• dhoni reveals he wept after india won the world cup

    Dhoni Reveals He Wept After India Won The World Cup

    Cricket | December 17, 2011 7:25 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 17: Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was so emotional after winning the World Cup early this year that he wept after the summit clash along with his teammates. "After the final

  • dhoni is the best captain i played under says sachin

    Dhoni Is The Best Captain I Played Under, Says Sachin

    Cricket | April 04, 2011 14:50 IST

    Mumbai, Apr 4 :  He has played under six captains in a career spanning 21 years but senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar today rated current India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the best for his sharp

  • sachin vs murali a farewell battle to cherish

    Sachin Vs Murali - A Farewell Battle To Cherish

    Cricket | March 31, 2011 16:19 IST

    Mumbai, Mar 31: Legends Sachin Tendulkar and Muttiah Muralitharan face-off in a mouth-watering duel for the last time when India and Sri Lanka clash in the World Cup final on Saturday. The contest

  • multi layer security in mumbai ahead of wc final

    Multi-Layer Security In Mumbai Ahead Of WC Final

    Cricket | March 31, 2011 22:33 IST

    Mumbai, Mar 31: An unprecedented three-tier security cover to maintain vigil over land, air and water has been put in place in the metropolis, turning it into a fortress, ahead of Saturday's World Cup final

  • sachin will get his 100th ton in mumbai predicts aamir

    Sachin Will Get His 100th Ton In Mumbai, Predicts Aamir

    Cricket | March 31, 2011 15:00 IST

    Bollywood star Aamir Khan, who was present in Mohali to watch the pulsating India-Pakistan semifinal,  gives his first-hand account of the match:"Watching this great India-Pakistan match live, that too in such an electrifying atmosphere at

  • pm arrives in chandigarh to watch ind pak semifinal

    PM Arrives In Chandigarh To Watch Ind-Pak Semifinal

    India | March 30, 2011 14:33 IST

    Chandigarh, Mar 30 :  Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today arrived here to watch the cricket World Cup semi-final between India and Pakistan and to hold talks with his Pakistan counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani.Singh arrived at

  • pak pm arrives to watch mohali match

    Pak PM Arrives To Watch Mohali Match

    India | March 30, 2011 14:20 IST

    Chandigarh, Mar 30 :  Expressing happiness at the resumption of dialogue, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani arrived here for witnessing the high octane cricket World Cup Indo-Pak semi-final encounter and for talks with his

  • bollywood stars make a beeline to mohali to cheer team india

    Bollywood Stars Make A Beeline To Mohali To Cheer Team India

    Cricket | March 30, 2011 13:28 IST

    Mumbai, Mar 31:  Several Bollywood personalities including those who have headed to Mohali to witness the high-octane Indo-Pak clash today, are super-excited about this big game and have wished Team India success.Those who will be

  • win in mohali will revive int l cricket in pak mohd hafeez

    Win In Mohali Will Revive Int'l Cricket In Pak : Mohd Hafeez

    Cricket | March 30, 2011 12:55 IST

    Mohali, March 30 : Pakistani  all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez says his squad is on a mission in its rare foray into India, where it hopes a World Cup semifinal win will help revive international cricket at

  • mohali policemen become food tasters in cricketers hotel

    Mohali Policemen Become Food Tasters In Cricketers' Hotel

    Cricket | March 30, 2011 12:39 IST

    Mohali, March 30 : Given South Asia's history of militant attacks, police on Tuesay said they were “leaving nothing to chance” with a security blanket involving 2,000 police and paramilitary personnel around the venue in

  • pakistan declares half day holiday

    Pakistan Declares Half Day Holiday

    World | March 30, 2011 12:27 IST

    Islamabad, March 30: Pakistan  Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani announced on Tuesday a half-day holiday on Wednesday to enable people to watch the Pakistan-India World Cup semi-final.All government offices  shall close at noon, said a

  • miandad advises music therapy for tense pak cricketers

    Miandad Advises Music Therapy For Tense Pak Cricketers

    Cricket | March 30, 2011 12:14 IST

    Karachi, March 30:  Shahid Afridi's men should use “music therapy” to calm their nerves before Pakistan face India in Wednesday's high-pressure World Cup semi-final, former captain Javed Miandad suggested, reports The Dawn.Cricket fever has gripped

  • sing loudly jana gana mana yuvraj tells indians

    Sing Loudly Jana Gana Mana, Yuvraj Tells Indians

    Cricket | March 30, 2011 12:50 IST

    Mohali, March 30:  Indian cricket star Yuvraj Singh has appealed to all countrymen to loudly sing the national anthem Jana Gana Mana  before the match starts in Mohali against Pakistan."Request all people in the stadium

  • it means a lot for us to play in final says sangakkara

    It Means A Lot For Us To Play In Final, Says Sangakkara

    Cricket | March 30, 2011 11:01 IST

    Colombo, Mar 29: Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara was forthright in stating that it means a lot for him to play the final of the 2011 Cricket World Cup. Sri Lanka qualified for the grand

  • cricket diplomacy worthwhile only if pak changes attitude

    Cricket Diplomacy Worthwhile Only If Pak Changes Attitude: BJP

    India | March 30, 2011 10:00 IST

    Nagpur, Mar 29: The BJP today insisted that initiatives like the 'cricket diplomacy' will succeed only if Pakistan stops cross border terrorism and helps in arresting perpetrators of 26/11 terror attacks.On Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's

  • happy to have given murali a good send off says sangakkara

    Happy To Have Given Murali A Good Send-Off, Says Sangakkara

    Cricket | March 30, 2011 8:20 IST

    Colombo, Mar 29: Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara was a touch emotional as he spoke about giving legendary spinner Muttiah Muralitharan a memorable send-off in what was his last international match at home.However the skipper

  • indian news channels given temporary access to icc world cup

    Indian News Channels Given Temporary Access To ICC World Cup

    Cricket | March 30, 2011 8:00 IST

    Mohali, Mar 29: The ICC today agreed to allow Indian TV channels to attend the high-voltage World Cup semifinals between India and Pakistan tomorrow following a request from Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni.Soni today

  • heavy rain and thunderstorm ahead of indo pak tie

    Heavy Rain And Thunderstorm Ahead Of Indo-Pak Tie

    Cricket | March 30, 2011 7:32 IST

    Mohali, Mar 30: Heavy rains and thunderstorm lashed Mohali  on Tuesday night  on the eve of the blockbuster World Cup semifinal clash between arch-rivals India and Pakistan at the Punjab Cricket Association stadium on Wednesday.

  • sri lanka make it to 3rd world cup final after nervous

    Sri Lanka Make It To 3rd World Cup Final After Nervous Moments

    Cricket | March 30, 2011 11:51 IST

    Colombo, Mar 29: Sri Lanka survived a nervous last hour before making it to the final of the cricket World Cup beating New Zealand by  five wickets in the second semi-final, here today.Chasing a modest

  • kashmir not on agenda in mohali pak info minister

    Kashmir Not On Agenda In Mohali : Pak Info Minister

    World | March 29, 2011 13:37 IST

    Islamabad, March 29: Indian and Pakistani Prime Ministers will only be watching the Mohali match  and will not discuss the Kashmir issue, Information Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan clarified  on Monday night after a cabinet meeting,