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††August 15, 2003 | 16:10 IST

10 reasons why Sachin should be left alone

Suddenly a country of a billion people, pre-occupied with the challenge of daily existence, suburban travel, battling cable operator woes and looking anxiously at the rain clouds is finding a new favorite obsession -- a Ferrari car.
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For Anil Kumble, family comes first!

Veteran leg-spinner Anil Kumble indicated on Friday he had rejected an offer from an English county and chose to be with the family for the long break after the World Cup in South Africa.
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Singapore cricket association on recruitment drive

If you have cricketing talent in you but are finding it hard to represent the country in age-group or senior level teams, probably this may enthuse you. And if you perform well, you may even get a chance to play the World Cup in coming years.
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Return from purgatory

After a winter of purgatory, Graham Thorpe is on the comeback trail, making regular runs in the County Championship, and inching ever closer to an England recall. Wisden CricInfo caught up with him, shortly after he had been dismissed for 99 in Surrey's championship match against Nottinghamshire at Croydon.
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Sachin stumped by public backlash

The anti-Tendulkar wave is becoming stronger, and the way people took to the streets in his native state shows resentment not just against Tendulkar but also against the income disparity rampant in this nation.
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Where Cricket is king

In the shadow of baseball's Dell Diamond, the Eagles and Falcons play a slower game.
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Zimbabwe players "robbed" of World Cup cash

Report claims that Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's president and the patron of the Zimbabwe Cricket Union (ZCU), has decreed that some players will lose as much as US$20,000 (about £12,400) from their original payout.
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Camp will not be 'all work-no fun': Wright

"We want to make it challenging, hard-working and also fun," Wright told reporters at the beginning of the 13-day fitness-specific camp here. "We will take the opportunity to spell out plans and goals to achieve in the coming season."
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Working with Indians a great opportunity: King

Indian cricket team trainer Gregory Allen King feels that working with the Indian cricket players is a great opportunity and words can't describe his feelings.
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Three wickets are not enough, says Smith

It was a new experience for South Africa captain Graeme Smith, not being able to call the tune in a Test. But he remained upbeat after the first day's play in the third Test against England on Thursday.
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Anderson wins cricket award

England fast bowler James Anderson has become the first player to win the young cricketer of the year award unchallenged.
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Pakistani court clears PCB to host Bangladesh Test in Karachi

A Pakistani court Friday cleared the national cricket board to host next week's Test match against Bangladesh in the southern port city of Karachi, court sources said.
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It's an important season for us: Dravid

Exploring the fields of English county cricket as a professional, and squeezing in some much-needed vacation from the game, Rahul Dravid is in the best frame of mind as he prepares himself for another hectic season.
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I've paid price: Warne

Shane Warne has revealed his marriage has suffered problems and his public image has been damaged by an encounter with a 16-year-old girl.
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Shane Warne - can bowl, can't think

Shane Warne is not the only sportsman ever to commit an indiscretion, or even two or three. But few can match his now spectacular, enduring record of serial stupidity.
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I was ambushed, says Warne

Shane Warne says an unwanted kiss by a teenager rocked his marriage and hit his pay packet.
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Schoolgirl hooked on cricket

Not every 14-year-old gets to take a month off from school mid-term - but then again not every 14-year-old plays Test cricket.
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Hussain states his intent

Nasser Hussain, who resigned in high emotion as England's captain barely a fortnight ago, chose a beautiful afternoon at Trent Bridge to settle any doubts about his international career.
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Cricket clinics are right up mark's street

Gloucestershire Cc star Mark Alleyne will today be on hand at Pak Bristolians CC for the launch of a three-day cricket camp for children, which is part of the Lord's Taverners Street Cricket programme.
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