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IPL 2016: 10 best batsmen of the tournament
IPL 2016: 10 best batsmen of the tournament

T20 cricket has always known to be one that favoured batsmen, with pitches that suited batsmen being laid out for most of the matches. However, this Indian Premier League (IPL) season has had a balance with regard to how the pitches were made. For this very reason, the batsmen have to be commended for their efforts in finding ways to churn out runs.The fact that two of the top run-getters overtook the previous all-time number speaks volumes about

May 31 2016
Yusuf Pathan signs up to play for Abahani Limited in the Dhaka Premier League
Yusuf Pathan signs up to play for Abahani Limited in the Dhaka Premier League

Yusuf Pathan’s batting average of 72.20 was second only to Virat Kohli in the 2016 edition of the IPLFresh from a stupendous outing in the 2016 edition of the Indian Premier League, Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has signed up for the Dhaka Premier League. The 33-year-old hard-hitting batsman will be turning out for Abahani Limited, who have already added a number of Indian recruits in their ranks, this season. Pat

May 31 2016
10 records that were broken in IPL 2016
10 records that were broken in IPL 2016

The Sunrisers Hyderabad won their maiden IPL title this season defeating the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the finalBeating all odds and surpassing everybody’s expectations, the Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 final to lift their maiden IPL title on Sunday at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. That also brought to end an action packed tournament –  that has

May 30 2016
15 Best Images from IPL 9 - Morris takes a tumble, ABD under attack, Dhoni's scream
15 Best Images from IPL 9 - Morris takes a tumble, ABD under attack, Dhoni's scream

We have a winner at the end of the two-month glitz of the IPL 9, and it is David Warner’s Sunrisers Hyderabad. While the IPL departs from its earliest cousins of the game in many aspects, it is similar to all forms of cricket in the way that it is never only about who the champions are.The things that are as significant when it comes to such high-pressure tournaments are, among other things, the human emotions that are revealed like de

May 30 2016
IPL 2016: Team of the tournament
IPL 2016: Team of the tournament

The juggernaut that is the Indian Premier League has come to its conclusion. After 50 days of frenetic action and 60 games, we have a new champion. Sunrisers Hyderabad lift the IPL 9th trophy as they beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 runs.From action packed scenes to humdingers, from on-field banter to pleasing memories, we have seen it all during this 50-day carnival.There is little doubt that Virat Kohli has owned this tournament, and

Yusuf Pathan in IPL 2016: Analyzing his performance this season
Yusuf Pathan in IPL 2016: Analyzing his performance this season

Yusuf Pathan was KKR’s knight in shining armour this yearTwo-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders may have crashed out of the VIVO IPL 2016 but not before they made it to the playoffs for the fourth time in 9 years. While the campaign saw some great performances for KKR from the likes of skipper Gautam Gambhir and all-rounder Andre Russell, it was Yusuf Pathan who won many hearts for shouldering the burden of an underperforming middle-o

May 28 2016
IPL 2016: 5 most memorable moments from Kolkata Knight Riders' season
IPL 2016: 5 most memorable moments from Kolkata Knight Riders' season

Kolkata Knight Riders were knocked out of the tournament in the EliminatorTwo-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders were knocked out of IPL 2016 after their loss in the Eliminator against the Sunrisers Hyderabad. The Kolkata franchise had a topsy-turvy run in the tournament and eventually had to return home empty-handed. However, in the 9th edition of the Indian Premier League, the Kolkata outfit once again exhibited some great performances a

May 26 2016
IPL: KKR restrict Hyderabad to 162/8 in eliminator
IPL: KKR restrict Hyderabad to 162/8 in eliminator

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Riding on some disciplined bowling, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) restricted Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) to 162/8 in the eliminator of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Wednesday. Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav put up yet another impressive show with three wickets to break the backbone of the Sunrisers batting, who were off to a disappointing start after being sent in to bat at the Ferozshah Kotla Stadium. Veteran Yuvraj Sin

May 25 2016
Moneyball9 Fantasy Tips: Eliminator - Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders
Moneyball9 Fantasy Tips: Eliminator - Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders

David Warner and Kane WilliamsonSo we have our first knockout game of the tournament as Sunrisers Hyderabad take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the eliminator. The Sunrisers will be absolutely livid that they are actually playing this contest as they were comfortably placed in the top two for a long time before slipping in the end. So David Warner would definitely want to make amends against a team that beat them in their last league game. So how wi

May 25 2016
IPL 2016, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Eliminator Match Preview: Survival of the fittest
IPL 2016, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Eliminator Match Preview: Survival of the fittest

The Knights will hope for a repeat of the performance in the last encounterThe Sunrisers Hyderabad would be disappointed to lose the number 1 spot in the table to the Gujarat Lions and as a result, they find themselves in an eliminator match against the Kolkata Knight Riders. The Sunrisers lost to the Kolkata Knight Riders in their previous match by 22 runs, even after Shikhar Dhawan scored his fastest fifty of this season coming off 28 balls.&nb

May 24 2016
Its advantage Kolkata against Hyderabad in IPL eliminator (Preview)
Its advantage Kolkata against Hyderabad in IPL eliminator (Preview)

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will have their task cut out against an inconsistent Sunrisers Hyderabad for a place in the Indian Premier League's (IPL) second qualifier at the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium here on Wednesday. Having won both their league games against the David Warner-led side, KKR will definitely go into the match with the upper hand, despite finishing one notch below them on fourth in the p

May 24 2016
Gautam Gambhir, Yusuf Pathan and other unpicked players who deserved a spot in Indian Squad for Zimbabwe tour 2016
Gautam Gambhir, Yusuf Pathan and other unpicked players who deserved a spot in Indian Squad for Zimbabwe tour 2016

Gambhir and Pathan were overlooked by the selectors while picking the squad for the tour to ZimbabweThe Indian Cricket Team’s squad for the limited-overs fixtures against Zimbabwe scheduled for next month was announced today, which saw the selection of an unusual number of new faces in the team’s setup. To be led by the incumbent limited-overs captain, MS Dhoni, the squad features several new faces such as Karun Nair, Faiz Fazal, Jaya

May 23 2016
IPL 2016: Highest/Most Run-Scorers, Leading Wicket-Takers after KKR vs SRH & DD vs RCB
IPL 2016: Highest/Most Run-Scorers, Leading Wicket-Takers after KKR vs SRH & DD vs RCB

Virat Kohli leads Royal Challengers Bangalore into the playoffsSuper Sunday – we had two games of 22 May 2016. It marked the final day of the league stages making the matches even more interesting. Kolkata Knight Riders played Sunrisers Hyderabad in the first game. Sunrisers Hyderabad qualified for the playoffs but needed a win to push for the top-two. This would allow SRH to have two chances at the cup. It was a do-or-die game for Kolkata

May 23 2016
KKR vs SRH, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Updated Points Table
KKR vs SRH, IPL 2016 Results, Match Highlights & Updated Points Table

Yusuf Pathan’s knock of 52 off 34 balls helped Kolkata clinch the valuable victoryIn an all-important clash, Kolkata Knight Riders took on Sunrisers Hyderabad in the penultimate game of the group stage of the IPL. SRH had already qualified for the playoffs with 16 points and for them, it was the matter of securing a place in the top 2. KKR meanwhile had to win the game to qualify or in the case of a loss, hope for RCB to defeat DD in a

May 22 2016
IPL 2016, Stats: Pathan, Narine help KKR defeat SRH and qualify for the playoffs
IPL 2016, Stats: Pathan, Narine help KKR defeat SRH and qualify for the playoffs

Pathan scored another half-century for KKR in a must-win gameKolkata Knight Riders came up with an all-round performance against the Sunrisers Hyderabad to defeat them by 22 runs and qualify for the playoffs of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Yusuf Pathan and Manish Pandey came up with valuable knocks to help KKR reach a competitive total on a crumbling pitch.In reply, despite Shikhar Dhawan getting SRH off to a good start, the KKR spinnners mad

May 22 2016
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