'US and Canada are very important markets': BCCI chief Anurag Thakur bullish about taking cricket overseas
The sell-out crowd at the recently concluded T20I matches between India and West Indies in Florida has encouraged the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to consider a long-term plan of tapping the potential cricket market in the US
For some time now, it has been obvious that the conduct of international cricket has revolved around the needs of television, in appreciation of the fact that the medium was bringing in mega bucks into the game
The second match was delayed by 50 minutes despite the weather being fairly bright and sunny, because Sunset and Vine, a top production house in charge of telecasting the game and supplying the game feed to Star Sports, the host broadcaster, failed to uplink signals
Women in sport and broadcasting have earned their spots through their hard work and talent. It's time we respect that instead of succumbing to our voyeuristic tendencies.
The three “All-Star” games, six CPL matches and two T20 internationals inside the last 12 months represents a sea change in the amount of cricket that has taken place in the USA.
The ICC and most cricketing nations unanimously believe that the key to the sport becoming a truly global power lies in breaking into the US market
India vs West Indies T20: Skipper MS Dhoni hopes for more cricket in US, calls it win-win for everyone
The world cricket can afford to have more Twenty20 matches in the Unites States of America despite a crammed international schedule, since it is a good venue for the game, said India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday
The India vs West Indies series in USA was not perfect, but a good first chapter in what Indian-American cricket fans hope will be a long story of India in the United States.
In an anti-climactic finish to the second T20 international, wet outfield denied India chance to level the series after dominating proceedings in the West Indies innings as the match was called off due to wet outfield.
Catch all the live updates of the second India-West Indies T20I at Florida here.
They were hammered all over the park but Indian skipper Dhoni feels his bowlers were not all that bad on what was a "batters' paradise" in the 1st T20I against West Indies which his team lost by a run.
India vs West Indies T20: A match that shattered all batting records was ultimately decided by two bowlers
While there were plenty of runs scored on a very flat pitch on a ground with small boundaries, it wasn't just about the batsmen, even in this game that was so saturated with runs
Probably because of his first two Test centuries, Rahul's image of being a red-ball, traditional style batsman gained acceptance. But his innings on Saturday has revealed that there is more to Rahul than the one-dimensional batsman he was perceived to be.
Florida provided the stage, the Indian-American community brought the audience, and the two most star-powered teams in international T20 cricket put on one of the most remarkable shows the sport has ever seen
Catch all the live updates of the first India-West Indies T20I at Florida here.
India almost pulled of the highest ever successful run chase in T20 Internationals with KL Rahul smashing his maiden hundred but fell short by just one run in a nerve-wrecking last ball finish to lose the first of the two T20 match against the West Indies on Saturday.
USA is a "special" market for cricket and there is no reason why the game can't be successful here, asserted captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on the eve of India's first international match on American soil.
Here are all the details about India vs West Indies in US, which is just a day away.
Impressed by the facilities at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium, the only ICC certified ODI standard stadium, Indian coach Anil Kumble says the two T20 Internationals against West Indies is the start of a "new beginning" for cricket in the USA.
Reigning World Champions West Indies are all set to play a T20 series against India in a comparatively alien place to both the teams – USA.