World Cup 2011

  • BCCI rejects fixing claims in India-Pak WC semi-final November 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Sunday rubbished the fresh claims that the 2011 India-Pakistan World Cup semi-final could have been fixed, saying such a suggestion was an insult to the Indian team, which had worked hard for the victory. A British sports-betting journalist in his yet to be launched book...
  • Captaincy alone didn't win us the WC: Sehwag July 6, 2012

    Noida: In an apparent dig at MS Dhoni, Virender Sehwag said that India won the 2011 World Cup because of a good team and a captain is as good as his team. Asked what has been Dhoni's strength that has enabled him to lead the side to two World Cup...
  • Sehwag credits team, not captain, for WC win July 6, 2012

    While taking a dig at his skipper MS Dhoni, Virender Sehwag said the captain is only as good as his team. ...
  • Pak-Kenya WC 2011 match under fixing cloud May 24, 2012

    London: Cricket Kenya have confirmed that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched an investigation into alleged spot-fixing by a Kenya player during a 2011 World Cup pool match against Pakistan. Kenya bowled a record-equaling 37 wides in that match in Hambantota en route to a 205-run hammering. Tom Sears,...
  • Kevin O'Brien laments missing IPL 5 May 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Ireland allrounder Kevin O'Brien on Friday expressed his disappointment for not being picked by any of the franchises for the fifth season of the ongoing Indian Premier League. "It was really unfortunate not to be part of the IPL. I was disappointed, upset would rather be the right...
  • Yuvraj Singh remembers World Cup success April 2, 2012

    New Delhi: With just one day to go for the anniversary of India's World Cup-winning campaign, star player Yuvraj Singh shared his thoughts and memories he had of the tournament through a video. Talking about the event, Yuvarj recalled that he was not in the best of form and fitness...
  • Winning World Cup meant everything to us: Yuvraj April 2, 2012

    Team India is set to complete one year as ODI World Champions on Monday, Yuvraj Singh has posted his thoughts on video on his Twitter account....
  • Not sure if I'll play 2015 World Cup: Dhoni December 17, 2011

    New Delhi: He is the man who led India to World Cup glory after 28 long years, but skipper MS Dhoni is uncertain whether he'll be around to repeat the feat when the next edition of the tournament takes place in 2015. Dhoni, who turned 30 earlier this year, said...
  • Katrina top searched person online, Anna second December 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Leaving behind anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has emerged as the most searched person online in the country this year, says a report by search engine giant Google. The report released by Google on Friday has come up with the topics and persons that Internet users...
  • New Zealand beat France to win Rugby World Cup October 23, 2011

    Auckland: New Zealand survived the last of an uncanny spate of fly-half injuries to close a cavernous gap in its rugby history, beating France 8-7 in a gripping Rugby World Cup final to become the third team to win the title twice. Despite being the perennial favorite, New Zealand hadn't won...
  • Aus beat Wales to win Rugby WC bronze October 21, 2011

    Auckland: Australia overcame early injuries to star backs Quade Cooper and Kurtley Beale to beat Wales 21-18 in the Rugby World Cup third-place playoff Friday, finally ending a 25-year losing streak at Eden Park. The playoff for bronze was always about who could switch back on mentally after their semifinals disappointments,...
  • All Blacks to face France in Rugby WC final October 16, 2011

    Auckland: New Zealand will face France in the Rugby World Cup final after beating arch rivals Australia 20-6 in their semifinal clash on Sunday, drawing a giant step closer to ending a 24-year quest for its second title. The All Blacks relieved the anxiety of a nation starved of World Cup...
  • India's World Cup win: don't forget it in a hurry August 8, 2011

    Player injuries that have ignited the club vs country debate and two back-to-back defeats in the ongoing Test series against England have almost made us forget that barely four months ago we won the 2011 Cricket World Cup and went delirious with joy. The 1983 World Cup win, played in...
  • Japan win women's World Cup title July 18, 2011

    Frankfurt: They came to play for their earthquake and tsunami-ravaged country. They left with the Women's World Cup trophy, holding it high above their smiling faces, flecked with gold confetti. Japan stunned the Americans in a riveting final, beating the favorites 3-1 in a penalty shootout on Sunday after coming from...
  • The Last Word: Cricket fatigue in media? April 15, 2011

    On The Last Word, Karan Thapar discusses cricket's media coverage with a panel of experts. ...
  • Is Yuvraj Singh dating Ameesha Patel? April 7, 2011

    Mumbai: Cricketer Yuvraj Singh gave Ameesha Patel special tickets to the World Cup finals between India and Sri Lanka at Wankhede stadium. With that one stroke, the all-rounder must've broken several hearts. That said, given the long line of B-Town beauties on Yuvi's arm, is Ameesha the latest maiden to be...
  • Akshay Kumar thanks Team India for winning Cup April 5, 2011

    Akshay Kumar thank Team India on the promotion of his latest flick 'Thank you!'. ...
  • Bollywood cheers for men in blue April 5, 2011

    Bollywood biggies cheered Team India's victory over Sri Lanka in World Cup 2011 final....
  • FTN: Is cricket the only thing that unites India? April 5, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts "Is cricket the only thing that unites India?" ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 4, 2011

    Watch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Should Govt have given tax waiver to ICC for WC? April 5, 2011

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Should the Government have given tax waiver to the ICC for World Cup?'...
  • Team India's brand equity climbs after WC win April 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Several governments have already showered crores of rupees as prize money on the World Cup winning squad, but that's not the end of the windfall for the cricketers. The win also means that more endorsements could come their way. It’s India's biggest cricketing moment and the cup has...
  • 'Sai Ratna' award for Sachin Tendulkar April 4, 2011

    Mumbai: Iconic batsman Sachin Tendulkar will be the first recipient of the 'Sai Ratna' award instituted by the famous Saibaba temple trust at Shirdi in Maharashtra. "Members of the Sai Sansthan met on Monday and it was unanimously decided to confer the Sai Ratna award on...
  • Dhoni's team gets 60 times more than Kapil's April 4, 2011

    BCCI has announced Rs 1 crore for each player and Delhi Rs 2 crore for Dhoni. ...
  • Dhoni's team gets 60 times more than Kapil's April 4, 2011

    New Delhi: It's raining rewards for the winning squad. Not only a 10 million largesse from BCCI, state governments are also queuing up to shower the cricketers with big money. Rajasthan has announced a complimentary trip on "Palace On wheels" for all the players. Kapil Dev and MS Dhoni have...
  • UP to felicitate Raina, Chawla for WC victory April 3, 2011

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday announced to felicitate Indian cricketers Suresh Raina and Piyush Chawla with Kanshiram International Sports award after the team's historic victory in the World Cup on Saturday night. "By helping the Indian team in reaching the final match and making...
  • President 'mesmerised' with Team India's win April 3, 2011

    Mumbai: President Pratibha Patil on Sunday said watching the thrilling final of Cricket World Cup was a 'mesmerising' experience and lauded the 'tenacity and hard work' of the Men in Blue. "Team India played with utmost patience, dexterity and displayed superb skills, both with bat and...
  • Pak PM congratulates India for World Cup win April 3, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has congratulated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the Indian cricket team's victory in the cricket World Cup and expressed the hope that sports links between the two countries will be "fully restored in the near future". In a message...
  • Entire country celebrates team India's WC win April 3, 2011

    People all over the country come out on streets to celebrate India's victory over Sri Lanka. ...
  • Ranchi celebrates team India's victory in WC final April 3, 2011

    Jharkhand fans proud of India's victory over Sri Lanka in WC final and MS Dhoni. ...