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Saturday, January 22, 2011

Watch Star Cricket - Live | Broadcaster of ICC Cricket world cup 2011 and other cricket matches

Star Cricket is the 24-hour cricket channel from ESPNStar. It has broadcasting rights for matches played in Australia and England as well as ICC matches. It will be broadcasting ICC Cricket World cup 2011 in India and some other countries. Here's how you can watch the Cricket channel live:

Friday, January 21, 2011

New Zealand Squad for ICC World Cup 2011 | Teams and Squd

Daniel Vettori will be leading the New Zealand team for the World Cup 2011. The team names as:

Daniel Vettori(capt), Hamish Bennett, James Franklin, Martin Guptill, Jamie How, Brendon McCullum(wk), Nathan McCullum, Kyle Mills, Jacob Oram, Jesse Ryder, Tim Southee, Scott Styris, Ross Taylor, Kane Williamson, Luke Woodcock

New Zealand have struggled recently in the cricket field. First the team was white-washed by Bangladesh and then India. Now they lost the test series with Pakistan in New Zealand. But th captain and the team are sure that the team will certainly improve in the World Cup.

Australian Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 | Teams and Squad

Defending champion Australian team for ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 had been announced earlier. Ricky Ponting will be captaining the side with Micheal Clarke will be the deputy. Some surprises with inclusion Nathan Hauritz in the side. Brett Lee and Shaun Tait also getting their place. The squad stands as:

Shane Watson, Brad Haddin (wk), Ricky Ponting (capt), Michael Clarke, Michael Hussey, David Hussey, Cameron White, Tim Paine (wk), Steven Smith, John Hastings, Mitchell Johnson, Nathan Hauritz, Brett Lee, Shaun Tait, Doug Bollinger.


Bangladesh Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 | Teams and Squad

Bangladesh has turned out to be a surprising nation in the cricket nowadays. Recent 4-0 victory over New Zealand in home has pumped the team more and could be as Sri Lankan team in '96 World Cup. This time, the world cup is in their homeland and certainly this will provide more more the team. The 15-man World Cup under captain Shakib-ul-hasan as:

Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Junaid Siddique, Shahriar Nafees, Raqibul Hasan, Mohammad Ashraful, Mushfiqur Rahim, Naeem Islam, Mahmudullah, Abdur Razzak, Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Nazmul Hossain, Suhrawadi Shuvo

Sri Lankan Team for ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 | Teams and Squads

Sri Lankan team was announced earlier under the captaincy of Kumar Sangakkara. Lots of young legs in the side with some really experienced players. Biggest surprise will be exclusion of Sanath Jayasuriya and Chaminda Vaas from the side. The duo were named in 30-man provisional squad but failed to be in 15-man squad. The teams stands as:

Kumar Sangakkara (capt wk), Mahela Jayawardene (Vice-capt), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, Thilan Samaraweera, Chamara Silva, Chamara Kapugedera, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Dilhara Fernando, Muttiah Muralitharan, Ajantha Mendis, Rangana Herath.

Pakistan Team for ICC World Cup 2011 | Teams and Squad

Pakistan Squad for the upcoming world Cup has been announced earlier. The squad possess all the players in 16-man squad of New Zealand ODI series except Tanvir Ahmed. Still the captain's name is not given out. The squad didn't include controversial Salman Butt, Mohammed Aamer, Asif and Mallik. And also the veteran Mohammed Yusuf. The squad stands as :

Shahid Afridi, Misbah-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hafeez, Kamran Akmal (wk), Younis Khan, Asad Shafiq , Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal, Abdul Razzaq, Abdur Rehman, Saeed Ajmal, Shoaib Akhtar, Umar Gul, Wahab Riaz, Sohail Tanvir


India vs South Africa 4th ODI 2011 - Live

Great moment for the Indians after they won the 3rd ODI in Cape Town. They will certainly want to create history in Port Elizabeth. Indians are 2-1 up in the 5 match series and would like to wrap-up the before the final match. After the win in 1st ODI, SA have gone unlucky with the defeat in two close encounters. The 4th ODI is scheduled as:


India Vs South Africa - 4th ODI
Port Elizabeth - SA
21 Jan 2011 - Friday
14:30 local | 12:30 GMT | 18:00 IST

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Who will win ICC Cricket World cup 2011 [POLL]

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 is just a few days away. India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are hosting this mega events with the participation of 14 teams. The test playing nations are the main contenders for the Cricket World Cup. Who do you think can win the world cup. Please vote below and leave your comment justifying the answer.

India Vs South Africa 3rd ODI 2010 - Live

Chance for any team to take lead in this series. India and South Africa are 1-1 draw till now in the 5-match series. Third ODI is going to be crucial for both the teams. Earlier, SA defeated India comprehensively in the 1st ODI and India fought back in the 2nd ODI with nail-biting end.


South Africa v India - 3rd ODI
Cape Town
Jan 18 2011 - Tuesday
14:30 local | 12:30 GMT | 18:00 IST - D/N

Watch Live South Africa Vs India 2011 - 3rd ODI Cape Town, SA

Monday, January 17, 2011

Warm-up Matches of ICC World Cup 2011 - Fixtures and Schedules

The world Cup matches starts from the Feb-19. (Click Here for the schedule) Before playing the mega-event the teams will play warm-up match with other participating teams in the soil of World Cup hosting nations. 14 warm-ups are scheduled starting from 12th of Feb to 18th of Feb. Each team will play 2 matches as the wrm-up matches. Here is schedule of the matches:

Indian Team for ICC World Cup 2011 | Teams and Squad

Indian team for the world Cup Cricket is announced from Chennai. The five members selection commitee finalised the last 15 playing member for the side. Earlier 30-members probable was announced. Rohit Sharma, Sreesanth, Ishant Sharma and pragyan Ojha could not make their place for this mega event.

The team comes as this:
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt/wk), Virender Sehwag (Vice-capt), Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Munaf Patel, Praveen Kumar, Yusuf Pathan, Piyush Chawla, R Ashwin, Ashish Nehra.


Sunday, January 16, 2011

Australia vs England 1st ODI 2011 - Highlights [video]

Australia has won the first ODI against England. Shane Watson was the hero of the match scoring 161 not out. England scored 294 in the first inning and Australia lead by Watson from the front reached the target in 49.1 overs. Watson's 161* is the highest by any Australian against England and the 2nd highest against all.

You can watch the video highlights on skysports.

Friday, January 14, 2011

India vs South Africa 2nd ODI 2011 - Live

The first ODI was disastrous for India as they lost the match by a huge margin. As the teams gear up for the 2nd ODI at Johannesburg, South Africa seem to be the favourites. South Africa has the momentum but India can make a great return in the series. India has been criticised for not playing well outside the sub-continent and this may be a great chance to make it false.


2nd ODI: South Africa v India 2011 at Johannesburg
Date : Jan 15, 2011 Time: 14:30 local | 12:30 GMT | 18:00 India

Sunday, January 9, 2011

List of Unsold players at IPL auction 2011 | IPL 4

So many shockers have been seen in IPL auction from Bangalore. Lots of unexpected bids for youngsters and unexpected no bidding for great players in this game of cricket. Saurouv Ganguly, Brian Lara, Chris Gayle, and Sanath Jayasuriya unsold at IPL 4 is most trending news. Here are the list of players unsold:


1 Unsold Players onDay 1of Auction :

Sourav Ganguly,
Chris Gayle,
Herschelle Gibbs,
Brian Lara,
Graham Manou
Matt Prior,
Mark Boucher,
Luke Wright,
James Anderson,
Graeme Swann,
Ajantha Mendis,
Chamara Kapugedera,
Tamim Iqbal


2. List of Unsold Players on Day 1 of Auction

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Squads of all teams for IPL 2011 | IPL 4

So the auction for 2011 edition of Indian Priemere League (IPL 4) has come to an end and here are the list of playwers till now in 10 teams of IPL 2010:

Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina , M Vijay, Albie Morkel, Michael Hussey, Wriddhiman Saha, Dawyne Bravo, Doug Bollinger, S Badrinath, R. Ashwin, Scott Styris, Ben Hilfenhaus, Joginder Sharma, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sudeep Tyagi, Suraj Randiv, George Bailey, Faf du Plessis

Deccan Chargers: Kevin Pietersen, Cameron White, Kumar Sangakkara, JP Duminy, Shikhar Dhawan, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra, Pragyan Ojha, Dale Steyn, Daniel Christian, Manpreet Gony, Chris Lynn, Juan Theron, Michael Lumb

Delhi Daredevils: Virender Sehwag, Irfan Pathan, David Warner, Naman Ojha, James Hopes, Morne Morkel, Aaron Finch, Matthew Wade, Ajit Agarkar, Ashok Dinda, Umesh Yadav, Roelaf van der Merwe, Venugopal Rao, Andrew McDonald, Travis Brit, Colin Ingram, Robert Frylinck

Kings' XI Punjab: Adam Gilchrist, Shaun Marsh, David Hussey, Dinesh Karthik, Stuart Broad, Abhishek Nayar, Praveen Kumar, Ryan Harris, Piyush Chawla,Dimitri Mascarenhars, Nathan Rimmington

Kochi: Mahela Jayawardene, VVS Laxman, Brendon McCullum, Sreesanth, RP Singh, Parthiv Patel, Ravindra Jadeja, Steven smith, Ramesh powar, Brad Hodge, Muttiah Muralitharan,Thisara Perera, O'Keefe, Owais Shah, Michael Klinger, John Hastings

Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir, Yusuf Pathan, Jacques Kallis, Brad Haddin, Shakib-al-Hassan, Bret Lee, Eoin Morgan, Manoj Tiwary, L Balaji, Jaidev Unadkat, Ryan ten Doeschate, James Pattinson

Mumbai Indians: Sachin Tendulkar, Harbhajan Singh, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga, Rohit Sharma, Andrew Symonds, David Jacobs, James Franklin, Munaf Patel, Clint McKay, Moasis Henriques, Aiden Blizzard

Pune Warriors: Yuvraj Singh, Graeme Smith, Robin Uthappa, Tim Paine, Angelo Mathews, Ashish Nehra, Callum Ferguson, Wayne Parnell, Mitchell Marsh, Jerome Taylor, Alfonso Thomas, Jesse Ryder, Murali Karthik

Rajasthan Royals: Shane Warne, Shane Watson, Ross Taylor, Rahul Dravid, Johan Botha, Paul Collingwood, Shaun Tait, Pankaj Singh

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, Tillakartane Dilshan, Zaheer Khan, AB de Villiers, Daniel Vettori, Sourabh Tiwary, Dirk Nannes, Cheteshwar Pujara,Charl Langeveldt, Luke Pomersbach, Abhimanyu Mithun, Johan Van der Wath, Rilee Rossouw, Nuwan Pradeep, Jonathan Vandiar, Mohammad Kaif

CLICK Here for the list of players sold on auction for how much amount.

IPL auction 2011 - Live

The 1st auctions for IPL 2011 has been going on. With 10 teams will be in the bidding. 350 players will be avaialable for the auction. The first round is going on and you can get the updates live from TV as well as internet.

TV: SET Max will be showing the auction live from 10:00 AM in India. You can also watch other news channels for latest updates.

On Internet :
You can get updates from a lot of sites. The guys at ESPNCricinfo are covering it live. You can get live updates from Cricinfo.

Live video of IPL Auction 2011 : Its not actual live video from SET MAX but you can watch CNN IBN online which has been discussing on IPL auctions and providing live updates.

You can also find the list of players sold recently with their price and team at cricketcurrent. Check out the list of players sold in IPL auction 2011.

Players sold at IPL auction 2011 and their price | IPL 4

The auction for IPL 2011 is going on. This is going to be fresh auction with some teams retaining some of its previous players. Here are some of the players sold at IPL auction 2011.

This was the list of players sold before lunch in Day 1 of IPL Auction 2011:
S.N.PlayerCountryTeamPrice
1Gautam GambhirIndiaKolkata$2.4 million
2 Yusuf Pathan India Kolkata $2.1 million
3 Robin Uthappa India Pune $2.1 million
4 Rohit Sharma India Mumbai Indians $2 million
5 Irfan Pathan India Delhi Daredevils $1.9 million
6 Yuvraj Singh India Pune $1.8 million
7 Mahela Jayawardene Sri Lanka Kochi $1.5 million
8 AB de Villers South Africa Bangalore $1.1 million
9 Cameron White Australia Deccan Chargers $1.1 million
10 Jacques Kallis South Africa Kolkata $1.1 million
11 Ross Taylor New Zealand Rajasthan Royals $1 million
12 Johan Botha South Africa Rajasthan $950,000
13 S Sreesanth India Kochi $900,000
14 Adam Gilchrist Australia Punjab $900,000
15 Zaheer Khan India Bangalore $900,000
16 Andrew Symonds Australia Mumbai Indians $850,000
17 Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka Deccan Chargers $700,000
18 Tillakaratne Dilshan Sri Laka Bangalore $650,000
19 Kevin Pietersen England Deccan Chargers $650,000
20 Daniel Vettori New Zealand Bangalore $550,000
21 Rahul Dravid India Rajasthan Royals $500,000
22 Graeme Smith South Africa Pune $500,000
23 RP Singh India Kochi $500,000
24 Brendon McCullum New Zealand Kochi $475,000
25 VVS Laxman India Kochi $400,000

Monday, January 3, 2011

Highlights of 5th Test - Ashes 2011 [Video]

England has won the Ashes 2010 fifth test by an inning difference. With this they have won the series 3-1. Alastair Cook was judged the man of the match as well as the man of the series. Day 5 highlights - click here.

Day 4 highlights - click here

DAY 3

 Another oustanding day for Englishmen, England now lead by 208 runs with 3 wickets remaining at Day 3. Cook and Bell score century for England to make the score to 488/7. This morning England lost their Nightwatchman Anderson and Collingwood quickly. Then came Ian Bell who supported Cook for the stand of 156 runs. Cook score 189 runs and Bell got 115 runs. Before bad light stopped play at SCG, Matt Prior is batting at 54 runs.
Watch the Highlights Video of DAY - 3 Ashes 5th Test 2011 - SCG

Saturday, January 1, 2011

India VS South Africa 3rd Test 2011 - Live

Two teams are ready for the final battle - the deciding match of 3-match series at Newlands. The first two tests had all the recipe for a perfect test match and you can expect yet another for the third one. India has proved that their test dominance is not just due to home wins. But with the pacers on great form South Africa has an edge over India for the final test.