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  • Delhi Daredevils name JP Duminy as skipper for IPL 8 2 days ago

    New Delhi: South African all-rounder JP Duminy will lead Delhi Daredevils in the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament, starting next month. Duminy was roped in by the Daredevils last season and was the star performer for the franchise. He was recently named as South Africa's T20 captain. "I'm...
  • Bharat Arun joins Royal Challengers Bangalore as assistant coach 5 days ago

    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...
  • David Warner to captain Sunrisers Hyderabad March 19, 2015

    Hyderabad: Australia's swashbuckling opener David Warner has been appointed captain of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad. The Surisers confirmed late on Wednesday night, tweeting: "Congratulations @davidwarner31 on being the SRH captain for IPL 2015. We wish you all the best!" The left-hander had made it clear late last year that...
  • 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,"...
  • Analytics-driven facts build cricket strategies today, says JK Cement CIO Ashok Cherian March 16, 2015

    With Cricket World Cup season in full swing, every household seems to have its own expert. They seem to know exactly who should figure in the playing eleven, which batsman should come in at what time and which bowler should open and who should take the last one. Well, these...
  • Chris Lynn's IPL 2015 campaign in doubt March 15, 2015

    Brisbane: With less than a month to go for the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) overseas batsman Chris Lynn injured his hamstring and is awaiting scan reports which will reveal his prognosis. Lynn's recovery time was unclear on Saturday night after he broke down chasing a ball in...
  • Kevin Pietersen likely to give up IPL contract to play county March 14, 2015

    Bangalore: Kevin Pietersen is likely to give up his Indian Premier League contract as he intends to play county cricket in a bid to win an England recall in time for this year's Ashes, The Telegraph reported on Saturday (March 14). Although six counties have expressed an interest in signing Pietersen,...
  • 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...
  • From manufacturing bullets to playing cricket - meet Domnic Joseph March 1, 2015

    For close to a decade after he turned 18, Domnic Joseph Muthuswamy's connect with professional cricket was via a small television set at the High Explosive Factory on the outskirts of Pune, where he works as a bullet manufacturer for the Indian Armed Forces. His father's death when Domnic was...
  • ICC World Cup: Please, no more ODIs for India, says MS Dhoni February 28, 2015

    Perth: It is not often that Mahendra Singh Dhoni sticks his neck out on even the most mundane of issues. There is some sort of valve within him, some kind of auto, that takes over during press conferences in particular, and you can predict with almost 100 per cent accuracy...
  • The Pepsi IPL 2015 teaser sort of parodies the 'Mauka' ads February 28, 2015

    Firecrackers and Cricket have been forever immortalized as a couple by the 'mauka' ads. And the Indian Premier League is trying to capitalize on that as well. This Pepsi IPL 2015 trailer is evidence enough. ...
  • Sreesanth was attacked with knife in jail, alleges family February 27, 2015

    Kochi: Former Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth was attacked with a knife while he was in jail after being arrested for his alleged involvement in IPL spot-fixing in 2013, his family has alleged on Friday. He is currently facing trial in a Delhi court. His sister's husband Madhu Balakrishnan made this revelation...
  • T20s responsible for faults in offspiners, says Daryl Foster February 27, 2015

    Daryl Foster is a slight but sprightly 76. His name is generally associated with biomechanics and illegal actions, but Foster, who played for Victoria Second XI in the mid 1950s, has also been involved in coaching roles with Pakistan and Sri Lanka, besides coaching Western Australia to nine Sheffield Shield...
  • 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...
  • Supreme Court upset with Srinivasan for chairing BCCI meet February 23, 2015

    The Supreme Court came down heavily on N Srinivasan stating that chairing the meeting is in violation of the Supreme Court order and expected Srinivasan to act with some amount of sagacity....
  • 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...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha February 21, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's suit action, Pakistani 'terror' boat new twist, India-Pakistan relationship, Velentine's day and Indian Premier League Auction 2015. ...
  • 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...
  • CAB moves SC, seeks contempt proceedings against Srinivasan February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking contempt proceedings against N Srinivasan and other BCCI officials for holding a meeting of its working committee to decide on holding Annual General Meeting in March in alleged violation of the apex court directions. The CAB's petition,...
  • Is lack of international cricket hurting Pietersen's T20 career? February 18, 2015

    "By releasing me before the auction, they were able to go fishing for something different if they saw it. If Delhi (Daredevils) and I were a sitcom relationship, we were 'on a break'. Free to see other people." This is an extract from Kevin Pietersen's autobiography, referred to the 2014 IPL...
  • 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...
  • World Cup 2015: Trent Boult comes down to earth after IPL windfall February 17, 2015

    Dunedin: Trent Boult made easy money on Monday, but had to work harder for his match fee Tuesday as New Zealand edged Scotland at the Cricket World Cup. Boult found himself $800,000 richer in a few seconds Monday when he was the fourth highest-priced player purchased in the annual auction for...
  • 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...