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Saturday, December 31, 2005
PETER ROEBUCK: SHOOTING FROM THE HIP
A lively and varied attack
Several South Africans were bowled between bat and pad after leaving an inviting gap
Australia wins, takes 1-0 lead
Shan Pollock, who scored a defiant 67, runs out of partners
Croatian hero keen to conquer Chennai
Chennai: Statutory warning: Ivan Ljubicic is injurious to the tongue. But who cares. After having 1,00,000 people turn up to receive him after his Davis Cup coronation, and almost finding seating space alongside John McEnroe, with a 11-match ...
Zaheer Khan a different bowler now
He swings the ball both ways and is effective round the wicket: Sandhu
Pradeep hits 93
NEW DELHI: Pradeep Sangwan hit 93 and took three for 23 to enable Ravindra Academy defeat RP Academy by 113 runs in the Sahibzada Ajit Singh cricket tournament here. The scores : RA 251 for six in 35 overs (Pradeep Sangwan 93, Hemant ...
Fine century by Nithin
KOCHI: Nithin Joseph's fine century (130, 12x4, 5x6) helped Tripunithura CC whack Ernakulam CC by 183 runs in the fifth N.S. Krishnan Trophy EDCA under-17 cricket league at the Palace Oval, Tripunithura, on Friday. TCC topped the five-team ...
Easy for Karamana
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Karamana Recreation Club `B' beat Murugan CC `B' by five wickets in the Canara Bank-TDCA `C' division cricket leaguehere on Friday. The scores: Murugan CC `B' 179 in 34.5 overs (Deepak 63 not out, Babu 48, Raghunath ...
One-sided matches dominate the day
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: One-sided matches were the order of the day as the singles events in boys section of the Sri Chitra State tennis tournament got underway at the TTC courts on Friday. The results: Boys (under-16): first round: ...
Bahuguna upsets Arun
NEW DELHI: Ishan Bahuguna upset the second-seeded V. Arun Anand 6-2, 6-2 in the under-16 boys' pre-quarterfinals of the Hindsutan Times second Ram Lal memorial AITA Talent series junior tennis tournament at the Modern School courts, ...
IA to meet PSB in final
NEW DELHI: Indian Airlines will meet Punjab and Sind Bank in the final of the Nehru hockey tournament on Saturday. In Friday's semifinals, Airlines beat Namdhari XI 2-0 while Punjab and Sind Bank rallied from a goal down against Indian Oil to ...
Narrow win for Bhavan's
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Bhavan's Vidya Mandir, Kochi overcame a sluggish start to squeeze out a one point win over Chettinad Vidhyasramam, Chennai in the girls semfinals of the CBSE all-India basketball tournament at the Agriculture College courts, ...
Uttaranchal deflates Kerala
PUNE: Holder Uttaranchal redeemed itself, but for the second time in the tournament looked far from impressive in its 73-55 victory over Kerala in a men's Group A match of the 56th edition of the senior National basketball championship at the ...
Billiards & Snooker
TN teams cause major upsets
CHENNAI: Two Tamil Nadu teams caused major upsets in the 47th National bridge championship at the JJ basketball indoor stadium here on Friday. In the round of 32 qualifiers knockout, seven out of the 16 seeded teams crashed out. L.J. Thomas ...
Racing : Horse
Sports : General
Eight-wicket win for Andhra Blues
VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Blues defeated Siddhartha Silver Jubilee Cricket Academy by 8 wickets in the Krishna District Cricket Association's power league tournament here on Friday. Batting first, SSJCA was bowled out for 54, with Vivekananda Raman ...
Majestic CC beats Sun Brothers
USILAMPATTI: Majestic Cricket Club, Madurai, defeated Sun Brothers Academy by 28 runs and entered the final of the Raja Durai Ambalam Memorial Trophy State-level cricket tournament here on Friday. The scores (Semi-finals): Majestic CC ...
PSPB and TN corner glory
PONDICHERRY: Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (Ajmer) and Tamil Nadu won the sub-junior boys' and girls' titles respectively in the Suzlon National sub-junior and inter-State table tennis championship, hosted by Pondicherry State TTA, at the ...
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