Dec 26, 2009

Bolt... and the bolt from the blue

Usain Bolt, Roger Federer, Virender Sehwag... there were quite a few champion performers in 2009. There were also cases of heroes becoming ...

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Bolt... and the bolt from the blue

Usain Bolt, Roger Federer, Virender Sehwag... there were quite a few champion performers in 2009. There were also cases of heroes becoming ...

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On top of the world

It was at the Brabourne Stadium of the CCI, which houses the BCCI headquarters, that India overwhelmed Sri Lanka by an innings and 24 runs to ...

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India’s five-gun salute

India reached the top of the totem pole in Test cricket thanks to its batting stalwarts living up to their reputation and a proactive captain ...

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Losing out towards the end

It was a sobering closure to a year in which consistency proved elusive as the young turks failed to cement their spots while World Cup 2011 ...

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Stars of 2009

A LOOK AT A FEW CRICKETERS WHO DREW ATTENTION IN 2009. Andrew Strauss: The left-handed opener was pitchforked into the hot seat of ...

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Decline of Aussies in Test status

Australia did call the shots, in Test matches, against the visiting West Indies during the end of 2009. But largely it remained a year in which ...

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Test matches still popular

The crowds at the recent India-Sri Lanka series, especially in the Kanpur and Mumbai Tests, suggested that interest for Test matches is far ...

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Bolt, Sanya Richards are the best

It was an awesome display of sprinting that surpassed the expectations of the pundits as Usain Bolt registered his world record double. Sanya ...

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A heady mix it was

The 2010 World Cup qualifiers threw up a variety of emotions and compelling moments, and a major controversy too. By S. R. Suryanarayan.

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Aussies outstanding

Two Champions Trophy tournaments, five continental competitions, two World Cups for juniors, a string of challengers and qualifiers kept the ...