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Friday, November 26, 2004
THE GREG CHAPPELL COLUMN
Obsession with pitch can lead to disaster
It seems to me that pitch preparation dominates the thinking of the Indian team before, during and after each Test these days. In the days leading up to each game most of what we hear about is what sort of pitch it is and how it will fit the team ...
THE BARRY RICHARDS COLUMN
India needs a new formula for winning
South Africa would be very happy with the first Test, India understandably less so. The host would have had high hopes of a victory but the toss and poor team selection has left them without one. How Irfan Pathan was left out will remain a ...
For Kumble, performance is paramount
KANPUR, NOV. 25. The joy of another five-wicket haul is buried under the pain of having to explain he is a different kind of bowler. It is indeed a pity that Anil Kumble, a mere five wickets away from becoming India's highest wicket-taker, is ...
Andrew Hall a street fighter
KANPUR, NOV. 25. Soon after the first Test met with a predictable end, the South Africans cooled off with a game of football, building up the moves with neat passes, and finishing in style too. Andrew Hall, the Man of the Match of the first ...
Sengupta shocks Berkes
KOCHI, NOV. 25. While Indian Deep Sengupta pushed the top-seeded Ferenc Berkes deeper into the abyss of despair, a young Chinese and a small Malaysian celebrated memorable landmarks at the World junior chess championship at the Casino Hotel here ...
Alok stays on course
EINDHOVEN (THE NETHERLANDS), NOV. 25. National snooker champion Alok Kumar kept firmly on course in the league phase of the 2005 IBSF World snooker championship with an efficient 4-0 win over Rafal Gorecki (Poland) in the first session of play on ...
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