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Friday, April 08, 2005
Sehwag - making batting look simple
JAMSHEDPUR, APRIL 7. Virender Sehwag is not the sort of batsman you measure by statistics. You judge him by the impact he has on the opposition. At the same time, however, he has not done badly for someone who was not a specialist opener. In 34 ...
BY INZAMAM-UL HAQ
We must get Sehwag early
Two successive losses have pushed us firmly onto our back foot. The Jamshedpur ODI is of crucial significance for both teams. If India win here they will take an unbeatable 3-0 lead and the entire pressure will shift on us to win the next three ...
Mithali helps India dethrone Kiwis
POTCHEFSTROOM, APRIL 7. India knocked out holder New Zealand by 40 runs to make its first final in the women's World Cup. After captain Mithali Raj had piloted the side to 204 for six in 50 overs with an unbeaten 91, India dismissed New ...
New Zealand takes lead
NAPIER, APRIL 7. Unconventional fast bowler Lasith Malinga struck twice in fading light on Thursday to leave New Zealand 64 for two at stumps and leading Sri Lanka by 127 runs with a day remaining in the first cricket Test. Sri Lanka's tail ...
It was awesome on all counts: Anand
NEW DELHI, APRIL 7. "Sometimes you hit a purple patch, but this was awesome on all counts." This is how Viswanathan Anand described his dominating performance in the Amber blindfold and rapid chess tournament in Monaco last week. This was ...
Laxman unlucky to miss out
HYDERABAD, APRIL 7. V.V.S. Laxman's omission from the one-day squad has disappointed many of his fans here. While statistics may not reveal the true class of a player, they do reveal something about his consistency. If the last 15 ...
Serena makes short work of Randriantefy
AMELIA ISLAND (FLORIDA), APRIL 7.Second-seeded Serena Williams beat unseeded Dally Randriantefy 6-3, 6-1 in 52 minutes Wednesday night in a second-round match at the Bausch & Lomb championships. Williams, ranked No. 4, has won all five matches .
Lampard stars for Chelsea
LONDON, APRIL 7.Frank Lampard's two second-half goals lifted Chelsea to a 4-2 victory over Bayern Munich on Wednesday, giving the English club a big edge going into next week's second-leg Champions League quarterfinal in Germany. Lampard ...
Billiards & Snooker
Somayajulu rallies to win
VISAKHAPATNAM, APRIL 7.Somayajulu rallied to beat Lakshminarayana 40-56, 77-31, 89-34 to advance in a State-level invitation snooker tournament at Ukkunagaram Club on Thursday. Other results: Kamal Hasan bt Varma ...
Tamil Nadu leads
JAIPUR, APRIL 7. Tamil Nadu was ahead by 34 IMPs against WBBA `A' (127-93), with only a session remaining, in the final of the National bridge championship, for the Khosla Trophy, being held here. At the end of the first session, Tamil Nadu ...
Racing : Horse
Sea Legend triumphs
KOLKATA, APRIL 7. Mr. Darius J. Bulsara's Sea Legend (Md. Islam astride) claimed the Mysore Race Club Cup, the feature event of the races here today. D. Karki trains the winner. The results: 1. RELEVANCE CUP (1,600m), Cl. III, rated ...
Racing : Motor
Sports : General
Chennai gearing up for World qualifiers
CHENNAI, APRIL 7. The City is getting ready for a mega volleyball event in June-July. A fortnight ago it hosted the lots ceremony of the 13th World junior men volleyball championship, to be held at Visakhapatnam in August. Now it is preparing to ...
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