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Monday, September 30, 2013

2013 Champions League T20 Match 17 Group B Brisbane Heat Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Monday Sep 30,2013


2013 CLT20 Match 17 Group B Brisbane Heat Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Sardar Patel Stadium,Motera,Ahmedabad Monday Sep 30,2013@20.00 IST

Match Abadoned because of rain without a ball being bowled

The Abandonment of the match resulted in Sunrisers Hyderabad out of the Champions League after they finished with six points from four matches, winning once and losing twice.

This was the third washout in Motera,Ahmedabad  after the double-header on September 23,2013 took the same route due to rain.

2013 Champions League T20 Match 16 Group B Titans Vs Trinidad & Tobago Monday Sep 30,2013

2013 CLT20 Match 16 Group B TitansVs Trinidad & Tobago at the Sardar Patel Stadium,Motera,Ahmedabad Monday Sep 30,2013@16.00 IST

Titans won the toss and chose to field

Trinidad & Tobago scored 188/6 in 20 Overs
Evin Lewis                         70(in 35 Balls with 4x7 and 6x5)
Darren Bravo                     63(in 44 Balls with 4x5 and 6x4)
Wicket Takers(Titans)
Marchant de Lange            3-38(4 Overs)
Roelof van der Merwe       1-25(3 Overs)
Morne Morkel                   1-29(4 Overs)
Henry Davids                     1-31(3 Overs)
Titans scored 153/7 in 17 Overs -Target 160 Runs in 17 Overs
Henry Davids                     42(in 22 Balls with 4x6 and 6x2)

Jacques Rudolph                31(in 28 Balls with 4x4)

AB de Villiers                     23*(in 13 Balls with 4x2 and 6x1)
Farhaan Behardien              29(in 19 Balls with 6x3)

Wicket Takers(TT)
Lendl Simmons                   2-18(3 Overs)
Sunil Narine                        2-23(4 Overs)

Rayad Emrit                        1-31(3 Overs)
Samuel Badree                    1-33(3 Overs)

Match Result -Trinidad and Tobago won by 6 wickets
Player of the Match -Evin Lewis(TT)

Match Highlights
Evin Lewis and Darren Bravo scored 109 Runs for the 2nd wicket for Trinidad and Tobago

Sunil Narine two wickets, a little before the rain arrived- Farhaan Behardien and David Wiese

World's Most Valuable Brand

Apple has overtaken Coca-Cola to become the world's most valuable brand, according to a report by Interbrand

Despite the death of Apple's visionary founder Steve Jobs in 2011, the firm's brand value has continued to rise, according to Interbrand, soaring 28% in a year to reach $98.3billion

Google came second in the list compiled by consultancy Interbrand, with Coca-Cola, IBM and Microsoft rounding out the top five

Google's brand is worth $93.3billion - up 34 % on last year - with Coca-Cola worth $79.2billion.
1) Apple - $98.3bn
2) Google - $93.2bn
3) Coca-Cola - $79.2bn
4) IBM - $78.8bn
5) Microsoft - $59.5bn
6) GE - $46.9bn
7) McDonald's - $42.0bn
8) Samsung - $39.6bn
9) Intel - $37.3bn
10) Toyota - $35.3bn

2013 Thailand Open Tennis Sep 21 - 29,2013

 Men's Singles
Richard Gasquet(Spain)was the defending champion, but lost to Milos Raonic in the SF's

Milos Raonic(Canada)beats Tomas Berdych(Czech Republic)7-6, 6-3 and wins the title
It was Raonic’s fifth tour victory, adding to the three in San Jose from 2011-13 and Chennai in 2012

Men's Doubles
Lu Yen hsun(Chinese Taipei) & Danai Udomchoke(Thailand)were the defending champions, but lost in the QF's to Jamie Murray & John Peers

Jamie Murray(GBR)& John Peers(Australia)beats Tomasz Bednarek(Poland)&Johan Brunstrom(Sweden) 6-3, 3-6, 10-6

Thailand Open Tennis

The Thailand Open is a professional Tennis Tournament played on Indoor Hard Courts which is part of the ATP World Tour 250 Series of the ATP Tour and is being played annually in Bangkok,Thailand  in the third week of September, since 2003

Winners Details -Men's Singles
Year           Winner                              Runner-up           Score

FranceRichard Gasquet
FranceGilles Simon
6–2, 6–1
United KingdomAndy Murray
United StatesDonald Young
6–2, 6–0
SpainGuillermo Garcia Lopez
FinlandJarkko Nieminen
6–4, 3–6, 6–4
FranceGilles Simon
SerbiaViktor Troicki
7–5, 6–3
FranceJo Wilfried Tsonga
SerbiaNovak Djokovic
7–6(7–4), 6–4
RussiaDmitry Tursunov
GermanyBenjamin Becker
6–2, 6–1
United StatesJames Blake
CroatiaIvan Ljubicic
6–3, 6–1
SwitzerlandRoger Federer
United KingdomAndy Murray
6–3, 7–5
SwitzerlandRoger Federer
United StatesAndy Roddick
6–4, 6–0
United StatesTaylor Dent
SpainJuan Carlos
6–3, 7–6(7–5)

Ranjib Biswal was named chairman of the IPL Governing Council Sunday Sep 29,2013

Orissa Cricket Association President Ranjib Biswal(former first class cricketer) was named chairman of the IPL Governing Council at the BCCI AGM held in chennai on Sunday Sep 29,2013

N. Srinivasan Re-elected President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sunday Sep 29,2013

N. Srinivasan was re-elected president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for one more year at the Board’s annual general meeting (AGM) held in Chennai on Sunday Sep 29,2013

His was the only nomination filed for the post.

N Srinivasan, however, will take charge only after the SC hears the case against him and the BCCI, filed by the Cricket Association of Bihar which comes up for hearing on Monday Sep 30,2013

Anurag Thakur (Himachal Pradesh) is the new joint secretary while Anirudh Choudhury (Haryana) was named treasurer

Shivlal Yadav (South Zone) and Chitrak Mitra (East Zone) continued in their posts as vice-presidents, while Rajeev Shukla (Central Zone), S.P. Bansal (North Zone) and Ravi Sawant (West Zone) were elected vice-presidents

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Bilateral Meeting Sunday Sep 29,2013

 Prime Minister Manmohan Singh shakes hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif during their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 68th Session of the U.N. General Assembly, in New York on Sunday Sep 30,2013

The Prime Ministers of the two countries(India and Pakistan) have decided to task their respective Directors General of Military Operations with suggesting

 "effective means to restore the ceasefire and a way forward to ensure that that remains in force and in place."
with a spate of violent incidents threatening to upend the decade-long ceasefire between India and Pakistan along the Line of Control(LOC)

In separate briefings held soon after an hour-long meeting between Manmohan Singh and Nawaz Sharif here on Sunday, India's National Security Adviser, Shivshankar Menon and Pakistani foreign secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani said both leaders agreed that improving the situation on the LoC -- which has seen repeated violations in recent months – is a precondition for the bilateral relationship to move forward

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh raised the issue of terrorism and the need for Pakistan to take effective action against the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks. " Nawaz Sharif said that was Pakistan's intention" and now that the Judicial Commission had returned from India after gathering evidence "there would be further progress

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh raised the specific issue of the Punjab provincial government in Pakistan -- that is ruled by Mr. Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League (N) -- providing financial support to the Jamaat-ud-Dawa, the successor organisation of the Lashkar-e-Taiba .But Nawaz Sharif stuck to the official Pakistani line that these funds were only being used to provide educational and welfare activities

Sonia Gandhi launch 'zero landless' programme in Kerala Monday Sep 30,2013

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday Sep 30,2013said it was in tune with this concept that the government had launched a series of welfare programmes and legislative initiatives, especially for the weaker sections. “Inclusive growth is the policy of the UPA. We want everyone to march together to make a new India. No one should be left behind or sidelined on account of religion, class, caste or creed,” SoniaGandhi said while launching a scheme of the Kerala government providing land to all landless families

UPA chairperson and Congress president Sonia Gandhi at the launch of 'zero landless' programme in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and KPCC president Ramesh Chennithala are also seen.

Centuries Scored in CLT20

Team For
Team Against
David Warner
New South Wales
David Warner
New South Wales
Daniel Harris
South Australia
Andrew Puttick
Cape Cobras
Otago Volts
Neil Broom
Otago Volts
Perth Scorchers
Quinton de Kock
Highveld Lions
Otago Volts