Indian Premier League & IPL

Chennai Super Kings to take on defending champions Mumbai Indians in IPL opener

The fixtures for the Indian Premier League 2018 season was announced on Wednesday with the defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on Chennai Super Kings at Wankhede Stadium in the tournament opener on 7th April.
15 February 2018

IPL 2018: 3 players who were 'shocked' by their auction price

Each IPL auction brings a bagful of surprises along with it. It turns some players to superstars overnight while it pushes others in a corner. If you are Ben Stokes, a bid of 12.5 crores does not shock you anymore as you had already been given a fat paycheck of 14.5 crores the previous year. But this isn't the case with others.
14 February 2018

Shane Warne returns to Rajasthan Royals as mentor

Australia legendary spinner Shane Warne will make a return to the Rajasthan Royals after he was appointed as the mentor of the Indian Premier League franchise for the 2018 edition.
14 February 2018

5 T20 stars from Pakistan who could have set the IPL on fire

As Pakistani players have not featured in the IPL after 2008, fans crave about the expected outcome if they were given a chance.
12 February 2018

IPL 2018: Aiming silver, 5 players who struck gold

The IPL auctions brought a slew of excitement. As players went under the hammer, some turned out dejected, others jubilant. It is this fickle nature of the IPL that makes it so interesting for the millions of its fans across the globe.
3 February 2018

IPL 2018: Once IPL stars, 5 players whose careers hit rock-bottom

Stardom is a very tricky thing. One moment, you have people running behind you for autographs, photographs and what not. The next moment, you turn around and they are nowhere to be seen.
31 January 2018

England will not take chances with fitness of their IPL bound stars - Trevor Bayliss

Trevor Bayliss insisted that England will not think twice about pulling out their players from the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League should any injury concerns arise.
31 January 2018

IPL 2018: captaincy candidates for Kolkata Knight Riders

When the captaincy of the Kolkata Knight Riders was transferred from Sourav Ganguly to Gautam Gambhir in 2011, it marked the end of an era. KKR's punt with Gambhir, whom they had bought for a whopping $2.4 million, could not have gone better for them. Gambhir led the team to two championship titles, in 2012 and 2014.
30 January 2018

IPL 2018: 5 most worthy right to match card choices

In an attempt to spice things up, the idea of player retention and Right-to-Match cards was brought up.
30 January 2018

IPL 2018: captaincy candidates for Kings XI Punjab

Kings XI Punjab is one team that has got the tag of being consistently inconsistent. Apart from reaching the finals in 2014 and the semifinals in 2008, they have had a premature exit in all other seasons of the IPL in the league stage itself. Despite having good players and potential match winners, KXIP have not been able to do justice to their ability.
30 January 2018

Delhi Daredevils appoint James Hopes as bowling coach

Delhi Daredevils have confirmed former Australia all-rounder James Hopes as the bowling coach ahead of the Indian Premier League 2018 edition.
30 January 2018

IPL Auction : Day 2 round up - Chris Gayle picked by Kings XI Punjab

West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle managed to find a bidder on a third attempt while fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat attracted the highest price for an Indian player on the day two of the Indian Premier League auction.
28 January 2018

IPL Auction : Day 1 round up - Ben Stokes fetches highest bid

England all-rounder Ben Stokes attracted the highest bid on day one of the Indian Premier League auction held in Bengaluru amid his off-field issue.
27 January 2018

Joe Root enters IPL auction along with 280 other capped players

England Test captain Joe Root has set his sight on the Indian Premier League following his registration in the auction ahead of the 2018 season.
13 January 2018

Rohit, Kohli, Dhoni among players retained by IPL teams

As the auction for the India Premier League 2018 edition is nearing, the franchises have confirmed their retained players with most of it being straightforward choices.
5 January 2018

IPL 2018 auction dates announced

The full-fledged auction for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League has been confirmed to take place in Bengaluru on 27th and 28th January.
20 December 2017

Kings XI Punjab name Brad Hodge as head coach

Kings XI Punjab has roped in former Australian batsman Brad Hodge as the head coach on a three-year deal.
15 December 2017

IPL governing council reveal player retention policy ahead of 2018 season

The Indian Premier League governing council on Wednesday has confirmed the player retention policies for the franchises ahead of the upcoming edition of the tournament.
7 December 2017

Andrew Strauss believes IPL will benefit England cricketers

England director of cricket Andrew Strauss believes the experience of playing in the Indian Premier League will only help his team's players perform better at international level.
1 June 2017

Johnson, Bumrah lead Mumbai Indians to third IPL title win

Mitchell Johnson and Jasprit Bumrah shared five wickets between them as Mumbai Indians managed to defend 129 runs against Rising Pune Supergiant by just one run in the final in Hyderabad to win their third Indian Premier League title.
21 May 2017