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  • IPL 8: All-round Chennai Super Kings thrash Kings XI Punjab by 97 runs 1 hour 58 minutes ago

    Chennai Super Kings thrashed Kings XI Punjab by a huge margin of 97 runs on Saturday, extracting a sweet revenge for a string of three losses to them in the last season of the Indian Premier League. Brendon McCullum (66 off 44 balls) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (41* off 27) propelled...
  • IPL 8: Tom Moody rues SRH's disastrous batting display 4 hours 8 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody was scathing in the criticism of his batsmen, saying their chase of a modest 157 was "disastrous". "At the end of the day, that was a very bad loss for us. We bowled and fielded well apart from the wides that we bowled. Our bowlers...
  • IPL 8: Rohit Sharma praises Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan after MI's win 4 hours 24 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma was effusive in his praise for his bowlers, who defended a modest 157 against Sun Risers Hyderabad in an IPL cricket game on Saturday. "It was a brilliant bowling performance as defending 157 was not easy. The bowlers executed the plans superbly and as a...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata Knight Riders players shaken by earthquake 5 hours 4 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) players took to Twitter on Saturday to express how they felt just after an earthquake hit the city in the morning. The city felt the tremors at around 11.41 a.m. which continued for two minutes and then felt another quake at 12.19 p.m. "My first experience of...
  • IPL 8: Malinga, McClenaghan take Mumbai Indians to 20-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad 5 hours 32 minutes ago

    All the talk in the 30-minute period between the toss and the start of the match was about the prospect of Dale Steyn and Trent Boult bowling in tandem, after the latter was drafted into the Sunrisers Hyderabad side. Having both pacers in the XI strengthened Hyderabad's bowling and helped...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata-Rajasthan match on Sunday under weather threat 6 hours 6 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders were forced to practice indoors on Saturday due to rain and thunderstorm in the city as defending champions' IPL contest against Rajasthan Royals on Sunday is also under the weather-threat. "I don't know about the forecast but if it's like this I cannot do much about it....
  • As it happened: Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab, IPL 8, Match 24 7 hours 8 minutes ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: Struggling to be consistent, Kings XI Punjab will have their task cut out when they take on the in-form Chennai Super Kings. CSK have lost just one of their five matches so far and are currently second on the...
  • IPL 8: Sunil Narine available for selection, says Gautam Gambhir 7 hours 35 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Saturday confirmed that West Indies spinner Sunil Narine, reported for suspected bowling action, will be up for selection against the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter on Sunday. Narine's action was reported by the match officials after the...
  • As it happened: Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 8, Match 23 11 hours 8 minutes ago

    For LIVE Blog, scroll down to bottom of the page 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...
  • Ajinkya Rahane comes closest to technical perfection in IPL: Ajit Wadekar 14 hours 11 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 14 hours 40 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 15 hours 52 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 16 hours 12 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 17 hours 14 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 17 hours 24 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 17 hours 33 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...