PUMA Cricket News Archive

November 2012

  • Aaron Finch and the PUMA Platinum 5000 bat

    Aaron Finch and the PUMA Platinum 5000 bat

    November 02, 2012

    Aaron ‘Finchy’ Finch is one of Australia’s most promising middle order batsman. His aggressive nature has been known to rattle every bowler he’s faced. Finchy represented his country in the 2006 Under-19 Cricket World Cup and had a good show there. Right after, he was supposed to debut against India, but the match – to his and our disappointment was washed out.

October 2012

  • Matthew Wade and the PUMA Pulse 5000 WK gloves

    Matthew Wade and the PUMA Pulse 5000 WK gloves

    October 22, 2012

    Australian wicket keeper/batsman, Matthew Wade, isn’t just any ordinary cricketer. ‘Wadey’ has been turning heads in both domestic and international cricket since he represented Australia in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup. 

  • Brendon Mcculum using the Pulse 5000 bat

    Brendon Mcculum using the Pulse 5000 bat

    October 17, 2012

    Puma ambassador Brendon Mcculum had a great time scoring lots of quick runs at the recent T20 Championships wielding his Pulse 5000 bat 

  • The Strangest Places to play Cricket

    The Strangest Places to play Cricket

    October 16, 2012

    We’ve all played Cricket in our streets and backyards. For some people however, the game just wasn’t extreme enough. 

  • Milestones galore!

    Milestones galore!

    October 03, 2012

    T20 has always been considered as ‘Cricket for the masses’ & the players have never failed to provide them entertainment. Be it Brendon McCullum – who commentators suspect bats with ‘magic wood’ – or Ajantha Mendis who adds a sense of mystery to spin bowling, every player brings something special to the table in those 20 overs.

  • Whats Your Celebratory Style?

    Whats Your Celebratory Style?

    October 03, 2012

    Celebrations have been part of cricket for a long time; it’s one of the few ways to display your aggression & celebrate. From Saurav Ganguly taking his shirt off after India’s NatWest win to Shane Warne celebrating his 700th wicket, every celebration is remembered.  

September 2012

  • Sarah Taylor wins T20 award!

    Sarah Taylor wins T20 award!

    September 21, 2012

    Back in 2004, the ICC introduced the Player of the Year award to celebrate outstanding performances by cricketers on an annual basis. The ceremony was a chance to recognize & acknowledge the cream of World cricketing talent and it’s been going strong ever since. 

  • The 8 Year Old Baby

    The 8 Year Old Baby

    September 20, 2012

    What do you do when your product suffers from a dwindling audience? You diversify! And that’s exactly what Stuart Robertson, Marketing Manager of the ECB suggested in 2001. Despite staunch opposition from 7 out of the 18 county teams, the proposal for a 20 – over format was approved. The ECB did however give the counties the liberty to attract crowds however they wished to – whether it was through Music or even cheaper tickets – as long as there were no cheerleaders! 

  • Yuvi's top 12 cricket moments...

    Yuvi's top 12 cricket moments...

    September 12, 2012

    The year was 2000. In only his first innings against an Australian attack spearheaded by Glen McGrath and Brett Lee, Yuvraj – yet to turn 19, took his cue from Sachin Tendulkar and scored a blistering 84 off 80 balls to ensure the Indians posted an imposing total. India went on to win that match with Yuvraj orchestrating Michael Bevan’s run-out as well as catching Ian Harvey off Venkatesh Prasad’s bowling.