newscricket4 days ago

Reports | Delhi Daredevils and Rajasthan Royals want Ricky Ponting as coach

According to reports, Ricky Ponting could soon return to the Indian Premier League as the head coach of Delhi Daredevils for the 2018 season. Like the Delhi based team, Rajasthan Royals are also keen to get the former Australian skipper’s services in the upcoming edition of the league.
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newscricket7 days ago

Why would I leave Mumbai Indians, asks Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya has rubbished reports claiming the all-rounder wanted to be on IPL's auction block next season, by stating that playing for Mumbai Indians has been a life-changing experience for him and the team gave him everything. He also talked about his bonding with MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli.
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newscricket11 days ago

IPL 2018 | BCCI yet to take final decision on IPL retention policy

The BCCI officials have failed to reach a final decision on player retention for the 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League in the board meeting. The IPL governing council (GC) had proposed the retention of three players with a maximum of two Indians in next year’s mega auction.
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newscricket15 days ago

Sreesanth slams Rahul Dravid, MS Dhoni for not supporting him

S Sreesanth has expressed his disappointment at Rahul Dravid and MS Dhoni for not standing by him during the spot-fixing scandal in the IPL 2013. Sreesanth was accused of being involved in fixing during the 2013 IPL while playing for Rajasthan Royals and was subsequently banned from the game.
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newscricket17 days ago

Sreesanth should back his claims of BCCI bias, feels Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev has told Sreesanth that if he thinks that the BCCI has been biased then he has to cite enough examples to back his claims of facing rough treatment from the Indian cricket board. Sreesanth was accused of being involved in the spot-fixing scandal during 2013 IPL and was subsequently banned.
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newscricket17 days ago

I will fight for my right, says Sreesanth, who plans to approach Supreme Court

S Sreesanth has claimed that he will approach the Supreme Court to lift the life ban imposed on him by the BCCI by stating that he will fight for his right and wants to get back the respect. The BCCI has imposed a ban on him after the allegations of spot-fixing during an IPL match in 2013.
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newscricket24 days ago

Reports : Hardik Pandya keen to be in next season’s IPL auction pool

Hardik Pandya has reportedly informed the Indian cricket board about his willingness to be a part of the auction block for the next season of the Indian Premier League. Mumbai Indians included the all-rounder in their squad two seasons ago for Rs 10 lakh and they are eager to retain him.
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newscricketa month ago

Few IPL franchises oppose proposed three-player retention policy

Some IPL franchises are unwelcoming of the idea of retaining three players in the team in the next IPL and feel that it destroys the whole purpose of calling it the ‘mega auction’. But an official differed with the views and said that the league is as much about cricket as it is about fan loyalty.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports : Teams may be allowed to retain three players for 2018 IPL

According to the reports, teams could be allowed to retain three players for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League with the governing council discussing the idea on Tuesday. The final call will be taken on November 14 after the confirmation from all the eight IPL franchise.
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newscricketa month ago

BCCI asked to pay heavy compensation to Kochi Tuskers Kerala

Kochi Tuskers have won arbitration case against the BCCI over wrongful terminational from the IPL and now the scrapped franchise will be paid Rs 850 crore in compensation. Tuskers made their debut in 2011, but an internal dispute resulted in them being kicked out of the Indian Premier League.
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