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Tag: Ipl

RR
Smith hands RR much-needed win over MI

Jaipur: Steve Smith (59 not out) played a captain’s knock as Rajasthan Royals (RR) kept their play-off hopes alive after defeating Mumbai Indians (MI) by 5 wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, here on Saturday. Despite wickets falling at regular intervals for Rajasthan, Smith kept one end intact […]

Smith-Rahane
Rajasthan appoints Smith as captain removing Ajinkya Rahane, BCCI surprised

New Delhi: Placed seventh on the points table in the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League, Rajasthan Royals have removed Ajinkya Rahane as the captain and handed the armband to former skipper Steve Smith. The team has managed to win just two games of the eight that they have played and the management believes […]

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'Viratendre Kohlibali': Twitter bombarded with hilarious memes after RCBvsKKR match

Kolkata: Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) thrashed Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 runs and registered their second success of the season after Andre Russell and Nitish Rana nearly pulled off the impossible in the Indian Premier League(IPL) match on Friday. Needing 113 runs off the last six overs, Russell (65 off 25) and Rana (85 not out […]

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Kohli ton helps RCB beat KKR despite Rana-Russell show

Kolkata: Virat Kohli struck a masterly hundred to put Nitish Rana and Andre Russell’s magnificent fightback in a shade as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 runs in a thrilling Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Eden Gardens here on Friday. In desperate need of a win to keep their […]

Rahul-Pandya
WC squad out, Pandya and Rahul await Jain's clearance

New Delhi: The Indian selectors have named the 15-member squad for the upcoming World Cup. While both all-rounder Hardik Pandya and opener K.L. Rahul are part of the squad, they are yet to get clearance from BCCI ombudsman D.K. Jain for making inappropriate comments in a television chat show. The duo had appeared before Jain […]

Saini-Nehra
Saini could make World Cup debut: Nehra

Kolkata: The rapid rise of uncapped pacer Navdeep Saini could actually see him making a World Cup debut, his Royal Challengers Bangalore bowling coach Ashish Nehra said here Thursday. Snapped up for Rs 3 crore for IPL 2018, the pacer did not play any match for RCB last season but he has been a revelation […]

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Bairstow, Warner star as SRH beat CSK by 6 wickets in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Johnny Bairstow and David Warner struck blistering half-centuries to help Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) break their losing streak in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) as they defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by six wickets at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, here on Wednesday. SRH reached the 133-run target with 19 balls to spare to […]

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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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Ashwin, Rahul lead Punjab to win over Rajasthan

Mohali: Skipper R Ashwin struck at crucial times while KL Rahul scored a matured half century to help Kings XI Punjab return to winning ways with a 12-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here on Tuesday. Chasing 183 for victory after KL Rahul helped Kings XI post 182/6 with […]

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Rayudu's omission should be debated more than Rishabh Pant: Gambhir

New Delhi: Ambati Rayudu’s omission from India’s World Cup squad after just three failures is “heartbreaking” but there should be no debate on Rishabh Pant’s exclusion as he didn’t grab his chances, feels former India opener Gautam Gambhir. Veteran Dinesh Karthik being favoured over Pant has been roundly criticised with Sunil Gavaskar calling it a […]

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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) […]

mumbai-indians
Pandya's cameo hands Bangalore another defeat

Mumbai: Hardik Pandya’s (37 unbeaten off 16) quickfire cameo down the order handed Royal Challengers Bangalore their seventh defeat this season as Mumbai Indians won their Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Wankhede Stadium here on Monday by five wickets. Despite a great start, Mumbai faltered during the slog overs but Pandya rescued his […]

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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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Despite setbacks, boys have the desire: Kohli

Mohali: After suffering six consecutive losses, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) finally managed to register their maiden win of this edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) when they beat Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by eight wickets in Mohali. And skipper Virat Kohli made his pleasure known. While the losing captain is interviewed right after […]

Kohli
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) […]

Shah Rukh Khan- KKR- IPL
Shah Rukh Khan Is winning hearts with a tweet for Ganguly after KKR's loss

The ‘Badshah’ of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, known for his charming personality, never misses an opportunity to impress his fans with his gestures. This time, despite suffering a loss from Delhi Capitals at the Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata, the co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) won many hearts with a special message for the former […]

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Buttler shines in Royals' 4-wicket win over Mumbai

Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals finally managed to script their second victory of the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) as Jos Buttler clattered 89 off 43 balls before Shreyas Gopal (13 off 7) rescued his side with the bat to beat Mumbai Indians by four wickets in yet another edge-of-the-seat contest at the Wankhede Stadium, here on […]

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Everyone is human: Ganguly on Dhoni's on-field argument with umpires

Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly defended Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s on-field confrontation with umpires during an IPL game, saying ‘everyone is human’. In a rare instance, Chennai Super Kings’ skipper Dhoni, who was not even meant to be on the field of play, lost his cool and rushed out of the dug-out to challenge umpire […]

Dhawan
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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Twitter has a field day after CSKvsRR match!

Be it the amusing six by Ravindra Jadeja or Mahendra Singh Dhoni losing his cool over a decision by the field umpire, yesterday’s match between Rajasthan Royals(RR) and Chennai Super Kings(CSK) at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur was nothing less than a spectacle. In the nail-biting match, CSK scripted their sixth win in seven […]

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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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Pollard heroics help Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab in thriller

Mumbai: Keiron Pollard poured cold water on KL Rahul’s maiden hundred with a whirlwind knock as Mumbai Indians scripted a last-ball three-wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab in a thrilling Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Wednesday. World Cup hopeful Rahul slammed an unbeaten 100 off 64 balls (6×4; 6×6) along with Chris Gayle’s […]

Chahar
Chahar creates IPL record for most dot balls

Chennai: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pacer Deepak Chahar on Tuesday created the record for bowling the most number of dot balls in an innings in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The right-arm seamer returned figures of 3/20 from four overs against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), bowling as many as 20 dot balls […]

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All-round Chennai thrash KKR to go on top of table

Chennai: All-round Chennai Super Kings made short work of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), thrashing them by seven wickets in a lopsided Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Tuesday. The victory saw the defending champions replace KKR at the top of the eight-team points table with 10 points from six matches. KKR, meanwhile, dropped down […]

Ashwin
Our win was too close for comfort, says Kings XI skipper Ashwin

Mohali: Kings XI Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin has said his side has a lot of scope for improvement after they encountered yet another “too close” game in the ongoing Indian Premier League. K L Rahul (71 not out) and Mayank Agarwal (55) struck fluent half-centuries to guide Kings XI Punjab to a six-wicket win over […]

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Indian squad for World Cup 2019 to be finalised on April 15

New Delhi: The national selectors led by M.S.K. Prasad will meet on April 15 in Mumbai to pick the squad for the 2019 World Cup in England, starting May 30. India are considered one of the favourites going into this edition of the World Cup. The cut-off date is April 23 and the selectors have […]

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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 […]

MI
Alzarri Joseph's sixer hands Hyderabad 40-run defeat

Hyderabad: Despite a batting failure, Alzarri Joseph’s sensational six-wicket haul guided Mumbai Indians to a massive 40-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Indian Premier League (IPL) contest here on Saturday. Joseph (6/12), the 22-year-old Caribbean, not only helped Mumbai win, but he also rewrote the record books after registering the best ever bowling figure […]

IPL
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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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 […]

Dhoni
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 […]

Pandya
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 […]

IPL 2019
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 […]

Ben
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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