IPL5

  • Chandila was paid Rs 12 lakh for spotfixing in IPL 5: Police sources May 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Ajit Chandila was allegedly paid Rs 12 lakh by a bookie for spotfixing in last year's IPL but the attempt to manipulate matches failed as the cricketer could not play many matches, Delhi Police sources claimed on Thursday. Interestingly, the sources said, Chandila gave three cheques of Rs...
  • Bombay HC terminates arbitration order in DC v BCCI case October 18, 2012

    Mumbai: The cashstrapped Deccan Chargers will remain terminated from the Indian Premier League (IPL) after the Bombay high court on Thursday set aside a status quo order passed by an arbitrator on cessation of its membership in the league. Hearing a petition filed by the Cricket Board, Justice R D Dhanuka...
  • Deccan get three-day extension on bank guarantee October 9, 2012

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today granted three more days to Deccan Chronicles Holdings Ltd (DCHL) to give an irrevocable and unconditional bank guarantee of Rs 100 crore to the Indian cricket board regarding IPL franchise Deccan Chargers. DCHL, owners of IPL team Deccan Chargers, were on October 1 directed by...
  • Jayawardene to captain Delhi Daredevils in CLT20 September 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan Mahela Jayawardene on Friday replaced Virender Sehwag as the captain of IPL team Delhi Daredevils for next month's Champions League Twenty20 after the Indian sought to be relieved of the job to "bat more freely". "After leading Delhi Daredevils in four of the five IPL editions, Virender...
  • Rahul Sharma tested positive for drugs July 21, 2012

    Police confirmed that the cricketer's blood sample, after being caught in a rave party during IPL 5, has tested positive. ...
  • IPL nonpayment: Deccan players also waiting July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: During the IPL auctions, fans get the impression that players make easy money by playing in this tournaments for just few weeks. However, the reality is quite different. Apart from Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings, most of the franchises have earned negative reputations as far as the...
  • Several RCB players yet to be paid for IPL 5 July 12, 2012

    Bangalore: Some of Royal Challengers Bangalore's leading players contracted to the franchise are yet to get the first installments of their fees for playing in the last edition of the the Indian Premier League. The list, that includes both Indian and overseas stars, also figures skipper Daniel Vettori's name. Australia allrounder Andrew...
  • Banned Shalabh Srivastava pleads innocence July 1, 2012

    Kanpur: Tainted Uttar Pradesh paceman Shalabh Srivastava feels he hasn't got "justice" after the BCCI slapped a fiveyear ban that means that his career is as good as over. "I still maintain that I am innocent and I have not got justice. When I spoke to [the] BCCI officials, I told...
  • IT gives clean chit to banned IPL players July 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department has given a clean chit to the five banned domestic cricketers, who were involved in the IPL spotfixing fiasco, from any financial misconduct or receiving kickbacks in order to fix matches. The department, which conducted an investigation into the financial transactions of the five...
  • Who are the players banned by the BCCI? June 30, 2012

    Five domestic Indian cricketers TP Sudhindra, Shalabh Srivastava, Mohnish Mishra, Amit Yadav and Abhinav Bali have been banned by the BCCI after being found guilty on charges of corruption in a report submitted by Ravi Sawani. Here's a look at these players, four of whom featured in the...
  • IPL sting: BCCI panel to discuss report June 29, 2012

    Mumbai: The BCCI's disciplinary committee, headed by its president N Srinivasan, will meet here on Saturday to discuss the report submitted by Ravi Sawani on the corruption allegations against five uncapped Indian players named in a television sting operation last month. Mohnish Mishra, Shalabh Srivastava, TP Sudhindra, Amit Yadav and Abhinav...
  • IPL Governing Council to meet on Tuesday June 11, 2012

    Mumbai: The Governing Council of the Indian Premier League, headed by Rajiv Shukla, will meet in Mumbai on Tuesday to take stock of the last edition of the tournament that concluded on May 27. "It's a normal meeting, a followup of the tournament," said Cricket Board's Chief Administrative Officer Ratnkar...
  • Sawani submits report on spotfixing probe June 9, 2012

    New Delhi: BCCI's new anticorruption wing head Ravi Sawani has submitted his inquiry report on allegations of corruption, including spotfixing, levelled against five uncapped Indian players to the Board president. A sting operation by a television channel had alleged that Shalabh Srivastava, Mohnish Mishra, TP Sudhindra, Amit Yadav and Abhinav Bali...
  • Police should have probed spotfixing case: Azad June 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India cricketer Kirti Azad on Wednesday questioned the BCCI's logic behind setting up an inquiry commission to probe the spotfixing scandal that had rocked IPL 5, saying police should have investigated the matter. Azad said the BCCI has no authority to conduct a criminal investigation on its...
  • Designation is just a word: Gautam Gambhir June 2, 2012

    New Delhi: In part two of his interview with CNNIBN's sports editor Gaurav Kalra, Gautam Gambhir opens up on how he still cannot pick his KKR teammate Sunil Narine, why the IPL cannot be dragged down because of a few individuals, why the India captaincy isn't the endall of his...
  • Controversies don't make IPL bad: Sachin June 1, 2012

    Mumbai: There may be a few problems afflicting the IPL, but Sachin Tendulkar on Friday said that they don't make the entire tournament questionable. "I think there are one or two problems in every organisation and it does not make the entire organisation bad," responded Tendulkar to a query on...
  • Strict guidelines for IPL franchise owners June 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Stung by the controversies and scandals this season, the IPL authorities will put in place strict guidelines for franchise owners to ensure that the glamorous event's brand image is not dented in future. Although this year's IPL drew massive crowds, it was rocked by a spate of controversies involving...
  • Kolkata deserved IPL victory: Gautam Gambhir June 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Victorious Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir, in the first part of an extensive interview with CNNIBN's sports editor Gaurav Kalra, speaks about winning the IPL, what the victory means for the city of Kolkata and franchise coowner Shah Rukh Khan, how KKR's success was a team effort...
  • Kolkata deserved IPL victory: Gautam Gambhir May 31, 2012

    The victorious KKR captain, in an extensive interview to CNNIBN, speaks about what the victory means for the city of Kolkata, what Test cricket means to him, and much more. ...
  • Kolkata deserved IPL victory: Gautam Gambhir May 31, 2012

    The victorious KKR captain, in an extensive interview to CNNIBN, speaks about what the victory means for the city of Kolkata, what Test cricket means to him, and much more. ...
  • Watch: Shah Rukh Khan on KKR's felicitation May 31, 2012

    Shah Rukh Khan held a press conference in Mumbai on Wednesday and justified the celebrations held in Kolkata. ...
  • Scoring 1st ODI century my best moment: Tiwary May 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The entire Kolkata might be talking about the two boundaries that Manoj Tiwary hit off Dwayne Bravo's bowling but the 26yearold feels that his maiden ODI hundred against West Indies at the Chepauk last year was the best moment of his career. "I know people will remember those two...
  • Mamata felicitating KKR not wrong: SRK May 30, 2012

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders coowner Shah Rukh Khan, also the state's brand ambassador, on Tuesday said there was "nothing wrong" in the grand felicitation organised by the state government for his IPL5 winning team. As Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee organised the fete involving Governor M K Narayanan and spent lavishly on...
  • India @ 9 with Veeraraghav, Suhasini Haidar May 29, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Veeraraghav and Suhasini Haidar. ...
  • Let's not be political: Shah Rukh on KKR felicitation May 29, 2012

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders coowner Shah Rukh Khan, also the state's brand ambassador, on Tuesday said there was "nothing wrong" in the grand felicitation organised by the state government for his IPLV winning team. As Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee organised the fete involving Governor M K Narayanan and spent lavishly on...
  • News 360: Kolkata Knight Riders' frenzied homecoming May 29, 2012

    Kolkata was indeed the City of Joy on Tuesday as the Knight Riders returned to their home city having won their first ever Indian Premier League title. ...
  • Only Kolkata will rule: Shah Rukh Khan May 29, 2012

    Kolkata: The City of Joy accorded a grand welcome to Kolkata Knight Riders for their IPL triumph, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee felicitating the players and coowners Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla in front of the Writers' Buildings in Kolkata on Tuesday. "We have been waiting for this day so...
  • Lee full of admiration for captain Gambhir May 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Australian speedster Brett Lee is impressed with the leadership skills of his Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir and praised him for the way he lived up to the challenge of captaining a side with players from different countries. Lee praised Gambhir for his fighting qualities and also...
  • Mamata, Shah Rukh party; KKR players left out May 29, 2012

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee turned the victory celebrations of the newlycrowned Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) into a political show by taking centrestage during the ceremony in Kolkata on Tuesday, relegating the cricketers to the background. Mamatas crowd management...
  • Huge, frenzied crowd celebrates KKR victory march May 29, 2012

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's march with the Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders began on Tuesday with huge crowds at Eden Gardens as well as on the streets. Thousands of frenzied fans gave a grand reception to the newlycrowned IPL champions as the players celebrated their...