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Police crack down on IPL betting racket

Mitchell Johnson of the Mumbai Indians celebrates the wicket of Rising Pune Supergiant captain Steven Smith  in the last over during the final of the Vivo 2017 Indian Premier League between the Rising Pune Supergiant and the Mumbai Indians held at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad, India on the 21st May 2017

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MUMBAI: Indian police have arrested three men suspected of placing illegal bets on Indian Premier League matches, as authorities crack down on gambling rackets that emerge around the billion-dollar franchise every year. The suspects are accused of running an online betting syndicate from a residence in New Delhi. Nearly all ...

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Andre Russell’s returns, Brathwaite to lead Windies at Lord’s


ICC: Proceeds from T20I against Rest of the World XI will go towards renovation of five grounds in the Caribbean that were affected by hurricanes last year. Star all-rounder Andre Russell’s recent performances in ongoing IPL helped him secure a spot in the national team after a gap of almost ...

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IPL: Kings XI Punjab defeated Chennai by 4 runs


Chris Gayle – AFP Kings XI Punjab defeated Chennai Super Kings by 4 runs in yet another nail-biter match in the Indian Premier League (IPL 2018). Chasing a mammoth total of 198, CSK kept losing wickets at regular intervals, but in the end captain Dhoni (79 runs off 44 balls) ...

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Regaining home advantage an immediate priority for RCB

Regaining home advantage an immediate priority for RCB

BENGALURU: Prior to Royal Challengers Bangalore’s first game this season, captain Virat Kohli said this was ‘our most balanced side ever’. After the first round of games, it appeared Royal Challengers had the most unbalanced XI among all teams: a star-studded top four, followed by an untested middle order and a ...

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Sunrisers Hyderabad pull off thrillingwin over Mumbai Indians

Billy Stanlake and Deepak Hooda held their nerves to pull off a close win against Mumbai Indians (AFP)

Billy Stanlake and Deepak Hooda held their nerves to pull off a close win against Mumbai Indians (AFP) CHENNAI: In a thrilling match, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) defeated Mumbai Indians (MI) by 1 wicket in Match 7 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 at Hyderabad. With this win, SRH and ...

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IPL matches moved out of Chennai over security concerns


CHENNAI Super Kings will lose their home advantage for the rest of the IPL.* The IPL has decided to move their six remaining home games out of the city in the wake of protests during the venue’s first match and threats to disrupt more fixtures. Kasi Viswananthan, Super Kings’ chief ...

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Won’t play in IPL even if they invite me: Shahid Afridi

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LONDON: Shahid Afridi allegedly boasted that he wouldn’t play in the Indian Premier League even if invited to play for any of its eight teams. Afridi saying that he has been enjoying his time at the PSL and the league would overtake IPL in the future. “Even if they call ...

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I’ll never be predictable: Ashwin


MUMBAI: Ravichandran Ashwin has made bolder statements on Twitter, but on Monday he said the responsibility of leading Kings XI Punjab is an “opportunity to showcase” his captaincy skills and be “innovative”. Having been led all his IPL life by MS Dhoni, Ashwin, now 31, said being named captain was one of ...

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IPL 2018 – I would love to captain KKR : Chris Lynn

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MUMBAI: Chris Lynn would love to captain his IPL side, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and is quite excited about the idea. KKR are without the services of former skipper Gautam Gambhir after failing to retain him in the auctions held in January this year. Since then, speculations have been rife ...

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Ben Stokes due in court for first time after nightclub incident

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LONDON: England all-rounder Ben Stokes is set to appear in court for the first time on Tuesday after being charged with affray following an incident outside a nightclub that cost him his place on the Ashes tour. The 26-year-old all-rounder, who missed the trip to Australia after being suspended from ...

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