Jan 24, 2009

`A likeable personality'

"Premjit Lall had the talent and was definitely the most powerful player at that time. He had done very well, beating all the big names and I ...

Briefing

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‘Cricket is a way of life in Mumbai’

Like the champion sides from Mumbai in the past, the current squad led by Wasim Jaffer too has an immense sense of bonding, a lot of depth and ...

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Mumbai’s spirit to the fore

Facing an improbable target of 525 to win on the final day, Uttar Pradesh had only one option: to salvage a draw. But in the face of Mumbai’s ...

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Stars of the show

The just concluded Ranji season had quite a few heroic performances from both the youngsters and the old guard. V. V. Subrahmanyam picks his ...

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Denting Indian pride

Is the ICC hinting that Sachin Tendulkar’s faultless career has been a teeny-weeny bit boring, asks David Hopps. The International ...

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Snatching a last-gasp victory

Chelsea celebrated Frank Lampard's injury-time winner as though they had won the European Cup and the atmosphere in the dressing-room was ...

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Encouraging trends

The British Junior Open was a memorable tournament for Mahesh Mangaonkar. He not only won the title, but also nudged out Oliver Holland as the ...

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‘Cricket is a way of life in Mumbai’

Like the champion sides from Mumbai in the past, the current squad led by Wasim Jaffer too has an immense sense of bonding, a lot of depth and ...

Archives

Mumbai’s spirit to the fore

Facing an improbable target of 525 to win on the final day, Uttar Pradesh had only one option: to salvage a draw. But in the face of Mumbai’s ...

Archives

Stars of the show

The just concluded Ranji season had quite a few heroic performances from both the youngsters and the old guard. V. V. Subrahmanyam picks his ...

Archives

Denting Indian pride

Is the ICC hinting that Sachin Tendulkar’s faultless career has been a teeny-weeny bit boring, asks David Hopps. The International ...

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Signs of the times

T20 cricket has forced batsmen to think on their feet. Obviously it has come too late for older hands but youngsters arrive with fresh and open ...

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Formidable in Australia, but…

In Australia, Matthew Hayden remained a powerful opener who could knock the leather off the ball. At home, Hayden scored 5210 runs in 56 Tests ...

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An Indian figures in the finale!

One among the 60-odd tournaments on the ATP Tour, the Chennai event is eagerly awaited by thousands for multifarious reasons. Some await the ...

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1036 to 154 in one year!

Somdev Devvarman’s run to the final of the Chennai Open ATP is an achievement of great significance. His success in Chennai might not result in ...