INDIANS PREMIER LEAGUE

  • IPL 8: Andre Russell blitz takes KKR to four-wicket win over KXIP 6 hours 27 minutes ago

    Pune: Andre Russell's spectacular all-round performance helped defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders thrashed Kings XI Punjab by 4 wickets on Saturday. The Jamaican allrounder hit a blistering 66 from 36 balls after his KKR were reeling at 60 for five as KKR cantered to victory target of 156 in 17.5 overs...
  • IPL 8: We will look to play fearless cricket, says Darren Sammy 10 hours 17 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Mumbai Indians might be low in confidence after their four successive defeats but RCB allrounder Darren Sammy on Saturday said they are not going to take their rivals lightly and will look to play fearless cricket when they clash in an IPL-8 match here tomorrow. Mumbai is the only team,...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 8, Match 14 11 hours 10 minutes ago

    Their campaign off to a sedate start, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders would look to return to winning ways when they take on a dangerous Kings XI Punjab in their next Indian Premier League match, on Saturday. The Gautam Gambhir-led Kolkata side had a mixed outing in the T20 tournament so...
  • We complement each other well: Brendon McCullum on Dwayne Smith 12 hours 28 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings explosive batsman Brendon McCullum said on Saturday that contrary to popular belief, he complements his opening partner Dwayne Smith rather than competing against the West Indian. Chasing a stiff target of 184, the duo built a 109-run opening stand to set the foundation for the thumping six-wicket...
  • As it happened: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Daredevils, IPL 8, Match 13 14 hours 49 minutes ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: Having snapped their prolonged losing streak, Delhi Daredevils would look to carry forward the momentum when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad. Delhi's fighting win over Kings XI Punjab was just the kind of boost the side needed after losing...
  • Caught on Camera: IPL-8 moments you will love to have a look at 17 hours 3 minutes ago

    Indian Premier League is beyond cricket. It's a party, it's a festival, and it's serious cricket at the same time. For fringe cricketers, it's a chance to prove themselves on a stage unmatched to any they have been on. For families, it's a time to go out, have fun and...
  • IPL 2015: Title holders Kolkata look for consistency against Punjab 18 hours 56 minutes ago

    Pune: Their campaign off to a sedate start, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders would look to return to winning ways when they take on a dangerous Kings XI Punjab in their next Indian Premier League match, on Saturday. The Gautam Gambhir-led Kolkata side had a mixed outing in the T20 tournament...
  • IPL 8: We lost the match when CSK scored 90 in six overs, says Rohit Sharma 20 hours 8 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma said that his bowlers tried their best against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) but nothing worked out as some excellent batting by the CSK openers took the game away from the hosts in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Wankhede Stadium. "Our bowlers tried...
  • IPL 8: Shakib's absence is a big blow to KKR, says Gambhir 20 hours 13 minutes ago

    All the talk ahead of the Indian Premier League 2015 match between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Saturday centred on two individuals - Glenn Maxwell and Sunil Narine. Both played starring roles for their teams last season - Narine's Kolkata...
  • IPL 8: MS Dhoni praises bowlers for win against Mumbai Indians 20 hours 24 minutes ago

    Mumbai: On a high after having won all three games so far, Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni praised his bowlers for doing well upfront, to reduce Mumbai Indians to 12 for 3 inside four overs in the Indian Premier League match on Friday. "The reason we loved to bowl was...
  • IPL 8: Kirsten has been great for Delhi Daredevils, says Yuvraj Singh 20 hours 42 minutes ago

    Delhi Daredevils bought Yuvraj Singh for a record Rs 16 crore at this year's Indian Premier League auction with the hope that he would help them reverse their fortunes. The start wasn't too hot - an ungainly 9 against Chennai Super Kings and then a scratchy 27 against Rajasthan Royals. Before...
  • IPL 8: Delhi Daredevils look to continue momentum against Hyderabad 21 hours 9 minutes ago

    Having snapped their prolonged losing streak, Delhi Daredevils would look to carry forward the momentum when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad on Saturday. Delhi's fighting win over Kings XI Punjab was just the kind of boost the side needed after losing close matches against Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings. The batsmen...
  • I have become a better player since playing the IPL: Shakib Al Hasan 21 hours 24 minutes ago

    Bangladesh had a more than satisfactory 2015 World Cup, knocking England out to make the quarterfinals, where they fought for a while before falling away in the face of the collective muscle of the Indians. Shakib Al Hasan, the biggest star Bangladesh cricket has ever had, had a decent World Cup...
  • IPL 8: Mitchel Starc fit to play for Royal Challengers Bangalore Yesterday

    Bangalore: Mitchell Starc, out of action since the end of the 2015 World Cup because of a knee injury, is scheduled to leave Australia to join his Royal Challengers Bangalore team-mates in the Pepsi Indian Premier League 2015 on Sunday (April 19). Starc would then be available to take part in...
  • IPL 8: Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum fire CSK to third straight win Yesterday

    Mumbai: Openers Dwayne Smith and Brendon McCullum shared a breathtaking 109-run stand off 44 balls as Chennai Super Kings outplayed Mumbai Indians by six wickets for their third straight win in the IPL 8 on Friday. Mumbai Indians recovered from a poor start to post a competitive 183 for seven but...
  • I didn't tell anyone to give me the money I got: Yuvraj Singh Yesterday

    Visakhapatnam: Making it clear that the 'Most Expensive Player' tagline doesn't create any presure on him, out-of-favour India veteran Yuvraj Singh said that he "didn't tell anyone to give him" the money that he commanded at the IPL cricket tournament's auctions earlier this year. Asked if being paid an unbelievable Rs...
  • I am a big fan of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, says Karun Chandhok Yesterday

    Karun Chandhok is big cricket enthusiast and a keen follower of the Indian Premier League, picks Mahendra Singh Dhoni as his favourite player. ...
  • Rohit Sharma should open the batting for Mumbai Indians Yesterday

    Rohit Sharma and Lendl Simmons should open the batting for Mumbai Indians when they look to get back to winning ways in this year's IPL against Chennai Super Kings. ...
  • As it happened: Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings, IPL 8, Match 12 Yesterday

    (For Live blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Off to a disastrous start with three successive defeats, Mumbai Indians will have their task cut out when they lock horns with two-time title winners and in-form Chennai Super Kings. The home team, which has lost all three matches they played...
  • SC appoints CBI SP to head team probing IPL scandal Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court om Friday appointed CBI sleuth Vivek Priyadarshi to head a new investigating team to further probe the IPL-6 spot-fixing and betting scandal. Priyadarshi, currently a superintendent of police in the anti-corruption cell of the agency, will replace 1983-batch Assam-Meghalaya cadre IPS officer B B Mishra as...
  • IPL 8: VVS Laxman hails Pravin Tambe Yesterday

    The curator at the ACA-VDCA Stadium in Visakhapatnam was certain that the pitch was going to be 'a belter of a batting pitch with some assistance to seamers early on due to previous night's rain'. The assessment of Steven Smith, the Rajasthan Royals skipper, was much the same. He chose to...
  • IPL 8: Dhawal Kulkarni happy with his performance against Sunrisers Hyderabad Yesterday

    Backing Steven Smith's decision to field first on a slowish track, Rajasthan Royals bowler Dhawal Kulkarni picked up two wickets to help his team restrict Sunrisers Hyderabad to a below par total of to 127 and that help them set a comfortable win in the end. Kulkarni's first wicket...
  • IPL 8: For Pravin Tambe, age is just a number Yesterday

    Emerging from the club level cricket to play in the Indian Premier League and then making his first-class debut at the age of 42, legspinner Pravin Tambe has been an inspiration to Rajasthan Royals' undefeated campaign in the ongoing season of the IPL. From making his IPL debut in 2013 at...
  • IPL 8: Mumbai Indians face daunting task against formidable CSK Yesterday

    Mumbai: Off to a disastrous start with three successive defeats, Mumbai Indians will have their task cut out when they lock horns with two-time title winners and in-form Chennai Super Kings in their Indian Premier league match on Friday. The home team, which has lost all three matches it played so...
  • IPL 8: Yuzvendra Chahal relishing his spell under captain Virat Kohli Yesterday

    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: RR make it 4 in a row with 6-wicket win against SRH in last ball finish 2 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Riding on Ajinkya Rahane's fifty Rajasthan Royals beat SunRisers Hyderabad by 6 wickets to notch up their fourth consecutive win in this edition of the IPL cricket tournament here today. Chasing a modest 128 for a win, the table-toppers made heavy weather of the run chase, achieving the target on...
  • IPL 8: Rohit Sharma to continue to bat at No.4 for Mumbai Indians 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indian skipper Rohit Sharma on Thursday said he wants to continue batting at number four to keep the balance and combination of the team right. Against Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday, Rohit came in to bat at four but got out without scoring. "Looking at the balance and combination of...