Feb 14, 2009

Bucking the trend

All last year, economies struggled and gasped for breath and the pipelines of the global fiscal system clogged to the point of debilitation. If ...

Briefing

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Giggs’ accomplishment

Ryan Giggs’ winner made him the only player to have scored in every Premier League season since the competition’s inaugural campaign of ...

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Bucking the trend

All last year, economies struggled and gasped for breath and the pipelines of the global fiscal system clogged to the point of debilitation. If ...

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It’s a record!

England’s deposed skipper Kevin Pietersen and all-rounder Andrew Flintoff caused a temblor at the IPL auction, each going for a whopping $ 1.55 ...

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A record 9 for India

Led by Gautham Gambhir’s positive strokeplay, India set Sri Lanka a stiff target that the host could not chase. This victory was an ...

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Steamrolling Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan pacemen were awry with their line, but it can be said that Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh disrupted the bowlers’ rhythm. Their ...

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Spinning records at will

Muttiah Muralitharan has spent countless hours at the nets sharpening his skills, progressing from a one-dimensional bowler with a big ...

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Captain cool has a whale of a time

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a strong captain and leads by example. The respect for him in the team is spontaneous. While he is intense in the ...

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Set for the top

The youngsters in the Indian ODI team are playing with a lot of panache and selflessness. It is this trait that has proved to be India’s ...

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Team versus star

The best player of a side is not necessarily its best captain, nor is its best captain its best player. The great mystery which lies at ...

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Wingers again!

The immensely talented Jermaine Pennant has found it hard to achieve a regular place, even a place at all, in the Liverpool team which is why ...

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King of scorers

Bill was a cricket person from the tips of his toes to the tips of his fingers that in the last few years needed three operations to correct ...

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Hoping for the best

The Australian side to tour South Africa is not the most frightening one the nation has sent overseas but it has unity and spirit and suggests ...

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Suspicions are percolating throughout the sport

Forget drug-taking - the biggest threat to modern sport is match-fixing. From snooker to football, the allegations keep coming. Can we really ...

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One-day crown changes hands

Ricky Ponting reasoned that Australia's defeats were due to an experimental phase that was required to build a side for the 2011 World Cup.

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Giggs’ accomplishment

Ryan Giggs’ winner made him the only player to have scored in every Premier League season since the competition’s inaugural campaign of ...