As Interest In Cricket Remains Stagnant, Other Sports Are Gaining Traction In India.

The first edition of the Pro Kabaddi League was won by Jaipur Pink Panthers. The total money spent on the tournament was just five crores but it managed to attract over 200 million users in the first seven days of the tournament. To gauge its success, we will have to wait and see if the rustic game is taken up by the youth of India in the near future.

Kohli Fails To Rack Up Victory

He became the first overseas player in 53 years to cross three figure mark twice in a game in Australia. He is also one of the very few players to hit a century in the very first match as a captain, but unfortunately couldn’t become the abettor for India. A few imperious moments came on the final day of the first test match between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval, which decided the fate of the game.

Kohli Helps India Reach A Commendable Total On Day Three

After Dhawan’s wicket, Pujara came out to bat and took control over the situation. Vijay too showed his form and hit off-spinner Nathan Lyon for two huge sixes before getting out on 53 to Johnson. Indian stand-in captain, Virat Kohli came after Vijay’s wicket. Johnson, the bouncer king of modern era, had started using his lethal bouncers on Indians by then. He welcomed Indian captain with a ripper that hit his helmet before going in wicketkeeper’s hands.

Champions League: Group Stage Overview

Among these European giants, current holders Real Madrid are in the driving seat to retain Europe’s top crown. They are one of the only six teams ever to finish the group stages with maximum points. They won all of their six matches scoring an impressive 16 goals in the process.

Australia Is Set To Hit Hard After Sudden Demise Of Hughes 

There is no Ponting, Lee, McGrath, Warne, Hayden, Langer and Hussey in the team, but don’t forget that the Indian team too is going through its transformation phase. Last time when India toured Australia, it had Sachin, Dravid, Laxman, Zaheer, Harbhajan, Yuvraj and Sehwag to take on Aussi pace attack, but this time none of them is with the team. There will neither be “Sachin, Sachin” chanting on the field, nor will there be any tension or hope of a special six that Sehwag brought while he batted in the nineties. It’s a young team that selectors have banked upon in the hope that they will defend world cup title early next year.

ISL #Grassroots Football Young Champs Launched

Nita Ambani is also the founder and chairperson of Football Sports Development Limited under which ISL had successfully taken off in September this year. Ambani was heard saying, “Now that we are approaching the business-end of the league, we are launching the soul of ISL, the grassroots program.”

Indian Hockey Team Confident Ahead Of The Champions Trophy

The Champions Trophy will feature eight of the best teams in the world competing for the top prize. It wouldn’t be farfetched to say that for any team to win the tournament, they will have to get past the Australians. Winners of the tournament since the past five editions, the stellar Australian team also won the world cup this year.

Cricket: The Game And The Blows

The death of Phillip Hughes is undoubtedly one of the most tragic moments in the history cricket. Other cases of injuries and wounds abound in the past including Mike Gatting’s broken nose while being struck by one of Marshall Malcom’s deliveries in 1986. These have in turn raised questions about the safety of cricketers, specially that of batsmen who face deliveries of a ball weighing 5.5 and 5 ounces at a lightning speed.

Inhumane Charges Against Abbott Is Distressing

Some of the things going around social media sites like Facebook and Twitter highlight the sheer heartlessness of people. While Phil Hughes has departed the world, Sean Abbott has to continue living with the burden of this misfortune for the rest of his life. As per the reports, Abbott is taking psychiatric counseling and will most likely take a long time to get out of this trauma; the incident could also lead Abbott to drop out from the sport.

Real Madrid On Course For Eleventh Champions League Title

ack in May 2014, fresh from winning the coveted tenth Champions League title, Iker Casillas told a packed stadium that his team already had their sights on the eleventh. This Madrid team looks to be on course to do just that. Standing on top of the Primera División table after 12 rounds, Ancelotti has seamlessly integrated his new signings into the team.

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