Indian Premier League & IPL

IPL team preview - Royal Challengers Bangalore hope to sort out bowling woes

Royal Challengers Bangalore will continue in their search for their maiden Indian Premier League title that has evaded them in the previous nine years.
7 March 2017

IPL team preview - Sunrisers Hyderabad bring in Afghan flavour for 2017 season

Defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad kick-off their Indian Premier League (IPL) title defence in the tournament opener when they lock horns with last year finalist Royal Challengers Bangalore on 5th April.
6 March 2017

Ben Stokes, Tymal Mills headline IPL auction ahead of 2017 season

England all-rounder Ben Stokes and speedster Tymal Mills are set to make their debut in the Indian Premier League 2017 season after they were picked in the auction conducted on Monday.
20 February 2017

Mitchell Starc pulls out of IPL 2017

Australia speedster Mitchell Starc has pulled out of the Indian Premier League 2017 season in order to recover from a gruelling international schedule.
20 February 2017

Steven Smith replaces MS Dhoni as Rising Pune Supergiants skipper

Australian captain Steven Smith will replace MS Dhoni as the skipper of the Rising Pune Supergiants franchise for the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League 2017 season.
20 February 2017

Stokes, Woakes set to make IPL debut after listed in auction

A number of England international stars including Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes and Jonny Bairstow will join their skipper Eoin Morgan in the Indian Premier League 2017 auction scheduled in Bangalore on 20th February.
7 February 2017

Kevin Pietersen pulls out of Indian Premier League 2017 auction

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has withdrawn himself from the Indian Premier League 2017 auction.
4 February 2017

Joe Root turns down IPL offer

England vice-captain Joe Root has made himself unavailable for the upcoming Indian Premier League 2017 tournament to spend time with his newborn son.
19 January 2017

Kolkata Knight Riders appoint Lakshmipathy Balaji as new bowling coach

Kolkata Knight Riders have announced former India pacer Lakshmipathy Balaji as the new bowling coach of the team for the upcoming season of Indian Premier League.
4 January 2017

IPL 2017 scheduled to begin in April first week

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced the dates for the 2017 edition of the Indian Premier League tournament.
9 November 2016

I keep learning in every IPL season - Rahul Dravid

Former Indian captain Rahul Dravid has stated that every season in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been an opportunity for him to learn something new about the game.
9 July 2016

BCCI to host mini IPL in September

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced that they will host a condensed version of the Indian Premier League overseas every year in the month of September.
25 June 2016

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