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
Sahara back as team India sponsor, Pune will play IPL
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
Cancer-hit Yuvraj Singh gets a mail from Lance Armstrong
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