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Dec 11, 2005

Good news in Women's Cricket and Golf and another Ganguly

So whats been happening with Indians in the International Sporting Events the last 15 days?
Well you would know about Men's Cricket in India, Sania and Narain. How about some other news?

Indian captain Mithali Raj lead the team to an impressive 4 - 1 win in the One Day Series against England in India.
Karuna Jain for 169 runs and Jhulan Goswami for 11 wickets shared the trophy for Eve of the Tournament.
The 3rd match in Guwahati was watched by 20000 persons while the 4th match in Silchar was also watched by nearly 20000 people
First ODI England won

Second ODI India won
Third ODI India won

Fourth ODI India won

Fifth ODI India won

Shiv Kapur won the Volvo Masters of Asia in Bangkok

Earlier in the UBS HongKong Open Golf Tournament Jeev Milkha Singh hung in for a top-20 finish, the best result among the Indians in difficult conditions.Jeev carded a one-over 73 on the final day to finish tied 18th but it was Gaurav Ghei (72) who was the only Indian to improve upon his previous day's position, moving from 32nd to 26th. Shiv Kapur (73), playing with Ghei, ended 30th.

World Chess Cup Khanty Mansiysk, near Moscow, 27th Nov - 17th Dec.
3 Indians participated in World Chess Cup
Grandmaster and former World Junior Champion Pentala Harikrishna's was defeated in the tie-break of Round three against mighty Russian Grandmaster Alexey Dreev in Khanty-Mansyisk K Sasikiran and National Champion Surya Shekhar Ganguly squandered advantageous positions to perish in their round two tie-breakers. Yes this was the other Ganguly I mentioned in the title.

Karan Rastogi will be going to Rotterdam for the qualifying rounds of the ABN Amro Championships next year.

updated Badminton
India's Chetan Anand won the Welsh Open on December 4th 2005 beating England's Rajiv Ouseph 15-6 15-11

Hockey Men
Sahara Champions Trophy in Chennai from 10th -18th December 2005. India lost the first match to reigning champions Spain but won the second match against Pakistan.
Team and Schedule

Captain update

Revised Schedule

India lost the opener against Spain

India won a thrilling match against Pakistan

Football Men
South Asia Football Federation Championship (SAFF Cup) in Karachi from 7th - 17th December. India has entered the semi finals by beating Nepal and Bhutan
Team and schedule

first match India win against Nepal

second match India win against Bhutan

Reid and Taylor Bombay Gymkhana Instant snooker tournament, to be held in Mumbai from December 13-17.

So thats the news this fortnight. And you thought Sachin was the only news:)


  1. site design elam nalla irukku .. neengale design paneengala?

    hey btw, "C-mukhi" adikkadi padikareenga rite :) romba thanks... aduthu enala update panave mudilae.... ran out of ideas actually.....

  2. thank you:)
    yeah i just modified the minima in the basic blog template.

    i dont have technical skills, but i just care toooooooo much about my template and constantly try to improve it:D
    (if only i would care so much about my personal appearance:D)

    on chandramukhi .
    well i thought it was cool. just leave it, move on and then when u feel fresh you can update it. after all i cant anyone to have taken it to this level:)

  3. Good work. Women cricketers and sportsmen of lesser known sports will be really delighted to see your blog.


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