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    • Troubled Jonathan Trott to 'take another break' 32 minutes ago

      London: England batsman Jonathan Trott is set to take another break from cricket due to the same stress issues that forced him to quit the recent Ashes series, according to a report on Thursday. Trott decided to pull out of England's tour to Australia after the first Test in Brisbane...
    • Virat Kohli terms criticism on Yuvraj Singh after World T20 unfair 59 minutes ago

      Sharjah: Star batsman Virat Kohli termed "unfaired" the criticism directed to his India team-mate Yuvraj Singh for his performance in the recent World Twenty20 loss for India against Sri Lanka in Bangladesh. "Yuvraj got criticism recently, it's unfair. He has won us two World Cups (2007 T20 and 2011 50-over),...
    • IPL 7: Yuvraj Singh returns to form as RCB hammer sloppy Delhi Daredevils 10 hours 14 minutes ago

      A top-order collapse and schoolboy fielding cost Delhi Daredevils a heavy 8-wicket defeat in their first match of IPL 7 at Sharjah, where Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh made little work of Delhi's 145 for 4 to take Royal Challengers Bangalore home in just 16.4 overs. Jimmy Neesham and Mayank...
    • No one in BCCI to take on Srinivasan, rues Shashank Manohar 12 hours 57 minutes ago

      Former BCCI President Shashank Manohar on Thursday rued that there was no one in the board to take on N Srinivasan who is facing the heat over the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal. Srinivasan, who had ignored repeated calls for his resignation, has been stripped of his presidential powers by...
    • Foreign players miss IPL buzz in the UAE 13 hours 25 minutes ago

      Foreign players David Miller and Shaun Marsh are missing the buzz which is usually seen in the Indian Premier League. Miller, the explosive South African batsman who is part of the Kings XI Punjab squad, found UAE completely different from India, where he has experienced more excitement around the league....
    • BCCI Working Committee to discuss Supreme Court case 13 hours 46 minutes ago

      Mumbai: Heeding to the demands of some affiliated state units, the BCCI has decided to convene an emergent Working Committee meeting here on April 20 to take stock of the developments relating to the case before the Supreme Court regarding IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal. "BCCI Working Committee meeting has...
    • As it happened: Delhi vs Bangalore, Match 2, IPL 7 14 hours 26 minutes ago

      (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Delhi dropped Kohli twice in one over, which was never going to help defending an average 145/4 as Yuvraj too came to the party with a 29-ball 52*. Pre-match: Wooden-spooners of the last IPL season, Delhi Daredevils will need...
    • Kings XI Punjab poised for maiden title in IPL 7: David Miller 14 hours 30 minutes ago

      Destructing South Africa batsman David Miller believes Kings XI Punjab have built a strong squad capable of winning its maiden Indian Premier League title this year. The Punjab outfit, who have only once qualified for the knockout stage in the six editions of the event, made smart buys in the...
    • BCCI appoints Doping Control Officer for IPL-7 14 hours 44 minutes ago

      Dubai: Sports medicine expert Dr PSM Chandran was on Thursday appointed as the Lead Doping Control Officer for the seventh edition of Indian Premier League, the first leg of which has started in the UAE. Chandran has been appointed for the job by the BCCI and the IDTM (International Doping...
    • IPL 7: Controversy-ridden Rajasthan open campaign against Hyderabad 15 hours 0 minutes ago

      Rajasthan Royals fought both on and off the field last year, but the team would not like to think about its controversial past and focus on cricket alone in the seventh season of the Indian Premier League, which the Rahul Dravid-mentored franchise will begin against a strong Sunrisers Hyderabad outfit...
    • IPL 7: Chennai in for stiff opening test against Punjab 16 hours 0 minutes ago

      Distracted by off-field controversies, two-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be desperate to start the seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) on a positive note when they take on a revamped Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Friday in Abu Dhabi. CSK narrowly missed coming under the hammer of...
    • Not easy to overcome World T20 disappointment: Yuvraj Singh 16 hours 15 minutes ago

      Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh on Thursday said it was difficult to cope with the World Twenty20 final defeat against Sri Lanka but he was learning to take disappointments in his stride. India had reached the summit clash of the tournament unbeaten but failed to cap their brilliant campaign with a...
    • IPL 7: Virat Kohli signed bat and ball up for auction 18 hours 22 minutes ago

      Bangalore: As the cricket lovers gear up for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League, Collectabillia.com gives an opportunity to the fans to own a unique piece of history -- a personally signed Virat Kohli bat and ball. The product encapsulates the flamboyancy of India's rising star that will...
    • Kumar Sangakkara on Durham's radar 18 hours 51 minutes ago

      London: In a bid to bolster their county campaign this season, defending champions Durham are reportedly keen to sign Sri Lankan veteran Kumar Sangakkara on a short-term basis. Durham are understood to be in advanced negotiations with the player, but the management is not willing to reveal the deal, according...
    • IPL 7: Reuniting with Kallis helped me, says Manish Pandey 21 hours 2 minutes ago

      Abu Dhabi: On a high after playing a crucial role in Kolkata Knight Riders' stunning IPL win over defending champions Mumbai Indians, Manish Pandey said reuniting with Jacques Kallis, the veteran with whom he previously played in the Royal Challengers Bangalore team, helped him rediscover some lost form. Pandey's 64...
    • IPL 7: Rajasthan Royals will miss the Jaipur fortress 21 hours 15 minutes ago

      'Home' away from 'home', Rahul Dravid as mentor, another set of enterprising players and a continuous effort to come out of the shadow of suspicion will surround Rajasthan Royals' campaign in the seventh season of controversy-bugged Indian Premier League (IPL). Dravid hung up his IPL boots last year and expectedly...
    • Dropping Kallis and tactics cost Mumbai Indians the game 22 hours 0 minutes ago

      Abu Dhabi: Lasith Malinga picked up four wickets against Kolkata Knight Riders in the opening encounter of IPL 7 but he feels responsible for the team's loss as the Sri Lankan pacer feels the catch he dropped of Jacques Kallis cost he defending champions dearly. Kallis was dropped when he...
    • IPL 7: Kevin Pietersen blow upsets Delhi's plans for RCB battle 22 hours 29 minutes ago

      Wooden-spooners of the last Indian Premier League (IPL) season, Delhi Daredevils will need touch-up to their new look after losing skipper Kevin Pietersen to injury ahead of their opening IPL-7 match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Thursday. Pietersen is yet to recover from the finger injury he arrived with...
    • Rohit Sharma urges team-mates to learn from mistakes 23 hours 33 minutes ago

      Having started their title defence with a thumping defeat to Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians' skipper Rohit Sharma reflected on the sub-par performance of his team, saying they were unable to take wickets when it was most needed and that led to their downfall. The seventh Indian Premier League kicked...
    • Batting will be key for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 7: Gambhir Yesterday

      Abu Dhabi: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir was on Wednesday confidence personified and said his team will end up "winning most times" if it puts up a big score, which can complement the bowling attack it possesses. The seventh Indian Premier League kicked off on Wednesday with an emphatic...
    • Kallis, Narine power KKR to thumping win over Mumbai in IPL-7 opener Yesterday

      It was another match-winning performance from Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) trump card and mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who scalped four wickets giving away just 20 runs to rattle Mumbai Indians's (MI) chase after Jacques Kallis and Manish Pandey set them a target of 164 in the opening game of Indian...
    • Six states call for BCCI's emergent working committee meeting Yesterday

      New Delhi: At least six affiliated state units, including Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA), have sought an emergent working committee meeting of the BCCI on Sunday to discuss matters related to the Supreme Court case regarding the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal. The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that N Srinivasan...
    • IPL being destroyed by its creators, says Sharda Ugra Yesterday

      The senior cricket journalist feels lack of action against the wrongdoers has done a lot of damage to IPL. ...
    • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians, IPL 7, Match 1 Yesterday

      (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Defending champions Mumbai Indians are up against 2012 champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the opening match at Abu Dhabi. The first phase of IPL 7 includes 20 games that will be played at Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi between...
    • MS Dhoni expects Chennai Super Kings to reach at least semi-finals Yesterday

      Abu Dhabi: Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels adjusting to the conditions in UAE will be the biggest challenge for his team though he expects the two-time champions to at least reach the semi-finals of the seventh Indian Premier League (IPL) beginning on Wednesday. "There are players who...
    • Kevin Pietersen wants to be at his best in IPL 7 Yesterday

      As India's premiere domestic T20 tournament starts, Delhi Daredevils' captain Kevin Pietersen speaks to CNN-IBN on the road ahead. ...
    • Kevin Pietersen ruled out of 1st match, Karthik to lead DD against RCB Yesterday

      Delhi Daredevils suffered a big jolt ahead of their IPL campaign as captain Kevin Pietersen was on Thursday ruled out of their opening match against Royal Challengers Bangalore here on Thursday due to a finger injury. Pietersen, who was bought by Daredevils for USD 1.5 million (Rs 9 crore), had...