Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid hopes that investigators "get to the bottom of the mess and reveal the truth" about spot fixing. "I believe truth sets you free. I sincerely hope that we get to the bottom of this mess and reveal whatever the truth is, no matter how painful it is," said Dravid.
It's inevitable that with time, Harbhajan Singh and Rahul Dravid will be consigned to the pages of history. But Friday showed they still have the mojo that helped them fashion one of India's most memorable Test wins. Somshuvra Laha reports.
It's a norm for the Chennai Super Kings to enter with a bang. They have been the most consistent team in this Twenty20 meet. Somshuvra Laha reports.
Not many recall that I used to bowl leg-spin too. One of my "ardent admirers" Shane Warne may not like it but I used to pitch it alright. Gautam Gambhir
writes. Gauti says
Sarfaraz Nawaz, who captained Rauf for close to 10 years for Railways and Lahore, feels Rauf is a victim of greed. Sai Mohan
Australian opener David Warner said today he regretted not keeping a lid on his outrage but maintained he had to defend himself after his image was used in a report condemning the T20 League.
That the Royals were chasing a low total helped their cause. And credit had to go to skipper Rahul Dravid, but Rajasthan’s chances of advancing to qualifier hinge on Aussie veteran. Khurram Habib reports.
Ahead of the Eliminator, the Jaipur team stayed put in its home base, practicing in the morning session. They are comfortable there and know the place, said an official. Khurram Habib
reports. Face off
Squarely blaming the BCCI for its decision, Sahara asked the board not to approach it for reconciliation. In a statement, the group said it had not pulled out at the start of the league season despite legal advice in “utter sportsmanship spirit”. HT reports.
Pushed to breaking point again
It seems Rajasthan Royals, caught in the middle of the spot-fixing scandal involving three of their players, want to stay away from the spotlight as much as possible.
It will be a 'Battle of Equals' when mighty Chennai Super Kings meet the formidable Mumbai Indians in the first play-off match of the Pepsi Indian Premier League here tomorrow.
It was Parthiv Patel and Shikhar Dhawan's opening partnership that saved the day for the Sunrisers, who again restricted the opposition. Anand Sachar reports. Scorecard | Standings
This could be the silver lining for the entire cricket world if the ICC and the BCCI can put in place some foolproof processes to take care of the spot-fixing menace. Sanjay Dixit writes.
Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Chennai Super Kings by 24 runs in the rain truncated eight overs a side Indian T20 League match in Bangalore. Kaushik Chatterji reports. Scorecard
With Mumbai needing 51 off the last over, Adam Gilchrist decided to bowl an over. And, he just needed one ball to warp up the match — Harbhajan Singh’s slog found Gurkeerat Mann at long on. Ashutosh Sharma reports.