India Premier League

  • KKR given time to pay tax for IPL matches played at Ranchi August 8, 2013

    Jamshedpur: The Jamshedpur Urban Circle Commercial Tax Department has granted the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) three weeks time to pay entertainment tax for two IPL matches played at the JSCA International Stadium in Ranchi last May. "We have asked them to pay the tax as well as the interest accrued by...
  • BCCI clears Kundra, Meiyappan of IPL fixing; Srinivasan to return as boss July 28, 2013

    Kolkata: The BCCI Working Committee on Sunday cleared Rajasthan Royals' coowner Raj Kundra and N Srinivasan's soninlaw Gurunath Meiyappan of any involvement in the spotfixing or matchfixing during IPL 6; however, the charges of betting still remain. The Committee, which will meet again on August 2 to ratify the decision, cleared...
  • As it happened: Mumbai vs Pune, Game 58, IPL 6 May 11, 2013

    LIVE updates from Game 58 of IPL 6 between Pune Warriors India and Mumbai Indians in Pune on Saturday. Mumbai Innings: End of over 18.5, Mumbai 116 for 4: Rohit Sharma goes off the second ball for 37. Late drama. Harbhajan up next. Dot. Bhajji finishes it with a four. It's Mumbai's...
  • BCCI floats tender for new IPL franchise October 14, 2012

    New Delhi: After terminating cashstrapped Deccan Chargers from the Indian Premier League, the BCCI on Sunday began the process of finding a new team by floating tender notices for a fresh franchise. "Under this invitation to tender, the winning bidder will be granted the right to own and operate a new...
  • IPL molestation case: Luke gets bail, says he is relieved May 19, 2012

    Luke Pomersbach was granted bail as trespass could not be established through the CCTV footage, following which the court dropped the nonbailable charge of trespass against him. ...
  • IPL molestation case: RCB player Luke granted bail May 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batsman Luke Pomersbach was on Saturday granted bail in the molestation case. However, the court asked the cricketer to surrender his passport, directing him to not leave the country. The RCB player was granted bail on two sureties of Rs 30,000 each. Luke was granted...
  • Ojha eyeing good show in IPL March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Ignored for this month's Asia Cup cricket tournament in Dhaka, leftarm spinner Pragyan Ojha is eyeing impressive performances in the forthcoming Indian Premier League to force his way back into the Indian team. Ojha, who was part of the Indian team for the fourTest series in Australia but did...
  • SaharaBCCI likely to settle differences February 11, 2012

    Mumbai: The top brass of BCCI and the aggrieved Sahara Group will meet here on Sunday in a bid to break the stalemate which prompted the corporate giant to withdraw sponsorship of the Indian cricket team and also pull out of the IPL. Sahara Group supremo Subrata Roy will meet BCCI...
  • Jadeja alleges racism in SRK's Knight Riders team May 12, 2009

    New Delhi: Former Test cricketer Ajay Jadeja made a sensational claim on Monday, claiming Indian players were being ill-treated by foreign staff of the beleaguered Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League, currently on in South Africa. Jadeja hinted that a member of the KKR foreign coaching staff used racial...
  • Yuvraj seeks support from Indians in SA April 13, 2009

    Mumbai: Amid all the debate of multiple captains, Kings XI Punjab's Yuvraj Singh says team boss Priety Zinta is the actual captain while he is the deputy. Both joined CNN-IBN in a candid conversation. Preity Zinta: We are going to South Africa but our heart is here in India. We have...
  • Govt asks IPL to revise its schedule again March 13, 2009

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs has yet again asked organisers to draw a fresh schedule for the second season of the Indian Premier League after a high level meeting on Friday. This is the second time the schedule of the IPL will have to be re-worked. IPL chairman Lalit Modi...
  • StoryBoard: From IPL glam to Nokia web wonder February 9, 2009

    IPL season 2 kicks off and Nokia gets into the mind of mobile Web user. ...
  • Watch: IPL's Lalit Modi smug with auction success February 7, 2009

    IPL chairman says the auction of players was worth it and made business sense. ...
  • IPL season II: More Bollywood, bigger bash February 5, 2009

    In 48 hours, the much anticipated million-dollar Indian Premier League (IPL) auctions begin. The English players will make their debut in this edition with Kevin Pietersen commanding a huge price. But 2009 will miss some of the big hitters from Pakistan who have been barred by their government from playing...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders made maximum profit: Modi June 3, 2008

    New Delhi: Never mind they lost out on the field but off it, Kolkata Knight Riders have raked in big bucks - the Indian Premier League (IPL) Chairman and Commissioner Lalit Modi tells CNN-IBN. Almost two days since the pulsating final, the IPL fever still rules. And the man of the...
  • Kings XI Punjab go into semis with a high morale May 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab perhaps have the perfect mix of any franchise in the league - a celebrity owner, a poster boy as captain and a team that is well equipped to handle any challenge. Yuvraj Singh and his boys wrapped up their league campaign by table toppers Rajasthan Royals...
  • Opinion: Indian Premier League and uncivil behaviour May 10, 2008

    Never in the history of cricket, now fighting a desperate battle to retain its reputation as a gentleman's game, have players made so much money in so short a span of time. Six weeks is all that the Indian Premier League (IPL) season will last. No grudging them their earnings...
  • IPL standings: Preity's Kings XI top charts May 8, 2008

    Mumbai: After five victories, Rajasthan Royals suffered their first defeat in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the hands of Mumbai Indians on Wednesday night and slipped from the first to the second spot in the points table. The following standings have been tabulated under matches played, won, loss, points and...
  • Rajput faces BCCI's ire over Bhajji-Sree slapgate May 7, 2008

    New Delhi: After Harbhajan Singh, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is after the Mumbai Indians coach Lalchand Rajput. The BCCI says it was shameful that Rajput was laughing when Harbhajan slapped S Sreesanth after the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kings XI Punjab and the Mumbai...
  • Rohit Sharma becomes IPL's leading run scorer May 7, 2008

    Chennai: Deccan Chargers batsman Rohit Sharma became the leading run scorer in the Indian Premier League on Tuesday night. Sharma, who scored 23 against Super Kings, surpassed Virender Sehwag as the leading batsmen in the tournament and is the holder of the Orange cap now. The top six batsmen in the IPL...
  • No cheerleaders for Delhi Daredevils, says GMR April 30, 2008

    New Delhi: The Delhi Daredevils have decided to do away with cheerleaders for the rest of this IPL season. Instead they will concentrate on cricket. GMR, the franchisee of Delhi Daredevils, feel the presence of cheerleaders does not blend with the game of cricket. So the girls who were flown...
  • Cable theft at Eden Gardens ahead of IPL clash April 28, 2008

    Kolkata: It seems that Eden Gardens' bad days are far from over. After a power failure, unsporting pitch and water shortage during a match last week, the hallowed turf has earned negative publicity yet again with the discovery of a cable theft. With just two days left for the Indian Premier...
  • IPL bosses say cheers to cheerleaders April 26, 2008

    New Delhi: As the self-righteous moral brigade expresses outrage against the presence of cheerleaders at Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, the franchisees of various teams are unfazed and say their detractors are looking for "cheap publicity". "The whole controversy is irrelevant. Frankly speaking, it is a trivial issue and doesn't deserve...
  • BCCI slaps notice on Harbhajan Singh April 26, 2008

    New Delhi: Upset over the controversy generated by the altercation between cricketers Harbhajan Singh and S Sreesanth, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has issued a showcause notice to Harbhajan, asking him to respond by Monday. Harbhajan has been asked explain why disciplinary action should not be...
  • Bhajji, Sree say no love lost over 'friendly slap' April 26, 2008

    Mohali: Just when the cricket world was beginning to enjoy a new-found harmony and camaraderie among international players in the IPL, the unthinkable happened between two Indian players. On Friday night, S Sreesanth was allegedly slapped by Harbhajan Singh after the match between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab came...
  • Hot Debate: Leaders vs cheerleaders April 25, 2008

    For a country that has happily shaken every possible appendage to the rhythm of Bipasha Basu’s heaving bosom in Beedi jalayi le (Omkara) and for each time Aishwarya’s biting-lip-act in Kajrare (Bunty aur Babli) was repeated in marriage parties, our ministers are now going coy over cheerleaders. Apparently some Maharashtra ministers...
  • Pics: The world cheers on! | Your Say | Hot debate April 25, 2008

    While India leers and jeers, rest of the world is saying cheers. Snapshots of cheerleaders at work from across the world. ...
  • Forum: Cheers, jeers and leers April 25, 2008

    Are they against Indian culture or are cheerleaders just part of the game? ...
  • Say jeers! Politicians take the cheer out of IPL April 25, 2008

    Politicians in Maharashtra have found a grave issue to deal with: cheerleaders. The state government on Thursday asked franchisees of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to seek permission for cheerleaders’ performances during Twenty20 matches. Minister of State for Home Siddharam Mhetre said IPL organisers would have to seek the government's permission...
  • Bowlers bowl over Sehwag | Dhoni bowls over maidens April 23, 2008

    Hyderabad: Delhi Daredevils captain Virender Sehwag says his bowlers won the match for the team against Deccan Chargers. Sehwag, whose breezy knock helped his team to score a nine-wicket win over the hosts, gave full credit to the bowlers, who destroyed the mighty batting line-up of the rivals. "Our bowlers won the...