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Pathan gets green signal for World Cup
Ahmedabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Left-arm pacer Irfan Pathan, whose fitness had come under doubt, will travel to the Caribbean to play in the World Cup beginning March 11, selection committee chairman Dilip Vengsarkar said here Sunday.

Sunday, February 25, 2007 7:35:19 PM

Team India 2007 best available: Pranab Roy
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) While the World Cup cricket fever grips India, debate continues on which national squad since the 1983 had the best chance to win the Cup.

Sunday, February 25, 2007 3:30:26 PM

Pen sketches of Sri Lankan World Cup team
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka may have lost a closely fought one-day series to India recently but they are one of the most experienced side vis-a-vis the World Cup, which begins in the West Indies March 11.

Sunday, February 25, 2007 12:04:35 PM

Total recall: Australia's first World Cup success in 1987
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Allan Border's Australia defeated traditional opponents England - thanks partly to an indiscreet reverse sweep by captain Mike Gatting in the final - to lift their maiden World Cup in 1987, and signal the start of a long dominance.

Sunday, February 25, 2007 12:01:28 PM

The crowds are missing from Premier Hockey League
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) The noisy crowds have made way for near empty stands despite pleasant weather, the players are cribbing about the long schedule and the organisers just don't know the reasons for the sudden loss of interest in the game. Welcome to the 2007 edition of the Premier Hockey League (PHL) being played here now.

Sunday, February 25, 2007 8:19:52 AM

1979: Sri Lanka score historic win over India (FROM WORLD CUP FILES)
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) On June 18, 1979, Sri Lanka became the first second-rung country to beat a Test-playing nation in a World Cup when the islanders stunned India in Manchester.

Sunday, February 25, 2007 8:12:37 AM

1979: Richards' ton in Windies' World Cup triumph (FROM WORLD CUP FILES)
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Vivian Richards took the world by storm on June 23, 1979, as the 'Master Blaster' guided the West Indies to their second World Cup title by beating a listless hosts England.

Sunday, February 25, 2007 7:59:05 AM

Sourav for inclusion of winnows in World Cup
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly Saturday batted for the inclusion of little known sides in the World Cup, saying the experience of playing formidable teams would make them stronger in future.

Saturday, February 24, 2007 9:34:44 PM

Ashok continues to lead in Solaris golf
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) Ashok Kumar carded a two-under-par 68 to take a one-stroke lead going into Sunday's final round in the Rs.6 million Solaris Global Green Open golf here Saturday.

Saturday, February 24, 2007 4:26:01 PM

Greg Chappell enjoys a houseboat holiday
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 24 (IANS) India cricket coach Greg Chappell and his wife managed to duck the media and the locals to enjoy a peaceful two-day stay here before they were identified by a cricket-loving auto rickshaw driver when they took a ride on his vehicle.

Saturday, February 24, 2007 2:19:04 PM

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