Sunday, 24 February 2008

News Snippets

February 23, 2008:
  1. 2 out of 2: Mr. Srinivasan, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of India Cements confides to Hindu that Chennai Super Kings targeted Mahendra Singh Dhoni and off-spinner Muralitharan and picked them both in the first set of auction. In his interview, he was all praise for Dhoni, pointing out Dhoni's three-in-one abilities - an outstanding cricketer, a match winner and a captain.
  2. Wait: Cricinfo reports that "With a dog fight going on between different frachises to sign promising junior cricketers, the Indian board has come with a clear intstruction to all junior cricketers. The BCCI has asked them not to sign up for the Indian Premier league on an individual basis until they decide on a procedure to adopt for the same.
  3. Catchment Players: Cricinfo in their article about player poaching reports that 'Yo Mahesh, pending fitness issues, and S Badrinath are likely to play for Chennai Super Kings and also that the Chennai Super Kings has been in touch with Abhinav Mukund and Napoleon Einstein(both are part of India's U-19 Squad for the world cup in Malaysia)


Anonymous said...

Good work Robin. Will be reading you regularly through my RSS reader from now on.

Anonymous said...

If the younger inexperienced players as wel as those who have had some experience in the new format (parthiv Patel,Raina)show some consistancy the Super Kings stand a good chance


Unknown said...

@ Ottayan,
Thanks Ottayan... I have already subscribed to your cricket blog..

Yeah.. I also believe that Chennai Super Kings has a good chance of winning the IPL this time.. :)