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Tag Archives: IPL

IPL losing fizz as matches drag past midnight

HYDERABAD: One of the irritating features of the 12th edition of the IPL is that the majority of the matches are finishing way beyond the schedule time of 11.20 pm. Some of the matches are going well past midnight. The matches are stretching too far into the night and this ...

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Alzarri Joseph breaks Sohail Tanveer’s record in IPL

HYDERABAD: West Indies paceman Alzarri Joseph enjoyed a dream Indian Premier League (IPL) debut  claiming  beast ever figures of 6-12  to break Pakistan’s Sohail Tanveer’s 8-year-old record. The Caribbean fast bowler created history in his IPL debut  for Mumbai Indians  as he went past the previous best bowling effort of ...

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IPL: Du Plessis 50 helps Chennai tame Punjab

CHENNAI: South Africa’s Faf du Plessis struck a brisk half-century in his first Indian Premier League game of the season to help Chennai Super Kings outplay Kings XI Punjab by 22 runs on Saturday. Du Plessis made 54 off 38 deliveries in his team’s 160-3, a total their bowlers defended ...

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IPL: Jonny Bairstow, bowlers take Hyderabad to top

NEW DELHI: A quickfire 48 by England’s Jonny Bairstow and disciplined bowling helped Sunrisers Hyderabad climb to the top of the Indian Premier League table after a five-wicket win over Delhi Capitals. Chasing a modest 130 for victory, Hyderabad depended on Bairstow’s 28-ball blitz to achieve the target with nine ...

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IPL match-fixing allegations: Former Indian coach arrested

MUMBAI: Former Indian women’s cricket team coach Tushar Arothe was arrested, in Indian district Vadodara, in connection with Indian Premier League (IPL) betting charges along with 18 others. The Detection of Crime branch officials arrested Arothe with the betting racket during a raid in his café. DCB arrested 19 persons ...

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Lalit Modi reveals match-fixing incident in IPL 2019

NEW DELHI: Lalit Kumar Modi, the former commissioner of Indian Premier League (IPL) has alleged that match-fixing took place during an IPL match played between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). He tweeted a video of the match in which DC wicketkeeper Rishbah Pant can be heard on ...

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Fans unhappy with Kohli, RCB team after poor start

NEW DELHI: They have flattered to deceive time and again, but Royal Challengers Bangalore has been one of the most followed teams in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). With Virat Kohli as captain and players like AB de Villiers in its ranks, RCB has managed to be ...

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IPL: Malinga likely to play next two matches for Mumbai Indians

MUMBAI: Lasith Malinga is likely to be available for the next two IPL matches for Mumbai Indians after Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) softened its stance on the participation of the veteran pacer in a domestic ODI tournament. SLC had earlier announced that only those players would be eligible for selection ...

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Harbhajan Singh denies he cried in front of Symonds

  SYDNEY-AFP: Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh has refuted claims from Andrew Symonds that he broke down and cried in apologising over the infamous “monkeygate” scandal, telling the Australian to “grow up”. Symonds on Sunday recounted what he claimed was a truce between the pair called three years after the ugly ...

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Mystery spinner stuns at IPL auction

JAIPUR: Little-known Indian mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy hit the jackpot at the Indian Premier League auction Tuesday after he was snared for $1.2 million by Kings XI Punjab. The price tag surprised pundits gathered at Jaipur for the 2019 Twenty20 tournament auction, where the 27-year-old only had a base price ...

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