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  • IPL COO Sundar Raman calls for security rethink on cricket pitch Yesterday

    Indian Premier League (IPL) chief operating officer Sundar Raman has called for a rethink on security on the cricket pitch following the critical head injury to Australian opener Phil Hughes. "I think there's lots of rethinking that needs to happen about bouncers, about protection, about general safety in cricket," said Raman...
  • I'm financing this petition against N Srinivasan: Lalit Modi 4 days ago

    Suspended IPL commissioner Lalit Modi made a startling revelation on Monday, admitting that he is the man financing petitioner Aditya Verma against N Srinivasan and others in the IPL spot-fixing case. "I am financing the petition against Srinivasan and others [helping petitioner Verma]. There's no harm in backing anybody who helps...
  • Action against CSK would be disastrous for IPL: India Cements 6 days ago

    New Delhi: India Cements Limited owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings told the Supreme Court Friday that any action against it would have disastrous consequences for the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament. If any orders are passed against India Cements it could have "disastrous consequences not only for this...
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore acquire Iqbal Abdulla in IPL trading window 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Royal Challengers Bangalore have acquired Iqbal Abdulla from Rajasthan Royals as a part of the first Indian Premier League trading window, which was opened on October 6. The Window is open till December 12 and five players have been traded so far. "In what is the fifth trade prior to...
  • IPL Spot-fixing: BCCI files affidavit defending Srinivasan, says it did reprimand player for violating code 1 week ago

    The BCCI on Friday came out defending ICC Chairman N Srinivasan via filing an affidavit in the Supreme Court, wherein the board said that it's incorrect to say that none of the five BCCI officials take action against a player who was guilty of violating player''s code of conduct The incident...
  • Is the BCCI protecting N Srinivasan? November 18, 2014

    The BCCI emergent committee meeting came to a conclusion that there is no taint on the conduct of Srinivasan and the allegations levelled against him were baseless. ...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Mudgal report gives clean chit to Srinivasan, but raises question on his conduct November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The rot in Indian cricket runs deep and it isn't limited to a few cricketers and a few Indian Premier League team owners who loved placing bets, according to findings of the Mukul Mudgal Committee's report which were made public on Monday. International Cricket Council Chairman N Srinivasan is...
  • Is the full truth of IPL fixing not out yet? November 17, 2014

    The Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee's report on IPL spot-fixing confirmed that N Srinivasan and his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan were not involved in match-fixing. ...
  • I will never bet or watch cricket again: Vindoo Dara Singh November 17, 2014

    "I have never lied. I got into a bad habit of betting, which I have now taken out of my system," said Vindoo. ...
  • Srinivasan can't deny he knew about corruption in IPL: Aditya Verma November 17, 2014

    "The Mudgal report clearly says Srinivasan took no steps despite knowing about ongoing corruption in the IPL," said petitioner Verma. ...
  • IPL spot fixing: Court sets December 8 to commence argument on charge November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A court on Friday fixed December 8 for commencing arguments on the issue of framing charges against the accused in the IPL spot-fixing case. Additional Sessions Judge Neena Bansal Krishna set December 8 for hearing arguments on charge in the case against cricketers S. Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan...
  • Former Indian Premier League boss Lalit Modi reportedly suing Chris Cairns November 12, 2014

    New Zealand cricket great Chris Cairns faced fresh legal issues on Wednesday with former Indian Premier League boss Lalit Modi reported to be seeking more than £2.4 million ($3.8m) in damages and costs over a libel case. Modi has also applied to the High Court in London to have the libel...
  • Delhi Daredevils rope in Pravin Amre as assistant coach, Eric Simons removed November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils has roped in former India batsman and current Mumbai Ranji Trophy coach Pravin Amre as their assistant coach for the upcoming season, removing South African Eric Simons, who was with the franchise for five editions, starting 2010. Amre, who is rated as one of the...
  • IPL 2015 to commence April 8; Mumbai Indians acquire Unmukt, Vinay November 4, 2014

    The Indian Premier League Governing Council on Tuesday announced the dates of the next year's cash-rich tournament, which will be held from April 8 to May 24. The Governing Council has also decided on the windows for the 2016 and 2017 seasons of the tournament. While IPL 2016 will be played...
  • West Indies players will participate in Indian Premier League: IPL chairman October 21, 2014

    In a bit of relief for West Indies cricket, IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal on Tuesday said its players will be allowed to compete in the cash-rich league, putting to rest speculations of them being ignored from the event after the team's abrupt cancellation of India tour. A livid BCCI suspended all...
  • BCCI Working Committee to discuss West Indies pullout today October 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: The BCCI's all-powerful Working Committee will meet on Tuesday to decide on whether to impose a freeze on future West Indies tour and claim damages in the wake of the unprecedented move by the Caribbean team to pull out of the remainder of India tour because of the pay...
  • BCCI to review West Indies players' participation in IPL October 17, 2014

    The BCCI is seriously contemplating reviewing the West Indies players' participation in the cash-rich Indian Premier League as the ongoing series ended abruptly on Friday due to visiting team's payment dispute with their own cricket board. So miffed are the BCCI officials with the attitude of the Caribbean players that some...
  • IPL governing council to meet on October 20 October 14, 2014

    The schedule of the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League is likely to be announced at its Governing Council meeting to be held in the city ahead of India-West Indies final ODI on October 20. With Kolkata Knight Riders being the defending champions, the city will once again get to...
  • Hope Pakistan players would be allowed in IPL soon: PCB October 1, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shahryar Khan believes the Lahore Lions' successful participation in the ongoing Champions League Twenty20 will open the Indian Premier League doors for the country's players. Khan said he was satisfied with the performance of the Lahore Lions team. "But apart from performances the Lahore Lions team...
  • IPL spot-fixing case: Court declares Dawood, Shakeel proclaimed offenders September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday declared underworld dons Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel proclaimed offenders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal case. In 2013, the Delhi Police had filed a chargesheet alleging that Dawood and Shakeel were behind the IPL spot-fixing scandal that rocked Indian cricket, leading...
  • Postponing BCCI-AGM will be illegal, says Aditya Verma September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Aditya Verma, the petitioner in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) scandal, Thursday protested any possible move by the Indian cricket board to postpone its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at its working committee that meets in Chennai on Friday. "In this meeting the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket...
  • Yusuf Pathan aims to make India comeback before World Cup 2015 September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Confident of a good showing in the Champions League Twenty20 and the domestic season ahead, allrounder Yusuf Pathan has said there is enough time before the 2015 World Cup for him to prove his mettle and make a comeback into the Indian team. "The last IPL season was very...
  • CLT20 on KKR's wish list to complete a double September 10, 2014

    They have won the Indian Premier League (IPL) twice, but when it comes to locking horns with the world's best clubs in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) haven't tasted success anyway near to what they have in the IPL. And the Shah Rukh Khanowned club will...
  • BCCI's enormous power not good for cricket, says Geoffrey Boycott September 7, 2014

    London: Days after cricketing legend Ian Botham called for Indian Premier League (IPL) to be scrapped, former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has said it is not the T20 tournament but the Indian cricket board wielding enormous power that is detrimental to the game. Reacting to Botham's comments about the IPL being...
  • Indian Premier League made me a more skilful player: Eoin Morgan September 6, 2014

    Birmingham: Eoin Morgan defended the Indian Premier League as he prepared to captain England in their lone Twenty20 international against India at Edgbaston on Sunday England great Ian Botham used his MCC Cowdrey Lecture at Lord's earlier this week to call for the domestic Indian Twenty20 franchise competition to be shut...
  • England can forget about shorter forms without IPL: Kevin Pietersen September 6, 2014

    London: English cricketers can "forget" about the shorter format unless they embrace the Indian Premier League, according to the maverick Kevin Pietersen, who says his efforts to get his countrymen to play in the IPL have fallen on "deaf ears". England have not been able to consistently make a mark in...
  • SC refuses to reinstate Srinivasan as BCCI president September 1, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Justice Mukul Mudgal committee to complete its investigation into the IPL betting and spotfixing scandal in two months, while declining BCCI's request to reinstate N Srinivasan as the board's president. SC also allowed the Mudgal committee to file another interim report while giving it the...
  • IPL Scandal: Mudgal panel submits interim report, SC hearing on Sept 1 August 29, 2014

    The Justice Mukul Mudgal committee probing the Indian Premier League's spotfixing and betting scandal submitted it's interim report to the Supreme Court on Friday, and the SC will hear the case on September 1. The Mudgal committee submitted its report in a sealed envelope and is likely to seek a twomonth...
  • No role in BCCI elections as of now, says Lalit Modi August 28, 2014

    Although relieved at his passport being restored following the Delhi High Court verdict, Lalit Modi said that he "will not have any role to play" in the upcoming BCCI AGM as the Supreme Courtappointed Mukul Mudgal committee has not submitted its report yet. The former IPL chairman also indicated that if...
  • IPL Scandal: Mudgal committee to submit interim report in SC on Friday August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court appointed probe commission headed by Justice (Retd) Mukul Mudgal will be submitting an interim report on betting and spotfixing scandal related to IPL6 on Friday. "The legal counsel will submit the report in Supreme Court on Friday," Mudgal told PTI on Thursday. He however, refused to furnish...