When it come to sports news especially cricket news, India becomes a frenzy nation. Cricket is a religion that has kept the nation united and Sachin is the God. Unfortunately, India’s cricket God retired from his career. His retirement was one cricket news that has spread a wave of saddness throughout the nation. But as said and believed, ‘the show must go on’. So here’s something very interesting that’s coming up in the near future. The ICC World T20 2014 tournament. Yes, you read it right! According to several sports news reporters cricket matches played by India are closely watched by millions of people across the globe. And if it is an India vs Pakistan or an India vs Australia match, then it is for sure people tuning into their TV sets to watch the match. Similar will be the scenario with the upcoming ICC World T20 2014.
The T20 World Cup 2014 is scheduled to happen over a span of 22 days, from March 16, 2014 to April 6, 2014 at Bangladesh. A total of 35 matches will be hosted at three venues, namely Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka, Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong and Sylhet Divisional Stadium based in Sylhet.
According to all the sports news channels and reporters, the T20 format followed in cricket is by far the most enjoyed matches. The cricket scene in India was established with Test series spanning over 5 days. Soon, One Day International (ODI) format was introduced, where teams played against each other for 60 overs. Though exciting, the new format was a bit too long. A standard format of 50 Overs which gained wide acceptance not only in India but across the world. And if you follow cricket news, you’ll realize gradually the Indian cricket team earned its place as one among the best international teams. The Indian cricket team has by far offered some of the best players in the world of cricket from prolific players like Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid to the recent stars like M.S. Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Virat Kohli, Pujara and many more.
According to the cricket news, the strongest teams in the world of cricket is Australia. India follows in the second place followed by West Indies and other. Talking about the achievements of the Indian cricket team, it has won several tournaments including the 1983 Cricket World Cup, the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, the 2011 Cricket World Cup, and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, and also shared the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy with Sri Lanka.
Off late the 50 Overs ODI format is further shortened to T20 series, where the teams compete against each other for only 20 Overs. All the sports news channels will agree in unison that the T20 format has take a giant leap from the the Test Series and 50 Overs ODI. When it comes to the excitement, nothing beats the madness of T20 series. For sure, the glory and spirits of Indian cricket will never die. We are one of the currect world champions and we got to keep it that way. Though Sachin has now retired, that must not dampen the spirit of the team as well as the nation. With stalwarts like M.S. Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Pujara and others, the teams is in good hands.
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