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Shivani Naik

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Kaif, Raina stand UP, get counted
Sun, Jan 22, 2006

Trust Mohammad Kaif and Suresh Raina to bring along the sheen and buzz to an otherwise routine Ranji Trophy semifinal at the Wankhede. The t...

Miserable opening for Mumbai, all out 199
Sat, Jan 21, 2006

A Mumbai bowler’s brief has progressively extended to include batting, batting long and finally batting consistently well this season. ...

Mumbai on guard this time
Fri, Jan 20, 2006

Mumbai are used to playing without stars. Just that the team looks vulnerable, trying to plug the hole left by Wasim Jaffer’s 112.60 ru...

No winner but no whiners either
Mon, Jan 16, 2006

A Kenyan won the Sunday run and to be brutally frank, Mumbai, which breaks into ’Dus bahaane’ be it Ganapati, Dandiya or the end-w...

Asia won, Indian eves eye Oz
Fri, Jan 06, 2006

Having conquered Asia with ease, India’s women cricketers now gear up to visit Australia in February, their first full tour Down Under ...

Happy shooting the hoops
Tue, Jan 03, 2006

It’s not our abilities or gifts which define who we are, but the choices we make.Trideep Rai couldn’t have dreamt that up for a re...

A sweetly timed ton from Jaffer
Mon, Dec 26, 2005

Having booked his ticket to Pakistan, riding on a stupendous 267 early in the season, Wasim Jaffer today took the field against Tamil Nadu w...

Improvising on this explosive duo
Mon, Nov 28, 2005

The sight of Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag padded up and walking in upfront must have been a mighty scary one for bowlers. The two na...

Dunk maare
Tue, Nov 15, 2005

If there was ever a 90 degrees turn to a sporting career, Talwinderjit Singh’s switch of disciplines quite literally fits the bill. Pro...

Rice & lentils but no easy meat
Thu, Oct 27, 2005

You know foreign players are in town when the tournament menu card at the MSLTA (Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association) explains idli-sa...

Sania’s not the only one setting high standards
Sun, Sep 11, 2005

It’s not the best of the times for an Indian sportswoman to be sitting smug at 18, content with doing the routine. Not when a fellow 18...

Multi-crore BCCI’s office is 2BHK space!
Tue, Aug 23, 2005

Think humble existence, and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) doesn’t exactly jump to mind. With the just-released balan...

A cric flick minus the last ball six
Fri, Aug 12, 2005

Nagesh Kuknoor’s fascination with blue obviously didn’t end at Hyderabad. In his newest offering ‘Iqbal’ — to be re...

Mumbai cricket hit for a six
Tue, Jul 19, 2005

For the first time in six years, an Indian cricket team will be without a single representative from Mumbai. The exclusion of Ajit Agarkar, ...

‘On sheer grit, Ekki played well above his ability’
Mon, Jun 27, 2005

If spotted on the Mumbai maidans today, those snap-second reflexes by a rookie would have ensured him a reckoning with national selectors. B...

Underdogs Overwhelm
Sun, Jun 12, 2005

Every time Willie Hetaraka wondered about his role in putting this unfancied nation on rugby’s world map, he’d dream of how there&...

Heir apparent
Fri, Jun 03, 2005

As a fidgety fourteen-year-old, Nasser Hussain dreaded Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. And, it wasn’t maths classes at school that h...

Squash: Oz too good for Ritwik-Sourav
Sat, Dec 18, 2004

The Australians proved to be too formidable for Ritwik Bhattacharya and Sourav Ghosal as the Indians found the going too tough against Byron...