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RCB will come hard at us, need to be alert: Chawla

Bengaluru: Though Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have lost their opening four games and are lying at rock-bottom in the points table, the firepower they have in their tank means Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will have to put their best foot forward to beat them here on Friday, feels senior spinner Piyush Chawla. “We all know […]

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Dhoni trumps Pandya's attempt to 'Mankad' him

Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday once again proved why he is considered to have one of the sharpest minds in the world of cricket. Even as Mumbai Indians all-rounder Krunal Pandya ‘probably’ looked to “Mankad’ him, the former India skipper outsmarted the bowler by keeping his bat inside the return […]

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Chennai lose to Mumbai, but Dhoni wins hearts

Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings may have lost their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Mumbai Indians on Wednesday, but skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni once again won several hearts with his gesture after the contest. Dhoni has always been known for his humble gestures and the India stumper proved it again why he is one of […]

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Rules of 'Mankading' need clarity: Jos Buttler

Jaipur: Jos Buttler believes his controversial dismissal in Rajasthan Royals’ first game of the IPL season was ‘probably the wrong decision’, adding that the current wording of the laws governing run-outs at the non-striker’s end are a bit ‘wishy-washy’, needing further clarification. “Of course a Mankading has to be in the laws of the game […]

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India selectors happy to see Pandya's hit form before WC

New Delhi: Off field controversies and issue with the core saw Hardik Pandya miss quite a few games for the country. But the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League has seen Pandya return with a bang and with the World Cup round the corner, that makes the national selectors feel relieved. The selectors are […]

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Stokes bats for ending child labour in Jaipur

Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals and England all-rounder Ben Stokes have extended their support towards ending child labour, one of the key projects of the British Asian Trust (BAT) in the capital city of Rajasthan, according to a statement on Wednesday. The Child Labour-Free Jaipur Initiative is a multi-stakeholder partnership set up with the support of the […]

BCCI officials admit concern about umpire recruitment

New Delhi: The standard of umpiring in the ongoing Indian Premier League has left a lot to be desired, be it S. Ravi’s failure to spot Lasith Malinga’s no-ball in the MI-RCB game or Anil Chaudhary adjudicating DC batsman Colin Ingram leg before when the ball was pitching outside leg stump. The spotlight is back […]

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BCCI wants Pandya-Rahul chapter to end with WC on mind

New Delhi: With the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ombudsman D.K. Jain sending out notices to India all-rounder Hardik Pandya and opening batsman K.L. Rahul to depose before him in a pending enquiry following their inappropriate comments in a TV chat show, the board is looking forward to end the row keeping […]

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Royals skipper Rahane fined for slow over-rate

Chennai: Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane was on Monday fined Rs 12 lakh as his side maintained a slow over-rate during their narrow loss to the Chennai Super Kings at the Chepauk Stadium here. “As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, […]

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IPL: Pant's stump mic chatter causes uproar on social media

New Delhi: Rishabh Pant’s prediction, caught on the stump mic during the Delhi Capitals’ (DC) home game against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), has created a flutter on social media with some fans claiming the match was fixed. According to reports, Pant on Saturday was caught on the stump mic, saying “yeh to waise bhi […]

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Missed opportunity to finish the game for DC: Shaw

New Delhi: It looked like the day once again belonged to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) all-rounder Andre Russell after he hit a 27-ball 62 against the Delhi Capitals (DC). But DC opener Prithvi Shaw had other ideas as he hit a classy 99 to overshadow Russells knock. While one would expect the youngster to […]

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I have 5 different leg-spin variations: Rashid Khan

Hyderabad: It looked like the match was going down to the wire before Sunrisers Hyderabad bowler Rashid Khan hit a four and a six off the last two balls off the 19th over from Jofra Archer to finish the game against Rajasthan Royals on Friday. Known as a bowler who can bat, the Afghanistan bowler […]

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Umpire Ravi wasn't checking bowling crease: Official

New Delhi: The IPL match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Mumbai Indians (MI) might have been a humdinger but it will be remembered for umpire S. Ravi’s failure to spot a no-ball off the last delivery from MI pacer Lasith Malinga. With RCB needing 7 runs off the last ball, Malinga bowled a no-ball. […]

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Ziva Dhoni cheering for her father during IPL match is adorable!

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has mesmerised all of us with his batting and wicket keeping skills on multiple occasions but his daughter Ziva has probably managed to win more hearts with her cuteness. Be it her multilingual skills or ‘bugs bunny’ video of feeding her father a carrot, the little one has never failed to impress […]

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IPL: Bravo picks three as CSK restrict DC to 147/6

New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni might have lost the toss, but Chennai Super Kings used the conditions beautifully at Delhi Capitals’ home ground to restrict them to just 147/6 in their 20 overs at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium on Tuesday. Dwayne Bravo was the star of the show for Chennai as he finished with figures […]

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IPL 2019 Match 5, Delhi vs Chennai; Players to watch out

The excitement among fans has reached its zenith ahead of the crucial IPL tie between the defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and rebranded Delhi team-Delhi Capitals (DC) to be played at Feroz Shah Kotla Ground tonight. After the win against RCB, CSK is expected to go all guns blazing against their match against Delhi. […]

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IPL battle: Gayle factor worries Rajasthan Royals

Jaipur: As Rajasthan Royals (RR) are set to take on Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Monday, they consider Chris Gayle as a dangerous player and hope to devise new strategies on ground, depending on the play of the rival team. “Rajasthan Royals is […]

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IPL: Russell's blitzkrieg helps KKR beat Sunrisers

Kolkata: Andre Russell spoilt David Warner’s dream return to the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a 19-ball 49 as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by six wickets in their campaign opener at the Eden Gardens, here on Sunday. Russell (4×4, 4×6) came in to bat with KKR needing 68 off 27 balls. […]

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IPL: Kohli is positive despite losing to Chennai

Chennai: It was a start that Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli would like to forget as his team was thrashed by seven wickets by defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the season opening game of the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here. But trying to remain positive despite the […]

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IPL 2019: Chennai hammer Bangalore by 7 wickets in season opener

Chennai: Defending champions Chennai Super Kings kicked off their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 campaign on a rousing note by thrashing Royal Challengers Bangalore by seven wickets at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, here on Saturday. After wrapping up the visitors on a paltry total of 70 runs, the sixth lowest total in the IPL history, […]

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IPL: KKR have task cut out against SRH

Kolkata: Eyeing a third title which has eluded them for quite some time, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will have their task cut out when they take on formidable Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. Two-time champions KKR last won the IPL in 2014 under the […]

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IPL captains reach Chennai to sign 'fair play' pledge

New Delhi: The Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to start on Saturday and the captains of the eight teams embarked in Chennai on Thursday for the captains’ meet and signing of the pledge to play the game in fair spirit. The eight teams competing in the IPL include Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Royal Challengers […]

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IPL 2019: 5 death-over specialists to watch for

New Delhi: The Indian Premier League (IPL) is considered to have a wide fan base and with games mostly going down the wire, it makes the league even more interesting. With several contests in the league going to the final over or the last delivery for a conclusion, every team comprises one or more death-over […]

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IPL 2019: BCCI releases complete group stage schedule

New Delhi: The schedule of the group stages of the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is out with all eight teams playing seven home matches at their respective home venues. The schedule is balanced in terms of afternoon matches/weekend matches and travel. The board has factored the 2019 Lok Sabha elections dates/phases […]

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Conditional ban on Pakistan will not work: Gambhir

New Delhi: Sharing his views on the demand to boycott Pakistan in the upcoming 2019 World Cup in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack, former India opener Gautam Gambhir on Monday said a conditional ban on the neighbouring country will not work. Known for being forthright, Gambhir also said that India should even be […]