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Wednesday, March 09, 2005
Memorable comeback by Balaji
MOHALI, MARCH 8. Lakshmipathy Balaji is back. The lanky Indian paceman turned around and raised his arms in triumph after trapping Rana Naved-ul-Hasan leg-before, savouring a maiden five-wicket innings haul in Tests on the first day of his ...
J.P. Yadav takes the day's honours
NAGPUR, MARCH 8. Confronted by a lively track and confounded by a bowler-friendly ambience, some of the noted batting performers of the domestic circuit came a cropper on the opening day of the Duleep Trophy final at the VCA Stadium here on ...
Lillee's guidance proved beneficial: Balaji
MOHALI, MARCH 8. "I worked really hard for a comeback," said Indian paceman Lakshmipathy Balaji after his fine effort of five for 76 against Pakistan in the first Test here on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Chennai lad, who last appeared for India in ...
Sania to play on clay before French Open
MUMBAI, MARCH 8.Admitting that clay is not her favourite surface, tennis sensation Sania Mirza said on Sunday that she will play some tournaments on clay before the French Open. "Clay is not my favourite surface but I will be playing some ...
India grouped with Holland
CHENNAI, MARCH 8. Defending champion, India, is grouped along with the Netherlands, Poland and Egypt in Pool `D' for the junior World Cup to be held at Rotterdam from June 29 to July 10. The International Hockey Federation released the ...
Anju focussed to get into World top three
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 8. It is going to be another busy year in the office for Anju Bobby George. And as she prepares to launch herself to gain a second World championship medal to add to the bronze that she had won in the 2003 Worlds ...
Billiards & Snooker
Mike Russell registers victory
PRESTATYN (NORTH WALES), MARCH 8. The 2005 World Professional billiards championship got off to a sedate start at the Pontins Holiday Village here, with defending champion Mike Russell of England scoring an easy but not very convincing 767-372 ...
Anand has a chance to catch up with Kasparov
LINARES, MARCH 8.Viswanathan Anand needs at least two more victories in the last three rounds to catch up with Garry Kasparov in the title-race of the City of Linares chess tournament. At present, eight-time winner Kasparov heads the seven-player ...
Ambarish scalps seven
THENI, MARCH 8. A seven-wicket haul by medium-pacer Ambarish Rengan (seven for 11) helped Kancheepuram defeat host Theni by nine wickets in the TNCA-S.S. Rajan Trophy inter-district cricket tournament at TKSMHSS ground, Koduvilarpatti here on ...
Racing : Motor
MRF to skip Meghalaya rally
KOCHI, MARCH 8.The noise and celebration over Narain Karthikeyan's impressive Formula One debut has just settled down and the motor sport action in the country slowly shifts to the rally circuit this week. The National Rally Championship opens ...
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