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02-Jun-2016 Georgetown (Guyana)

IPL players pumped up for tri-nation series: Windies coach Simmons

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has given an assurance that the players arriving from the recent Indian Premier League (IPL) are highly motivated for the upcoming tri-nations series starting here on Friday.Captain Jason Holder, along with Kieron Pollard,...

30-May-2016 Bengaluru

IPL win will go along with my World Cup victories : Yuvraj Singh

Seasoned batsman Yuvraj Singh, whose team Sunrisers Hyderabad clinched their maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) crown defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the final, said the win is right next to his victories in the 50-over World Cup and the World...

30-May-2016 Bengaluru

V.V.S. Laxman picks 'team bonding' key factor in Hyderabad's success

Sunrisers Hyderabad mentor V.V.S. Laxman has said the bonding between the side's players was a key catalyst in clinching their maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) title on Sunday.Hyderabad defeated home favourites Royal Challengers Bangalore by eight runs in the...

30-May-2016 Bengaluru

'Just calm down': Murali's advice to SRH bowlers in IPL final

After guiding Sunrisers Hyderabad to their maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) crown, bowling coach Muttiah Muralitharan said he asked his bowlers to "calm down" when Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) openers Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli went mercilessly after...

29-May-2016 Bengaluru

IPL: When sun rose for Hyderabad at midnight in Bengaluru

For Sunrisers Hyderabad (SH), winning the Indian Premier League (IPL) title for the first time was like sun rising at midnight, as they beat three-time finalists Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by eight runs in an exciting contest at the Chinnaswamy stadium...

29-May-2016 Bengaluru

Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Royal Challengers to win IPL 2016

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) lost out to Sunrisers Hyderabd (SRH) by eight runs in a dramatic final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Season Nine on Sunday at the Chinnaswami Stadium.Requiring 209 runs in 20 overs with an asking rate of 12.54, Royal...

28-May-2016 Bengaluru

IPL final will be competitive, qualitative: Virat Kohli

Fans would see a competitive and qualitative game of cricket when two top teams clash in the Indian Premiere League (IPL-9) final here on Sunday, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kholi said on Saturday."I can assure fans that they would see...

28-May-2016 Bengaluru

Bangalore, Hyderabad in hunt for maiden IPL crown

With just over 24 hours to go for the much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) summit clash, all eyes will be on the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium which will host the exciting battle between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) here.Led...

28-May-2016 Dhaka

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan unhappy with IPL performance

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is unhappy with his performance in the Indian Premier League for the Kolkata Knight Riders.Shakib took five wickets in 10 matches and failed to take more than one in any match for Kolkata, who lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad in...

27-May-2016 New Delhi

David Warner drives Hyderabad to IPL final

Captain David Warner's belligerent innings of 96 not out helped Sunrisers Hyderabad overcome Gujarat Lions by four wickets here on Friday to enter the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL).After Aaron Finch's 32-ball 50 lifted Gujarat to 162 for seven in...

25-May-2016 New Delhi

IPL: KKR eliminated, SRH to face Lions in second qualifier

Two time champions Kolkata Knight Riders' campaign in Indian Premier League 9 ended after going down to Sunrisers Hyderabad by 22 runs in the eliminator here on Wednesday.Famed Hyderabad's bowling line-up led by Bhuvneshwar Kumar with three wickets, proved...

24-May-2016 Bengaluru

When AB, Abdullah overpowered Lions in Bengaluru

When AB de Villers and Iqbal Abdullah of Royal Challengers Bangalore overpowered Gujarat Lions on Tuesday in the first play-off of IPL-9, a packed Chinnaswamy stadium rocked, with about 35,000 frenzied fans roaring and dancing to celebrate an exciting victory.Though...

24-May-2016 Bengaluru

IPL: AB patiently hunts victory for RCB from Gujarat Lions

Royal Challengers Bangalore batsmen AB De Villiers and Iqbal Abdullah guided the team to a four-wicket win against Gujarat Lions in the first qualifier of IPL match on Tuesday at the Chinnaswami stadium here.RCB scored 159/6 to snatch the victory from the...

23-May-2016 Mumbai

Suresh Raina faces axe in new-look India squads

Despite being in top form in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), star batsman Suresh Raina found himself out of the India cricket squads announced on Monday for the limited overs tour to Zimbabwe in June and the four-match Test tour to the West Indies in...

23-May-2016 Raipur

RCB's Watson reprimanded for misconduct

Royal Challengers Bangalore's veteran all-rounder Shane Watson was reprimanded on Monday by the match referee for using language or a gesture which is deemed obscene, offensive or insulting during an Indian Premier League match against Delhi Daredevils here...

22-May-2016 Raipur

IPL: RCB beat Delhi by six wickets to qualify for play-offs

Leading from the front, skipper Virat Kohli (54 not out) smashed yet another half-century to guide his Royal Challengers Bangalore to a comfortable six-wicket victory over Delhi Daredevils in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday.With the win,...

22-May-2016 Kolkata

Lost the game in middle overs against KKR: Sunrisers' Bhuvneshwar

Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar feels the flurry of wickets in the middle overs led to his side's defeat by 22 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Sunday.SRH lost three crucial wickets -- Yuvraj...

22-May-2016 Kolkata

KKR beat Sunrisers by 22 runs, march into playoffs

Sunil Narine’s outstanding bowling figures of 3/26 helped Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) seal a 22-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) here on Sunday and march into the play-offs of the Indian Premier League (IPL).Sunrisers only managed 149/8 chasing a...

22-May-2016 Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)

Gujarat's Dwayne Bravo fined 50 percent match fee

Gujarat Lions' Dwayne Bravo was on Sunday fined 50 percent of his match fee for breaching the Indian Premier League's (IPL) code of conduct during his team's match against Mumbai Indians at Green Park Stadium in Kanpur on the previous day."Bravo admitted the...

22-May-2016 Kolkata

Virat Kohli makes you stand up and applaud: Ravi Shastri

Indian cricket team director Ravi Shastri on Sunday spoke highly of Virat Kohli saying that his batting makes one stand up and applaud.India's talismanic top-order willower has been in brilliant form of late scoring a record 865 runs from 13 games at the 9th...

21-May-2016 Kanpur

PL: Gujarat outclass Mumbai to qualify for play-offs

Leading from the front, skipper Suresh Raina (58) smashed a much need half-century to guide Gujarat Lions to a six wicketAvictoryAoverAMumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Saturday.After win, Gujarat climb to top of points table with...

20-May-2016 Mumbai

Salim-Sulaiman launch official video for IPL anthem

Composers Salim and Sulaiman Merchant have unveiled the official video for the song "Ek India happy wala", the official theme song for the ninth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL).The video for the song was powered by Qyuki Digital, the MCN and digital agency...

19-May-2016 Kanpur

IPL: Raina, Smith lift Gujarat to No 2 with six wicket win over KKR

Gujarat Lions overcame a scary start to not only beat Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by six wickets at the Green Park Stadium here on Thursday but also vault to the second spot of the Indian Premier League table.Skipper Suresh Raina, who missed the previous match...

19-May-2016 Kanpur

Apple CEO attends IPL match

Tech giant Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday attended the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Gujarat Lions and Kolkata Knight Riders here.Cook, who is in his maiden visit to India, came to the Green Park stadium on the invitation of IPL chairman and Congress...

18-May-2016 Bengaluru

IPL: Royals dethrone Kings in a must-win game

Hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) dethroned Kings XI Punjab on early Thursday by 91 runs in a must-win league tie to keep its hopes of a place in play-offs alive in the IPL-9 season at the Chinnaswamy stadium here.Chasing an imposing target of 212 in...

17-May-2016 Mumbai

I idolise Yuvraj Singh, says Krunal Pandya

On a high after a match-winning performance against Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians' promising all-rounder Krunal Pandya on Tuesday said he idolises veteran India batsman Yuvraj Singh.Krunal said he used to watch the batting style of Yuvraj. On Sunday,...

17-May-2016 Kolkata

'Spin-heavy' KKR not getting home advantage at Eden: Shakib Al Hasan

Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has expressed his displeasure at how "spin-less" the Eden Gardens wicket has been in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).The Bangladeshi left-armer said he expected assistance from the pitch but it...

17-May-2016 New Delhi

Side strain rules Punjab batsman Maxwell out of IPL

Kings XI Punjab's Glenn Maxwell on Tuesday became the fifth Australian cricketer to be ruled out of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after the swashbuckling batsman complained of a side strain.Maxwell will miss the final two league matches of his franchise,...

17-May-2016 Kolkata

De Villiers-Kohli like Superman-Batman: RCB's Gayle

Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle has compared team-mates Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers to fictional superheroes Batman and Superman after their scintillating stroke play in the Indian Premier League (IPL).The duo followed...

16-May-2016 Kolkata

Virat Kohli, de Villiers help RCB win by 9 wickets against KKR

Virat Kohli and A.B. de Villiers once again delivered the goods with their bats as their Royal Challengers Bangalore romped home with 9 wickets to spare against Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League (IPL) contest at the Eden Gardens here on Monday.Kohli...

15-May-2016 Visakhapatnam

IPL: Krunal, bowlers guide Mumbai to thumping victory over Delhi

Riding on promising all-rounder Krunal Pandya's quick-fire 86, followed by an impressive bowling performance, Mumbai Indians outclassed Delhi Daredevils by 80 runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday.Batting first, Krunal smashed his maiden...

15-May-2016 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

IPL: Sunrisers thrash Kings XI, move closer to play-offs

Sunrisers Hyderabad strengthened their position at the top of the points table with a seven-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.Chasing a challenging 180-run target, Hyderabad clinched victory with two balls...

15-May-2016 Kolkata

Won't be easy for de Villiers, Kohli at Eden: KKR's Yusuf

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) swashbuckling batsman Yusuf Pathan on Sunday said it won’t be easy for Royal Challngers Bangalore's fiery pair of Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers to settle down on the Eden track when the two sides meet in an Indian Premier League...

15-May-2016 Kolkata

Duckworth-Lewis method is rubbish: Pune coach Fleming

Rising Pune Supergiants chief coach Stephen Fleming has expressed his displeasure over the Duckworth-Lewis method, calling it "rubbish" as his side lost to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by eight wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match.Pune were 103/6...

15-May-2016 Mumbai

Virat Kohli is great player, I admire him a lot: Kane Williamson

New Zealand skipper and Sunrisers Hyderabad star batsman Kane Williamson heaped praise on Indian run-machine Virat Kohli, saying that the Royal Challengers Bangalore captain is a great player whom he admires a lot.India Test skipper Kohli has been in the...

14-May-2016 Kolkata

KKR tame Supergiants by 8 wickets in rain-curtailed tie

Chasing a revised target of 66 in 9 overs via the Duckworth-Lewis method, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) cruised home with 8 wickets and 24 balls to spare against Rising Pune Supergiants in a rain-affected Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Eden Gardens here...

14-May-2016 Bengaluru

When Royal Challengers mauled Lions & set new records!

In a do-or-die match to keep their hopes alive in the Indian Premier League, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) mauled Gujarat Lions (GL) by 144 runs, setting new records and sending frenzied fans into a tizzy with a double century partnership here on Saturday.When...

14-May-2016 Bengaluru

IPL: Royal Challengers tame Gujarat Lions

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) smothered Gujarat Lions (GL) to a 144-run defeat in a lopsided Indian Premier League (IPL) contest at the M. Chinnaswami Stadium here on Saturday.Requiring 249 runs in 20 overs with an asking rate of 12.45 runs per over, Gujarat...

14-May-2016 New Delhi

DSJA XI lose 43rd Goswami Ganesh Dutt opener by 35 runs

Delhi Sports Journalists Association XI (DSJA) lost to Organising Committee XI by 35 runs in the inaugural match of the 43rd Goswami Ganesh Dutt memorial cricket tournament here on Saturday.The annual Twenty20 tournament is played in memory of the its founders,...

14-May-2016 Bengaluru

Centurions de Villiers, Kohli nuke Gujarat Lions bowling

Maverick Royal Challengers batsmen Abraham de Villiers (129) and Virat Kohli (109) pummelled the Gujarat Lions bowling attack to blast electrifying centuries, powering the team to 248/3 in 20 overs at the M. Chinnaswami Stadium here on Saturday.It literally rained...

14-May-2016 Bengaluru

For fun loving fans, IPL is more than cricket

With the ninth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) peaking and the city hosting one play-off (qualifier) on May 24 and the final on May 29, frenzied fans continue to flock to the Chinnaswamy Stadium in droves in the scorching summer heat despite their...

14-May-2016 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

IPL: Sunrisers face Kings XI with eye on play-offs

Table toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad will aim to seal their Indian Premier League (IPL) play-off berth when they take on a rejuvenated Kings XI Punjab at the Punjab Association Stadium here on Sunday.With seven wins out of 11, the David Warner-led side would...

13-May-2016 Visakhapatnam

IPL: Dominant Punjab stun Mumbai by seven wickets

Star batsmen Wriddhiman Saha (56) and Murali Vijay (54 not out) smashed half-centuries each as Kings XI Punjab outclassed Mumbai Indians by seven wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Friday.Batting first, defending champions Mumbai lost...

13-May-2016 Bengaluru

One loss will knock RCB out of play-offs: Yuzvendra Chahal

Noting that even one loss in the remaining four league ties will knock them out of contention for the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs, leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal on Friday asked his Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) teammates to give their best in Saturday's...

13-May-2016 Kolkata

You cannot win a tournament depending on surfaces: Gautam Gambhir

Wishing not to dwell at length upon the state of wickets being provided at the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Friday said that to become champions a team needs to perform well on any given surface.In...

13-May-2016 Kolkata

We are not a bad side, faltered at key moments: Pune coach Fleming

Rising Pune Supergiants’ failure to win key moments in matches have cost them dearly in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), feels chief coach Stephen Fleming.The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side has struggled in the competition winning just three out of their...

12-May-2016 Mumbai

Preity Zinta reacts strongly to news of spat with IPL team coach

Actress Preity Zinta, a co-owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab, has slammed a media report for portraying her "as a villain" by claiming that she tore into the team's coach Sanjay Bangar after their recent one-run loss to Royal Challengers...

12-May-2016 New Delhi

IPL: Punjab coach Bangar denies any threat from co-owner Preity Zinta

Kings XI Punjab coach Sanjay Bangar reacted strongly to a media report which claimed that the team's co-owner Preity Zinta threatened to sack him after the one-run loss to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in an Indian Premier League game on Monday, and termed...

11-May-2016 Mumbai

Virat Kohli shouldn't be compared to Tendulkar: Virender Sehwag

Former India batsman Virender Sehwag said on Wednesday it is unfair to compare batting legend Sachin Tendulkar with current run-machine Virat Kohli.India Test skipper Kohli has been in sublime form over the past couple of months for his national side as well...

10-May-2016 Visakhapatnam

Hyderabad stun Pune by four runs in IPL

Sunrisers Hyderabad returned an all-round bowling performance to defend their low total and beat Rising Pune Supergiants by four runs in a nail-biting Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here on Tuesday.Batting first, Hyderabad lost wickets at regular intervals...

10-May-2016 Bengaluru

It's do-or-die game for both Mumbai, Bangalore: Hardik Pandya

The reverse game between hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) here on Wednesday here would be a do-or-die battle for both teams in advancing to the play-offs, says Mumbai all-rounder Hardik Pandya."Pressure...

10-May-2016 Bengaluru

IPL: RCB aim to extend winning spree as Mumbai eye comeback

Having won two matches in a row, a confident Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will aim to maintain their winning momentum when they face Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Wednesday.The hosts staged a...

09-May-2016 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

IPL: Vijay's effort in vain as RCB beat KXIP by 1 run

A valiant effort from Murali Vijay went in vain as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) sneaked past Kings XI Punjab by one run in a nail-biting league encounter of the Indian Premier League at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium here on Monday.Chasing...

09-May-2016 New Delhi

Suresh Raina may break his IPL attendance record for pregnant wife

India batsman Suresh Raina holds the record for not missing an Indian Premier League (IPL) match since its inception in 2008 but the left hander may finally miss a game as he is expecting the birth of his first child in Holland.Raina, under whom the Gujarat...

09-May-2016 Bengaluru

Steyn, Broad, toughest I have faced in Tests: Watson

Australia all-rounder Shane Watson has said pacer Dale Steyn and England seamer Stuart Broad are the toughest bowlers he has faced in Test cricket.Watson recently retired from Tests. He is currently playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian...

09-May-2016 Kolkata

Lions took advantage of fresh wicket: Piyush Chawla

Kolkata Knight Riders leg-spinner Piyush Chawla has said Gujarat Lions were able to take the advantage of bowling first on a fresh strip as they secured a five-wicket victory over the hosts in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter."Well the wicket was good...

09-May-2016 Kolkata

Surprised to see a grassy wicket: Gujarat Lions' Praveen Kumar

Gujarat Lions’ veteran pacer Praveen Kumar said they were pleasantly surprised to see a grassy strip at Eden Gardens and made use of the conditions to grab a five wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders.On Sunday night, Kumar swung the ball prdigiously and...

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