The master blaster of the so called God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar is expected to go for a precautionary MRI scan on today.
The cricketer will go for MRI scan after he was hit on his head by a harshly lifting delivery from Australian fast bowler Brett Lee while batting in the tri-series match against Australia which India lost by 110 runs here at Gabba cricket ground on Sunday.
Sachin Tendulkar had misread the ball by Lee and the ball hit on his head, it was the second over from Lee. Though, the ball hit the grill of his helmet and bounced off to mid-on where Xavier Doherty took the ‘catch’.
Each player from the Australia team went up in appeal, expecting that they got Sachin’s wicket, but umpire Steve Davis was convinced it hadn’t touched Sachin’s bat before striking his helmet at the Gabba on Sunday. Read More
As per the latest cricket news, the medium fast bowler from the Indian cricket team Irfan Pathan has stuck hard and gave an early breakthrough team India against the Australia when he has opener David Warner caught by Sachin Tendulkar at mid-wicket in the 7th ODI of the tri-series at the Gabba in Brisbane here on today.
Earlier, the Australia captain Ricky Ponting has won the toss and elected to bat first. Opener Warner played across the line to a fullish delivery on middle and drove the ball direct to Sachin at mid-wicket.
Though, Australia crossed the 50-runs mark in the 10th over of the play with both the openers on the field.
Zaheer Khan also struck in the 19th over of the match, when he got the important wicket of Ricky Ponting on 7 runs. Read More
According to the fresh cricket news, the former captain of the Australia cricket team, Ricky Ponting has said in media that he is still “worth a place” in the team, though the player also felt that reputation alone won’t be enough to get him the selectors’ nod all the time.
Talking to media, Ricky Ponting said, “I think I am (worth a place in the team) but you’d better ask the selectors what they think about that.”
He said, “My last four games have not been what they would have liked but I guess if the selectors were thinking that way already then they probably wouldn’t have picked me for the start of the series.”
According to Ponting, “There are still a few senior players around the side and they (the selectors) made it clear to the younger guys at the start of the summer that it was vital they have a little bit of experience around them.” Read More
The biggest breaking news of the hour is that the puzzle between the BCCI [India Cricket Board] and sponsors Sahara have finally comes to an agreement as the BCCI decided to Sahara’s demands on Thursday.
Now, it is clear that Sahara will once again sponsor team India.
While talking to media, an official from Sahara said, “Sahara confirms that it will continue sponsorship of the Indian team.”
In addition, it also states that Pune Warriors will continue to play in the Indian Premier League.
The statement said that the BCCI [India Cricket Board] took note of the various requests of Sahara and agreed to the following: Read More
As per the latest updates in the Yuvraj Singh Health news, the seven-time Tour-de-France champion Lance Armstrong wished the Indian cricketer a speedy recovery.
The superb middle-order batsman from the Indian cricket tea, Yuvraj Singh, who’s undergoing chemotheraphy for cancer in the United States hospital, has said to media that he takes inspiration from the great cyclist Lance Armstrong after surviving testicular cancer.
Recently, the cricketer also showed an interest in meeting Lance Armstrong after reading his autobiography.
Meanwhile, best wishes and get-well-soon messages have been received by Yuvi from allover the world and his huge number of fans are praying for his speedy recovery. Read More
Just before the IPL matches, the Shahrukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight riders got a makeover of sorts in Mumbai yesterday. The team was powered with new logo and new look.
The new logo for the team was unveiled by the owners of the team, Shah Rukh, Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta along with the CEO of KKR Venky Mysore.
The team has also given a new tagline, “New Dawn New Knights”.
During the event, the King Khan said, “They said that the new tagline is New Dawn and New Knights, so I thought they were planning to promote my movie again.”
While answering on the changes in the logo and look of the team, owner Shahrukh said, “The golden color was because I like gold and the black has been changed because I was told that it was not lucky. And last year since we couldn’t make it to the last four I can’t even argue with it.” Read More
As per the latest cricket news, the captain of the Sri Lanka cricket team Mahela Jayawardene has won the toss and election bat first against India in the 5th ODI match of the Commonwealth Bank series.
The match will be played at the same Adelaide pitch that hosted Sunday’s game between Australia and India.
The Sri Lankan captain expressed sadness over the batting failures for his team’s early woes in the CB series – Sri Lanka has yet to win their first match in the tri-series, while India and Australia have registered two wins apiece from three matches.
Moreover, Sachin Tendulkar is playing in today’s match, while opener Virender Sehwag and medium fast bowler Zaheer Khan is rested. Read More
The latest sports news reveals that after a superb win over Australia by India in the 4th ODI in the tri-series. The captain of the Australia team, Michael Clarke minced no words while speaking at the post-match presentation.
While talking to media, Australian captain said, “All the last three games have been very tight for us. Sometimes you need a kick up your backside and a loss can be good for you.”
Captain of Australia team also praised Indian captain, MS Dhoni, for the superb that he gave to his team in a much needed win.
Clarke said, “Dhoni played really well. He is a class player. And his statistics show that. He is a very good striker of the ball and you saw that in the last over with that six that he hit off Clint McKay.” Read More
As per the latest cricket news, the Australia captain Michael Clarke won the toss and decide to bat first against India in the 4th of the tri-series at Adelaide ODI on Sunday.
In addition to this, the India cricket team has decided to rest master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and opener Gautam Gambhir comes in his place who was dropped from the Perth ODI against Sri Lanka.
It is said to media that this is a part of rotation policy. Australia made 269 runs with the loss of 8 wickets in the 50 overs match. India will chase 270 runs in their 50 overs play.
Let’s hope that India can play their natural game, and will win the 4th ODI.
The latest scores that the home side is batting on 246 runs with the loss of 5 wickets. Earlier, Australia lost their opener Ricky Ponting on 6 individual runs, V Kumar took his wicket. Read More
The latest updates of Yuvraj Singh’s health are that the player is undergoing chemotherapy in the US for a rare germ cell cancer.
The cricketer also posted a picture on Twitter that shows him without his hair.
Yuvraj Singh tweeted: “Finally the hair has gone, But #livstrong #yuvstrong.”
The superb middle-order batsman from the Indian cricket team further writes that he is recovering well and can’t wait to get back into the national team.
He further thanked his fans and promised to make a powerful comeback in the Indian cricket team. He posted that he spent 20 min on the cycle in the gym and says that Amul’s new ad Yu and Vi will fight this together ‘is very cute’.
Earlier on Wednesday, Yuvraj talked to media, for the first time since the news of his cancer came into light. Read More