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March 18, 2003

'Gilchrist is the best batsman in the world'
Batting legend Barry Richards wants Tendulkar to continue playing the way he has at the World Cup.

March 14, 2003

'We have found the people who deliver'
Rahul Dravid tells Faisal Shariff that India can go the distance.

March 13, 2003

'The Indians can be beaten in the mind'
'You can't match them on ability but you can defeat them in the head,' says New Zealand coach Denis Aberhart.

March 6, 2003

'Kenya has nothing to lose'
Former Kenya captain Asif Yusuf Karim talk to Ashish Magotra about his country's successful run in the World Cup and Friday's match against India.

'We have to play as a team'
Sri Lanka coach Dav Whatmore says the underdog tag will inspire his team against Australia tomorrow.

March 5, 2003

'We cannot rest on our laurels'
India coach John Wright discusses the Indian team's showing thus far in the World Cup with Faisal Shariff.

March 4, 2003

'I try to play straight and finish games'
Yuvraj Singh discusses the game against Pakistan and explains his coming of age as a cricketer.

'I want to repeat the England performance'
Ashish Nehra tells Faisal Shariff the secret of his success is his improved fitness.

March 3, 2003

'I told myself, if I see it I will hit it'
Master batsman Sachin Tendulkar talks to Faisal Shariff about his knock against Pakistan and the victory that followed.

'Sachin will bring India the Cup'
Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan discusses the India-Pakistan match with Onkar Singh.

February 28, 2003

'West Indies have the team to win the World Cup'
Explosive batsman Ricardo Powell tells Ashish Magotra he's looking to be a great player at the end of his career.

February 25, 2003

'Nasser Hussain seems to struggle in ODIs'
England batsman Nick Knight tells Faisal Shariff he is very much a one-day player.

'Nasser Hussain seems to struggle in ODIs'
Former England bowler Angus Fraser on England's chances against India.

'Donald has lost it'
'You can see the lack of rhythm in his bowling. I feel he should have retired a season ago,' says South African great Peter Pollock.

February 22, 2003

'England struggle in the middle-order'
'Keeping things ticking is never their strength and that's where they will struggle,' feels Derek Pringle.

February 20, 2003

'There is not much you can do with Lara'
'The important thing is to see that Brian gets the work and practise he needs to go and display his style,' says Windies coach Roger Harper.

February 19, 2003

With better luck we'll be there: Omar Henry
The UCBSA chairman of selectors said South Africa can make the Super Six with favours from other teams.

'Pakistan will have a walk in park against India'
Most Indian batsmen are struggling against pace and Pakistan has the bowlers to trouble them, says former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail.

'We will come out winning against Pakistan'
The Indian team needs to start focusing and show more commitment, says former India fast bowler Venkatesh Prasad.

February 18, 2003

'Indians will fire soon'
Former South Africa Test cricketer Meyrick Pringle assesses the mood in the host nation following the defeat to New Zealand.

February 17, 2003

'There will two or three more upsets'
Herschelle Gibbs talks about the unpleasant instances of the past and his own future as the heir apparent of Jonty Rhodes.

'There is no option but to fight'
'We were desperate to win against the South Africans,' said all-rounder Chris Cairns.

February 14, 2003

'Our batsman are one innings away from getting back to their best'
'Australia always brings out the best in India,' says coach John Wright

February 10, 2003

'I don't target individual batsmen'
Zaheer Khan says his rhythm is getting better and he's looking forward to the coming matches.

'Indian batsmen must put Kiwi tour behind them'
Former South Africa captain Kepler Wessels says specialists will dominate this World Cup.

February 10, 2003

'Allan Donald hasn't got it anymore'
Former South Africa paceman Fanie De Villiers in conversation with Faisal Sharif.

Cairns, Tuffey will be crucial: Fleming
New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming on his team's chances in the World Cup.

February 8, 2003

'You can never rule India out'
Former South African batsman Andrew Hudson makes his predictions for the World Cup.

'I feel South Africa is going to win'
Omar Henry, the chairman of South Africa's selection committee, talks about his team's opening match against the Windies and its chances in the World Cup.

'Nothing's sweeter than winning the World Cup at home'
South Africa captain Shaun Pollock talks to Ashish Magotra on the eve of the opening match about his team and its chances.

February 3, 2003

'Openers and No. 3 batsmen will hold the key'
India coach John Wright discusses India's chances at the World Cup.

January 27, 2003

'Time Tendulkar returns as opener'
Praveen Amre makes an assessment of the pitch conditions in South Africa.

January 20, 2003

'Ganguly should have gone back to the nets'
A freewheeling interview with former chairman of the selectors Chandrakant Borde.

January 15, 2003

Signing contracts a positive development: Justice Ebrahim
Former Zimbabwe Chief Justice A M Ebrahim on the contracts row and security concerns about his country.

January 4, 2003

'I try and learn something from every spinner'
Daniel Vettori, the man rated as the best left arm spinner, spoke to Faisal Shariff at length, on his bowling, his inspirations, and the upcoming World Cup.

December 12, 2002

'The underdog tag suits our mentality'
New Zealand coach Dennis Aberhart in conversation with Faisal Shariff

December 10, 2002

'Cricket is my butter and bread; it is life for me'
In a freewheeling interview with Haresh Pandya, the tall and talented fast bowler Tinu Yohannan emphasises how he was "very optimistic" of making a comeback "sooner than later".

November 20, 2002

'It's high time that we did well in the World Cup'
The transcript of Yuvraj Singh's interview on Harsha Online.

November 19, 2002

'Reverse swing used to be called ball tampering' At the peak of his career, as he prepares to lead Pakistan to the World Cup for the first time, Waqar Younis discusses with Faisal Shariff the problems of Pakistan cricket.

November 12, 2002

'I like to test myself under pressure' The Indian vice-captain Rahul Dravid, named Castrol Cricketer of the Year for the second time in four years, spoke to Faisal Shariff.

November 06, 2002

John Wright 'on India's preparations for the World Cup 2003' John Wright spoke to Faisal Shariff about his plans for the team, and its tune up for the World Cup.


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