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Monday, March 28, 2005
Interesting final day on the cards
BANGALORE, MARCH 27. It was Test cricket at its gripping best. With the huge crowd in a hushed silence, the fast and furious Mohammed Sami thundered in and delivered a vicious short-pitched delivery, which Virender Sehwag barely managed to keep ...
Top Lankan officials rise in revolt
COLOMBO, MARCH 27. Top Sri Lankan cricket officials and former national players rose in revolt on Sunday against the government's suspension of the nation's cricket board, electing a new committee headed by controversial former president Thilanga ...
Indian Airlines downs Air-India, enters last four
HYDERABAD, MARCH 27. Four-time Olympian Dhanraj Pillay asserted his class in the Indian Airlines' hard-fought 3-2 win over Air-India in a super league match and helped it move into the last four stage of the Senior National hockey championship ...
Ponting in roaring form
AUCKLAND, MARCH 27. Ricky Ponting smashed his 22nd Test century off just 104 balls as Australia reached 219 for four at stumps on the second day of the third Test against New Zealand here on Sunday. Ponting's third-wicket partnership of ...
Marathe stars in India's win
DURBAN, MARCH 27.Left-arm spinner Deepa Marathe's `eve of the match' performance of four for one helped India beat South Africa by four wickets in a women's World Cup match at Pretoria on Saturday. Batting first, the host was skittled out for ...
Ganguly's wicket was special: Kaneria
BANGALORE, MARCH 27. The third and final Test is on the boil and a rousing climax is on the cards on Monday with India needing 358 runs and Pakistan needing 10 wickets. The two teams believe that victory is possible. "I will give 101 per cent ...
Federer eases past Rochus
KEY BISCAYNE, MARCH 27. Top-ranked Roger Federer began a bid for his first Nasdaq-100 Open title by beating Olivier Rochus of Belgium 6-3, 6-1 in the second round on Saturday. ``It's always hard to start a tournament,'' he said. ``But I ...
It's Bhopal vs. Chennai
CHENNAI, MARCH 27.Bhopal, the defending champion, and Chennai, the runner-up, will contest the final again in the State Bank All-India inter-circle hockey tournament at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium tomorrow. In the semi-finals on Sunday, ...
I never took illegal substances, says Thanou
ATHENS, MARCH 27. Greek sprinter Katerina Thanou, in her first interview since she was accused of evading doping tests before the Athens Olympics, has denied she ever took illegal substances and said she hopes to run again. ``An athlete would ...
Sir, Pankaj Advani's victory in the World billiards championship is a matter of great joy and pride for the nation. What is more significant is the fact that Advani is still in his teens. It goes to show that there is talent in various ...
Keshav, Kapil triumph
NEW DELHI, MARCH 26. Keshav Misra (0-10 handicap) and Kapil Channa (11-20 handicap) claimed the honours in their respective sections in the Tag Heuer Precision golf tournament at the Delhi Golf Club course here on Sunday. Sanjay Sharma won the ...
Wiratchant wins Indonesia Open
JAKARTA, MARCH 27. Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant romped to a sensational five-stroke victory in the $ one million Indonesia Open golf tournament here on Sunday. The Indians Arjun Atwal, Gaurav Ghei and Shiv Kapur finished way down ...
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