WORLD CUP 2012

  • Cricket World Cup tax exemption papers to be made public October 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Information Commission has directed the Income Tax department to make public documents related to tax exemption given to the ICC World Cup held last year in the country. Information Commissioner Rajiv Mathur directed the department to make public the documents placed before the Union Cabinet last...
  • Win over Afghanistan was not great: MSD September 19, 2012

    Colombo: Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted that India were far from impressive in the 23run win over minnows Afghanistan in their ICC World Twenty20 opener here on Wednesday, terming their performance as "good but not great". Put into bat, it was ManoftheMatch Virat Kohli's halfcentury and an useful contribution of 38...
  • It's for experts to decide my quality: Unmukt August 31, 2012

    Unmukt Chand is the flavor of the season, having led India to their third Under19 World Cup with an unbeaten 111 in the final against Australia to emerge as the Man of the Match. His superlative performance has drawn accolades from all quarters, not least from former Australian captain Ian...
  • SL beat Afghanistan to win Plate Championship August 24, 2012

    Brisbane: Sri Lanka defeated Afghanistan by seven wickets to win the Plate Championship final of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2012 at Allan Border Field here on Friday. Batting first after winning the toss, Afghanistan scored 194 for 9 in 50 overs with Mohibullah Paak top scoring with a...
  • U19 WC: India to play West Indies in 1st game August 10, 2012

    Townsville (Australia): India will take on West Indies on Sunday in their first game of the ICC Under19 World Cup which will kickoff on Saturday with threetime champion Australia beginning their title defence against England. India has an exceptional record to show in this event, winning the 2000 and 2008 editions...
  • Over 100,000 T20 World Cup tickets sold June 28, 2012

    Colombo: More than 100,000 tickets have been sold for the ICC World Cup Twenty20 in Sri Lanka, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement on Thursday. The majority of these tickets have been sold in the Sri Lankan market, ICC said. Around 55 percent of the sales generated are from...