South Africa tour of England 2012

Date Match Details Time Venue
GMT IST Your Time Ground City
Sep 08 - Sat 1st T20I - England v South Africa 13:30 14:30 19:00 Riverside Ground Chester-le-Street
Sep 10 - Mon 2nd T20I - England v South Africa 17:30 18:30 23:00 Old Trafford Manchester
Sep 12 - Wed 3rd T20I - England v South Africa 17:30 18:30 23:00 Edgbaston Birmingham

New T20 kit for India Team in Mumbai on Wednesday

A modern uniform for india team player jersey launch was attended by MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Sehwag, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Irfan Pathan and Rohit Sharma were present at the Nike launch in Mumbai and the key design features of the 2012 icc twenty20 world cup uniform include the contemporary new collar in the colors of the National flag near to athlete's heart symbolizing the team country pride on three stars above the BCCI crest signifying the three world cup victories and a sleek fit for nike's new T20 jersey and pants are stronger, drier, cooler and 45% lighter than ever before to uniquely crafted for freedom of movement providing athletes the stretch and flexibility needed during competition.

indian cricket team new jersey
The BCCI President N Srinivasan Speaking on the occasion of the launch in India, cricket has always been more than just a sport to part of our culture that unites the entire nation and the T20 format of the game has become extremely popular amongst young fans across the world for the athletes to this format is very demanding and we are very happy that Nike has designed the new T20 kit keeping in mind the needs of the game and we wish our team greater success in the coming seasons.

upcoming World T20 Yuvraj Singh was declared fit and was included T20 Squad

Yuvraj Singh
A BCCI announced the squad set to play the upcoming world t20, which begins on the 18th of September 2012 and we looked at the conditions sri lanka for the world t20 to we feel that we have picked a team that will win us the world cup for we are very happy Yuvi has been declared fit and 2011 World Cup he was the Man of the Series and unfortunately, ajinkya rahane failed to find a spot in the squad despite being the fourth highest run getter in the IPL with 560 runs in 16 matches.

The laxmipathy balaji has been brought in to the side after some consistent performances in the IPL and the other bowling line up will be lead by Zaheer Khan and will also feature Ashok Dinda. another big comeback story is that of harbhajan singh has been named in the squad of 15 and the big surprise for the inclusion of Piyush Chawla as another spinning option.

World Twenty20 Squad:

Mahendra Singh Dhoni(C & wk), Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Irfan Pathan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Zaheer Khan, Laxmipathy Balaji, Ashok Dinda, Rohit Sharma, Piyush Chawla, Harbhajan Singh, Manoj Tiwary.

ICC Awards 2012: ICC announced nominations list ICC Men's Twenty20 International Performance of the Year

ICC Awards
The ICC announced list of nominations for the LG ICC Awards 2012.

A ICC Chief Executive David Richardson says, the LG ICC Awards to the brilliant performances of the world's best cricketers.

And the awards ceremony next month will be held on 15 september in colombo ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 Sri Lanka 2012.

ICC Men's Twenty20 International Performance of the Year:

Ravi Bopara (Eng), Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL), Chris Gayle (WI), Martin Guptill (NZ), Mohammad Hafeez (Pak), Alex Hales (Eng), Richard Levi (SA), Brendon McCullum (NZ), Ajantha Mendis (SL), Sunil Narine (WI), Elias Sunny (Bang)

Sprint King Usain Bolt to play Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash League for this summer

usain bolt play cricketThe man they call lightning has re-affirmed his hopes to take up the passion project and potentially play alongside some of his childhood cricketing heroes for Melbourne Stars in the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash League for the shane warne leading the campaign to bring him to Melbourne.

The speaking to channel 9 for the jamaican superstar spoke his plan to spend some of his september holiday down under with bat-and-ball over spikes-and-sprint sessions which propelled him to three gold medals in the 2012 olympics and the twenty20, I love it! Just the fact that it is so exciting to about going hard the whole time, not just about playing shots," Bolt said.

The Australian media says for the bolt clean bowled the then west indies captain chris gayle in a charity match in 2009 to having earlier hit him down the ground for six and the eight-team Big Bash League begins on December 7.

2012 ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka

DateMatch DetailsTime
Tue Sep 18Group C : 1st T20 - Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe19:30Hambantota
Wed Sep 19 Group B : 2nd T20 - Australia vs Ireland15:30Colombo
Wed Sep 19 Group A : 3rd T20 - India vs Afghanistan19:30Colombo
Thu Sep 20 Group C : 4th T20 - South Africa vs Zimbabwe19:30Hambantota
Fri Sep 21Group D : 5th T20 - New Zealand vs Bangladesh15:30Kandy
Fri Sep 21 Group A : 6th T20 - England vs Afghanistan15:30Colombo
Sat Sep 22 Group C : 7th T20 - Sri Lanka vs South Africa15:30Hambantota
Sat Sep 22 Group B : 8th T20 - Australia vs West Indies19:30Colombo
Sun Sep 23 Group D : 9th T20 - New Zealand vs Pakistan15:30Kandy
Sun Sep 23Group A : 10th T20 - England vs India19:30Colombo
Mon Sep 24 Group B : 11th T20 - West Indies vs Ireland19:30Colombo
Tue Sep 25 Group D : 12th T20 - Bangladesh vs Pakistan19:30Kandy
Thu Sep 27 Super Eights, Group 1 : 13th T20 - TBC vs TBC /td>15:30Kandy
Thu Sep 27 Super Eights, Group 1 : 14th T20 - TBC vs TBC19:30Kandy
Fri Sep 28 Super Eights, Group 2 : 15th T20 - TBC vs TBC15:30Colombo
Fri Sep 28 Super Eights, Group 2 : 16th T20 - TBC vs TBC15:30Colombo
Sat Sep 29 Super Eights, Group 1 : 17th T20 - TBC vs TBC19:30Kandy
Sat Sep 29Super Eights, Group 1 : 18th T20 - TBC vs TBC19:30Kandy
Sun Sep 30Super Eights, Group 2 : 19th T20 - TBC vs TBC15:30Colombo
Sun Sep 30Super Eights, Group 2 : 20th T20 - TBC vs TBC19:30Colombo
Mon Oct 01 Super Eights, Group 1 : 21st T20 - TBC vs TBC15:30Kandy
Mon Oct 01Super Eights, Group 1 : 22nd T20 - TBC vs TBC19:30Kandy
Tue Oct 02Super Eights, Group 2 : 23rd T20 - TBC vs TBC15:30Colombo
Tue Oct 02Super Eights, Group 2 : 24th T20 - TBC vs TBC19:30Colombo
Thu Oct 041st Semi Final T20 - TBC vs TBC19:00Colombo
Fri Oct 052nd Semi Final T20 - TBC vs TBC19:00Colombo
Sun Oct 07Final T20 - TBC vs TBC19:00Colombo

Chris Gayle Ruled Out of SLPL

Chris GayleA Sri Lankan Premier League Twenty20 tournament start on August 11th 2012 and gayle had signed up for the uva next franchise said, he will not participate in this season due to a groin injury and he had been battling through a groin niggle further in the recently concluded test series against new zealand and he has understood that the west indies cricket board does not want to take any chances with its players fitness for the next month world cup twenty20 which is scheduled to take place in sri lanka in september.

The west indies fast bowler fidel edwards was picked up by uthura rudras and he has not been given a 'no objection certificate (NOC)' by the WICB and the total of 7 teams will participate in the tournament which is scheduled to start on august 11 and end on august 31.

Sri Lanka Premier League 2012 Schedule

DateMatch DetailsTime
Aug 11 - SatBasnahira Cricket Dundee v Kandurata Warriors, 1st Match16:00Colombo
Aug 11 - Sat Nagenahira Nagas v Ruhuna Royals, 2nd Match20:00Colombo
Aug 12 - Sun Uthura Rudras v Wayamba United, 3rd Match16:00Colombo
Aug 12 - Sun Uva Next v Basnahira Cricket Dundee, 4th Match20:00Colombo
Aug 13 - MonKandurata Warriors v Nagenahira Nagas, 5th Match16:00Colombo
Aug 14 - Tue Ruhuna Royals v Uthura Rudras, 6th Match20:00Colombo
Aug 17 - Fri Wayamba United v Uva Next, 7th Match20:00Pallekele
Aug 18 - Sat Basnahira Cricket Dundee v Nagenahira Nagas, 8th Match16:00Pallekele
Aug 18 - Sat Kandurata Warriors v Ruhuna Royals, 9th Match20:00Pallekele
Aug 19 - Sun Uthura Rudras v Uva Next, 10th Match16:00Pallekele
Aug 19 - Sun Wayamba United v Basnahira Cricket Dundee, 11th Match20:00Pallekele
Aug 20 - Mon Kandurata Warriors v Uthura Rudras, 12th Match 16:00 Pallekele
Aug 20 - Mon Nagenahira Nagas v Wayamba United, 13th Match20:00Pallekele
Aug 21 - Tue Ruhuna Royals v Uva Next, 14th Match 16:00 Pallekele
Aug 21 - Tue Uthura Rudras v Basnahira Cricket Dundee, 15th Match20:00Pallekele
Aug 24 - Fri Wayamba United v Kandurata Warriors, 16th Match 16:00 Colombo
Aug 24 - Fri Uva Next v Nagenahira Nagas, 17th Match20:00Colombo
Aug 25 - Sat Basnahira Cricket Dundee v Ruhuna Royals, 18th Match 16:00Colombo
Aug 25 - Sat Kandurata Warriors v Uva Next, 19th Match21:30Colombo
Aug 26 - Sun Nagenahira Nagas v Uthura Rudras, 20th Match 16:00 Colombo
Aug 26 - Sun Ruhuna Royals v Wayamba United, 21st Match20:00Colombo
Aug 28 - Tue TBC v TBC, 1st Semi Final20:00Colombo
Aug 29 - Wed TBC v TBC, 2nd Semi Final20:00Colombo
Aug 31 - Fri TBC v TBC, Final20:00Colombo

Irfan Pathan Bagged Three Key Wickets to Help India Easy Win

Irfan PathanIndia tour of Sri Lanka 2012

one-off match India in Sri Lanka T20I Match Played August 7, 2012 at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

Sri Lanka won the toss chose to field

India won by 39 runs


India 155/3 in 20 overs

Virat Kohli - 68
Suresh Raina - 34 not out

Shaminda Eranga - 2/30

Sri Lanka 116 all out in 18 overs

Angelo Mathews - 31
Mahela Jayawardene - 26

Ashok Dinda - 4/19
Irfan Pathan - 3/27

Man of the match Irfan Pathan
Player of the series Virat Kohli

Series for India won the one-off match

A Sri Lanka Cricket has named 56 foreign players will play in the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League 2012

Sri Lanka Premier League 2012 LogoSri Lanka Premier League 2012 Schedule

The franchises overseas signings(all values in US$)

Uthura Team: Shakib Al Hasan (25,000), Brendan Taylor (10,000), Kevon Cooper (15,000), Imran Farhat (20,000), Fidel Edwards (20,000), David Miller (25,000), Dillon du Preez (20,000), Samuel Badree (20,000)

Nagenahira Team: Mitchell Marsh (30,000), Imran Nazir (20,000), Travis Birt (25,000), Ahmed Shahzad (20,000), Ben Laughlin (20,000), Elias Sunny (12,000), Musfiqur Rahim (20,000), Nasir Hossain (16,000)

Ruhuna Team: Shahid Afridi (50,000), Daniel Harris (30,000), Ryan Harris (30,000), Aaron Finch (30,000), Jerome Taylor (20,000), Nathan McCullum (25,000), Ryan McLaren (15,000), Richard Levi (25,000)

Wayamba Team: Azhar Mahmood (30,000), Umar Akmal (25,000), Tamim Iqbal (18,000), Colin Ingram (20,000), Kemar Roach (25,000), James Faulkner (25,000), Abdul Razzaq (25,000), Brad Hogg (25,000)

Kandurata Team: Saeed Ajmal (25,000), Misbah-ul-Haq (25,000), Sohail Tanvir (20,000), Chris Lynn (20,000), Dane Vilas (10,000), Albie Morkel (35,000), Johan Botha (25,000), Adam Voges (25,000)

Basnahira Team: Brad Hodge (30,000), Marlon Samuels (30,000), Daniel Smith (20,000), Dirk Nannes (35,000), Robin Peterson (20,000), Tim Southee (25,000), Clint McKay (25,000), Cameron Borgas (20,000)

Uva Team: Andrew McDonald (35,000), Umar Gul (25,000), Shoaib Malik (35,000), Callum Ferguson (30,000), James Franklin (30,000), Abdur Rehman (20,000), Hammad Azam (15,000), Chris Gayle (100,000)

Australia tour of United Arab Emirates 2012

DateMatch DetailsTime
Sep 05 - Wed1st T20 Match - Pakistan v Australia21:30Dubai
Sep 07 - Fri 2nd T20 Match - Pakistan v Australia21:30Dubai
Sep 10 - Mon3rd T20 Match - Pakistan v Australia21:30Dubai