David Miller Strikes The Fastest Third Century At The IPL

David Miller Strikes The Fastest Third Century At The IPL 

David Miller’s hard work has paid off during this IPL. He left Bangalore stunned by slamming 101 off 38 balls, the fastest third century at the IPL games this season. He has remembered to always follow his father’s advise, ‘If it is in the arch, it is out of the park. If it is in the V, it is in the tree’. On Monday, Miller was able to ravage the bowlers of Royal Challenger’s Bangalore, almost single handedly to take on the Kings XI Punjab and end in a resounding and unexpected six wicket win. In the line-up, he came in to bat as the fourth batsman and chased a nice 190 runs. At 51 for 3 in 7.4 over’s, his side was in quite an uncomfortable spot. David Hussey was the partner he lost during the 10th over, but despite this he decided to unleash a real carnage and sent the ball flying out of the cricket field, thereafter. He struck seven sixes and eight boundaries just leaving the local fans screaming with joy while the visitors remained stunned in silence.

When David spoke after the match, he said that since a year and a half, he has been working extremely hard to get himself to this level and explode this manner. He is extremely thankful to Lord Jesus Christ and is very happy with the result that came off. In the 14th over, the Bangalore captain had dropped him, but this twenty three year old gave a flawless knock and looked towards just going straight. David says that’s when ViratKohli dropped him, he felt a bit lucky. The total was a big one to achieve and at the same time even Sathish put in a very good effort. David’s aggression rubbed off on very well on Sathish and he too hit some very big shots towards the end. The win was finally brought in by the South African with a straight six and in the process the century also was completed.

Wankhede Guard, Vikas Dalvi, Who Fought King Khan, Gets Off Today For A Kolkata Match!

Vikas Dalvi, the guard at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai was given a break finally by MCA. On Tuesday, 7th May, he will not be on duty for the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians, as he is sent off to Kolkata. He has been allowed to get off for a cricket match by the MCA. He had earlier, fought Bollywood superstar ShahRukh Khan and owner of Kolkata Knight Riders, KKR. When Dalvi spoke, he said that he was asked to leave for Kolkata by the MCA, so as to avoid any unnecessary attention. Vikas Dalvi works as a security guard at the MCA, Mumbai Cricket Association. During the last IPL season during 2012, he had the daring to prevent ShahRukh Khan from entering into the Wankhede Stadium.

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IPL Players And Their Personal Connections!

IPL Players And Their Personal Connections!

The latest news is that Laxmipathy Balaji, Tamil Nadu’s speedster cricketer and Indian pacer and model Priya Thalur, his girlfriend are to exchange rings and get engaged during the week. At many of the social circles in Chennai, she is a regular face. To raise funds for children who are underprivileged, she participated in a marathon event recently.

Latest News On Players And Their Partners

It is not only the 31 year old Balaji, but there are many other cricketers from India who are building partnership that are of the permanent kind. Yusuf Pathan and CheteshwarPujara have already got married respectively to their fiancées. Priya is a well known Indian model based in Chennai and at many of the parties and matches related to the Indian Premier League, she has been spotted on a regular basis. Since quite some time, Balaji has considered Priya as his very good friend, but it is only now that this has been made official. Now as Balaji plays for KKR-Kolkata Knight Riders, he will need a lots of lady luck! To play a great game at the cricket pitch, some good luck mixed with sheer talent is always required.

Cheering Up Cricketer Husbands

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Things To Be Kept In Mind By 2013 IPL Players

Things To Be Kept In Mind By 2013 IPL Players

Things To Be Kept In Mind By 2013 IPL PlayersIn the Indian Premier League, the team officials and the players, both need to follow a particular code of conduct. A number of things like code of conduct for offenses, reporting of an alleged offense, procedures for disciplinary action and notification, standard for evidence and proof, appeals, sanctions on officials of the team and players, etc. are specified.

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As far as the logo on the player’s bat, IPL clothing and the commercial logo are concerned, there are a number of regulations that are in place. It is for maintaining professional and appropriate standards in the IPL game that the regulations have been put into place.

Regulations Related To IPL Clothing And Equipment

Any alteration or covering up of clothing or equipment like using marker pens or sticking stickers is disallowed in the IPL games. Even the batting pads are painted with paint that does not falls off and any prohibited logos are disallowed. These regulations have to be understood well by the players of the team and the officials. There may be no warnings etc provided by the umpire for cover up, removal or a logo that has been prohibited to the person who has committed the offence. It must be noted in the initial stage itself that any kind of offending equipment or clothing is not allowed for use by any team official or team player in the IPL game. Any kind of abuse of fixtures and equipment used on the cricket ground or on the IPL clothing and equipment is completely disallowed. Besides this, kicking or hitting the wickets, damaging the doors of the dressing room, the boards used for advertising, the fences and boundaries, the windows, fittings, fixtures and mirrors etc in the dressing room are actions liable for punitive action.

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IPL Mania: Priyanka Chopra For The Pepsico Ad For The IPL 6 In A Desi Avatar

IPL Mania: Priyanka Chopra For The Pepsico Ad For The IPL 6 In A Desi Avatar

IPL Mania: Priyanka Chopra For The Pepsico Ad For The IPL 6 In A Desi Avatar

The opening of the IPL sixth season was on 3rd April 2013 when players were auctioned. Sony Six, has broadcast the IPL6. On offer were 108 players 37 cricket players got sold for US$ 11.87 million. In Kolkata, at the Salt Lake Stadium, on 2nd April 2013 a spectacular opening ceremony was held. The first as well as the final match will be played at Eden Garden’s, Kolkata. The IPL matches are on from 3rd April 2013 up to 26th May 2013. The title sponsor is PepsiCo while the defending champions are Kolkata Knight Riders who had defeated Chennai Super Kings and won the 2012 IPL season.

For the Pepsi Cola brand, this IPL 2013, Priyanka Chopra got into a desi avatar. She proved to be a great entertainer with her right timing and spontaneity in comedy displaying a naughty mood for a tongue in cheek advertisement for IPL. She successfully impersonated all the trickster spiritual gurus and godmen. At the drop of a hat, she became a bumbling Godwoman from a confident actress. Everyone was delighted to see Priyanka Chopra during the making of the ad. In the ad, she prays for Chennai Super Kings, her team, as a spiritual guru.

She is offered a bribe for changing loyalties by cricketer, Chris Gayle, who acts as a priest in the ad. In a very funny way in her gaudy avatar, she agrees to change her loyalties immediately. A la Bappi Lahiri, she wears flashes jewelry and sports a huge vermillion spot on her forehead and a Manish Malhotra designed loud saree to complete her spiritual look. Her face is caked with layers and layers of makeup. People have been asked to give in their comments on whether comedy can be chosen by Pee Cee. Seeing her in the ad makes everyone feel that these days, she is in a naughty mood. Priyanka Chopra says that even if she has played various characters in her films till now, she is yet to play the role of a spiritual diva.

The IPL is a Twenty20 cricket Championship in which 9 teams from the world of cricket has been participating currently. Twenty20 cricket is played in a shorter format. As far as Twenty20 cricket is concerned, the IPL is considered to be the biggest event in the world. The game consists of 20 cricket players. An altercation between the Indian Cricket League and the BCCI which was established in 2007 led to the beginning of IPL. The event is being broadcast on YouTube, live from the year 2010.

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IPL Magic

IPL Magic

Indian Premier League is fashioned after the European league matches in football. Whoever thought of it has definitely hit the goldmine which has proved good for the game of cricket, the owners of the teams, the organizers and the sponsors. The concept of bringing the shorter version of cricket has always met with flak. From the 5 day test match when the 50 overs match was introduced all cried that it was the end of the game. It was proved wrong as more people liked the shorter version. The same was the reaction for the T20 version and once again it has been proved wrong as the game has a better reach and is more exciting.

IPL has adopted this T20 version of cricket for its matches. As the word suggests only 20 overs are bowled by each side and the result is seen within three hours. What is different from the regular T20 matches and the IPL is the show biz associated with it. The main attraction or the difference is that they are league matches and not games played against teams from countries. So each team has players from many countries. The owners bid for the players and they can bid for any number of players. But only four foreign players are allowed to play on the field, the rest is comprised of Indian players.

IPL is cricketainment as there is heavy dose of entertainment added to the game. There are the cheer leaders, music and exciting tit bits during the breaks. Some of the owners are film stars and each team has an ambassador from the film fraternity. On the whole there is glamour and entertainment added to this form of cricket. There is branding of products in this game and it’s a business game as well. It has given a big boost to tourism as well. The clothes are flashy and the colors chosen symbolize certain qualities.

The rules of a test match and a 20 overs match are more or less the same. Declaring a ball ‘wide‘ is something very specific to one day game and the T20 version. A ‘no ball’ – error from the bowler results in a free hit which is not seen in a test match. A free hit is where the batsman can hit the ball anyway and even if caught or bowled will not be declared out. There are no ‘power plays’ which are associated with 50 overs match. Another unique feature of this game is the ‘strategic time-out’ which happens two times in one innings and each lasts for 2 ½ minutes. The dress code and the ball used are different from the test matches.

World class players are seen in all the teams and the new and young players of the Indian team get to see and learn from these legends. Mumbai Indians this time has Sachin Tendulkar from India and Ricky Ponting from Australia playing in the same team and such an exposure is a life time experience for young players. Other legends who have played this form of game are Shane Warne, Glenn Mcgrath and Jacques Kallis, the list goes on. For the Indian players it is seen as unparalleled opportunities as more and more players from the non metro cities are making it big. They become famous instantly and they get to see first class cricket very close.

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