A chance for these sports stars to make 11-11-11 special

Published: Nov 11, 2011, 08:52 IST | A Correspondent |

Here's a chance for these sports stars to make this once-in-a-century day special

Here's a chance for these sports stars to make this once-in-a-century day special

Boom! Boom!
Shahid Afridi, the former Pakistan captain, will come out of retirement in the first ODI against Sri Lanka at Dubai Sports City today. Afridi, who last played an ODI in West Indies in May, said: "I don't want to talk about this (returning from retirement) anymore."

12k for Kallis?
South African stalwart Jacques Kallis is just 53 runs away from becoming the fourth batsman in history to cross 12,000 Test runs. The Proteas will continue their pursuit of an unlikely target of 236 after an unprecedented 23 wickets fell on the second day. Will a Kallis special give South Africa a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series? Don't rule it out!

Ron eyes Euro lift
The Portugal skipper will be looking to lead from the front in EURO 2012 play-off first leg against Bosnia. Ronaldo, who was awarded the Golden Boot honour, will be hoping to take a crucial away advantage ahead of next week's second leg at home.

Murray looking to hold No 3 spot
Andy Murray will be looking to strengthen his position as World No 3 when he plays Czech fifth seed Tomas Berdych for a place in the semi-finals of the Paris Masters. The second seed Scot has gone 18 games undefeated and is enjoying a rich vein of form -- recently having won the Thailand Open and Shanghai Masters.

Win on Tiger Woods' mind
The former World No 1 Tiger Woods has not won an event in the last two years. Now, the World No 56, finished Day One of the Australian Open three shots off the lead yesterday and will be roaring to get his groove back.

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