A markedly better start to their innings was key to New South Wales' thumping 79-run victory over Victoria Bushrangers in the first Champions League Twenty20 semifinal, explosive NSW opener David Warner said. Batting first, NSW got off to a flying start with Warner scoring a blistering 48 runs.
Former Australian opener Justin Langer has said that his Somerset side did not deserve to reach the semi-finals of the Twenty20 Champions League after their six-wicket defeat to New South Wales.Departing skipper Langer managed just five in the final competitive game of his 19-year career.
Senior Delhi Daredevils batsman Owais Shah feels Feroze Shah Kotla Stadium's tricky pitch played a part in his team's poor show in the Champions League Twenty20 but said inconsistent batting was also to be blamed for the side's failure to make the semifinals.
Gavaskar to replace Srinivasan as BCCI interim President
Supreme Court on Friday pronounced that Sunil Gavaskar will replace N Srinivasan to take up the post of interim president of the BCCI. The Supreme Court gave three interim orders to the BCCI, that is, Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings will not take part in IPL 7 tournament, Gavaskar replacing Srinivasan, and all India Cements employess be removed from BCCI.
The 7th Annual Tamchon Football tournament, a 15-day carnival of football and cultural extravaganza, was inaugurated on November 16 at Dr. Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi. A total of 16 teams from different North-Eastern States participated in the tournament to promote peace, friendship and unity among the youth of the country.