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  • IPL 7: Shoddy Mumbai lose to RCB for second straight defeat 19-04-2014 07:02 PM

    It won't be wrong to analyse that Mumbai Indians lost in the first 20 overs of their IPL-7 match against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Dubai on Saturday, as their 115 was never enough to challenge a batting-heavy RCB, who romped home by 7 wickets with 2.3 overs to spare. Mumbai...
  • As it happened: RCB vs MI, IPL 7 19-04-2014 02:50 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: The ease with which Royal Challengers Bangalore won their previous encounter against Delhi Daredevils has surely sent a statement of intent to the rest of the Indian Premier League sides. In their second game of IPL 7, the...
  • Nirupam, sitting MP, faces the heat from BJP's Shetty in North Mumbai 19-04-2014 10:46 AM

    Mumbai: Congress sitting MP Sanjay Nirupam is facing a tough contest from BJP's Gopal Shetty in the North Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency, which goes to polls on April 24. Nirupam, who won the 2009 poll by just over 5,000 votes, is locked in an electoral battle with Shetty, IIM graduate...
  • Anna Hazare to launch 'Asli Azadi Abhiyan' on August 9 18-04-2014 10:04 PM

    Accusing both ruling and opposition parties of collecting unaccounted donations during elections, Anna Hazare on Fridayannounced that he would launch "Asli Azadi Abhiyan (Real Freedom Movement)" from Mumbai on August 9, on the anniversary of the Quit India Movement. The social activist said consultation programmes will be held in nine...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai Indians up against RCB's batting might 18-04-2014 08:04 PM

    The ease with which Royal Challengers Bangalore won their previous encounter against Delhi Daredevils has surely sent a statement of intent to the rest of the Indian Premier League sides, and in their second game of IPL 7, the Virat Kohli-led RCB will face defending champions Mumbai Indians in the...
  • India's first double-decker flyover opens in Mumbai 18-04-2014 04:50 PM

    Mumbai: India's first double-decker flyover was opened for public use in this west coast megapolis and the country's commercial capital on Friday. The project - Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) - will provide a critical east-west suburban link in the city and has slashed travel time from the earlier 90 minutes...
  • Over 68,000 poll personnel employed for 6 Lok Sabha seats in Mumbai 17-04-2014 05:19 PM

    Mumbai: More than 68,000 officials will be on duty in the six parliamentary constituencies of Mumbai in 9,879 polling centres on April 24, when voting for third and final phase of Lok Sabha elections will be held in Maharashtra. A day-long training camp for officials in all the 36 Assembly...
  • Dropping Kallis and tactics cost Mumbai Indians the game 17-04-2014 11:25 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Lasith Malinga picked up four wickets against Kolkata Knight Riders in the opening encounter of IPL 7 but he feels responsible for the team's loss as the Sri Lankan pacer feels the catch he dropped of Jacques Kallis cost he defending champions dearly. Kallis was dropped when he...
  • Sensex jumps 351 points, snaps 3-day losing streak 17-04-2014 09:56 AM

    Mumbai: After three days of losses, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Thursday surged by over 351 points on value buying by foreign funds amid corporates TCS and HCL Tech reporting robust fourth quarter earning figures. The 30-share Sensex soared by 351.61 points, or 1.58 per cent, to end the day's...
  • Rohit Sharma urges team-mates to learn from mistakes 17-04-2014 09:52 AM

    Having started their title defence with a thumping defeat to Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians' skipper Rohit Sharma reflected on the sub-par performance of his team, saying they were unable to take wickets when it was most needed and that led to their downfall. The seventh Indian Premier League kicked...
  • Kallis, Narine power KKR to thumping win over Mumbai in IPL-7 opener 16-04-2014 11:55 PM

    It was another match-winning performance from Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) trump card and mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who scalped four wickets giving away just 20 runs to rattle Mumbai Indians's (MI) chase after Jacques Kallis and Manish Pandey set them a target of 164 in the opening game of Indian...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians, IPL 7, Match 1 16-04-2014 07:05 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Defending champions Mumbai Indians are up against 2012 champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the opening match at Abu Dhabi. The first phase of IPL 7 includes 20 games that will be played at Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi between...
  • Rohit Sharma one of the most natural captains: MI coach John Wright 16-04-2014 02:59 PM

    Heaping praise on Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma, coach John Wright said that the youngster was "one of most natural captains" and under-estimating him as a leader would be a mistake. "Rohit is one of those guys who just jump into the role and fit into it like a glove,"...
  • Corey Anderson needs medical clearance to make IPL debut 16-04-2014 09:26 AM

    Wellington: Corey Anderson will require clearance from New Zealand Cricket's medical staff before making his Indian Premier League debut, TVNZ reported on Wednesday. The $866,000 allrounder is preparing with his Mumbai Indians team in Abu Dhabi but won't play until New Zealand Cricket is satisfied he's over the dislocated little...
  • IPL begins search for an image makeover in its seventh season 16-04-2014 08:23 AM

    "When it comes to June 1, it is only cricket that will be uppermost in everybody's mind." That comment by the Supreme Court-appointed Indian Premier League (IPL) boss Sunil Gavaskar left no doubt that standing in front of a mirror, the IPL appears anything but cricket. Badly hurt by the...
  • Sachin Tendulkar buys Nadal-starring Mumbai franchise of ITPL 15-04-2014 04:03 PM

    After buying the Kochi franchise in Indian Super League (ISL) football, legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has now turned his attention to the IPTL (International Tennis Premier League), with reports suggesting that Tendulkar has bought the Mumbai franchise of the tennis league as well. According to reports in SportsKeeda, Tendulkar...
  • IPL 7: Sachin Tendulkar monitors Mumbai Indians ahead of opener 15-04-2014 02:53 PM

    Abu Dhabi: The Mumbai Indians (MI) players were buoyed by the presence of Sachin Tendulkar, who joined the team's training session on Tuesday as the high-profile franchise start their Indian Premier League title defence against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday. The MI players were overjoyed as Tendulkar, who reached late...
  • IPL 7: Good chance of Mumbai Indians defending their title 15-04-2014 02:15 PM

    The reigning Indian Premier League (IPL) and Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) title-holders, Mumbai Indians, will once again be one of the favourites in the seventh edition of cash-rich IPL, though the striking difference between MI of previous six editions and MI of IPL 7 will be the absence of legendary...
  • Fielding an important aspect in IPL, feels Jonty Rhodes 15-04-2014 12:10 PM

    Dubai: There was a time when he felt that Indians were just not comfortable diving to stop a ball but South Africa's yesteryears' fielder-par-excellence, Jonty Rhodes, says the current Team India is full off "brilliant" fielders who have taken their standard to a new level. Rhodes, who is the fielding...
  • Mumbai Cricket Association interviews 28 candidates for coaching posts 14-04-2014 08:25 PM

    Mumbai: Twenty-eight aspirants, some of them former Test players, were interviewed on Monday for the job of coaches in different age groups representing Mumbai including the senior team by the local cricket association. The names of selected candidates for a total of six coaching posts, including two for the women's...
  • Mumbai is a tough city but it has given me everything: Sidharth Malhotra 14-04-2014 12:06 PM

    Mumbai: Sidharth Malhotra, who shifted base from the capital to the country's entertainment capital Mumbai, says while Mumbai has made him what he is today, he's still a Delhi boy at heart. "I was lucky to come in (to Mumbai) at a time when they (people) were looking for new...
  • Jimmy Neesham reckons Corey Anderson is a 'Big Money' player 12-04-2014 03:46 PM

    New Delhi: They have the same skill-sets and both are integral part of the New Zealand team but allrounder Jimmy Neesham knows that his friend Corey Anderson is already in the big league even as he tries to carve his own niche in international cricket. Asked about a rivalry with...
  • Having Sachin Tendulkar around will be great: MI coach John Wright 12-04-2014 11:19 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright said the batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's presence as an 'icon' will be a great boost for the team in the IPL 7. "Sachin is a big part of our franchise and should be here. It will be great to see him again and...
  • Centurion Pollard looking forward to IPL 11-04-2014 04:40 PM

    Port of Spain: Kieron Pollard has warmed up for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) with a match-winning century for Trinidad and Tobago in a three-day Caribbean first-class game against Jamaica and says he is now looking forward to the tournament. This was only the Mumbai Indians allrounder's second match...
  • Looking forward to spending time with Tendulkar during IPL: Hussey 11-04-2014 10:11 AM

    Twenty20 might be a young man's game but for the 38-year-old Michael Hussey it is an easy ride. The former Australian batsman, who will turn 39, next month, is looking forward for another stint at the Indian Premier League seventh edition. After spending six years at the Chennai Super Kings...
  • Sensex, Nifty end in red; Infosys up 1 pc ahead of Q4 results 11-04-2014 09:27 AM

    Mumbai: After remaining under pressure for the whole day, the market ended on a negative note. The Sensex was down 86.37 points at 22628.96, and the Nifty was down 20.10 points at 6776.30. About 1473 shares have advanced, 1227 shares declined, and 171 shares are unchanged. Sun Pharma, TCS and...
  • Market ends with marginal gains, Nifty slips below 6800 10-04-2014 09:56 AM

    Mumbai: The market ended with marginal gains as the Nifty slipped below 6800. The Nifty was flat to end at 6796.40 while the Sensex was up 12.99 points at 22715.33. About 1476 shares advanced, 1221 shares declined, and 189 shares were unchanged. Tata Power ended up 4 percent followed by...
  • Sachin Tendulkar named Mumbai Indians 'ICON' 09-04-2014 06:11 PM

    Mumbai: Defending champions Mumbai Indians on Wednesday named batting great Sachin Tendulkar as their 'ICON' ahead of the seventh Indian Premier League beginning in the UAE on April 16. "We are very happy to have Sachin as the Mumbai Indians ICON. I am sure the youngsters in the team will...
  • New Zealand's Corey Anderson set to be fit for IPL 2014 08-04-2014 07:16 PM

    New Zealand swashbuckler Corey Anderson is expected to be fit for the upcoming Indian Premier League after recovering from a finger injury which had put him in doubt for the cash-rich Twenty20 event. Anderson, who broke the world record for the fastest ODI century soon after bursting into international cricket...
  • Sandeep Patil returns to head Mumbai selection panel 08-04-2014 04:27 PM

    Mumbai: After quitting the selection panel last year as he was unable to devote time to watch local cricket due to his tight schedule as chief national selector, former India batsman Sandeep Patil has accepted the offer to head Mumbai's senior panel and has been named as the chairman of...