Archive for March, 2009

Hero Honda rethinks IPL team sponsorship

With the Indian Premier League 2009 having gone to South Africa, it is now left to sponsors to decide whether to stay on or to withdraw. Hero Honda Motors, the country’s largest two-wheeler maker,is said to be mulling over renegotiating the IPL contract with Delhi Daredevils following the venue switch.

IPL 2009 in South Africa

It is final. The second edition of the IPL will now be held in South Africa.

IPL venues may be in South Africa or England, or New Zealand

The uncertainty over the conduct and schedule of the prestigious and high profile Indian Premier League (IPL) 2009 20:20 cricket matches has got over with the BCCI deciding to take IPL outside the country.

IPL not to move abroad, new revised schedule soon

Update: It was announced by IPL chief Lalit Modi today that IPL would not move abroad. After a discussion with the home ministry, Lalit Modi said that considering the probelms of adequate security during elections, a new schedule for the 2009 season would be worked out. IPL games would also take place in more cities [...]

Sachin Tendulkar’s wax statue at Madame Tussauds London

Any cricket fan in India would not be surprised if one told him that the great Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is to feature at the internationally renowned Madame Tussauds London.