Virat Kohli 100 v Australia Highlights Video

Virat Kohli scored his first ever test century against Australia and showed that the future of Indian batting lineup is bright despite the overall shockingly poor performance of India in Australia, Kohli smashed eight 4's and a six to reached his maiden test 100 despite running short of partners. Here are the highlights of his innings.

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Bangladesh To Tour Pakistan In April says Zaka Ashraf

Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Zaka Ashraf told media today that the Bangladesh Government has allowed its team to tour Pakistan in April this year. The move comes after the Pakistan Cricket Board informed the ICC that it plans to host a Test series against Bangladesh to revive International cricket in Pakistan.

The Bangladesh Government will send a security team to take a look at the security that will be provided by Pakistan for the visiting team, Pakistan has not hosted a series at home since the 2009 Lahore attacks on the Sri Lankan cricket team.

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PCB Looking For Alternative Venue For Australia Series

Despite Pakistan's brilliant performances at the adopted home venue in UAE, the Pakistan Cricket Board is looking for an alternative venue for the series against Australia starting in August this year; that keeping in mind that a series won't be possible in the searing August heat in UAE.

Pakistan have a series scheduled against Australia which will comprise of five One Day Internationals and three T20's. The PCB is still searching for a venue however the proposed Bangladesh's tour of Pakistan may alter plans.

“Our priority is to host Australia in Pakistan but that depends on the tour of Bangladesh,” an official said speaking to The Express Tribune. “We can’t play in the UAE at that time of the year, the heat will be unbearable. So we’re in the middle of rounding up alternative venues, including England and Sri Lanka, and will make a decision that works financially as well.

“UAE has been good for us results wise as well as financially. Sri Lanka gets us a decent crowd too but that’s slightly more expensive. And as we saw in 2010, people love to watch Pakistan play in England. And we have a few more options too.”
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England Are Unproven Number One's says Javed Miandad

Former Pakistan test batsman Javed Miandad has questioned England's status as the number one test side in the world after Pakistan defeated them inside three days win in the first test in UAE.

"I don't believe much in rankings because it doesn't give a clear picture of the team's overall performance in the world," Miandad said talking to ESPNCricinfo. "England is mainly the top side without playing in Asia and you must give credit to Pakistan that they have been playing with no home advantage and still they are winning. England are now the No. 1 team because they had the home advantage and never lost in their backyard." 

Pakistan won the first test by ten wickets after a brilliant bowling performance by star spinner Saeed Ajmal, the off spin wizard in the process took over England's Graeme Swann as the number one spinner in test cricket after replacing him in the third spot in the Test bowlers ranking.
The second test between the two sides starts on January the 25th.

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Saeed Ajmal Becomes The Best Ranked Spinner In The World

Pakistan's off spin wizard Saeed Ajmal became the world's best ranked spinner a day after guiding his side to a ten-wicket victory over the number one side in the world, England.

Ajmal, 34 took his career best figures of 7-55 in the first innings ended up taking his second ten-wicket haul in test cricket after adding three more to the tally in the second innings, which paved the way for Pakistan chasing a target of just 15 runs in the second innings.

Ajmal termed his top ranking as a "great honour."

"It's a great honour to be the best spinner in the world but performing in my team's win is always more important for me than anything else,"

The International Cricket Council (ICC) added: "Ajmal earned 117 ratings points for his magnificent bowling performance, now has England's second-ranked James Anderson firmly within his sights who has 37 more ratings points."
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Shahid Afridi Will Play In The Bangladesh Premier League

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi will feature in the Bangladesh Premier League if his side the Dhaka Gladiators qualify for the semi finals of the tournament, as announced by the BPL franshise.

There have been suggestions that the Pakistan all rounder won't be able to feature in the tournament because of his commitments with the Pakistan national side, who are playing England in UAE. But the Gladiators today confirmed today that Afridi will play for the side provided they reach the semi-final which is scheduled on the 28th of February.

“It has been observed that there is confusion with Dhaka Gladiator’s foreign cricketer, Shahid Afridi’s availability for the first edition of Bangladesh Premier League,” the Gladiators announced in a media release on Friday.

“This is to inform all that it has always been mentioned by the BPL Governing Body that Afridi will be only available on February 28 and 29 and the Dhaka franchise was well aware of the situation.

“The former Pakistan skipper not being available for BPL 2012 is only a rumour as both Afridi and his agent have confirmed about his presence for Dhaka Gladiators on the mentioned dates,” said the statement.
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BCCI.TV | Live Cricket Streaming Online

The Board of Control For Cricket In India has launched a brilliant program for fans to show live cricket streaming of all the matches of team India on its official website BCCI.TV. 

The stream will be live for viewers outside India, but for Indian users the stream will be five minutes behind the normal TV transmission, but despite it it's a brilliant initiative by the BCCI, as the streaming experience is very smooth and without any lag whatsoever.

The BCCI live stream showed all the matches of England's tour to India and also showed the complete series between the West Indies and India, but it's not showing the current on going series taking place between Australia and India due to some reason.

Here's the link to the live stream of the BCCI: BCCI Live Cricket Stream.
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Saeed Ajmal 7-55 v England Video Highlights

Off spin wizard Saeed Ajmal took seven wickets for 55 runs as Pakistan put England in a spin to reduce the number one test side on just 192 on the first day of the Dubai Test. England decided to bat after winning the toss but the Pakistan attack kept taking wickets regularly and reduced England to 43 for 5, it was wicket keeper Matt Prior who dropped the Anchor and batted well alongside the tail to give England a rather respectable 192 runs total. Pakistan ended they day on 42-0, exactly 150 behind England's first innings total.

But the day belong to spinner Saeed Ajmal who took a career best seven wickets in the innings, English batsmen had no answer to Ajmal's off spin and the doosra.

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Pakistan vs England Ist Test | Live Streaming

Pakistan vs England Ist Test Dubai, 2012: Even though England are currently the number one ranked test team it will be as bigger a test for them as it will be for Pakistan. Despite being number one and being dominant at home and in Australia, England have generally been poor in Asian conditions. On the other hand Pakistan who had a very successful year where they didn't lose a test know that they faced rather mediocre sides and England will be their first real test to prove that they really are a side on the rise.

Pakistan's tour to England in 2010 ended badly, three of their players were involved in a match fixing scandal and are now serving an ICC ban and are currently in prison in UK. The tour also saw some heated verbals and even a physical confrontation between Pakistan pacer Wahab Riaz and English batsman Jonathan Trott, pacer Wahab is part of the current squad too.

Team News:
England (probable) 1 Andrew Strauss (capt), 2 Alastair Cook, 3 Jonathan Trott, 4 Kevin Pietersen, 5 Ian Bell, 6 Eoin Morgan, 7 Matt Prior (wk), 8 Stuart Broad, 9 Graeme Swann, 10 James Anderson, 11 Chris Tremlett

Pakistan (probable) 1 Mohammad Hafeez, 2 Taufeeq Umar, 3 Azhar Ali, 4 Younis Khan, 5 Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), 6 Asad Shafiq, 7 Adnam Akmal (wk), 8 Abdur Rehman, 9 Umar Gul, 10 Saeed Ajmal, 11 Wahab Riaz

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South Africa vs Sri Lanka Ist ODI Live Streaming Online

South Africa vs Sri Lanka Ist ODI 2012 Live Streaming: Before the series started no one gave Sri Lanka a chance and Sotuh Africa were favorites for a white wash and that's how it began in the first test, but the Lankans to their credit pulled up a shock victory in the second test which surprised many before finally surrendering the series in the third.

Match Start Time: 12:30 GMT
Venue: Paarl

But now as we move on the shorter format of the game the teams are a lot more closely matches than they were in tests, in terms of ODI rankings it will be third (South Africa) against 4th (Sri Lanka), the ODI series will also see the inclusion of probably Sri Lanka's best bowler at the moment Lasith Malinga.

Another change for Sotuh Africa will be the absence of Graeme Smith as captain, AB de Villiers has now taken over the responsibility of the ODI captaincy, the middle order batsman also keeps wickets for South Africa in the limited overs game.

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Paul Scholes Rejoins Manchester United

Paul Scholes has rejoined Manchester United and will play for United for the remainder of the season after taking back his retirement after a request from manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

He is on the bench for Manchester United's FA cup match against Manchester City.

Sir Alex Ferguson said: "It’s fantastic that Paul has made this decision. It’s always sad to see great players end their careers, but especially so when they do it early.

"But he has kept himself in great shape and I always felt that he had another season in him. It’s terrific to have him back."

Paul Scholes added: "I’ve been pretty clear since I stopped playing that I miss it. I’m delighted the manager feels I can still make a contribution to the team and I’m looking forward to playing my part in trying to bring more success to this great club.”
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7 Most Popular Live Cricket Streaming Websites

The 7 Most Popular Live Cricket Streaming Websites: Cricket is a sport that is watched by millions of people around the globe, it may not be as popular as Football but it certainly has it's share of support. South Asia countries India and Pakistan alone  have about 1.3b cricket crazy fans.

Due to the fact that cricket is a long game as ODI's last from 5-6 hours at least and tests go on for 5 days 7-8 hours a days you can't always keep up with the game on TV, so online cricket streaming is really popular because it makes it convenient to follow the sport anywhere.

Here I have compiled a list of some of the most popular live cricket streaming websites:

1.Crictime: is undoubtedly the most famous live cricket streaming website, the site attracts millions of hits everyday and it's rating goes through the roof during major tournaments. It telecasts about 3,4 live games at once from domestic matches to international games.

2. Webcric: Webcric is another popular cricket streaming site, it has an Alexa rank of around 15,000 like crictime it has different servers and shows more than one games at once.

3.KhanTv: Khantv is relatively a new website to watch cricket online but it is gaining popularity quickly thanks to a flawless and without lag online cricket experience.

4.TVKorner: Tvkorner is one of the best upcoming live cicket websites, although it doesn't telecast every match but the matches it telecasts have quality streams with high quality video and no lag at all.

5. BCCI Official Website: The Board of Control for Cricket in India BCCI official website is the best place to watch live cricket streaming of matches involving India, the official streaming is available in both high and low quality for users and is flawless.

6. CricPk: Cricketpk is a new website for live cricket streaming and it only shows matches involving Pakistan Cricket team, it has five different servers, although the downside is that matches are telecasted with a gap of about four/five seconds from live coverage.

7. Cricinfo: And to keep yourself updates with the live ball by ball text commentary and much more you can always rely on ESPN's Cricinfo the number one cricket related website on the web.
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Muhammad Aamir To Be Released Later This Month

Convicted Pakistan fast bowler Muhammad Aamir is likely to be released later this month as reported by Pakistani News Channel Express News. Th 19-year old was serving his 6 month sentence in Feltham Young Offenders Institution will be released on half bail on account of his good behavior.

Aamir was sentenced to jail along with ex Captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Muhammad Asif but due to his young age he served time at the Feltham Young Offenders Institution. Aamir is also suspended by the ICC from any sort of cricket for five years.

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What happened to

What happened to Firstrowsports is a live sports streaming website, the site went down on January 02, during peak hours apparently due to a server problem. The site displays a message that they will be back in a few hours as of now.

The site admins updated the users about the problem on their Facebook page:
Here's the tweet just after the problem started: " For now we know that we don't know nothing so is need to wait "

They later updated the page with this status: " People forget the ICE this is a server problem servers like computers have problems nothing last forever so is need to wait until we fix it. We will be back in 24 hours "

Millions of users use the site to watch sports online and are currently facing trouble missing out on their favorite games so I have compiled a list of sites similar to FirstRowSports.

So you can check the post Alternatives to FirstRowSports if you are in need of some resources similar to the site to watch live sports.

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FirstRowSports Alternatives | Sites Similar to FirstRow

Firstrowsports is a live streaming site alot like Myp2p used to be until it was blocked, the site provides live streaming of sports matches. It used to provide live streaming for free but off late they started charging users in some countries.

The site provides streaming for football matches, American football, NFL, Boxing, UFC and Baseball as well, streams are updated daily and schedule is made available in advance, on January 02, 2011 the site went down, displaying a message that it will be closed for 24 hours after which it will be back.

Here are a few alternatives to in case you want to watch sports online:

1. Wiziwig TV : Wiziwig, the new MyP 2P. Wiziwig brings you many live football matches. Watch live and free football on your pc. The best and most complete football tv listings.

2. LS Hunter : Has live stream links for football, basketball, baseball, motor sports, rugby and more.

3. Free Football: Offers many matches including UEFA Champions League, Friendlies, UEFA Europa League and all European and International football leagues. Has also a section for other sports including Cricket or US Sports like Baseball, American Football, Baseball and Basketball.

4. VipBox: Watch Premier League, Serie A, Bundesliga, La Liga live football streaming , Live NFL NBA MLB NHL streaming ,Six Nations Three Nations and other leagues.

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