The last edition of the Champions Trophy witnessed a dramatic incarnation. Despite rains regularly disrupting games, the series did not lose interest with fans cheering for their respective home teams. In the end, the world champions and the team currently ranked number one in the ODI, Team India, were the winners of the last edition of this tournament.
After the Champions Trophy, the world champions once again proved their worth by conquering the Celkon Trophy in the West Indies.
Despite losing two consecutive matches, the Indian team made a comeback and grabbed the trophy. Looking back on the series, the team looked for a fix without their captain Mahindra Singh Dhoni in a few matches. In the absence of cool captain Dhoni, ViratKohli made sure he grabbed the headlines for his skills as a captain.
With a 1: 1 win-lose ratio, Kohli impressed a few but has always been criticized as an immature captain for his demeanor and skills in managing the team under pressure situations. However, he ensured that India reached the final from which India’s top captain Dhoni took over. Scoring 15 points in the last stint in a rodent finisher, Dhoni once again proved why he is one of the best finishers in the game. Post which former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly hailed Dhoni as one of the best ODI players in the history of the game.
However, the biggest problem with this series was not the weather but the time of the match broadcast in the subcontinent. Cricket fanatics have faced lag issues since the match was broadcast late at night. Most of the fans struggled to stay awake until late at night to watch the entire game.
In such situations, viewers who had set-top boxes recorded their matches while others decided to go online and watch the matches from the sports channel portals. needs of their customers and capture web space. Popular newspapers have always been careful not to lag behind in the race. Newspapers constantly ensure that their sports content reaches their audiences before the TV channels are broadcast live.
So, the next time someone asks you what the current sports news is, just ask them to watch online news channels and other popular sites.