Oct 17, 2009

Still enjoying the game

“There is no better place for me to enjoy than on the cricket field. I simply love to be there,” the 37-year-old Adam Gilchrist says as V. V.

Briefing

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Time to button up and win hands down

It wouldn’t be wise for Button to leave things late; he has to go flat out for victory in Sao Paulo. For one who is as immensely talented as ...

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Leading life on his terms

Deccan Chargers is banking heavily on Andrew Symonds to perform in the Champions League. And the star all-rounder tells V.V. Subrahmanyam that ...

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An event of surprises

A dazzling display of fireworks announces the conclusion of ICC Champions Trophy 2009. The competition, well organised and seldom short of ...

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Back in the groove

Ponting’s men were buzzing in Johannesburg and Centurion. They dished out a vibrant brand of cricket underlined by self-belief. Australia was ...

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World Cup 1983, Sharjah ’86!

“That glorious day — June 25, 1983 — remains close to my heart the most. There have been some other great deeds too, but nothing to match the ...

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The will to fight

The remarkable thing about Poojashree Venkatesh and Rushmi Chakravarthi is their amazing self-belief. Indian women’s tennis depends a lot on ...

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Aquilani's Anfield woes

The Italian player is still to come close to making his debut in England having been signed despite an ankle problem, but that has not deterred ...

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Keen to make his mark

Mikel Alonso, who joined CD Tenerife last season, helping it secure promotion to the top flight, hopes to step out of his younger sibling ...

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Yuki all the way

The world junior No. 1 appears to be having a smooth transition to the senior level. By Amitabha Das Sharma. Winning comes naturally to ...

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Saint Bobby of Newcastle

A memorial service in the honour of Bobby Robson was held recently at Newcastle United, where he had several impressive years in his last job ...

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‘Don’t write us off’

Geethu Anna Jose is of the view that the Indian basketball team has improved a lot in the last couple of years. “The very fact that the Chinese ...

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‘Twenty20 is really very boring!’

“While I like and enjoy Twenty20, it’s a bit like one-day cricket. If you don’t get a close finish, what have you got? A very ordinary game of ...

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SHANE WATSON