Saturday, 29 April 2017

Tag Archives: IPL

Ben Stokes injury a big concern for England ahead of Champions Trophy


LONDON: English all-rounder Ben Stokes might be a doubt for England’s Champions Trophy squad after he suffered an injury in an IPL game against Mumbai Indians. England are reportedly on alert with their medical staff monitoring the condition of the Englishman following the injury. While bowling in a league game ...

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McCullum thanks fans ahead of 100th IPL milestone

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KOLKATA: Brendon McCullum has paid tribute to his loyal fans and also his teammates ahead of his 100th IPL match on Friday (NZT). McCullum started his IPL career in 2008 with the Kolkata Knight Riders and has since played for the Kochi Tuskers, the Chennai Super Kings and now the Gujarat Lions. McCullum tweeted early ...

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Zaheer Khan gets engaged to Sagarika Ghatge

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  MUMBAI: All this while, to be or not to be was the question for Zaheer Khan. But on Monday, the former India speedster finally got engaged to Bollywood actress Sagarika Ghatge. Zaheer, who is also the Delhi Daredevils captain in this edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) took ...

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IPL: Amla’s maiden T20 century in vain


HYDERABAD: South African batsman Hashim Amla cracked his maiden Twenty20 century but his efforts for his Indian Premier League side Kings XI Punjab went in vain. Amla hit a 60-ball 104 not out to help Punjab post 198-4 but Mumbai Indians passed his team’s score with 27 balls to spare ...

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IPL : Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Delhi Daredevils by 15 runs

RPT:Hyderabad : Kane Williamson of SRH plays a shot during the IPL cricket match against Delhi Daredevils in Hyderabad on Wednesday. PTI Photo/Sportzpics(PTI4_19_2017_000219B)

HYDERABAD: The young guns of Delhi came up short after a Kane Williamson masterclass on Wednesday. The New Zealand captain made his first appearance in IPL X a memorable one for Sunrisers Hyderabad as they added Delhi Daredevils to the list of teams that succumbed to the hosts’ never-say-die attitude. ...

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KKR bring Daredevils down to earth

Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan shared a century stand to drag Kolkata Knight Riders to a four-wicket victory over Delhi Daredevils. Set 169 to win, Pandey (69no) and Pathan (59) shared a 110-run stand off 72 balls to rescue Kolkata from a perilous position at 21-3. The victory – the ...

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Aaron Finch misses IPL match for bizarre reason


MUMBAI: In what could be termed as one of the most bizarre reasons to miss a match, Gujarat Lions’ overseas batsman Aaron Finch could not feature in their IPL-10 clash against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium as the Australian did not have his kit bag with him. Finch’s kit ...

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India captain Kohli passed fit to play in IPL


MUMBAI: India captain Virat Kohli has recovered from his shoulder injury and is fit to play in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) said. Kohli missed the franchise’s first three matches as he underwent rehabilitation after injuring his right shoulder ...

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Muttiah Muralitharan backs Ashwin to do well abroad


MUMBAI: Former Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan feels that Indian off-spinner R. Ashwin doesn’t need anything extra in his armoury to succeed abroad. Ashwin has taken bucketful of wickets during the home season but hasn’t been equally successful during previous overseas tours. “He is bowling well and at the top ...

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IPL 2017: Why RCB axed Gayle to include AB de Villiers

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BANGALORE: Royal Challengers Bangalore have now lost two out of three matches in the Indian Premier league (IPL) 2017, but AB de Villiers’ entry into the playing XI has given them a positive sign. The South African plundered an unbeaten 89 off just 46 balls to single-handedly guide RCB to ...

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