reportcricket7 years ago

IPL 2016: Debutants Gujarat Lions emerge victorious in ‘Battle of Lions’

Powered by Aaron Finch’s 47-ball 74, Gujarat Lions defeated Kings XI by six wickets in their opener at Mohali today to get off to a winning start in the IPL. Earlier, the Lions had restricted Kings XI to 161/6 after Dwayne Bravo picked up four wickets to break the back of the batting line-up.
Arun S Kaimal
newscricket7 years ago

IPL 9 officially begins after glitzy opening ceremony

The ninth edition of the cash-rich IPL kicked off on Friday after a dazzling Bollywood-style opening ceremony at the National Sports Club of India in Mumbai. Bollywood stars Ranveer Singh, Katrina Kaif and Jacqueline Fernandez appeared with their popular numbers to entertain the audience.
Arun S Kaimal
featurecricket7 years ago

All-time IPL XI – Dhoni leads team while Kohli misses out

Ayesha d'Souza
newscricket7 years ago

There will not be another CSK: Dwayne Bravo

West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has said that he will miss playing under MS Dhoni, and that there will not be another team like Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. However, he has thrown his full support behind his new skipper Suresh Raina, and has hoped that the CSK fans support the Gujarat Lions.
Amlan Majumdar
newscricket7 years ago

Raina's Rajkot team also stakes claim for CSK legacy

Former Chennai Super Kings player and current Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina on Tuesday said that the core of the Chennai team is assembled in Gujarat. Apart from Raina, former CSK players like Brendon McCullum, Dwayne Bravo, Dwayne Smith and Ravindra Jadeja are part of the Gujarat Lions squad.
Arun S Kaimal
newscricket7 years ago

Once Kohli gets going, he always converts it into a big innings : Dhoni

MS Dhoni has heaped praise on Virat Kohli's ability to rotate the strike under pressure, his love for challenges and his need to contribute in each and every game, after his match-winning knock against Pakistan. He also opened up on Raina's poor form, and why Ashwin did not bowl his 4th over.
Debarshee Mitra
reportcricket7 years ago

World T20: Kiwis spin magic spell as India implode under pressure

India got off to the worst possible start to their home World T20 on Tuesday after losing to New Zealand by 47 runs in the opening match of the event at the VCA stadium in Jamtha. After restricting the Kiwis to 126/7, India batsmen tumbled under pressure gifting nine wickets to the Kiwi spinners.
Arun S Kaimal
reportcricket7 years ago

World T20 – warm-up: South Africa halt India’s brilliant chase to emerge on top

A brilliant chase from the Indian batsmen after South Africa put 196/9 on the board, went in vain as the Proteas registered a four-run win in their last warm-up match of the World T20 at Mumbai. Dhawan and Raina scored 73 and 41 respectively before retiring out to give a chance to others.
Debarshee Mitra
newscricket7 years ago

We have done well in T20 format apart from one T20 World cup: Dhoni

Ahead of the upcoming Asia Cup T20 in Bangladesh next week and the ICC World T20 in India in March, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni reiterated his team's position as one of the favourites for the T20 tournaments by saying that the team has played well in all T20 World Cups apart from one.
Arun S Kaimal
newscricket7 years ago

India-Pakistan Game will be high-scoring, says HPCA curator

Arch-rivals India and Pakistan will lock horns in the group stage of the 2016 ICC World T20 Cup at the picturesque Dharamsala stadium on March 19, and the excitement over the epic clash is already in the air with the curator of the pitch predicting a high-scoring encounter between the two.
Amlan Majumdar