Indian Premier League

Cricket World Player of the Week - David Warner

Australian vice-captain David Warner is the Cricket World Player of the Week after leading Sunrisers Hyderabad to their maiden Indian Premier League victory.
30 May 2016

Bowlers hold nerve to clinch maiden IPL title for Sunrisers Hyderabad

The Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers held their nerve in a high-scoring finale of the Indian Premier League and secured their maiden title by beating the Royal Challengers Bangalore by eight runs in a chase of 209 runs in Bangalore.
29 May 2016

From Bangalore to Durham, the pressure's on

The Indian Premier League and England’s international summer may be at completely different stages but the pressure is on everywhere you look.
28 May 2016

Bowlers keep Sunrisers Hyderabad alive in pursuit of maiden title

A meticulous effort from the Sunrisers Hyderabad bowling attack restricted Kolkata Knight Riders to 140 for eight in a chase of 163 runs and secured a 22-run win in the eliminator of the Indian Premier League in Delhi, thereby securing a berth in the second qualifying final against the Gujarat Lions.
25 May 2016

Zaheer Abbas calls on BCCI to include Pakistan players in the IPL

International Cricket Council President Zaheer Abbas is backing the inclusion of Pakistan cricketers in the Indian Premier League.
25 May 2016

Ashish Nehra set to undergo knee surgery in London

Indian fast bowler Ashish Nehra, who recently suffered a knee injury during the ongoing Indian Premier League, will have an operation to treat a "high-grade tendon injury" in London.
25 May 2016

AB de Villiers onslaught storms Royal Challengers Bangalore into final

After a top order collapse, a belligerent unbeaten knock of 79 runs from AB de Villiers gave Royal Challengers Bangalore a berth in the final of the Indian Premier League after securing a four-wicket win in a chase of 159 runs over Gujarat Lions in the first qualifying final in Bangalore.
24 May 2016

Where did it go wrong for those that missed the IPL play-offs?

As the other four sides look forward to the IPL 2016 play-offs, Mayukh Bhattacharya analyses where it went wrong for those that missed out - Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, Rising Pune Supergiants, and Kings XI Punjab
23 May 2016

Kohli, bowlers secure top-two finish for Royal Challengers Bangalore

After the Royal Challengers Bangalore put up a disciplined bowling display to restrict Delhi Daredevils to 138 for eight, Virat Kohli slammed yet another unbeaten fifty to secure a top-two finish with a six-wicket win in the 56th match of the Indian Premier League in Raipur.
22 May 2016

Dwayne Bravo fined for code of conduct breach in IPL

Gujarat Lions all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has been docked 50 percent of his match fee for breaching the code of conduct during the Indian Premier League encounter against Mumbai Indians on Saturday.
22 May 2016

Kolkata secure play-off berth after unbeaten fifty from Yusuf Pathan

Crucial knocks from Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan set up a target of 171 for six after which Sunil Narine took a three-wicket haul as Kolkata Knight Riders secured a 22-run victory and also a berth in the play-off in the 55th match of the Indian Premier League in Kolkata.
22 May 2016

Belligerent Raina secures top-two finish for Gujarat Lions

A 96-run stand between Suresh Raina and Brendon McCullum laid the platform for Gujarat Lions as they chased down a target of 173 runs in 17.5 overs to hand a six-wicket defeat to the Mumbai Indians in the 54th match of the Indian Premier League in Kanpur and booked a berth in the top-two spot in the play-offs.
21 May 2016

Dhoni blitz helps Rising Pune Supergiants avoid wooden spoon

MS Dhoni scored an unbeaten 32-ball 64 and plundered 22 runs from the final over to complete a thrilling chase of 173 runs as Rising Pune Supergiants ended their campaign by beating Kings XI Punjab by four wickets in the 53rd match of the Indian Premier League in Visakhapatnam.
21 May 2016

Karun Nair's 83 keeps Delhi Daredevils in hunt for play-off

Karun Nair scored a spirited 83 as Delhi Daredevils chased down 159 off the final delivery and secured a six-wicket victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 52nd game of the Indian Premier League in Raipur.
20 May 2016

Which four teams will make the IPL 2016 play-offs?

After a slow start, the IPL 2016 has gathered momentum and is now heading towards the play-offs, which get underway next week. We assess which teams are now the favourites to get through.
20 May 2016

Dwayne Smith four-fer masterminds an emphatic win for Gujarat Lions

Dwayne Smith snared four wickets as Kolkata Knight Riders were reduced to 124 for eight, following which Gujarat Lions chased the target in 13.3 overs and raced home to a massive six-wicket win in the 51st match of the Indian Premier League in Kanpur.
19 May 2016

Hamstring injury cuts short Ashish Nehra's IPL campaign

Indian pace bowler Ashish Nehra is set to miss the remainder of the Indian Premier League for the Sunrisers Hyderabad after suffering a hamstring injury.
19 May 2016

Royal Challengers Bangalore juggernaut keeps rolling after fourth Kohli ton

Virat Kohli smashed his fourth century of the IPL season and shared a 147-run opening stand with Chris Gayle as Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Kings XI Punjab by 82 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method.
18 May 2016

Russell to miss Gujarat Lions encounter due to leg injury

West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell is expected to sit out of the encounter between Kolkata Knight Riders and Gujarat Lions in the ongoing Indian Premier League on Thursday due to a leg injury.
18 May 2016

Bowlers help Rising Pune Supergiants to consolation victory

Ajinkya Rahane's unbeaten 42-run knock helped Rising Pune Supergiants stay ahead of the DLS par-score in a rain affected chase and helped secure a 19-run consolation victory against the Delhi Daredevils in the 49th match of the Indian Premier League in Visakhapatnam.
17 May 2016