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22-Apr-2019 Jaipur

Rishabh Pant's heroics make Delhi Capitals IPL table-toppers

Rishabh Pant's quickfire cameo (78 unbeaten off 36) along with valuable contributions by openers Shikhar Dhawan (54) and Prithvi Shaw (42) helped Delhi Capitals overhaul Rajasthan Royals' 192-run target with four balls to spare in their Indian Premier League...

21-Apr-2019 Lahore

No team favourite to win the World Cup: Shoaib Malik

Senior Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik believes no team is favourite to win the upcoming World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales from May 30."All the teams at the World Cup are strong and no team is favourite. Everyone has to struggle under the English...

20-Apr-2019 Jaipur

Steve Smith hands Rajasthan Royals much-needed win over Mumbai Indians

Steve Smith (59 not out) played a captain's knock as Rajasthan Royals (RR) kept their play-off hopes alive after defeating Mumbai Indians (MI) by 5 wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, here on Saturday.Despite wickets...

20-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Sikh community has done great job: Kapil Dev

Iconic cricketer Kapil Dev, who has come out with a coffee book titled "We The Sikhs" with Dubai-based entrepreneur Ajay Sethi, says the Sikh community has done a great job across the globe.Asked what made him come out with the book on Sikhs, Kapil told IANS...

18-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Clinical Mumbai Indians thrash lacklustre Delhi Capitals by 40 runs

Rishabh Pant had started Delhi Capitals' journey in the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League by smashing Mumbai Indians pacer Jasprit Bumrah all over the park in their opening encounter in Mumbai. But Bumrah got his revenge at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Thursday...

16-Apr-2019 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

R Ashwin, KL Rahul lead Kings XI Punjab to win over Rajasthan

Skipper R Ashwin struck at crucial times while KL Rahul scored a matured half century to help Kings XI Punjab return to winning ways with a 12-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here on Tuesday.Chasing 183 for victory after...

16-Apr-2019 Dhaka

Bangladesh announce World Cup squad, Mashrafe Mortaza to lead

Bangladesh on Tuesday announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales. Mashrafe Mortaza will be leading the side in the showpiece event while Shakib Al Hasan will serve as his deputy.Middle-order batsman Mosaddek...

16-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Time away from game is helping me now: Hardik Pandya

Star Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya believes his time away from the game, albeit owing to suspension handed over to him for his comments on a chat show, is helping him as he is in a good space right now.Pandya was handed over a brief suspension for the...

16-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Need to keep composure under pressure: Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli believes his side needs to keep a calm head during pressure situations and take on the half chances to secure victory in the remaining games of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League.RCB were on Monday...

16-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Malinga's form critical for Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma

Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma has showered praise on Lasith Malinga, saying that they missed the Sri Lankan fast bowler in their previous matches of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League and that his performance is very critical for the team.Malinga,...

16-Apr-2019 Kolkata

Dream come true to be part of WC squad: Dinesh Karthik

Picked in the 15-man World Cup squad ahead of Rishabh Pant, stumper-batsman Dinesh Karthik said that it was a dream come true to be part of India's World Cup team."I am very excited. It has been a dream for me to be a part of this team for a long time now,"...

15-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Pandya's cameo hands Royal Challengers Bangalore another defeat

Hardik Pandya's (37 unbeaten off 16) quickfire cameo down the order handed Royal Challengers Bangalore their seventh defeat this season as Mumbai Indians won their Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Wankhede Stadium here on Monday by five wickets.Despite...

15-Apr-2019 New Delhi

India World Cup squad: Know your favourite stars

As the much-awaited wait gets over with the BCCI selection committee announcing the 15-member India squad for the forthcoming ICC World Cup, slated in England and Wales from May 30. Here is a short profile of players in Virat Kohli's team, considered favourites...

14-Apr-2019 Hyderabad

Delhi Capitals ride bowlers' efforts to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad

Despite putting up a modest 155, Delhi Capitals' (DC) bowlers came out all guns blazing to defend the target as they folded Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) for 116 in 18.5 overs to script a comfortable 39-run victory in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the...

14-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Sourav Ganguly best captain, Dhoni & Kohli come next : Virender Sehwag

Former swashbuckling Indian opener Virender Sehwag on Sunday said Sourav Ganguly was the best captain he played under, followed by MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli.Speaking of the skill of a true leader, Sehwag said it's knowing how to get the best from the team. The...

11-Apr-2019 Jaipur

Mitchell Santner does a Dhoni in nail-biter vs Rajasthan

Despite some umpiring flaws, Chennai Super Kings held their nerves to clinch a nail-biting thriller against Rajasthan Royals as Mitchell Santner's last ball six sealed another win for the defending champions here on Thursday.With Chennai reeling at 24/4, it...

11-Apr-2019 Kolkata

Rishabh Pant needs to play more responsibly : Ricky Ponting

Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting on Thursday said Rishabh Pant needs to play more responsibly and not throw his wicket away when the team needs him at crucial junctures.Stumper-batsman Pant, who is hopeful of a India World Cup berth, has been guilty...

11-Apr-2019 Kolkata

Andre Russell kills it with his fashion sense too : Dinesh Karthik

Andre Russell is not only making headlines for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on the field with his explosive displays, off the field too the West Indies all-rounder is killing it with his style statement, skipper Dinesh Karthik revealed on Thursday."Among the...

11-Apr-2019 New Delhi

India be silly not to pick Karthik for WC : Jacques Kallis

The Indian national selectors are set to meet in Mumbai on Monday to pick the squad for the 2019 World Cup and the topic high on everyone's list is whether M.S.K. Prasad and team will go with Dinesh Karthik or Rishabh Pant as the second wicket-keeper and...

11-Apr-2019 Jaipur

Credit to bowlers, should have batted better : Ajinkya Rahane

Having made a game out of a small total, Rajasthan Royals skipper Ajinkya Rahane praised his boys despite the four-wicket loss to Chennai Super Kings and said that he wouldn't have done anything differently.Even though Ben Stokes gave away 18 runs off the last...

11-Apr-2019 Jaipur

Mahendra Singh Dhoni fined 50% match fee for confronting umpires

Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni has been fined 50 per cent of his match fee for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct during his team's match against Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur.Dhoni admitted to the Level 2 offence 2.20 of the IPL's Code of Conduct and accepted...

10-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Virat Kohli named Wisden's leading cricketer in the world

India captain Virat Kohli was on Wednesday named the Leading Cricketer in the World and featured in Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year, by the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.It was a double delight for Kohli, who will lead India's World Cup campaign in England...

10-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Virender Sehwag unveils IIPKL logo, 1st season dates announced

National Kabaddi Federation of India & DSPORT on Wednesday announced dates for the first edition of the Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IPKL), a brand new sporting league which for the first time ever in India, will also share a part of its revenue...

10-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Current players benefiting from our fight in 2002 : Virender Sehwag

Indian cricketers are considered one of the richest in the world, but former India opener Virender Sehwag believes that things could have been very different had it not been for the efforts of the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble among...

09-Apr-2019 Chennai

Discuss my game with Dhoni while playing TT: Deepak Chahar

Deepak Chahar was scolded by Mahendra Singh Dhoni for bowling two no-balls off the first two balls of the 19th over of the Indian Premier League game against Kings XI Punjab. Since then, it has been a magnificent show from the young pacer as he picked three...

09-Apr-2019 Chennai

Losing 4 wickets in powerplay didn't help: Dinesh Karthik

It was billed as the clash of the titans, but Kolkata Knight Riders failed to even get off the mark against Chennai Super Kings at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in their Indian Premier League encounter. While Deepak Chahar started the show with the new ball,...

09-Apr-2019 Chennai

Harbhajan, Tahir maturing like old wine: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

They are both in the home stretch of their careers, but Chennai Super Kings spin duo Harbhajan Singh and Imran Tahir once again have shown that age is just a number. Taking on in-form Kolkata Knight Riders, CSK won by seven wickets as Harbhajan (2/15) and...

09-Apr-2019 Chennai

All-round Chennai thrash KKR to go on top of table

All-round Chennai Super Kings made short work of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), thrashing them by seven wickets in a lopsided Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Tuesday.The victory saw the defending champions replace KKR at the top of the eight-team points...

07-Apr-2019 Jaipur

Lynn, Narine fashion KKR's 8-wicket win over Royals

Chris Lynn (50 off 32) and Sunil Narine (47 off 25) starred in Kolkata Knight Riders' thumping eight-wicket victory over Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, here on Sunday.Chasing a modest target of 140,...

06-Apr-2019 Hyderabad

Alzarri Joseph's sixer hands Sunrisers Hyderabad 40-run defeat

Despite a batting failure, Alzarri Joseph's sensational six-wicket haul guided Mumbai Indians to a massive 40-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Indian Premier League (IPL) contest here on Saturday.Joseph (6/12), the 22-year-old Caribbean, not only...

06-Apr-2019 Chennai

All-round effort help Chennai beat Punjab

Chennai Super Kings held their nerves to outclass Kings XI Punjab by 22 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) as K.L. Rahul (55 off 47) and Sarfaraz Khan's (67 off 59) laborious efforts went in vain at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Saturday.Despite...

05-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Delhi Capitals want grass on Kotla pitch, DDCA says 'impossible'

Over the years, the Indian Premier League (IPL) has seen home teams preparing wickets to suit their strength. But Delhi Capitals' request for wickets with grass has not been met by the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA). In fact, even as head coach...

04-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Bowled as we weren't sure about wicket: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

The Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) put on a quality display as they beat the Delhi Capitals (DC) by five wickets at the Feroze Shah Kotla here on a wicket that was pretty low and slow. While the decision to win the toss and bowl first from SRH skipper Bhuvneshwar...

04-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Wicket had wear and tear, good toss to win: Jonny Bairstow

 It looked like in-form Jonny Bairstow batter on a different Feroze Shah Kotla wicket and the rest of the batsmen from the Delhi Capitals (DC) as well as Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) played on a different pitch. Even as others struggled to find form, Bairstow...

04-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Pitch surprised us, was by far the worst : Ricky Ponting

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) beat the Delhi Capitals (DC) by five wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) game, but more than the loss, it was how DC dished out a pitch that suited the away team more surprised all. And speaking after the game, head coach Ricky...

03-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Teams substituting poor fielders with good ones : Mohammad Kaif

Delhi Capitals (DC) assistant coach Mohammad Kaif raised an interesting point going into Thursday's Indian Premier League (IPL) game against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Feroz Shah Kotla.Kaif said that teams were replacing poor fielders with the good ones which...

03-Apr-2019 Bengaluru

I have worked on my consistency: Prasidh Krishna

Young Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pacer Prasidh Krishna is looking to be consistent this season, an aspect he feels is the biggest attribute a bowler can add to his arsenal.Krishna did not get too many games last year but has been in the scheme of things this...

03-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Warner's show a testimony of his resilience : Tom Moody

David Warner has made a brilliant comeback in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after missing the 2018 season due to his involvement in the Sandpaper Gate, and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) coach Tom Moody feels the southpaw's current form is a testimony of his...

03-Apr-2019 Jaipur

We have 10 games to turn things around : Virat Kohli

They are supposed to have one of the best batting units in the competition, but Royal Challengers Bangalore once again failed to put up a good show as they lost to Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets. While the win put RR's campaign on track after they lost...

01-Apr-2019 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

IPL 2019: Sam Curran four-for helps Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Capitals

Sam Curran bowled a dream second spell to snare four wickets as Kings XI Punjab recorded a 14-run victory over Delhi Capitals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Monday.Curran (4/11 in 2.2 overs), who replaced injured Chris Gayle, bowled the...

01-Apr-2019 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Hat-trick boy Sam Curran calls win over Delhi Capitals 'team effort'

The match between Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Capitals in Mohali saw seven wickets fall for just eight runs in 17 balls and four of then were picked by English all-rounder Sam Curran. Only the third KXIP bowler to pick a hat-trick in the history of the league,...

01-Apr-2019 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

I am speechless, Kings XI Punjab outplayed us : Shreyas Iyer

To lose a game is a part of sports. But to end up on the losing side in a T20 game when the team needed 23 runs off 21 balls with seven wickets in the bag is anything but disappointing. And Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer made his displeasure known...

01-Apr-2019 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Credit to Mohammed Shami, Sam Curran, we were 25 short: R. Ashwin

Needing 23 off 21 balls, it looked like the Delhi Capitals (DC) were set to cruise to their third win of this edition of the Indian Premier League when Mohammed Shami dismissed Rishabh Pant. After that, the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) picked 7 wickets for just 8...

31-Mar-2019 Chennai

IPL 2019: Chennai clinches thriller vs Rajasthan

Chennai Super Kings rode a valiant innings by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and dominated with both bat and ball to defeat Rajasthan Royals by eight runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday.Batting first, Chennai posted a challenging 175/5,...

31-Mar-2019 Hyderabad

Sunrisers ride to massive win on Bairstow, Warner tons

Jonny Bairstow and David Warner struck whirlwind centuries as Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) cantered to a 118-run victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here on Sunday.RCB skipper Virat Kohli's decision to field...

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