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10 highest successful bids in IPL auction history
10 highest successful bids in IPL auction history

The 2016 IPL Auction was held in Bangalore on February 6, 2016 (Image courtesy: BCCI) The ninth Indian Premier League (IPL) auction took place on February 6, 2016, in Bangalore and franchises battled hard against each other to earn the services of the best available players. Of the 351 players who were available on the auction list, 94 of them were sold. 66 Indian players and 28 overseas players were sold on the day of the auction to take th

Feb 11 2016
Subramaniam Badrinath- The Ice Man India never made full use of
Subramaniam Badrinath- The Ice Man India never made full use of

Subramaniam Badrinath never got his share of chances to represent his country.I did a few years of my lower-grade schooling in Mumbai and for the few years that I was there, my teachers found me to be a very hard working student, but someone who never quite managed to get into the elite grade. By elite, I mean, someone who always missed out on featuring in the Top 10 rank holders in the class by a small margin.I was always the perennial 11th

Feb 6 2016
Suresh Raina speaks about the prospect of playing against MS Dhoni in the IPL
Suresh Raina speaks about the prospect of playing against MS Dhoni in the IPL

Raina has been named as the captain of the Gujarat Lions, the Rajkot-based franchise of the IPL.The Indian Premier League will enter its ninth edition this year and for the first time, it will feature a team from the state of Gujarat. The Gujarat Lions, whose name and logo was unveiled at a press conference on Tuesday, will be playing their home matches at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot.The team will be coached by Austr

Feb 3 2016
Michael Hussey believes that MS Dhoni is still the best to lead India
Michael Hussey believes that MS Dhoni is still the best to lead India

Dhoni and Hussey have played together in the IPL for CSK.Indian ODI and T20 captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is regarded as one of the best finishers of all time in the limited-overs format. But lately, he has been facing a lot of criticism for not being able to live up to the standards set by him. India suffered their fourth successive ODI defeat against Australia through a great Indian batting collapse.It has been a very poor show from Dhoni s

Jan 21 2016
Madras High Court dismisses plea against the two-year suspension of CSK
Madras High Court dismisses plea against the two-year suspension of CSK

The Madras High Court has offered no respite to the suspended IPL franchise.The Madras High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea challenging the two-year suspension of Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket outfit, the Chennai Super Kings (CSK).The first bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice T.S. Sivagnanam dismissed the petition filed by the team's new owner- CSK Cricket Limited- on the ground that it was not maintainable

Reports: Gary Kirsten to make IPL comeback as Rajkot coach
Reports: Gary Kirsten to make IPL comeback as Rajkot coach

Gary Kirsten is set to make a return to the IPLGary Kirsten, who recently parted ways with Indian Premier League (IPL) team Delhi Daredevils, is set to make a return to the IPL as newly-joined team, Rajkot. According to a report on Indian Express, the former Indian coach is in talks with the Intex-owned team from Rajkot.Kirsten, who has experience of working with Indian players Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja, is reportedly Rajkot's first ch

Dec 28 2015
Michael Hussey laughs off talk of comeback to Australia squad
Michael Hussey laughs off talk of comeback to Australia squad

Michael Hussey is now a batting consultant to the Australia team Former Australian batsman Michael Hussey has laughed off suggestions that he could return to the Australian squad for next year’s World Twenty20 in India after scoring an unbeaten 80 to lead the Sydney Sixers to victory over Sydney Thunders in the Big Bash League. The classy left-hander, who retired from international cricket in 2013, will be in 

Dec 18 2015
Comic: IPL Draft - The Split!
Comic: IPL Draft - The Split!

Comic on the IPL draft  

Dec 17 2015
Former CSK stalwart Stephen Fleming set to be appointed as Pune head coach
Former CSK stalwart Stephen Fleming set to be appointed as Pune head coach

Stephen Fleming was CSK’s coach last season Indian Premier League’s (IPL) newest franchise Pune, owned by Sanjeev Goenka-backed consortium New Rising, are contemplating appointing Stephen Fleming as their new head coach. Fleming was previously the head coach of the suspended franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK). According to sources, the announcement is to be made in days to come. During Tuesday’s draft Pune al

Dec 17 2015
Jadeja looking forward to facing off against Dhoni
Jadeja looking forward to facing off against Dhoni

Ravindra Jadeja won't be donning the yellow of CSK, at least for the next two years After the Indian Premier League (IPL) draft that was held on Tuesday, many former teammates will face off against each other as Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals are suspended for the next two years. Pune and Rajkot, the two new franchises, made their first five respective picks from the two banned teams. Pune secured the services of Ind

Dec 17 2015
5 players from the 2015 CSK squad MS Dhoni would want in Pune
5 players from the 2015 CSK squad MS Dhoni would want in Pune

The 8-year history of the Indian Premier League has seen many team-player associations; however, you are unlikely to find a better one than that between Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Chennai Super Kings. Six finals and two IPL titles later, the association has finally come to a cruel end in the wake of the 2-year suspension handed out to Chennai. In the present day, though, the situation has changed as MS Dhoni is now set to resume his IPL journ

Dec 16 2015
Will not lack in sportsman spirit when playing against MSD, says Suresh Raina
Will not lack in sportsman spirit when playing against MSD, says Suresh Raina

For the first time in nine years Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni will play against each other Suresh Raina, one of the most prolific and consistent performers during all eight seasons of IPL, will be pitted against his ex captain MS Dhoni in IPL 2016. Raina who never missed a single match for the Chennai Super Kings, will be seen playing for the Rajkot team next year, after CSK and Rajasthan Royals were both banned for two years. The tw

Dec 16 2015
Brendon McCullum excited to be part of Rajkot IPL Team
Brendon McCullum excited to be part of Rajkot IPL Team

McCullum was part of Kolkata, Kochi and Chennai teams previously in the IPL The mere mention of the name Brendon McCullum is enough to fill cricket stadiums worldwide. Be it in New Zealand or India, the elegant batsman has a huge fan following. The 34-year old took the cricketing world by storm when he blasted his way to an unbeaten 158* in the inaugural match of the IPL back in 2008. Seven years since that astounding knock, there

Dec 16 2015
What does the future hold for Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Suresh Raina in the Indian Premier League?
What does the future hold for Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Suresh Raina in the Indian Premier League?

Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Suresh RainaThe 15th of December 2015. Mark this date on your calendar for it was today that two players parted ways, at least in the Indian Premier League(IPL).Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Suresh Raina- two cricketers, who were lynchpins for the Chennai Super Kings(CSK) for 8 years, were picked by the Pune and Rajkot franchise respectively, earlier today, thereby bringing an end to a wonderful partnership, at least for the n

Dec 15 2015
Fake FB Wall: Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni become emotional after IPL draft
Fake FB Wall: Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni become emotional after IPL draft

NOTE: This is a fake Facebook wall and should not be taken seriously.

Dec 15 2015
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