Sep 22, 2001

A much-maligned bowler

THERE can be no substitute for experience and it was evident in the manner in which Venkatesh Prasad returned to the Test side. The beginning ...

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A much-maligned bowler

THERE can be no substitute for experience and it was evident in the manner in which Venkatesh Prasad returned to the Test side. The beginning ...

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The seesaw of being Sourav

RAJU BHARATAN WHAT Chandu Borde told us, in effect, was that the selectors confirmed Sourav Ganguly as captain in two shakes of a duck's ...

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The Man with the Magic Feet

NIRMAL SHEKAR ONE of the biggest reasons - perhaps quite the most compelling reason - why we watch sport is that it is an activity where ...

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Indians should put on their thinking caps

ONCE again the Indians capitulated in a pressure cooker situation to lose the series. Have we not seen this before? The Test series in Sri ...

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'Sri Lankan cricket is in safe hands'

S. DINAKAR TAKING OVER the reins from a giant like Arjuna Ranatunga can be a daunting task, but Sanath Jayasuriya, who is very different ...

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'I have learnt a lot about life from cricket'

S. DINAKAR A cut here, a nick there and soon the opposition is bleeding. Mahela Jayawardene wields his willow with the precision of an ...

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England should give youth a go

WHAT now England? This must surely be the burning question for English cricket. Prior to the recent series against Australia, English cricket ...

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Time both umpires are neutral

RANJIT FERNANDO WITH cricket attracting so much interest among the public and the media, which in turn is translated into commercial ...

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The difference is obvious

WHILE spreading to different parts of the globe, cricket became an all-season sport played round the year. As a result, teams now are ...

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Soul-searching needed

THE furore and public debate subsequent to Milkha Singh's refusal to accept the Lifetime achievement Arjuna Award still continues unabated. For ...

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'I want to become a WGM in the next three years'

RAKESH RAO BELITTLED by too many for too long, Tania Sachdev has finally come of age. From claiming five titles in the British ...

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Soccer and surprise

GERMANY 1 England 5. Who in their senses could ever have predicted such a result in that World Cup qualifying match in Munich? Beforehand, a ...

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The scores need to improve

KAMESH SRINIVASAN THE place was steeped in history. The range was 110 years old. Some of the Indian shooters took the opportunity to add ...