Priyanjana Dutta

  • Gowdas vs girls: Cong plays superstition card 27-04-2008 03:36 PM

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) is all set to implement the Argus review's central and most contentious recommendations, which says that a player's pay must be weighted towards team and individual performance. The decision may lead to an unrest between the players and the management as it plans to move away...
  • Ananthamurthy comes up with a novel poll manifesto 12-04-2008 01:04 AM

    Dubai: England batsman Kevin Pietersen promised there will not be any spot-fixing jibes aimed at Pakistan players when the two teams meet in the first Test in Dubai on Tuesday. The three-Test series is the first between the two nations since the 2010 spot-fixing scandal, which ended in lengthy bans...
  • We are fighting only for the water problem: Tara 04-04-2008 06:16 PM

    Melbourne: After two years of experimentation, disappointment and unfulfilled promise, Australia may finally have found a bowling line-up they can stick with. Pace bowlers James Pattinson, Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus stamped their authority over one of cricket's most experienced batting line-ups when Australia beat India by 122 runs on...
  • PILs demand old B'lore airport remain open 25-03-2008 02:04 AM

    Mumbai: The spin pair of Pragyan Ojha and R Ashwin have been rewarded for their stellar performance in the series against West Indies by being named in India's Test squad for the tour of Australia starting next month. Uncapped middle-order batsman Rohit Sharma has been included in the 17-man squad,...
  • Bangalore's new airport opening further delayed 24-03-2008 08:48 AM

    Sydney: Australian captain Michael Clarke said on Wednesday he was excited at the appointment of Mickey Arthur as new head coach while throwing his support behind the under-pressure Ricky Ponting. Clarke returned to Sydney from South Africa following Australia tying their Test series with the Proteas to welcome Arthur, even...
  • Mallya's Royal Challengers unveiled 13-03-2008 01:24 PM

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  • Mallya's IPL team to be called Royal Challengers 13-03-2008 10:53 AM

    London: The jury in the spot-fixing trial of former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif were sent home for the night on Thursday and will continue their deliberations on Friday. Prosecutors allege that Butt, 27, and Asif, 28, conspired with British agent Mazher Majeed and bowler...
  • New Bangalore airport may miss opening deadline 12-03-2008 09:59 PM

    Dubai: Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene believes his team has the momentum going into the second Test against Pakistan beginning on Wednesday. Kumar Sangakkara's double century helped Sri Lanka fight back from conceding a first innings lead of 314 in the first Test to earn a draw in Abu Dhabi...
  • Two years on, Rozarios still wait for justice 08-03-2008 01:12 AM

    Chennai: IPL powerhouse Mumbai Indians ended their trophy draught in style here on Sunday as their bowlers rose to the occasion and defended a thin total to beat Royal Challengers Bangalore in the final of the Champions League Twenty20. Spinners Harbhajan Singh (3/20) and Yuzvendra Chahal (2/9) not only strangled...
  • Karnataka poll dance: Which way would EC swing? 04-03-2008 10:39 AM

    Lahore: The PCB would try to justify the disciplinary action taken by it against Shoaib Akhtar as it has sought permission from the Lahore High Court to present excerpts from his autobiography, which the Board feels gives a good account of former paceman's own conduct. Akhtar, who has now retired...
  • Bangalore's poor forced to live in tin sheds 27-02-2008 11:18 PM

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa president Mtutuzeli Nyoka has filed a criminal case alleging corruption within the board over irregular IPL bonuses paid to CEO Gerald Majola and other CSA staff three years ago. The case has already been launched under the Prevention of Corruption Act - it's with the (elite...
  • Forest dept accuses Bâ��lore school of encroachment 21-02-2008 08:50 PM

    London: England head to the Oval for the final Test of the summer against India on Thursday as the world's top side courtesy of a rankings system which is now widely accepted but not generally understood. The International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings are the brainchild of former Wisden almanac editor...
  • Non-metros have higher rents, lower rent allowance 19-02-2008 10:54 AM

    Lucknow: After his ward was called back as the injured Zaheer Khan's replacement for the lone T20 and ODI series against England, RP Singh's coach on Sunday said that even English commentators have expressed surprise over the UP bowler's prolonged absence from the Indian squad. English commentator Nasser Hussain, while...
  • K'taka leaders unite against governor's manoeuvres 14-02-2008 08:33 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's first Twenty20 tournament, which promised initially to rival the hugely popular Indian Premier League (IPL), begins on Thursday amid doubts about its interest even for domestic cricket fans. The Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) was originally modelled on the Indian version and was seen as a way...
  • Layoffs loom in IT majors, techies panic 10-02-2008 10:00 AM

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Wednesday reconstituted the Sports Council by inducting former India captain Sourav Ganguly as one of its its vice-chairmen. Ganguly will work alongside former footballers Gouranga Banerjee, Compton Dutta, international paddler Poulami Ghatak and GM Dibyendu Barua. "We are trying to bring everybody from all...
  • BJP bows out of Karnataka, blame game begins 19-11-2007 11:30 PM

    Dubai: Sachin Tendulkar has closed the gap on Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara to just two ratings points at the top of the Reliance Mobile ICC Test Rankings following his 50th Test century in the Centurion Test which finished on Monday. According to an ICC release, Tendulkar is on 880...
  • Meet B S Yeddyurappa, son of the soil 09-11-2007 10:02 AM

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  • Yeddyurappa's Vaishnodevi prayers bore fruit 09-11-2007 01:37 AM

    Guangzhou: Bangladesh cricketers won their nation's first ever Asian Games gold medal by ending Afghanistan's dream run in the inaugural final on Friday. Mohammad Ashraful's men ensured their place in history with a five-wicket victory in a thrilling Twenty20 final in front of 2,000 excited spectators at the Guanggong cricket...
  • Yummy is yuck: Detergent, chemicals in Diwali sweets 07-11-2007 11:40 AM

    London: England batsman Kevin Pietersen will play for Surrey next season after signing a one-season deal with the county club. Pietersen, who is currently in Australia for the Ashes series that starts in Brisbane on Thursday, had spent the end of the 2010 season on loan at the Brit Oval...
  • Lakshmi is halfway home, say Bangalore docs 06-11-2007 09:11 PM

    Hobart: England capped its Ashes preparation with a 10-wicket win over Australia A on Saturday. Tim Bresnan took four wickets, Chris Tremlett and Monty Panesar three apiece as England dismissed Australia A for 301 in its second innings, leaving itself a chase for only nine runs for victory. Ian Bell's...
  • Fans eager to see T20 champs face Oz 26-09-2007 10:17 PM

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