Monthly Archives: December 2007

An opportunity lost: India thrashed in the Melbourne Test

RARELY DOES the opportunity of winning a test match knock at the doors of the Indian cricket team when they are playing away from home, and if it is against the mighty Aussies in their own backyard, then it is indeed one in a hundred. But India, after a gritty display of bowling on the first day of the test match, batted poorly in both the innings to lose this test match.
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Indian express Lee-Hesh is back!!

The Indian express is back! Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes have decided to bury the hatchet and partner each other in the upcoming Beijing Olympics. With the mega event just a mere eight months away, speculation had been ripe about which doubles team would be sent to Beijing. But India’s wonder doubles players have confirmed that they will play together in this event. Continue reading

Karthikeyan wins maiden A1 GP

When Narain Karthikeyan had made his debut in Formula 1, many of his detractors in India had thought it had little significance to the Indians. After all Formula 1 isnt any Indian sport. There are no circuits in India, even motor racing had not really taken off. It was not until 1989 that India got a fully-fledged racing track near Chennai, a 3.75-km course certified to stage F3 races.
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Yuvraj Singh shows his mettle

India went into the third test match against Pakistan at the M. Chinnaswamy stadium, Bangalore with Sachin Tendulkar and M.S. Dhoni not a part of the Indian Line up. Sachin had an injured knee and was advised rest by the team physio whereas Dhoni had a split webbing to take care of. The omission of these two players made way for Gambhir and Yuvraj into the side. Continue reading

Clarke is Australia’s T20 captain, Gilchrist deputy

The Australian cricket team has been the most professional team in cricket. But in a shocking decision taken by the Australian selectors, Michael Clarke was chosen to lead Australia against New Zealand in the upcoming 20-20 match to be held at Perth. Continue reading