Indian Premier League

IPL 2013: Sunrisers Complete Play-Off Picture With Win

Sunrisers Hyderabad will take their place in the Indian Premier League 2013 play-offs after beating Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets in the final group game of the season. Kolkata made 130 for seven and although Sunrisers raced to 100 for two, it needed an unbeaten 17 in 12 balls from Darren Sammy to get them over the line with seven balls to spare.
19 May 2013

IPL 2013: Pune Win, Delhi Finish Bottom

Pune Warriors condemned Delhi Daredevils to finishing at the bottom of the Indian Premier League 2013 table with a comprehensive 38-run win in Gahunje. For the second match in a row, they produced a strong batting performance, Aaron Finch hitting 52 as they racked up 172 for five and Delhi managed to reach just 134 for nine in reply.
19 May 2013

IPL 2013 Spot-Fixing: BCCI Orders Investigation, Changes To Procedures

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has concluded its emergency meeting to discuss the fallout of the spot-fixing controversy that has rocked the Indian Premier League this week. Three Rajasthan Royals players - Shanthakumuran Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila - were arrested by Delhi police and suspended by the BCCI as investigations into their involvement in spot-fixing continues.
19 May 2013

IPL 2013: Brilliant Bangalore Keep Hopes Alive

In a rain-curtailed game in Bangalore, Royal Challengers Bangalore enhanced their chances of qualifying for the Indian Premier League 2013 play-offs by beating Chennai Super Kings by 24 runs. They finished with 18 points, rising to fourth in the table, and put the ball in Sunrisers Hyderabad's court who have a game in hand and play Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday.
18 May 2013

IPL 2013: Kings XI Give Gilchrist Winning Farewell

Kings XI Punjab finished their Indian Premier League 2013 campaign with a huge 50-run win over Mumbai Indians at Dharmasala. It doesn't make much difference though, for they were already ousted from the top-four race, ending the season with 16 points in sixth spot.
18 May 2013

IPL 2013: Sunrisers Win, Kings XI Punjab Out

Despite being reduced to a score of five for three early on, Sunrisers Hyderabad recovered to beat Rajasthan Royals by 23 runs to keep them contention for an Indian Premier League 2013 play-off place. A half-century from Biplab Samantray steered Sunrisers to 136 for nine and a miserable week for Rajasthan continued when they limped to 113 for nine in reply.
17 May 2013

IPL 2013 Spot-Fixing: Fourth Player Arrested

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is set for an emergency meeting on Sunday following yesterday's news that three Rajasthan Royals players are being investigated for suspected spot-fixing during the Indian Premier League 2013. Shanthakumaran Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila were also suspended by the BCCI while the investigations continue.
17 May 2013

IPL 2013: Kings XI Stay Alive By Beating Delhi

Kings XI Punjab's dream of making it through to the Indian Premier League 2013 play-offs remains alive after a seven-run win over Delhi Daredevils in the beautiful setting of Dharamsala in northern India. Runs from Adam Gilchrist, Shaun Marsh and David Miller helped them post 171 for four and Delhi reached 164 for seven in reply, Sandeep Sharma taking three wickets.
16 May 2013

IPL 2013: Three Players Investigated For Spot-Fixing

Three Rajasthan Royals players are being investigated by Delhi police for suspected spot-fixing during the Indian Premier League 2013. Former international bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth as well as Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila have also been suspended by the IPL while the investigation is ongoing.
16 May 2013

IPL 2013: No Tendulkar, No Problem For Mumbai

Mumbai Indians recorded their eighth successive win at home as they fought off a spirited Rajasthan Royals fightback to claim a 14-run win at the Wankhede Stadium. Chasing 167 to win, Rajasthan slipped to 28 for four and 88 for six but it took the return of Lasith Malinga to finally see off Rajasthan, who closed on 152 for seven.
15 May 2013

IPL 2013: Pune Win To Knock Knight Riders Out

Kolkata Knight Riders' Indian Premier League title defence is officially over after they were beaten by Pune Warriors by the margin of seven runs in Ranchi. A half-century from Manish Pandey helped Pune post 170 for four and after Yusuf Pathan became the first man in the IPL to be given out obstructing the field, Kolkata closed on 163 for seven in reply.
15 May 2013

IPL 2013: Chennai Too Strong For Delhi Daredevils

Chennai Super Kings moved back to the top of the Indian Premier League 2013 table with a 33-run win over Delhi Daredevils to put themselves back in the best position to aim for their third title. Mahendra Singh Dhoni's unbeaten 58 helped them score 168 for four before Delhi managed just 135 for nine in reply as Albie Morkel took three for 32.
14 May 2013

IPL 2013: Gilchrist, Mahmood Power Kings XI To Win

The experienced pair of Adam Gilchrist and Azhar Mahmood both scored half-centuries as Kings XI Punjab kept their Indian Premier League 2013 hopes alive with an impressive seven-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore. Gilchrist was unbeaten on 85 in 54 balls and Mahmood made 61 in 41 as Kings XI raced to 176 for three in 18.1 overs after Bangalore had posted 174 for five.
14 May 2013

IPL 2013: Pollard Hammers Sunrisers, Mumbai Go Top

Kieron Pollard thumped eight sixes in a 20-ball half-century that lifted Mumbai Indians to the top of the Indian Premier League 2013 standings courtesy of a seven-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad. Pollard finished unbeaten on 66 in 27 balls and his boundary-filled innings saw Mumbai overhaul a stiff target of 179 with three balls to spare.
13 May 2013

IPL 2013: Watson Smashes Royals To Victory Over Chennai

Rajasthan Royals finished their Indian Premier League 2013 home games unbeaten at Jaipur, getting the better of Chennai Super Kings by five wickets. This win takes them to 20 points from 14 matches, just behind Chennai on net run-rate but virtually assuring them of a play-off spot.
12 May 2013

IPL 2013: Kolkata Hold Their Nerve To Beat Bangalore

Kolkata Knight Riders dealt a huge blow to Royal Challengers Bangalore's hopes of a top-four finish in the Indian Premier League 2013, beating them by five wickets at Ranchi. With this win, Kolkata themselves move on to 12 points from 14 matches, keeping their mathematical chance of a play-off place alive while Bangalore are placed fourth in the table with 16 points from 14 matches and two home games remaining.
12 May 2013

IPL 2013: Sunrisers Stay In Play-Off Contention

Sunrisers Hyderabad kept pace with the competition for the Indian Premier League 2013 play-offs by beating Kings XI Punjab by 30 runs in Mohali. They now have won eight matches and have 16 points, along with Royal Challengers Bangalore, and are just two behind Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals.
11 May 2013

IPL 2013: Mumbai Consolidate Position With Ninth Win

Mumbai Indians consolidated their second place in the Indian Premier League 2013 points-table, registering a comfortable five-wicket win over Pune Warriors in the local derby. Mumbai have 18 points from 13 matches, with nine wins, and are just above Rajasthan Royals on the basis of run-rate.
11 May 2013

IPL 2013: Bangalore Hold On For Narrow Win

Royal Challengers Bangalore continued their push towards an Indian Premier League 2013 play-off spot, with a hard-fought four-run win over Delhi Daredevils at the Feroz Shah Kotla. Bangalore now have 16 points from 13 matches, while the hapless Daredevils finish their home games with another loss, at just six points from the same number of games.
10 May 2013

IPL 2013: Gambhir Sets Up Rare Kolkata Victory

Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Pune Warriors by 46 runs in a one-sided Indian Premier League 2013 match in Guhunje, taking their first away win of the competition. Neither side can qualify for the play-offs and after Kolkata made 152 for six, Pune were dismissed for just 106, Lakshmipathy Balaji taking three for 19.
9 May 2013

 
 
 
 
 
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