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The future of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals is set to be decided today
The future of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals is set to be decided today

Will CSK survive? Two options have been finalised by the Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council to decide on the future of former two former IPL champions team - Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK), reports ESPNcricinfo. Either invite bids for the two new teams for next two years or start preparing for the ten-team IPL from 2018 by giving fresh tenders to the two new teams for ten years. These options will be kept in

Aug 28 2015
CSK's petition to stay IPL suspension rejected by Madras High Court
CSK's petition to stay IPL suspension rejected by Madras High Court

CSK fans during the #SaveCSK campaign The Madras High Court has rejected Chennai Super Kings' (CSK) petition to put stay on their two-year suspension from Indian Premier League (IPL), reports NDTV. The two-judge bench comprising of Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice T.S. Sivagnanam refused to give any relief to Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd. (CSKCL) and adjourned the case to September 23. The court while refusing the petition, al

Aug 27 2015
10 Times Cricketers Made Their Fans Smile
10 Times Cricketers Made Their Fans Smile

The game of cricket portrays emotions in a beautiful canvas. The reactions of each team that plays the game is mirrored by its fans on a huge scale. Cricketers have immense potential to draw out emotions from the spectators of the sport, and their actions can make the entire world beam with joy, be it a cheeky gesture on-field, a witty remark during the presentation ceremony, a show of sportsmanship, or even an expressive celebration.

Aug 25 2015
BCCI plan on retaining suspended IPL teams CSK and RR
BCCI plan on retaining suspended IPL teams CSK and RR

CSK and RR’s suspensions has thrown the IPL’s future into a limbo The BCCI working panel, which was formed after the Lodha committee suspended Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, is planning on recommending that the two teams be managed by under a new management for the next two years. ESPNcricinfo has also learnt that outright suspension is not even part of the plan. Running the franchises under a new independent manageme

Aug 21 2015
CSK fans run a signature campaign and hand over signed petitions to IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla
CSK fans run a signature campaign and hand over signed petitions to IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla

Fans signing A group of die-hard fans got together in an attempt, to save team Chennai Super Kings (CSK) from suspension/ban. The #SaveCSK Signature campaign happened near the Pattabhiram gate of M.A. Chidambaram stadium on Saturday 1st Aug led by H. Saravanan (Twitter @cricsuperfan), a prominent fan who was seen sporting yellow paint during the team’s Indian Premier League (IPL) matches many a times. The signature campaign recei

Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals may get terminated
Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals may get terminated

CSK and RR might get the pink slips from BCCI In the light of the verdict by the Supreme court appointed Lodha committee, BCCI had formed its own working group to understand the impact and ramifications of the verdict and present its finding to the IPL governing council. It appears that BCCI is mulling over the termination of the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals’s contract, as per a report in Time of India. A new auction coul

Aug 9 2015
Reports: Suresh Raina 'rested' for Zimbabwe tour at BCCI's behest because of corruption allegations
Reports: Suresh Raina 'rested' for Zimbabwe tour at BCCI's behest because of corruption allegations

Ajinkya Rahane was named India captain for India’s recent tour of Zimbabwe Suresh Raina had been named India captain but was ‘rested’ for the Zimbabwe tour after the BCCI intervened, according to a report in The Indian Express. The reason why BCCI did not want Raina to be captain was because he had been accused of corrupt practices by former IPL chief Lalit Modi. The subsequent naming of Ajinkya Rahane as captain

Aug 8 2015
CSK and RR representatives not invited to BCCI meeting to discuss IPL 2016
CSK and RR representatives not invited to BCCI meeting to discuss IPL 2016

Rajasthan Royals’ Shane Watson and Chennai Super Kings’ MS Dhoni during the coin toss in IPL 2015 BCCI's four-member working group, formed to study the verdict relating to the IPL corruption scandal, will meet representatives of six IPL franchises on 6 and 7 August in Mumbai. However, representatives of the banned teams – Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals – will not be invited, according to a report on

Aug 4 2015
Fake FB Wall: Sreesanth checks into Wankhede, gets trolled by Dhoni and others
Fake FB Wall: Sreesanth checks into Wankhede, gets trolled by Dhoni and others

Disclaimer: This wall is not real and is meant just for humour. This has nothing to do with reality.

Jul 29 2015
A fan's view - Sreesanth is the hero that India needs
A fan's view - Sreesanth is the hero that India needs

Charges against Sreesanth were dropped As we took a sip from our morning coffee on the 16th of May in 2013 and grabbed the tabloid, the one-liner of the day left us in awe. The temperamental and entertaining speedster from Kerala, S.Sreesanth along with his Rajasthan Royals teammates, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan were detained by the Delhi police on charges of spot-fixing.  Sreesanth bore the brunt of public ire and overni

Jul 28 2015
Aditya Verma welcomes court's decision on Sreesanth, steps up battle against N Srinivasan
Aditya Verma welcomes court's decision on Sreesanth, steps up battle against N Srinivasan

Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma said the court’s “decision is a slap on N Srinivasan’s face” Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma on Saturday welcomed a Delhi court's decision to drop charges against former India pacer S. Sreesanth and 35 other accused in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting case. Delhi Police fi

Jul 26 2015
The IPL mess: Analyzing the clean-up options
The IPL mess: Analyzing the clean-up options

CSK and RR have been suspended for two years All that the average Indian can identify from the Great Indian Cricketing Circus’ latest shenanigans is that the BCCI was going to try to walk the talk and actually get something done. But in the melting pot of the star-studded Indian Premier League (IPL), the ‘walk’ part is somehow buried deep under the explosive revelations, resounding aftershocks of impartial j

Jul 26 2015
'Conflict of interest' issue returns to hound new India captain Virat Kohli
'Conflict of interest' issue returns to hound new India captain Virat Kohli

New India Test captain Virat Kohli also gets embroiled in ‘conflict of interest’ controversy After N Srinivasan and MS Dhoni, the ‘conflict of interest’ issue that has hounded Indian cricket in the last few years has caught up with new India Test captain Virat Kohli. BCCI is currently getting a ‘no-conflict-of-interest’ undertaking signed by all Board members, and will ask all the players to follow su

Jul 25 2015
Reports: BCCI to bring back Kochi franchise in IPL to avoid 900-crore payout
Reports: BCCI to bring back Kochi franchise in IPL to avoid 900-crore payout

An IPL match in 2011 between Kochi Tuskers and Delhi Daredevils If reports are to be believed, IPL 9 is very likely to see the return of Kochi Tuskers in place of one of the two suspended teams – Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings – with the other alternative on BCCI’s hands being to pay Rs 900 crore to Kochi Cricket Pvt Ltd (KCPL). Kochi Tuskers Kerala was terminated by the BCCI in September 2011, the franchise bein

Jul 24 2015