Kings XI Punjab have confirmed that they have signed South African international David Miller ahead of the fourth season of the Indian Premier League.
Having to replace injured English pair Stuart Broad and Dimitri Mascarenhas, the Kings XI added Miller to their earlier signing of Ryan McLaren.
Kings XI Punjab have signed South African all-rounder and former Mumbai Indians player Ryan McLaren ahead of the Indian Premier League 2011 competition.
Punjab have drafted McLaren in following injuries to English pair Stuart Broad and Dimitri Mascarenhas left them searching for cover ahead of the tournament, which gets underway on 8th April.
Clive Lloyd captained the West Indies to two World Cup victories and a record run as World Champions in Test cricket - now, as Chairman of the Advisory Board of BIG League USA, that, from all the accomplished candidates, there are TWO winners of the American College Cricket Spring Break Championship Awards : Adil Bhatti of Montgomery College, and Adrian Gordon of NYU-Polytechnic !
BIG League CEO Salman Ahmed confirmed thet the MVP of the 2011 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship will receive a special invitation to to be a guest of the Royal Rajasthan at the 2011 IPL season this April.
Salman Ahmed said, "Sean Morris, Chief Executive of Rajasthan Royals has confirmed the invitation of the MVP of American College Cricket..."
Gautam Gambhir is to captain the Kolkata Knight Riders in season four of the Indian Premier League, the team have confirmed.
The Knight Riders, who paid an IPL record sum of $US 2.4 million to secure Gambhir's services, finished sixth in 2010, having also finished in sixth in 2008 and eighth in 2009.
England batsman Kevin Pietersen is to miss the Indian Premier League 2011 as he is due to undergo surgery on a hernia following the Cricket World Cup.
The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed that Pietersen, who was diagnosed with the injury prior to the World Cup, will be ruled out of playing for the Deccan Chargers but is expected to make a full recovery in time for England's first home Test against Sri Lanka on 26th May.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has revealed the fixtures for the fourth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which will get underway on 8th April.
The competition gets underway just six days following the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 final when reigning champions the Chennai Super Kings meet the Kolkata Knight Riders in Chennai.
The second and final day of the auction ahead of the 2011 Indian Premier League competition has concluded, with all ten franchises continuing to spend big to finalise their squads.
Only 12 players were retained before the auction and Gautam Gambhir, who was picked up by the Kolkata Knight Riders for $US 2.4 million, proved to be the most expensive purchase as no player topped the $US 1 million-mark on the second day.
The first day's auction ahead of the fourth season of the Indian Premier League has concluded with Indian opening batsman Gautam Gambhir fetching the biggest price of the day.
Following the third season, all but 12 players were released and were available for the franchises at auction and Gambhir will be representing the Kolkata Knight Riders after they bought him for $US 2.4 million.
Former Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Anil Kumble has decided to opt out of being available for auction ahead of the fourth season of the Indian Premier League.
"I wish to withdraw from the players auction for IPL IV scheduled for the 8th and 9th of January 2011 in Bangalore," Kumble said in a statement posted on the Indian board's official website (www.bcci.tv).
The Board for Control of Cricket India (BCCI) has announced that Volkswagen have come on board with a two-year deal to sponsor the Indian Premier League (IPL).
"We are extremely happy to commence what will certainly be a fruitful association with Volkswagen. It is appropriate that two organizations that epitomize dynamism, enterprise and excellence have joined hands," IPL Chairman Chirayu Amin said.
Former West Indies skipper Brian Lara and dashing Australian wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist are among the foreign players up for grabs in the top bracket base price for the upcoming auctions of Indian Premier League 4.
The biggest surprise was the name of West Indian batting legend Lara, who last played an ODI in 2007, in the top bracket. while hard-hitting left-hander Chris Gayle is the only other West Indies player in the top rung.
In a big relief to Rajasthan Royals' future on its participation in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL-4), the Bombay High Court today upheld the six-week stay on the termination of Rajasthan Royal's IPL contract by the BCCI.
The court has also allowed Rajasthan Royals to take part in the IPL-4 auction, which is scheduled on 8th and 9th January respectively. However, the court asked the Rajasthan Royals to reveal their ownership pattern and also furnish a bank guarantee of $20.83 million for players and The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).