Daily Archives: Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

Indian bowlers dominate as Clarke scores fighting 91

Hyderabad: Australian captain Michael Clarke stood tall amid the ruins with a classy 91 even as India took early control of the second cricket Test with a dominating display by the bowlers on the opening day here on Saturday. India’s bowlers produced clinical performances in the opening and the final sessions on a track which had variable bounce before Australia surprisingly decided to declare [Full Article...]

We can restrict hosts to under 230: Wade

Hyderabad: They have not posted a big first innings total but Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade says their bowlers can still get them a lead against India in the second cricket Test. Australia declared their innings at 237 for nine after electing to bat. “These wickets are so different to what we are used to playing on. Any lead will be an advantage at this [Full Article...]

Great to see Bhuvneshwar make an impact

By Sanjay Manjrekar It’s been hard to gauge how the pitches have been in the series so far. One look at the Chennai pitch and you thought the match would not go into the fourth day, but you saw almost a 1,000 runs scored in the first two innings of that match. Here again in Hyderabad the surface looked conducive to not just spin, [Full Article...]

Djoker triumps in Dubai

DUBAI: Novak Djokovic extended his winning streak to 18 matches to claim a fourth Dubai Championships in five years on Saturday, underlining his status as the world’s best player after beating Tomas Berdych 7-5, 6-3 in the final. The Serb was ruthless in coming back from a break down in the first set, converting two break points out of three, while Berdych only managed [Full Article...]

Delimitation, lack of time led to poll debacle: James

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Delimitation of constituencies and lack of sufficient time for the new party NPP to spread its wings across the State resulted in the poll debacle, party legislator James Sangma said on Saturday. James, who is camping in Shillong, told reporters that while the delimitation made the contest difficult in many constituencies another problem was that NPP as a new party [Full Article...]

‘House will miss Conrad’

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The Sangma brothers, Conrad and James, were known to be firebrand opposition members, who had made the Government accountable during the past Assembly sessions. While James returned, his brother Conrad could not make it to the 9th Assembly. James told reporters on Saturday that the defeat of his brother Conrad was a loss since he had raised many relevant and [Full Article...]

Cong-NCP talks on Cabinet portfolios

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: While it is almost certain that the National Congress party (NCP) will extend its support to the Congress in the formation of a new Government in the State, talks are now going on between the two parties in New Delhi to decide the portfolios for the NCP members who would join the State Government. Talking to media persons here on [Full Article...]

AICC observers back in Delhi

From Our Correspondent NEW DELHI: AICC observer and Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs, Vayalar Ravi, and general secretary Mukul Wasnik who arrived here back on Saturday night met party president Sonia Gandhi and submitted their report about the political developments in Meghalaya in the wake of the party storming back to power. Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma also arrived here later and was [Full Article...]