HindustanTimes Sun,30 Aug 2015

High PL : News

Father kills son for watching IPL

A quarrel over an IPL match led to a father killing his 24-year-old son on Sunday night. The accused later surrendered to the police.

IPL stops SMS game after ’gambling’ slur

Indian Premier League chiefs cancelled a mobile phone SMS contest following accusations from the government that it encouraged gambling and betting, HT reports.

Knight Riders rocked by fresh controversy

Ex-Indian cricketer Ajay Jadeja alleged that a member of the KKR support staff spoke to player in discriminatory tones. Though KKR coach John Buchanan denied the whole incident, a source said it happened during KKR’s match against the Rajasthan Royals in Cape Town. While the source would not confirm which personnel were involved, reports have suggested that coaches Matthew Mott and Andy Bichel lost the plot when addressing Ajit Agarkar. Subhash Rajta reports.

Sreesanth pays tribute to Hayden, denies sledging him

Temperamental pacer S Sreesanth said he considers Matthew Hayden a genius and does not know what prompted the belligerent Australian to call him an 'over-rated bowler'.

IPL unhappy with standard of umpiring

The IPL governing council is not happy with the standard of umpiring in the tournament. The feedback they have received from captains has been far from satisfactory so far, but the organisers can’t do much at the moment, reports G Krishnan.

No Bollywood movie role for IPL Miss Bollywood winner

The winner of the Miss Bollywood IPL 2009 contest being run by the Indian Premier League will not get a movie role with Shah Rukh Khan or any other offer from Bollywood, say sources.

IPL is joke but match-fixing in it is serious matter: Miandad

He may consider the IPL a joke but former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad feels there is a serious possibility of matches being fixed in the cash-rich Twenty20 event. "There is a definite smell of match-fixing coming from the IPL where strange things are happening," he said.

Enough talk about chucking: Botha

Johan Botha, the off-spinner and stand-in South Africa ODI captain, has had enough of the suspicion thrown at him for his bowling action. G Krishnan reports.

KKR would have done better under Ganguly, says Dinda

Ashok Dinda believes that had Kolkata Knight Riders played under the leadership of Sourav Ganguly in the Indian Premier League, they might have avoided the tag of tournament-laggards.
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