BCCI shortlists 10 Cities to replace Deccan Chargers
Written by Breaking News Online Team
Sunday, 16 September 2012 15:00
Cricket Desk: The BCCI has shortlisted 10 cities to replace Deccan Chargers in the IPL. Deccan's contract was terminated on Friday night. The 10 shortlisted cties are Ahmedabad, Visakhapatnam, Dharamsala, Indore, Jamshedpur, Nagpur, Cuttack, Kanpur (Greater Noida), Rajkot and Ranchi.
Cricket Desk: India's top batsman Virat Kohli was named the 'ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year' at the ICC Annual Awards in Colombo today. Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara won the 'ICC Test Cricketer of the Year' and 'ICC Cricketer of the Year' awards.
Cricket Desk: India started their ICC Twenty20 World Cup campaign on a good note, as they beat Sri Lanka by 26 runs in a warm up match in Colombo. India 146/5 in 20 overs (Rohit Sharma 37, Dhoni 55*; Kulasekara 2/39). Sri Lanka bowled out for 120 in 19.3 overs. Sangakkara 32, Jeevan Mendis 26, Thirimanne 24. Irfan Pathan 5/25, Balaji 3/28.
Cricket Desk: In a major jolt to the Deccan Chargers, the BCCI terminated their IPL contract, citing inability of the franchise to run the team. Deccan Chargers have threatened to take legal action against the BCCI's decision. The BCCI claimed that the Deccan failed to pay the overdue players' fee and cover other related expenses.
Breaking News! In a big jolt to the IPL team Deccan Chargers, the private banks have rejected the Rs 900-crore bid offered by the PVP Ventures to buy the team. Deccan Chargers was bought for Rs 428 crore in 2008. Now, the BCCI is likely to issue fresh tender to sell the Deccan team.
Breaking News! Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh's heroics went in vain, as New Zealand beat India by one run in the second T20 match in Chennai tonight. The Kiwis won the series 1-0, as the first match was washed out.
Breaking News! India won the toss and elected to field first in the second T20 against New Zealand in Chennai. The first T20 was washed out due to rain. Yuvraj Singh has made a comeback to the team after his cancer surgery. Balaji is also playing today. Sehwag and Harbhajan are not playing in today's match.
Breaking News! The first T20 match between India and New Zealand has been called off due to heavy rain in Vizag. The match was in the news, as Yuvraj Singh was scheduled to make a comeback after recovering from a cancer treatment.
Breaking News! Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni saved India from any embarrassment and batted exceptionally well to power the team to a 5-wicket victory over New Zealand in Bengaluru test. India won the two-match test series 2-0.
Breaking News! New Zealand bowled out for 248 in the second innings, setting a victory target of 261 for India to win the Bengaluru Test. India will win the series 2-0 if they win the test today. India were 24/0 in 3.3 overs when reports last received.