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Mumbai homes rap up work for World Cup final
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Children have been made to finish off homework early morning, dinners have already been cooked, all household chores have been hurried through -- families in Mumbai are not leaving anything that might come in the way of their watching the World Cup later in the day.

Saturday, April 02, 2011 1:32:59 PM

Journalists from 10 countries at Wankhede media box
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) The media box at the Wankhede Stadium was choc-a-bloc with journalists from 10 countries covering the Cricket World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka here Saturday.

Saturday, April 02, 2011 1:26:15 PM

Two Indian channels banned from covering World Cup final
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday banned two Indian television channels, Zee TV and UNI TV, from covering the World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium.

Saturday, April 02, 2011 1:24:27 PM

Kerala says a little prayer for Sreesanth
Thiruvananthapuram, April 2 (IANS) Like the rest of the country, Kerala fervently hoped for India's victory against Sri Lanka, but it said an extra prayer for one man - fast bowler S. Sreesanth.

Saturday, April 02, 2011 1:24:14 PM

Top order batting crucial, say World Cup legends
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) World Cup legends believe that the top order batting will be crucial in the final between India and Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium here Saturday.

Saturday, April 02, 2011 1:21:50 PM

Punjab fans haven't stopped cheering
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) Cricket fervour has not ebbed in Punjab three days after India's euphoric win against Pakistan in Mohali.

Saturday, April 02, 2011 1:02:43 PM

Wankhede groundsmen spray anti-dew chemical
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Groundsmen at the Wankhede stadium here were seen spraying a chemical to reduce the effect of dew during the day-night cricket World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka Saturday.

Saturday, April 02, 2011 12:31:19 PM

Jharkhand fan keeps fast for India's triumph
Ranchi, April 2 (IANS) While Jharkhand-born Mahendra Singh Dhoni is leading India against Sri Lanka in the cricket World Cup final in Mumbai Saturday, his state's people have turned to gods and religious rituals in a bid to ensure the coveted trophy does not fall into Sri Lankan hands.

Saturday, April 02, 2011 12:28:55 PM

Mumbai pads up for its first World Cup final
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Enthusiastic cricket fans, vigilant security officers, giant screens at restaurants and bars, packed hotels, Mumbai was buzzing with uncontainable excitement before the start of the World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka.

Saturday, April 02, 2011 12:28:52 PM

Teams leave for Wankhede Stadium
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) The Indian and Sri Lankan teams left their hotel at noon for the Wankhede Stadium, the venue of the cricket World Cup final.

Saturday, April 02, 2011 12:28:50 PM

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