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McCullum powers CSK to easy win


In MS Dhoni’s 100th IPL game, Brendon McCullum powered Chennai Super Kings to an easy seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians in Game 13 of IPL 7 at the Dubai International cricket stadium on Friday night, taking his team to the ...

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Brilliant Jadeja helps CSK defend a modest total vs RR


While the Indian Premier League is having a hard time in the Supreme Court having to defend itself against allegations of betting, the two most affected teams by the scandal – Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals – played out ...

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SC to BCCI: Continue probe with Mudgal’s


In a blow to the BCCI, the Supreme Court on Tuesday snubbed the three-member probe panel proposed by the Indian cricket board into corruption in the Indian Premier League. Ravi Shastri, JN Patel and RK Raghavan were named in the ...

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SRH bank heavily on Mishra, the IPL’s leading spinner


At February’s player auction, Sunrisers Hyderabad used their right-to-match card for three-time IPL hat-trick taker Amit Mishra after Delhi Daredevils bid 4.75 crore for the 31-year-old legspinner. Their move was not in the least bit surprising, considering Mishra’s success in ...

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Saina Nehwal skips Asian Championship


Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal pulled out of the prestigious Asian Badminton Championship scheduled to be held in Korea next week. Saina, who won a bronze at the 2010 Asian meet, will concentrate on the Thomas and Uber Cups to ...

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Kallis, Pandey shine as KKR thrash MI in IPL opener


Jacques Kallis and Manish Pandey hit fifties as Kolkata Knight Riders began their IPL 7 in style, beating defending champions Mumbai Indians by 41 runs at Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Wednesday. Chasing 164 to win in the tournament ...

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Top footballers pleased with Ganguly owning ISL franchise


The national team’s two top footballers, Syed Rahim Nabi and Ishfaq Ahmed, on Tuesday welcomed Sourav Ganguly’s decision to co-own the Kolkata franchise in the much-anticipated Indian Super League, and said his presence will attract more number of people into ...

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I’ll count upon Sehwag’s support in IPL: Bailey


George Bailey was an unknown commodity when he took over the reins of Australia’s T20 team. A couple of years on, Bailey is a regular fixture in the T20 and ODI squads and earned a spot in the Ashes side ...

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Want to impact sporting fabric of the nation: Sachin Tendulkar


Considered the ‘God of Cricket’ for more than two decades, the iconic Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday took the plunge into football when he bought the Kochi franchise in the Indian Super League, forming a new bond with ‘God’s own Country’. ...

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Wickets should be the same in UAE, believes Ishant


Having missed out on the recent World T20 and Asia Cup action, lanky pacer Ishant Sharma is fit and raring to go for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the seventh edition of IPL starting April 16 in Abu Dhabi. “Obviously, you feel ...

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