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IPL 2020: Super Kings Face Depleted Royals

Sharjah: After an impressive outing in their IPL campaign opener against reigning champions Mumbai Indians (MI), the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be up against the 2008 champions Rajasthan Royals in their second game of the season at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday. For the Steve Smith-captained Royals, this will […]

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Samson, Smith Guide Royals To 216/7 Against CSK

Sharjah: Sanju Samson and skipper Steve Smith smashed quickfire half-centuries to guide Rajasthan Royals to a formidable 216 for seven against Chennai Super Kings in an IPL match here on Tuesday. Sent into bat, Rajasthan lost young opener Yashasvi Jaiswal (6) in the third over but then Samson joined hands with Smith as the duo […]

IPL 13: Record 33 Sixes Hit In CSK Vs RR Clash In Sharjah

Sharjah: A total of 33 sixes were hit during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 clash between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals which the Steve Smith-led side won at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. This was the same number of sixes hit during an IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore in […]

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RCB's Special Dedication To Odisha Covid Hero Nilachala Parida Garners CM Naveen's Appreciation

Bhubaneswar: Not all heroes wear capes, but their indomitable challenger spirit undeniably makes them unique and separates them from the rest. Bringing stories of such real challengers who have inspired everyone in these times of Covid-19, players of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) paid homage to every Covid hero and decided to sport ‘My Covid Heroes’ […]

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IPL rules: A Ban For Carrying Mobile Devices plays havoc with player's career, says Neeraj Kumar

New Delhi: Any player, player support personnel or match official will be banned for up to three IPL matches and will be fined Rs 5 lakh if that person thrice breaches rules that bar carrying any mobile device, laptop computer, static/landline, or similar telephone capable of making calls in the Players and Match Officials Areas […]

IPL 13: Rohit Sharma's 80 Takes Mumbai Indians To 195/5 Against Kolkata Knight Riders

Abu Dhabi: Rohit Sharma’s masterful 80 and some lacklustre bowling and fielding from Kolkata Knight Riders helped Mumbai Indians post 195/5 in the IPL match between the two sides at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday. Rohit nearly played through the innings for his side, falling to Pat Cummins only in the 18th over. […]

IPL 13: Mumbai Indians Hammer Kolkata Knight Riders By 49 Runs In One-Sided Affair

Abu Dhabi: Four-time champions Mumbai Indians rode on a quality knock from captain Rohit Sharma (80) and some decent show by their bowlers to hammer Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 49 runs in the fifth match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday. After Mumbai, who were put […]

Rana, Tripathi, Krishna Lead KKR To 10-Run Win Over SRH
IPL 2021: Rana, Tripathi, Krishna Lead KKR To 10-Run Win Over SRH

Chennai: Manish Pandey (61 not out) and Jonny Bairstow’s (55) half centuries were not enough to push SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) over the line on Sunday as they fell to a…

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IPl 2020: Kings Face Royal Challenge

Dubai: Ahead of their Thursday’s clash, if Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) looked for motivation from their head-to-head IPL record, they would have been a bit disappointed as little separated the two teams; both have won 12 matches each since the IPL began in 2008. After enduring umpiring errors, followed […]

Former Australian Cricketer Dean Jones No More

Mumbai: Former Australian test cricketer Dean Mervyn Jones died of a massive cardiac arrest here on Thursday at the age of 59. He was in Mumbai to participate in the commentary panel of the Star Sports for the IPL’s 2020 edition that is currently underway in Dubai. Born on March 24, 1961 at Coburg in […]

RIP Dean Jones: Condolences Pour In Following Demise Of Former Cricketer

Mumbai: Following the death of former Australian cricketing great Dean Mervyn Jones in a 7-star hotel in Mumbai in a heart attack on Thursday, the cricketing fraternity went into a shock. Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli expressed his grief through a tweet that read, “Shocked to hear about the tragic loss of Dean Jones.” […]

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Five Memorable Innings Of Cricket Legend Dean Jones

Former Australian Cricketer Dean Mervyn Jones was a great cricketer, coach and commentator. He played both in Test and ODI format for Australia. He boasted an excellent record in Test cricket, and is best remembered for his batting and fielding in the ODI format. During the late 1980s and early 1990s he was regarded among […]

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IPL 2020: Rahul Ton Powers KXIP To 206/3

Dubai: Skipper KL Rahul smashed the first century of the 2020 Indian Premier League to propel Kings XI Punjab to a daunting 206 for 3 against Royal Challengers Bangalore here on Thursday. Rahul, who was dropped in the 17th and then again in the 18th over by RCB skipper Virat Kohli, played the role of […]

IPL 2020: Rahul Rewrites Record Books

Dubai: Kings XI Punjab captain K.L. Rahul on Thursday smashed a few IPL records with a blistering 69-ball 132 — the highest individual score by an Indian player in the IPL — that helped him cross the 2,000-run mark in the cash-rich league and take his team to 206/3 in 20 overs against Royal Challengers […]

Rahul Smashes Second IPL Hundred As KXIP Beat RCB By 97 Runs

Dubai: K L Rahul smashed his second IPL hundred to lead Kings XI Punjab to a comprehensive 97-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore here on Thursday. Rahul, who was dropped by RCB skipper Virat Kohli twice, slammed an unbeaten 132 off 69 balls, highest score by an Indian in IPL history, to fire KXIP to […]