Mar 28, 2009

Ending a 33-year drought

Seen in terms of the conditions and the opposition, India’s ten-wicket win against New Zealand in Hamilton is an admirable achievement but no ...

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Ending a 33-year drought

Seen in terms of the conditions and the opposition, India’s ten-wicket win against New Zealand in Hamilton is an admirable achievement but no ...

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India packs a wallop

Sachin Tendulkar elevated his game. The second part of his 160 was a treat for the gods — pity only a few thousand saw it. Of his 26 fours, ...

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Winning spin

Harbhajan Singh bowled exceptionally well in the Kiwi second innings. More than the number of wickets, it was the mode of dismissals that was a ...

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STATISTICS

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Of sports shows

‘The Crowd Goes Wild’ is a popular television programme in New Zealand, and it’s often very funny. It features as anchor Mark Richardson (in ...

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Let’s be practical and sensible

If the performances of the seniors are as positive as they have been made out to be, then the expectation of a trophy triumph in the Azlan Shah ...

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A hit on and off the pitch

Rio Ferdinand was criticised early in his career for a tendency to try a little too much on the ball. But with age and experience he has learnt ...

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Manipur’s monopoly continues

Manipur won its 15th National title, 12th on the trot, beating West Bengal in the final. G. Prasad reports. A dominant and aggressive ...

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Rome sweet Rome

Foreign fans who travel to see their team play Roma in the Stadio Olympico are taking if not their life then certainly their physical safety in ...

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Ominous clouds follow United

The Manchester United players were way below the imperious standard they set very recently. And it was not even Fulham, or the officials, who ...

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Liverpool hot on United's heels

With the trouncing of Aston Villa, Rafael Benitez's team closed to within a point of the leader, although Manchester United has a game in hand.

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Another interesting season on the cards

The slew of technical changes wrought by the FIA is what makes the 2009 season unpredictable but interesting. The introduction of KERS, ...