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Kolkata Knight Riders players  | File- PTI
IPL: KKR win toss, opt to bowl against DD

Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to field against Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League match here today.      

30 minutes ago

Former Test skipper Ricky Ponting. (File photo | PTI)
Harbhajan, Raina in Ponting’s Best IPL XI of 2017

Raina has made 309 runs in the eight matches he has played so far at a strike rate of 141.74.

2 hours ago

Brendon McCullum during a training session in Bengaluru .| (Vinod Kumar T | EPS)
Bangalore not looking at past, focussed on remaining six games

Tuesday’s washout against Sunrisers Hyderabad has only made things harder for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

27 Apr 2017

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IPL: KKR beat Pune by seven wickets to jump to top spot

Earlier, Steven Smith led from the front with an unbeaten 51 to lift Rising Pune Supergiant to a challenging 182 for five.

26 Apr 2017

Yuzvendra Chahal Barinder Saran Mohd Nabi and Tymal Mills wait for the rain to stop during the IPL 10 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad in Bengaluru on Tuesday. | PTI
Raindrops on RCB hopes of staying alive in IPL-10

This was the last thing Royal Challengers Bangalore wanted. Rain did not allow their game against Sunrisers Hyderabad to even start on Tuesday.

26 Apr 2017

Gautam Gambhir says his harsh words spurred his team against RCB  | Picture Courtesy:  BCCI
Inspired by Kolkata jersey, Gambhir puts national recall on hold

The words ‘intensity’ and ‘passion’ are mainstays when Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir takes to the mic. He displays it in abundance when he speaks.

26 Apr 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir (File | PTI)
It's more difficult to maintain intensity from last match: KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir

Kolkata thrashed Bangalore by 82 runs at the Eden Gardens on Sunday confining the 2016 IPL champions to a paltry 49.

25 Apr 2017

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma fined 50 percent of match fee for showing dissent

Rohit Sharma has been fined 50 percent of his match fee for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during their IPL encounter against Rising Pune Supergiant.

25 Apr 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders celebrate their victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday | BCCI
Resurgent Pune Supergiant to face formidable Kolkata Knight Riders

On a roll after three back-to-back wins, the resurgent Rising Pune Supergiant will face a tough challenge when they take on two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders.

25 Apr 2017

Veteran India all-rounder Irfan Pathan. | PTI File Photo
IPL lifeline for Irfan Pathan as Gujarat Lions sign him

Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan got an IPL lifeline after the struggling Gujarat Lions roped him as Dwayne Bravo's replacement.

25 Apr 2017

Rising Pune Supergiant RPS owner Sanjeev Goenka with new captain Steve Smith and players Ben Stokes and Ajinkya Rahane unveils the team jersey for IPL season 10 in New Delhi on Thursday. | PTI
I'm happy with my batting, says Ajinkya Rahane despite lack of runs

Ajinkya Rahane is a contented man as long as his contributions are bringing out positive results for his side.

25 Apr 2017

Rising Pune Supergiants players celebrate the dismissal of Kieron Pollard during the IPL match against Mumbai Indians in Mumbai on Monday. | PTI
Pune skipper praises Stokes, Unadkat after Mumbai win

Rising Pune Supergiant skipper Steve Smith lavished praise on Ben Stokes and Jaydev Unadkat for keeping their cool and bowling the team to a close win.

25 Apr 2017

Mumbai Indians Harbhajan singh greets the victorious during the IPL match against Rising Pune Supergiants in Mumbai on Monday. | PTI
IPL: Home truths & more Pune blues for Rohit’s boys

As the Mumbai Indians went out whining and kicking, their mentor Sachin Tendulkar oversaw the defeat.

25 Apr 2017

View of the MCA Stadium in Pune
Pune curator breathes sigh of relief after close encounters & packed stands

The last match that Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium hosted ahead of the IPL saw the pitch get a poor rating from ICC as the Test match between India and Australia ended in the post-tea session

25 Apr 2017

KKR celebrating after the wicket of RCB batsman Chris Gayle falls. (PTI)
Campaign at crossroads, RCB eye batting revival against Hyderabad

How the mighty have fallen. A team that prided itself on its batting prowess being unable to chase down a pretty small score by T20 standards is disappointing to see.

25 Apr 2017

Ben Stokes bowled an economical penultimate over and conceded just seven runs  and giving his team 16 runs to defend in the last over. (PTI)
IPL: Pune beat Mumbai Indians by three runs in tense finish

Needing 24 off the last 12 balls, Ben Stokes bowled an economical penultimate over and conceded just seven runs.

24 Apr 2017

Sunrisers Hyderabad paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar (File | PTI)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar is one of best pacers in IPL history: Muttiah Muralitharan

Muralitharan said spinners have done well in every IPL and there should not be any comparison between spinners and fast bowlers.

24 Apr 2017

Sunrisers Hyderabad's all-rounder Ben Cutting (File | PTI)
RCB remain formidable despite last-match collapse, says SRH all-rounder Ben Cutting

Cutting said Hyderabad is not out of contention because four wins in seven games is a good enough campaign so far.

24 Apr 2017

Delhi Daredevils coach Rahul Dravid (Photo |PTI)
Funny to have highest net run-rate and be only sixth in IPL: Delhi Daredevils coach Rahul Dravid

Dravid backed his side saying he has full faith that his players will turn it around in the upcoming matches of the IPL.

24 Apr 2017

RCB’s Chris Gayle along with others playing football during their practice session at M Chinnaswamy stadium, Bengaluru. | (Jithendera M | EPS)
Post 'Summar of 49', Royal Challengers Bangalore desperate to sing redemption song

Stung by a batting debacle, RCB have the onerous task of picking up pieces when they face defending champion Sunrisers Hyderabad tomorrow.

24 Apr 2017

Chris Woakes with skipper Gautam Gambhir (File Photo | PTI)
Skipper Gambhir asked us to show some intent and pride: Chris Woakes

Gambhir wanted his bowlers to show "intent and pride" which, Woakes feels, helped in dismissing RCB for 49 runs.

24 Apr 2017