5 bidders for 2 new IPL teams
March 19th, 2010
Once again the process of owning the two new IPL teams has started, two weeks after the tender process was cancelled due to poor response
. Five bidders had lined up by 5pm on Friday, the cut-off time for submission of bids, to qualify for the auction which will take place on Sunday morning. The bids will be opened in Chennai on Sunday morning and by the afternoon, the winners will be announced. The new owners will join the IPL bandwagon in the 2011 season. The interested parties who had submitted the pre-qualification demand draft of Rs 46 crore - were Videocon, Sahara India, the Adani Group and a Pune consortium of Cyrus Poonawala and Ajay Shirke. Some of these corporate may ...
Hockey player Prabhjot Singh shows middle finger to the crowd
March 13th, 2010
Our desi Hockey players are going western ways, following David Beckham and Craig Chappell in showing middle finger to the audience. Prabhjot Singh, who had gone to the mixed zone to interact with the newspersons, suddenly showed his middle finger to the booing fans. Crowd booed the players after India lost to Argentina 2-4 to finish eighth in the 12-team Hockey World Cup. As the Indian players came for the post-match presentation at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, some fans started to abuse players. Minutes later, Captain Rajpal Singh and Prabhjot rushed to argue with the spectators on the other side of the fencing. Security men rushed in and brought the situation under control. A furious Greg Chappell ...
Sachin makes 200 in 146 balls – Double century in ODI
February 24th, 2010
Sachin Tendulkar did it again! Sachin almost top all the records now. He made 200 runs in 146 balls with 25 fours and three sixes and guided India to 401 for three in 50 overs against South Africa. South Africa was bowled out for 248 runs in 42.5 overs as A.B. de Villiers remained unbeaten on 114. South Africa, who holds the world record of the highest ODI chase, started in a poor way as they lost Herschelle Gibbs (7) in the third over and there on kept on losing wickets at regular intervals. Sreesanth bagged three wickets while Ashish Nehra, Ravindra Jadeja and Yusuf Pathan got two wickets each. Man of the Match was certainly Sachin Tendulkar. India ...
Lux Cozi not with KKR
February 23rd, 2010
Now, we don’t know the real story but its official that Shah Rukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders has drop the idea to appoint the Lux cozi as the official apparel franchisee of the team. It is said that a letter to Shah Rukh Khan is the reason behind it. Possibly SRK did not want to get into another controversy after all that MNIK did to him, so he calmly decided to backout from the Lux Cozi underwear. All we have to say is, Yeh to bada toing hai....! Here’s the letter: Dear Shah Rukh, We are Kolkata-based supporters of Kolkata Knight Riders ...
IPL Youtube Partnership for live streaming
January 20th, 2010
What more can an IPL fan ask for, free live matches on Youtube…Great! The IPL is set to be broadcast live on the internet
. Google will partner with the IPL and show all matches of the 2010 season on a dedicated YouTube channel. First of its kind! Under the terms of the agreement, Google will have exclusive online rights for IPL content for two years and both parties will share revenues from sponsorships and advertising "We are thrilled to have the IPL as our global partner," said Shailesh Rao, a senior manager of Google India. "YouTube offers an open platform for sports and entertainment companies to take their content to a global audience and a great opportunity for advertisers." ...
Sachin Tendulkar’s wax statue unveils in April 2009
April 11th, 2009
As we all know our master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is the 2009 celebrity from India to be turned into wax statue for London’s Madame Tussaud. And thank God this time the celebrity is not someone from bollywood! If I am not wrong Sachin Tendulkar’s wax statue was suppose to unveil on this Easter but there’s no sign of it. Guess we have to wait little more. Tendulkar’s statue will be featured in typical celebratory “on the pitch” pose after another century marked in the scorebook. He will be dressed in his cricket whites, which he has kindly donated to the Madame Tussauds team. Sachin is the first Indian sports personality who will join other cricket legends Brian Lara and ...
Roving eyes of our young cricketers!
December 24th, 2008
“Bachgaye Sachin miya nahi to biwi bahut maarti” Kuware munde with naughty eyes Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Kartik and Yuvraj Singh. Yuvraj’s explanation for this photo in Comedy Circus “Chinchpokli to China” is that he is looking at Mahi who is giving autograph to the girl and other two are looking at the water bottles on the table as they were feeling very thirsty. Not convinced! Come up with better one Mr Yuvi!
Mona Singh and Harbhajan Singh winner of “Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena”
September 12th, 2008
The title of the post proves that “Singh is king” infact “Singhs are Kings” in true Punjabi ishtyle as my sardar uncle says it. Also the title of the post must have given you a shocka, you must be thinking you are still watching the promos of the show so how come the winner is announced. But as we all know every gossip or even the truth can be very conveniently named a rumor till it is out & loud and officially stamped. Rumors are apni chedda singh urfh Mona and her dance partner cricketer Harbhajan Singh are the winner of “Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena” still to be aired. Courtesy of promos it is official that Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena show will have ...
Playing time for George Bush!
August 9th, 2008
Bush getting Cheeky in China! He’s there for the Olympic games and has been spending his time getting to know the American athletes
a little better.
Meena Barot, the Olympic 2008 torchbearer
July 13th, 2008
Remember this post
! Yes! Our Meena Barot (36) made it through online votes. She was selected to carry the torch on Monday, July 7 in the Chinese city of Lanzhou in Gansu. Just a day before the relay, Barot received instructions along with the 296 runners who were to run on the day. Barot was the eleventh runner in the relay. The torchbearers were allowed to keep the torches that they ran with. She shared her experience: I did not feel the weight of the torch at all; all the enthusiasm and excitement made it feel light. As I held the torch, I saw the crowd on both sides of the road. I hadn't experienced the thrill of the moment that ...