A six-year-old boy died after a ball hit him hard on the chest during a cricket match in Munsurabad area here, police said on Friday.
The eighth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is still topping the Twitter charts in its second week, although there was a small dip in engagement when compared to the start of the tournament.
West Indies spinner Sunil Narine has again been reported for a suspect illegal bowling action by the on-field umpires during Kolkata Knight Riders' away IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 22.
Glenn Maxwell was the impact player for Kings XI Punjab in their most successful IPL season last year as the Aussie single-handedly saw his team home on many occasions in the initial stages.
The BCCI on Thursday officially confirmed that India's pace spearhead Mohammed Shami has been ruled out of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) due to a knee injury sustained during the ICC Cricket World Cup last month.
Royal Challengers Bangalore have been the perennial underachievers in the Indian Premier League. With no silverware in their trophy cabinet, the Bangalore franchise, despite a formidable squad at their disposal, have somehow always managed to find ways to falter.
Zaheer Khan’s attempt at a comeback ended rather tamely after about 40 minutes of practice, divided equally between stretching and bowling. With his left leg strapped, he hurried into a makeshift tent soon after. And noticing that the media was watching, he immediately drew the curtains.
An inconsistent Delhi Daredevils will look to break the home jinx when they take on struggling Mumbai Indians in their sixth match of the IPL cricket tournament at Feroz Shah Kotla on Thursday.
Seeking recovery from respective losses in their previous games, both the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings will be hungry to prevail over each other in the battle of wits when they lock horns in their IPl clash on Wednesday.
With their morale on the upswing after back-to-back victories, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will aim to continue the winning ways when they take on the inconsistent Sunrisers Hyderabad in their fifth IPL cricket match on Wednesday.
Sandeep Sharma might not have threatening pace, or even the kind of physique most fast bowlers have, but his ability to move the ball makes him quite effective early on.
The last time the Delhi Daredevils enjoyed back-to back wins in IPL was almost two years ago. Since then, they have endured unparalleled flop performances.
Glenn Maxwell has entertained, and frustrated, the fans, his team and himself. A couple of slog sweeps, a scoop and an inside edge boundary were all there in the 14 deliveries faced across three games that have fetched 28 runs. But normally his success percentage is far better.
One thing the Indian Premier League has shown time and again is that success goes hand in hand with a settled team core and a captain who knows his players inside out.
The 26-year-old will be hoping what he achieved at the nets translates on to the field. It hasn’t been a pleasant ride for Jadeja the past season. The support though has not waned. Be it India or CSK, Jadeja has been in demand.