Archive for March 5th, 2008

Sony ropes in Vodafone as prime sponsor for IPL telecast

Sony Entertainment Television, which has bagged the rights for telecast of IPL matches, has found a premier sponsor in Vodafone, India’s third largest mobile service provider. The DLF IPL premier league’s associate sponsors are Pepsico India , Hyundai and Nokia, as Sony Entertainment Television aims to rake in1.7 billion rupees from the deal, media reports […]

Sachin Tendulkar is ICC World No 1 batsman, Ricky Ponting loses crown

Star Indian batsman and IPL Mumbai team icon Sachin Tendulkar has regained the World No. 1 batsman slot, deposing Australian captain Ricky Ponting, following his 399 runs in the Commonwealth Bank series in Australi, which India won 2-0 in the final. Sachin Tendulkar’s impressive scores includes valiant knocks of an unbeaten 117 and 91 in […]

Andrew Symonds escapes punishment for knock out punch to streaker in Brisbane final agains India

Andrew Symonds’ knockout punch to streaker Robert Murray David Oglivie had the potential to earn him a ban for a few matches, but the Aussie batsman, who would also feature in IPL Hyderabad team, has escaped. In Brisbane, Andrew Symonds knocked down the streaker while the latter was trying to evade security personnel on his […]

Former Indian coach Greg Chappell on a talent hunt for IPL Jaipur

Former Australian cricket captain and ex-Indian cricket coach Greg Chappell has been entrusted with the task of spotting and grooming Twenty20 talent by IPL’s Jaipur franchaise, owned by Emerging media. Greg Chappell and former Indian biomechanics expert Ian Fraser would select 24 players, who would then sign up for Cricket Star Academy. The cricketers selected […]