Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes is set to train young cricket players in Mumbai in fielding by a specially-designed programme.
Launched by Omtex Sports Academy, "Jonty's Way" will provide training to cricket associations, schools, clubs and players of all age groups for periods ranging from three to 15 days by Jonty Rhodes himself.
The South African who was world-renowned for his fielding stressed on the importance of fielding. He was quoted in TOI as saying, "My batting stats never make an interesting reading, but some of my dismissals over the years stand out for people to sit up and take notice.
"My contract with the Mumbai Indians goes till the IPL in 2012 and my effort has been to teach the young
It was today against England in the ICC World Twenty20 Super 8 match flamboyant batsman Yuvraj Singh hit 6 sixes in an over up against Stuart Broad.
This helped him to reach the fastest fifty ever in Twenty20 game, off just 12 balls and also the fastest in any form of international cricket. This was the fourth time that six sixes had been hit in one over in senior cricket, the first time in Twenty20 cricket, and the first time in any form of international cricket against a bowler from a Test playing nation.
Yuvraj was awarded a Porsche 911 for his 6 sixes achievement by the Vice President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Lalit Modi.
Former cricketer Shane Warne and his girlfriend Elizabeth Hurley's parrot Ping Pong loves to swear but the model and actress says that she hasn't taught him these words.
"She has started to use foul words which she learnt from her pet shop days," femalefirst quoted Hurley as saying. "They have this weird retentive memory where they hear something and sit on it for months before repeating it. Two days ago she suddenly said: 'Happy Christmas!," she added.
Hurley and Warne have been dating on and since at least December, when she was forced to go public about her split from estranged husband Arun Nayar after she was photographed kissing the cricketer.
The Indian Newspaper Mid Day reported on Monday that four England cricketers James Anderson, Matt Prior, Stuart Broad and Tim Bresnan were involved in a spirited celebration after England's victory over India.
The four superheroes of England's triumph were headed for the Mahiki nightclub in Mayfair, and then were accompanied by four blondes in VIP area. The four seemed to have start a conversation with the group of ladies during three-hour stay at the night club.
A fellow traveler in the club was quoted in Mid Day as saying, "The four blonde girls were not part of their group, but they were real head-turners, and were soon hanging around with the boys. But all they were doing was dancing and chatting, it all seemed like
Former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd feels that the drubbing Indian team is getting in the ongoing Test series will serve as a good lesson for the current MS Dhoni-led team. Drawing parallels with the West Indies team of 1974-75 which was thwarted by the Australian team, Lloyd reminisced how his team took it as an inspiration, and bounced back as a better team.
He was quoted in Mid Day as saying, You learn from your mistakes -- play enough games before your Tests begin and work on a group of players. "England is a difficult place to play cricket. The old ball will probably swing more than the new one. Most of them (players) should have gone to the West Indies to be in good nick for this series.