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Saturday, November 27, 2004
THE PETER ROEBUCK COLUMN
Glitches in pitches a debatable topic
Few will mourn the passing of the Kanpur Test. Pitches have become the main topic of cricketing debate in India, outstripping the controversies about walking and throwing. Nagpur was deemed to be too bouncy, Mumbai was parched and Kanpur was ...
THE SANJAY MANJREKAR COLUMN
India's bench strength has improved
As I write this, Sourav Ganguly will be waiting nervously for ICC's decision on his appeal against the two-match ban. With the sword hanging over the Indian captain 48 hours before the final Test match, it will not be the ideal preparation for ...
It's really a great feeling: Ganguly
KOLKATA, NOV. 26. ``It's a big relief and I'm very happy that I can play the Test in front of my home crowd. It's a great feeling really,'' said Sourav Ganguly as he received news of the two-Test ban on him being "quashed'' by the International ...
Laxman on a sticky wicket
KOLKATA, NOV. 26. Strange are the ways of life. V.V.S. Laxman returns to the same venue where he conjured an immortal 281 not so long ago, as a mortal whose career is at the crossroads. The man whose epic effort halted Steve Waugh's marauding ...
Sixth straight win for Advani
EINDHOVEN (HOLLAND), NOV. 26. Defending champion Pankaj Advani maintained his progress in the IBSF World snooker championship with a facile 4-1 win against Jaroslaw Kowalski (Poland) in his first match in the morning, his sixth win in as many ...
Mumbai sitting pretty
MUMBAI, NOV. 26. Host Mumbai had every reason to smile at stumps on the second day of its Ranji Trophy Elite-A clash against Andhra at the Wankhede Stadium here on Friday. Resuming its first innings at 305 for three, Mumbai declared at 515 for ...
Sengupta's sensational leap
KOCHI, NOV. 26.The odds were stacked heavily against Deep Sengupta at the chess Junior Worlds here. His laptop has not been working ever since he landed in Kochi. To compound his misery, the Jamshedpur 16-year-old didn't bring any of his chess ...
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