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Gaikwad leads CSK to 9-wicket win, KXIP’s campaign ends

Abu Dhabi, Nov 1 (IANS): Opener Ruturaj Gaikwad on Sunday scored a third consecutive half century to help Chennai Super Kings (CSK) finish their 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) season on a high and end Kings XI Punjab’s (KXIP) hopes of making ...

01 Nov 2020

IPL: MI stroll to nine-wicket win over DC

Dubai, Oct. 31 (IANS): Mumbai Indians (MI) on Saturday strolled to a nine-wicket win over Delhi Capitals (DC) in the Indian Premier League. Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult wreaked havoc on the DC batting lineup, restricting them to 110 for 9 wickets a...

31 Oct 2020

We have bitter taste from last time, we’ll win — Langer

New Delhi, Oct. 30 (IANS): Australia cricket team coach Justin Langer has said that the forthcoming Test series against India will be a tough one but they have the team to win the four-match rubber this time. Australia had lost a home Test series aga...

30 Oct 2020

Aus vs Ind: MCG to allow maximum 25K spectators for Boxing Day Test

Melbourne, Oct. 28 (IANS): A cap of 25,000 — which is one-fourth of the total capacity of the Melbourne Cricket Ground — has been kept for the Boxing Day Test to be played between Australia and India this year amid the ongoing Covid-19 pa...

28 Oct 2020

IPL world’s best tournament: Ganguly over the moon with ratings

New Delhi, Oct. 28 (IANS): BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has been overwhelmed with the response which the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is getting in terms of viewership and ratings. The IPL 2020 edition was initially scheduled t...

28 Oct 2020

IPL: CSK hang in by a thread after beating RCB by 8 wickets

Dubai, Oct. 25 (PTI): Chennai Super Kings finally displayed the much-needed intent, keeping themselves just mathematically alive with a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore in an Indian Premier League match here on Sund...

25 Oct 2020

IPL: Chakravarthy, Rana and Narine star in KKR’s win over DC

Abu Dhabi, Oct. 24 (IANS): Leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy’s five-wicket haul and scintillating half-centuries from Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine combined to hand Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) a valuable 59-run win over Delhi Capitals (DC) in an In...

24 Oct 2020

Kohli is best across formats among peers — Joe Root

New Delhi, Oct. 24 (IANS): India captain Virat Kohli is the most complete cricketer across formats, England Test captain Joe Root has said. Root said he didnt consider himself in the top bracket of batsmen, including Australia’s Steve Smith, an...

24 Oct 2020

Two Zimbabwe players test positive for Covid-19

Harare, Oct. 23 (IANS): Two Zimbabwe players, Regis Chakabva and Timycen Maruma – who were on standby for the upcoming tour of Pakistan – have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, both were par...

23 Oct 2020

‘Pending SC issues’ keep Indians out of ICC chairperson’s post

New Delhi, Oct. 20 (IANS): No Indian has apparently filed a nomination for the post of International Cricket Council (ICC) chairperson due to ‘matters pending with Supreme Court’, it has been learnt, although there has been no confirmatio...

20 Oct 2020

Struggling CSK, like other teams, skip IPL transfer window

New Delhi, Oct. 20 (IANS): Despite Chennai Super Kings (CSK) struggling to put up a winning combination and their middle-order batting failing, the franchise has decided not to use the mid-season transfer window to bring in fresh players. Apart from ...

20 Oct 2020

Warner shatters Kohli’s record to score fastest 5K runs in IPL

Abu Dhabi, Oct. 19 (IANS): Australian opener David Warner has shattered ace Indian batsman Virat Kohli’s record of scoring fastest 5,000 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Warner achieved the feat during SunRisers Hyderabad’s game a...

19 Oct 2020

Dhoni becomes first to play 200 IPL matches

Abu Dhabi, Oct. 19 (IANS): Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni became the first cricketer to play 200 Indian Premier League (IPL) matches when his side took the field against Rajasthan Royals here on Monday. Asked about the feat at the toss, D...

19 Oct 2020

IPL: Lockie Ferguson locks it for Kolkata Knight Riders in Super Over

Abu Dhabi, Oct. 18 (PTI): A fast and furious Lockie Ferguson produced one of the most incredible bowling performances of this IPL edition to lead Kolkata Knight Riders to a thrilling Super Over win over Sunrisers Hyderabad, here on Sunday. Ferguson p...

18 Oct 2020

IPL: AB blinder sets up RCB’s incredible win over RR

Dubai, Oct. 17 (PTI): AB de Villiers’ swashbuckling 22-ball 55 fashioned an incredible seven-wicket victory for Royal Challengers Bangalore over Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League match here on Saturday. Chasing 178, De Villiers smash...

17 Oct 2020

Hope BCCI will allow more cricketers for T10 League — Chief organiser

New Delhi, Oct. 16 (IANS): The organisers of the Abu Dhabi T10 League are hoping that the Indian cricket board would allow more retired Indian players to participate in the fourth edition of the competition early next year, Shaji-ul-Mulk, founder and...

16 Oct 2020

IPL: Gayle back in training, recovers from stomach bug

Sharjah, Oct. 13 (IANS): Kings XI Punjab opening batsman Chris Gayle is back on the training ground, having recovered from his stomach bug and is likely to be available for their next IPL 2020 match against Royal Challengers Bangalore to be played on...

13 Oct 2020

IPL 2020: RCB moves into top three after thrashing KKR

Sharjah, Oct. 13 (IANS): Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have moved up to the third spot in the points table in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) following their emphatic win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). On Monday evening, Virta Kohli-le...

13 Oct 2020

Started sample collection of IPL players in the UAE — NADA

New Delhi, Oct. 12 (PTI): The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) on Monday said it has started collecting samples of players competing in the Indian Premier League in the UAE after enlisting personnel from Dubai. The agency posted a tweet to confirm ...

12 Oct 2020

KKR’s Sunil Narine reported for suspect bowling action

Abu Dhabi, Oct. 11 (IANS): Kolkata Knight Riders off-spinner Sunil Narine has once again been reported for bowling with a suspected illegal action during his team’s two-run win against Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League here. “T...

11 Oct 2020

IPL: Tewatia, Parag snap Rajasthan Royals’ four-match losing streak

Dubai, Oct. 11 (PTI): Rahul Tewatia’s uncanny ability to win tricky games rescued Rajasthan Royals yet again as they eked out a five-wicket victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad to snap their four-match losing streak in the IPL, here on Sunday. T...

11 Oct 2020

IPL: KKR snatch two-run win over KXIP in Abu Dhabi thriller

Abu Dhabi, Oct. 10 (IANS): Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Saturday snatched victory from the jaws of defeat against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. Defending a target of 165, KKR conceded just 13 runs and took three wickets in the...

10 Oct 2020

Some Chennai Super Kings batsmen think of CSK as govt. job — Sehwag

Dubai, Oct. 9 (IANS): Former India opener Virender Sehwag has lashed out at the Chennai Super Kings batsmen, saying some of them think of the franchise as a “government job”. The MS Dhoni-led side suffered their fourth defeat of the ongoi...

09 Oct 2020

Got on the plane for UAE with ‘parent’s love and blessing’, says Stokes

Dubai, Oct. 7 (IANS): Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Ben Stokes has stated that he had his family’s blessings to return to cricket action in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 edition. Stokes arrived in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)on ...

07 Oct 2020

Aussie women match Ponting-era record with 21 straight wins

Brisbane, Oct. 7 (PTI/AP): The Australian women’s team beat New Zealand by 232 runs Wednesday to record its 21st consecutive win in one-day international cricket and equal a world mark set by Ricky Ponting’s Australian men’s team in...

07 Oct 2020