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Thursday, September 30, 2004
I will start using lighter bat: Tendulkar
MUMBAI, SEPT. 29. The Australians estimate Sachin Tendulkar so highly that coach John Buchanan said he would be his first pick if he's ready to play. "Yes, I would pick him even if he's not played for six weeks. Yes, certainly. He's a quality ...
Mahendra wins a bitter battle
KOLKATA, SEPT. 29. It was a stunning end to a bitterly fought battle to head the richest sports body in India, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The first day of the two-day 75th annual general meeting was full of suspense, ...
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Adapting and succeeding in unfamiliar conditions
Any cricketer's stature is determined by his success overseas. The ability to adapt quickly to unfamiliar conditions separates the great from the merely good. Greg Chappell, one of Australia's finest batsmen, regrets not having come to India. ...
India Seniors in a spot of bother
BANGALORE, SEPT. 29. A batting order that spelt "Nation's pride, rivals' envy" in the not-so-distant past is now a mere memory. India Seniors' search for runs continued and only skipper Sourav Ganguly's 65 along with a 68-run last-wicket ...
Tendulkar-Warne meeting takes centrestage
MUMBAI, SEPT. 29. The two masters of the game, Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne, took some time off to exchange greetings and share thoughts even as the two teams, Mumbai and Australia, were having their practise session at the Brabourne Stadium ...
BCCI elections issue keeps courts busy
CHENNAI, SEPT. 29. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) elections issue kept Chennai courts busy, with a city civil court restraining the Board from confirming the appointment of Jagmohan Dalmiya as patron-in-chief, and a Division ...
Safin downs Okun
BANGKOK, SEPT. 29.Former World No. 1 Marat Safin stormed into the second round of the Thailand Open on Wednesday with a confident 6-2, 6-3 win over Israel's Noam Okun. The results: At Bangkok (Thai Open): First round: Marat ...
Pakistan has the last laugh
PESHAWAR, SEPT. 29. India fought bravely before succumbing 3-2 to Pakistan in the third Test here today. Trailing by two goals going into the second half, India did well to bounce back with goals in the 48th and 60th minutes through Hari ...
It's all `natural' to Rooney
LONDON, SEPT. 29.Man United manager Alex Ferguson has called him a ``natural,'' and Wayne Rooney showed that's just what he is. In his first match with United after being out three months with a broken right foot, the 18-year-old Englishman ...
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IOA slaps life ban on three lifters, coach
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 29. Shamed at the Olympics, weightlifters Pratima Kumari and Sanamacha Chanu were on Wednesday served life bans `for bringing disrepute to the country at the Athens Games'. Their coach, Pal Singh Sandhu has also been banned for ...
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