The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
For a berth in semis it’s not a laugh match
Given the occasion, the teams’ photo shoot on the SAS Outeniqua, last month, encouraged much bonhomie among the World Cuppers. Muttiah Muralidharan, specially, was warmer than usual and greeted Sachin Tendulkar with “I hope you score five-six hundreds”. ...  | Read.. 
Diggers arrive in dark & quiet Ayodhya
A team of archaeologists deputed to excavate the disputed Ayodhya site on the orders of Allahabad High Court arrived late tonight quietly, neither to screams of protest nor to cries of welcome. ...  | Read.. 
Plastic sheet above head, diamonds under feet
Mangaldas lives in a wooden hut, sheltered by a plastic sheet, and lights fires at night to keep away the tigers. But he feels like a king. “We lead a lavish life here. We sleep on diamonds. We walk on diamonds,” he says. ...  | Read.. 
Get a woman, but a cricketer
Ruby Bhatia reveals what it’s like being in Mandira Bedi’s chair
How does it feel to be Mandira Bedi' Stumped, at best; clean bowled, at worst. And this comes straight from the first woman of Indian cricket on television. ...  | Read.. 
Murali holds a calendar with Sourav’s caricature. (Reuters)
We have won five games in a row. We want to keep it going

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