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IPL 2016: Snubbed by Royal Challengers, Yuvraj Singh seeks to redeem himself with Sunrisers Hyderabad
IPL 2016: Snubbed by Royal Challengers, Yuvraj Singh seeks to redeem himself with Sunrisers Hyderabad

Yuvraj top scored with 44 against Knightriders to take his side to a formidable total.Yuvraj Singh has been nothing short of an enigma when it comes to the Indian Premier League. The icon player of Punjab in the inaugural 2008 edition has since then played for 5 IPL teams in the 8 editions of the tournament. The stylish southpaw spent three seasons with Punjab, and two with the now defunct franchise Pune Warriors India. Although his IPL numbers t

May 26 2016
Indian Premier League (IPL): Evolution of the world's biggest cricketing extravaganza
Indian Premier League (IPL): Evolution of the world's biggest cricketing extravaganza

AB de Villiers hits a pick-up sweep – a shot unheard of beforeRewind to the 1970's –  A time when all whites and cigarettes were the norms at a cricket match. When precedence was given to the finer nuances of the game and sportsmanship over inventiveness and glory. When money meant "barely" a couple of hundred dollars a week, in came a certain Mr. Kerry Packer with his brand of "pyjama cricket" and th

May 25 2016
Michael Clarke may be in line for Big Bash League contract
Michael Clarke may be in line for Big Bash League contract

Michael Clarke during the Sydney Grade Cricket Former skipper Michael Clarke is considering a comeback to top flight Australian domestic cricket after announcing his retirement from all forms of the game back in August 2015. According to reports from Cricket Australia, the World Cup winning Aussie captain held discussions with Cricket New South Wales about his return in this year’s Matador BBQs One-Day Cup and also in the Big Bash

May 21 2016
5 unnoticed overseas IPL performers
5 unnoticed overseas IPL performers

The Indian Premier League has always been a stage which gives players around the world an opportunity to showcase their talent. Since its inception, it not only has been influential in opening doors for Indian youngsters to the national team but also for many international players who ply their trade in the league.  It is harder for the overseas players to break through the ranks in the cash-rich tournament due to the rule of only four

May 14 2016
5 interesting similarities between Sourav Ganguly's Pune Warriors India and MS Dhoni's Rising Pune Supergiants
5 interesting similarities between Sourav Ganguly's Pune Warriors India and MS Dhoni's Rising Pune Supergiants

Neither Sourav Ganguly nor MS Dhoni has been able to bring success to Pune in the IPLTwo of India’s all-time great skippers Sourav Ganguly and MS Dhoni have brought umpteen laurels to the country. Ganguly was the one who instilled the much-needed aggression in the Indian squad and it was under his leadership that India began to prosper overseas. On the other hand, Dhoni led India to many memorable wins in various multi-t

5 IPL stars who destroyed the myth that Test batsmen cannot play T20s
5 IPL stars who destroyed the myth that Test batsmen cannot play T20s

Ajinkya Rahane currently plays for the Rising Pune Supergiants in the IPLTest cricket is considered as the purest form of the game by the cricketing fraternity. The traditional format has been the torchbearer of the gentlemen’s game since the late 1880s. The classical format of the game demands some special skills from the players to flourish.With time, shorter formats have been introduced to cricket. Twenty20, the newest variant of limited

May 6 2016
IPL 2016: Lucknow, Gurgaon, Solapur and Warangal to host fan parks
IPL 2016: Lucknow, Gurgaon, Solapur and Warangal to host fan parks

Fan parks will host the fan parks for the double headers this weekendFollowing the successful hosting of the Indian Premier League (IPL) fan parks in various cities across the country every weekend, Lucknow, Gurgaon, Solapur and Warangal will host the fan parks for the double headers this weekend.The cities will screen the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rising Pune Supergiants and Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Daredevils on Saturda

May 5 2016
5 players who have performed well for multiple IPL teams
5 players who have performed well for multiple IPL teams

Parthiv has sealed his spot in the Mumbai Indians teamIt is impossible to associate certain players with any other IPL team other than the one they are currently playing for. Virat Kohli for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Glenn Maxwell for Kings XI Punjab and Rohit Sharma for Mumbai Indians are few of those who are on this list, their jerseys and teams etched in any IPL follower's mind.On the other hand, there have been a few players who h

Apr 29 2016
5 all-time IPL records that are unlikely to be broken
5 all-time IPL records that are unlikely to be broken

Chris Gayle celebrates after reaching his 100 during his unbeaten 175The 2016 IPL is just entering into the second phase and the teams are ready to sweat it out for glory. In this edition of IPL, there were some records that were broken and created, after all, records are meant to be broken. But there are few records that are hard to be broken.The records include Chris Gayle’s most number of wickets, Gayle’s fastest ton, Amit Mishra&r

Apr 28 2016
IPL T20: Highest and lowest team score, biggest run chase
IPL T20: Highest and lowest team score, biggest run chase

Chris Gayle's epic 175 led RCB to the highest ever score in IPL cricketEight years have passed since the beginning  of the world's most popular domestic T20 tournament, the Indian Premier League. We have witnessed a number of highs and lows in the rich history of the IPL, both on and off the field. While off-field highs include the ever-growing popularity of the league and the exposure it has given to unknown names, the lows take int

Apr 11 2016
Astrologer's pick: RCB, Lions & MI best bets; DD & SRH have slim chances.
Astrologer's pick: RCB, Lions & MI best bets; DD & SRH have slim chances.

Virat Kohli and Mandeep Singh at the launch of the new RCB jersey.The captain with the best horoscope amongst all competitors wins a mega tournament like IPL. Also the captain needs to be running through an astrologically favourable planetary transit. The team and the coach should possess strong horoscopes too. Lets analyse team by team who stands a chance this time.Also read: KKR vs MI Live Score: Catch IPL 2016 Live Cricket Score updates o

Apr 9 2016
Anurag Thakur wants IPL in Maharashtra despite the water scarcity
Anurag Thakur wants IPL in Maharashtra despite the water scarcity

Anurag Thakur - playing with fire?For Anurag Thakur, it seems to be a pretty easy choice in choosing between conserving water in a drought affected area and money."Maharashtra gains Rs 100 crore from IPL and if the tournament goes out of the state, this will be a loss for the state," Thakur said while acknowledging the fact that the cash-rich tournament has always been dogged by "unwanted controversies" in its nine- year histo

Apr 9 2016
Things have already changed between me and Dhoni post CSK exit, says Suresh Raina
Things have already changed between me and Dhoni post CSK exit, says Suresh Raina

The formidable duos at CSK – Suresh Raina and MS DhoniRecalling his days at Chennai Super Kings (CSK), current Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina was forthright while talking about his days in Chennai.“We were superstars in Chennai. It was almost like a different cult, a different religion and we were treated like gods,” Raina said while talking to Times of India.Also read: Why CSK and RR won't be playing this

Apr 6 2016
5 Indian cricketers who were picked based on IPL performances but failed
5 Indian cricketers who were picked based on IPL performances but failed

India's ODI and T20I captain MS Dhoni recently admitted that players who represent India cannot solely be picked on the basis of their IPL performances. While he did admit that IPL is a platform to unearth talent, he was wary of using that as the sole yardstick for selecting Test or ODI players to represent India. Also Read: IPL 2016 Teams and full players list   True as that might be, India have selected quite a few players an

Feb 21 2016
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
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