IPL

  • Ajinkya Rahane comes closest to technical perfection in IPL: Ajit Wadekar 1 hour 20 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Former India captain Ajit Wadekar feels that Ajinkya Rahane is probably the one Indian batsman whose technique comes closest to what can be called perfect even in the slam-bang T20 IPL cricket. "In IPL, it is very difficult to see a technically correct batsman. But, the only person who comes...
  • IPL 8: Mitchell Starc heaps praise on RCB for perfect performance against RR 1 hour 49 minutes ago

    Mitchell Starc has praised the bowling effort of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team after their win over league leaders Rajasthan Royals on Friday. Starc, picked up 3 for 22 and was named Man of the Match for his brilliant performance. After the match the pacer said that this was the...
  • IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals coach blames batsmen for their loss to RCB 3 hours 1 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: After being defeated by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in a one-sided game, Rajasthan Royals coach Paddy Upton said his team was 30 runs short, as 170 on board could have been a good total against the rival team. "Our top order could not do well, some more runs on board...
  • IPL 8: Virat Kohli happy with RCB's performance against Rajasthan Royals 3 hours 21 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: RCB skipper Virat Kohli described his team's nine-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals as a "well-earned" and "timely" victory and hoped to carry forward the momentum in the remaining IPL matches. Royal Challengers Bangalore on Friday snapped their three-match losing streak with a much-needed win over table-toppers Rajasthan Royals and Kohli...
  • IPL 8: Sunil Narine to undergo test in Chennai again 4 hours 23 minutes ago

    Kolkata Knight Riders have decided to send Sunil Narine for another test of his bowling action after match officials expressed 'concerns' over deliveries the offspinner bowled in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday (April 22) in Visakhapatnam. If Narine is called a second time, he will be out of...
  • IPL 8: Struggling Mumbai Indians face resurgent Sunrisers Hyderabad 4 hours 33 minutes ago

    Having lost five of their six previous encounters, hosts Mumbai Indians will have their task cut out when they face a rejuvenated Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League (IPL) contest at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday. After ending their four-match losing streak in the ongoing season with 18-run...
  • IPL 8: KXIP have their task cut out as they face in-form Chennai 4 hours 42 minutes ago

    Chennai: Struggling to be consistent, Kings XI Punjab will have their task cut out when they take on the in-form Chennai Super Kings in an IPL cricket match at the Chepauk here on Saturday. CSK have lost just one of their five matches so far and are currently second on the...
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore crush Rajasthan Royals for their second win in IPL 8 13 hours 49 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: Skipper Virat Kohli blasted his second successive fifty and pacer Mitchell Starc snapped three wickets as Royal Challengers Bangalore notched up a comprehensive nine-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals on Friday. Bangalore didn't put a foot wrong as they first dished out a disciplined bowling performance to restrict Rajasthan to 130...
  • David Warner hoping Sunrisers Hyderabad continue good form 16 hours 13 minutes ago

    David Warner is happy that his family is around during IPL season and hopes SRH win over KKR is the turning point of their season. ...
  • I will come good in later stages of IPL 8: Glenn Maxwell 16 hours 47 minutes ago

    Glenn Maxwell believes the competitive and high-intensity Pepsi Indian Premier League 2015 even before the euphoria of Australia's World Cup win could die down has contributed to his lean run of form in the tournament so far. Maxwell, who was the highest run-getter for Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2014, has...
  • IPL 8: RR favourites against laggards RCB 17 hours 9 minutes ago

    Pushed to the bottom of the heap after three successive losses, it would take an extraordinary performance from Royal Challengers Bangalore to get the better of table-toppers Rajasthan Royals. ...
  • Feeling good about his game, Virender Sehwag seeks big runs in IPL 17 hours 21 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag still feels the insatiable hunger for scoring runs and says he would like to make the most of his current form by scoring 'big runs' for Kings XI Punjab in the ongoing Indian Premier League. Sehwag came into the IPL at the back of a decent domestic...
  • IPL 8: CSK spin department has been less effective, says Stephen Fleming 17 hours 38 minutes ago

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming today conceded that the spin department of his side has not been as effective as compared to previous IPL seasons but denied that the team management has lost confidence to the slow bowlers. "The spin part of the game is not as effective as...
  • IPL 8: Sunrisers Hyderabad mentor VVS Laxman supports Super Over concept 17 hours 47 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Sunrisers Hyderabad team mentor VVS Laxman said on Friday that he supports the concept of "Super Over" in Twenty20s as it excites the crowd and enables a team to get a result in case of a tie, negating the possibility of shared points. Kings XI Punjab defeated Rajasthan Royals via...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 8, Match 22 18 hours 24 minutes ago

    For LIVE Blog, scroll down to bottom of the page Pushed to the bottom of the heap after three successive losses, it would take an extraordinary performance from Royal Challengers Bangalore to get the better of table-toppers Rajasthan Royals. With five wins from six matches, Rajasthan are sitting pretty at the top...
  • Spinner Sunil Narine reported for suspect action again 18 hours 57 minutes ago

    West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine has again been reported for a suspect illegal bowling action by the on-field umpires during Kolkata Knight Riders' away IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 22. The two on-field umpires who reported Narine for "suspected illegal action" are Richard Illingworth and Vineet Kulkarni. "A suspected...
  • UAE matches of IPL 2014 garnered Rs.250 crore: BCCI 19 hours 1 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Twenty matches of the 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL), played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in April that year, contributed Rs.250 crore to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the gulf country, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) release said on Friday. The study in this...
  • IPL 8: Colin Munro replaces Josh Hazlewood in Mumbai Indians squad 19 hours 6 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Indian Premier League (IPL) technical committee has approved a replacement for Mumbai Indians' pacer Josh Hazlewood, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) release said on Friday. All-rounder Colin Munro will replace the Australian in the team, paving the way for the New Zealander's debut in the...
  • IPL 8: Was confident Shreyas Iyer could open, says Pravin Amre 23 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Assistant coach Pravin Amre on Friday praised Delhi Daredevils' match-winner Shreyas Iyer, saying he was confident the young batsman could open the innings. The 20-year-old Iyer batsman struck a 56-ball 83 to steer his side to 37-run victory over Mumbai Indians on Thursday, thus ending his side's nine-match losing...
  • IPL 8: Lot of credit goes to Pravin Amre, says Shreyas Iyer Yesterday

    New Delhi: Having played a pivotal role in Delhi Daredevils' thumping win against Mumbai Indians, young opener Shreyas Iyer credited the team's assistant coach Praveen Amre for his new-found success in the IPL cricket tournament. Iyer top-scored with a 56-ball 83, his innings laced with 7 fours and 5 sixes, to...
  • IPL 2015: Support staff not hampering chances, says Parthiv Patel Yesterday

    New Delhi: Rebutting assertions that the large Mumbai Indians coaching entourage is hampering the team's chances in IPL, wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel said that the results may not be coming but the star-studded support staff gives players space and their inputs are valuable. The Rohit Sharma-led MI went down against Delhi Daredevils...
  • IPL 2015: Imran Tahir gives his 100 percent always, says JP Duminy Yesterday

    New Delhi: Lauding the bowling efforts of leg spinner Imran Tahir, Delhi Daredevils captain JP Duminy has said the former always puts his 100 percent on the field. Tahir turned the match against Mumbai Indians on their head returning with figures of 22 for 3 from his four overs at the...
  • IPL 8: Big IPL buys Yuvraj Singh, Dinesh Karthik struggling to get going Yesterday

    Mumbai: Two players, who were bought for big money at the Indian Premier League auction are struggling to justify the huge amount spent on them for the eighth edition of the hugely popular Twenty20 tournament. India's 2011 World Cup winning hero Yuvraj Singh and discarded stumper Dinesh Karthik were the biggest...
  • Intensity of IPL leaves me more stretched out: Gary Kirsten Yesterday

    New Delhi: He may have coached India to the World Cup title four years back outsmarting several great opponents, but Gary Kirsten feels the intensity of the Indian Premier League leaves him more stretched out, though he enjoys the "fantastic" tournament. "It (IPL) is intense. I was with the Indian team....
  • IPL 8: We failed to capitalise on the good start, says Rohit Sharma Yesterday

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Thursday regretted at not capitalising on a good start provided by his openers as his team slumped to their fourth loss in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). Chasing a target of 191 runs, Parthiv Patel and West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons got...
  • IPL 8: Table-toppers RR favourites against laggards RCB Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: Pushed to the bottom of the heap after three successive losses, it would take an extraordinary performance from Royal Challengers Bangalore to get the better of table-toppers Rajasthan Royals when the two sides clash in an IPL match on Friday. With five wins from six matches, Rajasthan are sitting pretty...
  • IPL 8: Clinical Delhi Daredevils sink Mumbai Indians by 37 runs to break home jinx Yesterday

    New Delhi: Leg Spinner Imran Tahir returned with a three-wicket haul after skipper Jean-Paul Duminy and Shreyas Iyer's batting exploits as Delhi Daredevils ended a nine-match losing streak at home with a 37-run win over Mumbai Indians in their Indian Premier League match, here on Thursday. Chasing 191 for a win,...
  • Sachin Tendulkar welcomed with loud cheers at the Feroz Shah Kotla Yesterday

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar may have retired from cricket but he still rules the hearts of fans with chants of 'Sachin, Sachin' reverberating once again at the Feroz Shah Kotla as the chief mentor of Mumbai Indians side walked out before the start of the IPL game on Thursday night. A...