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  • 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...
  • Harbhajan to lead North in Deodhar Trophy March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour India spinner Harbhajan Singh will captain the North Zone team in the Deodhar Trophy to be played at Visakhapatnam from March 23. Another player trying to make a comeback to the Indian team, Gautam Gambhir has been named vice captain. North Zone will meet South Zone in a semi-final...
  • Virender Sehwag takes fresh guard with KXIP March 18, 2014

    Virender Sehwag, who will be playing for Kings XI Punjab in this season's IPL is hopeful of a good show. ...
  • Still have 2-3 years of competitive cricket left in me: Sehwag March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour Virender Sehwag reckons that he still has two-three years of competitive cricket left in him and a good showing for the Kings XI Punjab in IPL-7 will present a strong case for his return to the Indian cricket team. "I have 2-3 years of competitive cricket left in...
  • Four years with Sehwag has made Warner a better player: Finch March 18, 2014

    Mirpur: Australian batsman Aaron Finch feels that his opening partner David Warner has become a better batsman having played alongside Virender Sehwag for four years in the IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils. "Four years with Virender Sehwag at Delhi Daredevils certainly made David Warner a better batsman and helped his game a...
  • Sehwag pulls out of the Vijay Hazare match against Himachal March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Out of favour Indian opener Virender Sehwag on Monday pulled out of Delhi's Vijay Hazare Trophy (North Zone leg) match against Himachal Pradesh here amid speculation that the decision was prompted by poor form. While the official reason given was "sickness", it is widely believed in Delhi's cricket fraternity...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Sehwag's poor show continues but Delhi defeat J&K by 38 runs February 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag's decision to continue batting at No 3 didn't make much of a difference to his poor form but defending champions Delhi did enough to beat Jammu and Kashmir by 38 runs in the opening fixture of the north zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Delhi scored...
  • Virender Sehwag to captain MCC in match against Durham February 20, 2014

    London: India Test discard Virender Sehwag has been roped in to captain the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) squad in a four-day Champion County match against Durham starting March 23 in Abu Dhabi. "Virender Sehwag and Muttiah Muralitharan have been confirmed as part of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) squad that will...
  • Yuvraj, Karthik earn big bucks on day one auction February 12, 2014

    On day one of IPL 7 auction, 216 capped players were up for grabs and Yuvraj Singh ended up with 14 crores after being bagged by RCB. ...
  • Spot-fixing scandal dented brand IPL: Ness Wadia February 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Kings XI Punjab owner Ness Wadia on Wednesday said the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the Indian Premier League last year has made a dent on brand IPL. "I have not seen the Mudgal report and let us wait for the decision to come. Obviously there is a dent in brand...
  • IPL Auction 2014: KXIP sign Sehwag for 3.2 crore, buy 10 players on Day 1 February 13, 2014

    A total of 216 players went under the hammer on day one, but only 70 were sold with Virender Sehwag ending up as the surprised earner, bought by Kings XI Punjab for Rs. 3.2 crore. Kings XI Punjab, who retained only two players before the auction, bought 10 players on day...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Everything you want to know February 11, 2014

    Even as the IPL faces another high-tide period with the menace of betting and fixing in the league appearing to turn from allegation into ground reality, Rs. 274.50 crore will be put on the table by its eight franchises at the 2014 players' auction beginning Wednesday. A complete makeover of most...
  • I am not at all tensed about IPL auctions: Virender Sehwag February 11, 2014

    Jhajhar: All eyes will be on Virender Sehwag when the veteran star goes under the hammer for the IPL-7 auctions on Wednesday but the out-of-favour opener is not at all bothered about what kind of price he will command from the franchises. Is he tensed about the auction? Sehwag answered in...
  • Will IPL-7 auction turn the tide for Virender Sehwag? February 11, 2014

    No one really thought that Virender Sehwag, one of the most destructive batsmen of his generation, will go into anonymity so suddenly and so dramatically. For people who have seen him dismantle the best bowling attacks in the world with utter disdain, it's hard to believe that the phenomenon of...
  • Hottest picks of IPL 2014 February 10, 2014

    The Ashes hero for Australia, Mitchell Johnson, would be on the radar of all the franchises after the Mumbai Indians surprisingly decided not to retain him. Last year, he took 24 wickets for Mumbai to help them win their maiden IPL title.Alex Hales is currently the No.1-ranked batsman in Twenty20 internationals and would be hoping for a top-bracket deal.It has not been a great year for Yuvraj Singh as he lost his place in the ODI team but his T20 record and his all-round abilities make him a valuable asset for any team.  According to a report, Virat Kohli has shown keen interest to have Yuvraj as his team-mate in the RCB side for the seventh edition of the IPL.
  • The hottest picks of IPL-7 players' auction February 10, 2014

    As the biggest IPL players' auction since the inaugural edition of the Indian Premier League takes place on February 12 and 13, all eyes will be on the leading names in world cricket that will go under the hammer. The 514-strong list features 219 capped players (169 Indians and 50...
  • IPL-7 auction: The potential top-grossers from India February 10, 2014

    From the first season itself, the Indian Premier League has put the spotlight on home players and this edition won't be any different. The IPL has been conceptualised to give Indian cricket and its cricketers a fillip in a global atmosphere on home soil, which the tournament over the six...
  • 407 to win - can India make history in New Zealand? February 8, 2014

    It is never easy to chase down a target (fourth innings) batting last, be it a big or small score. The team batting last in a Test match always finds itself in a tricky situation going after a score with deteriorating pitch and tired bodies. India in the first Test against...
  • Is Virat Kohli Sehwag, Sachin and Dravid combined? Martin Crowe thinks so February 4, 2014

    Former New Zealand skipper Martin Crowe feels India's new batting sensation Virat Kohli, which is now a well-established fact, is a combination of India's three most dominant batting forces - Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Virender Sehwag. Writing in his column on ESPNCricinfo, Crowe said India owe their dominance on and...