INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE

  • IPL fixing: Court doubts police match fixing theory 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court, hearing IPL spot-fixing case, on Monday said there was no reference to match-fixing during 2013 Indian Premier League in the telephonic conversation of the accused. Referring to the telephonic conversations among the accused, the prosecution said that call detail records (CDRs) clearly reflect the linkage of...
  • IPL 8: Gambhir steers KKR to six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils 8 hours 51 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Riding on skipper Gautam Gambhir's third fifty in this IPL, a clinical Kolkata Knight Riders outplayed Delhi Daredevils by six wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday. Chasing a modest 147 for a win, KKR lost a few early wickets but Gambhir (60) and Yusuf Pathan (40 not...
  • IPL 8: Pune, Mumbai to host playoffs, final in Kolkata 10 hours 4 minutes ago

    The Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune and Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium were allocated the eliminator and the second qualifier games of the 2015 Pepsi Indian Premier League at the season's first governing council (GC) meeting in Delhi on Monday (April 20). Pune, which is Kings XI Punjab's home ground this season,...
  • As it happened: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 8, Match 17 13 hours 33 minutes ago

    After two opening losses in this edition of the cash-rich league, the Jean-Paul Duminy-led side bounced back with two straight wins to put its campaign back on track. It was not that DD were playing bad cricket but probably luck had deserted them in the first two matches, which they lost...
  • Steven Smith attributes patience and preparations for rich run 15 hours 52 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Australia's captain-in-waiting, Steven Smith, attributes calm demeanour and the repetitive process of getting ready for the on-field battle as mantras for his highly successful run over the last few years. "Probably just my patience and preparations. I am preparing the same way for every game, making sure I am doing...
  • IPL 8: Mitchell Starc could have made a difference, says David Weise 20 hours 24 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder David Weise on Monday said that the presence of injured Australian bowler Mitchell Starc could have made a difference had he played for them in their defeat against Mumbai Indians in an IPL cricket match. In absence of a top-class fast bowler, RCB conceded 210 runs...
  • IPL 2015: Harbhajan Singh defends Kieron Pollard's tape-on-mouth act 21 hours 14 minutes ago

    Defending Kieron Pollard for plastering his mouth after being told to be quiet by the umpire, Mumbai Indians' senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh the bizarre gesture was unique but not in bad taste. "The umpire told him to stay quiet, so he wanted to make sure to put the tape on his...
  • IPL 8: Upbeat Delhi Daredevils face stern Kolkata Knight Riders test Yesterday

    A resurgent Delhi Daredevils will look to continue with their winning momentum when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the team's fifth match of the IPL cricket tournament at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday. After two opening losses in this edition of the cash-rich league, the Jean-Paul...
  • IPL 8: All's not Maxwell with Kings XI Punjab Yesterday

    Last year this time, Kings XI Punjab were feasting on M&M - not the famous chocolate, but their own version of it that expands to Maxwell and Miller. This year same time, the sweet spot on the two willows is yet to fulfill its promise. Glenn Maxwell and David Miller took...
  • Mumbai Indians beat RCB by 18 runs to register their first win in IPL 8 Yesterday

    Bengaluru: Mumbai Indians produced a clinical performance to beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 18 runs in a high-scoring affair and register their maiden win in the IPL 2015. Sent into bat, Lendl Simmons and Unmukt Chand first smashed strokeful half-centuries to power Mumbai Indians to an imposing 209 for seven and...
  • IPL 8: We summed up the conditions quickly, says Shane Watson Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: Rajasthan Royals' skipper Shane Watson on Sunday said the ability to "quickly sum up the conditions" was the prime reason for his side's victory over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League. Chasing a score of 156/4, the Royals reached a winning 157/2 with 10 balls to spare...
  • IPL 8: Kieron Pollard sellotapes his mouth after umpire's rap Yesterday

    Bengaluru: In a bizzare incident, Mumbai Indians all-rounder Kieron Pollard on Sunday put on a sellotape on his mouth after the umpires rapped him for his onfield altercation with fellow West Indian and Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman Chris Gayle during an IPL match here. Pollard had an argument with Gayle just...
  • IPL 8: Rahane, Watson power RR to 8-wicket win over CSK Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: A rampaging Rajasthan Royals thrashed Chennai Super Kings by eight wickets as openers Shane Watson and Ajinkya Rahane hit strokeful fifties to help the team register its fifth straight win in this season of the IPL, here today. Chasing 157 for a win at their adopted home ground at Motera,...
  • As it happened: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians, IPL 8, Match 16 Yesterday

    (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...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings, IPL 8, Match 15 Yesterday

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: Indian Premier League (IPL) table-toppers Rajasthan Royals will look to extend their four-match winning streak when they take on an unbeaten Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in their fifth match of the league on Sunday. Sans injured captain Shane...
  • IPL 8: Umesh Yadav credits success to Wasim Akram Yesterday

    Kolkata Knight Riders' pacer Umesh Yadav says he has learned a lot about the basics of swing bowling from his team's bowling coach and former legendary Pakistan fast bowler and captain Wasim Akram. "I have learnt a lot from him. I enjoy working with him. He talks about swing and controlling...
  • IPL 2015: Rajasthan meet Chennai in battle of supremacy Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: Indian Premier League (IPL) table-toppers Rajasthan Royals will look to extend their four-match winning streak when they take on an unbeaten Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in their fifth match of the league on Sunday. Sans injured captain Shane Watson, RR have been ably led by Steven Smith in the four...
  • IPL 8: Russell belongs to a new breed of fearless cricketers, says Gambhir Yesterday

    Praising Andre Russell, who powered the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to their second victory of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) in three games on Saturday, skipper Gautam Gambhir said the Jamaican belongs to a new breed of fearless cricketers. The West Indies batsman rescued the defending champions from 60 for...
  • IPL 8: KKR's Andre Russell wants speed gun on his bat 2 days ago

    After tonking his way to a match-winning 66 from just 36 balls, Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) Jamaican all-rounder Andre Russell says it would be a good idea to have a speed gun mounted on his bat. The defending champions were in the rut at 60 for five, but the hard-hitting batsman,...
  • IPL 2015: We did not bat or field well, says KXIP skipper Bailey 2 days ago

    Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey said his side scored 20 runs short and missed a few catches besides a couple of run outs to bow down to title holders Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League game on Saturday. "We were 20 runs short with the bat, we dropped...
  • IPL 8: Andre Russell blitz takes KKR to four-wicket win over KXIP 2 days ago

    Pune: Andre Russell's spectacular all-round performance helped defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders thrashed Kings XI Punjab by 4 wickets on Saturday. The Jamaican allrounder hit a blistering 66 from 36 balls after his KKR were reeling at 60 for five as KKR cantered to victory target of 156 in 17.5 overs...
  • IPL 8: We will look to play fearless cricket, says Darren Sammy 2 days ago

    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,...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 8, Match 14 2 days ago

    Their campaign off to a sedate start, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders would look to return to winning ways when they take on a dangerous Kings XI Punjab in their next Indian Premier League match, on Saturday. The Gautam Gambhir-led Kolkata side had a mixed outing in the T20 tournament so...
  • We complement each other well: Brendon McCullum on Dwayne Smith 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings explosive batsman Brendon McCullum said on Saturday that contrary to popular belief, he complements his opening partner Dwayne Smith rather than competing against the West Indian. Chasing a stiff target of 184, the duo built a 109-run opening stand to set the foundation for the thumping six-wicket...
  • As it happened: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Daredevils, IPL 8, Match 13 2 days ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: Having snapped their prolonged losing streak, Delhi Daredevils would look to carry forward the momentum when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad. Delhi's fighting win over Kings XI Punjab was just the kind of boost the side needed after losing...