Kohli stars as Bangalore thrash Chennai in IPL

Skipper Virat Kohli hit an unbeaten 90 as Royal Challengers Bangalore outplayed Chennai Super Kings by 37 runs in the Indian Premier League on Saturday. Kohli held the innings strong despite early losses including AB de Villiers for nought and a slow start to take the attack to the opposition in Bangalore’s 169 for four […]

Bairstow, Warner score fast and furious to give Hyderabad key IPL win

David Warner hit his 50th Indian Premier League half century on Thursday as he plundered runs with Jonny Bairstow off a hapless Punjab Kings XI attack to give Sunrisers Hyderabad a key win. Even the fastest IPL 50 of the year by Nicholas Pooran — from 17 balls — failed to inspire Punjab who were […]

Bravo reaches 150 IPL wickets but Chennai lose

Birthday boy Dwayne Bravo reached 150 wickets in the Indian Premier League on Wednesday but his side Chennai Super Kings went down to Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 runs. The West Indies all-rounder, who turned 37, got to the landmark with his third wicket of Shivam Mavi for nought as Chennai bowled out Kolkata for […]

Street vendor to IPL – the cricketing fairy tale of India’s Jaiswal

Teenage batsman Yashasvi Jaiswal sold street food and lived in tents to pursue his cricket dream, and now he is playing with top stars in the Indian Premier League. The 18-year-old left-hand batsman scored 400 runs in six one-day matches for India at this year’s Under-19 World Cup, but it was his IPL deal with […]

Rabada helps Delhi rout Bangalore to top IPL table

South African quick Kagiso Rabada claimed four wickets including Virat Kohli’s key scalp to lead Delhi Capitals to the top of Indian Premier League table on Monday. Rabada returned figures of 4-28 and topped the IPL bowling chart with 12 wickets in five matches as Delhi outplayed Royal Challengers Bangalore by 59 runs in Dubai. […]

Watson, Du Plessis lead Chennai to 10-wicket IPL win

Shane Watson struck form with a blazing 83 in an unbeaten opening partnership of 181 with Faf du Plessis as Chennai Super Kings thrashed Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets in the Indian Premier League on Sunday. The 39-year-old Watson hit his first half-century of the season and combined with Du Plessis, who smashed 87, […]

Stokes set to join IPL side Royals

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is set to join his Indian Premier League side Rajasthan Royals after missing the first two weeks of the Twenty20 tournament, the team said on Saturday. Royals tweeted a picture of their star player on a flight after asking a question, “How long does it take from Christchurch to UAE (United […]

Kohli hits form in Bangalore’s big IPL win

Skipper Virat Kohli hit form with his first half-century of this Indian Premier League season as he led Royal Challengers Bangalore to a comfortable win over Rajasthan Royals on Saturday. Kohli, who came into the match with scores of 14, one and three, remained unbeaten on 72 as Bangalore chased down a target of 155 […]

Boult conquers hot conditions to help Mumbai top IPL table

New Zealand quick Trent Boult returned figures of 2-28 as he overcame hot UAE weather to help holders Mumbai Indians reach top of the Indian Premier League table on Sunday. Boult, a left-arm paceman, led a disciplined bowling attack with Australia’s James Pattinson, who also took two wickets, as Mumbai outplayed Sunrisers Hyderabad by 34 […]

Mavi, Nagarkoti help Kolkata win big in IPL

Indian quicks Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti on Wednesday led Kolkata Knight Riders to a big IPL win after the franchise had persisted with the bowling duo through injury layoffs since 2018. Both Mavi and Nagarkoti, who were brought by Kolkata two years ago after an eye catching performance in India’s Under-19 World Cup win, […]