Nov 26, 2005

Of scoring rates and partial truths

The series between Australia and the West Indies in Australia in 1960-61 has been hailed as perhaps the greatest of all times. It probably was.

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Of scoring rates and partial truths

The series between Australia and the West Indies in Australia in 1960-61 has been hailed as perhaps the greatest of all times. It probably was.

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`Cometh the hour, cometh the man'

`Never have I seen runs compiled so painfully and few of the team dared look at the playing area.' — Alec Bedser GULU EZEKIEL ...

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Beyond the boundary

Outwardly Taibu and his 73 peers were complaining about issues that concern players, such as contracts and safety. It was the timing not the ...

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The importance of not having a Federer

NANDITA SRIDHAR HERE is a little story. Not too long ago, Hurricane Roger was just a prediction, Anna Kournikova's soap opera on a tennis ...

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Determining our mindset

RAJU BHARATAN HOW this game taunts the genuine achiever! Here we were, arguing that Sourav deserved a ...

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Pakistan, hospitable Pakistan

It seems English cricket is closer to the modern way of thinking than at any time since the 19th century. TED CORBETT NOVEMBER 7 — ...

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Let's not gloat over Ganguly

ROHIT BRIJNATH SPORT waits for no man, it cares not for reputation, it is quick to ignore the past. It is ...

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England misses commander-in-chief

TED CORBETT IT was not until 24 hours after England's defeat at the hands of Pakistan that I realised ...

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Average, bad, worse, worst...

S. DINAKAR SRI LANKA finds itself in a situation where tough decisions need to be taken. In India, it ...

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A tale of two bad boys

V. V. SUBRAHMANYAM EVEN as the Indians were recovering from the five-wicket defeat against the South Africans, the ICC match referee Jeff ...

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The Wenger volte-face

YOU could well understand Arsene Wenger, Arsenal's manager, a Frenchman after all, being thoroughly upset when Jose `The Mouth' Mourinho called ...

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Where the old and the new co-exist

S. DINAKAR THE teams, India and Sri Lanka, journeyed by road from Rajkot to Vadodara. Formerly a princely ...

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India on a roll

S. DINAKAR THE script had a perfect conclusion for Team India. Rahul Dravid scored the winning runs in ...

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Overcoming the blues

FOR a team that had been in the throes of despondency in one-day cricket, the 6-1 scoreline in the recently concluded series against Sri Lanka ...

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HEROES from home make their mark

RAKESH RAO AN Indian finished runner-up and nine others followed him in the top-20 list of the $300,000 ...

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Wiratchant keeps up the good work

RAKESH RAO IN the past decade and a half, no single factor has helped the country's golf more than the ...

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Vital component

V. V. RAJASEKHARA RAO Jacques Henry Kallis. Born: October 16, 1975, Pinelands, Cape Town, Cape Province. Major teams: South ...

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THE LINCHPIN

Though not wholly capable of the merriment of Lara or the adroitness of Tendulkar, Jacques Kallis belongs in the pantheon of cricketing gods, ...

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Done in by the early moisture

V. V. SUBRAHMANYAM THE fearsome South African pace trio of Shaun Pollock, Makhaya Ntini and Andre Nel ...

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