Saturday, 23 June 2018

Tag Archives: IPL

‘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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Daredevils knock Mumbai Indians out of IPL with 11-run win

NEW DELHI: Delhi Daredevils knocked defending champions Mumbai Indians out of the Indian Premier League after the trio of Sandeep Lamichhane, Amit Mishra and Harshal Patel starred with three wickets apiece for a 11-run win in their last league match on Sunday. As it happened | Scorecard | Points Table ...

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Delhi Daredevils down Chennai Super Kings

MUMBAI: Delhi Daredevils restored some pride with an upset 34-run win over the formidable Chennai Super Kings in a dead rubber of the Indian Premier League here on Friday. Vijay Shankar (36 not out off 29 balls) and Harshal Patel (36 n.o., 16b) scripted Daredevils’ recovery with an unbeaten 65-run ...

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Afghan teen spinner signs for Hampshire

LONDON: Hampshire announced the signing of Afghan teenager Mujeeb Ur Rahman and New Zealand’s Colin Munro for the Twenty20 Blast. Mujeeb will be available for the whole of the county s T20 campaign and white-ball specialist opener Munro can play until he moves to the Caribbean Premier League in August. Mujeeb ...

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‘Spiderman’ de Villiers defies gravity with stunning catch

CAPE TOWN: South African cricket star AB de Villiers seems to make it a habit of being spectacular in whatever he does on a cricket field and the talismanic South African’s gravity-defying catch in Thursday’s Indian Premier League (IPL) match only added to his legend. The Sunrisers Hyderabad’s chase was ...

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IPL 2018: Pollard help MI beat KXIP in thriller

File Photo MUMBAI: Till the very end and throughout the course of the match, it was Punjab who had been ruling the roost with splendid performances. However, in the tinsel town on Wednesday, the KXIP vs MI game witnessed a very bollywoodish ending to a T20 game in which the ...

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Another awesome development for women’s cricket

MUMBAI: The BCCI announced on Tuesday that a Women’s T20 challenge match will be played ahead of the first IPL qualifier at the Wankhede Stadium on 22 May.  India internationals Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the two sides which will include women stars Ellyse Perry (Australia), Suzie Bates (New Zealand) ...

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Virat Kohli will boost English county cricket, says Chris Woakes

BIRMINGHAM: England paceman Chris Woakes said Friday that Virat Kohli’s decision to play for Surrey will raise the standard of English county cricket, as the Indian skipper faces criticism for missing a landmark Test. Kohli will skip Afghanistan’s first-ever Test, in Bangalore against India, to play county cricket in preparation ...

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IPL: Rajasthan Royals to face Chennai in do-or-die Match

JAIPUR: Back to winning ways after a hat-trick of defeats, a desperate Rajasthan Royals face a herculean task when they take on mighty Chennai Super Kings in a must-win Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Friday. Three consecutive defeats have more or less sealed their fate but Royals somehow managed ...

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