Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Vvs Laxman signs off in Hyderabad?

Calcutta - Will V.V.S. Laxman signs off from International cricket in August? That’s the question doing the round after the Board of Control for Cricket in India Tour, planned and Fixtures Committee named Hyderabad as the site for India’s 1st Test of a 2-match series, against New Zealand.

The call for the seniors’ heads had gather ground after back-to-back grievous tours of England and Australia. Rahul Dravid called it quit earlier this month, on March 9, as he feels it was the right time to move on. Speculation of Laxman follow suit has been doing the rounds for quite some time at present.

And so the committee’s broadcast, after a meeting in Chennai, that Hyderabad Laxman hometown will host a Test against the Black Caps, trigger speculation about the stylish right-hander’s retirement. The committee on Monday decisive the venues for the series, to be play from August 2012 to March 2013.

While a wonderful innings may finish in one hometown, any more hometown of an Indian star is ready for its maiden innings. Ranchi, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hometown, is set to host its 1st international cricket match when India and England get the field for the 3rd ODI of a 5-match series later this year/early 2013.

Ranchi is amongst the four new venues that will stage International matches. The new maiden hosts are Dharamsala, Pune and Rajkot.Sanjay Jagdale, the BCCI desk, will finalist the exact plan for each series, based on logistics. While Dharamsala has already been approved as an international venue, Rajkot, Pune and Ranchi are ready for approval.

Construction of the Ranchi stadium, which is inside the JSCA International Stadium compound, was finished in a little over 2 years’ time. The stadium has an estimated capacity of 35,000 and has 5 viewing levels on the North and South Pavilions.



New Zealand series: August-September 2012

Test Match

Match                             Team                               Place

2 test                              IND vs New Z                 Hyderabad and Bangalore

Twenty20 Match

Match                            Team                               Place
2 T20                            IND vs New Z                  Visakhapatnam and Chennai


England series: November 2012-January 2013

Test Match

Match                            Team                                Place

4 Test matches             IND vs ENG                     Cal,Mum,Ahmadabad & Nagpur

Twenty20

Match                            Team                                Place

2 T20                             IND vs ENG                    Pune and Mumbai

ODI

Match                            Team                                Place


5ODIs                            IND vs ENG                     Rt,Dharamsala,Ranchi,Mohali and Kochi

Australia series: February 2013-March 2013

Test Match

Match                             Team                               Place


4 Test matches              IND vs AUS                    Chennai, Delhi, Kanpur and Mohali

Match  Details Coming Soon...........