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  • Virender Sehwag blitz powers Kings XI Punjab into IPL7 final May 30, 2014

    Suresh Raina's 87 off 25 balls went in vain as Kings XI Punjab, riding on Virender Sehwag's scintillating ton, cruised to a 24run victory over Chennai Super Kings to enter the IPL7 final. Punjab will face Kolkata Knight Riders in the final which is scheduled to be played on Sunday....
  • IPL 7: Cometh the hour, cometh Virender Sehwag May 30, 2014

    Virender Sehwag scored the second century in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) when he smashed a ton off just 50 balls against Chennai Super Kings in the Qualifier 2 on Friday at Wankhede in Mumbai. Sehwag rolled back the years as he smashed 122 off just 58...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders not willing to take Virender Sehwag lightly May 27, 2014

    Kolkata: He may not have set the Indian Premier League (IPL) on fire with his batting, but Kings XI Punjab opener Virender Sehwag is not being taken likely by Kolkata Knight Riders coach Trevor Bayliss who hopes the dashing batsman would get out early during their encounter Tuesday. Speaking to the...
  • IPL 7: Mitchell Johnson heaps praise on Virender Sehwag May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Kings XI Punjab juggernaut rolls on unabated in the ongoing IPL, pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson expresses his double delight at not having the 'misfortune' of bowling to inform Glenn Maxwell and getting to know Virender Sehwag the person from close quarters. "When I joined Kings XI Punjab,...
  • IPL 7: Gambhir guides Kolkata to a 9wicket win over Punjab May 11, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders made a strong statement in Cuttack on Sunday where, led by Gautam Gambhir's 63 not out, they beat the highflying Kings XI Punjab comprehensively by 9 wickets after KKR bowlers limited the redhot KXIP batting lineup to an average 149. Gambhir added 68 runs for the opening wicket...
  • KXIP look to finish on top of IPL7 points table, says Joe Dawes May 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Kings XI Punjab bowling coach Joe Dawes on Saturday said his team is aiming to finish at the top of the points table so that it could get two shots to make the finals of the ongoing Indian Premier League. Finishing in the top two spots provide the first teams...
  • Maxwell is more destructive than me, Gayle: Sehwag May 8, 2014

    Arguably the most dangerous opening batsman ever to play for India, Virender Sehwag has no qualms in stating that his Kings XI Punjab teammate Glenn Maxwell, who has been tormenting bowlers in the ongoing IPL7, is more destructive than him and even Chris Gayle. Maxwell has proved to be the most...
  • Watch: Gavaskar's incredibly funny mimicry of Javed Miandad on the show Comedy Nights with Kapil April 29, 2014

    Last week we saw the funny side of Sunil Gavaskar when the cricketer made an appearance on the popular comedy show Comedy Nights with Kapil along with cricketer Virender Sehwag. Gavaskar shared quite a few anecdotes from his cricketing days that sent the audience into peals of laughter. He accurately...
  • IPL 7: KXIP's Sandeep Sharma credits Virender Sehwag for success April 29, 2014

    On cloud nine after his success against top batsmen such as Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli, Kings XI Punjab young medium pacer Sandeep Sharma has credited Virender Sehwag for helping him become a better cricketer and described him as a "gem of a person". "Viru pa is an amazing person! In...
  • IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab hammer RCB for fifth straight win April 28, 2014

    An inspired display of fast bowling by the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) pacers set up their fifth straight win in IPL 7 as Sandeep Sharma & Co. first restricted Royal Challegners Bangalore (RCB) to 124 for 8 and then chased down the modest target easily to win by 5 wickets. Sharma's...
  • Glenn Maxwell bats Punjab to third straight victory in IPL 7 April 22, 2014

    A disciplined allround performance by the Kings XI Punjab helped them register their third victory on the trot in IPL 7, beating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 72 runs in Sharjah on Tuesday. Punjab rode on Glenn Maxwell's blistering 43-ball-95 to set a mammoth 194-run target against Shikhar Dhawan-led Hyderabad. In reply,...
  • IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab's flair will be tested against gutsy Rajasthan Royals April 19, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) got their campaigns off to a winning start in IPL 7, but one of them will taste their first defeat of the season on Sunday as they take each other on at the iconic Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Punjab pulled off a sensational chase...
  • David Miller eyeing to imbibe courage of conviction from Sehwag April 19, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Devastating Kings XI batsman David Miller wants to imbibe the "courage of conviction" from his new teammate and hero Virender Sehwag while sharing the dressing room with the veteran Indian cricketer in the ongoing seventh edition of IPL. Miller said he won't let go any opportunity to pick the...
  • IPL 7: Glenn Maxwell's 95 scripts Punjab's upset win over Chennai April 18, 2014

    The Friday of April 18, 2014, in Abu Dhabi will be remembered for a swashbuckling show from Kings XI Punjab's Glenn Maxwell, whose knock of 95 in 43 balls pulled of a daunting chase to upset two-time champions Chennai Super Kings. Chennai were sitting pretty at the innings break on...
  • Kings XI Punjab poised for maiden title in IPL 7: David Miller April 17, 2014

    Destructing South Africa batsman David Miller believes Kings XI Punjab have built a strong squad capable of winning its maiden Indian Premier League title this year. The Punjab outfit, who have only once qualified for the knockout stage in the six editions of the event, made smart buys in the...
  • IPL 7: Chennai in for stiff opening test against Punjab April 17, 2014

    Distracted by off-field controversies, two-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be desperate to start the seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) on a positive note when they take on a revamped Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Friday in Abu Dhabi. CSK narrowly missed coming under the hammer of...
  • IPL 7: Virender Sehwag grabs eyeballs in Kings XI Punjab squad April 12, 2014

    After making a promising start in the inaugural edition of the India Premier League, Kings XI Punjab have failed to put up a consistent show in the last six editions. Their best performance came in 2008 when they reached the semis, and after that they have not been able to...
  • Virender Sehwag promises attacking cricket in IPL 7 April 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Relinquished to domestic cricket for more than a year, the path for Virender Sehwag's return to the Indian team may well pass through IPL 7, but donning a different kit won't make any difference to the brand of cricket that turned Sehwag into the 'Nawab of Najafgarh' and...
  • Coaching in IPL is a different challenge, says Gary Kirsten April 9, 2014

    There has been a lot of talk about whether the decision of not retaining Virender Sehwag was justified, but Delhi Daredevils coach Gary Kirsten feels that irrespective how it pans out, that was the only way forward. "At the auction we made a decision to select a new squad and not...
  • Gambhir, Sehwag star again to power Delhi to 4th straight win in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy April 4, 2014

    Chandigarh: Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a breezy unbeaten 75 as Delhi cruised to a nine-wicket win over Haryana to record their fourth straight victory in a North Zone leg match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy, here on Friday. Set a target of 141 runs by Haryana,...
  • Sizzling Sehwag steers Delhi to victory over Punjab April 3, 2014

    Mohali: Virender Sehwag smashed 67 off 35 balls to propel Delhi to a six-wicket win over Punjab in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy (North Zone) match here on Thursday. Put in to bat, Punjab scored a competitive 174 for 7 in their allotted 20 overs, but thanks to Sehwag,...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Sehwag, Gambhir shine as Delhi beat Himachal by six wickets April 1, 2014

    Mohali: Out-of-favour India openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir found some form going their way as Delhi got the better of Himachal Pradesh by six wickets in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 match for North Zone on Tuesday. Sehwag smashed 42 off 32 balls, while the left-handed captain Gambhir made...
  • Virender Sehwag eyes India comeback with good show in IPL 2014 March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior batsman Virender Sehwag on Saturday conceded that he had not scored enough runs in the last season to be in the India team but said he would hope to be back in the reckoning with a good performance in the IPL beginning next month. Sehwag, who was bought...
  • Virender Sehwag hits century to guide MCC to a six-wicket win March 26, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: India discard Virender Sehwag blasted a 97-ball 109 to lead Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) to a comfortable six-wicket win over Durham in a Champion County Test match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday. The 35-year-old Delhi batsman smashed 18 boundaries and a six in his 97-ball innings...
  • Gautam Gambhir to lead Delhi in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy March 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir will lead a 15-member Delhi side in the North Zone league of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 domestic tournament starting on March 28. The squad also includes Virender Sehwag despite his poor show with the bat in the domestic season so far, lanky right-arm...