Once again ready to present his case in front of the Indian selectors, Delhi Daredevils batsman Manoj Tiwary feels that this edition of IPL will be important for him in the context of next year's ICC World T20 which is scheduled to be held in India.
Over the years, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become an enigma, and more often than not, whatever he has touched has turned into gold. Today, we all know that the Indian skipper trusts his instinct under precarious circumstances, and it all began in the final of inagural edition of the ICC World T20, where he asked an unheralded Joginder Sharma to bowl the final over against Pakistan. The rest is history.
Forget the hyperbole the electronic media anchors created by packaging Yuvraj Singh as the villain of India`s failure to win the World T20, the poking the left-handed batsman received from the social media sites Twitter and Facebook and SMS left one tittering.
Once labelled a `pie-chucker` by Kevin Pietersen, beleaguered Yuvraj Singh has found support from the maverick batsman, who says the India left-hander is at the receiving end of "unwarranted criticism" following his scratchy knock in the World T20 final.
Having ended their Twenty20 International career on a triumphant note, Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene on monday expressed their delight after Sri Lanka lifted the ICC World T20 with a six-wicket win over India, their first major global title in 18 years.