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  • Cricket’s Lost Talent! Amit Mishra, bowls perfect leg break but left alone for most of his career

    In India everybody wants to be a cricketer and it is very difficult to make a mark, and even if you are half as talented or equally talented as Sachin Tendulkar was, or Anil Kumble was, you would still need more than talent to break into the Indian cricket team. There have been surplus stories of cricketers despite being talented not making it to the Indian team. One such story is of

  • IPL’s lost talents! Parvinder Awana: Once a Kings XI mainstay, he lost his way

    The 11th edition of India’s cash-rich tournament, the Indian Premier League is underway. Like every season, some new talents are being spotted, like Mayank Markande who is doing extremely well for the defending champions Mumbai Indians. At the same time, there are many players who seem to have lost their way. Among them is Noida’s Parvinder Awana.

  • IPL Betting: Arbaaz Khan admits to betting, losing large amount in IPL 2018

    Thane: Bollywood actor and filmmaker Arbaaz Khan has told police that he has been betting on cricket matches for the past five to six years, a police official claimed today. The actor, however, claimed that he had not placed bets on any match of the 2018 season of the Indian Premier League that ended on May 27, the official said.

  • IPL Betting Scam: Actor Arbaaz Khan summoned by Thane Police

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Arbaaz Khan has been summoned by the anti-extortion cell of the Thane crime branch in connection with an international IPL betting ring that was busted recently.

  • Mumbai ‘lucky’ venue for CSK this IPL

    Mumbai, The iconic Wankhede Stadium has been a ‘lucky’ venue for the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings, who lifted the IPL trophy for the third time after beating Sunrisers Hyderabad in the summit clash here.

  • CSK wins IPL 2018

    IPL 2018: Harbhajan Singh, Ambati Rayudu equal Rohit Sharma’s record of four IPL wins; read how

    Chennai Super Kings (CSK) made a remarkable comeback in the 11th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). CSK thrashed Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the most difficult final to lift the trophy for the third time. Chasing 179 in 20 overs, CSK opener Shane Watson struck 117 runs off 57 balls to help the team win their third title. And with the win, CSK become the second

  • IPL 2018 Awards: DD’s Rishabh Pant is Emerging Player, MI get Fairplay Award; check out who won what

    Mumbai: After a long wait of six years, the Indian Premier League (IPL) trophy went to the league’s most consistent team – the Chennai Super Kings (CSK). While the CSK won the Cup and our hearts too, it was Delhi Daredevils (DD), the team which ended eighth on the points table, that dominated the closing ceremony by winning three of the eight awards.

  • Age is just a number, fitness matters, says MS Dhoni after IPL triumph

    Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings’ fairy tale comeback is a proof that fitness matter more than age, said skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni after guiding his team to a third IPL title. At the auction, CSK were criticised for picking up nine players in their 30s including Shane Watson and Ambati Rayudu, who eventually were instrumental in the team’s triumph.

  • IPL Final: Shane Watson has been a star performer, says Stephen Fleming

    New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Head coach Stephen Fleming on Sunday heaped praises on Shane Watson for his power-packed performance, as the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won their third Indian Premier League (IPL) title, defeating the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by eight wickets, here at the Wankhede Stadium.

  • IPL Final: Shane Watson blitz helps Chennai clinch 3rd IPL title

    Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings completed a fairy tale comeback from disgrace to glory, clinching their third IPL title after imposing all-rounder Shane Watson single-handedly hammered Sunrises Hyderabad into submission with a blazing hundred in the final here on Sunday.

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    IPL’s lost talent! Rahul Sharma: Tall leg spinner, who had his share of lows

    India’s cash-rich tournament, the Indian Premier League has reached its business end. The tournament which witnessed many high and low points this season gave us many new talents likely Mayank Markande, Rishabh Pant, Rahul Tewatia and many more. However, as we will see many more season in the upcoming years, we should not forget the talents which we saw in the last few years and are now lost in the crowd. One

  • IPL 2018 Final Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: Live scores, Match updates, Commentary

    The ultimate moment of IPL 2018 league has arrived. After all the struggles and hard work of various teams, we have got the two finalist who will play against each other to claim the title. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will play against the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai in the final of IPL 2018 league today. Both the teams also topped the points table after the group stage with

  • IPL 2018 Final: FPJ’s Dream XI for Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad

    It is the day all IPL fans were waiting, it’s toughest final day. 2-time title holder Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are set to lock horns against the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). Both, CSK and SRH, banking on their strong batting and bowling line-up will leave no stone unturned to win the coveted title. Both the teams had earlier faced each other in the qualifier 1 in which CSK held onto their nerves to

  • IPL 2018 Final: Top 10 interesting trivia about Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad

    The 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) is reached its business end with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Sunrisers Hyderabad will clash to get their hands on the coveted trophy. This year’s IPL league was one of the most exciting one with every team in contention for the playoffs. The tournament is arguable the biggest franchise-based T20 competition around the world. In its 10 years, the tournament has witnessed

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    IPL 2018: Kolkata’s Eden Gardens voted best ground of season 11

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders may have lost in the final race but its home venue, the hallowed Eden Gardens, was voted as the best ground in IPL 2018. In a tweet, former India captain Sourav Ganguly revealed this ahead of the official BCCI announcement tomorrow and also thanked the ground staff for their contribution.

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