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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Dilshan gets into a fight with Kolkata journalist

On the eve of the 4th one day, two Lankan cricketers - Jayasurya and Dilshan were seen at a nightclub in Kolkata and were accompanied by a young woman friend. When a photogrpaher-journalist from the Telegraph clicked a few pictures of the Lankan duo, Dilshan lost his cool and picked up a fight - Click here to read the full story of How Dilshan lost his cool and a picture of the Lankan cricketers with their lady friend at the night club.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Live Cricket Blog

Match: India vs Sri Lanka 2nd One Day at Nagpur

India won the toss and elected to bat first.

Score: 27/2, ( Sehwag and Gambhir out, Tendulkar and Virat Kohli at the crease)

Match: Australia vs West Indies

Australia lose another wicket. Injured captain Ponting is forced to come to bat. Live Score: 127/7

Australia don't enforce follow-on. Lose quick wickets in their 2nd innings - 125/6, Lead now 333 runs

Match: England vs South Africa

Strauss falls early. England 112/2 in reply to South Africa's score of 418.

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Is the Umpire Decision Review System any good?

There are two important test series going on, one each in Australia and South Africa. Both the Australia vs West Indies and the England vs South Africa Test Matches are using the ICC's new Umpire Decision Review System wherein players can appeal against the decision of the on field umpire's decision if they think that the decision has been correct. The Umpire Decision Review System or UDRS as it is being called has raised a huge debate in the cricketing circles, with more cricket players and experts seeming to be against this new tool. Read this piece on my new blog - 'Butjazz' on Why the ICC's Umpire Decision Review System is very good, and the way to go forward.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI at Rajkot | Live Blog

Live Score from Rajkot: 145/0
India have reached a score of 145 without loss and are currently going at a rate of over 8 runs per over. Sehwag is on 76 off 52 balls and Tendulkar ain't too far behind. The form and mood that Sehwag is in, I don't rule out a first ever ODI double century. A little premature that may be, but then I am a cricket fan...

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