T20

  • US-based Indian company, new owners of Jamaica Tallawahs 6 days ago

    St. George's (Grenada): The United States based Chalak Mitra Group (CMG) are the new franchise owners of reigning Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Champions, Jamaica Tallawahs, organisers have announced. The announcement was made here after the Tallawahs posted a thrilling opening round victory over St. Lucia Zouks at the national stadium...
  • Pakistan restrict Mohammed Irfan to ODIs and T20s 6 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan team management have decided to restrict tall paceman Mohammed Irfan to only ODIs and T20s, keeping in mind team's interest in the next year's World Cup. Injury-prone Irfan was stopped from participating in any Ramazan tournament as coach Waqar Younis called him back to the national cricket academy to...
  • Miandad rubbishes PCB plans of hosting T20 league in Dubai July 3, 2014

    Karachi: Former Pakistan skipper Javed Miandad has rubbished the plans of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to hold its inaugural premier league T20 tournament early next year in Dubai. "Unless the premier league is held in Pakistan it will serve no purpose and it will not help bring back international cricket...
  • Gayle rested, Pollard recalled to T20 squad against New Zealand June 30, 2014

    Bridgetown: Flamboyant opener Chris Gayle has been rested and Kieron Pollard is back in the West Indies Twenty20 squad for the two-match series against New Zealand next weekend in Dominica. The 34-year-old Gayle has struggled with injury in recent months but still managed to score two half-centuries in the ongoing three-match...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders get grand felicitation at Eden Gardens June 3, 2014

    Kolkata: The worlds of Bollywood, cricket and politics came together in a lavish ceremony as the winners of the 2014 Indian Premier League, the Kolkata Knight Riders and team owners Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla received a regal reception amid thunderous applause at the packed Eden Gardens here on...
  • Triumphant KKR return to hero's welcome in Kolkata June 2, 2014

    Kolkata: The triumphant Kolkata Knight Riders returned to their base to a hero's welcome with thousands of supporters lining up at the airport, shouting team slogans and waving purple flags. It was KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir who was the first to come out of the exit door with the glittering IPL...
  • KKR's grand felicitation at Eden Gardens on Tuesday June 2, 2014

    Kolkata: Memories of the 2012's grand felicitation of Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens are set to be re-lived with the West Bengal government and Cricket Association of Bengal having planned a similar programme at the same venue on Tuesday morning. All the roads on Tuesday will lead up to Eden...
  • Gautam Gambhir defends Sunil Narine's decision to play IPL final June 2, 2014

    Bangalore: Indian batting star Gautam Gambhir has backed Sunil Narine's decision to remain with Kolkata Knight Riders for the Indian Premier League (IPL) final, instead of returning to the Caribbean for the ongoing West Indies training camp. Off-spinner Narine was required to return by Sunday - the same day as the...
  • Gautam Gambhir hails his team after securing 2nd IPL title June 2, 2014

    Bangalore: An elated Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Sunday said that the triumph was even sweeter as not many people gave them a chance after the first seven matches in IPL this year. "Where we were after first seven games, not many people thought we would be here," Gambhir...
  • How Manish Pandey's brilliance helped KKR clinch IPL 7 title June 2, 2014

    In what was a thrilling final, Kolkata Knight Riders clinched the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 in a humdinger against Kings XI Punjab at Bangalore. After Wriddhiman Saha's brilliant 115 not out took Kolkata to 199, it was down to Manish Pandey's match winning 94 that helped KKR to their...
  • As it happened: IPL 7 final, Kolkata vs Punjab June 1, 2014

    Riding on Pandey's brilliant 50-ball 94, Kolkata Knight Riders clinched their second IPL final in three years with a 3-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab. Pre-match: Kolkata and Punjab have played three matches in the seventh edition of IPL and all of them have been one-sided affairs. But the final...
  • Thunderstorm threat looms over Punjab-Kolkata IPL 7 final June 1, 2014

    After 47 days of grueling and competitive cricket, the two teams left standing - Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab - will battle it out in the grand finale of the seventh edition of Indian Premier League to lay their hands on the coveted IPL Trophy and for the...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders' road to IPL 7 final June 1, 2014

    It is going to be a 'Super Sunday' for both Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab when they face each other in the epic clash of IPL 7 final at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Sunday. Punjab will eye their maiden IPL title while Kolkata will...
  • Virender Sehwag can be the difference in IPL 7 final June 1, 2014

    Big games are typically decided by big players. Virender Sehwag proved his worth as he powered Kings XI Punjab to their maiden IPL final after his scintillating knock against Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 2 on Friday. Sehwag scored the second century in the seventh edition of IPL when he...
  • IPL 7 Final, Kolkata vs Punjab: Players to watch out for May 31, 2014

    The focus has remained firmly on cricket in season seven of the Indian Premier League and in what seems to be the perfect finale, the season's most consistent team Kings XI Punjab would eye a maiden triumph against the ever-resilient Kolkata Knight Riders in the summit clash on Sunday. Kolkata have...
  • IPL 7: Bowling gives Kolkata edge over Punjab in the final May 31, 2014

    The seventh edition of IPL has got its two finalists in Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab and both teams deserve to be part of the summit clash on Sunday. Kolkata, after the UAE leg, never looked like making to the playoffs as they struggled to find the right...
  • Run outs of Raina, McCullum saw Chennai lose momentum: Stephen Fleming May 31, 2014

    The run-outs of Suresh Raina and Brendon McCullum saw Chennai Super Kings lose momentum when chasing the huge target set by Kings XI Punjab in the IPL Qualifier 2, said CSK's coach Stephen Fleming after his side lost by 24 runs at the Wankhede Stadium. "We did not feel we were...
  • Punjab skipper George Bailey thrilled to reach IPL-7 final May 31, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab captain George Bailey said they were thrilled to make it to their first IPL final but also admitted that there were anxious moments when Chennai Super Kings' Suresh Raina was batting. Chasing a mammoth target of 227, Raina played a blinder and scored a 25-ball 87 that contained...
  • IPL 7: Virender Sehwag credits Punjab's success to Sanjay Bangar May 31, 2014

    Mercurial Kings XI Punjab opener Virender Sehwag has credited coach Sanjay Bangar for his team's success in this year's IPL. Riding on Sehwag's 50-ball ton, Punjab stormed into their first IPL final with a 24-run victory over Chennai Super Kings in the second qualifier on Friday. Sehwag also compared Bangar to...
  • Virender Sehwag keeps his promise to son with a century May 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Virender Sehwag kept the promise he made to his son when he blasted his way to a terrific 58-ball 122 which powered Kings XI Punjab to a mammoth 226 for six in the second IPL Qualifier here o Saturday. Moments after hitting only the second century of IPL 7, Sehwag...
  • As it happened: Chennai vs Punjab, Qualifier 2, IPL 7 May 30, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: After dominating the seventh edition of IPL, Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab would have expected to fight it out for the title in the final. Punjab would not have expected to be in such a situation but...
  • IPL 7: Bringing change is a challenge, says Sunil Gavaskar May 30, 2014

    As his tenure will come to an end after the conclusion of the IPL final on June 1, BCCI-IPL president Sunil Gavaskar feels effective implementation of ideas is a big challenge for any former player who wants to don the administrator's hat. "The biggest challenge for him (player-turned-official) is to...
  • IPL 7 Qualifier 2: Form guide of Kings XI Punjab, Chennai Super Kings May 30, 2014

    Punjab are yet to make it to the final of an IPL season. They have been the most consistent and in-form team of the season, but their star batsman, Glenn Maxwell's poor form in the last few group matches has hurt the team's cause. On the other hand, Chennai have...
  • Sunil Narine in a fix over playing IPL final May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The raging 'Club versus Country' debate again came to the forefront as ace spinner Sunil Narine faces a possible exclusion from the Test team, if he plays the IPL final for KKR thereby failing to meet the deadline joining the West Indies camp latest by June 1. ...
  • Team effort behind Kolkata Knight Riders' dramatic comeback in IPL 7 May 30, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders' dream comeback in the Indian Premier League season seven is no less than reading a fairytale. From being one of the underdogs of the tournament to qualifying for their second final in three seasons, the Kolkata-based franchise has left millions of fans spellbound with their massive resolve....
  • IPL 7 Qualifier 2, Chennai vs Punjab: Players to watch out for May 30, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab, who were undoubtedly the best team in the group stage of IPL 2014, were defeated comfortably by Kolkata Knight Riders by 28 runs in the first qualifier. Punjab will now take on Chennai Super Kings in the second qualifier for a place in the finals. Mohit Sharma...