Archive for March 7th, 2008

Australian cricketers to face the heat at IPL matches, says senior Indian player

The Indian Premier League may see the extension of hostilities generated during India’s recent tour of Australia, media reports said. A Kolkata-based newspaper quoted an unnamed senior Indian player to this effect, hinting at a strong possibility that the Australian players would get a hostile reception. The unnamed senior player, commenting on the availability of [...]

IPL to boost cricket infrastructure ahead of World Cup 2011, says Lalit Modi

The cash-rich Indian Premier League has vowed to utilise revenue from the Twenty20 tournament to boost cricket infrastructure in India, with an eye on the 2011 World Cup cricket. IPL chairman and BCCI vice-president Lalit Modi said improving infrastructure would be the top priority for the BCCI, as it prepared to host the 2011 World [...]

IPL Bangalore star and Indian skipper Anil Kumble says team can become World No 1 this year

Indian Test cricket captain and Bangalore IPL star Anil Kumble feels the country can become the World Number 1 by the end of this year if the team can maintain the winning momentum. India went down to Australia 2-1 in the fourth Test after a controversy marred Sydney Test, but went on to win the [...]