Tag Archives: IPL

Spot Fixing Scandal: Sreesanth, 2 Others Let Off by Court

A Delhi court has dismissed the charges against former India pacer S Sreesanth, left-arm spinner Ankeet Chavan and off-spinner Ajit Chandila in 2013 spot-fixing scandal, in a verdict that will wipe off the two-year long blame on these players. The evidence furnished was insufficient, said the court. All three players were arrested by the Delhi police and were jailed during ...

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Ab de Villiers Blessed with a Baby Boy

South Africa’s ODI captain AB de Villiers and wife Danielle de Villiers were blessed with a baby boy on Wednesday. One of the best batsman of the modern generation, de Villiers was on paternity leave after he pulled out of the ongoing Test series against Bangladesh to be on his wife’s side. AB de Villiers and his wife Danielle welcomed ...

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Good Bye Champions League T20, says BCCI

The Governing Council of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) on Wednesday confirmed that the tournament will be discontinued with immediate effect. Comprising representatives Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Cricket South Africa(CSA) and Cricket Australia(CA) made the decision unanimously. The 2015 edition which was scheduled for September and October will not take place now. Just a day after ...

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IPL verdict: Lodha committee bans CSK, RR for two years

Indian Premier League (IPL) will now have only six teams for two years as Supreme Court appointed Lodha Committee turned their verdict against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) and banned them for two years for betting, today. In a breakthrough decision, the Lodha Committee banned Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra, the respective owners of CSK and RR ...

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Lalit Modi: Past Imperfect, Present Risky?

Lalit Modi’s past is coming into focus faster than expected and as a sophomore at Duke University in North California, he was arrested and charged with drug possession and kidnapping a teenager. The documents unearthed by American Bazaar reveal that he was arrested for drug possession and kidnapping and unlawfully restraining a 16-year-old. He pleaded guilty to charges for violation ...

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Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 18 runs

Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) Mumbai Indians defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 18 runs in their Indian Premier League match at the Chinnaswamy stadium here on Sunday. Mumbai Indians 209 for 7 in 20 overs (Lendl Simmons 59, Unmukt Chand 58, Rohit Sharma 42; David Wiese 4 for 33, Yuzvendra Chahal 2 for 28). Royal Challengers Bangalore 191 for 7 in ...

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McCullum Mesmerises to Smash Mumbai Indians for CSK in IPL

Openers Dwayne Smith and Brendon McCullum gave an explosive start, as Chennai Super Kings carved out an emphatic six wicket win over a lacklustre Mumbai Indians with 20 balls to spare at the Wankhede Stadium here. Dwayne Barvo (13; 5 b, 1 x4,1×6) struck the winning runs with a over boundary, as Chennai reached 189/4 in 16.4 overs, in reply ...

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Rajasthan Royals Admits Player Approached for Match Fixing

A Rajasthan Royals cricketer was approached for fixing 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, the team management said on Friday. The Royals reaction comes in after the Indian Express reported on Friday that the Mumbai-based Royals player was approached by his Ranji Trophy teammate “with an offer of money if he followed a pre-decided pattern of play”. The player refused ...

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BCCI Announces Twitter Partnership This Year Too

After consecutive partnership in the last two season of IPL 2013 and IPL 2014, both the IPL and Twitter will join again for the IPL 8 season to bring new products and enhance the cricket viewing experience for fans, said BCCI. The IPL 2015 will provide similar experience to its fans this year who are online or offline, watching on ...

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IPL 2015 Team Review – Mumbai Indians

By – Arjun Prasad Two time champions league winners and one time IPL champions Mumbai Indians are up for review next. The costliest IPL outfit yet, Mumbai never back down from a high profile buy. Whether it was Sachin or Malinga or pollard, the big wigs shelled out all the ammo to make Mumbai the next big team in the ...

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IPL 2015 Team Review – Kolkata Knight Riders

Looking at the fanfare and the star power they possessed in the initial seasons of the IPL, the Kolkata Knight Riders looked like ‘the side’ indeed. But bottom half finishes in all three years made people think otherwise. Fast forwarding a couple of years and bringing you to the current scenario, the Knight Riders boast of 2 championship wins under ...

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IPL 2015 Team Review – Royal Challengers Bangalore

Next up, we look at a side that has shown a lot of promise in the past but failed to exceed expectations, the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Failing to cross the final hurdle on two occasions, the pride of Karnataka knows how it feels to play among the big boys. However, it is their ability to collapse at crucial junctures that ...

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IPL 2015 Team Review – Chennai Super Kings

The biggest sporting event of the calendar year is done for, but the excitement doesn’t seem to end there. Fast forward a couple of weeks and we find ourselves in the midst of perhaps the world’s most loved and watched cricketing event, the Indian premier League. The league has always gotten better by the years and this time too promises ...

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IPL 2015: Champions KKR riding on youth, experience to defend title

By Debdoot Das  After several disastrous seasons in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) finally got into their stride in 2012 after winning the title and reclaiming it in 2014. The defending champions may not look the best side on paper but they sure carry the potential to defend and again hold aloft the coveted trophy. The ...

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Match Fixing Case: Explain Conflict of Interest in IPL, SC Asks Srinivasan, Hearing Continues Today

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked sidelined BCCI president N. Srinivasan whether he was in a position of conflict or not while being the head of the Indian cricket’s governing body and also holding a franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Srinivasan is the managing director of the India Cements which is the owner of ...

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Mudgal Panel nails Meiyappan; clean chit for Srinivasan

The Supreme Court-appointed Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee, which investigated the allegations of spot fixing and betting in the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has said that sidelined BCCI president N. Srinivasan’s son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan was involved in betting. The report, however, gave a clean chit to Srinivasan on both counts of spot fixing and betting. While exonerating ...

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