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  • As it happened: KKR v PWI, Match 65, IPL 6 May 15, 2013

    CLICK HERE for live ballbyball updates of game 65 of IPL 6 between Kolkata Knighr Riders and Pune Warriors India played at Ranchi. Playing XIs: KKR: Manvinder Bisla (wk), Gautam Gambhir (capt), Jacques Kallis, Ryan ten Doeschate, Yusuf Pathan, Manoj Tiwary, Debabrata Das, Rajat Bhatia, Sachithra Senanayake, Sunil Narine, Lakshmipathy Balaji PWI: Robin...
  • As it happened: RCB v Pune, Game 31, IPL 6 April 23, 2013

    Chris Gayle struck the fastest century in cricket history on his way to 175* that helped Royal Challengers Bangalore post a record 263 and hammer Pune Warriors India by 130 runs. As a result, RCB consolidated their position on top of the leaderboard, while Pune continue to languish on the eighth...
  • Ganguly not ready to rule himself out of IPL 6 May 22, 2012

    Kolkata: Despite a miserable stint in IPL 5 where his team Pune Warriors finished with the wooden spoon, Sourav Ganguly has not ruled himself out of the next edition, saying he would not even be 40 during season six. After a decent start to IPL 5, Ganguly went through a lean...
  • Ganguly backs BCCI over IPL controversies May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly made light of the controversies surrounding the fifth edition of the IPL and also supported the underfire BCCI, saying the sports body has run cricket in the "best possible way". IPL 5 has been hit by a series of controversies, starting with the spotfixing...
  • BCCI says owners not involved in spotfixing scandal May 15, 2012

    BCCI president N Srinivisan has refused to believe that IPL team owners may have some involvement in spotfixing after the issue came to light following a sting operation carried out by an Indian TV channel. ...
  • IPL sting: Mishra accepts spotfixing statements May 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Tainted cricketer Mohnish Mishra has accepted the statements he made during the sting operation which claimed to have exposed corruption in the IPL, but said he had done that casually "to develop his value". Mishra was suspended by his Indian Premier League team Pune Warriors with immediate effect,...
  • It's not KKR vs Ganguly, insists Gambhir May 4, 2012

    Kolkata: Skipper Gautam Gambhir has refused to label Saturday's sellout IPL match against Pune Warriors India as a contest between Kolkata Knight Riders and city's favourite sports icon Sourav Ganguly. Loyalties have been divided for the muchanticipated clash with many seeing it as a revenge match for Ganguly, who was...
  • Sangakkara, White bat Deccan to win over Pune May 1, 2012

    Deccan Chargers won only their second game of this seasons IPL, with a belligerent partnership between Kumar Sangakkara and Cameron White ensuring a daunting target of 187 that proved to be more than enough for Pune Warriors. The visitors would have entertained some hopes while Michael Clarke and Sourav Ganguly...
  • IPL's 2G spectrum: Gayle and Ganguly April 29, 2012

    The lynchpins of their respective teams, Sourav Ganguly and Chris Gayle have revolutionised the fifth season of the tournament. While Ganguly has stirred a dilapidated Pune Warriors India, who finished second from bottom in their debut season last year, the Chris Gayle storm, though not as strong so far as...
  • Deccan reach Pune in search of first win April 25, 2012

    Pune: The Sourav Gangulyled Pune Warriors India would like to put their heavy loss against Delhi Daredevils behind and move on when they clash with Deccan Chargers, who are still searching for first win in their seventh match of the Indian Premier League's season five, on Thursday. Pune go into...
  • Ganguly doing a 'Korbo Lorbo' for Pune April 23, 2012

    Some get frustrated, some angry, some sport a cynical smile, and he drives many of us bananas at times. Watching Sourav Ganguly play at 39, internationally retired, nicking more than hitting can be excruciating. But put a captain's armband on him and you see Ganguly transforming into an...
  • My dismissal was the turning point: Sehwag April 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Stunned by defeat to a relatively weaker opposition in Pune Warriors India, Delhi Daredevils captain Virender Sehwag said his counterpart Sourav Ganguly's twin strikes with the ball and his own dismissal turned out to be the deciding factors in their 20run loss in an Indian Premier League match...
  • Sehwag wicket was key for our win: Ganguly April 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Pune Warriors skipper Sourav Ganguly said that the dismissal of his Delhi Daredevils counterpart Virender Sehwag at a crucial juncture turned the game in his side's favour during their 20run win at the Feroz Shah Kotla in a IPL 5 match on Saturday. Sehwag was going great guns...
  • IPL 5, Match 27: as it happened April 22, 2012

    Delhi Daredevils Innings 20th over: Delhi 172 for 7. All over! Ganguly's Pune Warriors India have beaten Sehwag's Delhi Daredevils by 20 runs. 19th over: Delhi 167 for 6: Naman Ojha hits a straight six off Nehra. Too late to be significant, though. 26 needed off the last over. 18th over: Delhi 152...
  • Dhoni praises bowlers for win over PWI April 20, 2012

    Chennai: The Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday credited the fine show by his bowlers and superb fielding as the reason for his side's 13run win over Pune Warriors India in their IPL match here. "Full credit to the bowlers and I hope we continue doing well...
  • Pune look to keep Chennai under the pump April 18, 2012

    Pune Warriors India will be looking to reaffirm their dominance over defending champions Chennai Super Kings in their return leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season five at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Thursday. The previous match between these two teams went down to the wire, with...
  • Gayle hopes win over PWI eggs on RCB April 18, 2012

    Bangalore: Chris Gayle is confident that the sixwicket win over Pune Warriors India will give Royal Challengers Bangalore the muchneeded push in the tournament. "This win, hopefully, will give us the push in this tournament. There was a lot of pressure and initially I struggled with both Dinda and Nehra...
  • Gayle, de Villiers end Bangalore drought April 18, 2012

    Bangalore: AB de Villiers and Saurabh Tiwary took the required 21 runs off the last over bowled by Ashish Nehra to take Royal Challengers Bangalore to a thrilling sixwicket win against Pune Warriors India at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday. Chasing 183 to win, Bangalore got off to a poor start,...
  • Ganguly wary of wounded Bangalore April 16, 2012

    Bangalore: Royal Challengers Bangalore may have suffered a moraledamaging three consecutive defeats, but Pune Warriors India captain Sourav Ganguly ruled out suggestions that his team start as favourites against the home side in an Indian Premier League 5 match in Bangalore on Tuesday. Ganguly said RCB have immense firepower to turn...
  • Ganguly unhappy with decision to report Samuels April 16, 2012

    Bangalore: Pune Warriors captain Sourav Ganguly has questioned the match officials' decision to report Marlon Samuels for suspect bowling action, saying that the West Indian has not bowled any differently than in the earlier three games which he played in IPL 5. "I don't know what different did Marlon bowl in...
  • Ganguly lauds bowlers after beating CSK April 15, 2012

    Pune: The batsmen might have finished the task but Pune Warriors India's skipper Sourav Ganguly did not forget to praise the bowlers after his side's sevenwicket win over Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League here on Saturday. After restricting the defending champions to 155 for 5, the Warriors...
  • Unruly crowd causes damage at new Pune stadium April 14, 2012

    Pune: The Maharashtra Cricket Associations Subrata Roy Sahara cricket stadium near the MumbaiPune Expressway is already the most expensive cricket stadium in the country, at Rs 300 crore. And within a week since it held its first big game Pune Warriors India vs Kings XI Punjab on April 8...
  • Gilchrist credits Mascarenhas, Marsh for win April 13, 2012

    Mohali: Rejoicing at his team's first win in the IPL this season, Kings XI Punjab skipper Adam Gilchrist credited his bowlers and fellow Australian batsman Shaun Marsh for the sevenwicket victory over Pune Warriors India here on Thursday. Dimitri Mascarenhas, who took a fivefor, and Shaun Marsh, who struck an...
  • Nehra blames fielding for loss to KXIP April 13, 2012

    Mohali: Pune Warriors India's pacer Ashish Nehra has blamed it on the fielding lapses and not playing the full quota of 20 overs for his team's sevenwicket loss to Kings XI Punjab in their IPL match here at the PCA stadium on Thursday. "The kind of chances we got... [Robin]...
  • We should have batted smartly: Ganguly April 13, 2012

    Mohali: Pune Warriors India's skipper Sourav Ganguly on Thursday blamed his batsmen for their sevenwicket loss to Kings XI Punjab and said they should have shown more "commonsense" to post a bigger total on the board. Pune were dismissed for a modest 115 in just 19 overs after Punjab won...
  • Glittering opening ceremony for new Pune stadium April 8, 2012

    Pune: Pune Warriors franchisee owner Sahara India Pariwar hosted a grand opening ceremony ahead of their first home match against Kings XI Punjab at the new Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium in Pune on Sunday. Bollywood divas, including Preity Zinta, Jacqueline Fernandes, Dia Mirza, Neha Dhupia, Prachi Desai, Sameera Reddy, Bipasha Basu...
  • Early wickets cost us, rues Harbhajan April 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians skipper Harbhajan Singh blamed his batsmen for messing up what looked to be a comfortable run chase against Pune Warriors in an Indian Premier League match on Friday. Chasing a modest 129 for nine, Mumbai witnessed a disastrous start and were eventually restricted to 101 for nine,...
  • New skipper Harbhajan and Ganguly set for matchup April 6, 2012

    Mumbai Indians take on Pune Warriors in an IPL 5 match in Mumbai on Friday, with Harbhajan Singh leading the hosts and Sourav Ganguly taking charge of Pune in the absence of Yuvraj Singh. ...
  • IPL 5: Depleted Pune face tough Mumbai April 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Pune Warriors face a difficult opening match as they kick off their Indian Premier League (IPL) season five campaign against title favourites Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium on Friday. Pune the costliest team in the IPL had a disappointing first season, losing nine of their 14 games...