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  • Live Score: AB de Villiers' wicket puts Mumbai Indians on course 4 hours 16 minutes ago

    (For Live blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pushed to the wall after four successive defeats, Mumbai Indians would look to bounce back when they take on a formidable Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier league. Mumbai were in a similar situation even last season, losing all...
  • IPL 2015: Mumbai Indians seek fresh start, take on Bangalore 11 hours 7 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Pushed to the wall after four successive defeats, Mumbai Indians would look to bounce back when they take on a formidable Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier league match on Sunday. Mumbai were in a similar situation even last season, losing all their five matches in the early stage,...
  • IPL 8: We will look to play fearless cricket, says Darren Sammy Yesterday

    Bengaluru: Mumbai Indians might be low in confidence after their four successive defeats but RCB allrounder Darren Sammy on Saturday said they are not going to take their rivals lightly and will look to play fearless cricket when they clash in an IPL-8 match here tomorrow. Mumbai is the only team,...
  • IPL 8: Rossouw trying to break into star-studded RCB line-up Yesterday

    Bangalore: Rilee Rossouw and Virat Kohli first crossed paths seven years ago, at the Under-19 World Cup final in Kuala Lumpur. Both batsmen were talked up as future batting mainstays, and the man who mentored them early in their careers, Ray Jennings, often spoke in admiration at the talent at...
  • IPL 8: Mitchel Starc fit to play for Royal Challengers Bangalore Yesterday

    Bangalore: Mitchell Starc, out of action since the end of the 2015 World Cup because of a knee injury, is scheduled to leave Australia to join his Royal Challengers Bangalore team-mates in the Pepsi Indian Premier League 2015 on Sunday (April 19). Starc would then be available to take part in...
  • IPL 8: Yuzvendra Chahal relishing his spell under captain Virat Kohli 2 days ago

    Royal Challengers Bangalore have had a mixed start to their IPL 2015 campaign, bearding Kolkata Knight Riders in their own den before being spanked by Sunrisers Hyderabad at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, their Bangalore bastion. In the absence of Mitchell Starc and Adam Milne, both recovering from injuries, Bangalore's bowling has...
  • IPL: Gautam Gambhir backs Robin Uthappa on Sarfaraz controversy 5 days ago

    Kolkata: Rallying behind team-mate Robin Uthappa on his reported altercation with Royal Challengers Bangalore's Sarfaraz Khan, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir said on Tuesday that such incidents can happen in the 'heat of things'. According to media reports, KKR opener Uthappa had a scuffle with RCB batsman Sarfaraz after...
  • IPL can lead me to the next World Cup, feels SRH's Ravi Bopara 5 days ago

    In his article in the 2013 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, Mike Atherton described Ravi Bopara as one of the most talented players of their time in the English setup along with Chris Lewis, Mark Lathwell and Owais Shah. Atherton obviously knows what he is saying; Bopara did after all score three...
  • IPL 2015: RCB's Mandeep Singh yet to carve a niche for himself 5 days ago

    When Virat Kohli was dismissed during Royal Challengers Bangalore's match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Monday (April 13), the score read 93 for 3 in 11.5 overs. AB de Villiers had already hit two boundaries, and the situation demanded the incoming batsman to rotate the strike...
  • IPL 8: Kohli unhappy with RCB pacers not living up to the challenge 5 days ago

    Bangalore: When Chris Gayle got off the team bus at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Monday (April 13), everyone around him stopped what they were doing to catch a glimpse of the man whose 56-ball 96 had given Royal Challengers Bangalore their first win of the Pepsi Indian Premier League...
  • Can Sunrisers Hyderabad register their first win in IPL 8? 6 days ago

    Riding high after beating KKR in their opening match, RCB will look to exploit the home advantage when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad. ...
  • IPL 8: Royal Challengers Bangalore aim for second win on trot, set to face Hyderabad 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: Riding high after beating defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in their opening match, Royal Challengers Bangalore will look to exploit the home advantage when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL cricket match in Bengaluru on Monday. Known to be under-performers despite boasting of devastating batsmen like Chris Gayle...
  • IPL 8: KKR trump card Sunil Narine yet to sizzle with ball 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) star spinner Sunil Narine, whose lethal deliveries brought down the best of batsmen in the previous editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL), is yet to pick up a single wicket even after two matches in the current edition of the Twenty-20 tournament. Narine remained wicketless...
  • IPL 2015: Chris Gayle took the match away from us, says Yusuf Pathan 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Unfazed by the loss against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Yusuf Pathan said his team did everything right till a Chris Gayle storm took the IPL match away from it here. The defending champions got regular breakthroughs and dismissed the dangerous duo of Virat Kohli and AB de...
  • IPL 8: The team points matter and not individual scores, says Gambhir 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Saturday rued dropping Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Chris Gayle twice saying "If you keep dropping catches, someone like Chris will hurt you." On both occasions the culprit was South African fast-bowler Morne Morkel who first dropped the left-hander on 33 and then...
  • IPL 8: Chris Gayle showed why he is world class, says Virat Kohli 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli said on Saturday that he regarded winning their Indian Premier League opener against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)as one of their better wins. RCB struggled initially but edged past the KKR total of 177/6 with three wickets and an over to spare, courtesy a...
  • IPL 8: Gayle's 96 off 56 helps Bangalore beat KKR in a nail-biter 1 week ago

    Chris Gayle hammered the Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers into submission with a breathtaking 96 that guided Royal Challengers Bangalore to a three-wicket victory at the Eden Gardens on Saturday. Chasing a victory target of 178, Gayle singlehandedly tore apart the home team attack as his 56 ball innings had seven boundaries...
  • IPL 8: Sunil Gavaskar cheekily asks Virat Kohli 'is she here' April 11, 2015

    Kolkata: Cricket legend and commentator Sunil Gavaskar on Saturday found himself at the wrong end of the social media over his act of asking Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli "is she here" in an apparent reference to his actress girlfriend Anushka Sharma. During the toss for Royal's match against Kolkata...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 8 April 11, 2015

    For LIVE updates, scroll down to bottom of the page. Royal Challengers Bangalore may have the most star-studded batting line-up but will find themselves under tremendous pressure when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders. Winning two titles in last three seasons and having achieved a 14-match winning streak in 2014,...
  • IPL 8: Sean Abbott is a complete cricketer, says RCB skipper Virat Kohli April 11, 2015

    Kolhi feels he, Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers will play more freely this season. ...
  • IPL 8: Playing in India will test my mettle, says Sean Abbott April 11, 2015

    Kolkata: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer Sean Abbott on Saturday said it will be testing times for him to play in Indian conditions during the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL). Having had a emotionally tough last year after his bouncer fatally hit compatriot Phillip Hughes in a domestic match on November...
  • Murder convict disguises himself as visitor, escpaes from Bangalore Central Jail April 11, 2015

    Bengaluru: A murder convict escaped from Bangalore Central Jail on Friday evening. Manjunath disguised himself as a visitor and escaped the prison. He was in the jail for past six years. Search operations have been launched by the police to apprehend him. ...
  • IPL 8: Star-studded RCB face defending champions KKR April 11, 2015

    Kolkata: Royal Challengers Bangalore may have the most star-studded batting line-up but will find themselves under tremendous pressure when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League match on Saturday. Winning two titles in last three seasons and having achieved a 14-match winning streak in 2014,...
  • IPL 8: Can't have a set plan against AB de Villiers, says Morne Morkel April 10, 2015

    Kolkata: Praising Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman AB de Villiers' ability to read the game, Kolkata Knight Riders' South African pace spearhead Morne Morkel on Friday said it was a difficult to set a plan against his compatriot known for playing unorthodox shots. "You can't really plan against A.B. de Villiers, he...
  • IPL 8: Varun Aaron can play big role in RCB pace attack, says Allan Donald April 10, 2015

    Kolkata: Royal Challengers Bangalore bowling coach Allan Donald has said in the absence of Mitchell Starc and Adam Milne, who both had a very fruitful World Cup, pacer Varun Aaron can play an important role in the pace attack for RCB this IPL season. "We need to be more attacking, extensively...
  • IPL 8: Spinner Sunil Narine is a class act, says Virat Kohli April 10, 2015

    Kolkata: Star Indian batsman and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli praised Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spin spearhead Sunil Narine calling him a world class bowler on Friday. Ahead of their Saturday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match against defending champions KKR at the Eden Gardens here, Kohli asserted his side...
  • Easier to captain an IPL team, says Virat Kohli April 10, 2015

    Kolkata: Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli said on Friday that it is easier to lead an Indian Premier League (IPL) side as the foreign recruits bring in a wealth of experience and make a captain's job easier. "Captaincy is an easier job in IPL, I believe. You see we have...
  • Sean Abbott's ability will be put to test in IPL 2015 April 10, 2015

    It's just after 5pm, not really hot but criminally humid, and Chris Gayle has just lost the third consecutive 30-yard dash to Yuzvendra Chahal, half his size but twice as fast, which might not be saying much. Virat Kohli is putting on his pads and AB de Villiers is having a...