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Historic Automobiles and Automobilia at the New Lowman Museum

THE HAGUE.-   One of the world’s largest and most famous collections of historic automobiles is on public display in the new Louwman Museum in The Hague. The museum building, which was designed by American architect Michael Graves, not only houses over 230 historic cars, but is also home to the

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Akhtar plans academy to provide quality fielders

Akhtar plans academy to provide quality fielders

Karachi, May 8 (IANS) Worried about poor fielding performance in the ongoing World Twenty20, Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has decided to set up an academy to train youngsters become quality fielders.

Pakistan's fielding nightmare began during the disastrous tour of Australia earlier this year and touched a new low when

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Jayawardene stars as Sri Lanka beat Windies by 57 runs

Jayawardene stars as Sri Lanka beat Windies by 57 runs

Bridgetown (Barbados), May 8 (IANS) Mahela Jayawardene smashed a superb 98 as Sri Lanka defeated the West Indies by 57 runs in their Group F match of the World Twenty20 at the Kensington Oval here Friday.

Jayawardene's 56-ball innings was the centrepiece of the tournament's highest total of 195 for three.

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Scoreboard: West Indies vs Sri Lanka, World Twenty20

Scoreboard: West Indies vs Sri Lanka, World Twenty20

Bridgetown (Barbados), May 8 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Group F match between the West Indies and Sri Lanka in the World Twenty20 at the Kensington Oval here Friday.

Sri Lanka:

Mahela Jayawardene not out 98

Sanath Jayasuriya c Taylor b Roach

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Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 57 runs

Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 57 runs

Bridgetown (Barbados), May 8 (IANS) Sri Lanka defeated the West Indies by 57 runs in their Group F match in the Super Eights of the World Twenty20 at the Kensington Oval here Friday.

Chasing a target of 196, West Indies made 138 for eight in 20 overs.

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India tamed by Australia in Super Eights

India tamed by Australia in Super Eights

Bridgetown (Barbados), May 7 (IANS) India surrendered meekly to Australia, and there was nothing to take heart from save Rohit Sharma's brilliant counterpunch, as they went down by 49 runs in their first Super Eights match of World Twenty20.

Sent in, Australia went on a sixer-hitting spree to score 184 for

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Scoreboard, India vs Australia, World Twenty20

Scoreboard, India vs Australia, World Twenty20

Bridgetown (Barbados), May 7 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of World Twenty20 match of the Super Eights stage between India and Australia at Kensington Oval here Friday:

Australia:

Shane Watson b Pathan 54

David Warner c Dhoni b Yuvraj Singh 72

David Hussey c Vijay b Nehra 35

Brad Haddin st Dhoni b

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Sri Lanka opt to bat against West Indies

Sri Lanka opt to bat against West Indies

Bridgetown (Barbados), May 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and opted to bat against the West Indies in the Group F match of the Super Eights here Friday.

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Bhullar bags eighth PGTI title

Bhullar bags eighth PGTI title

Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Gaganjeet Bhullar bagged his eighth career title with the help of a spectacular four under 66 in the final round of the PGTI Players Championship presented by Bombay Presidency Golf Club on Friday.

He totaled seven under 273 to finish one stroke ahead of his nearest rivals

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Australia crush India by 49 runs

Australia crush India by 49 runs

Bridgetown (Barbados), May 7 (IANS) Australia crushed India by 49 runs in their Super Eight match of the World Twenty20 here Friday.

Put in to bat, Australia went on a six-hitting spree to score 184 for five and bowled India out for 135 in 17.4 overs. Rohit Sharma stood tall

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