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  • IPL 2018: From slap-gate to Match-fixing: 14 shocking controversies through IPL history

    Cricket, as we know, has undergone a massive transformation, swept in the swirling winds of the T20 format. And, the Indian Premier League is all set enter in its eleventh edition. As much as it has entertained cricket lovers over the last ten seasons, the tournament has found one or the other reason to stay in controversy as well. Be it an on-field clash between players or off-field accusations, IPL has

  • IPL 2017: Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin Tendulkar at Ambanis’ bash for Mumbai Indians

    The IPL final between Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) and Mumbai Indians (MI) was a nail-biting one, where RPS dominated for the most of the time but MI made a strong comeback when it mattered the most. The contest entailed several twist and turns, with all three results possible as Mitchell Johnson went back to his mark to deliver the final ball. But it seemed MI were quite lucky as they won the

  • IPL 2017 Rewind: 10 stars who shone brightly in IPL 10

    New Delhi : There were many stars on the IPL horizon like every year on the 10th edition. Some of them really made it big and proved why the stardom is associated with them.

  • Rohit Sharma Unplugged: MI skipper on IPL 2017 win, strategy and challenges

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians won IPL 10 by defeating Rising Pune Supergiant by one run in Hyderabad. After that, Mumbai Indians came to Mumbai and interacted with media about the game, challenges and the journey of winning the trophy in Mumbai. During the press conference, Mumbai Indian skipper Rohit Sharma as well as Parthiv Patel and Shane Bond were present at Trident Hotel on Monday in Mumbai. The captain made some interesting observations.

  • IPL: List of Orange Cap winners from all the 10 seasons

    It was a thrilling finish to the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 season 10 as Mumbai Indians edged Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) by 1 run in the final last night. Mumbai Indians held their nerves to defend 129 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad in a last-over thriller. As the curtains came down on the 10th edition of IPL, a number of individual awards were given away.

  • I had faith in my bowlers during death overs: Rohit Sharma

    Hyderabad: His bowlers pulled off an incredible win under pressure and Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma said that he always had faith in his pacers to deliver in crunch situation. Rising Pune Supergiant were on course to win the title but the MI pace trio of Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah and Mitchell Johnson choked the rivals to script a thrilling win.

  • IPL 2017 final: Mumbai Indians beat Pune Supergiant by one run in thriller

    Hyderabad: In a game which brought cricket fans across the world on the edge of their seats, Mumbai Indians defeated Rising Pune Supergiant by just one run to lift the coveted IPL Season 10 Trophy in a low-scoring final here on Sunday evening.

  • IPL 2017 Final MI vs RPS: Highlights, photos and reactions

    On Sunday, Mumbai Indians beat Pune Supergiant by just one run to lift the coveted IPL Season 10 Trophy in a low-scoring final. The game brought cricket fans across the world on the edge of their seats.

  • Giants vs Supergiant in MAHA derby

    Two-time champions Mumbai will be playing their fourth final and should have been termed as clear favourites had it not been for a certain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who will be playing a record 7th IPL final. (more…)

  • IPL flashback: From 2008 to 2017, the 10-year journey

    As the IPL completes 10 years, it is a perfect time to look back at the decade-long journey of the cash cow. In 2007, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the launch the Twenty20 league. From entrepreneurs to Bollywood celebrities, many invested huge amounts of money to buy franchises and team players. The biggest names in IPL made it to the player auction. The players were sold in

  • IPL 2017: Mumbai Indians demolish KKR to storm into final

    Bengaluru, Krunal Pandya’s unbeaten 30-ball 45 helped Mumbai Indians record a facile six-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) second qualifier clash at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Friday.

  • Rohit Sharma’s outburst to MSD’s DRS gesture: IPL 10’s bizarre controversies

    Every year, besides dazzling array of boundaries, sixes and instances of fielding and bowling brilliance, the Indian Premier League also has its fair share of infield as well as off-field controversies. Be it the infamous slap-gate incident involving S Sreesanth and Harbhajan Singh, the ugly on-field spat between like Gautam Gambhir vs Virat Kohli, Mitchell Starc vs Kieron Pollard or spot-fixing. The IPL has over the years, has grabbed the headlines for

  • IPL 2017: This Mumbai Indians player once worked as a waiter

    In 2016, Kulwant Khejroliya was busy serving prawn, fish and chicken grubs to people at a restaurant in Goa. And exactly a year later, he found himself wearing the Mumbai Indians’ jersey and rubbing shoulders with the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Harbhajan Singh and Rohit Sharma. This is nothing but a quirk of fate mixed with hard work.

  • IPL 2017 Qualifier 2 MI vs KKR: Watch out for these players

    IPL 10 has reached its final stage and there are only two matches to go before we find out who the winner is. Rising Pune Supergiant were the first team to enter the final beating all odds by defeating the mighty Mumbai Indians in their own backyard. The match between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders in Bengaluru will be a close one and whoever holds their nerve will take on RPS

  • IPL 2017 Mumbai Indians Vs Kolkata Knight Riders Qualifier 2: All you need to know

    Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders would be eager to avenge their twin defeats in the league stage when they face old foes Mumbai Indians in the IPL Qualifer 2 here today. KKR have an abysmal 5-15 head-to-head record against Mumbai Indians, who notched up twin victories over their rivals in the league stage of the tournament this year.