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Friday, March 25, 2005
Inzamam-ul-Haq delights with delectable knock
BANGALORE, MARCH 24. It was an effort of delectable touch and effortless ease, conjured more than constructed. The man who meets the ball with the sweet portion of his willow had timed a hundred in his century of Tests. On Thursday the crowd at ...
Inzamam's sublime composition
HE turned his bat into a baton and wielded it like Zubin Mehta in a hallowed Viennese Opera House. The mesmerised bowlers, fielders and his own batting partner were willing members of the string, wind and percussion sections of a Symphony ...
Comfortable win for RBI
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 24. Reserve Bank of India scored a 91-run win over Rovers CC in the Thiruvananthapuram district `A' division cricket league ere on Thursday. The scores: RBI 279 for seven in 45 overs (Jijesh 65, ...
Sri Lanka leaves for New Zealand
COLOMBO, MARCH 24. Buddhist monks chanted hymns and tied good-luck white threads on the wrists of a 14-member Sri Lanka cricket team on Thursday before they departed Colombo for New Zealand to complete a tour that was interrupted by the December ...
For his father, says Inzamam
BANGALORE, MARCH 24. A captain's knock in his 100th Test rested easy on Inzamam-Ul-Haq's burly shoulders. However the Pakistan skipper after an unbeaten 184 would rather focus on the second day and pile on the runs because the memory of bungling ...
Don't rush a crush
KEY BISCAYNE, MARCH 24. Embracing their status as role models, Serena and Venus Williams have written a book with advice for pre-teens on such subjects as money and dating. Regarding the latter, their recommendation: Don't rush a crush. ...
Daniilidou overcomes Garbin
KEY BISCAYNE, MARCH 24. Eleni Daniilidou beat Tathiana Garbin 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 on Wednesday, the opening day of the Nasdaq-100 when all the seeds had the afternoon off. Vera Douchevina of Russia defeated Frenchwoman Emilie Loit 6-3, 6-3 in other ...
Quality at a premium
HYDERABAD, MARCH 24. Quality has been at a premium in the league phase of the 61st senior National hockey championship for the Rangaswamy Cup but it terms of quantity it has been mind- boggling as 74 matches were played in the first one week ...
Luna, Royal win
KOZHIKODE, MARCH 24. Luna and Royal Sports Club recorded identical wins in the Videocon Kozhikode `C' division football league here on Thursday. Luna overcame Kerala Soaps and Oil by a solitary goal scored by Saheer in the 33rd minute, while an ...
KARACHI, MARCH 24.India's Formidables won the eighth Balijee bridge festival by accumulating 154 Victory Points in the competition participated by 33 teams, including six from India. Formidables, comprising K.R. Venkatraman, Subhash Gupta, ...
Racing : Horse
Torodoro runs with a good chance
BANGALORE, MARCH 25. Torodoro, who is in fine nick as evidenced by his track movements, runs with a good chance in the Kempe Gowda Cup (Div. I) (1,400m), the feature event of this afternoon's meeting. False rails (width about ...
Racing : Motor
Sports : General
CPT takes volleyball title
KOCHI, MARCH 24. Cochin Port Trust regained the all-India Major Ports' volleyball title after a year's break at the South End Recreation Club courts, Willingdon Island, on Wednesday night. Cochin bounced back after losing the first two sets ...
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