Friday, March 26, 2010

विनय नया चेहरा, श्रीसंत-ईशांत बाहर

विनय नया चेहरा, श्रीसंत-ईशांत बाहर

मुम्बई। कर्नाटक के तेज गेंदबाज और आईपीएल थ्री में रॉयल चैलेंजर्स बेंगलुरू से खेल रहे विनय कुमार को पहली बार 20-20 विश्व कप के लिए टीम इंडिया में मौका दिया गया है।

चयनकर्ताओं ने अप्रेल में शुरू हो रहे 20-20 विश्व कप के लिए 15 सदस्यीय टीम की घोषणा कर दी। पीयुष चावला की टीम में वापसी हुई है।

विराट कोहली और ईशांत शर्मा को टीम में जगह नहीं दी गई है। इसके साथ ही श्रीसंत को भी टीम से बाहर रखा गया है। उल्लेखनीय है कि अप्रेल-मई में वेस्टइंडीज में 20-20 विश्व कप खेला जाना है।

15 सदस्यीय टीम इस प्रकार है -

महेन्द्र सिंह धोनी (कप्तान), वीरेन्द्र सहवाग (उप कप्तान), गौतम गंभीर, युवराज सिंह, सुरेश रैना, यूसुफ पठान, दिनेश कार्तिक, रवीन्द्र जडेजा, जहीर खान, प्रवीण कुमार, आशीष नेहरा, हरभजन सिंह, पीयुष चावला, विनय कुमार और रोहित शर्मा।

Yuvraj Singh new girlfriend

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh might not be having a great time on the field, but he certainly seems to be hitting big off it. After having being linked to various Bolylwood actresses, including his much publicised affair with actress Kim Sharma, Yuvi was spotted with model Aanchal Kumar at the IPL Nights after party recently

According to reports Yuvraj even referred to Aanchal as his girlfriend.

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh with a model at the IPL Nights after party following the 2010 DLF Indian Premier League T20 group stage match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab at the ITC Gardenia in Bangalore.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Yuvraj Singh New Girlfriend Aanchal Kumar



Losing to Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bangalore didn’t dampen Kings XI Punjab star Yuvraj Singh’s spirits. He came dancing to the IPL after-party at the night after the Match, and had a blast with model Aanchal Kumar, whom he described as his ‘girlfriend’. The photographs here show all the masti, all the masala.

The IPL-3 2010 after party at ITC Royal Gardenia, Bangalore on Tuesday, 16th March 2010 was where you absolutely had to be. Yuvraj Singh, mercurial as always, was wary of being photographed with supermodel girlfriend Aanchal Kumar.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Yuvraj Singh offered swayamvar on TV


He is undoubtedly one of India’s most eligible bachelors. And has been romatically linked with some of India’s prettiest women. So, is Yuvraj Singh the natural choice for a

televised swayamvar?

No thank you, only cricket for me, says Yuvraj.

The former King’s XI Punjab captain was asked during a broad-based interview with NDTV whether he had been offered a televised swayamvar by a channel.

NDTV (Prannoy Roy): Has a TV channel asked you to get married on TV, live?

Yuvraj: Yeah. I spoke to my mom today and she was saying something about a swayamvar or something…I actually didn’t know what it is so she explained it to me…I was a bit stunned…I don’t think I am going to go on that.

NDTV: So you won’t be doing it?

Yuvraj: No I don’t think so. I am very happy playing my game.

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Yuvraj Singh Hits 6 Sixes in an Over

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

King XI Punjab V/s Royal Challengers

Royal Challengers Captain Anil Kumble bowling against King XI Punjab during the IPLT20 match at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.

King XI Punjab bowler Yusuf Abdulla appeal against Royal challengers at IPL T20 match at M Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore

Royal Challengers Captain Anil Kumble bowling against King XI Punjab during the IPLT20 match at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore

Royal Challengers Captain Anil Kumble bowling against King XI Punjab during the IPLT20 match at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore


Royal Challengers Captain Anil Kumble bowling against King XI Punjab during the IPLT20 match at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore

Yuvraj Singh Hits 6 Sixes in an Over Vidos

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Gary Sobers, Ravi Shastri, Herschelle Gibbs, and now Yuvraj Singh.

Yuvraj Singh smashed six sixes in an over for the first time in Twenty20 cricket as India scored an impressive 18-run victory over England in their Twenty20 World Championship Super Eights match in Kingsmead.

Yuvraj Singh’s savage assault on Stuart Broad made him the first batsman to hit six sixes in an over in Twenty20 internationals and the fourth in senior cricket.

Garry Sobers and Ravi Shastri did it in first-class matches, Herschelle Gibbs in the ODI (World Cup) and now Yuvraj who has done it in Twenty20

During that assault Yuvraj Singh reached fifty from just 12 balls to broke the record of fastest 50 of all the format (Test, ODI and Twenty20)

What Yuvraj Singh had to say after match,

I just went in to slog, With two overs to go, I just thought I’d use the crease and timed it well. In England I got hit for five sixes by Dimitri Mascarenhas, so I thought I had to take my chance.

Yuvraj Singh on his 6 sixes

“The first one was the longest one. Second one was, I think, square; third one was long-off; fourth was over point; fifth was a mishit over midwicket and sixth was again to long-on.”

It was Yuvraj Singh’s on-field war of words with Andrew Flintoff that spurred the left-hander to unleash his fury and hit Stuart Broad for six consecutive sixes. Yuvraj had hit Flintoff for back-to-back fours after which the duo were seen exchanging words. Soon after the incident, Yuvraj hit Broad for six sixes in a row and also hit Flintoff for a maximum before getting out.

Sweet Revenge - The perfect reply to the humiliation of five sixes by Mascarenhas on his last over at Oval (6th ODI)

Excerpt from Cricinfo’s ball-by-ball commentary

18.6
Broad to Yuvraj Singh, SIX

Broad looks quizzical … and miserable. Can he … can Yuvraj do it …

18.5
Broad to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, down on one knee and larruped over midwicket, that one was more nine iron, it went into the night sky and dropped with a thud in the jubilant crowd …

England have a team meeting. Shuffling deckchairs on the Jolly Roger though …

18.4
Broad to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, Shiver me timbers!: Broad goes round the wicket, bowls a filthy wide full toss and Yuvraj steers it over backward point and it clears the rope again

18.3
Broad to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, he’s hitting them everywhere, he steps to leg and smashes the ball over extra cover and it keeps on travelling … the fireworks start on top of the scoreboard … they’ve been going off in the middle for some time

18.2
Broad to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, now that really is sweet, no more than a dismissive flick off his legs, swatting a fly, and the ball arcs deep into the crowd beyond backward square leg

The dodgy TV measurement says that’s 111 yards … but as it landed outside the ground how the whatsists do they know? They guess, that’s how.

18.1

Broad to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, that’s out the ground, super shot over cow corner and it just kept going up

Fear Factor for Cricketers Yuvraj Singh for Swayamwar

Fear Factor for Cricketers; Yuvraj Singh for Swayamwar

After dance reality shows, there may be more reality drama for the cricketers. Call it the pressure of the IPL to entice cricketers into every medium where profit and TRP’s are a given. After dancing their way into dance reality..

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Its Yuvraj Singh Swayamvar is it ?

It's Yuvraj Singh's Swayamvar is it?


Imagine and SOL are now contemplating bringing in a cricketer for their next season of Swayamvar, and the hot property seems to be Yuvraj Singh..

Rakhi Sawant started the trend of attempting a Swayamvar on Indian Television, and Rahul Mahajan followed suit in Season 2 of SOL's show on Imagine.

The buzz now is that ace cricketer and eligible bachelor Yuvraj Singh is all set for his Swayamvar in Imagine's third season of the show.

According to our source, "The channel and production house want to rope in a cricketer this time, and who better than Yuvraj Singh. But all this is in the nascent stage and nothing is concrete as of now".

Guess this is a time for cricketers to sizzle on television, as even COLORS' Fear Factor hosted by Akshay Kumar is also reported to be looking for cricketers from all nations to participate in the show.

For the uninitiated, Yuvraj is already a hot property in the entertainment industry, what with his apparent friendship with Deepika Padukone.

The third series of Swayamvar on Imagine is expected to launch sometime in June of this year.

We tried calling Fazeela Allana of SOL, but she remained unavailable.

IPL End of over 6 (5 runs) Kings XI Punjab 44/3 (RR: 7.33) youtube_ipl

MF Maharoof3-0-32-2
RS Bopara15* (16b 1x4 1x6)PJ Sangwan1-0-6-0

5.6

Maharoof to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, Massive wicket this. Yuvraj Singh is gone. Full in length and Yuvraj went for the straight lofted hit but took his bottom-hand off the point of impact and the ball went really really high. Gambhir back-pedaled from mid-on to take a good catch.


Yuvraj Singh c Gambhir b Maharoof 4 (5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

5.5

Maharoof to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, tries a variation in pace this time, slips in a slower one but Yuvraj picks it early and pulls it away to the midwicket boundary

5.4

Maharoof to Yuvraj Singh, no run, walks a couple of steps down the track, Maharoof holds his calm and bowls yet another off cutter in the zone outside off, left alone again

5.3

Maharoof to Yuvraj Singh, no run, cuts away from the off stump, left alone

5.2

Maharoof to Yuvraj Singh, no run, in the zone outside off, slanting away, left alone

5.2

Maharoof to Yuvraj Singh, 1 wide, lands outside off and moves away even further ... wide

5.1

Maharoof to Sangakkara, OUT, Full pitched around the leg stump, Sangakkara must have thought it as a boundary opportunity and flicked it but it went low towards short fine-leg where Sangwan took a good catch lunging forward


KC Sangakkara c Sangwan b Maharoof 17 (9b 1x4 1x6) SR: 188.88

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Yuvraj Singh Does A Jonty Video


Catch Yuvraj effect a superb run out to help Kings XI defeat Mumbai Indians in IPL 2008.
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BACK TO WHERE HE BELONGS

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BACK TO WHERE HE BELONGS

Shalini Gupta
Friday , Mar 12, 2010 at 0007 hrs
Chandigarh:

As he stepped onto the greens at the Sector 16 Stadium, it was like going down memory's lane for Yuvraj Singh. It was here that the Indian cricket star had learnt his first cricketing lessons and as he played a practice match for the Kings XI Punjab at the Stadium today, Yuvraj was his usual self.

Kings XI Punjab take on Delhi Daredevils on Saturday in the IPL and Yuvraj stays the best bet for Kings XI. And from what he showed today, injury or no injury bowlers beware: In the 39 balls that he faced, Yuvraj hit four huge sixes and five fours in his knock of 63.

It wasn't difficult, as it was here that Yuvraj had scored his first century in competitive cricket. "Against Gurdaspur in Katoch Shield in 1995," he was quick in recalling the inning, "and that made me believe in myself."

Today Yuvraj was merciless. Soon after he hit his fourth six, Yuvraj retired hurt because of stiff wrist and went straight to the team physio Patrick Farhat. "It feels amazingly good playing here. It is the same ground where I started playing cricket. I remember being dragged to the nets by my father (Yograj Singh) and made to hit the ball for hours."

KXIP vs DD Gautam Gambhir captain of Delhi Daredevils has won the toss and decided to field first

KXIP vs DD Gautam Gambhir captain of Delhi Daredevils has won the toss and decided to field first
Gambhir took the decision hoping to restrict the Kings XI Punjab team to a reasonable total. He was confident of chasing with his line-up of impressive batsmen. Kumar Sangakkara, the Kings XI Punjab skipper, would also have bowled first, especially with the dew factor coming into play.

Starting XI

Kings XI Punjab

Kumar Sangakkara (captain), Yuvraj Singh,Mahela Jayawardene, Irfan Pathan, Sreesanth, Ravi Bopara, Manvinder Bisla (wk), Mohammad Kaif, Ramesh Powar, Yusuf Abdulla, Piyush Chawla

Delhi Daredevils

Gautam Gambhir (captain), Virender Sehwag, AB de Villiers, Tilakaratne Dilshan, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Farveez Maharoof, Pradeep Sangwan, Mithun Manhas, Dirk Nannes, Yo Mahesh, Amit Mishra

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Deepika Padukone Sizzles Opening Ceremony of IPL 2010 video


Watch Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone light up the evening at the Opening Ceremony of IPL 2010.
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Yuvraj VRV Singh breach security in Chandigarh News

Yuvraj VRV Singh breach security in Chandigarh News
Chandigarh, March 13
Local lad and star Kings XI Punjab player Yuvraj Singh is again in the news for all the wrong reasons.
Chandigarh police have sent a written complaint to Indian Premier League (IPL) authorities and the management of the Kings XI Punjab team Yuvraj Singh and another local player V.R.V. Singh slipping away from the Mountview hotel where the team is staying.
"Yuvraj and VRV slipped away from the hotel without informing the security officer and other police officers, who are deployed all through day and night for the security of the players. We have no problem if they go out but they should at least inform us so that we can ensure their security," Chandigarh Superintendent of Police (security) H.S. Doon told IANS.
"They should inform us at least one hour before leaving the hotel. We are taking this issue very seriously and we have recommended strict action against these players," he said.
A police officer said Yuvraj had gone to his house here in his private BMW car whereas VRV had gone to some unknown destination. Yuvraj's BMW has been stationed in the hotel parking all the time.
Kings XI Punjab will play against Delhi Daredevils Saturday at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) stadium in Mohali town in Punjab, around 10 km from here.
There were also reports that the security officer deployed at the hotel has given a negative report about Virender Sehwag and other Delhi Daredevils officials for using private vehicles instead of official vehicles while going out of the hotel.
In November last year, when the Indian team was here to play a one-day match against Australia, Chandigarh police had complained against Yuvraj Singh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh for breaching the security cover.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Not a captain anymore but Yuvraj Singh matters

Yuvraj Singh and Preity Zinta at the PCA Stadium before a press conference on Wednesday. Kings XI Punjab plays its first match on Saturday. Jasbir Malhi

He may not be the captain anymore but the aura of Yuvraj Singh surpasses that of all other players in the Kings XI Punjab.

Whether the local hero is zipping around in his yellow BMW sports car, shooting for a team promo or playing snooker with co-owner Preity Zinta, he is the centre of attraction.

Naturally, he holds the key to his side’s fortune in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

“When one is a captain, one has to think of many things. But when you bat, you just want to bat through the innings and score runs for the team,” Yuvraj says, trying to hide the disappointment of being removed as the captain. “This IPL, I will play for Kings XI Punjab as a team member. I want to keep scoring runs for the team.”

Yuvraj, who grew up in the city, led the team in the first two editions of the tournament. In the first edition, the team lost in the semifinal. But in South African last year, it couldn’t make it to the top four.

Yuvraj has played 29 IPL matches and scored 639 runs at a staggering strike rate of 133. He continues to be the most threatening player in the entire tournament.

As the interview is going on, a young fan requests him to hit six sixes in an over in the IPL. “I cannot assure you six sixes, but I will try my level best to repeat it,” he replies.

At present, Yuvraj is recovering from an injury he suffered in Bangladesh in January. He tore a ligament in his left wrist and missed the second Test match against Bangladesh and the series against South Africa.

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