Indian Premier League

IPL 2013: Gayle, Bangalore Smash Records In Huge Win

Chris Gayle smashed a new world record Twenty20 score of 175 not out to propel Royal Challengers Bangalore to a world leading score of 263 for five and a 130-run win over Pune Warriors in Bangalore. Gayle's fourth IPL century saw him surpass Brendon McCullum's long-standing record of 158 and included 17 sixes - another record - as Bangalore returned to the top of the Indian Premier League 2013 table when Pune could only reach 133 for nine in reply.
23 April 2013

IPL 2013: Watson Century In Vain As Chennai Win

Shane Watson struck the first century of the Indian Premier League 2013 but even that wasn't enough to stop Chennai Super Kings beating Rajasthan Royals by five wickets. In a repeat of the 2008 final, Chennai reversed the result by closing on 186 for five with a ball to spare in reply to Rajasthan's Watson-propelled 185 for four.
22 April 2013

IPL 2013: David Miller Takes Kings XI To Tense Win

In a game of high hitting, Kings XI Punjab beat Pune Warriors by seven wickets at Mohali. This win lifts Kings XI to fifth in the table, just above Mumbai Indians, both teams having six points from six games. Pune Warriors are second from last, with four points from seven games, and now will have to watch their backs as Delhi Daredevils got off the mark earlier in the day.
21 April 2013

IPL 2013: Daredevils Finally Get Off The Mark

Delhi Daredevils broke their six-match losing streak in the 2013 IPL when they beat Mumbai Indians by nine wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla. The hosts finally broke their duck and put two points on the tally, yet still languish in last spot and will need a lot of repeat performances if they are to have even a slim hope of making the knock-outs. Mumbai meanwhile suffered a second straight loss and failed to climb up from their fifth spot in the table, with six points from as many games.
21 April 2013

IPL 2013 Podcast - Week Three Review

In their latest series of Indian Premier League 2013 podcasts, John Pennington and Chetan Narula look back on the third week of competition, which at the time of their recording, ended with Royal Challengers Bangalore on top of the table and Delhi Daredevils still searching for their first win.
21 April 2013

IPL 2013: Challengers Crush Royals To Go Top

Royal Challengers Bangalore continued their winning run at home, with a dominant seven wicket win over Rajasthan Royals at Bangalore. The Challengers move to the top spot in the points table, with ten points from five wins in seven matches. Rajasthan meanwhile are in fourth spot, with eight points, after four wins in six matches.
20 April 2013

IPL 2013: Jadeja Masterclass Gives Super Kings Victory

Chennai Super Kings carried on their winning form from Delhi to the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, beating their hosts Kolkata Knight Riders by four wickets. The win is a fourth one for Chennai in six games, elevating them to third in the points table with eight points. Kolkata meanwhile have suffered a fourth loss in as many matches, lying third from last in the table, with only four points from two wins.
20 April 2013

IPL 2013: Perera Punishes Kings XI, Sunrisers Go Top

Sunrisers Hyderabad moved back to the top of the Indian Premier League 2013 table as Thisara Perera blasted three sixes in the 19th over to secure a five-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab. Kings XI were making a spirited defence of their score of 127 for five but their hopes evaporated as Perera ruthlessly punished a series of length balls bowled by Azhar Mahmood to win the game with seven balls to spare.
19 April 2013

IPL 2013: Super Kings Crush Daredevils To Move Up To Fourth

Chennai Super Kings returned to winning ways in the Indian Premier League 2013 with a crushing 86-run win over Delhi Daredevils at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi. The misery continued for Delhi, who were bowled out for the lowest total this season and continue to languish at the bottom of the points table. Meanwhile Chennai move up to fourth, with six points from five games.
18 April 2013

IPL 2013: Royals Hand Mumbai Crushing Defeat

After a clutch of close finishes over the last few days in the Indian Premier League 2013, Rajasthan Royals handed Mumbai Indians an 87-run thrashing in game 23 in Jaipur. After Ajinkya Rahane's half-century helped them pile up 179 for three, Rajasthan dismissed Mumbai's star-studded batting line-up for just 92.
17 April 2013

IPL 2013 Podcast - Cricket World's JP Gives His View

Cricket World's John Pennington has been offering his thoughts on the Indian Premer League 2013 during Lowell Tuckerman's Desi 1170 AM Friday night sports radio show.
17 April 2013

IPL 2013: Mishra Hat-Trick Hands Sunrisers Victory

Amit Mishra took his third Indian Premier League hat-trick to bowl Sunrisers Hyderabad to an 11-run win over Pune Warriors as they successfully defended a score of 119 for eight. Mishra finished with figures of four for 12, dismissing Buvneshwar Kumar, Rahul Sharma and Ashok Dinda to bowl the home side out for 108 after they lost their last six wickets for just seven runs.
17 April 2013

IPL 2013: Bangalore Win Super Over Thriller

An extraordinary Indian Premier League 2013 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils was only decided in the former's favour from the final ball of the tournament's second Super Over. Chasing 153 for victory, Bangalore lost five wickets for nine runs before managing to level the scores and then defended 15 to win the Super Over when Ravi Rampaul bowled Irfan Pathan with Delhi needing five to win.
16 April 2013

IPL 2013: Kings XI Hold On To Beat Knight Riders

Kings XI Punjab registered their second win of the Indian Premier League 2013 by defeating reigning champions Kolkata Knight Riders by four runs. They moved up to fifth place in the table as a result of holding on at the end, as Kolkata slipped to sixth places after suffering their third loss.
16 April 2013

IPL 2013: Pune Produce Upset To Beat Chennai

In a tournament that has already served up its fair share of upsets, Pune Warriors produced another big one by beating Chennai Super Kings in game 19 of the Indian Premier League 2013 by 24 runs. Australians Aaron Finch and Stephen Smith played key innings to help them make 159 for five before Chennai lost a wicket without scoring a run and eventually closed on 135 for eight.
15 April 2013

IPL 2013 Podcasts - Week Two Review, Pondulkar

In their latest series of Indian Premier League 2013 podcasts, John Pennington and Chetan Narula discuss a number of topics, ranging from Delhi Daredevils' struggles to the form of Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings.
15 April 2013

IPL 2013: Changing Fortunes Ten Days In

Two weekends in the 2013 Indian Premier League have come and gone, almost as a wind. The cricket on show has been enticing, at times a little slow and at other times the supposed entertainment took over. The one assured aspect that came out on top though, and will continue to do so, is the ebb and flow of different teams as fortunes will change daily. Chetan Narula runs the rule over the start of the 2013 tournament.
15 April 2013

IPL 2013: Ruthless Rajasthan See Off Kings XI

Rajasthan Royals put up a clinical show on their way to a six-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab at Jaipur. It was a close-run thing in the end, but Rajasthan never truly lost control and cemented their place at third place in the Indian Premier League points table, with six from four games.
14 April 2013

IPL 2013: Kolkata Get Back To Winning Ways

Kolkata Knight Riders overcame their reversal in form to register a 48-run win against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Eden Gardens in Kolkata in game 17 of the Indian Premier League 2013. It was the visitors’ first loss in three games as they are stand in third place in the points table, with six points from five matches. Kolkata are on four points from as many matches.
14 April 2013

IPL 2013: Jadeja Stars In Last-Over Thriller

Chennai Super Kings recorded a sensational four-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore at Chennai to move into fourth place in the Indian Premier League 2013 points table. They now have four points from three games, while Bangalore are at second spot with six from five games after a dramatic match which was only settled in the dying moments.
13 April 2013

 
 
 
 

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