Sunday, 24 February 2019

Tag Archives: Indian Premier League

‘Age just a number’ for Dhoni’s 30-something IPL champs

Mahendra Singh Dhoni said fitness was more important than youth as he celebrated winning the Indian Premier League at the age of 36 – and looked increasingly good for a fourth World Cup next year. Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings drew criticism for picking ageing warriors in the IPL auction, but ...

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Faf Du Plessis takes Chennai into IPL final

MUMBAI: A fighting unbeaten half-century under pressure from Faf du Plessis helped Chennai Super Kings edge past Sunrisers Hyderabad by two wickets in the first qualifier here on Tuesday to enter the final of the Indian Premier League. Needing 140 runs to win, Chennai made heavy weather of what should ...

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Gayle believes that Preity Zinta deserves the IPL trophy

AFP MUMBAI: The Kings XI Punjab have participated in every season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ever since the inception of the tournament back in 2008. However, they haven’t won the league even a single time. Meanwhile, Preity Zinta, who has been associated with the franchise from the opening ...

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IPL players will soon earn $1m per match

LONDON: Indian Premier League founder Lalit Modi believes there will come a time when players will earn $1 million dollars per game while warning that the traditional programme of matches between countries “will disappear”. A Twenty20 domestic franchise competition launched a decade ago, which has spawned a host of imitators ...

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IPL auction: Most shocking deals

MUMBAI: From the unheralded 16-year-old making 700 grand to the one-Test wonder with a two-million-dollar deal, the weekend’s Indian Premier League auction threw up plenty of surprises. We take a look at some of the more shocking deals made over the weekend. MUJEEB ZADRAN – $A776,000 – Kings XI Punjab ...

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