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R. Eswar

A Walk In The Park

Feb 17, 2007 R. Eswar

Yuvraj (95), Ganguly (58), Uthappa (52) and Sehwag (46) run riot to crush the hapless Lankans and allow India to end their pre-World Cup campaign with a 2-1 triumph.

Woeful Whimper...

Jan 27, 2007 R. Eswar

It was a big-bang of a dream start thanks to Uthappa (70 in 41 balls) but India lost the plot in the middle and there was no miraculous bowling comeback to prevent the series becoming wide open at 2-1.


'I Want To Play Elder Brother'

Undaunted by the numerous injuries that have plagued his career of late, Sachin wants to add value to Team India by nurturing the new match winners and see it win more matches.

Positives For Lanka

Dec 06, 2005 R. Eswar

The result a foregone conclusion, Atapattu's men claim both the batting and bowling honours to walk off with the psychological gains. Updates


Finally, There's Play

After three frustrating rain-ruined days, the Test, left with only academic interest, gets underway.

03 December, 2005

No Respite

R. Eswar

The match fails to take off on the second day as well with overnight rains rendering the outfield wet and unfit to play.


02 December, 2005

Wet Opening

R. Eswar

The forecast of a severe thunderstorm for the next four days has put a doubt on whether the match can start at all.


22 November, 2005

Washed Out!

R. Eswar

The abandonment once again raises questions on the BCCI's rotational policy for allotment of venues as the metropolis generally receives rainfall this time of the year.


16 November, 2005

'India Cap Can Wait'

R. Eswar

'I do not want to think about that now (recall to the team). My immediate target is Tamil Nadu's opening Ranji Trophy match.'


13 May, 2005

Plugging The Loopholes

R. Eswar

'The first 15 overs are the key to a positive result in a match. So, I am prepared to take this challenge and master my skills in the first 15 overs and stop conceding runs.'


02 April, 2005

Too Hot To Handle

R. Eswar

It was hot and humid, but the big guns fired big -- first Sehwag (108) and Dravid (104) with a 201-run partnership and then after initial breakthroughs by the quickies, Sachin made it a no contest by repeating a 5-wicket haul (5-50).


18 October, 2004

Rain Robs India Of Possible Equaliser

R. Eswar

Ending Day IV on a positive note with Sehwag striking McGrath for three fours, the 'Men in Blue' must have fancied their chances of drawing parity with another 210 runs needed and all wickets intact, albeit on a wearing Chepauk track, but cyclonic ra


17 October, 2004

Needle Contest In The Offing

R. Eswar

After being at the receiving end on the first three days, Damien Martyn's resolute 104 changes the complexion of the game as Australia set the hosts a target of 229 (210 after India ended the day at 19-0) on a wearing fifth day track to draw parity.


16 October, 2004

Kumble Seizes Initiative

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Picking up from where he left off in the first innings, 'Jumbo' claims three Aussie scalps to complete a 10-wicket haul and leave them at 150-4 and a lead of just nine runs on a rapidly deteriorating track. The Indians were business-like throughout t


15 October, 2004

Courtesy Sehwag, Lady Luck, It's Advantage India

R. Eswar

After a woeful run, the 'Butcher of Najafgarh' comes good as aided by his 155 and the butter-fingered Aussies, the hosts end the day - which also witnesses Shane Warne's ascendancy as the highest wickettaker - with the psychological advantage of a cr


09 July, 2004

'Aggression Key To Success'

R. Eswar

'I have realised that when my players perform well, that has been only when they are up for it and aggressive. This is what I try to instil in their minds.'


23 October, 2003

India, NZ Forced To Split Points

R. Eswar

The teams earn three points apiece as heavy downpour forces abandonment of the tri-series opening match


22 April, 2003

'Use Of Technology Not Always Conclusive'

R. Eswar

The former India captain and ICC umpire says he likes to make limited use of the third umpire as technology cannot provide conclusive evidence in every case


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