Missed A Lot The GREAT TEAM

Test Player of the YearDale Steyn (South Africa)

ODI Player of the YearMS Dhoni (India)

Emerging Player of the YearAjanta Mendis (Sri Lanka)

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Controversies – Indian Crickters

1.Sachin Tendulkar

A. Mike Denness incident : In the second test of India’s 2001 tour of South Africa, match referee Mike gave a suspended ban of one game in light of alleged ball tampering. Television cameras picked up images that suggested Tendulkar may have been involved in cleaning the seam of the cricket ball in the second test match between India and South Africa at St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth.This can, under some conditions, amount to altering the condition of the ball. The match referee Mike Denness found Sachin Tendulkar guilty of ball tampering charges and handed him a one Test match ban.
After a thorough investigation, the International Cricket Council revoked the official status of the match and the ban on Tendulkar was lifted. Tendulkar’s ball tampering charges and Sehwag’s ban for excessive appealing triggered a massive backlash from the Indian public and even the Indian parliament
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22 off one ball Made POSSIBLE – Duckworth-Lewis method – Cricket

1.The D/L method was created by two English statisticians, Frank Duckworth and Tony Lewis, originating from an undergraduate final-year project at the University of the West of England.

2.It was first used in international cricket in the second game of the 1996/7 Zimbabwe versus England One Day International series, which Zimbabwe won by 7 runs,and was formally adopted by the International Cricket Council in 2001 as the standard method of calculating target scores in rain shortened one-day matches.
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INDIAN MEDALS – BEIJING OLYMPICS

Shooting             Men’s 10m Air Rifle            Abhinav BINDRA – GOLD

Wrestling            Men’s Freestyle 66 kg         Sushil KUMAR – BRONZE

Boxing               Men’s Middle (75kg)            Vijender KUMAR – BRONZE

Beijing olympics – TOP TEN vs INDIA

HIDDEN – REALLITY – BEIJING OLYMPIC CEREMONIES

1.Most of the television coverage of the fireworks show that displayed the 29 fireworks “footprints” outside the stadium was simulated by computer animation by using CGI of 28 of the footprints for television broadcasts, and only the last one was filmed live

2.The OPENING ceremony was co-directed by Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou along with Chinese choreographers Zhang Jigang and Shen Wei.

3.It was noted for its focus on ancient Chinese culture, and for its creativity, as well as being the first to use weather modification technology to prevent rainfall.
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Beijing olympics – TOP TEN vs INDIA

M – Men total Medals,  W – Women Total Medals, G – Gold Medals, S – Silver Medals ,B – Bronze medals

Rank     NOC Name                                       M     W     G      S      B    Total

1 ChinaCHN – China 42 57 51 21 28 100 Continue reading

The UNIQUE OLYMPICS – LONDON OLYMPICS 2012

1.The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, are due to be celebrated in London from 27 July to 12 August 2012.

2.London will become the first city to officially host the modern Olympic Games three times,having previously done so in 1908 and in 1948.

3.The London Olympic Stadium will be the most expensive Olympic stadium ever constructed.

4.The public Transport’s main attraction will be new “Javelin” high-speed rail service, using Hitachi ‘bullet’ trains. Continue reading