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Thursday, March 15, 2007

World Cup Prediction

World Cup has started and West Indies, Australia and kenya have won their matches. 2 more days to go for India's first match and there are creative forwards already doing the rounds. Predicting the winner is the in-thing to do now. I got the following as a forward.

Year 1981
1. Prince Charles got married
2. Liverpool crowned Champions of Europe
3. Australia lost the Ashes
4. Pope Died
2 years later India won the world Cup!!!

Year 2005
1. Prince Charles got married
2. Liverpool crowned Champions of Europe
3. Australia lost the Ashes
4. Pope Died

2 years later will India win the world Cup???? .........

Trivia -2

1982 Football World Cup won by Italy

1983 Cricket World Cup won by India

2006 Football World Cup won by Italy

2007 Cricket World Cup: INDIA ???


Blogger Vee Cee said...

The 1981-2005 thingy is pretty good, if fully true.
Also: The last time India won the World Cup, it prevented another team from winning 3 successive World Cups. This time also???

11:23 AM  
Blogger MLC said...

deepa, i totally enjoy one day matches but i'm not that crazy and don't follow the team like u do. and if someone like me can feel the need for india to win the WC, u're probably hvng sleepless nites over it!!

11:38 AM  
Blogger Me said...

VC & MLC:....vetti pasangala...poi velaiaa parangappa....:p

11:54 AM  
Blogger Vee Cee said...

me:idhudhaaney yen vaelai.

11:58 AM  
Blogger MLC said...

ME: u too brutaas! yenna vetti nu vc & anantha sonna seri coz they're yedhirkatchi pasanga! neenga yeppadi sollalaam? nenju vedikira maadhiri irukkeyyy:-(

VC: appo samayal & veetu velai;-)??

1:07 PM  
Blogger rads said...

that's ambitious to put it mildly ;-p

1:22 PM  
Blogger KK said...

arambichutaangala???? :)

3:11 PM  
Blogger The Visitor said...

PS: Hey Deepa - I recently stumbled across playback singer Chinmayi's blog and audioblog!

3:31 PM  
Blogger Ajay said...

pretty interesting stats those..
but meantime we got to wait till sat..

8:24 PM  
Blogger Ginkgo said...

aha...ivvlo research nadanthu irukka :-)
shd be a fun world cup...what with it being so open..
somehow I dont have the interest though..
lets see, some good performances, if possible by that old man of urs (tendulkar, who else;-) )...might make it worth the watch..:-D

10:12 PM  
Blogger ACE said...

I couldnt find any any pope who died in 1981. Pope Paul VI and John Paul I died in 1978 and John Paul II in 2005. Does the pope who died in 1981 have a name??

But still very interesting :)

Amzing how someone could think of linking these events... :)

10:56 PM  
Blogger Ginkgo said...

Thts the Pope death list...gosh never thought I wud do this :-)

11:30 PM  
Blogger Mahadevan said...

What a painstaking effort! The preponderence of probability is in India's favour. Can we add one or two more? In 1983, we defeated West Indies led by their greatest Batsman. Perhaps, in 2007 too we would defeat West Indies, to be led by their greatest batsman of the era. In 1983, Mohinder Amarnath, known for his batting prowess, was the Man of the match both in the Semi finals and final, for his bowling. In 2007, Yuvaraj Singh, again known for his batting prowess, may become the man of the match by bagging a few wickets. He has already shown the lead by taking 4 wickets.

3:57 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Deeps, u better start writing ur sachin posts soon :)


8:52 AM  
Blogger Me too said...

Nostradamus onnum sollipottu pogaliya?

9:41 AM  
Blogger I said...

remember the bombay v new orleans email fwd? India will lose in the final to pakistan by one run and tendulkar will be given out lbw when he actually inside egded it.

4:30 PM  
Blogger Me said...

...metoo...nostradamus ellatha pathiyum sollitu cup mudinja approm dhan avar enna sonnaru nradhu infer panna wait pls....

4:33 PM  
Blogger Rajesh said...

WI was on a hat-trick, Now Aussies are. A year before the cup Gavaskar was stripped off his captaincy - Ganguly was too.
What ever brings home the cup. Even if it means that the PM will be assasinated next year. Just kidding. I love MMS.

1:41 AM  
Blogger Vee Cee said...

imsai: LOL!

2:19 AM  
Blogger Rajesh said...

First round exit?

5:29 PM  
Blogger Anusha Parthasarathy said...


I am sure you have seen the India match...Still believe Indian Team will win World Cup?

7:26 PM  
Blogger Oracle said...

I think India has as much chances as Pakistan :)

11:49 PM  
Blogger Deepa said...

VC, I dont remember how we started the campaign in 1983 though.
mlc, I put an extra effort into acting like a person that doesn't care beyond a point.:-)
Me, enna ba NEE sollara ipdi?;-)
That true rads. Its this optimism thats generating so many sponsors, I would say.
KK, unga pangu ku, you can also discover some coincidences like 83 was an odd number and so is '07.
SK, I went to that blog thru thennavan's long time ago. whattonameit right?
Ajay, today is sunday and you say.....?
Ginks, yaara paatthu oldman sonna?Oooiii...
Ace, thats true. Definitely amazing.
Mahadevan Sir, I've not seen anyone who reposes so much faith in Yuvraj as a bowler. I hope he lives upto your expectations.
Anon Deepa, over-use pannina the effect would be nullified. With power comes responsibility...;-)
MT, Nostradamus, Linda Goodman, Ma Prem ellam ippo help panna maattaanga.
Me, LOL. Thats funny.
I, andha FWD kum indha prediction kum enna sammandham?
Rajesh, thats interesting. But why do you hate Manmohan?
Rajesh, AP and Oracle, lets wait for the effigies to burn all over India (except Kolkatta) and then our team's performance would improve if we go by last world cup.

8:56 AM  
Blogger Syam said...

ha...oru weekend la 4 posts ah... :-)

11:45 AM  
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3:35 PM  

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