Posts Tagged ‘teams’

World T20 Championships: Schedule and Preview

May 29, 2009 4 comments

Season 2 of the Indian Premier League came to an interesting end with the bottom two teams from the last season finishing at the top. Deccan Chargers continued their good form through out the tournament by first defeating the In-Form Delhi Daredevils in the semi’s, the Bangalore Royal Challengers in the finals in a closely contested final. It’s been almost 5 days since the final was played, and I’m starting to miss it already, more because i knew which channel I had to tune to for some entertainment. Not far from now, Another T20 tournament begins, Defending champions India will be seen with 11 other teams for the coveted trophy of the T20 World Championship. Schedule and details follow. Read more…


IPL 2: Battle Royal – A Look At How The Teams Fare

May 18, 2009 2 comments

IPL+Logs+(All+in+One)Who could have asked for a better looking points table in the season 2 of the IPL. With just 6 games to go before the first semifinal, No 3 and 4 in the points table are still up for grabs.The Bangalore Royal Challengers are still in contention as all eyes are fixed on how they perform. Specially the Rajasthan royals, whose only hope is a Bangalore win and somebody’s loss. Deccan Chargers one run loss against the Kings Punjab means that both teams now need to win their last match to make it to the semis. The tournament is now wide open, and it could well be anybody’s game. More match Scenario’s follow.. Read more…

IPL2: England Vs South Africa?

March 24, 2009 3 comments

iplIndian Premier League is now more of a battle between England and SouthAfrica, not on the cricket field but off it. Four Indian Officials from the BCCI including Mr. Lalit Modi are already in SouthAfrica talking to the officials at ECB(England Cricket Board) and CSA (Cricket South Africa) for hosting the event in their respective countries.

As I write this post there are plans being sketched out by these officials to ensure that the matches are on schedule and live up to the expectations of the fans. Earlier, in a press conference hosted by BCCI (in India), Mr. Lalit Modi confirmed moving the IPL season 2 to either England or South Africa after 40 re-worked schedules were rejected by the Indian Home Ministry over Lok sabha elections commencing shortly.

The tournament will begin on April 10 and conclude on May 24, as scheduled earlier. Sources told TOI England was the first choice. With England Cricket Board CEO Giles Clarke saying ECB was willing to host IPL, ‘‘it’s 99.99% England,’’ Read more…