Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has been roped in to promote the second season of the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL). Salman who was present in Sharjah to promote CCL was quoted in TOI as saying,” "We have great memories of Sharjah stadium and considering it's a historic venue we thought this could be the best place to host our matches."
The six teams of CCL include Mumbai Heroes, owned by Salman’s brother Sohail Khan, Chennai Rhinos lead by South superstar Surya, Karnataka Bulldozers by Kiccha Sudeep and skipper Venkatesh leads Telugu Warriors.
Also two new teams will be introduced this season - Kerala Strikers and Bengal Tigers. Kerala Strikers is co-owned by National Award winner Mohanlal, ace director
A cricket video about cricket news on this day in cricket history and a look back at cricket history being made on this day, from international cricketers born on this day to those scoring centuries and taking five-wicket hauls.
Included in today's show are cricketers such as Adam Gilchrist, Muttiah Muralitharan and Yuvraj Singh.
Cricketers born on this day are Adam Gilchrist, Saba Karim, Manoj Tiwary and many others.
Batsmen to score a century on this day are Yuvraj Singh, Brian Lara, Sanjay Manjrekar and many others.
Bowlers to take a five-wicket haul on this day are Kapil Dev, Dennis Lillee, Morne Morkel, Muttiah Muralitharan and few others.
Indian cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag -- both names in the India squad for the first Test against West Indies -- have different opinion on resting players and rotating them.
While Sehwag opines that players should be rotated, especially the fast bowlers, Yuvraj says that as much cricket one would play, it will only help him improve.
After playing in the IPL for the Pune Warriors, Yuvraj was ruled out of the West Indies tour in June-July as he suffered from a lung infection.
The 30-year-old all-rounder suffered a fracture on his left index finger on the fourth day of the second Test against England after being hit on his gloves by a short-pitched delivery from Tim Bresnan. The injury ruled out Yuvraj for the
Almost all the leading sports-persons of the country have given a thumbs up to Formula One coming to India but former sprint queen PT Usha says hosting the Indian Grand Prix is nothing but a waste of money.
"I feel very bad because such hi-fi business has nothing to do with 99% of Indians. It is a criminal waste (of money).
First, Twenty20 cricket spoiled the spirit of Indian sports, and now here comes another avatar which will mostly attract corporate money, who (Corporate) rarely spend for sports promotion. Only God can save the Indian sports," Usha told PTI.
The legendary athlete, who missed a 400m hurdles bronze medal by a whisker in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, does not even consider motor racing a sport.
Check out Ajinkya Rahane's half-century on debut during India's England tour...
Rahane said while his interview after being picked for the India squad for England series. "I can't express my feelings in words. I got a call from BCCI office in Chennai informing me about my selection. I always knew that my chance would come sooner or later as I had been performing consistently at the domestic level."
Having scored 4673 first-class runs at a staggering average of above 67, Rahane said that he never got frustrated even as he missed the selection bus on a number of occasions.
"The selection was never in my hands. My job was to perform and I have always tried to do that. I was confident that I would get a call after a
The new uniform of the Australian cricket team for the season 2011-12 was launched recently. On the occassion, captain Michael Clarke, pacer Ryan Harris, T20 skipper Cameron White, Trent Copeland and others were present.
Leading global sporting goods manufacturer, ASICS, was today unveiled as the new official footwear and apparel sponsor of Cricket Australia – marking the partnership with the launch of a string of exciting new kits for the Australian cricket team, Cricket Australia informed on its site.
ASICS will also be the official footwear and apparel sponsor of the Australian Cricket Centre of Excellence, where Australia’s next generation of international cricketers hone their craft before taking on the
From squeaky white flannels, it took Daren Ganga six years to don the black gown. The Caribbean cricketer graduated in law from the University of London recently, amidst all his cricketing travels, if not travails, A. Joseph Anthony writes in BHindu.
“An interest in the rights of a person drew me to the profession. I was also influenced by my school teacher father. Besides, law intrigued me from a young age,” said the Trinidad and Tobago skipper shortly before the launch of the Nokia Champions League qualifiers in Hyderabad.
Does he intend following in the footsteps of other Caribbean greats such as Rohan Kanhai and Gordon Greenidge in settling down in the Old Blighty? No. Ganga plans to train in the UK and return to
At Oxford, 16-year-old Ethen Peel became the youngest ever umpire to officiate in a match.
Ethan is studying for a BTEC intermediate certificate in cricket umpiring at Oxford Brookes University, and has completed modules on cricket's laws and field management, man management and duty of care.