IPL 1st Edition

29 March 2009
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Introduction:
The year 2008 saw the introduction of what should be called as a new era in the history of World Cricket. Although twenty-twenty commonly known as T20) cricket had already born, but it was never spiced up like what it is now after the introduction of the IPL. The Indian Premier League (modeled from the English Premier League in football) is the same kind of a T20 cricket tournament created and conducted by BCCI (the governing body of Indian Cricket). Mr. Lalit Modi, the Vice President of BCCI was the main thinker of this tournament. Cricket got a new dimension from here. It is no longer a game here but a business in million $.

Champions League Twenty20 is the platform for the best teams in the world. This team will compete for a US$6,000,000 prize. Champions will play against Champions to achieve the goal.

Champions League Twenty20 starts from December 3, and is an initiative of three founding member boards; the BCCI, Cricket Australia and Cricket South Africa. Bangalore, Mumbai and Chennai are the location where the inaugural edition will be played.

The eight competing teams contains the champions and runner-up from Twenty20 competitions played in the founding board countries, it also has champions of England and Pakistan. The plan for 2009 is to increase number of teams to twelve.

Following is the match Champions League Twenty20 2008 Schedule:

Champions League 20 20 (Twenty20) Schedule

Match DatesCricket Team vs Cricket TeamVenues
3 December 2008, Wed 16:00 IST, 10:30 GMT Middlesex Crusaders Victoria Bushrangers Brabourne Stadium Mumbai
3 December 2008, Wed 20:00 IST, 14:30 GMT Rajasthan Royals Natal Dolphins M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
4 December 2008, Thu 16:00 IST, 10:30 GMT Sialkot Stallions Western Australian Warriors M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
4 December 2008, Thu 20:00 IST, 14:30 GMT Chennai Super Kings Victoria Bushrangers Brabourne Stadium Mumbai
5 December 2008, Fri 16:00 IST, 10:30 GMT Middlesex Crusaders Pretoria Titans MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
5 December 2008, Fri 20:00 IST, 14:30 GMT Rajasthan Royals Sialkot Stallions Brabourne Stadium Mumbai
6 December 2008, Sat 12:00 IST, 06:30 GMT Western Australian Warriors Natal Dolphins M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
6 December 2008, Sat 16:00 IST, 10:30 GMT Victoria Bushrangers Pretoria Titans MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
6 December 2008, Sat 20:00 IST, 14:30 GMT Chennai Super Kings Middlesex Crusaders MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
7 December 2008, Sun 12:00 IST, 06:30 GMT Natal Dolphins Sialkot Stallions M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
7 December 2008, Sun 16:00 IST, 10:30 GMT Rajasthan Royals Western Australian Warriors MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
7 December 2008, Sun 20:00 IST, 14:30 GMT Chennai Super Kings Pretoria Titans MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
8 December 2008, Mon 20:00 IST, 14:30 GMT Group B winners Group A runners-up M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
9 December 2008, Tue 20:00 IST, 14:30 GMT Group A winners Group B runners-up MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
10 December 2008, Wed 20:00 IST, 14:30 GMT     Final, MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai

The heavenly smile was was seen on Earth on Monday December 2, 2008 in a rare combination of Venus, Jupiter, and the Moon.

These two planets aligned and were joined by a thin sliver smile of moon on Monday.

This planetary meeting was visible from all parts of the world, even from light-polluted cities such as Hong Kong and New York.

The next visible Venus-Jupiter conjunction will be on the evening of March 14, 2012, but the two planets will appear farther apart in the sky.

 

Smiley Moon 2

The Coldest Place in the Universe

Physicists in Massachusetts come to grips with the lowest possible temperature: absolute zero

  • By Tom Shachtman
  • Smithsonian magazine, January 2008
Where's the coldest spot in the universe? Not on the moon, where the temperature plunges to a mere minus 378 Fahrenheit. Not even in deepest outer space, which has an estimated background temperature of about minus 455°F. As far as scientists can tell, the lowest temperatures ever attained were recently observed right here on earth.

Believe it or not

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Tips To Find Love

02 August 2012
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Finding that one special person in your life is very important and a very fulfilling feeling. So what should you be doing to find the love your life? You will find numerous cheap tricks, financial advices and magic solutions for finding love on the internet but the important thing is to spiritually modifying yourself while on the quest for finding true love.

Are your children chronically disobedient and you are feeling helpless when it comes to handling him / her? Remember that most children are occasionally disobedient and defy the wishes of their parents and elder ones. There is nothing to worry about children who are portraying such behaviors.

Most psychological experts will cite anger as one of the vices that has led to the deterioration of many personal and professional ties. There are numerous instances of friendships gone wrong, spoilt mother-son relationships, failed marriages, et al. just because one party couldn’t manage their anger. In case you are worried you are on the highway to this same destiny, it is high time that you start following these basic anger management tips.

More often than not you might find that your child is unmotivated towards various aspects of life. It might be in the form of negligence towards family and relatives or studies. What you need to realize is that this is not an illness that needs a doctor (unless it reaches extreme forms where you might need professional psychological help).

The child needs some basic motivational guidance and who else is better at this than his parents? Here are 4 tips to help you with the situation:

Chanakya Quotes

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Chanakya Quote: Share all the best Quotes by Chanakya with your family and friends
  • Treat your kid like a darling for the first five years. For the next five years, scold them. By the time they turn sixteen, treat them like a friend. Your grown up children are your best friends.
  • Whores don't live in company of poor men, birds don't build nests on a tree that doesn't bear fruits and citizens never support a weak administration.
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