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Thursday, March 15, 2007

Cricket World Cup Watch Live

This is specially for Cricket lovers....After desparate effort, finally i found a link to watch Online cricket Streaming for ICC world Cup 2007. There are lots of options, if you try searching in yahoo...specially in yahoo answers.
This is the link
ICC world Cup Live Streaming . This link is Courtsey of Rahul Reghunathan and all it needs is Windows Media Player and Internet Explorer to stream live cricket matches. Streaming is really good for a free service.
My indian friends got a cable connection by paying $200, but the thing is I dont have time to go with them to watch it....also i dont think they wanna watch Sri lankan matches only if the match is between Sri Lanka and India. Definetly if Sri Lanka selected for semi finals (No doubt) I wanna see it on the cable TV.
U can see more options on this link...there are over 25 ONLINE steraming links listed in this site ICC Online steaming 25 links. In yahoo answers you can find more options for Online streaming.
Hope u'll enjoy the Cricket Summer........b my guest........
cheers Sri Lankan Cricket...........

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Bob Woolmer's death stuns cricket world: Cricinfo staff

March 18, 2007

Bob Woolmer was found unconscious in his hotel room © Martin Williamson

A pall of gloom fell over the World Cup following the death of Bob Woolmer, the Pakistan coach, in hospital in Jamaica on Sunday, hours after he was found unconscious on the floor of his hotel room. He was 58.

Tributes poured in from across the cricketing world, where Woolmer was known as an innovative coach and a scholar of the game. The Pakistan team, already eliminated from the World Cup on Saturday, said it would play its final match, against Zimbabwe, on Wednesday as scheduled.

"We've been speaking to the doctors and they think it is either stress or a heart attack," Russell Woolmer told South African radio from Cape Town. "There was a lot of stress in his job and it may have been stress that caused it. We're all very shocked and we don't know what to do."

The news of Woolmer's death was announced by Pervez Mir, Pakistan's media manager, a couple of hours after it first became known that he had been taken ill. "Bob Woolmer has passed away. I am speaking from the hospital and all the team management is also at the hospital. Doctors have pronounced him dead. Bob has passed away and it is very shocking news to all of the team and the team management.

"Bob's family and wife were informed by the management about his condition when he was brought to hospital", Mir said, adding that Woolmer's wife was on her way from South Africa.

Mir's statement added that there would be a coroner's inquest and, in keeping with Jamaican law, an autopsy to determine the cause of death. Woolmer, a diabetic, was found unconscious on his hotel-room floor at around 10.45am after team officials grew concerned that they had not seen him since the previous evening. Mir said he had blood on him and there was vomit on the walls.

Karl Angell, director of communication for the Jamaica Constabulary Force, said Woolmer was pronounced dead by doctors at the University Hospital of the West Indies in Kingston, where he had been rushed to, at 12.14pm on Sunday.

Woolmer's death comes less than 24 hours after Pakistan were knocked out of the World Cup following their defeat by Ireland. After the match, Woolmer spoke of the pressures of coaching. "Doing it internationally, it takes a toll on you," he said. "The endless travelling and the non-stop living out of hotels.

"I am deeply hurt and cannot tell you how it is going to affect me," Woolmer told AFP late on Saturday after the Ireland defeat, saying he would answer more questions on email later in the week.

Mir said Pakistan would still play their final World Cup group match on Wednesday. "The Pakistan team will continue its participation in the tournament. We are due to play Zimbabwe and we will play that match," Mir told AFP by telephone from Jamaica. "Obviously the boys are extremely sad, they are very distrurbed, they are shocked, but the boys have to play the match and they will."