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  • Live Score: Rahane, Watson put Rajasthan Royals on course 4 hours 19 minutes ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: Indian Premier League (IPL) table-toppers Rajasthan Royals will look to extend their four-match winning streak when they take on an unbeaten Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in their fifth match of the league on Sunday. Sans injured captain Shane...
  • IPL 2015: Mumbai Indians seek fresh start, take on Bangalore 6 hours 46 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Pushed to the wall after four successive defeats, Mumbai Indians would look to bounce back when they take on a formidable Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier league match on Sunday. Mumbai were in a similar situation even last season, losing all their five matches in the early stage,...
  • IPL 2015: Rajasthan meet Chennai in battle of supremacy 9 hours 26 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: Indian Premier League (IPL) table-toppers Rajasthan Royals will look to extend their four-match winning streak when they take on an unbeaten Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in their fifth match of the league on Sunday. Sans injured captain Shane Watson, RR have been ably led by Steven Smith in the four...
  • IPL 8: Tim Southee eyeing Brendon McCullum's wicket 19 hours 24 minutes ago

    Around two months back, on February 20 in Wellington, Brendon McCullum and Tim Southee joined forces to dismantle, and even embarrass, England in their 2015 World Cup clash. First, Southee bowled one of the great spells in One-Day International history, ending with 7 for 33 that would be remembered for years...
  • Royal Wahingdoh beat Mohun Bagan 3-2 in I-League 21 hours 4 minutes ago

    Shillong: Royal Wahingdoh FC broke Mohun Bagan's unbeaten streak in the I-League recording a thrilling 3-2 win in an I-League football encounter on Saturday. Naoba Singh's superb long range strike in the last minute proved to be decisive for the hosts, who rallied back twice to tame the table-toppers whose dream...
  • IPL 8: We will look to play fearless cricket, says Darren Sammy 23 hours 13 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Mumbai Indians might be low in confidence after their four successive defeats but RCB allrounder Darren Sammy on Saturday said they are not going to take their rivals lightly and will look to play fearless cricket when they clash in an IPL-8 match here tomorrow. Mumbai is the only team,...
  • IPL 8: Rossouw trying to break into star-studded RCB line-up Yesterday

    Bangalore: Rilee Rossouw and Virat Kohli first crossed paths seven years ago, at the Under-19 World Cup final in Kuala Lumpur. Both batsmen were talked up as future batting mainstays, and the man who mentored them early in their careers, Ray Jennings, often spoke in admiration at the talent at...
  • IPL 8: Mitchel Starc fit to play for Royal Challengers Bangalore Yesterday

    Bangalore: Mitchell Starc, out of action since the end of the 2015 World Cup because of a knee injury, is scheduled to leave Australia to join his Royal Challengers Bangalore team-mates in the Pepsi Indian Premier League 2015 on Sunday (April 19). Starc would then be available to take part in...
  • IPL 8: VVS Laxman hails Pravin Tambe 2 days ago

    The curator at the ACA-VDCA Stadium in Visakhapatnam was certain that the pitch was going to be 'a belter of a batting pitch with some assistance to seamers early on due to previous night's rain'. The assessment of Steven Smith, the Rajasthan Royals skipper, was much the same. He chose to...
  • MCA pays dues to tainted cricketer Ankeet Chavan 2 days ago

    Ankeet Chavan, one of the three Rajasthan Royals players, who was charged with spot-fixing during the 2013 IPL and banned for life by the BCCI, was paid his Ranji Trophy dues worth Rs 32 lakh recently by the Mumbai Cricket Association. MCA vice president Ravi Savant told PTI that they had...
  • IPL 8: Dhawal Kulkarni happy with his performance against Sunrisers Hyderabad 2 days ago

    Backing Steven Smith's decision to field first on a slowish track, Rajasthan Royals bowler Dhawal Kulkarni picked up two wickets to help his team restrict Sunrisers Hyderabad to a below par total of to 127 and that help them set a comfortable win in the end. Kulkarni's first wicket...
  • IPL 8: For Pravin Tambe, age is just a number 2 days ago

    Emerging from the club level cricket to play in the Indian Premier League and then making his first-class debut at the age of 42, legspinner Pravin Tambe has been an inspiration to Rajasthan Royals' undefeated campaign in the ongoing season of the IPL. From making his IPL debut in 2013 at...
  • IPL 8: Yuzvendra Chahal relishing his spell under captain Virat Kohli 2 days ago

    Royal Challengers Bangalore have had a mixed start to their IPL 2015 campaign, bearding Kolkata Knight Riders in their own den before being spanked by Sunrisers Hyderabad at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, their Bangalore bastion. In the absence of Mitchell Starc and Adam Milne, both recovering from injuries, Bangalore's bowling has...
  • IPL 8: RR make it 4 in a row with 6-wicket win against SRH in last ball finish 2 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Riding on Ajinkya Rahane's fifty Rajasthan Royals beat SunRisers Hyderabad by 6 wickets to notch up their fourth consecutive win in this edition of the IPL cricket tournament here today. Chasing a modest 128 for a win, the table-toppers made heavy weather of the run chase, achieving the target on...
  • Rajasthan Royals look to continue winnings run in IPL 8 2 days ago

    Rajasthan Royals have won all their three matches in this IPL season so far and will now take on Sunrisers Hyderabad on Thursday. ...
  • As it happened: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals, IPL 8, Match 11 2 days ago

    (For Live blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Looking to keep their winning run intact, IPL table-toppers Rajasthan Royals face a stern Sunrisers Hyderabad test in their fourth match of the Twenty20 cricket league. If RR have have been unbeaten in their three games so far, then the David...
  • IPL 8: Confident Rajasthan Royals face stern Sunrisers Hyderabad test 3 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Looking to keep their winning run intact, IPL table-toppers Rajasthan Royals (RR) face a stern Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) test in their fourth match of the Twenty20 cricket league, here on Thursday. If RR have have been unbeaten in their three games so far, then the David Warner-led SRH have had...
  • IPL 8: Good performance just around the corner, says MI coach Ricky Ponting 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Despite getting off to a poor start, Mumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting on Wednesday said the team has displayed glimpses of good cricket in the previous matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and a really promising performance is just around the corner. Mumbai Indians lost to Rajasthan Royals in...
  • Vinod Kambli apologises, says friend abused former players from his Twitter account 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Former India batsman Vinod Kambli on Wednesday apologised for offensive tweets posted on his Twitter handle. There were several tweets on Tuesday from his verified Twitter handle targeting former cricketers Navjot Singh Sidhu, Rameez Raja and Shoaib Akhtar. The former left-handed batsman has deleted those comments since and offered his...
  • IPL 8: Steven Smith no less than De Villiers or Kohli, says Watson 4 days ago

    Lauding Steven Smith for his match-winning knock against Mumbai Indians, which gave Rajasthan Royals their third successive victory in as many games, Shane Watson said his team-mate is on par with AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli. "I think he is on par with AB de Villiers at the moment and...
  • IPL 8, Week-1 Review: Rajasthan unbeaten, Mumbai yet to win 4 days ago

    The Indian summer is back with the ever glittering Indian Premier League but this time with a new initiative. The Fan Park initiative will only go on to increase the popularity of the league which comes with a mix of cricket, Bollywood and the ever glamorous cheer-leaders. The opening ceremony took...
  • IPL 8: Smith, Rahane take Rajasthan Royals to 7-wicket win over Mumbai Indians 4 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Skipper Steve Smith struck his maiden IPL half-century as the young Australian led Rajasthan Royals to a comfortable seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians in their IPL cricket match, here on Tuesday. It was Royals' third consecutive win while Mumbai suffered their third defeat in a row. Chasing a challenging 165...
  • IPL 8: Winless Mumbai Indians face confident Rajasthan Royals 4 days ago

    Mumbai Indians have lose both the matches in eight season of Indian Premier League and will now face Rajasthan Royals. ...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan vs Mumbai, IPL 8, Match 9 5 days ago

    (For Live blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Buoyed by their thrilling last-ball win against Delhi Daredevils, a confident Rajasthan Royals will take on a beleaguered Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League cricket encounter. Having won their first two matches on the road, the Steven Smith-led side will...
  • IPL: Gautam Gambhir backs Robin Uthappa on Sarfaraz controversy 5 days ago

    Kolkata: Rallying behind team-mate Robin Uthappa on his reported altercation with Royal Challengers Bangalore's Sarfaraz Khan, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir said on Tuesday that such incidents can happen in the 'heat of things'. According to media reports, KKR opener Uthappa had a scuffle with RCB batsman Sarfaraz after...
  • IPL can lead me to the next World Cup, feels SRH's Ravi Bopara 5 days ago

    In his article in the 2013 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, Mike Atherton described Ravi Bopara as one of the most talented players of their time in the English setup along with Chris Lewis, Mark Lathwell and Owais Shah. Atherton obviously knows what he is saying; Bopara did after all score three...
  • IPL 2015: RCB's Mandeep Singh yet to carve a niche for himself 5 days ago

    When Virat Kohli was dismissed during Royal Challengers Bangalore's match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Monday (April 13), the score read 93 for 3 in 11.5 overs. AB de Villiers had already hit two boundaries, and the situation demanded the incoming batsman to rotate the strike...