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Saturday, March 16, 2013

Double century on Debut in Test cricket

Going to bat on the test cricket on debut is always a great moment for cricketers. There are 6 cricketers who have scored double century in their debut match. RE Foster for England on 1903 was the 1st person to score double century against Australia. He is still the highest run scorer in debut with his 287 runs in an innings.

Here are the list of players scoring double centuries in debut:
Player Team Runs Balls 4s 6s Match Date Opposition
RE Foster England 287 - 37 0 11-Dec-03 Australia
LG Rowe West Indies 214 - 19 1 16-Feb-72 New Zealand
DSBP Kuruppu Sri Lanka 201* 548 24 0 16-Apr-87 New Zealand
MS Sinclair New Zealand 214 447 22 0 26-Dec-99 West Indies
JA Rudolph South Africa 222* 383 29 2 24-Apr-03 Bangladesh

Shikhar Dhawan's Innings on debut [Video] - India Vs Australia 3rd test 2013

Shikhar Dhawan was all over the Australian bowling attack in his debut match here at Mohali. After Australia    finished their inning just before the lunch at Day 3 in 3rd test match, Shikhar Dhawan came to bat for the first time in test cricket.  Then he came to make fastest test century by a cricketer in test debut.

Till the stumps India were 283/0 with Dhawan making 185 runs off 168 balls and Murali Vijay making 81 n.o. Earlier making the fastest debut hundred Shikhar Dhawan took only 85 deliveries. Shikhar Dhawan scored 33 4s and 2 sixes on the day.

Dhawan will start the day 4 looking after his double century on the debut. He will be 6th player to acheive the milestone.

Highlights Video of Shikan Dhawan Innings and India Vs Australia 3rd Test 2013

IPL 2013 - All teams Squad | Pepsi IPL 6

Pespsi IPL 2013 is all ready to set off from April 3. All nine teams featuring in the tournament have submitted their list of players to IPL council.

IPL 2013 - Live broadcasting TV Channels | Pepsi IPL 6

IPL has turned out to be a major annual cricket festival around the globe. IPL 6 (IPL 2013, Pepsi IPL) has been scheduled to start from April 3. The tournament with new sponsor PepsiCo will be broadcasted all around the world for next 58 days (Click here for schedule).

In 2008, the global broadcasting rights for IPL was given to Sony Entertainment Television Network (India) and World Sprot Group (Singapore) for next ten years. Sony will be broadcasting the matches live in its channels Set Max and Sony Six. Officially the matches are broadcasted in Times Internet.

 TV Channels broadcasting IPL 2013 ( Pepsi IPL 6) Live in different countries and regions:

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Pakistan Vs South Africa 1st ODI 2013 Live

After the white-wash in the test series, Pakistan tour of South Africa ave turned to the shorter verson. Pakistan defeated host in the T20 series. Now the ODI series starts this Sunday at Bloemfontein. This series will be a look of players for Champions trophy as they have no major series for next 3 months.

Fixtures and Schedule of Pepsi IPL 2013 | IPL 6

Indian Premier League 2013 gets new sponsor PepsiCo for next five years. IPL 6 will start from this April 03 and the finals will be played on May 26. The total of 72 group matches with 3 playoff and a final will be played.
Here are the fixtures and schedule of IPL 2013 :

Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2013 | PespiCo IPL 6

 With the new name Pespi Indian Premier League 2013, IPL 6 has replaced Deccan Chargers with Sunrisers Hyderabad. Sun TV Network owns the team founded on October 2013. The team has retained 20 players from old Deccan Chargers.
 Kumar Sangakkara will be the captain whereas Tom Moody will be coaching the side. Waqar Younis has been named the bowling coach, VVS Laxman and Srikanath will be mentoring the Surisers this season.