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  • IPL 8: We are playing the most balanced side, feels RCB skipper Virat Kohli Yesterday

    New Delhi: After a thumping 10-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday said the current RCB squad was the most balanced one in terms of both batting and bowling. RCB pacers Mitchell Starc (3/20), Varun Aaron (2/24) and David Wiese (2/18) bowled their hearts...
  • IPL 8: Clinical Royal Challengers Bangalore demolish Delhi Daredevils by 10 wickets 2 days ago

    New Delhi: An incisive display of pace bowling by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) helped them beat hosts Delhi Daredevils by 10 wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Sunday. RCB bowled out the home team for a mere 95 runs in 18.2 overs and then...
  • As it happened: Delhi Daredevils vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 8, Match 26 2 days ago

    (For live blog, scroll down to bottom of the page) High on confidence after convincing victories in their previous games, both Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore will seek the winning momentum when they face off in the Indian Premier League. Delhi dispatched Mumbai Indians to end their nine-match losing streak at...
  • IPL 2015: Delhi, Bangalore seek to continue winning momentum 2 days ago

    High on confidence after convincing victories in their previous games, both Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore will seek the winning momentum when they face off in the Indian Premier League on Sunday. Daredevils dispatched Mumbai Indians to end their nine-match losing streak at Kotla while RCB returned to winning ways...
  • Wriddhiman Saha deserves to replace MS Dhoni in Tests, says Virat Kohli 3 days ago

    New Delhi: India's Test captain Virat Kohli feels that it will be difficult to replace someone like Mahendra Singh Dhoni but Wriddhiman Saha according to him "deserves" to don the big gloves for the national team for the "next five to six years". Asked about who according to him is ideal...
  • BCCI keeping an eye on Virat Kohli's behaviour 3 days ago

    The Board of Cricket Control in India has been reported to be keeping eye on India's new Test captain Virat Kohli over his behaviour. BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya has told Hindustan Times that Kohli will be on notice over his behaviour. "Kohli's outbursts has to be examined and whatever corrective measures...
  • IPL 8: Virat Kohli happy with RCB's performance against Rajasthan Royals 3 days ago

    Ahmedabad: RCB skipper Virat Kohli described his team's nine-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals as a "well-earned" and "timely" victory and hoped to carry forward the momentum in the remaining IPL matches. Royal Challengers Bangalore on Friday snapped their three-match losing streak with a much-needed win over table-toppers Rajasthan Royals and Kohli...
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore crush Rajasthan Royals for their second win in IPL 8 4 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Skipper Virat Kohli blasted his second successive fifty and pacer Mitchell Starc snapped three wickets as Royal Challengers Bangalore notched up a comprehensive nine-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals on Friday. Bangalore didn't put a foot wrong as they first dished out a disciplined bowling performance to restrict Rajasthan to 130...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 8, Match 22 4 days ago

    For LIVE Blog, scroll down to bottom of the page Pushed to the bottom of the heap after three successive losses, it would take an extraordinary performance from Royal Challengers Bangalore to get the better of table-toppers Rajasthan Royals. With five wins from six matches, Rajasthan are sitting pretty at the top...
  • Wishes galore on social media as Sachin Tendulkar turns 42 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Birthday wishes of current and former colleagues poured in on social media as India's iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar turned 42 on Friday. Having bid an emotional adieu to the game in November 2013 at Wankhede, Tendulkar continues to rule the hearts of millions of his fans. Tendulkar, who is...
  • IPL 8: Table-toppers RR favourites against laggards RCB 4 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Pushed to the bottom of the heap after three successive losses, it would take an extraordinary performance from Royal Challengers Bangalore to get the better of table-toppers Rajasthan Royals when the two sides clash in an IPL match on Friday. With five wins from six matches, Rajasthan are sitting pretty...
  • IPL 8: Nehra, Raina take Chennai to 27-run win over Bangalore 5 days ago

    Veteran Ashish Nehra dished out a brilliant spell of pace bowling after Suresh Raina's batting heroics as Chennai Super Kings recorded a comfortable 27-run victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore in their IPL cricket match on Wednesday. Put into bat, Raina smashed a blistering 32-ball 62 to help Chennai post a challenging...
  • As it happened: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings, IPL 8, Match 201 6 days ago

    For Live blog, scroll down to bottom of the page. Beaten in their respective last games, both Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings will be hungry to prevail over each other in the battle of wits when they lock horns. CSK are placed second in the table with six points from...
  • IPL 2015: RCB have a lot of things to look at, says Virat Kohli April 20, 2015

    Bangalore: Slipping to their second defeat in three matches, Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday said that his team needed to work on lot of areas including bowling, approach to batting and conceding too many extras. Kohli, however, was full of praise for AB de Villiers and David Wiese...
  • Mumbai Indians beat RCB by 18 runs to register their first win in IPL 8 April 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: Mumbai Indians produced a clinical performance to beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 18 runs in a high-scoring affair and register their maiden win in the IPL 2015. Sent into bat, Lendl Simmons and Unmukt Chand first smashed strokeful half-centuries to power Mumbai Indians to an imposing 209 for seven and...
  • As it happened: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians, IPL 8, Match 16 April 19, 2015

    (For Live blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pushed to the wall after four successive defeats, Mumbai Indians would look to bounce back when they take on a formidable Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier league. Mumbai were in a similar situation even last season, losing all...
  • IPL 8: Yuzvendra Chahal relishing his spell under captain Virat Kohli April 17, 2015

    Royal Challengers Bangalore have had a mixed start to their IPL 2015 campaign, bearding Kolkata Knight Riders in their own den before being spanked by Sunrisers Hyderabad at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, their Bangalore bastion. In the absence of Mitchell Starc and Adam Milne, both recovering from injuries, Bangalore's bowling has...
  • IPL 8: Steven Smith no less than De Villiers or Kohli, says Watson April 15, 2015

    Lauding Steven Smith for his match-winning knock against Mumbai Indians, which gave Rajasthan Royals their third successive victory in as many games, Shane Watson said his team-mate is on par with AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli. "I think he is on par with AB de Villiers at the moment and...
  • Virat Kohli needs to learn from Dhoni: Steve Waugh April 15, 2015

    Shanghai: Australia's World Cup winning captain Steve Waugh feels Indian star Virat Kohli should learn from Mahendra Singh Dhoni to keep his emotions in check and mature as a captain. Kohli took over the reigns of Test captaincy from Dhoni, who announced his shock retirement from the longest format post the...
  • IPL 8: Kohli unhappy with RCB pacers not living up to the challenge April 14, 2015

    Bangalore: When Chris Gayle got off the team bus at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Monday (April 13), everyone around him stopped what they were doing to catch a glimpse of the man whose 56-ball 96 had given Royal Challengers Bangalore their first win of the Pepsi Indian Premier League...
  • IPL 8: Clinical Sunrisers Hyderabad sink Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 wickets April 13, 2015

    Skipper David Warner blasted a 27-ball 57 to help Sunrisers Hyderabad notch their first success in two outings with an eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the eight season of Indian Premier League on Monday. Warner and fellow-opener Shikhar Dhawan (50 not out) put on 82 runs in 7.2 overs...
  • As it happened: RCB vs SRH, IPL 8, Match 8 April 13, 2015

    (For Live blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: Riding high after beating defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in their opening match, Royal Challengers Bangalore will look to exploit the home advantage when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL cricket match in Bengaluru on Monday....
  • Tendulkar, Kohli congratulate Sania on becoming World No. 1 April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: India Prime Minister Narendra Modi has led an outpouring of praise for Sania Mirza after she became the country's first tennis player to be ranked No. 1 in women's doubles. Modi called the achievement "an excellent accomplishment" on his twitter page Monday after Mirza won the Family Circle title...
  • IPL 2015: Royal Challengers Bangalore will miss Yuvraj, says Sandeep Warrier April 13, 2015

    Though he didn't get a game in the last two seasons, the Royal Challengers Bangalore medium pacer Sandeep Warrier is confident of sharing the bowling attack with his seniors Ashok Dinda and Varun Aaron this time but feels the team will miss the services of allrounder Yuvraj Singh. Warrier, a promising...
  • IPL 8: Royal Challengers Bangalore aim for second win on trot, set to face Hyderabad April 13, 2015

    Bengaluru: Riding high after beating defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in their opening match, Royal Challengers Bangalore will look to exploit the home advantage when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL cricket match in Bengaluru on Monday. Known to be under-performers despite boasting of devastating batsmen like Chris Gayle...
  • Celebrities praise Sania Mirza on twitter April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: A host of sports celebrities and politicians showered encomiums on tennis star Sania Mirza for becoming the first woman tennis player from the country to achieve the number one rank. Sania won the WTA Family Circle Cup with Swiss legend Martina Hingis to reach atop the ranking table. Mahesh Bhupathi,...