Follow every catch, every six on the cool IE9 powered Yahoo! Cricket

For a cricket crazy nation with 1.2 billion cricketholics who eat, drink and breathe cricket, Internet Explorer 9 presents a unique opportunity of getting a quicker, richer web experience on Yahoo! Cricket through the unique ‘Cricket Tab’.

Microsoft India today announced a partnership between Internet Explorer 9 and Yahoo! Cricket which allows you to view latest match scores, team information, photographs, videos and a lot more, at your fingertips just a click away.

Imagine sitting at office working on a boring presentation while our Men in Blue are battling it out at Lords. Well you can catch all the nail biting action on your laptop screen which is just a click away with your own ‘Cricket Tab’. With the advantage of Internet Explorer 9 and Windows 7, you can easily create this ‘Cricket Tab’ – by simply dragging and pinning the Yahoo! Cricket website icon onto your taskbar.  Now every time you want to be updated about the next move that MS Dhoni’s boys made on the pitch, you don’t have to waste your time to type the website URL, simply click on the cool ‘Cricket Tab’ on the taskbar and jump to your window of the online cricket world.

Announcing the partnership, Senthilkumar Sundaram, Director – Internet Explorer, Microsoft India said:

For a nation where cricket is a religion, this partnership will give cricketholics the best of both worlds – an enhanced and richer web experience with Internet Explorer 9 and the most updated and interesting content from Yahoo! Cricket. We are focused to make the web a richer, cooler and faster experience for our consumers with Internet Explorer 9 and with this association we hope to take their online cricket experience on Yahoo! Cricket to the next level.

What’s more, thanks to the Jump List feature on Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 9 you can directly go the page within the Yahoo! Cricket site – whether to check out the latest match scores, know what’s in the news about your favorite batsman, or watch a video of that nearly-happened run out – by merely right clicking on your ‘Cricket Tab’ on the taskbar and choosing the page you want to visit. So, all you need to do embark yourself on this cricket crazy journey is to simply download Internet Explorer 9 from – and keep abreast with all the exciting updates from and off the field by clicking on your ‘Cricket Tab’.

Regarding the association, Mr. I. M.Swaminathan, Director, Consumer Product Marketing, Yahoo! India said:

Yahoo! and Microsoft are committed to deliver an innovative and engaging platform to online cricket consumers. This association is aimed at offering a compelling and unique experience to Indian cricket fans on Yahoo! Cricket. This will enable them to catch all the excitement of the game anywhere, anytime seamlessly.

With this latest association with Yahoo! Cricket, Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 now has partnerships with more than 80 of the most popular Indian websites to light up consumers’ online experiences. Globally, Internet Explorer 9 has received an extremely positive response from consumers and was downloaded 2.3 million times in just 24 hours of its global launch, and has already gained more than 12 percent usage share on Windows 7.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. He enjoys following and reporting Microsoft news and developments in the world of Personal Computing & Social Media.

One Comment

  1. Shailendra Singh Bais

    Won’t you think its bit late. As World Cup is over…

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