INDIANS PREMIER LEAGUE

  • IPL 8: All-round Rajasthan Royals beat Delhi Daredevils by 14 runs 8 hours 38 minutes ago

    Mumbai: When Ajinkya Rahane takes guard, he brings with him a serene beauty. Whether in the cauldron of Test cricket, the middle ground of One-Day Internationals or the hurly-burly of Twenty20, Rahane remains unruffled. Even when he's smashing his way to 91 not out off just 54 balls. Even when he's...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils, IPL 8, Match 36 13 hours 31 minutes ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) A resurgent Delhi Daredevils, who have risen up the league table after an inconsistent show in the early phase, will look to build a winning momentum when they take on Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. Daredevils drubbed Kings XI Punjab by nine...
  • IPL 8: Ajinkya Rahane feels Rajasthan Royals will be at 'home' in Mumbai 18 hours 24 minutes ago

    Until 2013, a 'home' match for Rajasthan Royals automatically meant the side entered the field with 20% added to whatever bat and ball skills their playing XI had. At the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, the Royals made it their business to know what every tiny gust of wind would...
  • IPL 8: Sunrisers Hyderabad still got a lot of hard work to do, says Tom Moody 19 hours 59 minutes ago

    Buoyed by the win against table-toppers Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody said his team still has quite a distance to go and will need to continue the momentum in its remaining games. "We have got lot of hard work ahead of us. This is just one step towards...
  • IPL 8: Resurgent Delhi look to avenge defeat against Rajasthan 21 hours 18 minutes ago

    A resurgent Delhi Daredevils, who have risen up the league table after an inconsistent show in the early phase, will look to build a winning momentum when they take on Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. Daredevils drubbed Kings XI Punjab by nine wickets by riding on a splendid bowling display by comeback...
  • IPL 2015: Mumbai Indians start favourite against Kings XI Punjab 21 hours 40 minutes ago

    Mohali: Having notched up back-to-back victories with a win over Rajasthan Royals in their last game, Mumbai Indians will start as favourites when they take on Kings XI Punjab on Sunday. Playing at home on Friday, Mumbai beat Rajasthan by eight runs, their third win in eight games, to keep their...
  • IPL 8: Warner-inspired Sunrisers Hyderabad down Chennai Super Kings by 22 runs Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Inspired by Skipper David Warner's whirlwind fifty, Sunrisers Hyderabad outplayed Chennai Super Kings by 22 runs to notch up a much-needed win and hand the table-toppers their second consecutive defeat in the IPL 8. Put into bat, Warner (28-ball 61) and Shikhar Dhawan (37) stitched an 86-run opening stand to...
  • IPL 8: Mandeep Singh blinder gives RCB a 7-wicket win against KKR Yesterday

    Bengaluru: Talented Punjab batsman Mandeep Singh kept his cool under pressure as his breathtaking 18-ball-45 enabled Royal Challengers Bangalore pip Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets in a nerve-wracking Indian Premier League encounter on Saturday. In a rain-hit tie reduced to 10-overs-per side, KKR scored 111 for 4 courtesy Andre Russell's...
  • As it happened: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 8, Match 33 Yesterday

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: Pumped up after a thrilling win over the smooth-sailing Chennai Super Kings, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will take on the resurgent Royal Challengers Bangalore here on Saturday. With Thursday night's win, KKR moved up a rung to the...
  • IPL 2015: Big earners not justifying their worth in crores Yesterday

    It has been exciting three weeks in the eighth season of the Indian Premier League and things are getting tight as the tournament heads towards the death overs of the league phase. With jam-packed stadiums, close finishes and a controversy here and there, the ongoing edition is turning out to...
  • IPL 8: McClenaghan, Rayudu star as Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals by 8 runs 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Mitchell McClenaghan grabbed two crucial wickets in as many balls as Mumbai Indians pulled off an exciting eight-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League match on Friday. Chasing a stiff target of 188 set by Mumbai Indians, wicketkeeper Sanju Samson cracked a brilliant 76 in 46 balls...
  • IPL 8: DD ride on Iyer, Agarwal fifties to decimate KXIP by 9 wickets 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Zaheer Khan made an impressive comeback from a year-long hiatus complementing Nathan Coulter-Nile brilliantly as Delhi Daredevils spanked Kings XI Punjab by 9 wickets in an Indian Premier League cricket tournament match, on Friday. Chasing a paltry target of 119, Daredevils romped home with 6.1 overs to spare as...
  • IPL 8: Every IPL game is like my first, says Pravin Tambe 2 days ago

    Indian Premier League is one such platform where if you perform, you get noticed, says Rajasthan Royals spinner Pravin Tambe. ...
  • As it happened: Delhi Daredevils vs Kings XI Punjab, IPL 8, Match 31 2 days ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: Smarting from a crushing defeat in their previous game, Delhi Daredevils have no option but to go all out when they take on Kings XI Punjab, who are also struggling in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata Knight Riders glad to bounce back, says Robin Uthappa 2 days ago

    Kolkata: After losing by two runs in the first leg two days ago, Kolkata Knight Riders were determined to bring out their best game and avenge the loss, opener Robin Uthappa said after scripting a seven-wicket win in the return leg fixture of the IPL T20 cricket tournament here. Uthappa, who...
  • India's 'Future Safe Cricketers': Sarfaraz Khan, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Hooda 2 days ago

    The Indian Premier League, over the years, has had a legacy of churning out new talent, sometimes even proving the old adage 'age is just a number' true. Pravin Tambe is a great example of that. For a man who has never played first class cricket to be rubbing shoulders...
  • Sunil Narine undergoes another test on bowling action: BCCI 2 days ago

    Kolkata Knight Riders and West Indies spinner Sunil Narine underwent another biomechanical test at the Sri Ramachandra Sports Sciences Centre in Chennai on Thursday after being banned by the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) from bowling offspin. The result is expected on Saturday before KKR's match against Royal...
  • IPL 8: Rejuvenated Mumbai Indians eye revenge against Rajasthan Royals 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Well-rested and rejuvenated Mumbai Indians would seek to turn the tables on travel-weary Rajasthan Royals when the two former champions cross swords in the Indian Premier League cricket contest at the Wankhede Stadium here on Friday. MI had lost to RR when the two met in the first leg encounter...
  • IPL 8: Batsmen need to get act together as Delhi Daredevils take on KXIP 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Smarting from a crushing defeat in their previous game, Delhi Daredevils have no option but to go all out when they take on Kings XI Punjab, who are also struggling in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League, here on Friday. The jinx-breaking victory at home against Mumbai...
  • IPL 8: KKR ride on Uthappa, Russell fifties to cruise to 7-wicket win against CSK 3 days ago

    Two days back, when these two teams had met at Chepauk, Chennai Super Kings pulled off one of their trademark escape acts, sealing a two-run win despite defending a total of 134. On Thursday (April 30), Chennai were kept interested till the penultimate ball of the day, but Kolkata Knight...
  • As it happened: KKR vs CSK, IPL 8, Match 30 3 days ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: Reeling under an agonising two-run defeat at the hands of Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders would look to quickly redeem themselves when they face the same opponents in the return leg Indian Premier League match on Thursday. The...
  • Sunil Narine ban extends to international cricket too 3 days ago

    The future is looking increasingly cloudy for Sunil Narine, who was banned from bowling offbreaks in the Indian Premier League 2015 on Wednesday, after it emerged that the ban on the West Indian spinner extends to international cricket as well. Narine, who plays for Kolkata Knight Riders, had sought a biomechanical...
  • When Virat Kohli bowed to young IPL sensation Sarfaraz Khan 3 days ago

    45 runs in 21 balls from the bat of a 17-year-old, the youngest IPL cricketer, made one of world's most prolific batsmen, Virat Kohli, bow to him as he walked out of the park hitting 6 fours and a six in his rollicking knock for Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday. With...
  • IPL 2015: Destructive Chris Gayle becomes first man to hit 500 sixes in T20s 3 days ago

    On Wednesday, one of the most destructive players in limited-overs cricket, Chris Gayle, added another feather to his cap when he smashed the 500th six of his T20 career to become the first man in history to do so. The Jamaican achieved this feat in an Indian Premier League match against...