IPL T20 Result: KKR did the Magic in the Opening Game, won by 11 runs

KKR Won Opening IPL Match, Beats Deccan Chargers

KKR has won the opening IPL 2010 match against Deccan Chargers. KKR lost the toss but played first as DC selected to field first. KKR made 161 run by playing first. But KKR was able to stop the DC to reach the target of 161 runs. KKR won the game by 11 runs.

Earlier, the much awaited IPL cricket tournament has started today in a grand style at the DIY Patil Stadium of Navi Mumbai. The tournament’s first clash is going on between the defending champions of the second edition of IPL held in South Africa Deccan Chargers Hyderabad and Star Studied Team of Kolkata Night Riders. Today Chargers won the toss and invited Kolkata knight Riders to bat first.Defending champions made a glorious start on the very first ball of the tournament by removing Manoj Tiwari ofKolkata Knight Riders. In the same over Sri lankan veteran Chaminda Vaas gave another big jolt to Kolkata Knight Riders by removing Skipper Sourav Ganguly.

KKR Won

In the first match of IPL 2010 Hyderabad Deccan Chargers seem to hitting bulls eye right from the commencement. After giving two big blows chargers gave two more blows to Kolkata Knight Riders in the last over of the first power play. Till now Kolkata Knight Riders were in a spot of bother by loosing four key wickets just at the score of 31 runs. But after that their batsman Owais Shah and Angelo Mathews showed stubborn Resistance and never say die attitude and took the team to a challenging total of 161 by loosing no more wickets.

By the end of KKR’s Innings Owais Shah remained unbeaten on 58 runs in just 46 balls and his partner also remained not out on 65 in just 45 balls. In this Partnership both of them added 130 runs.

In reply to the challenge of 162 runs set by the Kolkata Knight Riders the defending champions Deccan Chargers Hyderabad made got off to a flying start. Their openers Skipper Adam Gilchrist made 54 runs in 35 balls and VVS Laxman scored 22 runs in 14 balls. Once upon a time they were marching towards a comfortable win but suddenly Kolkata knight Rider’s bowlers have brought this game back in balance by removing Gibbs and symonds in quick session. So far Deccan Chargers Have Made 133 runs at the loss of 5 wickets in 17.1 overs.

Economy has turned around: Pranab

The government on Friday claimed that the economy has turned around and there was no longer uncertainty, despite the deficit monsoon and the drought situation in large parts of the country.

“Perhaps, we can most humbly claim that there is a turnaround … 7.2 per cent is not my pipe-dream, but it is reality…. The situation of uncertainty is no longer relevant,” Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said replying to a debate in Lok Sabha on the Union Budget 2010-11.

He pointed out that khariff (summer) production was estimated to fall short by 15-18 million tonnes, but the industrial growth was into double digits for the last five consecutive months and more than 15 per cent in the consecutive two months.

Russia to build 12 N-reactors in India, sell 29-MiGs

Giving a fillip to their ties, India and Russia on Friday signed 19 pacts, including three in civil nuclear field and one for purchase of 29 MiG-29 fighters besides inking the revised agreement on Gorshkov aircraft carrier, a deal that was stuck for three years over price.

Under the agreements in civil nuclear field, Russia will build 12 atomic plants — six in Kudankulam and six in Haripur in West Bengal.

The agreements were signed during the day-long visit of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin who held comprehensive talks with his counterpart Manmohan Singh with an aim of exploring opportunities for further boosting the relations.

They also discussed regional issues, including Afghanistan and Pakistan, in the context of terrorism and agreed to intensify their consultations on Afghanistan the challenges posed by terrorism and extremism in the region.

The pacts in civil nuclear field are Agreement on Cooperation in the use of Atomic Energy for Peaceful Purposes and Agreement on Road Map for the Serial Construction of Russian Designed Nuclear Power Plants.

An MoU was also signed on Nuclear Power between NPCIL and Atomstroy Export for construction of Third and Fourth atomic plant in Kudankulum in Tamil Nadu.

The revised agreement on Gorshkov aircraft carrier deal was also signed during the visit. The deal had initially been signed in 2004 at the cost of USD 1.5 billion, along with 16 MiG-29Ks. However, the Russians later demanded USD 2.9 billion, citing escalation of costs.

After protracted negotiations, the two sides settled at USD 2.34 billion.

No military ties with Pak because of India: Putin

Highlighting the special status accorded by Russia to its ties with India, Putin said his country did not have any military cooperation with Pakistan because it understands India’s concerns.

On a visit here, Putin said terror groups operating out of Pakistan and Afghanistan were a threat to the entire world and action against these would be in the “best interest” of Pakistan itself.

“Unlike many other countries, Russia does not have any military cooperation with Pakistan because we bear in mind the concerns of our Indian friends,” he said.

He made the remarks after his talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during which the two leaders discussed a wide range of issues including Pakistan, Afghanistan and terrorism emanating from these countries.

The two leaders exchanged views on Afghanistan where Taliban are showing signs of resurgence.

Earlier in the day, Putin said at a programme that Russia understood well the concerns of India regarding banned terror outfits operating against it from Pakistan.

“Parts of Afghanistan’s soil continues to be used by terror groups. We understand the concerns of India regarding the activities of banned outfits in Pakistan,” he said.

Noting that Pakistan has taken action against those outfits in the last few months, Putin said, “We hope addressing the problem (of terror groups) will be in the best interest of Pakistan. We need to support those efforts.”

Putin said India and Russia were concerned over terror activities and were strategic partners in the fight against terror.

45 killed, over 100 injured in twin suicide bombings, 5 blasts in Pak

Taliban terrorists on Friday struck this eastern Pakistani city with two near-simultaneous suicide attacks targeting the Army in cantonment area killing 45 people, including 10 soldiers and injuring 100 others.

Hours later, five blasts in quick succession rocked two crowded localities in Punjab’s provincial capital but there was no immediate report of any casualty, injuring three persons including a policeman.

In the second major attack in the city within a week, the bombers, who were on foot, hit vehicles of the Garrison Security Force patrolling the cantonment near a mosque in the busy R A Bazar area at 12.48 pm local time.

An unidentified caller claimed responsibility for the attack on behalf of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan while talking to Geo News channel.

Today’s attack came four days after the suicide car bombing of a special investigation unit in Lahore that too was carried out by the Taliban.

“Two suicide attackers struck the army vehicles which were on patrol. The blasts occurred 15 seconds apart,” said Special Superintendent of Police (operations) Chaudhry Shafiq Ahmed.

Forty-five people were killed and over 100 others injured in the attack, state-run Rescue 1122 service spokesman Fahim Jahanzeb told PTI.

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10 Ways To Watch IPL 3 2010 Cricket Series Online

We have previously shared the YouTube link to watch IPL 3 online. Below are few more links to watch IPL 3 streaming video online for free.

#1 YouTube: YouTube is the official broadcaster of IPL 3 2010 cricket series. You can watch streaming video online on YouTube without any subscription required.

#2 IPL Website: IPL official website will also be broadcasting online cricket matches so you can watch easily without any trouble. You can visit their website to see previous matches streaming as well as live streaming cricket matches.

#3 Ustream.tv: Ustream TV is one of the best place to watch cricket online. There are many streaming links available on Ustream to watch cricket online. Visit this link

#4 Justin.tv: Justin TV is also similar to Ustream TV. It provides many streaming links to watch cricket online. You can find various online TV links to watch IPl 3 cricket matches.

#5 Willow.tv: Willow.tv will also broadcast IPl 3 matches on their websites. It is easy to find streaming cricket links here compared to Ustream and Justin TV channels.

#6 Freecric.info: Freecrick.info will provide you match by match live cricket video. As soon as the cricket match starts you can watch it online on freecric.info. One of my favorite place to watch cricket online.

#7 Freedocast: You can search for various cricket matches links here. They will be providing live streaming as well. Although I have not tested this website, it seems pretty good enough to watch IPL 3 cricket matches online.

#8 Crictime: Crictime will also be broadcastion IPL 3 live cricket matches on its website. You can enjoy unlimited cricket on crictime. They also have bunch of old cricket matches available to watch offline.

#9 Livesportsonline: One of the best source to watch any sports events live online. They will be broadcasting IPL 3 2010 cricket matches as well.

#10 Watch IPL 3 2010 on TVU player

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#12 Cric24: Cric24 also provides continuous 24 hours cricket matches to watch online.

IPL 2010 Opening Ceremony Started Live under Tight Security

Amid high security arrangements Indian Premier League (IPL) 20-20 tournament is all set to begin today in Mumbai.

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In Indian Premier League 2010 starting today with eight teams are participating in it. Authorities have confirmed the proper arrangements of security.

This forty three days tournament of 60matches will start with the match between last season winner Deccan Chargers and Kolkata Knight Riders.

In only two years of time IPL has gained a magnificent success from its viewers. Dance of cheer leaders, Bollywood music and star presence has increased its viewership remarkably. This has also increased the cost of tickets this time going as up as 50,000 rupees.

Shah Rukh Khan’s KKR has only won nine matches out of twenty eight will begin as under-estimated team.

On the other hand Hyderabad’s Deccan Chargers became the surprise winners of second IPL tournament.

Due to security concerns and controversies regarding Pakistani players the excitement was quite low for this time of IPL’s tournament.

There were speculations of attacks from al-qaeda during the tournament of IPL, commonwealth games and hockey world cup which made the spectators worried about their safety.

This concern has made the authorities more apprehensive for the safety of the players as wellas the spectators.

Lalit Modi,IPL commissioner has said that they have done their best to safeguard the series and assures the smooth sailing of tournament.

IPL and News Channel War Ends – Time to Cash IPL T20

On Friday, the news broadcaster has ended their protest of the third season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after accepting the deal with the cash-rich Indian League Authorities. Rajdeep Sardesai, editor in chief of IBN network told on his Twitter account “The news broadcasters end boycott of IPL coverage.

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Let the show begin.” Before the IPL schedule the good news came as today the champions of IPL 2009 Deccan Chargers vs. Kolkata Knight Riders in Navi Mumbai on Friday night.
According to latest news by the IPL 2010, “There has to be a minimum of a 10-minute delay from the live telecast by the official broadcaster before telecast of any match footage by a news broadcaster.”

However concerned with the information the “news broadcasters will be allowed to telecast an exceptional event (newsworthy event of an exceptional nature) occurring during the course of a match with a minimum of a five-minute delay from the conclusion of the livetelecast of such exceptional event.” The fifteen point guidelines also involves a clause that the latest news and current affairs broadcasters will be permitted a maximum of 5.5 minutes of live IPL coverage in a single day with every match, “including not more than 4.5 minutes of deferred live coverage of match play and not more than 1.5 minutes of deferred in-stadium entertainment footage”.

Prior the main satisfaction was a diktat from the IPL authorities that the broadcasters which do not have rights now could telecast the live IPL coverage only half an hour after a match. There is also another area of disagreement on the latest and fresh coverage which has now been sort out. The news channels are also allowed to telecast an average of two minutes of coverage per half an hour of broadcasting broadcast “subject to not more than 5.5 minutes of fresh footage per match”.

The deal also tells a maximum of two repeats of coverage primarily telecast by the news broadcaster would be allowed per hour of telecast. With concern to IPL 3 broadcasting by News Channels, Niranjan Shah, the league’s vice chairman told IANS “It’s good that we have come to an understanding withthe news channels.

It’s a nice way to start the tournament. I find the channels are already full of news concerning IPL.” So now watch and enjoy the first match between Kolkata Knight Riders vs. Deccan Chargers of IPL 2010.