Cricket World Cup 2015

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Cricket World Cup

One of the most prestigious tournaments in world cricket is the ICC Cricket World Cup. This competition is held once every four years with the very best cricketing nations from around the globe going head to head in a One Day International format. This event is the third most viewed sporting contest in the world behind only the FIFA World Cup and the Summer Olympics. Although the next Cricket World Cup does not take place until 2015, betting is already available on who will be victorious in Australia and New Zealand. Bookmakers such as Betfair have put co-host nation Australia …continue reading

India favourites in the Champions Trophy final if the pitch is slow

If you have been seeing the Indian cricket over the years, you would have found out that whenever the team goes overseas, there are not much expectations associated with it. People think India is just going out to make the numbers. When a young Indian team flew to London for the Champions Trophy 2013, the scenario was no different. There were talks that the ball hoops around at the start of the summer in England and these new blokes will have a tough time. But, in the very first warm up game that India played in England was the indication …continue reading

3 New Nations Grabs spots in Cricket World Cup 2015

Italy, Nepal and Uganda will be arriving Bermuda to grab their position for Cricket World Cup 2015. They are among three of six teams that will be coming together for a chance to lift WCL Division 3 trophy. The top two sides of WCL Division 3 will be progressing as qualifier which will be held in New Zealand 2014.  Once this process done, the top two sides will be leaving for the New Zealand event. The sportbook review will be following the news and will be updating about Cricket World Cup 2015. Meanwhile Italy captain Alessandro Bonora seems confident about …continue reading

Bell run-out sparks controversy

The Ian Bell run-out controversy will be one that will be remembered for time to come and the reason for it is simple. For long, the Indians have been expected to accept decisions on the grounds of sportsmanship even as the team at the other end, has made merry. It had happened on the tour of Australia in the Sydney Test when one decision after another went against the Indian team and they could only helplessly look on. There was a stumping decision that went against India, and there was a caught behind that also went against India before Ganguly …continue reading

India wins the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011

Mahendra Singh Dhoni impressive (91 not out) and Gautam Gambhir  smashing 97 innings  lead India to their second Cricket World Cuptriumph after thrashing Sri Lanka by six wickets to win the ICC World Cup 2011 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai here on Saturday. Man of the Match: Mahendra Singh Dhoni Chasing 275 for a win, India made 277 for four wickets in 48.2 overs and brings the ICC World Cup World Trophy, 2011 for the Nation (India) – Today!s Thanks to captain Dhoni, who made a remarkable scores that includes two sixes and eight fours in his 79-ball innings and raced to fifty …continue reading

Difficult to call favourites between India and Sri Lanka

So it is that time of the year when India take on Sri Lanka in the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011. The two teams have quite clearly been the best in the business and that should hold them in a good stead for this important game. India will have the advantage in the sense that they are playing at home. Sri Lanka’s record in India has been anything but exciting. They have barely managed to win any game here and off the last 39 matches here, they have won only 11. India will look to play S …continue reading

India beat Pakistan, enters World Cup final

India Won 2nd Semi Final of ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 by 29 Runs against Pakistan on 30 March at Mohali Man of the Match: Sachin Tendulkar Score Board : 1st Innings IND: 260/9 (50) RR: 5.20 l 2nd Innings PAK: 231/10 (49.5) RR: 4.63 Image Courtesy : Rediff.com India has won by 29 runs in the second semi final of ICC World Cup 2011 against Pakistan today in the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali. It’s a great victory for team India as they now entered into the grand finale of ICC World Cup 2011. The final match is going to be held on …continue reading