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  • IPL 2015: Open to playing any role in CSK, says Michael Hussey 1 hour 22 minutes ago

    Chennai: Michael Hussey is happy to be back at the Chennai Super Kings and the 39-year-old Australian is open to performing any role for the two-time IPL champions in the upcoming edition. "I have not really thought about it (his role) too much. I need to sit down and have a...
  • Sunil Narine will have to appear for another test: Jagmohan Dalmiya 1 hour 28 minutes ago

    Kolkata Knight Riders' ace spinner Sunil Narine might have been cleared by the ICC but the West Indian will still have to appear for another test for his suspected illegal bowling action in Chennai, BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya said Wednesday. "I've spoken to them (KKR management), he has to appear for...
  • IPL reaches out to fans through Fan Park initiative 3 hours 31 minutes ago

    Mumbai: As a part of the ongoing initiatives to bring in newer audience through IPL, especially families, BCCI will be investing in Fan parks across the country this season. In addition to the 12 venues hosting the matches this season, Pepsi IPL 2015 will be taken to 15 cities across India...
  • IPL opening ceremony to be held in Kolkata on April 7 4 hours 15 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The opening ceremony of the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held at the Salt Lake Stadium here on April 7, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) statement said on Wednesday. The ceremony will start at 7.30 pm in the evening and will feature some of...
  • Zaheer Khan all set to mentor Delhi Daredevils' bowlers: reports 11 hours 52 minutes ago

    With the possibility of him making an international comeback looks unlikely, Zaheer Khan is ready to step in the world of mentoring and coaching in the Indian Premier League (IPL) according to reports in Times of India. Zaheer was bought for four crore by Delhi Darevdevils this season after the...
  • Analytics makes cricket a sweeter experience, says Perfetti CIO Basant Chaturvedi Yesterday

    In India, World Cup fever might just be over, but not cricket fever. With the Indian Premier League (IPL) season just round the corner, cricket enthusiasts are up for some massive doses of cricketing excitement. And cricket fever doesn't spare anyone in India, including C-level executives. There's no denying the fact...
  • Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan eye Indian team comeback via IPL Yesterday

    New Delhi: Hoping to make a comeback into the Indian cricket team with stellar showings in the IPL, new Delhi Daredevils recruits Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan on Tuesday said they will make their stint with the franchise count to revive their international careers. Delhi bagged Yuvraj for a record fee...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders might pull out of IPL 8: reports Yesterday

    The eighth edition of the Indian Premier League is still eight days away but the controversy has already hit the tournament. Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are set to get into a legal battle with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) regarding the participation of their...
  • Azhar Mahmood, Johan Botha join Kolkata Knight Riders 2 days ago

    With the 2015 World Cup done and dusted, the cricket world now slowly shifts its focus to the eighth edition of Pepsi Indian Premier League, starting on April 8 with a clash between Kolkata Knight Riders, the defending champions, and Mumbai Indians at Eden Gardens. Venky Mysore, the chief executive officer...
  • Ricky Ponting starts new innings as Mumbai Indians coach 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Monday began his new innings as the head coach of the Mumbai Indians who commenced their training at the Wankhede Stadium ahead of the Indian Premier League season 8, scheduled to start on April 8. Ponting, who led his country to World Cup glory...
  • No time to rest for Australia's World Cup stars 2 days ago

    Melbourne: Australia's cricketers might be celebrating their World Cup triumph, but they have very little time for recuperation after a gruelling 44-day tournament as a bulk of the stars head to India in less than a weeks time to participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The cash-rich tournament starts in...
  • Pietersen to miss the first phase of the IPL 8 to reignite England career March 24, 2015

    London: Kevin Pietersen has been released from part of his contract with Indian Premier League side Sunrisers Hyderabad, enabling the batsman to play for an English county to improve his chances of an England recall. In a statement released on his official website, Pietersen says "I'm going to do everything in...
  • Bharat Arun joins Royal Challengers Bangalore as assistant coach March 22, 2015

    B Arun has been confirmed as assistant coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore for the 2015 edition of the Indian Premier League, starting on April 8. Arun, currently at the World Cup with the Indian team as bowling coach, will join the support staff consisting of Daniel Vettori, the head coach, Allan...
  • Rajasthan Royals pay Rs 15 crore part-penalty in FEMA case to ED March 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Jaipur IPL Cricket Pvt Ltd (JIPL), which owns Rajasthan Royals, has paid Rs 15 crore to the Enforcement Directorate as a part-payment of the Rs 100 crore penalty imposed by the agency two years ago. "ED received penalty of Rs 15 crore from Jaipur IPL Cricket Pvt Ltd under FEMA,"...
  • IPL-style cue sport league to be launched by BSFI March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Billiards and Snooker Federation of India on Thursday announced that it will launch an IPL-style franchise-based cue sport league featuring Indian and foreign players between June and August. Each match in the Cue Slam, featuring eight franchise-based cities which are yet to be identified, will have a billiards, a snooker...
  • No decision taken on cheerleaders, says IPL chairman March 10, 2015

    IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal on Tuesday said that no decision has been taken yet on banning cheerleaders from the popular T20 league. "We have not taken any decision on banning cheerleaders from the IPL and after parties are already not there," Biswal told PTI. The cheerleaders have been a regular feature at...
  • IPL: BCCI mulls banning cheerleaders, after-match parties March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) is mulling over the idea of no after-match parties and cheerleaders in the next edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) as they look to restore the reputation of the Tournament. Sources told CNN-IBN that the BCCI has proposed banning the two...
  • RCA factions to test their strengths on Monday March 8, 2015

    Jaipur: Rival factions of Rajasthan Cricket Association will test their strengths when the no confidence motion against top four office bearers, including former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, is put to vote during the Extraordinary General Meeting here on Monday. Mehmood Abdi, the Deputy President of RCA and president of Sri Ganganagar...
  • Ranjib Biswal to remain Indian Premier League chairman March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Odisha Cricket Association president Ranjib Biswal will retain his position as the chairman of the cash-rich Indian Premier League in the new regime under Jagmohan Dalmiya. Although none of the sub-committees has been announced, it has been reliably learnt that there won't be any change in the IPL hierarchy...
  • Players are now used to IPL schedule: Virender Sehwag March 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Out-of-favour India opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday said that the start of the cash-rich Indian Premier League less than 10 days after the conclusion of the ongoing cricket World Cup was not a problem as the players were used to such kind of tight schedule. Asked if the players would...
  • IPL promoters face 'closer scrutiny' of transactions March 3, 2015

    Kochi: The newly-elected BCCI vice president on tuesday said there will be a "closer scrutiny" of financial transactions of IPL teams' promoters to make the "world's biggest cricket event" a transparent affair. A day after he was elected as BCCI vice president, IPL governing council member T C Mathew said all...
  • Abdi claims Srinivasan faces contempt of court March 2, 2015

    Chennai: Suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) deputy president Mehmood Abdi has alleged that N Srinivasan committed contempt of court by participating in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the BCCI at a city hotel here on Monday. Abdi, the permanent representative of RCA in BCCI, claimed that despite being asked to...
  • Want to learn the art of reverse swing from Zaheer Khan: Gurinder Singh Sandhu February 26, 2015

    Perth: Narrowly missing out on a spot in Australia's World Cup squad, Indian-origin pacer Gurinder Singh Sandhu is nonetheless excited at the prospect of playing alongside Zaheer Khan in the upcoming IPL and "learn the art of reverse swing" from the wily seamer. Sandhu, who has played two ODIs for Australia...
  • IPL cuts through barriers February 22, 2015

    Especially, but not necessarily exclusively, outside India, the Indian Premier League is a much maligned beast. Every reference to the most popular cricket league in the world is prefixed by 'cash-rich', as if that is the USP of the domestic Twenty20 competition with an international flavour. It has been identified...
  • England captain Eoin Morgan defends missing ODI for IPL February 19, 2015

    Wellington: England captain Eoin Morgan has defended his involvement in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after it emerged he would miss a One-Day International to play in the lucrative Twenty20 event. Morgan was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs.2 crore during Monday's IPL auction. England are scheduled to play a One-Day international...
  • India probes N Srinivasan over IPL broadcast fee February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: India s top financial policing agency is probing world cricket boss Narayanaswami Srinivasan and others over an alleged $69 million "facilitation fee" paid over broadcast rights for the Indian Premier League, an official said on Tuesday. The Enforcement Directorate has issued "show cause notices" to Srinivasan, disgraced former Indian Premier...
  • IPL Auction: Crores exchange hands, some stay hot some not February 17, 2015

    Bangalore: The 2015 Indian Premier League auction didn't quite capture the imagination as its predecessor did. With the World Cup going on and Ireland dismantling the once indomitable West Indies, that wasn't too surprising; but this was also partly because the eight teams were largely looking to plug gaps and...
  • IPL Auction: Who is Rs. 2.4 crore worth KC Cariappa? February 16, 2015

    KC Cariappa, a 20-year-old mystery spinner, was a stunning pick by the Kolkata Knight Riders in Monday's players' auction for the 2015 Indian Premier League season. Bought for Rs 2.40 crore, the little-known Cariappa was perhaps the most shocking buy in an auction where veterans such as Kumar Sangakkara went...
  • IPL Auction 2015: Yuvraj's 16 cr talk of the town; Zaheer, Irfan find buyers February 16, 2015

    Bengaluru: Left-hand all-rounder Yuvraj Singh and wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik were sold for big bucks in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction held on Monday ahead of the eighth season. Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews and Indian leg-spinner Amit Mishra also fetched big money in the auction. Yuvraj was picked up by Delhi...
  • Happy to be playing for Delhi Daredevils under Kirsten: Yuvraj Singh February 16, 2015

    Allrounder Yuvraj Singh, who on Monday became Indian Premier League's costliest ever buy by going for a whopping Rs 16 crore to Delhi Daredevils, said that he was happy to be playing again under former India coach Gary Kirsten. "I was sleeping when the auction was going on. I came to...