Sri Lanka board settles outstanding wages of players : Colombo: Mar 16, 2012 Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has settled in full the outstanding wages of the nation's cricketers after almost a year after. The SLC said that it has cleared all outstanding dues of the cricketers, who were not paid since the end of last year's World Cup after the board ran into serious financial problems with a string of unpaid bills.
Cricket is an extremely popular game in India. India is known for cricket all over the world and cricket can be played in India at all levels. This is an important aspect to Indian culture because sports bring people together and allow people to have fun. This is interesting to me because I enjoy sports in America but wonder about foreign sports.
July 8, 1972, birth of India's most successful captain. Under Sourav Ganguly, the Indian cricket team started winning Test matches abroad consistently, something it hadn't managed to do for the first 60 odd years of its time as a Test playing nation. You can read more about the inspiring and combative 'Prince of Calcutta' by clicking on the picture.