Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly will have good reason to smile if he takes one wicket during the inconsequential seventh India-Australia One-Day International here Wednesday. That will be his 100th scalp in this version of the game.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 3:37:23 PM
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Tuesday rejected its Pakistani counterpart's request to replace one Test match with two Twenty20 matches during Pakistan's tour to India starting next month.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 2:06:04 PM
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Controversial Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, South African pacer Shaun Pollock and New Zealand all-rounder Jacob Oram have joined the $3 million Indian Premier League (IPL), taking the total number of players who have signed for April's first edition to 25.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 2:04:58 PM
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) 'You have saved us!' a relieved Indian cricket board president Sharad Pawar told ground in-charge Sudhir Naik when he saw the lush green outfield and impeccable pitch at the Wankhede Stadium, where the final ODI will be played between Australia and India Wednesday.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 1:46:18 PM
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Mumbai cricketers turned nostalgic on the eve of Wednesday's seventh India-Australia one-dayer as it will be the last international match at the Wankhede Stadium here before it is bulldozed and converted into 'one of the best stadiums in the world'.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 1:45:22 PM
The offices of the Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) and the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) are a far cry from the dilapidated and cramped rooms they occupied till sometime ago. Both offices, built recently inside the Wankhede Stadium near Marine Drive facing the sea, now have vast spaces, contemporary furniture and a lot of glass.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 12:38:33 PM
The corner at the Pizzeria & Pasta Bar on Marine Drive, a favourite joint for youngsters, is also famous for its small banners with witty, thoughtful and contemporary messages emblazoned on them. These banners are changed frequently and continue to attract the attention of passers-by.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 12:37:46 PM
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) While India and Australia play the seventh ODI at the Wankhede Stadium here Wednesday, those wearying of the action on field can browse through books to brush up their knowledge of the game or pick up some memorabilia at the Marine Sports stall just a few steps from the boundary line.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 12:35:21 PM
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Jyoti Randhawa made a return to the top 100 of the world rankings with his three-shot win at the Hero Honda Indian Open at the Delhi Golf Club. Randhawa, who was languishing at the 114th place at the start of the previous week, has now moved up 23 places to 91.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 11:04:34 AM
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) With world champions Australia taking the competitive zing out of the current cricket series with their 4-1 winning lead in Nagpur, India will only have pride - and some statistics - to play for in the seventh One Day International (ODI) here Wednesday.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 10:58:01 AM
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