There is hardly any doubt for stating the fact that Indian Premier League has become the most anticipated cricketing event in India and arguably around the globe. With edge of the seat thrilling cricketing encounters to after party gossips to the ringing controversies in the news columns, every aspect of the tournament makes it to the newspapers. The forthcoming edition of IPL in 2014 would be grander considering that the player auctions are to be held on an all inclusive basis, thus every team would get a new look and there will be evening out of stronger and weaker teams.
The IPL news doing the rounds is that the imminent 2014 IPL might get a new team to replace Pune Warriors India, which has quit the league after IPL 6. Further, after the spot fixing and betting scandal unearthed during knock out stages of last IPL, any new development made by the BCCI in the IPL is bound to become latest ipl news. Moreover, with legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Adam Gilchrist quitting the league, cricket followers would be eager to know the fate of their teams in their absence, which they would get through ipl 2014 news.
The Delhi Daredevils franchise has left the fans completely shocked by not retaining any player for the next edition of the Indian Premier League. There were quite a few players in the Daredevils squad whom other franchises would have loved retaining, but, it seems that the newly appointed Daredevils coach Gary Kirsten wants to build a completely new team and that’s why, he has kept the... Read More
It seems bowlers’ woes have become perennial in the ongoing India – Australia ODI series, given the flat batting friendly wickets in India and the recently put into effect ‘2 new ball’ rule with just 4 fielders outside the 30 yard circle. This fact was conspicuous when Australia, batting first in the 6th ODI and looking to seal the series after having a lead of 2-1 in... Read More
The thrill and excitement from winning in the second test match against Pakistan to level the series 1-1 and keeping their away from home record unblemished from a loss for 7 years running was doused to a certain level for number one ICC Test side, South Africa. The reason for this was that Faf du Plesis was found guilty of ball tampering during the test match. The third umpire for the match,... Read More
It has been a roller coaster ride for India and Australia, in the 7 match ODI series until now. While Australia was superior to India in the first ODI and they registered a 72 runs victory, second ODI was exactly the opposite for both teams. India recorded second highest run chase in the history of One Day International for the loss of mere one wicket. The third ODI was a tough contest and just... Read More
After having floored by Australia in the first One Day International at Pune, India again lost the toss in the second ODI and was asked to ball first in the second ODI at Jaipur. Australia recorded only for the second time in ODI history wherein top five batsmen went past half century mark. With captain George Bailey blasting 92 unbeaten runs in just 50 deliveries, Australia posted their second... Read More
New Zealand has commenced their test match series against Bangladesh at the Zohur Ahmed Chowdhary Stadium of Chittagong by winning the toss and opting to bat first in the match. Fulton and Rutherford gave a sturdy start to the visiting team and after the wicket of Rutherford fell, Kane Williamson built on the start. While Rutherford completed his half century and got out on 74, Kane Williamson... Read More
Mumbai Indians qualified for the knock out stages of the 2013 Champions League courtesy of Rajasthan Royals’ victory over Otago Volts. With Trinidad and Tobago to face in the second semi final of the league scheduled at Delhi’s Firozshah Kotla ground, Mumbai Indians had a tough task on the bowling aiding wicket with bowling being the forte for Trinidad and Tobago. Trinidad and... Read More
Chennai Super Kings have made a name of being perennial finalist for any tournament which they take part in. After winning the first three matches in the group stages of 2013 Champions League, Chennai Super Kings faced Trinidad and Tobago in the fourth and final group match. While Chennai Super Kings had already won a semi final berth in the Champions League and a win in their match against... Read More
Brendon McCullum led Otago Volts took field against Highveld Lions on the back of 14 consecutive wins. However, what transpired on the field was simply extraordinary. After winning the toss, Otago Volts decided to bowl first. Highveld Lions’ innings was buoyed by their wicketkeeper batsman Quinton de Kock. Quinton de Kock stood ground amidst falling wickets and remained unbeaten at the... Read More
Chennai Super Kings showed once again why they are considered as perennial contenders to the title of any tournament they play, as the men in yellow held their nerves in a high scoring contest. The two time IPL Champions and also once Champions League title holders were up against the most nascent team in the IPL line up, Sunrisers Hyderabad. Sunrisers have performed inspiringly in their maiden... Read More
The 2013 Champions League has until now lived up to the expectation. Except the two matches washed away by rain, all other matches have managed to keep the viewers and stadium audiences stuck on their seat until the very end. However, the Group B match between Brisbane Heat and Titans proved to be a thriller which T20 format is famous for providing. A crucial tie up in the Group B considering... Read More
Chennai Super Kings, the perennial finalist for Indian Premier League, began their Champions League contest with a win over South African team, Titans. It was first time that M S Dhoni was playing at the new stadium of Ranchi, his home town. M S Dhoni won the toss in front of a packed stadium of exhilarated crowd supporting M S Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings and opted to bowl first... Read More
Hotel ITC Maurya Sherton of New Delhi had BCCI bigwigs of BCCI disciplinary committee like N Srinivasan, Arun Jaitley and Niranjan Shah meeting on 13th Sep 2013 to decide their verdict on the tainted IPL 6 spot fixing cricketers. As it was expected, BCCI had meted a strict treatment to the guilty cricketers after following the results of their investigation. S Sreesanth, who had represented... Read More
The resurrection of form which the Australian team showed in the T20 format after a dismal show on the field against England in the Ashes series had raised the anticipation for the 5 match ODI series. However, rain played havoc during the first ODI match as the field umpires were forced by incessant rains to call off the match without even a single delivery being bowled. This had effectively... Read More