Monday, October 3

Tag: Dream

Dream Farewell: India Whitewash England In Jhulan Goswami’s Last Waltz
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Dream Farewell: India Whitewash England In Jhulan Goswami’s Last Waltz

A fairy-tale ending befitting her glorious career marked Jhulan Goswami's last waltz as India Women beat England by 16 runs in the third and final ODI to record their first clean sweep in this country. That the feat was achieved at the Mecca of Cricket -- Lord's -- made it doubly satisfying. Sent into bat, India were all out for a paltry 169, and at that point it looked like the tourists may have fallen many runs short of making the match a memorable one for their legendary seamer, who is calling it quits after two decades of incredible service to the game.However, the Indians managed to eke out a win as Charlotte Dean (47) was adjudged run out in controversial fashion, for backing up.Dean, who nearly pulled off a stunning win for the hosts after they were reeling at 65 for seven and ...
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T.R. Rajakumari: The original dream girl

On her birth centenary, recalling how TR Rajakumari chose strong characters that proved she was more than just a glamorous star On her birth centenary, recalling how TR Rajakumari chose strong characters that proved she was more than just a glamorous star She always sent a frisson of excitement down the collective spines of members of my family. Somewhere in the distant past, a grand uncle got so obsessed with her that he watched the film Chandralekha some 50 times or more. He had to be weaned off with the help of spells, chants and protective talismans. That was TR Rajakumari for you. The original dream girl. But there was a lot more to her than me oomph.There was firstly her lineage. In his monumental survey, Marabu Tanda Manikkangal, scholar BM Sundaram traces this to g...
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Roger Federer Eyes Dream Pairing With Rafael Nadal At Laver Cup For Farewell Match

Roger Federer said Wednesday he wants to team up with long-time rival Rafael Nadal for the final match of his career at the Laver Cup in London. The 20-time Grand Slam winner announced last week he intended to retire after the tournament at London's 02 arena, which starts on Friday. Federer, whose last competitive match was a loss to Hubert Hurkacz in last year's Wimbledon quarter-finals, has been struggling with a knee problem. He will play in the doubles on Friday evening but will not play a singles match in London.The Swiss does not yet know whether he will be able to team up with Nadal but said that would be the dream scenario."Of course, no doubt," he told a packed press conference. "I think it would be quite a unique situation if it were to happen."For as long as we battled to...