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After IPL 2016 exit, Mumbai Indians to tour USA for three friendly matches
After IPL 2016 exit, Mumbai Indians to tour USA for three friendly matches

With the Champions League T20 having been done away with, IPL teams have a free window this yearDefending champions Mumbai Indians, who narrowly failed to make it through to the playoffs in the ongoing IPL season, have planned a tour of the United States of America after the completion of India’s tour of West Indies in late August. A BCCI official has told Indian Express that they have been informed unofficially about the Mumbai team’

May 28 2016
What If IPL Teams were prominent Houses of Westeros
What If IPL Teams were prominent Houses of Westeros

If the teams in the Indian Premier League were prominent houses in the Game of Thrones-verse, then which house/unit would your favorite IPL teams be? Needless to say, there will be Game of Thrones spoilers, so be warned.Chennai Super Kings – House TargaryenLike their counterparts in the Game of Thrones, Chennai Super Kings dominated Westeros (IPL) and for long had no equal in all of the land (league). However the actions of their King (N Sr

May 27 2016
Shane Watson: Rahul Dravid will do an incredible job as Indian Coach
Shane Watson: Rahul Dravid will do an incredible job as Indian Coach

Shane Watson and Rahul Dravid played together for the now-suspended Rajasthan Royals New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Veteran Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has backed batting legend Rahul Dravid to step in as the Indian cricket team's head coach, should the former captain get the cricket board's nod for the vacant post."At the starting point, there is no doubt about the quality of person Rahul Dravid is. I was very fortunate to kn

May 26 2016
Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals take BCCI to court over franchise fees
Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals take BCCI to court over franchise fees

Chennai Super Kings last played in the 2015 IPLIPL's two suspended franchises, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, have reportedly moved court on having been asked to pay their franchise fees despite not being part of the tournament for 2 years. Following a penalty imposed by the Lodha Committee on both CSK and RR due to their involvement in the spot-fixing scandal, the BCCI had made it known to them that the fees would have to be paid

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

5 players with a history of disciplinary issues in the IPL
5 players with a history of disciplinary issues in the IPL

The Indian Premier League has always produced entertainment since its inception in 2008, with some super exciting cricket. But the aggressive mode of the cash-rich T20 league sometimes goes beyond the spirit of the game.While most play the tournament with great sportsmanship, there are some players who have been involved in disciplinary issues over the years. The on-field aggression sometimes takes control of the person and leads to unwarran

May 25 2016
Live Scorecard & Streaming Online, GL vs RCB, IPL 2016 Qualifier 1 - Live Updates on Gujarat Lions vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Live Scorecard & Streaming Online, GL vs RCB, IPL 2016 Qualifier 1 - Live Updates on Gujarat Lions vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

It is the Qualifier 1 of the IPL and the clash of the top 2 teams in the league. The table toppers Gujarat Lions will take on the Royal Challengers Bangalore. The winning team will go straight into the final and the losing team will play the winner of the Eliminator match between SRH and KKR in the second Qualifier. Then the winner of the Qualifier 2 will be the second team to make it to the final.RCB has been in a magnificent form winning the la

May 24 2016
IPL’s All-time Consistent XI
IPL’s All-time Consistent XI

One of T20 format’s most popular outputs, the Indian Premier League, a two month long extravaganza of cricket, has been in place for nine years now. The tournament has changed colors every year, more so after 2011, when new teams started to be introduced. The annual affair made it possible for fans to watch their superstars, former and current, ply their trade for their franchises. A lot has changed since the initial year, yet there are a f

May 23 2016
More Indian players sign up to play in the Dhaka Premier League
More Indian players sign up to play in the Dhaka Premier League

Rajat Bhatia and Ashok Menaria are the latest high-profile Indian cricketers to be heading to the DPLThe 2016 Dhaka Premier League has seen an unprecedented number of Indian cricketers take part. After Manoj Tiwary, Manvinder Bisla and Jalaj Saxena, two more high-profile names are set to join the tournament soon - Ashok Menaria and Rajat Bhatia.This large number can be pinned down to the lifting of an unofficial embargo by the BCCI on letting Ind

May 19 2016
5 IPL stars who were not successful with their first franchise
5 IPL stars who were not successful with their first franchise

A look at players who were not successful with their first teams IPL.The Indian Premier League (IPL) is nothing short of a stage where stars are born every year, catapulted into the oblivion of success from literally nothing. However, everyone is not like a Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Lasith Malinga or Rohit Sharma, who have been stars ever since they donned on shirts of their respective franchises. For some players, stardom arrived late as they d

May 17 2016
5 things we miss dearly in IPL 2016
5 things we miss dearly in IPL 2016

This hasn’t been the best of years for the Indian Premier League. Coming on the back of match-fixing scandals, the suspension of two teams which were crowd favourites and the frenzied T20 World Cup, the IPL hasn’t managed to grab the eyeballs that it would, by default, most years.It didn’t help that Mumbai, probably the most vociferous of all IPL venues had to be abandoned because of the drought in Maharashtra, another unforesee

May 16 2016
Funniest IPL moments ever
Funniest IPL moments ever

“Why so serious? Let’s put a smile on that face!”We all know whose iconic dialogue that was. As The Joker weaved chaos across Gotham, he had but only one intention: to make people see through the veneer of tragedy and laugh at the comedy that lies within it.Life is a tragic comedy, hence, it is better to laugh at the comedy than cry at the tragedy. At least that’s what they say.IPL, like everything else in life, has its up

May 15 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
Fastest half-centuries in IPL
Fastest half-centuries in IPL

It takes an incredible amount of effort from the batsmen to score a fifty in the T20 format. Scoring at a strike-rate of over 200 is a remarkable achievement in itself, and add to that, facing world-class bowlers which makes it an altogether different proposition. The Indian Premier League has witnessed many such innings from the batsmen over the past 8 editions and they will certainly be remembered for a long time to come. Here are the

May 12 2016
5 Best bowling figures in IPL history
5 Best bowling figures in IPL history

Despite ending up on the losing side, Rising Pune Supergiants' Adam Zampa did something that had only been done once before in the history of the Indian Premier League. Zampa's six-wicket haul gave him the best bowling figures by an Australian in a T20 match beating Ben Laughlin's 6/28 but where does his figures rank among the best in the IPL?There have been some legends of the game who have taken part in the tournament but have any o

May 11 2016
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