Pune Warriors

  • IPL 7 Auction: Yuvraj may top the priority list of many February 11, 2014

    Cricketing world awaits exciting times ahead as some of the best players will be up for grabs at the Indian Premier League players' auction in Bangalore on Saturday. With a number of big players up for sale, one name that every one is curious about is India's stylish lefthander Yuvraj...
  • Subrata Roy blames Srinivasan for split with BCCI November 29, 2013

    Kolkata: Sahara India Pariwar chairman Subrata Roy on Friday blamed Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N Srinivasan for the bitter row that led to his company withdrawing its sponsorship of the Indian cricket team. "We enjoyed a very cordial relation with BCCI earlier but the current president...
  • Full text: Sahara slams BCCI after Pune Warriors termination October 26, 2013

    Following their termination from the IPL, the Sahara Groupowned Pune Warriors India (PWI) on Saturday slammed the BCCI for betraying them and not fulfilling its promises. They issued a statement in response to their termination by the board in its working committee meeting. The statement from Sahara: "Sahara had raised the...
  • It's not end of the road for SaharaBCCI relations: Pune Warriors October 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Pune Warriors India are disappointed at being axed from the IPL but expressed hope that it would not be the end of the road as far as their relationship with the BCCI is concerned. With a defiant Sahara group refusing to furnish the requisite bank guarantee, the BCCI Saturday...
  • BCCI terminates Saharaowned Pune Warriors, IPL down to 8 teams October 26, 2013

    New Delhi: As reported by CNNIBN earlier today, the Indian Premier League's 2014 season will see eight instead of nine teams competing after the BCCI on Saturday terminated the Sahara Groupowned Pune Warriors India (PWI) at it's working committee meeting, after the franchise failed to furnish the bank guarantee. "Given Sahara's...
  • Pune's fate hangs in balance, BCCI WC to decide franchises's future today October 26, 2013

    Chennai: The fate of IPL franchise Pune Warriors India, which has defaulted on its payments to the BCCI, would top the agenda when BCCI's allpowerful working committee meets here on Saturday. Owned by the Sahara Group, the Pune Warriors have been on collision course with the BCCI after the Board encashed...
  • IPL franchise Sahara Pune Warriors facing termination? October 24, 2013

    In a recent development in the Indian Premier League (IPL) corridors, CNNIBN has learnt from it's sources that Sahara Pune Warriors could face termination on the grounds of not paying their annual bank guarantee. Sources in the BCCI have informed CNNIBN that the board is planning to terminate the Saharaowned franchise...
  • Interview: Pune Warriors missed a good leader, says Ashok Dinda May 29, 2013

    Cricketnext caught up with India, Bengal and Pune Warriors India pace bowler Ashok Dinda to get his thoughts on his and the franchise's performance in IPL 6, his axing form the national team for the ICC Champions Trophy and working with South African great Allan Donald. Excerpts from the interview: Not a...
  • Sri Lanka's Mathews upbeat despite IPL struggles May 28, 2013

    Birmingham: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews is confident his side can impress during the upcoming Champions Trophy tournament in the United Kingdom. Sri Lankan players taking part in the latest edition of the 20overs per side Indian Premier League tournament have largely struggled for form, with Mathews himself even giving...
  • Sahara accuses BCCI of 'betrayal of trust' May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sahara Group on Wednesday accused the BCCI of "betrayal of trust" while rejecting claims of the Board that the IPL team was to be blamed for the controversy surrounding the franchise fee, leading to Pune Warriors pulling out of the Twenty20 tournament. A day after Sahara Group pulled...
  • No communication from Sahara regarding pullout: BCCI May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian cricket board (BCCI) has claimed that it has not received any intimation from Sahara India, owners of IPL franchise Pune Warriors India, about its decision to withdraw from the IPL and discontinue its sponsorship of the Indian cricket team at the end it its existing agreement...
  • BCCI lacks commitment: Sahara May 21, 2013

    Sahara and the BCCI have been at loggerheads for more than a year now over that franchise fee with Sahara maintaining the BCCI did not honour its commitment in the bid document. ...
  • Sahara pulls out of Indian Premier League May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Sahara India, the owner of Pune Warriors India, has pulled out of the Indian Premier League, having failed to pay the full franchise fee for the current year which resulted in BCCI encashing the bank guarantee on Tuesday. Sahara bought Pune franchise for a record Rs 1702 crore for...
  • PWI fail to pay franchisee fee, BCCI encashes guarantee May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The troubles regarding Indian Premier League doesn't seem to end as Sahara Pune Warriors failed to pay the full franchise fee for the current year which resulted in BCCI encashing the bank guarantee casting a shadow on its future in the cashrich league in coming years. ...
  • Live: Sreesanth's BlackBerry, expensive clothes recovered May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: 6:41 pm: Sahara franchise pulls out from IPL. Sahara owns the Pune Warriors franchise in the Indian Premier League. Pune Warriors is the costliest franchise in IPL. A Sahara statement said: Sahara bought Pune franchise for a record Rs 1702 crore for 10 years. But they currently have...
  • Pune Warriors hand Delhi the wooden spoon May 19, 2013

    Pune: Before their home fans who turned out in good numbers at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium on Sunday afternoon Pune Warriors prevailed in the battle of the basementdwellers, leaving Delhi Daredevils to hold the IPL 6 wooden spoon. In a match of no real significance, Pune pipped...
  • As it happened: Pune Warriors India v Delhi Daredevils, Game 71, IPL 6 May 19, 2013

    Live updates from Game 71 between Pune Warriors India and Delhi Daredevils at Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium. Pune Warriors India host Delhi Daredevils in a match which will decide who takes the last spot in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League. Both teams have a tournament to forget, each...
  • Wooden spoon at stake in PuneDelhi tie May 19, 2013

    Pune: Pune Warriors India host Delhi Daredevils on Sunday in a match which will decide who takes the last spot in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League. Both teams have a tournament to forget, each picking up just three wins in 15 matches and it's hard to say...
  • KKR eliminated as Pune end ninematch losing streak May 15, 2013

    Ranchi: Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders came close to making it a hattrick of unlike victories in their attempt to stay alive in IPL 6, but up against the team most likely to be beaten they ended up losing by seven runs. Chasing 171 to keep their flickering hopes of...
  • As it happened: KKR v PWI, Match 65, IPL 6 May 15, 2013

    CLICK HERE for live ballbyball updates of game 65 of IPL 6 between Kolkata Knighr Riders and Pune Warriors India played at Ranchi. Playing XIs: KKR: Manvinder Bisla (wk), Gautam Gambhir (capt), Jacques Kallis, Ryan ten Doeschate, Yusuf Pathan, Manoj Tiwary, Debabrata Das, Rajat Bhatia, Sachithra Senanayake, Sunil Narine, Lakshmipathy Balaji PWI: Robin...
  • Boosted by RCB defeat, KKR eye big win over Pune May 14, 2013

    Ranchi: Royal Challengers Bangalore's loss to Kings XI Punjab on Tuesday has left Kolkata Knight Riders hoping that RCB lose their final match and Sunrisers Hyderabad end up on the wrong side of both their remaining matches, and then the 2012 winners need to win their last two. The first...
  • Mumbai Indians hand Pune their ninth loss in a row May 11, 2013

    Pune: What was expected to be a mismatch turned out to be just that, as Mumbai Indians beat the woeful Pune Warriors by five wickets in front of their home fans at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium on Saturday. With a place in the IPL 6 playoffs at stake, Mumbai...
  • Jayasuriya concerned after Pune axed Mathews as captain May 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Sri Lanka's national chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya on Friday said he was concerned after Angelo Mathews was dropped as skipper of struggling Pune Warriors in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). "It is unfortunate that Angelo was dropped as a captain. I think this was a concern for myself being...
  • Formidable Mumbai chase playoff berth against dismantled Pune May 10, 2013

    Pune: Mumbai Indians are inching closer to book a berth in the top four. With eight wins from 12 matches, one more victory will almost guarantee them a place in the playoffs. Pune Warriors' miserable run on the other hand, just does not seem to end. However, they will be...
  • KKR crush Pune to keep minuscule hopes alive May 9, 2013

    Pune: Keeping alive the slightest of hopes in reaching the IPL 6 playoffs, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders registered their fifth victory of the season by beating Pune Warriors by 46 runs on Thursday. Pune might have thought they had done well to keep KKR to 152 but even that...
  • As it happened: Pune Warriors v Kolkata Knight Riders, Game 56, IPL 6 May 9, 2013

    Live updates from Game 56 of IPL 6 between Pune Warriors and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium in Pune. Pune Warriors India innings: End of match PWI 106 in 19.3 overs: L Balaji sends Bhuvneshwar Kumar's off stump for a walk with the first ball. Off...
  • KKR travel to Pune with hopes hanging to a thread May 8, 2013

    Pune: Pune Warriors India can pull the plug on Kolkata Knight Riders' playoff hopes on Thursday when they take on Gautam Gambhir's team for the first time in the sixth season of the IPL. While Pune are already out of the playoff race, Kolkata's hopes hang by a thread. A loss...
  • Finch satisfied with Pune performance despite loss May 6, 2013

    Jaipur: Despite suffering their seventh straight defeat in the ongoing Indian Premier League, Pune Warriors India captain Aaron Finch seemed quite content and said they can "still take a few positives" from the fivewicket loss to Rajasthan Royals. "We still can take a few positives from the match despite the fact...