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Fawad Chaudhry explains why Pakistan banned IPL

We don’t want to promote Indian domestic cricket

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April 2, 2019

 

Smith, Warner return to IPL action with World Cup looming

Australia’s star batting duo were given 12-month suspensions last March for their role in the ball-tampering scandal

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March 21, 2019

 

‘Huge lifeline’ as India court scraps Sreesanth’s life ban for fixing

India’s Supreme Court scrapped cricketer Sreesanth life ban for match-fixing but stopped short of acquitting the paceman

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March 15, 2019

 

BCCI appoints Raman as head coach of women’s team

Gary Kirtsen, who was favourite for the position, was ineligible due to his IPL contract

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December 21, 2018

 

Disgraced Australian stars Smith, Warner to return for IPL 2019

Royals and Sunrisers have not named their captains for the upcoming season

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November 15, 2018

 

Sidhu suggests cricket matches between top IPL, PSL teams

Former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu suggested that cricket matches be played between the winning teams of the Indian Premier League and Pakistan Super League

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August 19, 2018

 

Teenage Afghan googly wizard wows cricketing world

He’s 19 and from a country at war for decades, but Rashid Khan of Afghanistan is the toast of the cricket world with his leg-spin wizardry. From Thursday, the world’s top-ranked Twenty20 bowler will be in action as Afghanistan play their first ever Test match, the gruelling five-day format beloved of purists, against the mighty…

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June 11, 2018

 

Watson ton takes Chennai Super Kings to third IPL title

Shane Watson smashed an unbeaten 117 as Chennai Super Kings thrashed Sunrisers Hyderabad to win their third Indian Premier League title in a spectacular return from a two-year corruption ban. The 36-year-old Australian hit eight sixes and 11 fours in a stunning 57 ball innings as Chennai took just 18.3 overs to overcome Hyderabad’s 178-6…

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May 28, 2018

 

Kohli to skip Surrey stint after suffering neck injury

India cricket captain Virat Kohli has suffered a neck injury during an Indian Premier League match and will not play for English county championship side Surrey next month, the country’s cricket board said on Thursday. Batsman Kohli had signed a one-month deal to represent Surrey in June to prepare for a test series against England…

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May 24, 2018

 

India flexes IPL muscle in hunt for more TV riches

The head of the multi-billion dollar Indian Premier League says the glitzy tournament is taking aim at football and basketball’s heartlands as India strengthens its role as world cricket’s financial powerhouse. The high-octane Twenty20 extravaganza — which reaches the climax of its 11th season this week — is doing “wonderfully well”, IPL chairperson Rajeev Shukla…

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May 22, 2018

 

India aims for women’s IPL in three years

India aims to launch a women’s version of its hugely popular Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament in the next three years, a senior official said Tuesday. As part of the build-up, top international women players will take part in a Twenty20 game at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium next week. “We are planning to get a…

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May 15, 2018

 

Kohli blasts ‘criminal’ bowling after IPL six-fest

Bangalore: Captain Virat Kohli slammed Royal Challengers’ bowling as “criminal” after Mahendra Singh Dhoni lifted Chennai Super Kings top of the Indian Premier League in a game featuring a record 33 sixes. Dhoni — who stood down for Kohli as India skipper in all formats last year — smashed an unbeaten 70 off 34 as…

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April 26, 2018

 

Dhoni triumphant as IPL sixes record smashed

CHENNAI: MS Dhoni smashed the ball into the crowd seven times — including to seal the winning runs — in a match that racked up a record number of Indian Premier League sixes as his Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore to go top of the table. Dhoni hit an unbeaten 34 ball 70…

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April 26, 2018

 

Indian police crack down on IPL betting racket

New Delhi: Indian police have arrested three men suspected of placing illegal bets on Indian Premier League matches as authorities crack down on gambling rackets that emerge around the billion-dollar franchise every year. The trio were accused of running an online betting syndicate from a residence in New Delhi. Nearly all gambling is illegal in…

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April 17, 2018

 

BCCI set for billion-dollar deal in media rights war

New Delhi, India: India’s cricket board is set to break the billion dollar barrier in its new media rights deal after two days of intense bidding between rival firms, which are scheduled to end Thursday. Bidding hit $926 million Wednesday in the fight between Star India, Sony and Reliance Jio for television and digital rights for…

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April 4, 2018

 

Williamson named Sunrisers captain after Warner exit

New Delhi: Indian Premier League side Sunrisers Hyderabad on Thursday named New Zealand’s Kane Williamson as captain after scandal-tainted Australian David Warner withdrew. “I have accepted the role to stand in as captain for this season. It’s an exciting opportunity with a talented group of players,” the 27-year-old Kiwi skipper said in a statement released…

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March 29, 2018

 

Ball-tampering: Warner, Smith ruled out of IPL

SYDNEY: Steve Smith and David Warner suffered a further blow on Wednesday after the BCCI confirmed that the pair will not be allowed to participate in this year’s Indian Premier League as a result of their part in the ball-tampering scandal currently engulfing Australian cricket. “The Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Wednesday took cognizance of…

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March 28, 2018

 

Ranveer Singh to get र50m for 15-minute IPL performance

PHOTO: FILE Padmaavat sensation Ranveer Sindh will be paid 50 million rupees in Indian currency for a 15-minute performance at the Indian Premier League According to Pinkvilla, he will perform for 15 minutes at the opening ceremony of the 11th edition of IPL on April 7. “His appeal cuts across cities and age groups,” said…

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March 27, 2018

 

Smith quits as Royals IPL captain after scandal

New Delhi: Indian Premier League side Rajasthan Royals on Monday replaced Australia’s Steve Smith as captain over his role in a ball-tampering controversy. Smith, who is on a $1.9-million contract with the Royals, will be replaced by India’s Ajinkya Rahane as skipper for the new IPL season starting April 7. “Steve believes given the current…

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March 26, 2018

 

What has PSL done for Pakistan’s cricket?

By Roohan Ahmed Cricket has finally come back to Karachi, the city where I was born and started playing the game in the late 90s. Like thousands of fans, I too am grateful to the Pakistan Cricket Board, its chairman Najam Sethi, the government and all the law-enforcement-agencies for making this city safe again for…

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March 22, 2018

 

IPL to adopt DRS for first time

New Delhi: This year’s Indian Premier League will feature the Decision Review System (DRS) for the first time, organisers have said. IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla confirmed that the technology will be used when the eleventh edition of the cash-rich tournament gets underway next month. “Yes, this idea has been going around for many years,” Shukla…

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March 22, 2018

 
 
 
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