After all the hue and cry around Indian players striking before the Hockey World Cup 2010, India is finally participating in the Hockey World Cup! And frankly speaking, it would be unfair to expect the Indians to win even a bronze medal despite a 4-1 victory over Pakistan in the first match. Indian Team in […]
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India crashed out of the Twenty20 World cup and with its exit sank the hopes of millions of cricket fans who hoped for a repeat of the earlier World Cup performance. It lost all its Super 8 matches, to England, West Indies, and South Africa. The losses against England and South Africa said it all, […]
Australia has been knocked out of the Twenty20 World Cup in the round-robin stages, a fact many Aussie fans would find it difficult to digest! A side that was considered an invincible juggernaut some time back was made to eat humble pie by the West Indians as they took their opponents to the cleaners with […]
India comprehensively defeated Bangladesh and laid to rest the ghosts of the previous World Cup encounter at Port of Spain when the latter brought about their exit from the World Cup in 2007. Batting first the Indian team put up a good total of 180 runs at the loss of five wickets. The openers started the […]
Holland pulled off a surprise by defeating hosts England in the first fixture of the Twenty20 World Cup 2009 at Lords. Winning the toss, the Dutch chose to field. The English team got off to a decent start due to some mediocre bowling performance from the Dutch bowlers.
The Twenty20 World Cup is about to get underway and for sure it implies excitement unlimited. The recently concluded IPL2 with all its highs and lows and large fan following has set the stage for Twenty20 World Cup. It also proved to be the platform for players to polish their skills and fight out in […]
Mumbai Indians came down like a house on fire against Kolkata Knight Riders in a match that saw Sachin Tendulkar and Sanath Jayasuriya hit superb half-centuries.
Indian Premier League’s second edition in South Africa kicked off in a decent way this April 2009, after all the fiasco and uncertainty that surrounded the event’s occurrence. Speculations were strife regarding the success of the event but the initial few matches have dispelled all those fears.
The Indian Premier League will not be played in India. For the countless fans who were looking forward to the tournament the news certainly would come as a disappointment to them. The development has already acquired political overtones with parties taking up the issue to gain political mileage.
Sri Lankan team suffered a jolt when armed terrorists attacked the team’s van in Pakistan. Following the attack, six Sri Lankan players sustained minor injuries, and a couple of them suffered some serious wounds. The team was airlifted by an Army helicopter, and the team was taken to a safe place.
India trounced Sri Lanka in a thrilling encounter at Colombo on 10 Feb 2009. The 20-20 match was the first of its kind to be played in Sri Lanka. But the hosts had to face disappointment as India pulled off a sensational victory.
Indian Premier League is set to kick off its second season in April and already it has started creating ripples, a reflection of which was seen in the auction held a few days back.
Sania Mirza & Mahesh Bhupathi won the Mixed double event in Australian Open 2009 bringing glory to the nation. The duo defeated Andy Ram And Nathalie Dechy 6-3 6-1 to win the coveted trophy.
Australian opener Matthew Hayden announced retirement from international cricket this week. A prolific run-getter for his team, Hayden had been going through a lean phase in his career in the past few months. His performance against India and South Africa was not at par with his standards and might have forced him to consider retirement.
Sourav Ganguly announced his retirement from cricket thereby bringing an end to an illustrious career that spanned over 12 years. During these 12 years, the country and the world saw India rise from the ashes and reach the pinnacle of success in both forms of cricket.