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Satire: An Indian coaching XI
Satire: An Indian coaching XI

Mumbai’s coaching staff has big names in it Secretly taking cue from Mumbai Indians’ success with multi-talented coaches in this year’s IPL and to avoid any country vs club debate, BCCI announced an Indian coaching XI, a group of 11 players that will coach the Indian team. A former coach from Australia was contacted by the BCCI to help with the process and was told to report to the BCCI advisory panel. Afte

Jun 26 2015
Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Delhi Daredevils by six runs
Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Delhi Daredevils by six runs

Saurabh Tiwary and Kedar Jadhav of Delhi Daredevils during the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad Raipur, May 10: Kedar Jadhav's valiant unbeaten knock of 63 in 34 balls went in vain as Delhi Daredevils lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad by six runs in an Indian Premier League encounter at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium here on Saturday. After winning the toss and choosing to bat, Sunrisers posted 163/4 thanks to Moi

May 10 2015
Sunrisers coach Tom Moody heaps praise on match winner Eoin Morgan
Sunrisers coach Tom Moody heaps praise on match winner Eoin Morgan

Tom Moody Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody on Thursday applauded man-of-the-match Eoin Morgan for his splendid and timely innings, saying the Englishman showed how dangerous he could be with the bat. Morgan struck a blistering 63 off 28 balls against Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter, to help his side reach 201/4 at the Brabourne stadium here. The Royals were restricted to 194/7, thus lo

May 8 2015
Recapping all 13 hat-tricks in Indian Premier League history
Recapping all 13 hat-tricks in Indian Premier League history

Indian Premier League’s (IPL) 8th edition didn’t experience any hat-trick this time around. This season did see some terrific bowling performance by new and old bowlers, but no one could credit 3 consecutive wickets milestone in their pocket. So far, 13 hat-tricks have been taken in all the seasons. The IPL is associated with excitement because of the runs that get hammered by nearly all batsmen, but it has also g

May 5 2015
6 longest sixes in IPL history
6 longest sixes in IPL history

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is mostly about big hitting and more importantly, hitting sixes. A six is what brings the crowds alive and sometimes, a shot which travels many-a-mile can break the opposition and can win matches for the batting team. Over the years, we have seen a lot of sixes hit every year, some powerful and some beautifully timed. We have seen behemothic sixes over cow corner, beautiful sixes hit insid

David Warner is fantastic as skipper: Sunrisers mentor VVS Laxman
David Warner is fantastic as skipper: Sunrisers mentor VVS Laxman

David Warner Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Ahead of their match against Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad team mentor V.V.S. Laxman heaped praise on skipper David Warner on Friday saying the Australian, as a senior squad player, has taken lot of responsibility and has been fantastic in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).  "Warner has been fantastic. We have given him the captaincy because of the way he contributed as a leader in

Apr 24 2015
IPL XI that is cheaper than Yuvraj Singh
IPL XI that is cheaper than Yuvraj Singh

Despite not being a regular in the Indian side, Yuvraj Singh became the IPL's most expensive buy for the second successive auction as he made his way to the Delhi Daredevils for Rs. 16 crores. Only time will tell whether that turns out to be money well spent or an expensive mistake. But one thing is for sure, there are certainly plenty of other players that Delhi could have spent their money on. In fact, they could have bought an entire

Apr 12 2015
Video: Rohit Sharma and Praveen Kumar abuse unknown people for disturbing net practice session
Video: Rohit Sharma and Praveen Kumar abuse unknown people for disturbing net practice session

Rohit Sharma and Manoj Tiwary A video has surfaced showing India players Rohit Sharma and Praveen Kumar having an altercation with unknown people while at a net practice session. In the tense atmosphere following Virat Kohli’s altercation with an Indian reporter at the 2015 World Cup, this footage has a lot of implications. Watch the video:

Apr 7 2015
If MS Dhoni tells me to jump from the 24th floor, I'd readily do it: Ishant Sharma
If MS Dhoni tells me to jump from the 24th floor, I'd readily do it: Ishant Sharma

MS Dhoni & Ishant Sharma India’s tall lanky bowler, Ishant Sharma, has been constantly battling and overcoming from various injuries since a very long time. Whenever his career graph is on an upward trend, it has been stopped by his frequent breakdowns. His career has been full of speed breakers which has left him frustrated numerous times. The 26-year-old Delhi pacer only managed to play 10 out of 44 international matches India

Apr 6 2015
IPL 2015: Predicted Sunrisers Hyderabad XI
IPL 2015: Predicted Sunrisers Hyderabad XI

While the Sunrisers have a history of winning the title (in its earlier avatar as Deccan Chargers) and finishing 4th in 2013, they have struggled in the last season. The Sun TV Network owned franchise has spared no effort though in reinforcing its resources by bidding aggressively at the IPL VIII auction. The addition of Trent Boult and Praveen Kumar has added strength to the bowling attack. The absence of Kevin Pietersen, who has

Apr 6 2015
Praveen Kumar's gold chain stolen from Vidarbha Cricket Stadium in Nagpur
Praveen Kumar's gold chain stolen from Vidarbha Cricket Stadium in Nagpur

Praveen Kumar Discarded Indian medium-pacer Praveen Kumar’s gold chain was reportedly stolen from the dressing room of the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) stadium in Nagpur. The cost of the chain is estimated to be Rs 8 lakh. The 28-year-old was in the city to play a match versus Rajasthan in the Vijay Hazare trophy. Praveen had left the 250-gram chain on one of the chairs in the dressing room before taking the field for

Nov 12 2014
IPL: Unmukt Chand and Vinay Kumar sign for Mumbai Indians, Michael Hussey released
IPL: Unmukt Chand and Vinay Kumar sign for Mumbai Indians, Michael Hussey released

Unmukt Chand will play for Mumbai Indians next season A BCCI release has revealed that young opening batsman Unmukt Chand and medium-pacer R Vinay Kumar have both been transferred to Mumbai Indians for the upcoming 2015 IPL season. Fan Alert - @UnmuktChand9, @Vinay_Kumar_R join @mipaltan #PepsiIPL — IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) November 4, 2014 Chand was bought by the Rajasthan Royals in the auction that was held earlier this

Nov 4 2014
CLT20: Praveen Kumar ruled out; Mumbai Indians name Pawan Suyal as replacement
CLT20: Praveen Kumar ruled out; Mumbai Indians name Pawan Suyal as replacement

Praveen Kumar Mumbai Indians have named left-arm seamer Pawan Suyal as the replacement for Praveen Kumar, who injured his shoulder during the team’s first Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) qualifier match, against Lahore Lions, which they lost by 6 wickets.  Praveen wasn’t included in the following match against Southern Express, which the defending champions won by 9 wickets to keep their hopes of qual

Sep 15 2014
CLT20 2014: Mumbai Indians vs Southern Express - 5 players to watch out for
CLT20 2014: Mumbai Indians vs Southern Express - 5 players to watch out for

After losing their respective opening fixtures against Northern Knights and Lahore Lions, both teams face a must-win situation to keep their hopes of qualifying for the main draw of the global T20 tournament alive. While the Southern Express wasted their good start in the rain marred 10-over game against Northern Knights after Kane Williamson’s one-man show in the run chase, Mumbai Indians were left to ponder over the lack of dep

Sep 14 2014