Sep 26, 2009

This Singh can be king

Harbhajan Singh is more comfortable in his bowling skin these days. The insecurity has faded. As a result, he has bowled with greater freedom.

Briefing

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Another title for Team India

Tendulkar and Harbhajan guide India to a tri-nation triumph in Sri Lanka. Over to S. Ram Mahesh. The Compaq Cup, a week-long tri-series ...

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Freelance cricketer

Well before big Freddie Flintoff announced his retirement from Test cricket he made sure that the rest of his life was going to be shaped by ...

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Del Potro, podium material

Del Potro’s defeat of Federer in the final was a shock result. The giant versus the tennis giant, literal versus figurative, one of sport’s ...

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Girl with a mission

Poojashree Venkatesh hopes to break into the top 250 which would get her a place in the qualifying rounds of the Grand Slam events. By Kalyan ...

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Historic victory

By winning the mixed doubles title in Chinese Taipei recently, V. Diju & Jwala Gutta became the first Indian pair to triumph in a Gold ...

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Viability is the big question

The Corporate Trophy might be BCCI’s idea of making companies to employ cricketers besides jumping on the sponsorship bandwagon, but it remains ...

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Churchill Brothers top of the heap

The final, in a broad sense, was a contest between Goa and Bengal. And Churchill Brothers’ victory over Mohun Bagan meant Goa had a clear edge.

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Finally on track

Robin van Persie has shown his true class when it mattered the most and is now one of the star names in the English Premier League, writes ...

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Soldado’s time to shine

Former Real Madrid youth-team star seeks a new beginning at Getafe, writes Gary Toal. After a summer of unprecedented spending by the ...

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The World Cup picture

There was a strange and deafening silence in the laudatory English Press on the salient fact that, in the World Cup qualifiers against England, ...

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Back among the elite

Somdev Devvarman stages an amazing comeback to steer India into the World Group after 11 years. By Kamesh Srinivasan. The young man has ...

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Crucial ODI tournament

At a time when the ODI format is fighting for survival, the success of the 2009 Champions Trophy will help serve as a benchmark for the ...

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He authored professional tennis

Ramanathan Krishnan (in pic) believes that Jack Kramer was not a mere mortal but an institution. Very few in India have Krishnan’s insight and ...

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Illegal action to be stamped out

“In the last two years there have been many cases of bowlers breaching the law. The umpires have been inefficient. They are not doing their ...

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