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Tag: Ipl 2019

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Kohli, Buttler, Warner: Waugh's top 3 batsmen for WC

Melbourne: Former Australia batsman Mark Waugh has picked the top three ODI batsmen he would be looking forward to in the upcoming World Cup beginning on May 30 in England and Wales. Indian skipper Virat Kohli was the first choice of Waugh. “Definitely Virat Kohli,” Waugh told cricket.com.au. “He’s No.1.” Kohli, regarded by many as the […]

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Dhoni becomes most successful wicket-keeper in IPL

Hyderabad: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday became the wicket-keeper with most dismissals to his credit in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He now has 132 dismissals (94 catches and 38 stumping) to his name. Chennai Super Kings skipper Dhoni surpassed Kolkata Knight Riders’ skipper Dinesh Karthik (131 dismissals) when he caught Mumbai […]

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Tahir becomes highest wicket-taker in IPL 2019

Hyderabad: Imran Tahir became the highest wicket-taker in this season’s Indian Premier League during the final between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, here on Sunday. South African leg-spinner Tahir surpassed compatriot Kagiso Rabada with 26 wickets to his name. The 40-year-old removed Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan to dent Mumbai’s charge after the CSK […]

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Select Dugout experts pick IPL 2019 possible winner

Mumbai: Prior to the much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 grand finale between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, the second edition of the #SelectDugoutDebate was closely contested on Saturday with predictions on ‘Who will win worlds toughest T20 finals? from Star Sports Select Experts. The presidential style debate saw Dean Jones, Anil Kumble and […]

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CSK's confidence in big games helped us: Du Plessis

Visakhapatnam: Faf du Plessis may have been in excellent form throughout the Indian Premier League (IPL) season but his opening stands with Shane Watson were dwindling in recent games due to the dry run that the latter has been experiencing. However, the pair broke the rut on Friday, putting up 81 runs as Chennai Super […]

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IPL: Mishra 2nd player to get out for obstruction

Visakhapatnam: Delhi Capitals spinner Amit Mishra became the second batsman in the history of Indian Premier League (IPL) to be given out for obstructing the field. The incident happened during the Eliminator between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday when Mishra was given out for obstructing the field in the final over of the nail-biting […]

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IPL 2019 Eliminator: Delhi pulls off nail-biter contest against Hyderabad

Visakhapatnam: In yet another Indian Premier League contest which went down the wire, opener Prithvi Shaw’s (56 off 38) valiant half-century followed by Rishabh Pant’s (49 off 21) heroics helped Delhi Capitals register a thrilling two-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Eliminator of the tournament here on Wednesday. Despite the duo’s valuable contribution, Delhi […]

Learnt a lot from Kohli, de Villiers: Hetmyer

Bengaluru: Hard-hitting West Indies batsman Shimron Hetmyer played a brilliant innings to help the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) end their IPL 2019 campaign on a winning note as they defeated the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their last group stage game of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Chasing 176 at the M. […]

Dhoni leads CSK to the top with 80-run win over DC

Chennai: All-round Chennai Super Kings (CSK) rode M.S. Dhoni’s brilliance to get back to the top of the table with a commanding 80-run victory over Delhi Capitals (DC) in a top-of-the-table Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Wednesday. Asked to bat first, Dhoni first helped CSK recover from a […]

Warner signs off in style as SRH beat KXIP by 45 runs

Hyderabad: David Warner notched up his eighth half century of the season to help Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kings XI Punjab by 45 runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at Rajiv Gandhi International stadium here on Monday. Warner, who is the tournament’s highest scorer, smashed a typically belligerent 81 off 56 balls. His innings […]

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Mohd Shami's estranged wife held after high drama

Lucknow: Hasin Jahan, estranged wife of cricketer Mohd Shami, was taken into custody by police in Amroha in Uttar Pradesh after she reached her husbands house and created a ruckus. She was later released on bail. Hasin Jahan reached her husband’s house in Sahaspur Ali Nagar village late on Sunday night. When her in-laws asked her […]

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Happy with the underdog tag, says Shreyas Iyer

New Delhi: After Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Capitals have become the second team to secure a berth in the playoffs in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The Delhi-based franchise had last reached the playoffs seven years ago. But after that there was a steep decline in their performance for the next […]

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All-round effort guides Rajasthan to 7-wicket win

Jaipur: A good bowling effort followed by some valuable top-order contribution with the bat helped Rajasthan Royals seal a comfortable seven-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, here on Saturday. Ajinkya Rahane (39), Liam Livingstone (44 off 26) and Sanju Samson (48 unbeaten off 32) […]

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Dhoni, Jadeja pretty sick, both are unwell: Fleming

Chennai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming said Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja are “pretty sick”, an update that could leave fans, slowly gearing up to switch to World Cup mode, worried. Both players missed CSK’s 46-run defeat at the hands of Mumbai Indians on Friday night. Dhoni, their inspirational captain, was ruled out of […]

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Malinga's four-fer guides Mumbai to 46-run win

Chennai: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) once again missed the presence of their regular skipper M.S. Dhoni as the defending champions had to taste a 46-run defeat against Mumbai Indians in their return fixture at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, here on Friday. It was the Mumbai bowlers, who came all guns blazing on a slow wicket, to […]

Steve Smith to leave IPL 2019 after RCB game

Kolkata: Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith will leave the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after his team’s match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) slated for April 30 and will join the Australian team for World Cup preparation. Smith revealed this after Thursday’s game against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) which his […]

Parag, Aaron keep RR afloat with clinical win over KKR

Kolkata: Rajasthan Royals rode teenager Riyan Parag’s heroics to keep their hopes of a playoffs berth alive by pulling off a dramatic three-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) who were pushed to the brink of elimination, in a thrilling Indian Premier League clash here on Thursday. Dinesh Karthik silenced his critics with a career-best […]

RCB beat Kings XI to register third consecutive win

Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore rode A.B. de Villiers’ half century to record their third successive win on the trot with a 17-run victory over Kings XI Punjab to keep their chances alive, in an IPL game here on Wednesday. de Villiers (82*; 44 balls, 4×3, 6×7) and Marcus Stoinis, who remained not out on 46 […]

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Watson takes CSK to top of table with win over SRH

Chennai: Shane Watson smashed a belligerent 96 as Chennai Super Kings zoomed back to the top of the table with a commanding six-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday. Watson, who took 53 balls and hit nine fours and six sixes, missed […]

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MS Dhoni becomes first Indian to hit 200 IPL sixes

Bengaluru: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni has become the first Indian batsman to hit 200 sixes in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Dhoni achieved this feat during his sensational 84-run knock in Sunday’s game against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) which CSK lost by only one run. Chasing 162, CSK managed to score 160/8 […]

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Ashwin fined for slow over-rate against Delhi Capitals

New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab captain R. Ashwin was fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their five-wicket loss to Delhi Capitals in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Saturday. As it was his team’s first offence of the season, Ashwin was fined Rs 12 […]

Delhi Capitals exact revenge with five-wicket win over KXIP

New Delhi: Delhi Capitals avenged their shocking first-leg defeat with a five-wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab, brightening their prospects of making the play-offs of the Indian Premier League here Saturday. Chasing 164 for a win, senior opener Shikhar Dhawan laid the foundation with a fluent 56 of 41 balls, while skipper Shreyas Iyer contributed […]

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Ponting surprised at 'X-factor' Pant's exclusion

New Delhi: Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting is surprised that Rishabh Pant missed the bus to the World Cup in England and Wales, but adds it will be the perfect opportunity for the youngster to showcase his talent for DC in the Indian Premier League. “I had a quick chat with him on Monday […]

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Dhawan praises Ganguly, Ponting for Delhi's success

New Delhi: A newly formed Indian Premier League franchise — Delhi Capitals — has performed exceptionally well in the IPL and have grabbed the second spot in the points-table. The Shreyas Iyer-led side looks to seal a play-off berth and also clinch the title. Everything is new in this Delhi side — the management, players […]

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Hotstar heats up OTT game in India

New Delhi: In a country where sports and films are prime attractions, the VIVO IPL 2019 has driven the reach of OTT platform Hotstar to an unprecedented 267 million viewers, which is way more than the 148 million global subscriber base of streaming giant Netflix. Hotstar has reshaped not just the Indian Premiere League (IPL) […]

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Tahir, Raina help CSK put foot in playoffs

Kolkata: Imran Tahir and Suresh Raina helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) put one foot in the playoffs as they got past Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by five wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) return leg fixture at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. CSK, who had defeated KKR in their first meeting also, consolidated […]

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Tahir snares four wickets to restrict KKR to 161/8

Kolkata: Imran Tahir snared four wickets as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) restricted Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to 161/8 in 20 overs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) return leg fixture at the Eden Gardens, here on Sunday. Recording his best figures (4/27) in the competition, Tahir bowled a game-changing 15th over to account for Chris […]

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Kohli fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over-rate

Mohali: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli has been fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) 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, Kohli was fined […]

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IPL: Kohli, de Villers guide RCB to first win of 2019

Mohali: Bottom-placed Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) finally ended their winning drought in the ongoing season of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 as skipper Virat Kohli’s scintillating 53-ball 67 followed by AB de Villiers (59* off 38) and Marcus Stoinis (28* off 16) fruitful knock guided them to a thumping eight-wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) […]

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Dhawan masterclass helps DC do a double on KKR

Kolkata: Shikhar Dhawan made sure that Sourav Ganguly had the last laugh in his own backyard with an unbeaten 97 as Delhi Capitals (DC) did a double on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by scripting a seven-wicket victory in their reverse Indian Premier League (IPL) fixture at the Eden Gardens here on Friday. DC had won […]

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Steyn shows Indian visa, fans think he is joining RCB

New Delhi: South Africa pace spearhead Dale Steyn took to social media to flaunt a photo of his passport which had an Indian visa on it and that has seen fans starting to predict he is joining Royal Challengers Bangalore for the remainder of the Indian Premier League. Taking to Instagram, Steyn wrote: “Ahhh, what’s […]

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Dhoni fined 50% match fee for confronting umpires

Jaipur: Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni has been fined 50 per cent of his match fee for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct during his team’s match against Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur. Dhoni admitted to the Level 2 offence 2.20 of the IPL’s Code of Conduct and accepted the sanction. The incident took place […]

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Lynn, Narine shine as KKR register 8-wicket win over Royals

Jaipur: Chris Lynn (50 off 32) and Sunil Narine (47 off 25) starred in Kolkata Knight Riders’ thumping eight-wicket victory over Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, here on Sunday. Chasing a modest target of 140, Lynn and Narine took the Rajasthan bowlers to the cleaners as […]

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IPL 2019: Clinical Delhi ensure RCB remain winless

Bengaluru: Shreyas Iyer led from the front with a brilliant half-century as Delhi Capitals (DC) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by four wickets in a lopsided Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, here on Sunday. RCB have now lost all their six matches in this year’s IPL, as they remained at the […]

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IPL 2019: Chennai outsmart Punjab by 22 runs

Chennai: Opener K.L. Rahul (55 off 47) and Sarfaraz Khan’s (67 off 59) laborious efforts went in vain as Chennai Super Kings held their nerves to beat Kings XI Punjab by 22 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Saturday. Chasing a modest 161-run target, the visitors […]

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Russell blitzkrieg helps KKR beat RCB in thrilling tie

Bengaluru: Andre Russell once again snatched victory from the jaws of defeat by smashing an unbeaten 13-ball 48 as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by five wickets in a rip-roaring Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Friday. Russell came out to bat with KKR needing 67 off 26 balls. Skipper […]

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In-form Hyderabad beat lacklustre Delhi by 5 wickets

New Delhi: Jonny Bairstow started from where had he left against Royal Challengers Bangalore as he hit a whirlwind 28-ball 48 to set the runchase for Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their Indian Premier League clash against Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Thursday. Chasing 129, SRH won by 5 wickets with nine […]

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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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Chennai taste first defeat, lose by 33 runs to Mumbai

Mumbai: Defending champions Chennai Super Kings tasted their first defeat in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 as they lost to Mumbai Indians by 33 runs here on Wednesday. Chasing a target of 171, none of the Chennai batsmen were able to show resistance except Kedhar Jadhav, who played a fighting 58-run knock. For Mumbai, Lasith […]

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IPL 2019: Curran four-for helps Punjab beat Delhi

Mohali: Sam Curran bowled a dream second spell to snare four wickets as Kings XI Punjab recorded a 14-run victory over Delhi Capitals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Monday. Curran (4/11 in 2.2 overs), who replaced injured Chris Gayle, bowled the 18th over to take the wickets of Colin Ingram (38; […]

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