- Dhoni liked my version of helicopter shot: Pandya(12:50)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) All-rounder Hardik Pandya has been in great touch in the ongoing edition of the IPL. In the nine matches, he has scored 218 runs at 194.64 strike rate and has picked up eight wickets for the Mumbai Indians (MI).
- Hardik's work ethics are second to none: Krunal(11:44)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Flamboyant all-rounder Hardik Pandya was out of the Indian cricket for almost six months, owing to a back injury and a suspension he got from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for his comments on a chat show.
- KXIP start as favourites at Delhi's home (Preview)(11:02)
By Baidurjo Bhose
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The wicket at the Ferozeshah Kotla once again came back to haunt Delhi Capitals and stop their three-match winning momentum on Thursday. And Kings XI Punjab will look to feed off that very advantage when they come to the Kotla on Saturday with some quality spinners in a side led by none other than R. Ashwin.
- Rohit Sharma 3rd Indian to score 8K T20 runs(09:56)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Explosive opener Rohit Sharma has become the third Indian batsman to score 8,000 runs in T20 cricket. He achieved the feat while playing for Mumbai Indians against Delhi Capitals in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
- MI outplayed us in all departments: Shreyas Iyer(09:46)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Delhi Capitals (DC) skipper Shreyas Iyer conceded that his side was outplayed in all the three departments by the Mumbai Indians (MI) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash.
- Rohit all praise for Chahar post Delhi win(09:40)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma has heaped praises on Rahul Chahar for playing a crucial part in his team's thumping 40-run win over the Delhi Capitals in the ongoing IPL, saying the young spinner has a good attitude and is always clear about his plans and executes them well.
- Clinical Mumbai thrash lacklustre Delhi by 40 runs (Lead)(23:40)
By Baidurjo Bhose
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Rishabh Pant had started Delhi Capitals' journey in the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League by smashing Mumbai Indians pacer Jasprit Bumrah all over the park in their opening encounter in Mumbai. But Bumrah got his revenge at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Thursday as he sent Pant's off-stump for a walk in the park. With that ended DC's hope as they finished on 128/9, losing the game by 40 runs.
- Pandya brothers take MI to 168/5 against DC(21:58)
By Baidurjo Bhose
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Hardik Pandya (32 off 15 balls) and Krunal Pandya (37* off 26 balls) provided the late flourish as Mumbai Indians (MI) scored 168/5 in 20 overs against Delhi Capitals (DC) in their Indian Premier League clash at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Thursday.
- Russell skips training after injuring shoulder(20:26)
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) While Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have not ruled him out of their crucial Indian Premier League (IPL) game against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Friday, Andre Russell skipped practice on Thursday following a left shoulder injury after being hit by a bouncer.
- Players can now focus on IPL post WC selection: Karthik(19:56)
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) With the World Cup team selection now done, players can focus back on the Indian Premier League (IPL), feels Dinesh Karthik, who pipped Rishabh Pant for a place in the 15-member India squad for the showpiece event starting May 30 in England and Wales.
- Mumbai opt to bat against Delhi (Toss)(19:44)
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Mumbai Indians' skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat against Delhi Capitals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Thursday.
- Can't plan to dismiss greats like Kohli, ABD: Gopal(16:30)
By Kaushik Kumar
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) April 2 will always be etched in the memory of leg-spinner Shreyas Gopal. Playing for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL), he picked three wickets against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to help his team register a 7-wicket win. More than the win, it was the wickets that he scalped that will stay with him forever -- Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and upcoming Windies talent Shimron Hetmyer.
- Dhoni chills with Warner & Co post Hyderabad game (Lead)(15:26)
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Despite missing the game against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) due to back spasm, Chennai Super Kings' (CSK) skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was seen involved in post-match activities with the Hyderabad boys.
- Dhoni chills with Sunrisers Hyderabad post match(13:38)
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Despite missing the game against the Sunrisers Hyderabad here due to a back injury, Chennai Super Kings' (CSK) skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was seen involved in post-match activities.
- Let's make this year count: Pandya tells Rahul(13:18)
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Their TV reality show controversy now firmly behind them, India all-rounder Hardik Pandya urged compatriot K.L. Rahul to make the most of this year as both get ready to play for the country in the World Cup starting May 30.
- Post DK-boost, KKR aim to push RCB to brink (Preview)(11:50)
By Debayan Mukherjee
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Rejuvenated by a World Cup call-up, Dinesh Karthik would be eager to impress India captain Virat Kohli and also arrest the Kolkata Knight Riders' three game losing streak, when they lock horns with Royal Challengers Bangalore in an Indian Premier League clash here on Friday.
- Rabada is a wonderkid, he is here to stay: Steyn(09:52)
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Kagiso Rabada is a wonder-kid and has shown the mettle to shine on the international stage, feels South Africa and Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Dale Steyn.
- Warner, Bairstow happy to start well for Hyderabad(09:16)
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) A big reason behind Sunrisers Hyderabad's success this year is the form of their openers David Warner and Jonny Bairstow. While partnerships are mostly about balancing the act, in the case of these two, both like to take the attack to the bowlers and there is no story of one looking to play second fiddle to the other. Against Chennai Super Kings on Wednesday it was the same story as Warner hit a 25-ball 50 and Bairstow was unbeaten on 61 off 44 balls.
- We showed intensity and chase was superb: Williamson(08:54)
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Chasing Chennai Super Kings' score of 132, Sunrisers Hyderabad started brilliantly as David Warner hit a 25-ball 50 to set the platform for a six-wicket win and skipper Kane Williamson said that the boys came back really well after the Chennai openers started with a bang at the top of the innings.
- Dhoni is better, will probably play against RCB: Raina(08:38)
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in their Indian Premier League encounter on Wednesday and while M.S. Dhoni's absence was felt, stand-in skipper Suresh Raina felt that it was a good wake-up call for the team as things start moving towards the business end. It was only the second loss of the season for CSK.
- Ishant biggest surprise in 5-man stand-by list for WC(08:16)
By Baidurjo Bhose
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Even as everyone has spoken about how both Rishabh Pant and Ambati Rayudu have been gifted a fresh lease of life by being named in Indias stand-by list for the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales, the one name that has missed all is pacer Ishant Sharma. Just like Pant-Rayudu-Navdeep Saini, Ishant and Axar Patel are also part of the reserves named by the Indian selectors for the showpiece event.
- Bairstow, Warner star as SRH rout CSK in Hyderabad(23:42)
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) Johnny Bairstow and David Warner struck blistering half-centuries to help Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) break their losing streak in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) as they defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by six wickets at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, here on Wednesday.
- SRH bowlers restrict CSK to 132 for five(22:18)
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) A brilliant performance by bowlers helped Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) restrict Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to a paltry 132/5 in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, here on Wednesday.
- Chennai win toss, opt to bat vs Sunrisers Hyderabad(19:50)
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) stand-in skipper Suresh Raina won the toss and opted to bat against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, here on Wednesday.
- Happy DC don't have much of home advantage: Cutting(19:36)
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) will take on Delhi Capitals (DC) on a low and slow Feroz Shah Kotla wicket on Thursday and with the home team also finding it difficult to adapt to the conditions, MI all-rounder Ben Cutting said it always helps when the away team starts on the same page as the home side.