The 'Pink Ball' Test between India and Pakistan at the Eden Garden in Kolkata, created a lot of buzz. But did this attention translate into good views on television? Probably not.A look at the television viewership data collated by BARC (Broadcast Audience Research Council) shows that it is limited-overs cricket that is invoking more consumer interest than the traditional Test matches.During week 46, which is between November 9 to 15, the 3rd T20 International between India and Bangladesh on Star Sports 1 Hindi recorded 1,59,80,000 impressions.Close A week later - between November 14 and November 22 - India played two Test matches with Bangladesh. One was in Indore and the other in Kolkata. related news Priyam Garg to lead India at U-19 World Cup as selectors name 15-member squad EPL: Iheanacho's last-gasp strike gives Leicester win over Everton EPL: Everton's commitment levels cannot be questioned, says Silva India secured victory in both the games but television viewership … [Read more...] about The Pink Ball Test: Did the hype translate into better viewership?
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Samsung has launched two foldable smartphones already and is reportedly working on the third one. Both the foldable smartphones, the Galaxy Fold and the Galaxy W20 5G, are priced near the sub- $2,000 mark. According to a new report, the third foldable smartphone would be priced significantly lower than the Galaxy Fold.Samsung’s Motorola Razr-like foldable smartphone may be priced at 1 million WON, according to The Korean Herald. This, when roughly converted, would be Rs 60,100 in India. The rumoured price tag is far cheaper than the Galaxy Fold, which retails in India for Rs 1,64,999. The price is even lower than the recently-launched Motorola Razr, which has been priced at $1,500, and Samsung's own Galaxy Note 10+.The clamshell foldable flip smartphone is rumoured to be launched as the Galaxy Fold 2. However, some reports suggest that the foldable smartphone could be a trimmed down version of the Galaxy Fold. It would have a vertically-foldable design like the recently launched … [Read more...] about Samsung’s new foldable flip smartphone could be priced lesser than Galaxy Note 10+
It was a London club yet again dominating the headlines in the league as Arsenal sacked Unai Emery as its coach on November 29. With a string of disappointing results, Arsenal board decided that it was time for Emery to go and they appointed club legend Freddie Ljungberg as the caretaker manager. Ljungberg’s first assignment was an away fixture against Norwich as the Gunners looked to get back to winning ways.Sitting at top of the table and unbeaten in the league so far, Liverpool were at home at Anfield this weekend as they welcomed Brighton and Hover Albion.In the chasing pack, Champions Manchester City travelled to St James’ park to face Newcastle United to keep pace with Liverpool. Chelsea—enjoying their time under Frank Lampard were at Stamford bridge as the hosted struggling West Ham United for a London Derby.Close And the weekend closed with a showdown at Old Trafford between Manchester United and Aston Villa. related news Hot Stocks: Nifty … [Read more...] about On the Ball podcast| EPL Gameweek 14 Highlights: Newcastle hold City for a draw, West Ham stun Chelsea and Arsenal start afresh under Ljungberg
December is upon us and the teams in the Premier League will have a busy time as the matches will come thick and fast. The first round of matches of December start with mid-week games from November 4.Gameweek 15 of the league promises to a mouthwatering one. Tottenham Hotsupur travel to Old Trafford as they take on Manchester United. There will lot of excitement in the theater of dreams as it will see return of Jose Mourinho, but this time as Spurs' manager. Mourinho has so far not been beaten in his new role. The Portuguese had a bitter sweet time at Old Trafford where he enjoyed considerable success with the Red Devils but was eventually sacked. United's current manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær is under considerable pressure following a string of disappointing results. Stakes are high for the two teams and their bosses. This match promises to be thriller.Table-toppers and so far unbeaten in the league Liverpool gear up to welcome their cross town rival Everton in the Mersyside derby. … [Read more...] about On the Ball podcast | EPL gameweek 15 preview: Mourinho returns at Old Trafford and Liverpool gear up for Merseyside derby
Ahead of gameweek 14 of English Premier League the big news again comes from the city of London. Arsenal have sacked Unai Emery as the coach and appointed fans' favourite Freddie Ljungberg as interim coach. Ljungberg's first assignment will be to guide the Gunners to a win against Norwich City.Table toppers Liverpool will look to defend their unbeaten run in the Premier League against Brighton at Anfield. Manchester City and Chelsea will look to keep pace with the Reds as they take on Newcastle United and West Ham United respectively. Tottenham Hotspur's new manager Jose Mourinho will face Eddie Howe's Bournemouth.In this episode of On the Ball podcast, Moneycontrol's Dustin Yarde and Prakhar Sachdeo discuss the sacking of Emery and possible contenders for the top job and the Emirates Stadium. The two also preview all the big matches from gameweek 14 of the league and give you their picks for Fantasy Premier League.Close Tune into On the Ball podcast to know … [Read more...] about On the Ball podcast | EPL gameweek 14 preview: With Emery gone what’s next for Arsenal; Aguero injury forces Man City rethink and more