Cricket WorldCup 2011 is in fact an ICC KnockOut Trophy

February 23, 2011

Remember the ICC Knockout Trophy? Now known as the ICC Champions Trophy & is played every 2 years? The fact is that the current ICC Cricket WorldCup 2011 is just a ICC Knockout Trophy with several warmup games disguised as league games. What’s the point in having a WorldCup format with 7 teams each in […]

Welcome to Criconline

October 15, 2009

Criconline is an aggregator of Cricket News from various sources on the net. Why browse through the news on all cricket sites individually when you can read them at a central source? We aggregate cricket news content from the premier cricket sites on the net including and

Review of the Review system?

August 14, 2008

Sri Lanka finally beat India in the third and final test to clinch the series 2-1. It was a historic test match, since it was the first time the ICC experimented with the umpire review system. It is widely spoken that Sri Lanka were on the right side of the review experiment while India ended […]

Support for Players related to team represented

May 24, 2008

During a recent interview to CNN TalkAsia, Mr. Lalit Modi, Chairman of the Indian Premier League commented that the real success of the IPL lies in the fact that the crowd had really adopted their own home teams resulting in incidents such as Rahul Dravid, ex-captain of the Indian Cricket team being booed in Mumbai, […]

Does the IPL results indicate the end of the Big 4

May 11, 2008

When the Indian team for the Twenty20 World Cup was selected last year, it was a shock to see the axeing of India’s Big 4 : Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid & VVS Laxman. India went on to win the Twenty 20 World Cup !! When the Indian team for the Tri-series in Australia […]

Lets also give ICL its due credit

May 5, 2008

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has turned out to be a runaway success. But while everyone is congratulating Lalit Modi for his success, let us not forget Subhash Chandra for initiating the Indian Cricket League (ICL) which forced BCCI to start the IPL. The only reasons why the ICL could not succeed to the same […]

Sreesanth should not be let of lightly in slapgate

April 28, 2008

Harbhajan Singh has been handed an 11-match ban from the Indian Premier League (IPL) after being found guilty of slapping Sreesanth. While Harbhajan’s reaction to Sreesanth’s sledging cannot be justified in any manner, Sreesanth also needs to be pulled up for needless sledging of the opposition. Sreesanth falls in the same category as South Africa’s Andre Nel […]

Dhoni's act of rewarding Kanpur pitch curator shameful

April 15, 2008

India defeated South Africa at Kanpur to level the series 1-1. The matter of dispute during the Kanpur Test was the turning Green Park pitch which helped the hosts to clinch the series levelling victory. The Green Park curator Shiv Kumar has now received a personal note of thanks and a cash reward from the […]

Shameful performance in Twenty20 Practice match

February 2, 2008

Before India played Australia in a one-off Twenty20 match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, India had lost just one International Twenty20 match… against New Zealand in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup last year. By the time the match ended, India had not only lost for a second time but also achieved the dubious record of […]

Why are Symonds and Proctor allowed to go scotfree

February 2, 2008

Justice John Hadsen has cleared Indian Offie Harbhajan Singh of racial abuse but the matter does not end there. Why has Andrew Symonds been allowed to go scotfree without a fine? It was a friendly gesture by Harbhajan Singh towards Brett Lee that caused the altercation between him and Andrew Symonds leading to allegations of […]

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