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  • Win shows Team India's fighting qualities: Gavaskar December 15, 2008

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar told CNNIBN that India' victory in the first Test against England at Chennai won't heal the wounds of Mumbai, but it will give reason to at least celebrate something. "At this stage when the whole country is demoralised after what had happened in...
  • Terrorstruck Mumbai celebrates India's win December 15, 2008

    Mumbai: Both English and Indian cricket teams were scheduled to check into the Taj Hotel in Mumbai just two days after the terrorists struck and the Test match to be played in the city was moved out. From September 26 to 29 Mumbai was ripped apart witnessing 60 hours of terror....
  • Sachin's ton applies balm on Mumbai's wounds December 15, 2008

    Chennai: Sachin Tendulkar led the run chase to take India to a famous victory on the final day of the first Test on Monday against England at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai scoring his 41st Test hundred and promptly dedicated it to Mumbai terror attack victims and security personnel who...
  • BCCI donates Rs 3 crore for Mumbai attack heroes December 15, 2008

    Chennai: In a heartwarming gesture, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday donated Rs 3 crore for the security personnel who either lost life or sustained injuries during last month's terror attacks in Mumbai. BCCI Secretary N Srinivasan made the announcement after the conclusion of the first...
  • Sachin says 'very, very special' ton is for Mumbai December 15, 2008

    Chennai: Sachin Tendulkar stroked his 41st Test century to help India record the fourthhighest successful run chase in test cricket and beat England by six wickets in a sensational match on Monday. Tendulkar hit 103 not out a century he said was "very, very special" and hoped will give some...
  • Indian cricketers create fuss over security December 11, 2008

    Chennai: Indian cricketers are giving police personnel and hotel security a hard time with their "cavalier attitude" that includes sudden disappearances from hotels and objecting to their visitors being frisked, police officials said. On Wednesday afternoon, Zaheer Khan and Yuvraj Singh suddenly disappeared from the Taj Coromandel hotel where the team...
  • India's tour to Pakistan seems impossible: Gavaskar December 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar believes that India's tour of Pakistan scheduled for next month looks "impossible" in the present scenario. "I think under the present circumstance, when at the highest political and diplomatic level there has been a fallout because of what has happened, I think cricket would...
  • I slept for just 6 hours during Mumbai siege: Dhoni December 10, 2008

    Chennai: The terror attack on Mumbai by Pakistantrained terrorists also disrupted England's tour of India with the visitors returning home without playing the last two OneDayers of the sevenmatch series. Indian players too were disturbed by Mumbai terror attack with Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni revealing that he as well as...
  • England's cricket tour of India cancelled November 27, 2008

    New Delhi: England's ongoing cricket tour of India has been cancelled following Wednesday's Mumbai terror attacks. The England and Wales Cricket Board cancelled the tour after meeting the Board of Control for Cricket in India officials on Thursday morning. England have already played five OneDay Internationals. The remainder of the tour...