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Tag: Ipl

IPL 2018: Rohit steers Mumbai past CSK by 8 wickets

Pune: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma smacked 56 not out as the under-pressure defending champions registered a morale-boosting eight-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) who saw their three-match winning streak end in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Saturday. In pursuit of Chennai’s 169/5 — powered by Suresh Raina’s plundering 47-ball unbeaten 75 […]

IPL: CSK beat RCB by 5 wickets to reclaim top spot

Bengaluru: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (70 not out off 34 deliveries) and Ambati Rayudu’s 53-ball 83 helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) register a thumping five-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) here on Wednesday to return to the top spot of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Chasing a massive total of 206 runs, Dhoni was at […]

Gautam Gambhir steps down as Delhi Daredevils captain

  New Delhi: Gautam Gambhir today stepped down as captain of  IPL team Delhi Daredevils, saying he just wasn’t good enough for the job. India batsman Shreyas Iyer was announced as the new skipper at the franchise’s press conference which was also attended by coach Ricky Ponting and team CEO Hemant Dua. The 36-year-old batsman, […]

IPL 2018: Sunrisers thrash Mumbai Indians in a low-scoring encounter

Mumbai: Sunrisers Hyderabad produced a stunning bowling performance under pressure as they defended a small total of 118 to beat holders Mumbai Indians by 31 runs in a low-scoring but engrossing IPL match here on Tuesday. Mumbai bowled out the visitors for a paltry 118 in 18.4 overs but then made a heavy weather of […]

IPL 2018: Kings XI Punjab top table after 4-run win against Delhi

New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab emerged winner by four runs as embattled Delhi Daredevils’ woeful run of form in the Indian Premier League continued despite a change in venue and many changes in the team here on Monday. A heavily-rejigged Daredevils produced a much-improved bowling performance to restrict Kings XI Punjab to 143 for eight […]

IPL: Rajasthan overcome Mumbai by 3 wickets, jump to 5th spot

Jaipur: K. Gowthams quickfire 33 not out off 11 deliveries helped Rajasthan Royals overcome Mumbai Indians by three wickets here on Sunday as they ended their two-match losing streak in the Indian Premier League (IPL). In pursuit of Mumbai’s 167/7, powered by half-centuries from Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan, Rajasthan were in trouble having lost six […]

IPL 2018: Watson strikes ton in CSK's big win at new home

Pune: Seasoned all-rounder Shane Watson smashed his third IPL century as Chennai Super Kings moved to their new ‘home’ in style by producing a comprehensive 64-run win over Rajasthan Royals, here on Friday night. CSK, forced out of Chennai due to the Cauvery dispute, were shepherded by the 36-year-old Australian, who hammered 106 from 57 […]

IPL: Kings XI Punjab beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 15 runs

Mohali: A brilliant all-round effort helped Kings XI Punjab beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 15 runs in an Indian Premier League match here on Thursday. First, Chris Gayle’s unbeaten 104-run knock helped Punjab posted a mammoth 193/3 and then, its bowlers managed to restrict the visitors to 178/4 in their allotted 20 overs. Chasing a massive […]

IPL 2018: Now watch IPL on Doordarshan!

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The negotiations between Prasar Bharati and Star India (host broadcaster) reached a successful conclusion and cricket fans from all across the country can watch Indian Premier League (IPL) matches on Doordarshan now. Prasar Bharati tweeted, “To bring Vivo IPL 2018 to a wider audience Star TV has agreed to share with Prasar Bharati […]

IPL 2018: Indian U19 players to watch out for in Season 11

Bhubaneswar: The cash-rich Indian Premier league is all set to begin from tomorrow at Wankhade Stadium in Mumbai with the opening clash of the 11th season to be played between defending champions Mumbai Indians and comeback team Chennai Super Kings. IPL has always provided a platform for young and budding cricketers of India and foreign […]

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IPL 2018: Fan Park during play-offs in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: Bhubaneswar will host IPL fan park during the play-off stage of the 11th edition of Indian Premier League this year. The fan park in the capital city of Odisha will be organised during the first game of the play-off stage. KIIT Cricket Stadium in Bhubaneswar will be the venue for the fan park on […]

IPL Fan Park Bhubaneswar
IPL 2018: Fan Park during play-offs in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: Bhubaneswar will host IPL fan park during the play-off stage of the 11th edition of Indian Premier League this year. The fan park in the capital city of Odisha will be organised during the first game of the play-off stage. KIIT Cricket Stadium in Bhubaneswar will be the venue for the fan park on […]

IPL 2018: Kings XI Punjab hopes for change in fortune this season

New Delhi: Even as the Kings XI Punjab prepare for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) under new skipper Ravichandran Ashwin, they will hope for a turn around in their fortunes after failing to live up to expectations which they raised at the start of each of the past 10 seasons. The Punjab-based […]

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Ball tampering is serious issue: IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla

Bhubaneswar: Commenting on the recent ball tampering scandal involving Australian players, Indian Premier League (IPL) Chairman Rajeev Shukla who was in Bhubaneswar today said that anything affecting the reputation of cricket should not be tolerated. After the ban on Aussie skipper Steve Smith and David Warner by Cricket Australia (CA), IPL has also decided to […]

Smith, Warner banned for 12 months; will miss IPL

Canberra/New Delhi: Australian skipper Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner were suspended by Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday for 12 months each and Cameron Bancroft for nine months over a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. The decision by Cricket Australia came after four days of the expose. CA Chief Executive James Sutherland met the […]

IPL 2018: Indian captains for all teams in season 11!

Bhubaneswar: After a fresh auction earlier this year, the 11th edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League is new in many ways. Many franchisees have roped in new players and after two years of suspension Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings are back replacing Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants. Now, the eleventh edition of […]

IPL 2018: These 6 captains will not attend Season 6 opening ceremony! Know Why

Mumbai: The BCCI has decided that the six captains of IPL franchises barring Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings, won’t need to attend the opening ceremony scheduled on April 7. It is learnt that all eight captains will do a special video shoot on April 6 and leave for their respective cities that very evening […]

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IPL 2018: Rajasthan Royals unveil team anthem 'Phir Halla Bol'

Jaipur: Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket team Rajasthan Royals on Sunday released this year’s team anthem “Phir Halla Bol” with a renewed spirit and exuberance. “Our anthem has been unique in the sense that it is soaked in the flavour and colour of Rajasthan. ‘Phir Halla Bol’ is a tribute to our fans who have […]

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IPL Season 11: Is this the best ever squad of Kings XI Punjab?

Punjab: Kings XI Punjab mentor Virender Sehwag on Tuesday rated the new-look Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise as the best of all seasons. Punjab included several new players in their squad and also retained left-arm spinner Axar Patel. In the auctions, Punjab also retained the services of batsmn David Miller and pacer Mohit Sharma. “In […]

IPL 2018: When will RCB don green jersey?

Kolkata/Bhubaneswar: Like every year, this year also the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore will don green jersey as a part of their ‘Go Green’ initiative during the upcoming Indian Premier League T20 cricket tournament. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will don green jersey on April 15 during their home game against Rajasthan Royals at M Chinnaswamy […]

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IPL 2018: New batting coach for Rajasthan Royals

Jaipur/Bhubaneswar: Domestic cricket legend from Mumbai Amol Muzumdar has been appointed as the batting coach of Rajasthan Royals for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League. Amol Muzumdar will be joining Head of Cricket Zubin Bharucha and bowling coach Sairaj Bahutule for Rajasthan’s first camp before the league. “We are proud to have Amol […]

IPL 2018: Anthem launched in five languages

New Delhi: The 11th edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League is going to start from April 7 with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on Chennai Super Kings. Prior to the prestigious T20 cricket league, IPL launched its anthem for the 2018 edition on Monday. The anthem has been released in five languages — Hindi, […]

Two Aussie stars to miss their IPL opener

Sydney: Australian cricketers Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell will miss their first Indian Premier League (IPL) matches. They will be missing the  game between Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils on April 8 at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi. Finch, who was bought by the Kings XI Punjab will tie the knot with fiancee […]

IPL 2018: The wait is over! Here's the full schedule of IPL season 11

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: After a fresh auction and with fresh pool of players, the wait for the complete schedule of Indian Premier League has come to an end now with the declaration of the dates and the venues for the season 11 of the cash-rich league. Defending champions Mumbai Indians are scheduled to meet Chennai Super Kings, […]

IPL stars shine as Baroda beats Odisha in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Bhubaneswar/Alur (Karnataka): Despite Biplab Samantaray and Prayas Singh Thakur’s impressive batting, Odisha once again failed to chase a steep target in excess of 300 set by Baroda after batting heroics from Krunal Pandya and Deepak Hooda. Chasing 318 in 50 overs, Odisha were bowled out for 260 in 47 overs, handing Baroda a 57-run win […]

IPL 2018: Dangerous players to watch out for in Season 11! Tap to Know

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The auction for the cash-rich Indian Premier League Season 11 is over. As the new season takes centre stage, eight teams in fray will battle it out across from April, with hardly two months to go. Certain players were retained by their teams, while a major chunk were bought by other franchisees in […]

IPL Season 11: Fight with Virat Kohli proves costly for these cricketers

If the Indian Premier League (IPL) has given the Indian cricket many outstanding players who are dominating the world of cricket, the T20 format has also reportedly ruined the career of several well-established cricketers. Let’s look at some ugliest fights between cricketers during the championship, especially with the present Indian skipper, which cost dearer to […]

IPL 2018 fever to reach zenith in Odisha

Cuttack: The auction for another fresh season of Indian Premier League (IPL) recently concluded while Odisha failed to break the jinx this time also as not a single player from the State was picked by eight teams participating in the mega tournament starting from April. What is more disheartening for the fans that not a […]

Op-Ed: Is It The Golden Era of Indian Cricket?

After two back-to-back, thumping wins thousands of miles apart by the Indian cricket team over the last 24 hours, it is perhaps time to ponder over the question: is it the golden era of Indian cricket? Given that we were beaten 2-1 in the Test series against South Africa, the question may seem out of […]

IPL 2018: Which team is most dangerous in season 11? Tap to find out

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: Season 11 of the cash rich Indian Premiere League comes with a promise of entertaining fans across the world as the teams got revamped and did see many changes after the auction compared to last year IPL. The auction was very interesting with franchisees behaving mature than ever before. Players were left out, some […]

IPL: Jaydev Unadkat goes to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 11.5 cr

Bengaluru: While all the talk revolved around Jaydev Unadkat, who became the most expensive domestic player at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction as he was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 11.5 crore, former India opener Akash Chopra felt the young pacer would have suited more at Chennai Super Kings. Chennai were one of […]

CSK retains Dhoni, Raina; KKR releases Gambhir for IPL-2018

New Delhi: Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will once again be seen in his favourite yellow jersey in the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) 2018 season as the Chennai Super Kings retained the Ranchi stumper along with Suresh Raina and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. Dhoni has been retained for Rs 15 crore while Raina and Jadeja […]

IPL auctions on January 27, 28 in Bengaluru

Pune: The mega auctions of the Indian Premier League’s 11th edition will be held in Bengaluru on January 27 and 28, 2018. The news was confirmed by a senior BCCI official on Tuesday. “Since most of the capped players will be back in auction, it will be a mega auction that will be held in […]

Dhoni may return as CSK skipper after new IPL rule

New Delhi: In a decision that could see the return of Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the skipper of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and some of its top players, the IPL Governing Council has allowed the returning franchises CSK and Rajasthan Royals to secure the players who represented them in the 2015 edition and were part […]

IPL contracts prevented Australians from sledging: Sehwag

New Delhi: Former star opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday said that the Australian players were scared of sledging Virat Kohli and the other Indian players during the recently concluded One-Day International (ODI) series due to the possibility of losing out on their lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) contracts. Sehwag said the Aussies, who were thrashed […]

Facebook records 350 mn IPL 10-related interactions

New Delhi: Over 120 million people joined the Indian Premier League (IPL) conversation on Facebook and the company recorded 350 million interactions related to the season on the platform. While Virat Kolhi was the most talked about player on the platform, Mumbai Indians was the most talked about team this season, the company said in […]

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2 bookies arrested during IPL final, 77 mobiles recovered

New Delhi: Police arrested two bookmakers while they were organising betting during the IPL final on Sunday night, and also recovered 77 mobiles from their rented flat in east Delhi, officials said. Those arrested have been identified as Sunil, 44, from Rohtak of Haryana, and Parvej, 38, from Shamli of Uttar Pradesh. Acting on a […]

For us it was grand finish to a good competition: Fleming

  Hyderabad: Rising Pune Supergiant chief coach Stephen Fleming has described their outing in IPL 10 as a grand finish to a good competition. Chasing 130, Pune fell short by one run, courtesy some brilliant death bowling by Mumbai Indians’ — Jasprit Bumrah (2/26), Mitchell Johnson (3/26) and Lasith Malinga (0/21). Despite ending up on […]

IPL: Mumbai Indians storm into final after easy six-wicket win over KKR

Bengaluru: Krunal Pandya’s unbeaten 30-ball 45 helped Mumbai Indians record a facile six-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) second qualifier clash at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Friday. Mumbai, who finished on 111/4 in 14.3 overs, will now take on Steve Smith’s Rising Pune Supergiant in the final […]

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Pandey ruled out of IPL, Karthik replaces him in ICC Champions Trophy

New Delhi/Kolkata: India and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) middle-order batsman Manish Pandey was on Thursday ruled out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the ICC Champions Trophy starting June 1. Seasoned wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik was called as a replacement for the injured Pandey. “The All-India Senior Selection Committee have named middle-order […]