While chaos ruled a day before the match here, there were some distinct improvements at the Green Park. The organisers, Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA), provided for the first time, free wi-fi Internet facility in the media box. This move comes after years of chaos and requests by the media for basic minimum facilities for the huge media contingent. The organisers seem finally to have paid heed to the long-standing demand and, naturally, both parties were happy Sunday.
Sunday, November 11, 2007 10:52:59 AM
It seems die-hard Kanpur fans would do anything to watch an international match. This was evident at the Green Park Stadium as people started queuing up outside hours before the ODI began.
Sunday, November 11, 2007 10:52:20 AM
Local organisers who interacted with late Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer when the team played here in 2005 fondly remember the Kanpur-born former England player. Woolmer, who mysteriously died aged 58 on March 18 in the West Indies, was born in the city where his father was posted during the British Raj.
Sunday, November 11, 2007 10:51:44 AM
Kanpur, Nov 11 (IANS) Some innovative local politicians have started using cricketers' photographs alongside theirs on roadside hoardings, taking advantage of the third India-Pakistan One-Day International being held here.
Sunday, November 11, 2007 10:51:20 AM
Lucknow, Nov 11 (IANS) Kanpur's Green Park stadium, the venue for the third India-Pakistan One-Day International, has been virtually given a blue hue - clearly resembling the official colour of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).
Sunday, November 11, 2007 10:29:11 AM
Kanpur, Nov 11 (IANS) Pakistan won the toss and asked India to bat first in the third One-Day International at the Green Park Stadium here Sunday.
Sunday, November 11, 2007 9:05:41 AM
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) A little over a year ago when Anil Kumble was asked at a press conference how he felt at not having captained India in Tests, his reply and his facial expressions said it all: he regretted having missed the coveted honour.
Friday, November 09, 2007 6:03:04 PM
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Evergreen leg-spinner Anil Kumble, who has been appointed India captain for the three-match home Test series against Pakistan, has his place assured in the hall of fame of cricket.
Friday, November 09, 2007 5:21:06 PM
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) Veteran spinner Anil Kumble, named captain of the Indian cricket team for the three-Test series against Pakistan, said Friday he had to wait a long time for the honour and responsibility.
Friday, November 09, 2007 4:10:45 PM
Mohali, Nov 9 (IANS) Both India and Pakistan have been fined for slow over rates during their one-day international match at the Punjab Cricket Association stadium here Thursday night, according to the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Friday, November 09, 2007 9:49:52 AM
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