Jignesh Pandya to spend $2.4 billion on 8 U.S. cricket stadiums

Jignesh Pandya to spend $2.4 billion on 8 U.S. cricket stadiums

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Indian-American cricket enthusiast and businessman Jignesh Pandya announced he plans to build eight cricket stadiums across the U.S., which will cost an estimated $2.4 billion, to help professionalize the sport in the states. The Gujarat-born real estate developer wants to see stadiums go up in New York, New Jersey, Washington ..

Watch what happens when Liam Thomas looses his prosthetic leg on the cricket field

Watch what happens when Liam Thomas looses his prosthetic leg on the cricket field

NEW YORK (Diya TV) — English cricketer Liam Thomas made definition of remaining calm and collected after losing his prosthetic leg while playing in the final of a tournament for people with physical disability in Dubai last week. The 22-year-old played for the England Physical Disabilities team in a match against Pakistan back on Oct. 24 ..

Max Walker dies, aged 68, after 34-Test career with Australian cricket team

Max Walker dies, aged 68, after 34-Test career with Australian cricket team

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Legendary Australian Test cricketer Max Walker died Wednesday, after a successful career as an international bowler and commentator of the sport. Walker became a high-profile author, media personality and public speaker after an eight-year run with the Australian cricket team. He made his Test debut in 1973 and took 138 wickets in ..

A Tale of Two Cities: When stars become Gods

A Tale of Two Cities: When stars become Gods

MOHALI, INDIA (Diya TV) If you’ve followed Indian cricket, then you know there has been one “God” – Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin epitomized the “Mumbai school of batting”, and he was it’s finest specimen – perfect technique as every shot always seemed to find improbable gaps all around the wicket and the propensity to score the big centuries. Sachin was the ..

Pakistan advised not play World T20 match against India in Dharamsala

Pakistan advised not play World T20 match against India in Dharamsala

DHARAMSALA, India (Diya TV) — Former International Cricket Council chief Ehsan Mani has advised the Pakistani Cricket Board to skip their World Twenty20 match against India in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh on March 19. Mani’s advice was provided in response to what he believes are recent threats from state authorities. “I would advise the PCB to take ..

The Asia Cup: Two early wins for India

The Asia Cup: Two early wins for India

Bangladesh, (Diya TV) After their recent success against Australia in the T20 format, India continues to juggernaut through the Asia Cup with comprehensive victories against the host nation, Bangladesh and then Pakistan. The new-look Indian team with a mix of veterans (Yuvraj Singh, Ashish Nehra) and youngsters (Hardik Pandya) is a force to be reckoned ..