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Tag: Ipl

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

Hrithik charms Kolkata at IPL-8 opening

Performing in the city for the second time after 15 years, Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan on Tuesday cast a spell on his fans and sealed his connect with West Bengal during his nostalgic performance at the Indian Premier League (IPL-8) opening at the Salt Lake stadium here

IPL media rights given to Novi Digital Entertainment

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) yesterday awarded certain media rights of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to Novi Digital Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. for a period of three years. Novi Digital Entertainment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Star India Pvt. Ltd., got the rights for a cumulative fee of Rs.302.2 crores […]

SC bars Srinivasan from contesting BCCI election

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday said sidelined Indian cricket board chief N. Srinivasan cannot contest any election to a board post as long as he was involved in a “conflict of interest” situation as an owner of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK). “No one who has any commercial interest in the BCCI events […]

KKR given royal felicitation at Eden

Shah Rukh Khan was delayed by two hours but that did not take any sheen off the felicitation of IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the presence of about one lakh spectators and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday

Brilliant Pandey guides KKR to second IPL triumph

Manish Pandey played an absolute blinder as Kolkata Knight Riders held their nerves to beat a spirited Kings XI Punjab by three wickets in an exhilarting summit clash to win the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League here on Sunday

KKR eye top-two finish, take on resurgent SRH

Buoyed by a record-levelling sixth win on the trot and the confirmation of their place in the playoffs, Kolkata Knight Riders will now gun for a top-two finish when they take on a resurgent Sunrisers Hyderabad in their IPL fixture here tomorrow

Mumbai Indians take on Super Kings in IPL contest

Their campaign back on track after tasting five successive losses in the UAE, defending champions Mumbai Indians will now face two-time title winners Chennai Super Kings in a potentially explosive no-holds-barred contest at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday

Learning everyday success mantra for "grounded" Rahane

It has been a breakthrough season for Ajinkya Rahane as 2013-14 has seen him cement his spot in India's Test side but the talented Rajasthan Royals batsman wants to "keep his feet" grounded and says every day is a "learning experience" for him

Clash of IPL titans today

Revenge would be on top of Chennai Super Kings' mind when they lock horns with a dominant Kings XI Punjab in what promises to be a mouth-watering clash of the seventh Indian Premier League at the Barabati Stadium, here today

Struggling Delhi face Chennai challenge in IPL fixture

Delhi Daredevils face an uphill task of stopping a rampaging Chennai Super Kings as the two sides gear up to lock horns in an Indian Premier League match at Feroz Shah Kotla ground, here on Monday

RCB look to return to winning ways in match at home

Left to lick their wounds after losing their last three matches in a row, Royal Challengers Bangalore will look to return to winning ways when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in their first home match in IPL 7 here on Sunday