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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 […]

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Tail-Enders Collapse; Rahul Tripathi's Knock Helps KKR Reach 167

Abu Dhabi: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) put up a masterclass of death over bowling on Wednesday to bowl out Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for 167 at the Sheikh Zayed stadium. KKR had crossed the 100-run mark in 12th over but managed to score just 34 runs and lost five wickets in the last four overs. […]

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IPL 2020: Bairstow, Williamson Take SRH To 164 Against DC

Abu Dhabi: Opener Jonny Bairstow scored his second fifty of the tournament as Sunrisers Hyderabad posted a competitive 162 for four against Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League here on Tuesday. Bairstow smashed two fours and one six in his 48-ball 53 and shared two crucial partnerships — 77 off 57 balls with David […]

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DC Vs SRH : Sunrisers' Consecutive Losses Make Kane Williamson's Return Imminent?

Dubai: Delhi Capitals will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad after picking up a 44-run win over Chennai Super Kings. Sunrisers Hyderabad will be entering the contest after losing first two consecutive matches in this year’s IPL. DC are topping the IPL table with two consecutive wins, while SRH are in all sorts of troubles with two losses. There […]

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IPL 2020: KL Rahul Holds On To Orange, Purple Cap Stays With Shami

Dubai: Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul and his teammate Mohammad Shami continue to hold Purple and Orange Caps respectively following the conclusion of Monday’s Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians which the Virat Kohli-led side won in the Super Over. Rahul has so far scored 222 runs in […]

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KL Rahul Has Potential To Lead India, Says Ness Wadia

New Delhi: Ness Wadia, co-owner of Kings XI Punjab, has heaped praise on team’s skipper KL Rahul, saying he a very versatile player and a captain in the making. Rahul has been in incredible form in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He has so far scored 222 runs in three matches, […]

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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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Chennai Super Kings Captain MS Dhoni Reveals Difficulties Of Staying In Isolation

Abu Dhabi: Staying in self-isolation for the first six days after spending five months with family was the hardest phase, according to Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who spoke for the first time in months ahead of the IPL opener against Mumbai Indians. In the run-up to 13th IPL, Chennai Super Kings were rocked by 13 COVID-19 […]

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Odisha T20 Skipper Gets Candid Over Missing IPL: ‘I Don’t Regret’, Says Govind

Bhubaneswar: Odisha T20 skipper Govind Poddar feels that old warhorse Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are still the favourites to lift the coveted Indian Premier League (IPL) title this time. The gutsy all-rounder gives full mark to the Mahendra Singh Dhoni led-team to come up with flying colours in the 13th edition of the grand tournament […]

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IPL 13: Schedule To Be Released On Sunday, Informs Chairman Brijesh Patel

New Delhi: The much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) schedule will be released on Sunday, chairman Brijesh Patel said on Saturday. All eight teams are currently awaiting the release of fixtures but due to different quarantine rules in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, IPL’s operations team took time to finalise the schedule. “The IPL schedule will be […]

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Suresh Raina's Relative Killed In Mid-Night Attack By Unidentified Robbers, 4 More Injured

Punjab: A 58-year-old man said to be a relative of cricketer Suresh Raina died while four members of his family sustained injuries allegedly in an attack by robbers, police said on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Ashok Kumar, a government contractor. The incident took place at Thariyal village in Punjab’s Pathankot district on […]

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Jolt To CSK! Suresh Raina Out Of IPL 2020

New Delhi: In a major blow to Chennai Super Kings, veteran batsman Suresh Raina will not be available for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) slated to be played in the UAE from September 19. The IPL franchise informed on Saturday morning that Raina has returned to India for “personal reasons”. “Suresh […]

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IPL 13: Ryan Harris Appointed As Delhi Capitals’ New Bowling Coach

New Delhi: Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Capitals on Tuesday announced former Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris as their new bowling coach. The 40-year-old will join the Delhi Capitals side in the UAE for the upcoming season of the IPL slated to start from November 19. James Hopes, who was the team’s bowling coach […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Williamson, Maxwell Optimistic About IPL 2020!

Auckland/ Melbourne: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and Australian pinch hitter Glenn Maxwell have expressed optimism to play in the premier cricket carnival ‘IPL’ after BCCI showing eagerness to stage the tournament in UAE. Kane Williamson is waiting for more details to come out on the Indian Premier League (IPL), saying it is always amazing […]

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Don't Want Year 2020 To Finish Without An IPL, Says BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly

New Delhi: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has stated they would like to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year and their priority is to host the tournament within the country itself. The cash-rich league was initially scheduled to be played from March 29 […]

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Looking At All Possible Options To Stage IPL 2020: BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly

New Delhi: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has indicated that this year’s IPL could be conducted in empty stadiums, insisting that all possible options are being explored to ensure that the suspended event does take place despite the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter to all the affiliated units sent late on Wednesday after the ICC Board […]

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Darren Sammy Says He Faced Racism While Playing In IPL

Kingston: Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy has alleged that he was subjected to racist comments during his stint with Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. Sammy’s allegation came after his vociferous support to the ‘Black Lives Matter’ campaign around the world after the killing of African-American George Floyd in the US. “I just […]

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Kohli changes Twitter profile picture as tribute to Maharashtra police

Mumbai: India skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday changed his display picture on popular social media platform Twitter as a tribute to Maharashtra police. Kohli stated that the police personnel have always been there for civilians during tough times and as a mark of paying respect, he decided to change his profile picture. Maharashtra Police has […]

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India's Australia Tour Lesser Logistical Challenge Than T20 World Cup: BCCI Treasurer

New Delhi: It is premature to talk about resumption of cricket but India’s tour of Australia later this year is likely to go ahead, BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal said on Friday, downplaying the logistical issues likely to arise because of the COVID-19 pandemic. To ensure that the high-profile tour, starting in October, goes on as […]

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IPL or any other sport, could be played without spectators: Ajinkya Rahane

New Delhi: The entire world may have come to a stand-still due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Delhi Capitals batsman Ajinkya Rahane believes that the only way forward is to be pragmatic in our approach. Speaking on an Instagram live session with the franchise’s official handle on Wednesday, the stylish Indian batsman said he would […]

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Need to identify windows: Sachin Tendulkar on fate of IPL & WT20

New Delhi: April 24 is remembered by cricket fans across the world as the day cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar was born. But this year, there will be no celebration in the Tendulkar household as the Master Blaster is clear that now is the time to fight the coronavirus outbreak and help those in need. Speaking […]

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MS Dhoni Takes Daughter Ziva For A Bike Ride Amid COVID19 Lockdown!

Ranchi: Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, everyone is spending time with family. Veteran India wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni is also spending some quality time with along with family at his lavish farmhouse in his hometown. Recently, his wife Sakshi shared a video on social media in which Dhoni is seen giving a bike ride to his […]

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Sri Lanka offers to host IPL 2020

Colombo: Sri Lanka has offered to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which has now been indefinitely suspended by the BCCI due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The 2020 IPL edition was slated to start from March 29 but with the coronavirus outbreak it was first deferred till April 15 and […]

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"IPL can survive without crowds, not T20 World Cup"

Melbourne: Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell feels a rescheduled Indian Premier League (IPL) can be conducted behind closed doors but it won’t be easy to have a T20 World Cup without fans. “… it’s going to be hard for us to have crowds. I think if IPL goes ahead they can probably survive without any crowds, […]

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T20 World Cup: MS Dhoni May Not Find Place In India Squad, Says Sunil Gavaskar

Mumbai: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar feels it would be very difficult for M.S. Dhoni to find a place in the India squad for the T20 World Cup slated to be played in October-November in Australia. “I would definitely like to see Dhoni in India’s World Cup squad but it’s highly unlikely that it is […]

No Threat To IPL Due To Coronavirus: Sourav Ganguly

Mumbai: There is no threat to the Indian Premier League due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, said BCCI President Sourav Ganguly. He also asserted that the South Africa series is on as per the schedule and there is no threat. The three-match series is beginning with the first ODI on March 12 at Dharamsala. “Nothing […]

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IPL To Have 5 Double Headers, Concussion Substitute & 8 PM Start

New Delhi: The Indian Premier League (IPL) will have concussion substitutes from this season, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said on the sidelines of the league’s governing council meeting here on Monday. Under the new ICC rule, a player who has been concussed either while batting, bowling or on the field, can be withdrawn from the […]

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There Is No Doubt Dhoni Will Be Retained By CSK In 2021: N Srinivasan

Chennai: Mahendra Singh Dhoni “will be retained” by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the 2021 IPL auctions irrespective of whether he plays for India again or not, asserted former BCCI president N Srinivasan. The lack of a BCCI central contract for the two-time former World Cup winning captain has sparked fresh rumours of his retirement […]

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From Selling Panipuri To Multi-Crore IPL Deal: Yashasvi Jaiswal's Pursuit Of Happiness

New Delhi: He is the quintessential rags to riches tale of Thursday’s IPL auction but 17-year-old Yashasvi Jaiswal, who once sold panipuri to make a living in Mumbai, considers the Rs 2.40 crore deal with Rajasthan Royals a once-in-a-lifetime learning opportunity. His well-documented struggles include living in a tent after coming to Mumbai from his […]

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IPL Auction: Australians The Sought After Lot As Cummins Fetches Record Rs 15.50 Crore Bid

Kolkata: Australian pacer Pat Cummins became the most expensive foreign buy ever in the Indian Premier League (IPL) players’ auction when two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders bid a whopping Rs 15.50 crore for him as cricketers from Down Under fetched the biggest deals here on Thursday. It was also a hefty payday another Australian, Glenn […]

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Star Sports Announces Special Programming For IPL 2020 Auction

Mumbai: After a successful and nail-biting IPL 2019, the much-awaited cricketing tournament of the year is back with the auctions. Star Sports, India’s leading sports broadcaster and global rights holder of the IPL has planned unmatched viewing experience for fans that includes live expert reactions and analysis, including all the live developments from the auction […]

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Dwayne Bravo Gifts Autographed T-Shirt To Kamal Haasan

Chennai: West Indies cricket superstar Dwayne Bravo, who has also wowed the IPL circuit as a Chennai Super Kings player, caught up with Tamil cinema doyen Kamal Haasan in the city on Wednesday. The cricketer visited the city to attend an awards ceremony and while in Chennai took out time to catch up with Kamal […]

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BCCI Using India Matches To Test Camera Spotting Of No-Balls

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is working overtime to ensure that on-field umpires have the help of technology when it comes to calling front-foot no-balls in the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League. While the operation was started during the second Test between India and Bangladesh in Kolkata, […]

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MS Dhoni Will Decide Future After IPL Next Year

New Delhi: Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will take a call on his future after next year’s Indian Premier League (IPL), a source close to the star cricketer said on Tuesday, seeking to quash the endless speculation surrounding his career. Dhoni has been on a sabbatical since India’s semifinal exit from the ODI World […]

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Steve Smith To Lead Rajasthan Royals In IPL 2020

New Delhi: Having taken over from Ajinkya Rahane mid-season in the last edition of the Indian Premier League, Steve Smith will lead Rajasthan Royals from the start in the 2020 edition of the cash-rich league. Staggering in the bottom half of the table with just two wins from eight games, RR saw a change in […]

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IPL GC: Exclusive 'No Ball Umpire' For IPL, No 'Power Player'

Mumbai: The IPL Governing Council is planning to have an umpire assigned specifically to check “no balls” after a number of howlers in the past few seasons led to heightened concerns about quality of Indian match officials. It was also learnt that the much-hyped ‘Power Player’ concept of substitutions during IPL games was shelved for […]

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IPL Franchises' Wish To Play Friendlies Outside India To Be Discussed

New Delhi: The dream of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises to head to countries like the US and promote the game is set to be discussed at the IPL Governing Council meeting at the BCCI HQ in Mumbai on Tuesday. While Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad have supposedly already made their interest […]

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KKR name David Hussey mentor, Kyle Mills as bowling coach

Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday announced the appointment of former Australian batsman David Hussey as their chief mentor and former New Zealand pacer Kyle Mills as their bowling coach for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League. Both Hussey and Mills will work with Brendon McCullum — who was recently named as KKR […]

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