RIO OLYMPICS 2016-India Salutes the Women Power -P.V. Sindhu & Sakshi Malik

The Cricket Way brings out the Journey of two women P.V. Sindhu & Sakshi Malik Interesting facts and figures and their journey to success in RIO OLYMPICS – 2016.

Short Introduction to the two women P.V. Sindhu & Sakshi Malik

P.V. Sindhu

P.V. Sindhu & Sakshi Malik

P.V. Sindhu

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu is an Indian professional badminton player. She is the first Indian woman to win a Olympic silver medal and is the fifth female Olympic medalist for India

Born: July 5, 1995 (age 21), Hyderabad
Height: 1.79 m
Coach: Pullela Gopichand
Education: St. Ann’s College for Women
Parents: P. V. Ramana, P. Vijaya

Sakshi Malik

P.V. Sindhu & Sakshi Malik

Sakshi Malik

Sakshi Malik is an Indian freestyle wrestler. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, she won the bronze medal in the 58 kg category, becoming the first Indian female wrestler to win a medal at the Olympics.

Born: September 3, 1992 (age 23), Rohtak
Height: 1.6 m
Weight: 64 kg
Parents: Sudesh Malik, Sukhbir Malik

Interesting facts and figures about the Badminton Girl & the Wrestler P.V. Sindhu & Sakshi Malik

  • The first Indian woman to win a silver medal in the Olympics.
  • Fourth Indian to win silver at the Olympics.
  • Became the Fifth woman player from India to win a medal in the history of Olympics.
  • Man behind Sindhu’s historic Victory , her coach , her mentor – P Gopichand (Former Indian Badminton Player)
  • Believe it or not , Sindhu was the top searched Indian athlete on the popular search Engine Google in the last three days before her final match in the RIO Olympics -2016.
  • Both Saina Nehwal  & P.V. Sindhu were coached by P. Gopichand . Both got medals in Olympics one bronze and the other Silver (bronze for Saina in Olympics- 2012).
  • Sindhu became the youngest Olympic medal winner for India in an Individual sport at the age of 21 . Saina Nehwal had won the bronze in 2012 when she was 22)
  • Both Saina & P.V. Sindhu were beaten by the current champion Spain’s Marin in global Major Finals .
  • Actor Amitabh Bachchan congratulated her and congratulated for her success.

About Sakshi Malik

  • At the age of 12, Sakshi was only the fourth girl to begin wrestling in Rohtak (Haryana,India).
  • 2010: By the age of 18, she had tasted victory at junior-level competitions. She won a Bronze at the 2010 Junior World Championships in the 59-kg category.
  • 2014: She first came to the international limelight after taking home the Gold at the Dave Schultz International Wrestling Tournament (60-kg).
  • July-August 2014: Her professional international career began with a silver medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, courtesy two 4-0 bouts.
  • September 2014: She crashed out in the Quarterfinal at the World Wrestling Championships in Tashkent. But not before beating her Senegalese opponent 4-1 in the Round of 16.
  • May 2015: Then on to the Senior Asian Wrestling Championships in Doha, where she won the Bronze.
  • July 2016: She won 60-kg Bronze at the Spanish Grand Prix.



Gifts and Cash reward flows for the Badminton Girl – P.V. Sindhu after her win in the RIO-Olympics 2016 . 

  1. Telengana Government has announced a cash award of Rs – 1 Crore.
  2. Government may also give her Land as a gift of what is did in Rio – Olympics 2016 , bringing joy and good name to the State and after all the Country.
  3. President of District Badminton Association will gift her a brand new BMW car .
  4. Badminton Association of India will gift her Rs 20 Lakh.
  5. The All India Football Federation will also award her with Rs 5 Lakh.
  6. Madhya Pradesh Government also announced a reward of Rs 50 Lakh.
  7. Vijayawada-based top jewellery showroom chain will sign up Sindhu as their brand ambassador.
  8. Mahindra & Mahindra will gift one of their famous Car’s probably an SUV of her choice to Sindhu.
  9. Many Real Estate developers will gift her residential flats to promote their Brands.

Gifts & Cash award/ reward flows for the Wrestler Girl- Sakshi Malik. 

  • Haryana Government had announced Rs 6 crore for Olympics gold medalist, Rs 4 crore for silver and Rs 2.5 crore for bronze winners.
  • Under the Sports Ministry’s Special Awards Scheme she will also get Rs 20 Lakh.
  • Railway Ministry will give her Rs 60 Lakh.
  • Indian Olympics Association had also announced that it would award Rs 50 lakh to a gold medal winner, Rs 30 lakh for a silver winner and Rs 20 lakh for a bronze medalist.
  • Superstar Salman Khan, who is also a goodwill ambassador of the Indian contingent at the Rio Games, has also promised a cheque of Rs 1,01,000 for all the athletes who took part in the Olympics.
  • Air India has offered 2 free Business Class tickets to Sakshi Malik. Flights between any destinations in the world. Malik, winner of India’s first Olympic medal in RIO-2016(Brazil), said that she chose sports as a profession so she could fly.


Resource Courtesy: The Hindu, The Famous Wikipedia, Indian Express,



MS Dhoni’s Biopic Movie- “M.S.Dhoni – The Untold Story” release date.

M S Dhoni’s Biopic movie release date is out , the movie M.S.Dhoni – The Untold Story will be released on 30th September 2016. The first poster of the movie was out in the year 2014 and since then it took almost 2 years for the movie to be done. The Official trailer of the movie was out in August this year .

Some of the Movie Posters & The Movie Trailer- MS Dhoni- The Untold Story



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Brett Lee’s debut Bollywood film “UnIndian” release date- 19th August


You would be Interested to know who is “BRETT LEE” ( Though 90% or more know who is he)

As per famous Wikipedia.

“Brett Lee is a former Australian international cricketer, Channel Nine cricket commentator and film actor. During his international career, Lee was recognised as one of the two fastest bowlers in the world of cricket along with Shoaib Alhtar”


Australian fast bowler Brett Lee’s debut film UnIndian co-starring Tannishtha Chatterjee release date is out now. It will release India-wide on August 19th.

Shooting of the Film started in October,2014 and it lasted till the April of 2015. The movie was also screened at the 69th Cannes Film Festival.

Brett Lee


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“Harsha Bhogle”- One of the best things ever happened to the game of Cricket.

Yes , one of the best ever thing which has happened to the game of Cricket is that it got Harsha Bhogle, who himself is not a professional Cricketer. I am a big fan of this great personality. I don’t know if he ever reads this post of mine or not , and gives some of his comments to this post of mine as his autograph to me (That’s my wish , which will definitely come true one day.) Today I am going to write & tell you all about this great Cricket commentator. You would be amazed to know that he’s one of the very few cricket commentators who’ve never played cricket at that level. Harsha Bhogle is the only one with no real background in cricket. However, he’s knowledgeable, great with stats and presents very logical and balanced views.

Harsha Bhogle

Harsha Bhogle

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Who will win the UEFA Euro 2016 Final? -The Cricket Way Exclusive Report

Finally the time has come . Long wait is over . It’s the title match between France and Portugal which one could have never imagined . But that’s true . Yes it’s the Euro 2016 Finals between the Host France vs Portugal.



Main Highlights and Interesting Facts about the EURO 2016 Finals:

  • Euro 2016 Final Match Time – Monday 11/07  12:30 AM. or Sunday night 00:30 Hrs.
  • The Teams – France VS Protugal
  • TV Channels which will broadcast the Euro 2016 Finals – Sony Six & Sony ESPN.
  • Earlier History – Head to Head France vs Portugal.–  Total Matches Played 24, France won 18 , Portugal won 5 , Draw 1
  • Cool Performance in EUROS – France- Winners in 1984 & 2000 , Portugal- Runners up in 2004
  • EURO- 2016 Final Match Venue- Stade De France.

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Entrepreneurship Off the Fields- Cricketers who are also the founders of these Ventures !

Apart from playing in the fields , did you know what these Cricketers are doing ? They are also the founders of the Business Ventures which they started to earn their living, I should say Cricketer Entrepreneurs . After their successful playing career, what are the options which are open for them? Is it to become a Coach , or to become a successful commentator, or to opt for a career of a match referee? but the options are very few . But the Indian cricketers have opted other options apart from these Cricket related stuff.

Have a quick look at these Cricketer Entrepreneurs as to  who is doing what apart from earning the Match Fees 



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New T20 tournament -“Mini IPL” is going to be held in September – 2016 !!

All the cricket fans , here is a good news for all of you who all are waiting for the next big cricket event- Yes a short format of the IPL – mini IPL (shorter format of IPL) is here. BCCI has announced that the mini IPL will be held this year around September . This tournament will be held Overseas. Chances are it could be held in US or UAE. Now all the fans would be able to enjoy two IPL’s in a year.

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Mini IPL


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Did you really know all this about the multi talented, all rounder Cricketer Sportsperson ? -AB de Villiers

Please Read carefully what ever I am going to write about this personality in below lines . I salute to this great living personality. Can I say he is the best batsman in the world , best cricketer in the world , great athlete , great footballer, great swimmer , badminton champion and what not ???.  No I am not talking about Sachin Tendulkar or Justin Timberlake or Hugh Laurie or Elon Musk. I am talking about the South African Cricket player – AB de Villiers -(Abraham Benjamin de Villiers).  Born in Feb 17, 1984 ,sometimes people call him by his nick names Superman, AB , Mr 360 degree. Many people only know AB de Villiers as a cricketer from South Africa who plays for the Royal Challenger Bangalore in IPL . So why am I over exaggerating about  AB de Villiers , have a look:

AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers

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Did you know ?- When is the next big cricket match – INDIA vs PAKISTAN?

What in the world of Cricket gives you goose bumps ? Yes of-course nothing else but the India vs Pakistan clash in the ground . So when is this next big cricket match ?Time has come when this nail biting event has occupied a next date . So mark your calendar & be prepared .


india vs pakistan


The ICC (International Cricket Council ) has declared the date for the INDIA vs PAKISTAN match for the next year’s Champions Trophy, which will be played in JUNE next year. And to add more to your excitement India & Pakistan are placed in the same pool or group of teams. ICC has done this deliberately or was it by chance that everybody knows ?

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Young Uttarakhand Cricket Players creating buzz all around in IPL-T20-2016!!

With the Cricket Fever all around with the IPL-T20-2016 going around, you must be watching your favorite players like the Kohli’s the Dohni’s & the Gails & the De Kocks  and other popular big names.



Oh but you must not have zeroed in to the players like Rishab Pant, Unmukt Chand , Pawan Negi etc…..????  Yes these are the Cricket Players from Uttarakhand who are creating buzz all around in Cricket IPl-T20-2016.  Here I bring about the laurel’s , they are adding to the world of Cricket & why they are creating News all around.




UttarakhandYoungCricketPlayers- Unmukt Chand, Pawan Negi, Rishab Pant (from left)

Unmukt Chand:  He is only 23 years of age  , this player was born in Kumaoni Rajput Family. Later he came and Studied in Delhi-NCR region. This awesome batsmen has played for Delhi Dare Devils, Rajasthan Royals , Mumbai Indians & North Zone Cricket Teams. He led the U-19 Cricket team in 2012 & his team won and lifted the cup defeating the Australian’s . Seems he is not playing in this IPL-9 edition .

Pawan Negi:  Again a 23 old player born in a Negi Family. He was born and bought up in Delhi. He Played for  Daredevils in the Indian Premier League in 2012 and 2013 and for Chennai Super Kings in 2014 and 2015 & this time he is again playing for Delhi Daredevils & You would be zapped to know that this awesome player was sold for a whopping amount of 8.50 Crores. He made his cricket debut for the International T20 match in Asia Cup in this year 2016, playing for India against the UAE team.

Rishab Pant :  This young player was born in Oct, 1997 in Haridwar city of Uttarakhand. He is an awesome Let handed / wicket keeper batsman. This young player for Sold for a whopping amount of Rs 1.9 Crores to Delhi DareDevils in IPL-2016 T20 Cricket. They say that this little champion player was Inspired by Adam Gilchrist of Australia to start his career in Cricket.