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Better Skiing Technique

14 Apr 2009
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Skiing mainly depends on mileage. The more miles you can cover, the chance of becoming a better skier also increases. To improve the balance of skiing some kind of hints or techniques can be found and by implementing these you can improve your skiing skills and become a good skier.

The sky-scraping mileage that you want to reach by practicing from sunrise to sunset by the week end may not help you. Primarily you will fall for numerous times. This may hurt your ego but at this condition you must discard your aim of being a fine upright skier for the chance of becoming an excellent horizontal skier.

IPL 1st Edition

29 Mar 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

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