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5 instances when technology hindered play in cricket
5 instances when technology hindered play in cricket

Technological advances and innovations have served to enhance the experience of watching and playing cricket for the most part. Fans are being offered an unprecedented access to real time information which enriches their enjoyment of the game. The players benefit from the introduction of technical tools as well. Date is being processed at breakneck speeds and the teams can have access to a multitude of information about every tiny detail of a ma

Feb 2 2016
India U-19 warm up to the World Cup in style with record 372-run victory over Canada
India U-19 warm up to the World Cup in style with record 372-run victory over Canada

Skipper Ishan Kishan smashed 138 off just 86 balls to set India on their way to a resounding victorySkipper Ishan Kishan led from the front as the Indian Under-19 team smashed a mammoth total of 485 runs after electing to bat first against Canada U-19 before cleaning up the opposition for a paltry score of 113, thus giving the three-time World champions victory by a record margin of 372 runs in their warm-up game ahead of the ICC U-19 W

Jan 23 2016
ICC announces MRF Tyres as Global Partner
ICC announces MRF Tyres as Global Partner

David Richardson(L), CEO of the ICC with KM Mammen of MRFThe International Cricket Council (ICC) and MRF Tyres, a market leader in automotive tyres, today announced a four-year deal which confirms MRF Tyres as a Global Partner for ICC events from 2016-20.The announcement was made at the MRF Tyres headquarters in Chennai at a function attended by ICC Chief Executive, David Richardson, MRF Tyres’s Chairman and Managing Director, K M Mammen, f

Jan 20 2016
Rahul Gandhi advises politicians to stay out of cricket administration
Rahul Gandhi advises politicians to stay out of cricket administration

Rahul Gandhi watches the 2011 World Cup semi-finals between India and Pakistan in MohaliRahul Gandhi ,Congress Vice-President felt that politicians should stay away from cricket administration and other sports as well. Business Standard reported the 45-year old interacting with management students at a leading Business School in Mumbai.He  replied, “I don't think politicians should be anywhere near the administration of cricket. I

Jan 17 2016
5 reasons gambling in cricket should be legal in India
5 reasons gambling in cricket should be legal in India

The Lodha Committee report has called for legalizing gambling in India and for players to disclose their assets.  In wake of this it makes sense to examine the question of making gambling legal, and it is a pretty straightforward issue.From gambling away money, to property to even livestock, people have gambled and will continue to gamble for ages. Cricket is one avenue where gambling is especially lucrative.   

Umesh Yadav focussed on generating more pace rather than line and length
Umesh Yadav focussed on generating more pace rather than line and length

Yadav said that he would look to generate more pace on the seamer-friendly pitches in AustraliaIndian speedster Umesh Yadav, who has faced criticism several times in the past over his attempts at bowling at high speeds, said that he will proceed undeterred in his attempts to generate more pace even if it comes at the cost of bowling in the right areas, NDTV Sports reports.Yadav, who has been named in both the ODI and T20 squads for Indi

Jan 7 2016
The incredible journey of Afghanistan's Cricket Team
The incredible journey of Afghanistan's Cricket Team

Afghanistan national cricket team was formed back in 2001A petite deserted low-slung pocket hiding among the population-boasted gigantic nations in the vast continent of Asia; between South and Central Asia to be precise- the foremost scenario that hits the mind when asked about Afghanistan.Eking out a National Cricket Team was a distant dream, a couple of decades ago, for the war-stricken country. Things aren’t quite the same now when

Jan 6 2016
Bangladesh cricket: A tale of dreams, heartbreaks and resilience
Bangladesh cricket: A tale of dreams, heartbreaks and resilience

Bangladesh qualifying for the World Cup quarterfinals was the highlight of Bangladesh cricket in 2015"I think our total should have been a little better. They may just be able to chase it down”, the profusely sweating rickshaw puller gave a weary sigh as he listened to the live radio commentary  with earphones on. He was simultaneously doing his job of pulling the rickshaw as well as listening to the commentary of the cricket matc

Jan 3 2016
20 images that defined the year in cricket in 2015
20 images that defined the year in cricket in 2015

2015 started with the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand and ended with South Africa slowly but surely losing their grip on the No.1 ranking in Tests. In between there were some fascinating series between the top teams. Although the year was dominated by batsmen continuing to score loads of runs, Ravichandran Ashwin in Tests and Mitchell in ODIs made sure that the batsmen didn’t have it all their own way. Kane Williamson dominated the

Dec 30 2015
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