Indian Premier League

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

IPL 2013: Rahane, Samson Hand Rajasthan Away Win

As away wins become more and more crucial in the Indian Premier League 2013, Rajasthan Royals picked up two points on the road in Mohali by beating Kings XI Punjab by eight wickets. An unbroken 75-run partnership between Ajinkya Rahane, unbeaten on 62, and Sanju Sansom, who made 43, saw the Royals home after Kings XI had posted 145 for six batting first.
9 May 2013

IPL 2013: Smith Returning Home With Back Injury

Australian all-rounder Steve Smith is to return home from the Indian Premier League and receive treatment on a lower back injury. He had been playing for the Pune Warriors, making seven appearances and scoring 159 runs, but his tournament has come to a premature end.
9 May 2013

IPL 2013: Chennai Conquer Fortress Hyderabad

Chennai Super Kings got back to winning ways by puncturing Sunrisers Hyderabad's proud unbeaten run at home during the Indian Premier League 2013, convincingly running out 77-run victors. In a clash between arguably the tournament's most powerful batting line-up and the competition's best bowling attack, Chennai, led by Suresh Raina's 99 not out, emerged well ahead.
8 May 2013

IPL 2013: Mumbai Impress As Kolkata Sink

Mumbai Indians kept up the pressure on Indian Premier League 2013 leaders Chennai Super Kings with a convincing 65-run win over reigning champions Kolkata Knight Riders. Runs for Sachin Tendulkar, Dwayne Smith and Dinesh Karthik guided Mumbai to 170 for six before Harbhajan Singh took three for 27 to dismiss Kolkata for 105.
7 May 2013

IPL 2013: Rajasthan Beat Delhi To Go Second

Half-centuries from Rahul Dravid and Ajinkya Rahane steered Rajasthan Royals to a nine-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils that steered them into second place in the Indian Premier League 2013 table. Dravid made 53 and Rahane 63 not out as Rajasthan raced to 155 for one in 17.5 overs after Delhi had reached 154 for four in their 20 overs.
7 May 2013

IPL 2013: Miller Pulls Off Stunning Kings XI Victory

In a tournament that has already seen some blistering centuries and some stunning finishes, David Miller scripted one of the most remarkable of each to see Kings XI Punjab to a six-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore in Mohali. Set 191 to win after half-centuries from Cheteshwar Pujara and Chris Gayle, Kings XI needed 94 in 40 balls but thanks to Miller hammering 101 not out in 38 deliveries, got home with two overs to spare.
6 May 2013

IPL 2013: Past The Halfway Mark

Four weeks into the 2013 Indian Premier League and the knock-outs' picture is beginning to take shape. If you compare it with 2012, it isn't a close run thing. At this stage last season, there were seven teams vying for four spots. A year later, things have evolved a little bit more, with only five teams in the fray now and a sixth with an outside chance.
6 May 2013


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