Jan 3, 2009

He has evolved as a batsman

The turnaround in Gautam Gambhir’s career has been astonishing. The Gambhir of today is a solid and reliable southpaw who is unlikely to miss ...

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He has evolved as a batsman

The turnaround in Gautam Gambhir’s career has been astonishing. The Gambhir of today is a solid and reliable southpaw who is unlikely to miss ...

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Dhoni’s men of mettle

With chunks of valuable time lost due to poor light, the Test was destined for a draw. However, the 1-0 series win enabled India to reclaim the ...

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Pat Pietersen

England’s tour report in order of merit. By David Hopps. Kevin Pietersen 8 Pietersen is England’s most powerful captain for a ...

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The Big B of Tamil Nadu

Lakshmipathy Balaji has made his comeback in domestic cricket with a bang. The big man with a soft demeanour is as hard as nails once he gets ...

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New crop sprouts

One of the great things about sport is the way brilliant talent emerges to fill a vacuum. Often it arrives in a rush. No one saw Warne coming, ...

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‘A Test century would be great’

“It’s true that I’ve ignored my batting. It’s still not late. I have been working on my batting and would love to become an all-rounder,” says ...

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The bullet train

It was a runaway victory for the Railways in the final as the openers, Sulakshana and Jaya, made mincemeat of the Maharashtra bowling. V. V.

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Highly rewarding

The year 2008 should go down as one of the most fruitful for Indian chess. Seven World champions during the year surely reinforced India’s ...

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Gunners in turmoil

Billionaire Alisher Usmanov , who already owns 24% of the shares at Arsenal, says he is not prepared to buy more shares; were he to reach a ...

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Back on course

Fully fit, Michael Owen is looking to fight his way back into Fabio Capello’s England squad, and add to the 40 goals he has already amassed in ...

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Gerrard on song

On a day when Steven Gerrard scored twice and created two further goals, some of Liverpool’s football was as mesmerising as much that ...

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The golfing scene in India is vibrant

Chiranjeev Milkha Singh is set to start an academy at the Skytop Golf Village in Mysore. “The academy will be the best of its kind and will ...

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‘I am a positive person’

Sania Mirza wants to get back to where she once was on the WTA Tour. “I wish to get back that winning feeling. I want to make winning a habit,” ...