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Tag: Ipl

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 […]

IPL preview: KKR look to quell Mumbai challenge in Qualifier 2

Bengaluru: Old foes Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians will lock horns for the third time for a place in the IPL final when they go for the Qualifer 2 at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Friday. KKR, who won by seven wickets against Sunrisers Hyderabad in a rain-interrupted tie in the early […]

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Australians will continue to play IPL: Clarke

Kolkata: Despite Cricket Australia’s (CA) efforts to persuade several international stars to leave the riches of the Indian Premier League (IPL) from next year, former skipper Michael Clarke put his weight behind the T20 tournament, saying Australian cricketers will keep playing in the cash-rich league. The CA has offered three-year contracts to five Australian players — […]

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IPL betting racket busted in Ganjam, 8 held

Berhampur: As many as eight persons, including one bookie, were arrested in Ganjam district on Thursday on charges of betting during the ongoing IPL cricket matches. As per reports, acting on a tip-off, Bada Bazar police conducted a raid last night at the house of the bookie Srikant Kumar Sahoo in Patra Sahi of Berhampur […]

IPL bookie nabbed in Sundargarh

Sundargarh: Police officials nabbed a bookie from Rajganpur of Sundargarh District on charges of betting and gambling on Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches. As per sources, the alleged bookie has been identified as Ashok Agarawal. In a raid on his house, police sized cash approximately about Rs 41,000, seven mobile phones and documents related […]

Why I Haven’t Watched An IPL Match In A Decade

By Sandeep Sahu There is cricket. And then there is IPL. The two are worlds apart. Any resemblance between the two is – as the disclaimer at the beginning of every second Bollywood film never fails to remind us – ‘purely coincidental’. And yet, IPL has become the centre of the cricketing universe in the […]

Struggling Daredevils have onerous task at hand against SRH

New Delhi: Enduring an embarrassing run so far, Delhi Daredevils face the enormous task of presenting a decent challenge when they take on defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL encounter, here tomorrow. It will be extremely difficult for Daredevils to pick up the pieces from their 10-wicket drubbing against Kings XI Punjab after being […]

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IPL-10: Delhi face Punjab in must-win tie

Mohali: Back from four consecutive losses, Delhi Daredevils are in a do-or-die situation when they take on struggling Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 tie at the I.S. Bindra Stadium here on Sunday. With just two wins from seven games, Delhi are languishing at the bottom of the league table […]

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Marlon replaces injured Quinton for Delhi Daredevils

Kolkata: West Indian all-rounder Marlon Samuels will replace injured Quinton de Kock for the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) edition, Delhi Daredevils announced on Thursday. De Kock, the wicketkeeper-batsman, was ruled out due to injury ahead of the season. A veteran of 71 Tests, 187 One-Day Internationals and 55 T20Is, Samuels has played […]

Harbhajan lashes out against 'racist' Jet Airways pilot

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Veteran cricketer Harbhajan Singh on Wednesday lashed out against a Jet Airways pilot for racial discrimination against a fellow Indian passenger on the flight. The Punjab tweaker, who is currently playing for the Indian Premier League (IPL) side Mumbai Indians, took to Twitter to reveal that the pilot, named Bernd […]

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Virat Kohli pulls up RCB batsmen for reckless show

Kolkata: A dejected Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday admonished his batsmen after collapsing to a 82-run defeat against the Kolkata Knight Riders here, saying such performance from the famed batting line up was “unacceptable”. Calling it the RCB’s “worst batting performance”, Kohli said that “it really hurts”. The visitors were bundled out […]

IPL-10: Confident Delhi face stern test vs KKR

New Delhi: Beaming with confidence after winning two matches on the trot, a resurgent Delhi Daredevils will be eager to keep the momentum going when they take on two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Monday. Delhi overcame their opening loss to Royal Challengers Bangalore […]

Nita Ambani honours Mumbai Indians stars on 10th anniversary

Mumbai: Two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Mumbai Indians (MI) honoured several former players and coaches during their 10th anniversary celebrations here. Former Mumbai Indians mentor Anil Kumble, who guided the team to their first IPL trophy in 2013, was honoured along with current mentor Sachin Tendulkar. “It was under Anil bhai’s mentorship that we […]

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I am certainly to blame, says RCB skipper Watson

New Delhi: Skipper Shane Watson today blamed himself for Royal Challenger Bangalore’s humiliating defeat against King XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League at Holkar Cricket Stadium here. “I didn’t start well with the bat and I”m certainly to blame, getting out in the first over,” Watson said after Punjab overhauled the 149-run target in […]

Hyderabad beat Bangalore in IPL opener

Hyderabad: Defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad rode on a solid top order contribution and some disciplined bowling to defeat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 35 runs in the opening match of the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Wednesday. Asked to bat first by the visitors, Hyderabad posted a commanding 207/4 in their allotted 20 […]

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Please consider Pakistani players for IPL: Rishi Kapoor

Mumbai: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has made a plea for Pakistani players to be considered for playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) again. The 64-year-old actor took to Twitter on Tuesday night, on the eve of the opening ceremony of the 10th edition of the premier cricket tournament. “IPL. You got world players. Afghanistan […]

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Maxwell handed the reigns of Kings XI for IPL 10

New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab on Friday announced Australian big-hitter Glenn Mxwell as the captain of the side for the upcoming 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), to be played April 5 to May 21. The 28-year-old Maxwell will take over from India’s Test opener Murali Vijay, who was named captain midway through […]

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OCA recommends 10 Odisha players for IPL 2017

Cuttack: The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) today recommended the name of 10 players the state to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for their auction in the 10th edition of the Indian Premiere League (IPL) starting from April 5. The 10 players are Biplab Samantray, Gobinda Poddar, Suryakanta Pradhan, Dipak Behera, Basant […]

2 arrested in Umerkote for betting on IPL matches

Two persons were arrested on charges betting in IPL matches following a raid at a house on Umerkote-Raighar road on Thursday evening

Why continued silence on Lalit Modi issue, Congress asks Modi

New Delhi: The Congress today questioned prime minister Narendra Modi’s “continued silence” on the Lalit Modi issue, saying there cannot be different set of rules for UPA and BJP ministers. The opposition party also said that the claim about travel documents being issued to the former Indian Premier League chief on humanitarian grounds was “false” […]

Mumbai Indians beat CSK by 41 runs in IPL final

Mumbai Indians defeated Chennai Super Kings by 41 runs in the final at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday to be crowned as Indian Premier League (IPL) Champions

Mumbai beat Chennai by 25 runs to enter IPL final

Mumbai: A timely half-century by opener Lendl Simmons and some quality bowling helped Mumbai Indians secure a place in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 final with a 25-run victory over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the qualifier 1 at the Wankhede Stadium here yesterday. Simmons rose to the occasion as he scored 65 off […]

Mumbai, Chennai on war path for IPL final berth

With an eye on the much-awaited final, heavyweights Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) face-off in a high-voltage clash in the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium here tomorrow

Kohli, Gayle help RCB climb second on the table

Hyderabad: Virat Kohli’s late blitz of 44 runs from 19 balls and Chris Gayle’s cameo helped Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in a rain-curtailed Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here yesterday Gayle smashed a 10 ball 35 and helped his side climb to second spot on the league […]

Daredevils register six-wicket win against CSK

Raipur: An impressive bowling display from Delhi Dardevils earned them a six-wicket victory against league leaders Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium yesterday. Chasing 120, Delhi reached the target fairly comfortably in 16.4 overs with 20 balls to spare. The win was Delhi’s […]

Warner, Henriques guide Sunrisers to five-run win over Kings XI

Hyderabad: Leading from the front, skipper David Warner struck a decent knock, while his bowlers bowled economically, picking up wickets at regular intervals to beat Kings XI Punjab by 5 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium yesterday. With the win, Sunrisers move two places up the points […]

CSK conquer Royals to claim IPL top spot

Chennai: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) climbed to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table with a 12-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in a league match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium yesterday. Chasing 158, Royals were restricted to 145 for nine in 20 overs. CSK improved to 16 points from 12 matches, keeping […]

Mumbai Indians climb to fourth spot with win over CSK

Mumbai Indians jumped to the fourth spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) standings with a crucial six-wicket victory over hosts Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in a group league match at the M.A Chaidambaram Stadium here yesterday

BCCI clears Narine's bowling action

Kolkata Knight Riders spinner Sunil Narine was today cleared to bowl his off-spinners by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after undergoing a successful correction of his bowling action

KKR, Kings XI seek road to IPL recovery

Having lost the last of their individual encounters, both Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will seek their path to recovery when they lock horns against each other in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here tomorrow