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Thursday, October 21, 2004
THE PETER ROEBUCK COLUMN
Daunting task ahead of India
India will be hard pressed to win this series. Sourav Ganguly's men had their chance in Chennai only to be denied by a combination of a defiant fifth wicket partnership and the North-East monsoon. Of course it is outrageous that Australia refuses ...
Chance for Patel to hold on to his place
CHENNAI, OCT. 20.Those demons of self-doubt, appearing much larger than the big gloves that adorn his rather tiny hands, appear to be circling around him, threatening to gobble up this pleasant faced boy in the man's world of Test cricket. A ...
Samaraweera stands firm as Pakistan pacemen run riot
FAISALABAD, OCT. 20.Thilan Samaraweera steadied Sri Lanka with a resolute unbeaten 97 as his side finished at 233 for seven from a precarious three down for nine runs as bad light stopped play five overs before scheduled close of play on the ...
New Zealand wrests initiative
DHAKA, OCT. 20. New Zealand rode on fast bowler James Franklin's hat-trick to seize the initiative on the second day of the opening cricket Test against Bangladesh here on Wednesday. The tourist was then indebted to opener Mathew Sinclair (76) ...
Henman in third round
MADRID, OCT. 20.Top-seeded Tim Henman defeated Albert Costa of Spain 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the third round of the $3 million Madrid Masters on Wednesday. Third-seeded Marat Safin also moved on, though he took more than two hours to battle past ...
UP tames Maharashtra, enters quarterfinals
NEW DELHI, OCT. 20. Bimal Ghosh, the highly respected Maharashtra coach, unknowingly motivated the wrong team ahead of the crucial preliminary league match of the National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy here. On the eve of the ...
Billiards & Snooker
Ganguly's dream run continues
MALLORCA, OCT. 20.Grandmaster Surya Shekhar Ganguly defeated Erik Van Den Doel of the Netherlands in the sixth round of the 36th Chess Olympiad here on Wednesday. Ganguly's win helped Indian men get an early lead against the Netherlands in the ...
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