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  • The Eagles know why the fans turn up - to hear the oldies June 24, 2014

    London: When veteran California rock band the Eagles hit the stage in London at the weekend, there was no pretense about why people had come to see them or what the band was expected to do. It was a case of play the songs we know, dudes, and please don't change...
  • World Cup 2014: Stick with trusted Lampard against Italy, Glenn Hoddle urges England June 14, 2014

    Former England coach Glenn Hoddle has added his voice to one of the longest-running debates about the national team, saying veteran Frank Lampard should partner captain Steven Gerrard against Italy on Saturday. Hoddle called on coach Roy Hodgson not to listen to calls to give younger players a chance and said...
  • As it happened: IPL 7 final, Kolkata vs Punjab June 1, 2014

    Riding on Pandey's brilliant 50-ball 94, Kolkata Knight Riders clinched their second IPL final in three years with a 3-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab. Pre-match: Kolkata and Punjab have played three matches in the seventh edition of IPL and all of them have been one-sided affairs. But the final...
  • Thunderstorm threat looms over Punjab-Kolkata IPL 7 final June 1, 2014

    After 47 days of grueling and competitive cricket, the two teams left standing - Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab - will battle it out in the grand finale of the seventh edition of Indian Premier League to lay their hands on the coveted IPL Trophy and for the...
  • IPL 7 Final: Batting might of Punjab against Kolkata's sharp bowling June 1, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab have played three matches in the seventh edition of IPL and all of them have been one-sided affairs. But the final at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore can give all the cricket fans one heck of a match. Punjab are chasing the dream of lifting...
  • IPL 7 Final: Resurgent KKR in the way of KXIP's maiden title June 1, 2014

    The season's most consistent team, Kings XI Punjab, would eye their maiden triumph against the ever-resilient Kolkata Knight Riders in the title clash of the seventh season of Indian Premier League on Sunday in what seems to be the perfect finale. After a few controversy-marred seasons, the focus has remained firmly...
  • Hockey World Cup: Holders Australia rout Malaysia May 31, 2014

    The Hague: Glenn Turner scored two goals as defending champions Australia outplayed Malaysia 4-0 to get off a resounding start in the 2014 Hockey World Cup at the Kyocera Stadium here on Saturday. Turner beat his marker deftly to break the Malaysian resistance and deadlock in the 26th minute with a...
  • IPL 7 Final, Kolkata vs Punjab: Players to watch out for May 31, 2014

    The focus has remained firmly on cricket in season seven of the Indian Premier League and in what seems to be the perfect finale, the season's most consistent team Kings XI Punjab would eye a maiden triumph against the ever-resilient Kolkata Knight Riders in the summit clash on Sunday. Kolkata have...
  • IPL 7: Bowling gives Kolkata edge over Punjab in the final May 31, 2014

    The seventh edition of IPL has got its two finalists in Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab and both teams deserve to be part of the summit clash on Sunday. Kolkata, after the UAE leg, never looked like making to the playoffs as they struggled to find the right...
  • IPL 7: Virender Sehwag credits Punjab's success to Sanjay Bangar May 31, 2014

    Mercurial Kings XI Punjab opener Virender Sehwag has credited coach Sanjay Bangar for his team's success in this year's IPL. Riding on Sehwag's 50-ball ton, Punjab stormed into their first IPL final with a 24-run victory over Chennai Super Kings in the second qualifier on Friday. Sehwag also compared Bangar to...
  • As it happened: Chennai vs Punjab, Qualifier 2, IPL 7 May 30, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: After dominating the seventh edition of IPL, Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab would have expected to fight it out for the title in the final. Punjab would not have expected to be in such a situation but...
  • IPL 7 Qualifier 2, Chennai vs Punjab: Players to watch out for May 30, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab, who were undoubtedly the best team in the group stage of IPL 2014, were defeated comfortably by Kolkata Knight Riders by 28 runs in the first qualifier. Punjab will now take on Chennai Super Kings in the second qualifier for a place in the finals. Mohit Sharma...
  • IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab need to play intelligent cricket against CSK May 30, 2014

    Momentum is an important essence in cricket and after the loss against Kolkata Knight Riders in Qualifier 1, Kings XI Punjab discovered that they might not be the favourites against Chennai Super Kings in the Qualifier 2 to be played on Friday. George Bailey's Punjab outfit had cruised its way...
  • IPL 7, Qualifier 2: Final push by Punjab, Chennai in battle of equals May 30, 2014

    After dominating the seventh edition of IPL, Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab would have expected to fight it out for the title in the final. On the contrary now one team has to face the truth of elimination in the Qualifier 2 to be played at the Wankhede...
  • Dhoni, Maxwell among most searched IPL players May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Kings XI Punjab's wonder boy Glenn Maxwell have been the most searched 'Man of the Match' players in this season's Indian Premier League (IPL). Chennai Super Kings are also the most searched team besides Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians and Kings...
  • As it happened: Kolkata vs Punjab, IPL 7, Qualifier 1 May 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) The first qualifier match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab at Eden Gardens, which was postponed to Wednesday due to torrential rain, seems to go ahead today with the weather improving in Kolkata. However, thundershowers are forecast for...
  • IPL 7 Qualifier 1: Rain a factor as consistent Punjab take on buoyant Kolkata May 28, 2014

    The most consistent team of IPL 7 will be up against the most resilient side of the current edition when Kings XI Punjab lock horns with Kolkata Knight Riders in the first qualifier of the IPL on Wednesday at the Eden Gardens. The match was scheduled to be held on...
  • IPL 7: First qualifier between Kolkata-Punjab postponed due to rain May 27, 2014

    The first IPL 7 qualifier between the Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab, which was scheduled to be played at the Eden Gardens on Tuesday, has been postponed to Wednesday due to torrential rain in Kolkata. The match will be played at 4 p.m., while the eliminator between Mumbai Indians...
  • IPL 7 Qualifier 1, Kolkata vs Punjab: Players to watch out for May 27, 2014

    With the end of IPL-7 league stages, the top four teams are now geared up for the crucial play-offs. The first match of the play-offs will be played between the most consistent team of this tournament and undoubtedly the most resilient side of this edition when George Bailey-led...
  • IPL 7, Qualifier 1: Form guide of Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders May 27, 2014

    The most consistent team of IPL 7 will be up against the most resilient side of the current edition when Kings XI Punjab locks horns with Kolkata Knight Riders in the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League on Tuesday. Punjab have been the most outstanding team this season to...
  • As it happened: Punjab vs Delhi, IPL 7, Match 55 May 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) After being assured of a playoff berth, Kings XI Punjab will consider the inconsequential league game against the ousted Delhi Daredevils on Sunday as practice, but without losing their winning momentum. Table-toppers Punjab, who are assured of finishing No. 1 when...
  • IPL 7: Dusted Delhi hope to end with a win against Punjab May 25, 2014

    After being assured of a playoff berth, Kings XI Punjab will consider the inconsequential league game against the ousted Delhi Daredevils on Sunday as practice, but without losing their winning momentum. Table-toppers Punjab, who are assured of finishing No. 1 when the league stage ends on Sunday, would like to top...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara credits Punjab's success to smart buys in player auction May 24, 2014

    India cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara, who is appearing for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League 2014, credited the team's success this season to the purchases made by the team management in the players auctions in February. Punjab has seen a classic revival this IPL season with players like Glenn Maxwell...
  • As it happened: Punjab vs Rajasthan, IPL7, Match 52 May 23, 2014

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Punjab, who lost to Mumbai Indians in their previous encounter, are currently on top of the table with 18 points from 12 outings. On the other hand, Rajasthan have 14 points from 12 matches and were pushed to the fourth...
  • IPL 7: Rajasthan need to beat Punjab to make it to the play-offs May 23, 2014

    As the scramble for the top four positions has set off, Kings XI Punjab have not much to worry about as they have already made it through the play-offs but will be hoping to consolidate their position on the top when on Friday they meet the Rajasthan Royals who need...
  • As it happened: Punjab vs Mumbai, IPL 7, Match 48 May 21, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) IPL-7 will make its debut at Kings XI Punjab's home ground Mohali on Wednesday where, after sealing a playoff berth for themselves, the home team will look to dominate the defending champions Mumbai Indians and end their struggling title defence...
  • As it happened: Delhi vs Punjab, IPL 7, Match 45 May 19, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Delhi Daredevils are down and out for the count in this edition of IPL 7, but they will redeem some of their lost pride if they manage to topple the Kings XI Punjab juggernaut on Monday. Two wins in 11 matches...