CHENNAI: Wounded Delhi Daredevils would be eager to draw inspiration from their own performances in the league stages for a spot in the final of the ongoing Indian Premier League when they take on a rejuvenated Chennai Super Kings in the second qualifying match on Friday.
Having topped the [...]
BANGALORE: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming applauded Mike Hussey and S Badrinath for laying a solid platform for their skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to launch an attack in death overs that turned the match in their favour against Mumbai Indians in the
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) may have bought plenty of goodwill by shelling out around Rs 100 crore as one-time payment to former Indian cricketers who missed out when the game wasn’t as rich and monetarily rewarding as it is today, but it seems to have ruffled [...]
NEW DELHI: From the time West Indies spinner Sunil Narine arrived to play in IPL 5, the Kolkata team management has taken care to ensure that the ‘special one’ feels at home. The dynamic spinner with an unusual bowling action has repaid the team’s faith with a superlative performance.
PUNE: Gautam Gambhir feels Team Kolkata’s qualification for the IPL 5 final has vindicated his faith in the “core group of players” he has persisted with throughout the tournament.
Kolkata turned the tables on favourites Delhi to post an 18-run win in the qualifier at the Subrata Roy Sahara stadium. [...]
PUNE: Mahela Jayawardene conceded that Delhi made a mistake when they chose four seamers, three of them express speedsters, for the qualifier against Kolkata on Tuesday.
On a slow, virgin track at the Gahunje stadium, Delhi’s pace-oriented attack played into the hands of the crafty Kolkata batsmen. On the other [...]
BANGALORE: Well begun is half the job done, they say. But they also say how you start doesn’t always matter; it is how you finish that invariably does.
On Wednesday [...]
Chasing a daunting 188, Mumbai [...]
Chasing 188, Mumbai got off [...]