Cricket World Cup Brings Online Scammers Out To Hunt

The ICC cricket world cup 2011 brings golden opportunities for online scammers to fill their pockets with some extra cash, according to CricketNext.com. The cricket world cup isn’t just another event, after FIFA world cup and Olympics, it’s the most viewed sporting event. Manipulating its popularity, cyber scammers try to deceive internet users by false claims. They claim to distribute free tickets...
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Airtel And Uninor Join The Cricket Bandwagon With Special Offers

Last week, when we wrote about the various offers/promotions from telcos for the Cricket World Cup, we noted there was nothing substantial from Airtel’s side. Just yesterday, they announced a set of Cricket related services for their subscribers that included SMS, MMS, Video Alerts, Talk2Me with cricketers and experts, games  and applications. They also announced an ‘Airtel Cricket Contest’...
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Google Invites Cricket Fans To Help With The World Cup

Last week, we wrote about Yahoo and ICC launching the official website for the 2011 Cricket World Cup. In a post on its India Blog, the search giant has invited all cricket fans users to map each of the 13 venues where world cup matches will be held – using Google Map Maker.India, being as Cricket Crazy it is, the games are bound to see huge attendance. Many people going to stadiums will be...
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Watch Live Cricket World Cup (CWC) 2011 Videos On Your RCom Mobiles

Its still over 4 months to go for the coveted Cricket world cup 2011 to kick off but announcements of digital tie ups have started to pour in already. In the first of many series of such announcements to follow comes from Reliance Communications which is the ‘Global Partner’ for world cup 2011. At a preview of the trophy organized in mumbai it was announced by Reliance that it would be...
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Nike – Viral effect of a Cool Ad

I am sure you would have seen the latest Nike Ad, which captures the very essence and passion of cricket in India. It has been shot quite brilliantly, the back-ground score is awesome and the cricketers (Zaheer Khan and Sreesanth) for a change don’t hog the limelight. A search for the string: Nike India on youtube gave me a result page which had this Ad displayed 7 times. Total views till now:...
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Sulekha and Indiatimes world cup centric sites launched!

Ok i guess im tired of counting the number of crciket centric sites that have mushroomed over the last month or so! We have covered most of them. And finally (i hope finally) here are two more cricket centric channels that are lauched. Indiatimes.com has launched WorldCup.Indiatimes.com, a cricket site that will offer downloadable content in terms of scorecards, news tickers and alerts. Visitors...
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