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Couple of players have reported approaches in IPL 7: Gavaskar


BCCI’s interim president Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday said a couple of cases of players being approached by “outsiders” during the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) have been reported to the anti-corruption officials. Replying to a query whether there were cases ...

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All-round Akshar takes KXIP home


A chase of 165 would have been a cakewalk at Feroz Shah Kotla for Kings XI Punjab against the last-placed team Delhi Daredevils. Against a team that not only has forgotten to win, but also have failed to put up ...

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Gambhir guides KKR to a nine-wicket win over KXIP


Even when the opposition has made grand plans to stop the main man, Kings XI Punjab have managed to win this season.  Glenn Maxwell scored big in four matches and they all ended in victories, but KXIP also won thrice ...

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Smith and Faulkner steal epic heist


Chasing 191 was always going to need something special, and Rajasthan Royals got it from Steven Smith and James Faulkner, who is fast becoming the embodiment of the modern-day ice man. In a counter-attacking partnership of 85 in just 38 ...

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Wounded CSK square off against resurgent MI


Home is where the heart always is. After losing their first five league games, Mumbai Indians have begun to play like the champions of 2013 by winning their next two games. The Wankhede stadium is a fortress for MI and ...

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Bhuvneshwar leads SRH win


Bhuvneshwar Kumar took three wickets in an over to cancel out Shane Watson’s hat-trick as Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Rajasthan Royals by 32 runs to register their third win in seven matches at Ahmedabad on Thursday night. Dale Steyn, who bowled ...

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Zaheer out for the rest of IPL 7


Mumbai Indians pacer Zaheer Khan has been ruled out for the rest of the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League due to a shoulder injury, team captain Rohit Sharma confirmed at the toss ahead of MI’s game against Royal ...

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Mary Kom to return after two-year break


It’s been a long break for MC Mary Kom. After helping India clinch a bronze in the London Olympics a year and a half back, the boxer from Manipur decided to give more time to her family. But when the ...

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De Villiers assault stuns Sunrisers


It happened once, in 2012, when AB de Villiers, his South Africa teammate, had taken Dale Steyn apart for 23 runs in a crucial 18th over as Royal Challengers Bangalore had emerged close winners over Deccan Chargers, Steyn’s former franchise. ...

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Nair makes it an easy chase for RR


Rajat Bhatia, Rajasthan Royals’ veteran allrounder, had spoken of the unpredictable nature of the Feroz Shah Kotla wicket when they had gone into the innings break after giving away 152 runs to hosts Delhi Daredevils. The slow nature of the ...

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