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Friday, October 10, 2003
A Herculean task ahead of the Black Caps
AHMEDABAD, OCT. 8. A dream opening spell by Zaheer Khan followed Rahul Dravid's marathon innings, which was just shy of 10 hours, as India took command of the first Test of the Videocon series here on Thursday. Seamer Jacob Oram found Dravid's ...
A tale of two titans
The season is here. As in falling autumnal leaves, all the familiar hues are there; you can hear all the familiar rustle too. Who's greater? Who's better? Who's the victim? Who's the winner? What if they had batted first? In the event, it ...
Double delight for Dravid
** The double hundred (222) was Rahul Dravid's third and his career best eclipsing the 217 against England at Oval in September last year. Among Indian batsmen only Sunil Gavaskar (4) has more 200-plus scores in Tests. Dravid, meanwhile, became ...
Prakash knocks out Mertinak
DHARWAD, OCT. 10. Prakash Amritraj came up with a dazzling display to knock out the second seed, Michal Mertinak of Slovakia, 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (7-5) in about two hours and advanced to the quarterfinals of the $25,000 ATP Challenger tennis ...
Sania in semifinals
NEW DELHI, OCT. 9. The top-seeded Sania Mirza made it to the semifinals with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over seventh-seeded Wilawan Choptang of Thailand in the second $10,000 ITF women's circuit tennis tournament in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday. The ...
Billiards & Snooker
No stopping Sunil
ERODE, OCT. 9. Sunil Mathew (TNBSA) has qualified to play in the quarterfinal knockout stage by winning all his four Group B league matches to top the table in the second leg of the Tamil Nadu State-ranking snooker tournament at Club Mayura, ...
GM norm for Ramesh
NEW DELHI, OCT. 9.R.B. Ramesh completed the formalities of making his third and final Grandmaster norm but it was Uzbekistan's Marat Dzhumaev who broke the dullness of draws on the leading boards at the expense of joint top seed Dmitry Svetushkin ...
Shruti is the leader
BANGALORE, OCT. 9. Shruthi Khanna, the two-handicapper from Delhi Golf Club, rose to the top of the leaderboard on the penultimate day of the A.V. Thomas ladies amateur Open golf tournament at the Wills Sport course here. On a day when the ...
Radhika hogs limelight
CHENNAI, OCT. 9. Three girls broke the old mark in the 200m breast stroke of the under-16 section with Radhika Katyal of Seedling Modern School, Jaipur, leading the pack on the third day of the CBSE National swimming meet at the Velachery complex ...
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