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06-May-2021 New Delhi

'40 housekeeping staff allowed for IPL ties, DDCA let in 42'

The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) had let in two extra persons, beyond the 40 that were registered for housekeeping, during an Indian Premier League (IPL) match on May 2, it has been learnt. Incidentally, Delhi police have arrested two persons...

04-May-2021 New Delhi

Uncertainty looms over T20 World Cup in India after IPL postponement

Uncertainty looms over India hosting the T20 World Cup this year after the Indian Premier League (IPL) was postponed on Tuesday following rising Covid-19 positive cases in four out of the eight competing teams, and all over India.The IPL bio-bubble was supposed...

30-Apr-2021 New Delhi

We don't wear turban for money like Akshay Kumar : Harpreet Brar

Punjab Kings all-rounder Harpreet Brar, who dismantled the Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) strong batting line up with a three-wicket haul on Friday night, takes pride in wearing his turban.A week back, the 25-year-old left-arm spinner from Moga hit back...

30-Apr-2021 Ahmedabad

Harpreet Brar, KL Rahul star in PBKS's big win over RCB

Left-arm spinner Harpreet Brar had a dream first match in this season's Indian Premier League (IPL) as he picked up the wickets of Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers to help Punjab Kings (PBKS) romp to a 34-run win against Royal Challengers Bangalore...

28-Apr-2021 New Delhi

My batting was really slow, take full responsibility : David Warner

SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner blamed his batting for his side's loss to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in an Indian Premier League match at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Wednesday night.Warner consumed 55 deliveries for his 57 on a good batting surface....

23-Apr-2021 Chennai

Punjab Kings romp to 9-wicket win over Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians' (MI) middle and lower order batting failed once again as the defending champions succumbed to their second successive loss in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Friday. Punjab Kings (PBKS) beat them by nine...

22-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Virat Kohli becomes first to reach 6,000 runs in IPL history

India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday became the first batsman to get to 6,000 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) history.Kohli, who scored a half-century in a huge century partnership with Devdutt Padikkal for the...

21-Apr-2021 Mumbai

CSK's Ruturaj Gaikwad comes good after initial stutter

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) opener Ruturaj Gaikwad finally came good after ordinary performances in the first three Indian Premier League (IPL) matches to score 64 (off 42 balls) against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday night.Gaikwad had scored 10, 5 and 5 in...

20-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Kapil, Sachin, Virat among 5 greatest players of ODI era: Wisden

Kapil Dev (the 1980s), Sachin Tendulkar (the 1990s) and Virat Kohli (the 2010s) have been named among the five greatest players of the five decades in which ODIs have been played in the 158th Edition of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2021 that also describes...

19-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Been talking with Boucher about making SA comeback: AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers said that he and the South Africa head coach Mark Boucher will talk about the former captain coming out of retirement to play for the Proteas at this year's T20 World Cup. de Villiers has been in good form in the Indian Premier League (IPL)...

18-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Conscious effort from my side to increase strike rate: Dhawan

Delhi Capitals' (DC) Shikhar Dhawan said that he consciously tried to keep the strike rate up during Sunday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Punjab Kings (PBKS). Dhawan smashed 92 off just 49 balls to help DC chase down a target of 196 with six...

18-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Shikhar Dhawan's 92 helps Delhi Capitals chase big target with ease

Shikhar Dhawan's 92 off 49 balls and Marcus Stoinis's finishing act helped Delhi Capitals (DC) beat Punjab Kings (PBKS) with 10 balls to spare in the Indian Premier League despite having to chase a target of 196 at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.PBKS scored...

17-Apr-2021 Chennai

Hardik Pandya the fielder wins it for Mumbai Indians

While he may not have clicked with the bat and may not have been bowling but Mumbai Indians' Hardik Pandya showed his all-round skills as his two run-outs through direct hits helped Mumbai Indians pick two crucial wickets to derail SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH).Hardik...

17-Apr-2021 Chennai

It is just poor batting : David Warner

After SunRisers Hyderabad's (SRH) four changes in the line-up for the match against Mumbai Indians (MI) had left skipper David Warner bemused and surprised at the toss, the left-handed batsman hit out at his side's poor batting after they lost their third...

17-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Getting boring to talk about IPL title: RCB's AB de Villiers

Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) South African batsman AB de Villiers said on Saturday that 'it's getting boring to talk about it (the IPL title)' and 'there are things that are more special than winning the trophy'.Speaking on RCB's 'Bold Diaries', the...

16-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Deepak Chahar's knuckle balls made the difference: K.L. Rahul

Punjab Kings (PBKS) skipper K.L. Rahul called Deepak Chahar's kunckle balls that got a couple of PBKS batsmen and his own run out as the reason behind his team's poor outing with the bat on Friday night against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Wankhede Stadium...

15-Apr-2021 Mumbai

I know I am paid to slog : Chris Morris

A few days after he was denied strike on the last ball of the match against Punjab Kings as his captain Sanju Samson thought he won't be able to clear the boundary, Rajasthan Royals (RR) all-rounder Chris Morris proved he is no muck with the bat as he...

15-Apr-2021 Mumbai

David Miller, Chris Morris take RR home after early scare

South African flavour stood out in Rajasthan Royals' (RR) batting line-up as Chris Morris 18-ball 36 and a 43-ball 62 by David Miller helped the Jaipur franchise script a thrilling three-wicket win over Delhi Capitals (DC) in an Indian Premier League (IPL)...

15-Apr-2021 Mumbai

I had been waiting for this: Jaydev Unadkat after shaking DC

Rajasthan Royals (RR) left-arm pace bowler Jaydev Unadkat, who had a poor outing in the UAE during the Indian Premier League 2020 season, came back to form with a superb display of new-ball bowling (3/15) that shook the Delhi Capitals (DC) on Thursday night.The...

14-Apr-2021 Chennai

Glenn Maxwell's knock was the difference : Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli paid compliments to Glenn Maxwell saying that his team's No. 4 batsman was the difference in Wednesday's victory over SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH).Maxwell's 59 off 41 balls helped RCB make 149 for eight which...

14-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Babar Azam ends Kohli's reign as No.1 ODI batsman

Pakistan captain Babar Azam has climbed to the No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) rankings for ODI batsmen, thus ending his India counterpart Virat Kohli's nearly three and a half year reign at the top of the rankings.Babar's player of the...

13-Apr-2021 Chennai

Suryakumar Yadav bats fearlessly, that's what we want: Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma praised Suryakumar Yadav for his fearless batting even though the Mumbai Indians skipper considered the pitch at the MA Chidambaram tough for batsmen to play strokes from the word go."I think Yadav is carrying that form that he had when he played...

12-Apr-2021 Chennai

Bat fearlessly like Deepak Hooda : KL Rahul to teammates

A relieved Punjab Kings skipper K.L. Rahul called on his batsmen to bat fearlessly just like Deepak Hooda after his team managed to see off a resilient Rajasthan Royals led by Sanju Samson.Rahul, who himself made 91 off 50 deliveries, breathed a sigh of...

12-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Second half of the knock was my best in IPL : Sanju Samson

Sanju Samson wanted to keep the coin from the toss as a souvenir since Monday's match against Punjab Kings was his captaincy debut. However, the match referee did not allow him to do so. All that the new Rajasthan Royals (RR) skipper would be able to carry...

12-Apr-2021 Chennai

Sanju Samson's ton on IPL captaincy debut goes in vain as Punjab win

Sanju Samson (119 off 63 balls) scored a hundred on his Indian Premier League (IPL) captaincy debut but couldn't take Rajasthan Royals (RR) past the finish line, getting dismissed off the last of the match as his team lost to Punjab Kings (PK) by four runs...

12-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Big-hitting Gayle becomes first to hit 350 sixes in IPL

When Punjab Kings batsman Chris Gayle hoisted Rajasthan Royals' Ben Stokes for a six in his first over, he became the first batsman in Indian Premier League history to hit 350 sixes.Interestingly, no other batsman has even got 250 sixes with AB de Villiers...

11-Apr-2021 Chennai

We failed to execute plans while bowling: David Warner

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner said that the team failed to execute their plans while bowling and ended up conceding too many runs towards the end of the Kolkata Knight Riders (SRH) innings on Sunday.SRH lost to KKR by 10 runs in their first Indian...

11-Apr-2021 Chennai

The way top order guys batted was magnificient : Eoin Morgan

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Eoin Morgan was all praise for his top order batsmen after their 10-run win over SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their first game of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL)."Today was quite magnificent the way the guys at the top...

31-Mar-2021 Sydney

Cummins should be Australia's next captain : Michael Clarke

Former Australia captain Michael Clarke said that fast bowler Pat Cummins is the ideal candidate to take over as the team's skipper in all formats of the game. The post of Australia's captain has been in the news recently due to batsman and former skipper Steve...

30-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Rishabh Pant to lead Delhi Capitals in Iyer's absence

India wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant will lead Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in place of the injured Shreyas Iyer, the franchise confirmed in a statement on Tuesday. Iyer, who led Delhi Capitals to the final of the IPL 2020 season,...

28-Mar-2021 Pune

Disappointed with the finish: Sam Curran

England pace bowling all-rounder, Sam Curran who almost won the match and series for England with his unbeaten 95 (off 83 balls) said he was disappointed with the finish as his side lost the third and final ODI by just seven runs."We didn't win the game, but...

28-Mar-2021 Pune

Virat Kohli criticises scheduling, says playing in bio-bubble tough

After winning a closely-contested series against England, India skipper Virat Kohli questioned the scheduling of the matches and hoped that the authorities will look into it."Scheduling needs to be looked at in the future, [especially] in these times. Because...

28-Mar-2021 Pune

3rd ODI: India hang on to win by 7 runs, clinch series 2-1

India survived a scare from England all-rounder Sam Curran (95 not out off 83 balls) as they managed to beat England by a slender 7-run margin in the third and final One-day International here at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Sunday night...

27-Mar-2021 Pune

3rd ODI: India need early wickets in ODI series decider

India and England will lock horns in the third and final One-Day International (ODI) which will decide the winner of the ongoing three-match series here at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Sunday.After India had won the first match by 66 runs,...

27-Mar-2021 Mumbai

Mumbai Indians unveil new jersMumbai for IPL 2021

Defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) on Saturday unveiled their new jersey for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL)."The new jersey captures the composition of the five basic elements of the universe -- earth, water, fire, air and sky, each signifying the...

27-Mar-2021 Pune

India missing Hardik Pandya the bowler

India missed Hardik Pandya the bowler in the second One-day International as their fourth and fifth bowlers -- spinners Krunal Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav -- proved expensive on Friday. While Krunal leaked 72 runs in six overs, Yadav conceded 84 in 10 overs.As...

26-Mar-2021 Pune

2nd ODI: Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes pound India for big England win

Centurion Jonny Bairstow (124 off 112 balls, 11x4s, 7x6s) and Ben Stokes (99 off 52 balls, 10x6s, 4x4s) added 175 runs for the second wicket to help England chase a mammoth 337-run target set by India and win the second One-day International by six wickets and...

24-Mar-2021 New Delhi

No sir, I am a fast bowler! Prasidh Krishna

M. Krishna Prasad, an interior decorator in Bengaluru, is living his dream that was curtailed due to a bike accident injury, through his nephew M. Prasidh Krishna, the latest fast bowling sensation.On Tuesday night, Krishna Prasad, a maternal uncle of Prasidh...

24-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Shooting WC: India sweep women's 25m pistol medals, Tomar wins gold

Indian shooters did a clean sweep of medals in the women's 25m pistol event at the shooting World Cup on Wednesday with Chinki Yadav winning gold, Rahi Sarnobat winning silver and Manu Bhaker taking bronze. Meanwhile, Aishwary Pratap Tomar won gold in the men's...

23-Mar-2021 Pune

1st ODI: India thrash Eng by 66 runs, go 1-0 up

India beat England by 66 runs runs in the first One-day International with debutants all-rounder Krunal Pandya (58 not out off 31 balls) and speedster M. Prasidh Krishna (4/54) playing key roles with bat and ball here on Tuesday.India made 317/5 wickets in...

23-Mar-2021 Pune

Handing debuts to young cricketers continues to pay off for India

India's decision to hand out debuts paid dividends once again on Tuesday when all-rounder Krunal Pandya returned with the fastest-ever half-century on ODI debut, against England, here.Pandya's fearless attack and him catching the English bowlers by surprise...

21-Mar-2021 Raipur

India Legends win 1st Road Safety World Series cricket title

All-rounder Yusuf Pathan starred with an unbeaten 62 and two wickets as the Sachin Tendulkar-captained India Legends beat Sri Lanka Legends by 14 runs in the final to win the first Road Safety World Series T20 title here on Sunday.Pathan's two for 26 helped restrict...

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