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Saturday 14 June 2008
Dimitri Mascarenhas said yesterday that he had feared his brief spell in the Indian Premier League would jeopardise his one-day future with England.
Saturday 07 June 2008
Friday 06 June 2008
Australia 479-7 dec West Indies 125-3: MacGill calls time on Test career but Warne still not tempted
Monday 02 June 2008
The Australia leg-spinner Stuart MacGill has is to retire from international cricket at the end of the second Test against West Indies here.
Sunday 01 June 2008
The inaugural Indian Premier League reaches its climax today. But it had long ago changed the face of cricket forever. Like it or loathe it (the former considerably outnumber the latter) the tournament is not only here to stay, it seems ready to grow and grow.
Surrey 278 & 229-8 dec Hampshire 227 & 247-8 <i>(Match drawn)</i>: Draw pulls Mascarenhas homeward in tug-of-war
Sunday 18 May 2008
If Dimitri Mascarenhas ever needed a victory it had to be in this match. The Hampshire captain is very keen to returnto Jaipur and link up with his Indian Premier League colleagues in Rajasthan Royals for the final stages of the tournament at the end of the month.
Saturday 17 May 2008
Everything seemed to be stacking up against Hampshire yesterday when their first innings ended abruptly, still 51 runs shy of Surrey's first innings total. Their England fast bowler Chris Tremlett was afflicted by back spasms which prevented him from batting but, more significantly, meant he could not bowl.
Picture Post: The British Library reveals a collection of 17th-century manuscripts of a Sanskrit epic
Friday 16 May 2008
One of the world's most enduring stories, The Ramayana has been told and retold throughout India and South East Asia for more than 2,000 years. Today, a collection of lavishly illustrated 17th-century manuscripts of the Sanskrit epic, hidden away in the archives of the British Library since 1844, goes on public display for the first time.
Saturday 03 May 2008
Saturday 19 April 2008
As he buried his frozen hands deep in his trouser pockets here yesterday, jumping about at gully as his finger ends throbbed from the ball he had just stopped, Mark Ramprakash may momentarily have wondered if he was right in the head to turn down the chance to play in the 90-degree heat of India this weekend.
Friday 18 April 2008
Tuesday 01 April 2008
Saturday 29 March 2008
Tuesday 25 March 2008
When the elephant-headed god Ganesh is flown in near the beginning of Albert Roussel's Hindu opera-ballet Padmâvatî, followed not long after by an elephant bearing the lustful sultan, Alaouddin, you could be forgiven for thinking that you are in for a night at the circus. For conductor Lawrence Foster, the greatest challenge to his authority came from Otello the horse, who stamped his hoof insistently off the beat. A tiger cub made a brief appearance, but the python had thrown a hissy fit, to the alarm of the dancer around whose neck it was coiled, and was quietly laid off.
Wednesday 12 March 2008
Hampshire insist they have reached a happy compromise with Dimitri Mascarenhas in allowing the all-rounder to play in the Indian Premier League.
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