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Tuesday, October 12, 2004
ON THE FRONT FOOT - ADAM GILCHRIST
A perfect start to the series
In thrusting himself onto the international stage with such a wonderful debut innings, Michael Clarke, along with our experienced bowling group gave us the perfect launching pad for the series here in India. To go one up is the ideal start but of ...
A symbiotic relationship
BANGALORE, OCT. 11. The Mexican waves created dazzling patterns in the stands, as if a huge length of multi-coloured cloth was swirling around the corners of the ground. The man at the drums kept pounding away furiously, as if the sounds produced ...
India cannot afford another poor start
CHENNAI, OCT. 11. A pensive Sourav Ganguly inspected the Chidambaram Stadium wicket on Monday. The Indian cricket captain arrived in the city in the morning, while his team members and the Australian side flew in from Bangalore in the evening. ...
Keith Miller dead
Melbourne (Australia), Oct. 11. (AP): Australian cricket great, Keith Miller, an all-rounder on Donald Bradman's Invincibles team that toured England unbeaten in 1948, has died at the age of 84, his family said Monday. Miller, voted ...
Millers don't happen overnight
A tribute... when Miller retired in 1956 by The Hindu's correspondent and Australian Test cricketer J.H. Fingleton. World worries over Hungary and Suez together with the pending Olympic Games in Australia deny Miller his ...
India a better Test side than Pakistan: Imran
DUBAI, OCT. 11. Pakistan has done comparatively better in recent times against India in the shorter version of the game but India still remains a better Test side than Inzamam-ul Haq's team, said former Pakistan captain Imran Khan. Talking to ...
Match abandoned; Sri Lanka in final
RAWALPINDI, OCT. 11.Sri Lanka qualified for the triangular series final against Pakistan on Monday after its limited-overs international against Zimbabwe was abandoned due to a wet outfield. Umpires Simon Taufel and Aleem Dar inspected the ...
When history was repeated
CHENNAI, OCT. 11. Over the years, cricket, like any sport, has produced its fair share of climaxes and anti-climaxes; like any good story, it has provoked the creation of myths and footnotes. Consequently, we find ourselves often walking away ...
The frontline needs reshaping and recasting
CHENNAI, OCT. 11. Any endeavour at interpreting the outcome of the eight-Test hockey series between India and Pakistan must be from the standpoint of the close verdicts in most of the matches. That India managed to win two and force a draw in two ...
West Bengal is the favourite
MARGAO, OCT. 11.West Bengal, which has remained unbeaten so far, is the clear favourite to win the title, when it locks horns with defending champion Mizoram in the final of 27th sub-junior (under-16) National football championship at Duler in ...
Kannur posts win
KARAIKUDI, OCT. 11. Trailing 31-40 at the end of the second quarter, Kannur University rallied to defeat Rajiv Gandhi Health Sciences University 71-54 in the south zone inter-university (men's) basketball tournament here on Monday. ...
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