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  • 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 hightide 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 IPL7 auctions on Wednesday but the outoffavour 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 IPL7 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 IPL7 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 514strong list features 219 capped players (169 Indians and 50...
  • IPL7 auction: The potential topgrossers 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 wellestablished 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...
  • IPL 7 auction: Top base price for Sehwag, Yuvraj, Aussie Ashes heroes February 3, 2014

    After missing out on retention from their respective franchises, India veterans Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh along with Australia's Ashes super star Mitchell Johnson have attracted the top base price of Rs. 20 million for the IPL players' auction to be held in Bangalore on Feburay 12 and...
  • Virender Sehwag wants to play for Delhi Daredevils again January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Struggling batsman Virender Sehwag, who has not been retained by his IPL franchisee, is hoping that Delhi Daredevils will get him back in the side when the players' auction take places next month. The Delhi franchisee chose not to retain a single player from its previous squad. "This IPL 7...
  • Is no IPL retention beginning of the end for Virender Sehwag? January 11, 2014

    Delhi Daredevils decided not to retain any of their players going into the fresh players' auction for season seven of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Reputations plummeted and the biggest loser in the process turned out to be Virender Sehwag. First a snub from the Indian selectors and now from his...
  • Just to blame Viru for Delhi's ouster not fair: Gambhir January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Putting his weight behind the embattled Virender Sehwag, senior opener and Delhi captain Gautam Gambhir said it is unfair to solely blame the swashbuckler's poor form for the team's early ouster from the Ranji Trophy. Sehwag's wretched form with the bat has been a talking point this Ranji season...
  • Viru puzzle unsolved; De Kock, Corey on IPL teams' wishlist January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag's string of poor scores in domestic cricket is likely to affect his chances of bagging a lucrative deal in the IPL 7 as it looks highly unlikely that he would be retained by his current franchise Delhi Daredevils. The eight existing franchises need to submit their 'Player...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Karnataka beat Delhi; Mumbai defeat Gujarat to enter quarterfinals January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Karnataka dispatched Delhi by eight wickets at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Thursday to comfortably top the Ranji Trophy Group A. Delhi, starting day four at 132 for 6, were bowled out for 201 in their second innings, giving their bowlers a meagre 115 to defend. Karnataka ensured there...
  • With comeback not easy, should Sehwag retire? January 2, 2014

    The Indian team is definitely going through a transition phase after the retirements of senior players. But the youngsters with lot of domestic experience behind them have settled down and so far all is well. Amidst all this, one player is toiling hard at the domestic level for a comeback. Virender...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 201314, Round 9, Day 4 January 2, 2014

    Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir were dismissed cheaply in yet another pathetic batting show by Delhi, who are now staring at a big defeat against table toppers Karnataka. Skipper Perveez Rasool scored 83 while opener Adil Rishi and middleorder batsman Hardeep Rishi scored halfcenturies as Jammu and Kashmir moved a step...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Sehwag, Gambhir flop yet again for Delhi January 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir were dismissed cheaply in yet another pathetic batting show by Delhi, who are now staring at a big defeat against table toppers Karnataka in their final Tanji Trophy group league match on Wednesday. Having conceded a first innings lead of 87 runs after Karnataka...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 201314, Round 9, Day 3 January 1, 2014

    Catch all the Live updates from Day 3 of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 9. Day 2 Roundup: Stuart Binny celebrated his maiden callup into the Indian team with a scintillating 88 as table toppers Karnataka asserted their supremacy with a solid performance reaching 226 for 5 at stumps...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 9, Day 2 December 31, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from Day one of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 9. Manan Vohra cracked a brilliant century, while India's outoffavour batsman Yuvraj Singh chipped in with 39 runs as Punjab posted a massive 380 for four on day one. In Group B, Arindam Ghosh (89) and...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Vohra's 187 take Punjab to 380/4; Gambhir scores fifty December 30, 2013

    Dhanbad: Manan Vohra cracked a brilliant century, while India's outoffavour batsman Yuvraj Singh chipped in with 39 runs as Punjab posted a massive 380 for four on day one of their Group A Ranji Trophy match against Jharkhand on Monday. Manan hit a patient 187 off 273 balls with the help...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 9, Day 1 December 30, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from Day one of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 9. After a defeat at the hands of Baroda in the last match, Saurashtra need a victory against Services in their final group B match starting here on Monday, to secure a quarterfinal place. It will...
  • Ranji Trophy: Delhi host Karnataka in mustwin tie at Kotla December 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi face table toppers Karnataka at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday with a slim chance of making the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals. Delhi lie fifth in Group A with 19 points from seven games behind Punjab (23 points), Mumbai (23), Gujarat (26) and Karnataka (32), who have already qualified...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 8, Day 1 December 22, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from Day one of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 8. Saurashtra and Baroda will lock horns in a crucial Ranji Trophy Group B match at Rajkot. Both the teams need an outright win to keep the hopes of entering the knockout stage but Saurashtra...
  • Weather biggest rival as Delhi face Punjab in a mustwin tie December 21, 2013

    New Delhi: More than Yuvraj Singh battling it out with the likes of Virender Sehwag, rival sides Delhi and Punjab are concerned about the foggy conditions which may be the biggest impediment to an outright win in the 7th group league Ranji Trophy game at the Roshanara. The poor visibility during...
  • Ranji Trophy, Round 7, Day 4 December 17, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from day four of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 7. Day three roundup: Delhi thrashed Vidarbha by an innings and 156 runs in a Ranji Trophy group league encounter to get seven points which kept their hopes of making the knockout stages...
  • Delhi waiting for Virendra Sehwag to fire against Vidarbha December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: In their bid to stay on course for a quarterfinal berth, hosts Delhi will come out all guns blazing against Vidarbha for an outright win in a Ranji Trophy group league encounter at the Roshanara ground here Saturday. Delhi who are placed fifth in group A, are on 12...
  • Learnt a lot from Pietersen, Sehwag during IPL: Unmukt December 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Young Indian batsman Unmukt Chand, who led the Under19 team to World Cup victory last year, on Tuesday said he has learnt a lot from the likes of Kevin Pietersen and Virender Sehwag while sharing the dressing room with them during the Indian Premier League. "It is not about scoring...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Awana helps Delhi take 1st innings lead; Karnataka inches towards victory December 8, 2013

    Sambalpur: Delhi pacer Parvinder Awana (5 for 97) took five wickets after a splendid century by Odisha's Natraj Behera (158) as the visitors took a crucial firstinnings lead in their Ranji Trophy group A match here. Led by Awana, Delhi bowled out Odisha for 379, 63 runs behind their first innings...