Former India captain Sourav Ganguly today said he wants to play in the Indian Premier League for a few more years before looking at other cricketing assignments.
After a superb effort to help Chennai Super Kings defend their IPL crown, off spinner R Ashwin explains how he plotted the downfall of Chris Gayle in the final against RRCB. Ashwin will be key for the depleted World Cup winners in the West Indies. Excerpts:
He's been staying at the Chennai hotel from the time the Indian Premier League started but has hardly ever been spotted in the lobby or around the restaurants. Mahendra Singh Dhoni has mastered the art of almost staying invisible. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal
For cricket and football buffs, it was interesting to have the Indian Premier League and the Champions League finals on the same night. The idea of the club cricket tournament after all is based a lot on the football club competition in Europe. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal
Is the BCCI unfair in expecting its marquee players, in whom they've invested so much, to represent the country in an international game? Or, are the broadcasters unreasonable in insisting that India play their star players each time, since revenues plummet the moment Sachin Tendulkar or MS Dhoni abstain?
Murali Vijay smashes 95, R Ashwin removes Chris Gayle for a duck as Chennai Super Kings swat aside Bangalore's challenge in the final at the MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal
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Basking in the glory of Chennai Super Kings' second successive IPL triumph, the team's batting hero in the finals, Murali Vijay, said he would now aim to carry his fine form into India's Test series against the West Indies next month.
He might have ended on the losing side in the IPL final but Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Sreenath Aravind is happy with his own performance and says he had a dream run in the tournament, bagging 21 wickets from 13 matches.
Indian Premier League chairman Chirayu Amin has said that he is happy and relieved that the T20 tournament went off well this season despite the increased number of games than earlier editions due to the inclusion of two more teams.
Gautam Gambhir didn't risk losing money had he opted out of Kolkata Knight Riders' last match in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the elimination tie against hosts Mumbai Indians on Wednesday. Atreyo Mukhopadhyay
As the club vs country debate heats up in the wake of Gautam Gambhir's injury controversy, Indian Premier League CEO Sundar Raman today said no player is forced to make a choice between the two and it is completely his call in such a situation.
After the well fought out elimination match against the Mumbai Indians on Wednesday, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir emerged a satisfied but broken man. The following interview contains some of the answers to the questions that have been doing the rounds since Thursday.
What do the male cheerleaders of the Chennai Super Kings, the only team that lets boys shake pom-poms, have in common with former US presidents Dwight D Eisenhower and Franklin D Roosevelt?
Former Kiwi captain Stephen Fleming has said players should not be blamed for wanting to play in the cash-rich Indian Premier League and instead asked boards to manage their workload better.
As the club-over-country debate rages, the man in the middle of the latest row, Gautam Gambhir, has dismissed suggestions that he could put his Indian Premier League team ahead of India. Gambhir says