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  • IPL 7: CSK will go into playoffs with confidence, says Stephen Fleming May 24, 2014

    Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming on Saturday said the win against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their final league match of IPL7 have given his side muchneeded confidence ahead of their clash against Kolkata Knight Riders in the playoffs. "We wanted to win today and have done that. I could not...
  • IPL 7: Chennai thrash Bangalore to end threematch losing streak May 24, 2014

    Faf du Plessis scored a fifty and had a 75run partnership with MS Dhoni (49*) to take Chennai Super Kings to an eightwicket win over hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore, which boosted CSK's hopes of finishing second on the table. Chasing a modest target of 154 set by RCB, largely due to...
  • As it happened: Chennai vs Bangalore, IPL 7, Match 53 May 24, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Their playoff hopes over after defeat at the hands of Kolkata Knight Riders, a shattered Royal Challengers Bangalore will play for pride against a slightly shaky Chennai Super Kings in their last league encounter of IPL 7. The 30run defeat against...
  • IPL 7: RCB play for pride, CSK aim for second spot May 24, 2014

    Their playoff hopes over after defeat at the hands of Kolkata Knight Riders, a shattered Royal Challengers Bangalore will play for pride against a slightly shaky Chennai Super Kings in their last league encounter of the seventh edition of Indian Premier League on Saturday. The 30run defeat against KKR, who booked...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders have shed the chokers tag, says Gautam Gambhir May 22, 2014

    Kolkata: Refusing to take credit for turning around the fortunes of his team, captain Gautam Gambhir Thursday said he was satisfied but not surprised over his Kolkata Knight Riders' sixmatch winning streak which powered them to the playoffs of the Indian Premier League. Addressing the media after humbling Royal Challengers Bangalore...
  • Kolkata knock out Bangalore to enter IPL7 playoffs May 22, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders completed a stunning combeack in IPL7 as their sixth consecutive win on Thursday booked them a place the playoffs. KKR beat Royal Challengers Bangalore who bowed out of the tournament after suffering a 30run defeat their eighth of the season. Put in to bat by RCB skipper...
  • As it happened: KKR vs RCB, IPL 7, Match 49 May 22, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Uthappa and Shakib's batting heroics took KKR to 195 after which Narine's 4 wickets limited RCB to 165/5 for a 30run win KKR's sixth in a row. Prematch: The highflying Kolkata Knight Riders, who are just two points away...
  • IPL 7: Playoffs beckon Kolkata as they host Bangalore May 22, 2014

    The highflying Kolkata Knight Riders, who are just two points away from booking a berth in the playoffs, would look to seal it with a win against an inconsistent Royal Challengers Bangalore when they clash at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. Kolkata have shown glimpses of their form in the...
  • IPL 7: Now we will have to wait and watch to know our fate, says Virat Kohli May 20, 2014

    A disappointed Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday rued the fact that they will now have to adopt a "wait and watch" policy to know their chances of qualifying for the playoffs after the team slumped to its seventh defeat in IPL 7. RCB on Tuesday lost by seven...
  • IPL 7: RCB near exit door after 7wicket defeat to Hyderabad May 20, 2014

    Royal Challengers Bangalore were pushed close to exit door of IPL 7 after a crushing 7wicket defeat against Sunrisers Hyderabad, who kept their glimmer of playoff hopes alive in their last home game of the season. Chasing a challenging 161 to win, David Warner returned to Hyderabad's opening slot with a...
  • IPL7 Scenarios: CSK can reach playoffs today, RCB must beat SRH May 20, 2014

    The Tuesday doubleheader in IPL 7 may see Chennai Super Kings becoming the second team after Kings XI Punjab to book a place in the IPL7 playoffs. Top four teams at the end of the league stage qualify for the playoffs according to the IPL format, and if Chennai win today,...
  • As it happened: Hyderabad vs Bangalore, IPL 7, Match 46 May 20, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Prematch: For Hyderabad, it will be a matter of pride as they are virtually out of topfour contention while RCB must win to keep their hopes alive. SRH are currently at No. 7 on the leaderboard with 8 points after...
  • IPL 7: Hyderabad out to dent Bangalore's playoff chances May 20, 2014

    Royal Challengers Bangalore, after registering a tough fivewicket win over Chennai Super Kings, would now look to further enhance their prospects of ensuring a playoff berth when they clash with Sunrisers Hyderabad at Uppal on Tuesday. For Hyderabad, it will be a matter of pride as they are virtually out of...
  • IPL 7: RCB stay in playoffs race with 5wicket win over Chennai May 18, 2014

    Disciplined bowling by Royal Challengers Bangalore set up their win in Ranchi over Chennai Super Kings on Sunday, which was accomplished with a little hiccup in the end by a margin of five wickets with Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers making the most notable contributions with the bat. Varun...
  • As it happened: CSK vs RCB, IPL 7, Match 42 May 18, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Disciplined Bangalore bowling set up their win, with Gayle and De Villiers contributing the most with the bat, though with a little hiccup in the end. Prematch: Chennai Super Kings would like to reclaim their number one position when they clash...
  • IPL 7: Inconsistent Bangalore face mustwin Chennai test May 17, 2014

    Chennai Super Kings would like to reclaim their number one position when they clash with Royal Challengers Bangalore, who are striving hard to stay afloat in the seventh edition of the IPL. Chennai are presently placed second on the points table with eight wins from 10 matches, behind Kings XI Punjab...
  • IPL 7, Week4 Review: Seven days of India discards, Delhi shamed May 17, 2014

    India saw sweeping changes on its political stage during the twoday 'Counting Day' break in IPL 7, and a few of the teams, sitting in their Maharaja suites, will hope to do a Narendra Modi in the last phase of the seventh season. The league stage will culminate and the playoffs...
  • De Villers a complete batsman of the modern era: VVS Laxman May 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: Former India star VVS Laxman feels Royal Challengers Bangalore's AB de Villiers, without any doubt, is the most complete batsman in the modern era, who has three to four shots in his repertoire for every delivery. "Yes, he is without a doubt," the Sunrisers Hyderabad mentor said when asked if...
  • Kohli should focus more on batting than captaincy, says Ganguly May 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that Virat Kohli should take it easy while leading the Royal Challengers Bangalore side which in turn would help him focus on his primary duty scoring as many runs as possible. Under Kohli's captaincy, RCB have lost six out of the 10 games...
  • Courtney Walsh calls for controlled aggression after PollardStarc spat May 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Pace legend Courtney Walsh on Thursday said the ugly onfield spat between West Indies allrounder Kieron Pollard and Australian seamer Mitchell Starc during an IPL match was not a pretty sight and called for "controlled aggression" from cricketers. "I was travelling and saw it on YouTube, so I can't say...
  • Yuvraj can be India's matchwinner at 2015 World Cup: Muralitharan May 14, 2014

    Bangalore: All praise for Yuvraj Singh after his hurricane matchwinning knock against Delhi Daredevils in an IPL match here, Royal Challengers Bangalore's veteran spinner Muttiah Muralitharan said the lefthander still has it in him to be India's matchwinner in the ODI World Cup next year. After an indifferent run so far,...
  • Yuvraj Singh is a superstar, says Kevin Pietersen May 14, 2014

    Bangalore: Star batsman Yuvraj Singh came in for praise for his magnificent 68 not out which set up Bangalore Royal Challengers' win over Delhi Daredevils in their IPL match here with rival team captain Kevin Pietersen describing him a superstar of the game. "I can tell you something for free. That...
  • IPL 7: Yuvraj Singh inspires RCB to much needed 16run win over Delhi May 14, 2014

    Yuvraj Singh blasted an unbeaten 68 off just 29 balls in a stunning sixhitting exhibition to power Royal Challengers Bangalore to a 16run victory over Delhi Daredevils, who could score only 170 for 7 in reply at the M Chinnaswamy stadium on Tuesday. Yuvraj, who had scored a brilliant 83 of...
  • Yuvraj Singh breathes fire in a sixhitting show May 13, 2014

    Bangalore was treated to another 'Yuvraj Special' on Tuesday evening when the Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman delivered a sixhitting tutorial for Delhi Daredevils, taking life out of their bowlers with a breathtaking display of batsmanship. The flair is back, and so is the bat speed with the swing that is...
  • As it happened: Bangalore vs Delhi, Match 38 May 13, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Prematch: After losing from a position of strength in their previous encounter, the inconsistent Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns with bottomofthetable Delhi Daredevils in Match No. 38 of the Indian Premier League. RCB have won only three of their nine...
  • IPL 7: Bangalore and Delhi in battle of survival May 13, 2014

    After losing from a position of strength in their previous encounter, the inconsistent Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns with bottomofthetable Delhi Daredevils in Match No. 38 of the Indian Premier League on Tuesday. RCB have won only three of their nine games, while DD have fared even worse, winning...
  • No choice but to play positive cricket: Yuvraj Singh May 12, 2014

    Bangalore: On the brink of being ousted from playoffs' contention, Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman Yuvraj Singh said his team has no choice but to play positive cricket in their remaining five games to have any chance of being inside the topfour. "We have no choice. In next four to five games...