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  • IPL 8: Kolkata, Rajasthan share points as the match at Eden Gardens gets abandoned 17 hours 22 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders' home match against Rajasthan Royals was abandoned at Eden Gardens without a ball being bowled because of heavy rain and thunderstorm on Sunday. Field umpires Richard Illingworth and Rajesh Deshpande took the final call after their fourth inspection at 6.50pm as the home and visiting...
  • KKR name Ankit Keshri as 16th member; to give his family Rs 10 lakh 18 hours 24 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders showed on Sunday a noble gesture by including the deceased cricketer Ankit Keshri as the 16th member of their side in an IPL T20 cricket match against Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens. The home side will hand over a cheque of Rs 10 lakh to the Ankit's...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata-Rajasthan match on Sunday under weather threat Yesterday

    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....
  • Ajinkya Rahane comes closest to technical perfection in IPL: Ajit Wadekar 2 days 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...
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore crush Rajasthan Royals for their second win in IPL 8 2 days ago

    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...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 8, Match 22 2 days ago

    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...
  • Super Over performances don't count in overall IPL stats 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Kings XI Punjab edged past table toppers Rajasthan Royals in a thrilling "Super Over" match in their Indian Premier League clash at Ahmedabad on tuesday night, but the individual displays in the tie-break don't count for overall statistics. A senior statistician with the BCCI told PTI that neither individual performances...
  • Shaun Marsh's big-bang return makes Kings XI Punjab 'a happy team' 4 days ago

    Shaun Marsh announced his arrival in this year's IPL with a brilliant 40-ball 65 that helped Kings XI Punjab trounce the former champions in a nail-biter that was decided in a Super Over. While speaking to iplT20.com, Marsh opened up and spoke about his match-winning knock. "It was fantastic to be back...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals, IPL 8, Match 18 5 days ago

    For LIVE Blog, scroll down to bottom of the page A struggling Kings XI Punjab will have to pull out all stops against the sole unbeaten side, Rajasthan Royals, when the two teams clash in an Indian Premier League match. Rajasthan Royals have successfully dealt with all the challenges thrown at them...
  • Steven Smith attributes patience and preparations for rich run 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Australia's captain-in-waiting, Steven Smith, attributes calm demeanour and the repetitive process of getting ready for the on-field battle as mantras for his highly successful run over the last few years. "Probably just my patience and preparations. I am preparing the same way for every game, making sure I am doing...
  • IPL 8: I ate up a lot of deliveries, says MS Dhoni 1 week ago

    Ahmedabad: Taking Chennai Super Kings' first loss this season in his stride, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted that he wasted a lot of deliveries on a good wicket as the team's modest total was easily overhauled by Rajasthan Royals, who continued their winning run in the IPL on Sunday. Electing to...
  • IPL 8: Confident Rajasthan Royals face stern Sunrisers Hyderabad test April 16, 2015

    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...
  • Maharashtra by-poll: RR Patil's wife wins Tasgaon-Kavthemahankal seat by over 112,000 votes April 15, 2015

    Sangli: Nationalist Congress Party candidate Suman Patil was elected to the Maharashtra assembly in the by-poll from Tasgaon-Kavthemahankal constituency with a huge margin over her rebel BJP rival, officials said on Wednesday. Patil, widow of former deputy chief minister RR Patil, an NCP stalwart, secured over 112,000 votes, comfortably trouncing rebel...
  • IPL 8: Steven Smith no less than De Villiers or Kohli, says Watson April 15, 2015

    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: I never get tired of batting, says Rajasthan skipper Smith April 15, 2015

    The ever-consistent Steve Smith says he does not tired of batting as he continued his rich vein of form by scoring an unbeaten 79 in Rajasthan Royals' easy seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians on Wednesday. Smith also grabbed the Orange Cap for being the highest run-getter so far. He has scored...
  • As it happened: IPL 8, Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils April 12, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Quick Preview: Hoping to end their 10-match losing streak in the IPL cricket tournament, Delhi Daredevils will look to turn their fortunes around on home turf when they take on an upbeat Rajasthan Royals at the Feroz Shah Kotla here...
  • IPL 8: I was excited to play for Rajasthan Royals, says Deepak Hooda April 11, 2015

    Deepak Hooda has come off age in the past one year or so after a very good outing with the U-19 Indian team where he came later down the order and played some brilliant cameos for the junior team. Hooda has had a decent domestic season with Baroda and his hitting...
  • IPL 8: Regrouped KXIP all set for new season, says George Bailey April 9, 2015

    Pune: George Bailey, skipper of Kings XI Punjab the IPL 2014 season runners-up on Thursday said his team has been training hard and aims to get off to a positive start against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) when the two sides clash on Friday. "It's been a quick...
  • 'Game of Thrones 5' will have surprising deaths, says author George RR Martin February 18, 2015

    Los Angeles: George R R Martin has warned his 'Game of Thrones' fans that there will be surprising deaths in the upcoming season 5 of the hit TV series. 'Game of Thrones' is an adaptation of Martin's series of fantasy novels, 'A Song of Ice and Fire', reported Ace Showbiz. "People are...
  • Amit Shah condoles NCP leader RR Patil's death February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah on Monday condoled the demise of former Maharashtra home minister and NCP leader R R Patil. "My condolences and prayers for the departed soul of Shri RR Patil ji (former Home Minister of Maharashtra)," Shah posted on microblogging site Twitter. Patil died on Monday from...
  • RR Patil's mortal remains kept at party office for last darshan February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Mortal remains of senior NCP leader and ex-Home Minister RR Patil are kept at the party office in Mumbai to enable common people and activists to pay their last respects. A pall of gloom descended at the office where leaders cutting across the party lines offered floral tributes to...
  • PM Modi condoles NCP leader RR Patil's death February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the death of NCP leader RR Patil saying his death left a "void" in Maharashtra's politics. "My thoughts are with Shri RR Patil's family. (I) am saddened to know of his demise, which leaves a void in Maharashtra politics," Modi tweeted. Patil died...
  • Maharashtra's former home minister and NCP leader RR Patil dies in Mumbai February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra home minister and Nationalist Congress Party leader RR Patil on Monday died in Mumbai. Former minister was suffering from advance stage of Oral Cancer and was on ventilator support in Lilavati Hospital of Mumbai. The leader held important ministries under Prithviraj Chavan-led Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra. ...
  • 'Game of Thrones' creator George RR Martin once wrote a TV pilot about an alien landing at the Super Bowl February 1, 2015

    Scottsdale: The creator of "Game of Thrones" says he once wrote a TV pilot with a plot focused on an alien landing at the Super Bowl. George R.R. Martin is now a famous author who has the clout to go to the Super Bowl. Martin attended the Rolling Stone party on the...
  • Watch: This 10-second 'Game of Thrones' season 5 teaser is cryptic yet thrilling December 20, 2014

    A glimpse of the visions; the three-eyed raven; Tyrion; Ayra; Cersei; Sansa, and phoof -- it's gone. ...
  • Sharad Pawar out of race for CM's post, won't take any post of power October 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Ruling himself out of the chief ministerial race, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said he will not take any post of power and will now be seen only in organisational and advisory capacity while in public life. "I will turn 75 in a couple of years. I have been...
  • Maharashtra: RR Patil triggers controversy with rape remark, seeks apology October 11, 2014

    Sangli (Maharashtra): Three days before the Maharashtra assembly elections 2014, NCP leader RR Patil has stirred up a controversy by making a shocking statement at a rally in Sangli. Patil said that a certain MNS candidate Sudhakar Khade charged with rape should have committed the crime after the elections. ...
  • Maharashtra Assembly polls: Over 7,000 candidates file nomination September 28, 2014

    Mumbai: As many as 7,401 candidates have filed nominations for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls, which is set to witness a five-cornered contest in all the 288 constituencies. The nomination process ended on Saturday with approximately 7,401 candidates filing their papers, state electoral office said Sunday. The final list of candidates...