PUNE: A fortnight can be a long time in the IPL. Team Pune know that only too well, because the last time they tasted victory was on April 21 against Delhi. Since then they have lost five games in a row and have slipped to eighth place in the standings.
KOLKATA: It was paradise lost for Sourav Ganguly on his return to the Eden Gardens on Saturday as his Team Pune were outclassed by Team Kolkata in all departments of the game. The seven-run loss – Pune’s fifth in a row – all but put paid to their [...]
KOLKATA: As the Eden Gardens filled up, the occasion having spectators getting to their seats well before the 4 pm start despite a scorching summer sun, everyone would have looked out for the answer. How many?
With Bengal’s biggest sporting icon coming ‘home’ to take on the team that turned [...]
PUNE: On a slow, tricky wicket, cricketing skills have to confront a very different challenge. Team Mumbai knew that the Pune strip would test them after winning the toss and choosing to bat. But even they could not have imagined that they would manage only 120-9 after being 42 for no loss [...]
BANGALORE: Late Tuesday night, Team Bangalore’s deadly opener Chris Gayle took Team Pune to the cleaners but he also sent 11-year-old Tia Bhatia to the operation theatre. After his huge six broke her nose, he rushed to her bedside, held her hand, planted a kiss and profusely apologized. [...]
PUNE: Team Pune will be aiming to nip their batting worries in the bud when they take on defending champions Chennai at the Subrata Roy Sahara stadium on Saturday. After a spectacular start to the season with two thumping wins, the hosts were brought down to earth by a seven-wicket [...]
PUNE: Pune made a winning start at their spanking new home, the Subrata Roy Sahara stadium, located at Gahunje village off the Pune-Mumbai Expressway on Sunday, with a 22-run win over Adam Gilchrist-led Punjab.
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