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  • Rahane, Smith: two key contributors to RR's success in IPL 8 3 hours 24 minutes ago

    The two Rajasthan Royals batsmen talked to CNN-IBN stating their happiness in contributing to the team's success this season. ...
  • IPL 8: Rayudu powers Mumbai Indians to a 5-wicket victory against Delhi 7 hours 55 minutes ago

    For LIVE blog, scroll down to bottom of the page Mumbai: With back-to-back victories in the last three encounters, a confident Mumbai Indians will aim to hold on to their winning touch when they face an inconsistent Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Wankhede Stadium on...
  • IPL 8: Wasim Akram credits Gambhir for Brad Hogg's emergence 8 hours 27 minutes ago

    Hailing Chinaman exponent Brad Hogg for ably replacing spin ace Sunil Narine in the side, Kolkata Knight Riders' bowling coach Wasim Akram on Tuesday credited skipper Gautam Gambhir for effecting a seamless change in the slow-bowling department. West Indian Narine was reported for a suspect bowling action during an Indian Premier...
  • IPL 8: Yusuf Pathan's cameo was crucial against Hyderabad, says Manish Pandey 13 hours 55 minutes ago

    Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Manish Pandey credited allrounder Yusuf Pathan's quick-fire cameo for the comprehensive 35-win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL T20 cricket tournament in Kolkata. Put in to bat, KKR stuttered after a flying start but Pathan's 30 not out from 19 balls pushed their total to 167/7 before...
  • IPL 8: David Warner's wicket was important for us, says Umesh Yadav 16 hours 4 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Adjudged Man-of-the-Match for his for an outstanding bowling performance, Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Umesh Yadav said getting rid of Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner early was the most important thing for his side in an Indian Premier League contest here on Monday. Umesh fiinshed with 2 for 34 from his...
  • IPL 8: David Warner rues top-order collapse against Kolkata Knight Riders 16 hours 20 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper David Warner rued losing too many wickets in the first ten overs led to their downfall, as opponents Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pulled off a 35-run win here at the Eden Gardens on Monday. Chasing 168 as target, SRH managed only 132 for 9 after being...
  • IPL 8: Umesh Yadav was key in KKR's win over Hyderabad, says Gautam Gambhir 16 hours 33 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir on Monday lauded pacer Umesh Yadav for setting up the 35-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad by claiming two crucial wickets in the opening over of the innings. Having climbed to the third position in the league table following the win, an upbeat Gambhir also...
  • IPL 8: All-round Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 35 runs Yesterday

    Kolkata Knight Riders bounced back in the home leg in style by notching up a comprehensive 35-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Indian Premier League on Monday. Defending a fighting total of 167, KKR were given a rollicking start by their speedster Umesh Yadav, who castled dangerman David Warner (4)...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 8. Match 38 Yesterday

    For LIVE blog, scroll down to bottom of the page Kolkata Knight Riders will have the psychological edge over Sunrisers Hyderabad but the defending champions will be wary of the visiting side's resurgence when they clash at the Eden Gardens. Posting three wins in four games, including one against KKR in a...
  • As it happened: Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 8, Match 37 Yesterday

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Chennai Super Kings would seek to get back to winning ways and consolidate their position at points table while Royal Challengers Bangalore would hope to build on the momentum when they lock horns in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match...
  • Angelo Mathews still optimistic about Delhi Daredevils' chances in IPL 8 Yesterday

    Delhi Daredevils are enduring an inconsistent campaign but their key all-rounder Angelo Mathews is confident that the side can turn it around and make the play-offs of the IPL cricket tournament. "We played pretty well against Mumbai Indians at Delhi on April 23. We have another chance to play in Mumbai...
  • IPL 2015: We let ourselves down, rues DD captain JP Duminy Yesterday

    Delhi Daredevils skipper Jean-Paul Duminy blamed poor batting and fielding as well as lack of intensity for his team's 14-run loss to Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. "I don't think we bowled particularly well. Also, in the field we let ourselves down. It was not only about dropped catches but about our...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata aim for consistency against a resurgent Hyderabad Yesterday

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders will have the psychological edge over Sunrisers Hyderabad but the defending champions will be wary of the visiting side's resurgence when they clash in an IPL match at the Eden Gardens on Monday. Posting three wins in four games, including one against KKR in a rain-marred encounter...
  • IPL 8: Chennai Super Kings look to bounce back against Bangalore Yesterday

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings would seek to get back to winning ways and consolidate their position at points table while Royal Challengers Bangalore would hope to build on the momentum when they lock horns in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Monday. Currently on second spot with six wins from...
  • IPL 8: All-round Rajasthan Royals beat Delhi Daredevils by 14 runs 2 days ago

    Mumbai: When Ajinkya Rahane takes guard, he brings with him a serene beauty. Whether in the cauldron of Test cricket, the middle ground of One-Day Internationals or the hurly-burly of Twenty20, Rahane remains unruffled. Even when he's smashing his way to 91 not out off just 54 balls. Even when he's...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils, IPL 8, Match 36 2 days ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) A resurgent Delhi Daredevils, who have risen up the league table after an inconsistent show in the early phase, will look to build a winning momentum when they take on Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. Daredevils drubbed Kings XI Punjab by nine...
  • IPL 8: Ajinkya Rahane feels Rajasthan Royals will be at 'home' in Mumbai 2 days ago

    Until 2013, a 'home' match for Rajasthan Royals automatically meant the side entered the field with 20% added to whatever bat and ball skills their playing XI had. At the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, the Royals made it their business to know what every tiny gust of wind would...
  • IPL 8: Sunrisers Hyderabad still got a lot of hard work to do, says Tom Moody 2 days ago

    Buoyed by the win against table-toppers Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody said his team still has quite a distance to go and will need to continue the momentum in its remaining games. "We have got lot of hard work ahead of us. This is just one step towards...
  • IPL 8: Resurgent Delhi look to avenge defeat against Rajasthan 2 days ago

    A resurgent Delhi Daredevils, who have risen up the league table after an inconsistent show in the early phase, will look to build a winning momentum when they take on Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. Daredevils drubbed Kings XI Punjab by nine wickets by riding on a splendid bowling display by comeback...
  • IPL 2015: Mumbai Indians start favourite against Kings XI Punjab 2 days ago

    Mohali: Having notched up back-to-back victories with a win over Rajasthan Royals in their last game, Mumbai Indians will start as favourites when they take on Kings XI Punjab on Sunday. Playing at home on Friday, Mumbai beat Rajasthan by eight runs, their third win in eight games, to keep their...
  • IPL 8: Warner-inspired Sunrisers Hyderabad down Chennai Super Kings by 22 runs 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: Inspired by Skipper David Warner's whirlwind fifty, Sunrisers Hyderabad outplayed Chennai Super Kings by 22 runs to notch up a much-needed win and hand the table-toppers their second consecutive defeat in the IPL 8. Put into bat, Warner (28-ball 61) and Shikhar Dhawan (37) stitched an 86-run opening stand to...
  • IPL 8: Mandeep Singh blinder gives RCB a 7-wicket win against KKR 3 days ago

    Bengaluru: Talented Punjab batsman Mandeep Singh kept his cool under pressure as his breathtaking 18-ball-45 enabled Royal Challengers Bangalore pip Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets in a nerve-wracking Indian Premier League encounter on Saturday. In a rain-hit tie reduced to 10-overs-per side, KKR scored 111 for 4 courtesy Andre Russell's...
  • As it happened: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 8, Match 33 3 days ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: Pumped up after a thrilling win over the smooth-sailing Chennai Super Kings, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will take on the resurgent Royal Challengers Bangalore here on Saturday. With Thursday night's win, KKR moved up a rung to the...
  • IPL 2015: Big earners not justifying their worth in crores 3 days ago

    It has been exciting three weeks in the eighth season of the Indian Premier League and things are getting tight as the tournament heads towards the death overs of the league phase. With jam-packed stadiums, close finishes and a controversy here and there, the ongoing edition is turning out to...