INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE

  • Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan eye Indian team comeback via IPL 2 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Hoping to make a comeback into the Indian cricket team with stellar showings in the IPL, new Delhi Daredevils recruits Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan on Tuesday said they will make their stint with the franchise count to revive their international careers. Delhi bagged Yuvraj for a record fee...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders might pull out of IPL 8: reports 8 hours 24 minutes ago

    The eighth edition of the Indian Premier League is still eight days away but the controversy has already hit the tournament. Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are set to get into a legal battle with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) regarding the participation of their...
  • Azhar Mahmood, Johan Botha join Kolkata Knight Riders 20 hours 57 minutes ago

    With the 2015 World Cup done and dusted, the cricket world now slowly shifts its focus to the eighth edition of Pepsi Indian Premier League, starting on April 8 with a clash between Kolkata Knight Riders, the defending champions, and Mumbai Indians at Eden Gardens. Venky Mysore, the chief executive officer...
  • Ricky Ponting starts new innings as Mumbai Indians coach 22 hours 8 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Monday began his new innings as the head coach of the Mumbai Indians who commenced their training at the Wankhede Stadium ahead of the Indian Premier League season 8, scheduled to start on April 8. Ponting, who led his country to World Cup glory...
  • No time to rest for Australia's World Cup stars Yesterday

    Melbourne: Australia's cricketers might be celebrating their World Cup triumph, but they have very little time for recuperation after a gruelling 44-day tournament as a bulk of the stars head to India in less than a weeks time to participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The cash-rich tournament starts in...
  • Pietersen to miss the first phase of the IPL 8 to reignite England career 1 week ago

    London: Kevin Pietersen has been released from part of his contract with Indian Premier League side Sunrisers Hyderabad, enabling the batsman to play for an English county to improve his chances of an England recall. In a statement released on his official website, Pietersen says "I'm going to do everything in...
  • Bharat Arun joins Royal Challengers Bangalore as assistant coach March 22, 2015

    B Arun has been confirmed as assistant coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore for the 2015 edition of the Indian Premier League, starting on April 8. Arun, currently at the World Cup with the Indian team as bowling coach, will join the support staff consisting of Daniel Vettori, the head coach, Allan...
  • Rajasthan Royals pay Rs 15 crore part-penalty in FEMA case to ED March 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Jaipur IPL Cricket Pvt Ltd (JIPL), which owns Rajasthan Royals, has paid Rs 15 crore to the Enforcement Directorate as a part-payment of the Rs 100 crore penalty imposed by the agency two years ago. "ED received penalty of Rs 15 crore from Jaipur IPL Cricket Pvt Ltd under FEMA,"...
  • IPL-style cue sport league to be launched by BSFI March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Billiards and Snooker Federation of India on Thursday announced that it will launch an IPL-style franchise-based cue sport league featuring Indian and foreign players between June and August. Each match in the Cue Slam, featuring eight franchise-based cities which are yet to be identified, will have a billiards, a snooker...
  • No decision taken on cheerleaders, says IPL chairman March 10, 2015

    IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal on Tuesday said that no decision has been taken yet on banning cheerleaders from the popular T20 league. "We have not taken any decision on banning cheerleaders from the IPL and after parties are already not there," Biswal told PTI. The cheerleaders have been a regular feature at...
  • IPL: BCCI mulls banning cheerleaders, after-match parties March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) is mulling over the idea of no after-match parties and cheerleaders in the next edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) as they look to restore the reputation of the Tournament. Sources told CNN-IBN that the BCCI has proposed banning the two...
  • RCA factions to test their strengths on Monday March 8, 2015

    Jaipur: Rival factions of Rajasthan Cricket Association will test their strengths when the no confidence motion against top four office bearers, including former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, is put to vote during the Extraordinary General Meeting here on Monday. Mehmood Abdi, the Deputy President of RCA and president of Sri Ganganagar...
  • Ranjib Biswal to remain Indian Premier League chairman March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Odisha Cricket Association president Ranjib Biswal will retain his position as the chairman of the cash-rich Indian Premier League in the new regime under Jagmohan Dalmiya. Although none of the sub-committees has been announced, it has been reliably learnt that there won't be any change in the IPL hierarchy...
  • Players are now used to IPL schedule: Virender Sehwag March 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Out-of-favour India opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday said that the start of the cash-rich Indian Premier League less than 10 days after the conclusion of the ongoing cricket World Cup was not a problem as the players were used to such kind of tight schedule. Asked if the players would...
  • IPL promoters face 'closer scrutiny' of transactions March 3, 2015

    Kochi: The newly-elected BCCI vice president on tuesday said there will be a "closer scrutiny" of financial transactions of IPL teams' promoters to make the "world's biggest cricket event" a transparent affair. A day after he was elected as BCCI vice president, IPL governing council member T C Mathew said all...
  • Abdi claims Srinivasan faces contempt of court March 2, 2015

    Chennai: Suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) deputy president Mehmood Abdi has alleged that N Srinivasan committed contempt of court by participating in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the BCCI at a city hotel here on Monday. Abdi, the permanent representative of RCA in BCCI, claimed that despite being asked to...
  • Want to learn the art of reverse swing from Zaheer Khan: Gurinder Singh Sandhu February 26, 2015

    Perth: Narrowly missing out on a spot in Australia's World Cup squad, Indian-origin pacer Gurinder Singh Sandhu is nonetheless excited at the prospect of playing alongside Zaheer Khan in the upcoming IPL and "learn the art of reverse swing" from the wily seamer. Sandhu, who has played two ODIs for Australia...
  • IPL cuts through barriers February 22, 2015

    Especially, but not necessarily exclusively, outside India, the Indian Premier League is a much maligned beast. Every reference to the most popular cricket league in the world is prefixed by 'cash-rich', as if that is the USP of the domestic Twenty20 competition with an international flavour. It has been identified...
  • England captain Eoin Morgan defends missing ODI for IPL February 19, 2015

    Wellington: England captain Eoin Morgan has defended his involvement in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after it emerged he would miss a One-Day International to play in the lucrative Twenty20 event. Morgan was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs.2 crore during Monday's IPL auction. England are scheduled to play a One-Day international...
  • India probes N Srinivasan over IPL broadcast fee February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: India s top financial policing agency is probing world cricket boss Narayanaswami Srinivasan and others over an alleged $69 million "facilitation fee" paid over broadcast rights for the Indian Premier League, an official said on Tuesday. The Enforcement Directorate has issued "show cause notices" to Srinivasan, disgraced former Indian Premier...
  • IPL Auction: Crores exchange hands, some stay hot some not February 17, 2015

    Bangalore: The 2015 Indian Premier League auction didn't quite capture the imagination as its predecessor did. With the World Cup going on and Ireland dismantling the once indomitable West Indies, that wasn't too surprising; but this was also partly because the eight teams were largely looking to plug gaps and...
  • IPL Auction: Who is Rs. 2.4 crore worth KC Cariappa? February 16, 2015

    KC Cariappa, a 20-year-old mystery spinner, was a stunning pick by the Kolkata Knight Riders in Monday's players' auction for the 2015 Indian Premier League season. Bought for Rs 2.40 crore, the little-known Cariappa was perhaps the most shocking buy in an auction where veterans such as Kumar Sangakkara went...
  • IPL Auction 2015: Yuvraj's 16 cr talk of the town; Zaheer, Irfan find buyers February 16, 2015

    Bengaluru: Left-hand all-rounder Yuvraj Singh and wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik were sold for big bucks in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction held on Monday ahead of the eighth season. Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews and Indian leg-spinner Amit Mishra also fetched big money in the auction. Yuvraj was picked up by Delhi...
  • Happy to be playing for Delhi Daredevils under Kirsten: Yuvraj Singh February 16, 2015

    Allrounder Yuvraj Singh, who on Monday became Indian Premier League's costliest ever buy by going for a whopping Rs 16 crore to Delhi Daredevils, said that he was happy to be playing again under former India coach Gary Kirsten. "I was sleeping when the auction was going on. I came to...
  • IPL 2015: Yuvraj stays hot property, sold for 16 cr; Karthik bags 10.5 cr February 16, 2015

    Bengaluru: Indian left-hander Yuvraj Singh and wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik were sold for big bucks. But in a big surprise, there were no takers for South African opener Hashim Amla after the first round of bidding for marquee players in the IPL auction here on Monday. The Indian Premier League (IPL) auction...
  • IPL 2015 Auction: Final list of all eight squads February 16, 2015

    Yuvraj Singh and Dinesh Karthik came out as the biggest earners taking home Rs. 16 crore and Rs. 10.5 crore respectively. Here're the eight squads who will lock horns from April 8 onward....
  • IPL 2015 Auction: Full list of players to be auctioned February 16, 2015

    The Indian Premier League auction ahead of its eighth seaons slated to begin from April 8 will see 344 players going under the hammer with the franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad having the heaviest remaining purse of INR 21,05,00,000. Remaining Purse for the eight franchises (INR): CSK: Rs 4,80,00,000 | Overseas Players: 6 |...
  • As it happened: IPL 2015 auction, Bangalore February 16, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Top cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Hashim Amla will be the star attractions in IPL 8 auctions that will see quite a few Indian and International players going under the hammer. Last year's most expensive buy, Yuvraj, who was picked by...
  • Yuvraj Singh, Hashim Amla among big stars to go under IPL hammer on Monday February 15, 2015

    Bengaluru: Top cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Hashim Amla will be the star attractions in IPL 8 auctions that will see quite a few Indian and International players going under the hammer on Monday. Last year's most expensive buy, Yuvraj, who was picked by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs. 14 crores, will...
  • Dinesh Karthik looking forward to IPL auction February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Dinesh Karthik's current form makes him a hot buy at the IPL auction on Monday and the revitalised wicket-keeper batsman says he would prefer to be part of a winning team rather than being paid the big bucks in an unsuccessful campaign like the one he endured last...