Mumbai: October 01, 2008 – Ending days of speculation, Sourav Ganguly retained his place while Amit Mishra and Subramaniam Badrinath are the new faces in the Indian squad for the first two Tests against Australia.
Vienna: September 6, 2008 – IR Summary/Agencies – The environment at Vienna is hot, Austria, Ireland and New Zealand, among the 45-member Group have prevented a consensus in favor of India. The US and India are seriously changing the wordings to suit the objecting countries. As per sources in anonymity, both America and India have arrived at consensus on the language of the Revise Draft in principle which shall be placed before the NSG Meet.
New Delhi, India: September 2, 2008 -IR Summary/TNN – The Indo-US Nuclear Deal may take a dangerous turn because China does not want India to get a clean chit in the NSG meet. It has indicated that it would raise its concern in the next meet and that was earlier anticipated by some quarters. Russia and America are making their efforts to persuade China not to obstruct the clearance.
New Delhi, India: September 2, 2008 -IR Summary/TNN – The Indo-US Nuclear Deal may take a dangerous turn because China does not want India to get a clean chit in the NSG meet. It has indicated that it would raise its concern in the next meet and that was earlier anticipated by some quarters.
June 23, 2008 – After the roaring success of the Indian Premier League, there is more to come for the cricket crazy Indian viewer. The latest blockbuster from the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) is a Twenty20 Champions League to be hosted in India late September in 2008. The Champions League will feature top two domestic sides from India, Australia, Pakistan, South Africa and England.
New Delhi, India: March 15, 2008 – Summing up his team’s recent victory over Australia in the tri-series championship vs verbal attacks, India’s ODI Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni gave a new dimension to the Indian victory.
Sydney, Australia: March 2, 2008 – India won the final of the Tri series by 6 wickets, Australia 230/50, India 242/5, Tandulkar 117(120), Dhoni 15 (12).Sachin Tendulkar, who defied pain to score his first One-day century in Australia in his 18-year career, rated his effort “highly” but said he did not want to prove anyone wrong.
Melbourne, Australia: February 29, 2008 – IR Summary – Australian opener Matthew Hayden has admitted his mistake that he was “insensitive” in making the ‘obnoxious little weed’ remark against Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh
Sydney, Australia: February 27, 2008 – IR Summary – The new version of Harbhajan Singh gives an impression that the Australia is no longer an undisputed champion in Cricket. He pointed out that Matthew Hayden’s stinging verbal attack at Ishant Sharma shows how much their team seems to be frustrated that India was the only team giving them a run for their money.
February 24, 2008 – Quite interesting match between India and Australia. Australia took a very good start and scored the rate of 9 and above and that helped them to amass a great total of 317 for 7 in 50 overs and India scored 299 all out in 49.1 overs, and enabled Australia to win by 18 runs.