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IPL 2016: Bouncer's blow was like getting hit on the face by a truck, says George Bailey
IPL 2016: Bouncer's blow was like getting hit on the face by a truck, says George Bailey

Bailey’s helmet detached and fell behind the stumpsRising Pune Supergiants batsman George Bailey said that being struck on the helmet by the bouncer bowled by Nathan Coulter-Nile was "like getting hit in the face by a truck”. The incident happened in the second innings during the match against Delhi Daredevils on Tuesday in Visakhapatnam.During the last delivery of the seventh over of the RPSG innings, Coulter-Nile bowled a short

May 18 2016
RPS vs DD, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Updated Points Table
RPS vs DD, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Updated Points Table

RPS players celebrate the fall of De Kock’s wicketThe Match 49 of the IPL saw the Rising Pune Supergiants take on Delhi Daredevils at Visakhapatnam. It was going to be a crucial encounter for DD in the quest for top four spots. RPS were already out of the race, but DD was well in with a chance even for a top two finish having three games in hand.See also : VIVO IPL 2016 Purple Cap Holder: List of Highest wicket takersRPS had

May 18 2016
IPL 2016, RPS vs DD Match 49 Preview: Can the Daredevils hold their nerves to reach the top 4?
IPL 2016, RPS vs DD Match 49 Preview: Can the Daredevils hold their nerves to reach the top 4?

RPS will try to end the season on a positive noteThe Delhi Daredevils have opened up the competition for playoff places by losing 2 of their last 3 matches. The Mumbai Indians and the Royal Challengers Bangalore are hot on their heels in pursuit of a top 4 position. Skipper Zaheer Khan has a lot of experience and with the expertise of Rahul Dravid, the Daredevils will be hopeful of working out their strategies well and make this season of the IPL

May 16 2016
RCB vs GL and KKR vs RPS, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Updated Points Table
RCB vs GL and KKR vs RPS, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Updated Points Table

RCB v/s GL, BangaloreRoyal Challengers Bangalore took on Gujarat Lions in the 44th game of the IPL as they begun their do or die run for the playoff spot. They had to win every single game from that stage and one more loss would mean that Kohli’s side needed to wait one more season to win their maiden IPL title.Last time these two teams met, it was the Kohli show that lit up the stadium at Rajkot with his first ever T20 ton. Despite his bri

May 15 2016
Usman Khawaja's name misspelled on Rising Pune Supergiants jersey
Usman Khawaja's name misspelled on Rising Pune Supergiants jersey

Usman Khawaja is displeased with the jersey he will have to wearAustralian batsman Usman Khawaja has received an unexpected welcome to the IPL. He has tweeted his amusement at having his name misspelled on the back of his jersey. He arrived in India on Tuesday, and joined the rest of the Rising Pune Supergiants team on Wednesday.Also read: Delhi Daredevils (DD) vs Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) IPL 2016 Live Cricket Score & Ball by B

IPL Fantasy League 2016 Tips: Delhi Daredevils vs Rising Pune Supergiants, Match 33
IPL Fantasy League 2016 Tips: Delhi Daredevils vs Rising Pune Supergiants, Match 33

DD vs RPSGTransfers made – 2; Transfers remaining – 38Andre Russell out – Usman Khawaja in (if he opens)Gautam Gambhir out – Bhuvneshwar Kumar in (combination pick)(uncapped) Robin Uthappa out – Rishabh Pant in Batting captain/Full match captain – Quinton de Kock (flat deck)/ Ajinkya Rahane (turner)Bowling captain – Chris MorrisBatting captaincy options – Quinton de Kock, Ajinkya

May 5 2016
IPL 2016, DD vs RPS Match 33 Preview: Will the Supergiants rise above the Daredevils?
IPL 2016, DD vs RPS Match 33 Preview: Will the Supergiants rise above the Daredevils?

Rishabh Pant will look to continue his form for DDThe Delhi Daredevils marched past the Gujarat Lions, beating them by 8 wickets in their own backyard. U-19 World Cup star Rishabh Pant took the attack against the Gujarat bowlers and hit them to all parts of the ground. Pant scored a blistering 69 of just 40 deliveries with his wide range of shots and fearless approach to the new ball. The Daredevils have now won 5 times in 7 matches played and ar

May 5 2016
DD vs RPS Match Prediction: Who will win the match between Delhi Daredevils and Rising Pune Supergiants, IPL 2016, Match 33
DD vs RPS Match Prediction: Who will win the match between Delhi Daredevils and Rising Pune Supergiants, IPL 2016, Match 33

Dhoni will have to come good with the bat for RPS to winThe Rising Pune Supergiants travel to Delhi to take on the mighty Delhi Daredevils in the game No. 33 of the Vivo IPL, 2016. If the current form is anything to go by, expect Delhi to win comfortably. However, Delhi could be in for a rude shock if complacency flows into their game. MS Dhoni's Supergiants have struggled to get any sort of momentum in this tournament but they would like to

May 5 2016
IPL 2016: Rajat Bhatia opens up about MS Dhoni's captaincy and Pune's injury woes
IPL 2016: Rajat Bhatia opens up about MS Dhoni's captaincy and Pune's injury woes

Dhoni has had to contend with injuries to some of his key players during this seasonDespite managing only two wins from eight matches, the mood in the Rising Pune Supergiants camp is still upbeat. According to all-rounder Rajat Bhatia, the management feels that the replacements for the injured personnel could help turn their fortunes around.Indian Express reported the 36-year old speaking on Dhoni’s ability to weather chaos and the chances

May 4 2016
Rising Pune Supergiants add George Bailey to IPL 9 roster as replacement for Faf du Plessis
Rising Pune Supergiants add George Bailey to IPL 9 roster as replacement for Faf du Plessis

Geroge Bailey has previously played for CSK and KXIPAustralian batsman George Bailey has joined the Rising Pune Supergiants squad for the rest of the IPL 2016 season, as a replacement for Faf du Plessis, who is out with a finger injury. Bailey’s addition will be priceless reinforcement for the struggling RPS side, who have lost the services of four overseas players since the start of the tournament.Apart from Du Plessis, RPS are also withou

May 2 2016
Why George Bailey is the unluckiest cricketer of this generation
Why George Bailey is the unluckiest cricketer of this generation

He was left out of the team despite performing wellThe selection of teams, and in particular, the selection of players for a country to a tour or any major league are often challenging and hard-pressing for selectors if they have a huge bench strength and an array of talented players to choose from their pool. Despite the challenges, there are certain ways to hand-pick a few with an assertion that a team has enough balance in its store without an

Mar 15 2016
IPL insiders reveal reasons behind Usman Khawaja and Martin Guptill going unsold at the auction
IPL insiders reveal reasons behind Usman Khawaja and Martin Guptill going unsold at the auction

Usman Khawaja, who led Sydney Thunder to BBL glory, surprisingly, went unsold at the IPL auctionsWith the surprise generated by the big pay packages earned by many of the Indian domestic cricketers as well as the shock caused by the omission of big-name T20 players like Martin Guptill and Usman Khawaja at the IPL auctions held on February 6 gradually settling down, sources close to the various franchises have shed light on the rati

Feb 8 2016
Top 5 superstars who surprisingly went unsold in the IPL auction
Top 5 superstars who surprisingly went unsold in the IPL auction

Loud, ceremonious, crazy and bizarre. That was how the IPL 8 auctions went. Perhaps most franchises got the players they wanted though it has to be admitted that some walked away happier than the others. In the end, some teams do look very strong on paper.  But there were also some strange decisions made and crazy bids launched that have set tongues wagging. The decision to buy Pawan Negi for 8.5 crores - the highest price for an Indian pla

Feb 7 2016
IPL Auction 2016: Unsold XI
IPL Auction 2016: Unsold XI

Of the 351 players that were in the pool for the IPL Auction 2016, only 94 were sold. As the vast majority of the players went unsold, it should come as no surprise if they are plenty of unhappy players.Also read: IPL 2016 Schedule, complete Time Table, Match Timings, PDF downloadWhile some of the players, like the uncapped players wouldn't have expected to be picked, there were plenty of internationals, who were unlucky to miss out. Sha

Feb 7 2016
George Bailey shifts blame onto David Warner for their on-field misunderstanding
George Bailey shifts blame onto David Warner for their on-field misunderstanding

David Warner and George Bailey discuss whether they should decide to opt for the reviewGeorge Bailey has spoken out to Australian radio channels regarding his misunderstanding with David Warner in the ODI against New Zealand on Wednesday, saying that the opener did not take his advice. Pushing blame off himself, he hit back at accusatory reports, and said that Warner had been himself to blame.He also revealed an argument that the two players

Feb 5 2016
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