Mar 14, 2009

A charmer with the willow

Ramnaresh Sarwan’s role will be crucial to West Indies’ resurgence. The expectations are immense. Given his shot-making ability and sound ...

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A charmer with the willow

Ramnaresh Sarwan’s role will be crucial to West Indies’ resurgence. The expectations are immense. Given his shot-making ability and sound ...

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Edwards shows his class

In a drab Test match, Edwards occasionally lit up the scene. Ramnaresh Sarwan batted delightfully for a couple of days, Denesh Ramdin was all ...

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The game is sick because the world is sick

Cricket has been teaching us that men of all types can live under the same roof. It has been the story of India. How did we think it could be ...

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Featherbeds are futile

The pitch is an integral part of the game, and as such the quality of pitches needs to be good if a game of cricket has to provide real ...

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It won’t be the same anymore

The vision of Chris Broad in his blood-stained shirt, the thought that his driver had been shot dead simply driving two miles from cricket ...

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Man with unshakeable belief

Ferrari’s Brazilian driver is over the heartbreak he felt when he had the F1 title snatched from his grasp in his home town in last year’s ...

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A star, a fan and a franchise owner

Priety Zinta — Bollywood star, IPL franchise owner — is in Napier at the invitation of the New Zealand government, and she brings Dhoni luck at ...

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Blitzkrieg at Christchurch

The third ODI became a batting contest. It wasn’t surprising because the AMI Stadium is outrageously small, the boundary on one side a mere 54 ...

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In the aftermath of Lahore

The Lahore episode possibly strengthens the case for an exclusive full-time force that can handle security for all kinds of sports events, ...

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A pity it had to end like this

Sehwag and Tendulkar, in the time they batted after M. S. Dhoni won the toss, provided rich entertainment, before the match was abandoned due ...

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One-sided contest

After Virender Sehwag, M. S. Dhoni, and Suresh Raina took India to an imposing total in 38 overs, Zaheer Khan and Praveen Kumar bowled a superb ...

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He’s not interested in making a comeback

Shane Warne may only roll his arm in the IPL nowadays, but as he prepares to swap ball for microphone the capacity for the unexpected remains.

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Gun and glory

He is largely responsible for giving Indian shooting the attention it so richly deserves. Meet India’s national coach Sunny Thomas. By A.

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United pulls away from the pack

Manchester United is still the envy of its rivals since an uneven effort brought an 11th consecutive Premier League victory, writes Kevin ...

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Too many tournaments

Aston Villa’s manager Martin O’Neill has embroiled his club in a plethora of fixtures this season, but has found that his attempts to do so ...

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Like an oasis in a desert

HOCKEY YEAR BOOK By K. Arumugam (Published by Field Hockey Publications, J-1/31, Flat No. D2, Khiriki Extension, Malaviya Nagar, New ...