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  • Supreme Court to announce new IPL probe panel today 16-05-2014 10:51 AM

    The new Justice Mukul Mudgal-led probe panel to continue investigations into the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal is expected to be announced by the Supreme Court on Friday. According to reports, the SC will read out an order in open court without any formal hearing, which is scheduled for September...
  • IPL 7: Clinical Rajasthan Royals thump Delhi Daredevils by 62 runs 15-05-2014 11:46 PM

    Rajasthan Royals consolidated their chances of making it to the play-offs of the seventh edition of IPL on Thursday with a magnificent 62-run victory over a listless Delhi Daredevils, who are already out of the play-off contention. Chasing a mammoth target of 202, Delhi Daredevils kept on losing wickets at...
  • I'm the solution to Team India's opening woes: Uthappa 15-05-2014 12:52 PM

    Robin Uthappa was elegance personified during his 52-ball 80 as he powered Kolkata Knight Riders to a convincing six-wicket win over Mumbai Indians on Wednesday. Uthappa has been in superb form in IPL 7 and is currently the fourth highest scorer in the tournament with 302 runs from nine games....
  • IPL 7: Beleaguered Delhi look to redeem pride against Rajasthan 15-05-2014 08:59 AM

    An out-of-sorts Delhi Daredevils will be playing for pride when they take on Rajasthan Royals, who will look to consolidate their top-four spot in the points table on Thursday. Delhi are staring down the barrel after losing all five matches since the tournament returned to India and now they can...
  • IPL 7: Kolkata keep playoff hopes alive with big win over Mumbai 14-05-2014 11:01 PM

    Kolkata Knight Riders boosted their chances of qualifying for the IPL-7 playoffs with a morale-boosting six-wicket win over Mumbai Indians, leaving the defending champions staring at an early exit from the tournament after their seventh loss. After KKR bowlers restricted MI to a modest 141 for 5, opener Robin Uthappa...
  • Former England allrounder Andrew Flintoff all set for Twenty20 return 14-05-2014 10:12 PM

    English cricket club Lancashire have confirmed that they are in talks with former England allrounder Andrew Flintoff over a return to the team for this season's Twenty20 Blast, BBC reported. The 36-year-old Flintoff, who has been out of cricket since 2009, has recently been training with Lancashire. "We are in...
  • IPL 7: Top-order cameos help Punjab chase down Hyderabad's 205 14-05-2014 07:44 PM

    Wriddhiman Saha, Glenn Maxwell and Manan Vohra played out of their skin to script Kings XI Punjab's six-wicket win after their second successful 200-plus chase of the season, which outdid a stunning knock from Sunrisers Hyderabad's wicketkeeper batsman Naman Ojha. Ojha, promoted up the order as a pinch hitter, responded...
  • IPL 7: Back in form Kolkata eyeing victory against inconsistent Mumbai 14-05-2014 10:59 AM

    After captain Gautam Gambhir guided Kolkata Knight Riders to a comprehensive nine-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab, the team will be high on confidence when they take on Mumbai Indians, who registered a clinical win against Hyderabad. The last time the two sides faced off was in the IPL-7 opener...
  • IPL 7: Hyderabad face a tough task against Punjab 14-05-2014 08:25 AM

    Race to the playoffs in IPL 7 has entered the final lap, and on Wednesday Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab will try to outsprint each other to stay in contention for a top-four finish. At the outset, the contest seems lopsided - with Punjab second on the table with...
  • IPL 7: Yuvraj Singh inspires RCB to much needed 16-run win over Delhi 14-05-2014 12:20 AM

    Yuvraj Singh blasted an unbeaten 68 off just 29 balls in a stunning six-hitting exhibition to power Royal Challengers Bangalore to a 16-run victory over Delhi Daredevils, who could score only 170 for 7 in reply at the M Chinnaswamy stadium on Tuesday. Yuvraj, who had scored a brilliant 83...
  • IPL 7: Chennai go top with a nervy 5-wicket win over Rajasthan 13-05-2014 06:50 PM

    MS Dhoni's street-smart cricket once again came to Chennai Super Kings' rescue as the CSK skipper kept his cool to take Chennai home in a last-over finish, chasing Rajasthan Royals' modest 148 in Ranchi on Tuesday. The win also took Chennai top of the table, displacing Kings XI Punjab, with...
  • IPL 7: CSK rope in David Hussey to replace injured Dwayne Bravo 13-05-2014 09:17 AM

    Chennai Super Kings have roped in Australian batsman David Hussey as replacement for the injured Dwayne Bravo, who has already been ruled out of the rest of IPL 7 due to injury. Bravo did damage to this shoulder while trying to take a catch in the first match of the...
  • IPL 7: Bangalore and Delhi in battle of survival 13-05-2014 08:49 AM

    After losing from a position of strength in their previous encounter, the inconsistent Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns with bottom-of-the-table Delhi Daredevils in Match No. 38 of the Indian Premier League on Tuesday. RCB have won only three of their nine games, while DD have fared even worse, winning...
  • IPL 7: Chennai target top spot by beating Rajasthan 13-05-2014 08:30 AM

    Chennai Super Kings will have their sights set on the No. 1 position on the IPL-7 points table but getting there won't be easy as in their way will be the dogged Rajasthan Royals. Chennai and Kings XI Punjab are currently level on points (14) after playing nine games each,...
  • IPL 7: Rayudu, Simmons power Mumbai to an easy win over Hyderabad 12-05-2014 11:04 PM

    Driven by knocks of Lendl Simmons (68 off 50) and Ambati Rayudu (68 off 46), Mumbai Indians overwhelmed Sunrisers Hyderabad's target of 158 with ease by clinching the match by seven wickets at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Monday. A total of 157 looked competitive, but Simmons and Ambati...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai must beat Hyderabad to stay alive for playoffs 12-05-2014 08:22 AM

    Mumbai Indians' title-defence slipped further after the defeat against Chennai Super Kings, and now, with just 2 wins in 8 matches, the defending champions find themselves in must-win territory against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Match 36 of IPL 7 at Hyderabad on Monday. Mumbai registered comprehensive successive wins over Kings XI...
  • IPL 7: Smith, Faulkner overshadow Yuvraj as RR beat RCB by 5 wickets 11-05-2014 11:17 PM

    The M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Sunday saw one of the most incredible run-chases in T20 history when Steven Smith and James Faulkner snatched a win from Royal Challengers Bangalore's as Rajasthan Royals overshadowed Yuvraj Singh's heroics to chase down 190 and win by 5 wickets. Chasing a stiff...
  • IPL 7: Gambhir guides Kolkata to a 9-wicket win over Punjab 11-05-2014 07:12 PM

    Kolkata Knight Riders made a strong statement in Cuttack on Sunday where, led by Gautam Gambhir's 63 not out, they beat the high-flying Kings XI Punjab comprehensively by 9 wickets after KKR bowlers limited the red-hot KXIP batting line-up to an average 149. Gambhir added 68 runs for the opening...
  • IPL 7: Bangalore desperate for a win against Rajasthan 11-05-2014 08:34 AM

    The battle between Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday is of huge importance for the latter who are struggling to stay afloat in IPL 7 reeling under a string of losses. The two teams have had an entirely opposite run in their 8 matches apiece in the tournament...
  • IPL 7: Kolkata face Punjab's might in Cuttack 11-05-2014 08:23 AM

    Kolkata Knight Riders' already tough job is going to get tougher in Cuttack on Sunday when Gautam Gambhir & Co try to repair their IPL 7 campaign against the intimidating table-toppers Kings XI Punjab. With the kind of form Punjab batsmen are in, it's going to be an uphill task...
  • IPL 7: Smith, Ashwin power Chennai to a 4-wicket win over Mumbai 10-05-2014 11:23 PM

    Opener Dwayne Smith's fine 57 off 51 balls and R Ashwin's 3-wicket haul helped Chennai Super Kings clinch a 4-wicket victory over Mumbai Indians with 3 balls to spare at the Wankhede Stadium. With the win, Chennai broke Mumbai's impeccable 10-match winning record at the Wankhede, the longest winning streak...
  • IPL 7: Hyderabad beat Delhi by 8 wickets in a rain-interrupted tie 10-05-2014 08:40 PM

    The hide and seek played by rain at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Saturday saw Sunrisers Hyderabad sneak home with crucial points against Delhi Daredevils, who now have only a mathematical chance of reaching the playoffs after the 8-wicket defeat. Rain stopped play four times in Match 32 of IPL...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai up for Chennai test at Wankhede 10-05-2014 08:34 AM

    With their campaign back on track after plunging to five straight defeats back in the UAE, defending champions Mumbai Indians will now face two-time title winners Chennai Super Kings in a potentially explosive encounter at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. Both the teams are expected to put up a spectacle...
  • IPL 7: Miller, Sandeep script Punjab's big win over Bangalore 09-05-2014 11:24 PM

    Kings XI Punjab cemented their position on top of the IPL-7 points table with their seventh win of the season on Friday against Royal Challengers Bangalore, whose famed batting line-up failed miserably in chase of 198 to lose the game by 32 runs - thanks to KXIP's stars of the...
  • IPL 7: Struggling Delhi in must-win territory against Hyderabad 09-05-2014 06:22 PM

    After three consecutive defeats, a beleaguered Delhi Daredevils - languishing at the bottom of the points table with just 2 wins in 8 games - will look to add some hope to their campaign when they face Sunrisers Hyderabad at home on Saturday. Only a miraculous comeback can now bring...
  • Watch: The IPL-7 fight and catch that went viral 09-05-2014 12:10 PM

    Chris Lynn, Kieron Pollard and Mitchell Starc became famous for different reasons in the first half of Indian Premier League's seventh edition. While Kolkata Knight Riders' allrounder Lynn took a stunning catch to help his team beat Royal Challengers Bangalore, an ugly spat between RCB bowler Starc and Mumbai Indians'...
  • IPL 2014: Punjab look to cement top spot against Bangalore 09-05-2014 07:59 AM

    Glenn Maxwell will be the cynosure of all eyes when a rampaging Kings XI Punjab take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Friday. Maxwell, who fell within touching distance of a century for the fourth time in the competition...
  • Watch: Amit Mishra involved in one of the funniest run-outs 09-05-2014 01:33 AM

    Rajasthan Royals ran out Sunrisers Hyderabad's Amit Mishra on third throw in an IPL-7 match on Thursday. Wicketkeeper Sanju Samson missed the target after Mishra tried to sneak a bye, and the ball went to bowler James Faulkner who missed as well. Finally, Samson threw down the stumps with Mishra...
  • IPL 7: Hyderabad bowlers defend 134 to beat Rajasthan by 32 runs 08-05-2014 11:12 PM

    Bhuvneshwar Kumar led an inspired Sunrisers Hyderabad bowling unit with a four-wicket spell to successfully defend a modest total of 134 against Rajasthan Royals and get a much needed 32-run victory for his side at Ahmedabad on Thursday. Bhuvneshwar's figures read 4/14, including three wickets in the 18th over, that...
  • Glenn Maxwell mayhem continues in IPL 7 08-05-2014 12:55 PM

    Glenn Maxwell continued with his incredible batting form in this Indian Premier League as he blasted a 38-ball 90 in a stupendous exhibition of strokeplay to single-handedly take Kings XI Punjab to a comprehensive 44-run victory over Chennai Super Kings on Wednesday. Maxwell is the highest run scorer this season...