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Tag: Ipl 13

IPL Viewership Up By 28% Compared To Last Year, Says BARC Report

New Delhi: The 13th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) is garnerinng more viewership than its previous season, according to data released by Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India. “The IPL was a blessing to all those who wanted something from the ‘old normal’. The viewership of the IPL has increased from last season, as […]

IPL 13: Jos Buttler's Probable Return Could Bolster Rajasthan Royals In Six-Hitting Contest Against KXIP

Sharjah: Sanju Samson will like to continue his dream form while presence of Jos Buttler puts Rajasthan Royals on even keel with Kings XI Punjab in an IPL game which promises to be yet another six-hitting competition. Coming into the match after morale-boosting victories, both KXIP and the Royals would look to build a winning […]

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 […]

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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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 […]

World Record: 20 Crore People Watched IPL 13 Opener

Dubai: The opening match of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was watched by 20 crore people, said BCCI Secretary Jay Shah on Tuesday. As per Shah, this was the highest-ever opening day viewership for any sporting league in any country as defending champions Mumbai Indians faced Chennai Super Kings on September […]

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Umpiring Error Affected Outcome Of KXIP Match Against Delhi Capitals

Dubai: ICC’s new Eite Panel entrant Nitin Menon’s howler may have cost Kings XI Punjab their first IPL game of the season against Delhi Capitals, decided through Super Over. While both teams were tied at 157 for 8, it was Kagiso Rabada, who bowled a brilliant Super Over to clinch it for Capitals. Before the […]

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IPL 13: All-Rounder Marcus Stoinis leads Delhi Capitals To Victory Over KXIP In Super Over

Dubai: A brilliant all-round effort from Marcus Stoinis along with sharp bowling from Kagiso Rabada in the Super Over helped Delhi Capitals beat Kings XI Punjab at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. Both sides ended their respective 20 overs on 157/8 after which KXIP managed to score just two runs batting first in the […]

Are There Any Doubts: Sachin Tendulkar Backs Mumbai Indians To Win IPL 13 Title

New Delhi: Batting great Sachin Tendulkar has no doubts as to which team he is supporting this season in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Tendulkar, who captained the Mumbai Indians from the inaugural season in 2008 till 2011, said that he favours the reigning champions to defend the title while adding that all teams in the […]

Ahead Of IPL 13 Opener, Rohit Sharma Says Always Enjoy Battle Against CSK

Abu Dhabi: Ahead of the much-anticipated clash against Chennai Super Kings in the opening game of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to be played on Saturday evening at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma has said that he enjoys playing against the MS Dhoni-led side but is never […]

IPL 13: From Fitness Point Of View Everyone Is Looking In Great Shape, Says RCB Skipper Virat Kohli

Dubai: Back into the thick of things after five months of coronavirus-forced break, Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli is happy with the fitness level of his team members, saying “everyone is looking in great shape” ahead of the IPL beginning on September 19. Kohli, a fitness freak, also said that he himself felt good […]

IPL 13: BCCI Seeks Freedom In COVID Protocols From Govts Of Emirates

New Delhi: Strict COVID-19 protocols in Abu Dhabi, one of the three emirates scheduled to host the IPL matches from September 19, has hamstrung the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The world’s wealthiest cricket board is currently in talks with the governments of the emirates, desperately seeking concessions. And because of the […]

IPL 13: BCCI To Spend Over Rs 10 Crore To Conduct 20,000 COVID-19 Tests

New Delhi: The Indian cricket board has budgeted nearly Rs 10 crore for more than 20,000 COVID-19 tests to be conducted during the Indian Premier League starting September 19. While the eight franchises bore the cost of testing in India, the BCCI is picking up the tab for the RT-PCR tests which have been conducted […]

IPL 2020: Rift Over Hotel Room Reason Behind Suresh Raina's Exit!

New Delhi: Ever since Suresh Raina returned to India from the UAE after opting out of IPL, several reasons are being cited and rumours doing the rounds. One of the reasons being cited is that he returned because of his children while a few suggested that his uncle was killed in Punjab. However, sources on […]

IPL 13: Rajasthan Royals Fielding Coach Tests Dishant Yagnik Positive For COVID-19

New Delhi: Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday announced that their fielding coach Dishant Yagnik has tested positive for coronavirus. The test was undertaken keeping in mind that the team members need to assemble in Mumbai next week for their flight to the UAE where the 13th IPL edition is set to […]

IPL 13: BCCI Team To Reach UAE In Late August For Inspection Of Facilities

Dubai: A top delegation of BCCI officials is expected to arrive in Dubai by the third week of August to do a recce of the venues of the UAE, which is all set to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League. The IPL 2020 edition will be played at three venues in Abu […]

IPL 13: Patanjali Considering Bidding For Title Sponsorship

New Delhi: Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved is considering to bid for the title sponsorship of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL), according to a company official. The slot of the title sponsorship of IPL was vacated after the Chinese handset maker Vivo decided to exit from it. The move would help the Haridwar-based firm access […]

IPL 13: With Anil Kumble As Mentor, KXIP Will Do Well: Brett Lee

Mumbai: Former Australia speedster Brett Lee heaped praise on former India captain Anil Kumble and stated the latter will do well as head coach of India Premier League (IPL) side Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). Kumble, last year, had signed a two-year deal with KXIP and will take charge of the team during the 13th edition […]

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IPL 13: Title Sponsor Vivo Pulls Out Of Tournament

New Delhi: With 46 days left for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League, an owner of one of the IPL franchises informed the other seven that title sponsors Vivo might walk away. But the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) says there is no reason to panic. Speaking to IANS, sources […]

IPL 13: Don't Allow The Premier League In Dubai, Amit Shah & S Jaishankar Urged

New Delhi: A day after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decided to hold the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Dubai, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has urged Union Home Minister Amit Shah and External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar not to give the go-ahead to the […]

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IPL 13 Starts From September 19, Grand Finale On November 10

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in its all-important Governing Council meeting of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has decided to hold the 13th edition of the league from September 19 to November 10. This will include 10 double-headers. And the evening matches will start at 7:30 p.m. IST. Speaking […]

IPL 13: BCCI Hopes To Get All Government Clearance Soon

New Delhi: While the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises are working overtime as they enter the last stage of planning to take the 13th edition of the league to the UAE, there have been a few questions raised on whether the required clearance has been […]

IPL Governing Council Meeting On August 2, Likely To Finalise Schedule

New Delhi: The all-important Governing Council meeting of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to take place on Sunday. IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel had already informed IANS that the meeting would take place this week and the notice has now been sent to the GC members. Speaking to IANS, an official of the IPL […]

IPL 2020 Likely To Start On September 19 In UAE

New Delhi: The eagerly-awaited Indian Premier League will start on September 19 in the United Arab Emirates with the final slated on November 8, well-placed BCCI sources told PTI on Thursday. While the IPL Governing Council will meet next week to chalk out the final details and approve the schedule, it is understood that the […]

No IPL Matches During Diwali Weekend? BCCI Cites Low BARC Rating

New Delhi: With the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) almost finalising the September 26 to November 8 window for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), reports have come in that the host broadcasters aren’t too happy to give the Diwali (November 14) weekend a miss. But BCCI is willing […]