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Thursday, October 14, 2004
Something special needed
CHENNAI, OCT. 13. It possibly struck Sourav Ganguly that a second off-spinner would be of advantage when the Indian captain spoke of the possibility of all three spinners playing in the second Test against Australia, beginning at the Chidambaram ...
Keeping his date with epoch-making feats
CHENNAI, OCT. 13. The practice session over, the players trooped into the team bus, which headed back to the hotel. The Chidambaram Stadium ground, throbbing with pre-Test fever, appeared to have lost its soul too, at least until the morrow, when ...
THE PETER ROEBUCK COLUMN
Indians have to look forward
India will be hoping for better luck in the second Test in Chennai starting on Thursday than it experienced in Bangalore where Sourav Ganguly's side did not enjoy the rub of the green with the umpires or the toss. Nor did it play well and changes ...
The Steve Waugh revolution
Much has been said and written about the missionary zeal with which the Australian cricketers approach their task as they set out to conquer the Last Frontier. The stand-in captain of the team which will play India in the second Test at ...
INDIA-AUSTRALIA: CHEPAUK MEMORIES
Tendulkar - a match-winner
CHENNAI, OCT. 13. You wouldn't have thought one swollen-headed elbow would refuse to submit to an entire nation's will. But there you have it: it now appears certain that Sachin Tendulkar will miss the second Test against Australia, starting on ...
Don't tinker with the teams
There should be no changes to either side for the second Test in Chennai. Under-performed players must be given a chance at redemption and neither team needs to start with new players. Form may have eluded the classic Indian batsmen but we all ...
Petrova upset in Kremlin Cup
MOSCOW, OCT. 13. The tough Russian women's field suffered its first loss early on Wednesday when Italy's Francesca Schiavone came back from a set down to upset eighth-seeded Nadia Petrova 0-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the second round of the Kremlin Cup. ...
Janaki overwhelms Supriya
NEW DELHI, OCT. 13. Hyderabad girl G. S. Janaki Rao overwhelmed the top-seeded Supriya Mallaya of Maharashtra 6-0, 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the DSCL National mini-junior tennis championship at the DLTA Complex here on Wednesday. It has been ...
Training for Champions Trophy from October 27
CHENNAI, OCT. 13. Noted strikers Gagan Ajit Singh and Deepak Thakur are expected to be part of the 25 probables for training in preparation for the forthcoming Champions Trophy at Lahore from December 4 to 12. The camp is to be held at Chandigarh ...
Santosh Trophy kicks off today
NEW DELHI, OCT. 13. Watch out for the swiftest legs and the most muscular frames of Indian football as the National championship for Santosh Trophy returns to the capital after a gap of six decades. Thanks to the domicile ruling of the All India ...
KANNUR, OCT. 13. Madras stormed into the pre-quarterfinals of the South Zone inter-University football championship, thrashing Kerala Agricultural 8-0. Karunakaran scored four goals, including a hat-trick, for Madras. In another third round ...
Billiards & Snooker
Anand's presence would inspire India
NEW DELHI, OCT. 13. After 12 years, the return of Viswanathan Anand has raised visions of India's best showing in the biennial Chess Olympiad. When this global team event is inaugurated at Mallorca, Spain, on Thursday, India will begin as a medal ...
Gagan Narang reigns supreme
INDORE, OCT. 13. Gagan Narang etched his name in the record books shooting an outstanding 105.7 in the final of the men's 10m Air rifle event in the 48th National championships at the Reoti Ranges here on Wednesday. Narang's terrific final ...
Rathore set to retain Mark as coach
NEW DELHI, OCT. 13. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's chances of bettering his Athens feat in the Beijing Olympics received a shot in the arm with the ace marksman all set to striking a deal with his coach Russel Mark. ``I can't say that we have ...
Sports : General
Armaan overcomes Aditya Akineni
BANGALORE, OCT 13. Armaan Ebrahim overcame Aditya Akineni's challenge to win the Rotax Max Challenge Series (junior section) at the Speed Zone track here recently. Aditya made desperate attempts to overtake Armaan, especially on the straight in ...
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