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Baazigr11: Making fantasy cricket enjoyable for every cricket fan

India is a massive market for online fantasy cricket applications. Considering the love and craze for the game, it is no surprise that fantasy cricket has hit colossal numbers. It has provided ardent fans with a deeper avenue of engagement and also paved the way for the growth of other sports on the online fantasy sports portals.  As a result,...

IPL 2020: India’s blind cricketers demand to make Disney-Hotstar accessible

Dream 11 IPL on Disney Hotstar
NGO ‘Rising Flame’ that empowers people with visual impairments had started a campaign to make Disney-Hotstar accessible for visually impaired users with IPL 2020 approaching because reportedly, IPL is going to be broadcasted on Disney-Hotstar. India’s visually impaired cricketers also hope that concerned officials hear their plea so that they can thoroughly enjoy the upcoming season of IPL. The Indian Premier...

Olympians aren’t popular compared to movie stars and cricketers in India – Karnam Malleswari

Karnam Malleswari
On this day in 2000, weightlifter Karnam Malleswari became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal in the history of the games. At the Sydney 2000 Olympics, after lifting 110 kg and 130 kg in the 'snatch' and 'clean and jerk' categories, respectively, to total 240kg, Malleswari won a prestigious bronze medal to create history. The historic achievement made...

Move beyond cricket, India’s next generation of Olympians is here

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics scheduled to kick off in July next year, India’s primary medal hopefuls have less than a year to prepare themselves for the showpiece event. As has been the norm for the past few editions, shooting, wrestling, boxing and badminton are going to be India’s best bets for raking up a respectable medal haul in...

The rise and rise of T20 cricket

What started out as a fun game, is now a different beast altogether as it continues to grow in popularity. It has its own fanatic following, and can now be considered as a separate sport. T20 cricket is relatively new, having just been established in 2003. It started out as a short form of cricket and is now considered...

Cricket and football are the top choices for sports among Lok Sabha MPs

  With the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of Covid, it brought economic activity to a standstill but also paused regular political activity.  An analysis carried out by Mint of more than 1,200 hobbies and special interests named by 373 MPs in their Lok Sabha website profiles suggests that most may have spent their time on books. Reading is by far the most...

IPL betting tips make their cricket predictions ahead of UAE start

Vivo IPL trophy
It's been over a decade since the IPL has been running and Mumbai Indians have been one of the dominant factors of the competition. Defending champions and one of only two teams to have claimed more than one title, it's no surprise they're favourites to go all the way this year as well. But we’re asking if not the Indians...

BCCI grants Emirates Cricket Board official clearance to host tournament

BCCI grants Emirates Cricket Board official clearance to host tournament
On Tuesday, 11th August, 2019, the BCCI issued the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) with official approval to host the IPL 2020, starting from September 19 to November 10. "Emirates Cricket Board has today confirmed they have received the official clearance from the BCCI to host the 13th edition of the highly-popular, prestigious Indian Premier League," the ECB reported in a...

Yuvraj Singh may continue playing cricket

One of the best and most popular Indian cricketers in recent times, Yuvraj Singh, had recently announced his retirement from the sport. Indian cricket fans will always remember the left-handed batsman for his starring role in India’s win in the 2011 World Cup, with Singh picking up the player of the tournament award for his efforts with the bat...

Second edition of Street Child Cricket World Cup to be held in India in 2023

Street Child Cricket World Cup
The second edition of Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC) will be held in India ahead of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup in 2023, child rights body ‘Save the Children’ said. The event follows the Street Child Cricket World Cup 2019 which took place in London and Cambridge, with the finals at Lord's, the body said in a...