The Cricket World Cup 2015 is knocking at the door! And, it will be all over us as soon as the tri-series featuring India, England and Australia concludes in early February. With, Australia and New Zeland co hosting the tournament, one can realistically expect a number of sporting tracks and high voltage matches throughout the
The Indian Sports arena got its fair share of honor when the Padma Awards were announced on Sunday. Padma Bhushan for Satpal Singh Wrestler-turned-coach Satpal Singh was felicitated with the Padma Bhushan award for his contributions in wrestling. The 59-year-old was an instrumental figure in the sport for India throughout the 70s and 80s. He
Heavy, persistent rain in Sydney led to the 5th match of the Carlton Mid ODI Series, between India and Australia, being abandoned after only 16 overs of play in the morning. Points were shared between the two teams, leading to brightening of India’s prospects of reaching the final. Only 16 overs today! The cloudy skies and
The Supreme Court delivered a fresh verdict on Thursday on the IPL spot fixing case. Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra, owners of the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals respectively, were found guilty of placing illegal bets on IPL matches. The Court decided to handle the Mudgal Committee report in two phases – the first
New Zealand’s wicket-keeper batsman Luke Ronchi smashed a record breaking 170 from a hundred balls to help secure an unassailable 3-1 lead for the Kiwis over the touring Sri Lanka side. The Sri Lankans put up a fight with opener Tillakaratne Dilshan helping himself to his 19th ODI century. However, Dilshan’s fine effort went in
An unbeaten ton from skipper Steven Smith, against England in Hobart, took Australia into the final of the Carlton Mid ODI Tri Series. Smith’s innings came in the wake of England setting the hosts a stiff target of 304 to win, courtesy a brilliant 125 ball 141 by Ian Bell. England start aggressively Australia’s decision
India’s greatest spin legend Anil Kumble is stepping into a new role. Kumble is readying himself to pass on gurumantras of spin bowling to aspiring spinners.
So the South African team seems to be tuning up well for the World Cup. The West Indies team on the other hand will need to pull out a few rabbits from the hat to get back into the ball game
The much awaited Cricket World Cup 2015 begins in a day’s time in Australia and New Zealand. The nature of tracks which are expected to be used in the tournament has put the spotlight on teams like South Africa, Australia and New Zealand as tournament favourites, given their superior bowling line ups. India on the
So a big mountain to climb for MS Dhoni and his men as India will have to now do all the running to make the finals.