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Saturday, October 31, 2009

Hong Kong Super Sixes 2009

Along with test, ODI, t20 and pro40 there exists another form of cricket - the super sixes. Hong Kong organizes super sixes tournament every year between the top teams. The rules are modified with an inning of only 5 overs and each team containing just 6 players. Except wicketkeeper everyone bowls. Wides and no balls are counted 2 runs. Also, there is a provision of retiring after batsman reaches 31 runs. 8 teams participate in this tournament which is held on 31st October and 1st November.

The teams are divided into two groups. India has been placed in the Norhern hemispheres along with teams like England, Sri Lanka and rivals Pakistan. Hongkong, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia compromise the Southern hemisphere group.

The fixtures and schedules are:
Match Saturday Match Group
1 8.20am Hong Kong vs South Africa South
2 9.05am India vs Sri Lanka North
3 9.50am Hong Kong vs New Zealand South
4 10.35am Pakistan vs England North
5 11.20am South Africa vs Australia South
6 12.05pm Sri Lanka vs Pakistan North
7 12.50pm Hong Kong vs Australia South
8 1.35pm India vs England North
9 2.20pm South Africa vs New Zealand South
10 3.05pm India vs Pakistan North
11 3.50pm New Zealand vs Australia South
12 4.35pm Sri Lanka vs England North

5.20pm close




Match Sunday Match Group
13 8.30am N2 vs S2 Cup RR
14 9.15am N1 vs S1 Cup RR
15 10.00am N3 vs S4 Plate SF1
16 10.45am N1 vs S2 Cup RR
17 11.30am N2 vs S1 Cup RR

12.15 - 12.35pm Champions Parade
18 12.35pm N4 vs S3 Plate SF 2
19 1.20pm S1 vs S2 Cup RR
20 2.05pm N1 vs N2 Cup RR

2.50 – 3.00pm Entertainment
21 3.00pm Plate Final
22 4.00pm Cup Final

5.00pm Presentations


The matches of Hong Kong Super Sixes will be shown live on Ten Sports. Watch these short matches and you will love to view raining sixes. Acutually there are more sixes than 4s and more 4s than singles. For live scores and more details go to http://www.hkcricketsixes.com/

Cricket games: Cricket Revolution is finally released

Cricket revolution - online cricket gameCricket revolution - a multiplayer PC cricket games by Pakistani gaming company - Mindstorm Studios have finally been released on 30th October 2009 and is now available for purchase on Steam. It has been claimed as a innovative cricket game being different from other cricket video games available. With single and multiplayer mode, the game also features internet based online cricket gaming with online leaderboards.

According to their website, the game is best made to provide real cricket action. Gamers can enjoy every part of the game with great features in batting, bowling as well as fielding. Bowling as batting are realistic with selection of different types of balls and a wide range of shots. Weather and pitch conditions along with original stadiums make the game more realistic.

You may now buy the game on Steam for $24.99 USD with cheaper price in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. You may now check their demo on cricketrevolution.com which features training mode only.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Fantasy cricket - other form of online cricket games

For those who watch cricket regularly and know players from different team, fantasy cricket can be a great form of enjoying cricket online. Most fantasy cricket games let you choose your XI team squad and award you points on the basis of the performance by the players in your squad. So, to get into the top of fantasy cricket tables, you need to guess who can will be selected and who will play well in order to select them in your squad.

The no. of websites allowing you play fantasy cricket are increasing day by day. Cricket lovers love fantasy cricket and find them as a great form of online cricket games. Some websites where you can play fantasy cricket are:

fantasy.cricket.com : Cricket.com is popular for its fantasy cricket. You can play fantasy cricket for International cricket matches on monthly basis. Fantasy cricket is also available for different tournaments like IPL.


Cricinfo's fantasy cricket
: Cricinfo also provides fantasy cricket for almost every series. You can register with them and select your palying XI for different series.

ESPNStar's super selector: Its another great website providing fantasy cricket and probably the most popular one.

Cricket Web's fantasy cricket

Saturday, October 24, 2009

TV Channels broadcasting India vs Australia 2009- Live

India and Australia play 7-match ODI series in India. Its a exciting long ODI series. Nimbus sports has the broadcasting rights for the match as its in India. It will be shown live on Neo cricket in India.

TV Channels Showing the Australia vs India 2009 ODI series live are:

Australia : It will be shown on FOX Sports in Australia.

Canada: Asian Television Network (ATN)

India : Neo cricket will broadcast all the matches live in India

Malaysia: Star Hub

Middle East : Neo cricket will be broadcasting in Middle east as well.

Singapore: Star Hub

USA: Zee Sports broadcasts the matches live in USA.

UK: SKY Sports

Thursday, October 15, 2009

India vs Australia 2009 - Fixtures and Schedules | 7 ODIs

Starting from 25 October, Australia will tour India to play a long ODI series with 7 ODIs. As there is a great contest between these two teams, the series is expected to show great rivalry adding more excitement and enthusiasm. Here is the complete fixtures and schedules of the series:

Date Match
Time Venue
GMT IST
(India)
Ground City
Oct 25 - Sun India v Australia, 1st ODI 08:30 14:00 Sawai Mansingh StadiumJaipur
Oct 28 - Wed India v Australia, 2nd ODI 08:30 14:00 Vidarbha C.A. GroundNagpur
Oct 31 - Sat India v Australia, 3rd ODI 08:30 14:00 Feroz Shah KotlaDelhi
Nov 02 - Mon India v Australia, 4th ODI 08:30 14:00 Punjab C.A. StadiumMohali
Nov 05 - Thu India v Australia, 5th ODI 08:30 14:00 Rajiv Gandhi Int. StadiumHyderabad
Nov 08 - Sun India v Australia, 6th ODI 04:00 09:30 Nehru StadiumGuwahati
Nov 11 - Wed India v Australia, 7th ODI 08:30 14:00 Wankhede StadiumMumbai

Super 8 of Champions League T20 2009

The group stages of Champions league T20 2009 has completed and its now time for the super 8's. Two teams each from 4 groups have qualified for the super 8 in which the 8 teams are divided into two leagues. The teams which have qualified are : Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore from India, Cape Cobras and Eagles from South Africa, Somerset from England, New South Wales and Victoria from Australia and Trinidad and Tobago from West Indies.

The top two from each of the leagues will qualify for the semi-final of Champions League T20 2009.

The two leagues are:

League A: Eagles, Somerset, Trinidad and Tobago and New South Wales
League B: Royal Challengers Bangalore, Victoria, Cape Cobras and Delhi Daredevils

The fixtures and Schedules of Super 8 of Champions League T20 2009 is:

Date Match Details Time Venue
GMT IST Ground City
Oct 15 - Thu Bangalore Royal Challengers v Victoria, 13th Match, League B 14:30 20:00 M.Chinnaswamy StadiumBangalore
Oct 16 - Fri Somerset v Eagles, 14th Match, League A 10:30 16:00 Rajiv Gandhi Int. StadiumHyderabad
Oct 16 - Fri Trinidad and Tobago v New South Wales, 15th Match, League A 14:30 20:00 Rajiv Gandhi Int. StadiumHyderabad
Oct 17 - Sat Cape Cobras v Victoria, 16th Match, League B 10:30 16:00 M.Chinnaswamy StadiumBangalore
Oct 17 - Sat Bangalore Royal Challengers v Delhi Daredevils, 17th Match, League B 14:30 20:00 M.Chinnaswamy StadiumBangalore
Oct 18 - Sun Somerset v New South Wales, 18th Match, League A 10:30 16:00 Rajiv Gandhi Int. StadiumHyderabad
Oct 18 - Sun Trinidad and Tobago v Eagles, 19th Match, League A 14:30 20:00 Rajiv Gandhi Int. StadiumHyderabad
Oct 19 - Mon Cape Cobras v Delhi Daredevils, 20th Match, League B 14:30 20:00 Feroz Shah KotlaDelhi

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Mumbai to host 2011 Cricket world cup final , Mohali get semi-final

Finally, it has been confirmed that the final of ICC Cricket world cup 2011 will be held in Wankhede stadium in Mumabai. The tournament which is to be jointly orgainized by India, Sri Lanka and Banglandesh will feature 29 matches in India. It will be held in 8 venues in India. Mohali will host the semis while quarter-finals will be hosted in Ahmedabad.

With still the full fixtures and schedule of the cricket's biggest tournament still to come, the venues in India are now confirmed. Along with India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh too host the tournament. Bangladesh will be hosting the opening ceremony and other matches including a quarter final while Sri Lanka will feature one semi-final and other quarter final.

Here is the distribution of venues for Cricket World cup in India:
Mumbai - Final and two other matches
Mohali - Semi-final and two other matches.
Ahmedabad - Quarter-final and two other matches.
New Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Nagpur, Kolkata host four matches each

Monday, October 12, 2009

Champions League T20 - Highlights 2009

The cricket's Champions league - CLT20 2009 has kicked off with a boom. Some smashing cricket has been observed throughout the series. With T20 matches in action, sixes, fours and wickets are so common which make every moment of the game exciting. If you missed some matches, you can watch free video highlights online.

Watch Champions League T20 Highlights video:

On ClT20.com: The official website broadcasts the free video highlights of each and every match. You can watch the highlights video here.

On espnstar: Espnstar also broadcasts the video highlights of each match live on the internet. The media player section shows the video highlights. Click here.

Monday, October 5, 2009

TV Channels broadcasting 2009 Champions League T20, CLT20 - Live

Airtel Champions League T20, the battle of champion teams from different countries is set to begin. ESPNStar has the global media rights for the Champions League T20 for 10 years. Different TV Channels are set to broadcast it live in different countries all over the world.

Here are the TV Channels with broadcasting rights in different parts:

Star Cricket (live) – India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, Nepal

Star Sports (live) – India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, Nepal

ONE HD (live) – Australia

British Eurosport (live) – United Kingdom

Directv (live) – USA

CBN, ATN Cricket Plus - Canada

Champions League T20 2009 - Fixtures and Schedules

Group A: Deccan Chargers (India), Somerset CCC (England), Trinidad & Tobago (West Indies)
Group B: New South Wales (Australia), Diamond Eagles (South Africa), Sussex Sharks (England)
Group C: Royal Challengers Bangalore (India), Cape Cobras (South Africa), Otago Volts (New Zealand)
Group D: Delhi Daredevils (India), Victoria (Australia), Wayamba (Sri Lanka)

Date and Time Match
Thu Oct 8

20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

Group C – Royal Challengers Bangalore v Cape Cobras

M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

Fri Oct 9

16:00 local | 10:30 GMT

Group B – Diamond Eagles v New South Wales

Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Fri Oct 9

20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

Group D – Delhi Daredevils v Victoria

Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Sat Oct 10

16:00 local | 10:30 GMT

Group C – Cape Cobras v Otago

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad

Sat Oct 10

20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

Group A – Deccan Chargers v Somerset

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad

Sun Oct 11

16:00 local | 10:30 GMT

Group B – New South Wales v Sussex

Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Sun Oct 11

20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

Group D – Delhi Daredevils v Wayamba

Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Mon Oct 12

16:00 local | 10:30 GMT

Group A – Somerset v Trinidad & Tobago

M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

Mon Oct 12

20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

Group C – Royal Challengers Bangalore v Otago

M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

Tue Oct 13

16:00 local | 10:30 GMT

Group D – Victoria v Wayamba

Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Tue Oct 13

20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

Group B – Eagles v Sussex

Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Wed Oct 14

20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

Group A – Deccan Chargers v Trinidad & Tobago

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad

Thu Oct 15

20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

League B – TBC v TBC (C1 v D2)

M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

Fri Oct 16

16:00 local | 10:30 GMT

League A – TBC v TBC (A2 v B2)

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad

Fri Oct 16

20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

League A – TBC v TBC (A1 v B1)

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad

Sat Oct 17

16:00 local | 10:30 GMT

League B – TBC v TBC (C2 v D2)

M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

Sat Oct 17

20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

League B – TBC v TBC (C1 v D1)

M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

Sun Oct 18

16:00 local | 10:30 GMT

League A – TBC v TBC (A2 v B1)

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad

Sun Oct 18

20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

League A – TBC v TBC (A1 v B2)

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad

Mon Oct 19

20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

League B – TBC v TBC (C2 v D1)

Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Wed Oct 21

20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

1st Semi-final – TBC v TBC (Winner B v Runner up A)

Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Thu Oct 22

20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

2nd Semi-final – TBC v TBC (Winner A v Runner up B)

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad

Fri Oct 23

20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

Final – TBC v TBC

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad

Australia vs New Zealand in final of ICC Champions trophy 2009

Its the final of ICC Champions trophy 2009 and two neighboring countries - Australia and New Zealand will battle for for the championship. Australia after being defeated in Ashes came back strongly in ODI series and now has once again showing signs of being world champion. New Zealand on other hand were considered underdogs but have proved themselves to be a great team.


Watch Aus vs NZ in Champions Trophy 2009:


On TV: It will be shown on Star cricket in India, Supersport in South Africa, Sky Sports in England. Find others.

On the internet : Click here for details.

Highlights of Aus vs Nz ICC Champions trophy 2009:
Highlights will be posted on this site after the match.