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IPL 2012 : News

No point complaining about IPL’s ‘extra’ commitments

The journey into the unknown is over. All the initial sense of 'new territory being explored' has gone. Every year, there are new players getting their first experience of the IPL and, for them, it will be a brand new experience. Jacques Kallis writes.

Don’t go overboard, long journey ahead

It's always nice to start a tournament with a win, especially against a good side like the Mumbai Indians and that too on their home ground. It sounds so funny when I say Mumbai to be an away match. It has been my home for 15 years when I played in national colours. But, the uniqueness to this tournament has made Pune my home. Sourav Ganguly writes.

Million dollar boy Jadeja starting to show his worth

It took Ravindra Jadeja just two matches in the IPL to show why he could be worth a fortune. To Chennai Super Kings, he's worth two million dollars plus, in a move many considered bloated and risky. But Jadeja insists he will deliver the best his talent allows him.

Shreevats a hit as KP switches to Hindi!

To what extent should a cricketer go to please his fans? Ask Kevin Pietersen. During his stint with the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), the flamboyant England batsman developed a rapport with Shreevats Goswami, who keeps wicket for Rajasthan Royals.

Another gleaming cricket infrastructure

They say patience pays, always. But cricket-crazy Pune fans wouldn’t have expected their patience to be rewarded in such a grand manner.

Bad news for Mumbai Indians, Sachin injury 'not looking good'

Sachin Tendulkar may still take some more time to get back into action as the master batsman said that the condition of his injured finger is "not looking good." Video

Dada holds teammates ‘captive’ for 90 mins in pre-match meet

Not many innings in a Twenty20 game last an hour-and-a-half. But some team meetings do. Sunday saw such an instance when the Pune Warriors’ team meeting lasted 90 minutes.

Bollinger aims for Oz berth via IPL show

Chennai Super Kings speedster Doug Bollinger wants to take "more and more" wickets in the IPL, hoping it gets him a recall to the highly competitive Australian bowling attack.

For Rajasthan's latest find, daddy knows best

Waiting in the lobby of a five-star hotel in the city, Kevon Cooper was busy dribbling a football and the style and control that was on display would have made the onlookers wonder whether they were watching an international footballer in action. Firoz Mirza reports.

As of now, old is bold

Both had horrendous starts to their captaincy stints in the Indian Premier League, but have started the current season with a bang. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports. The men to beat

IPL ratings tumble further this time

The IPL bosses and official broadcasters had asserted that last year's post-World Cup fatigue will not be a factor in this season. However, the early trend should provide a reality check.

IPL no show: TV figures dip in opening week

Television ratings have nose-dived for the opening games of the much-hyped Indian Premier League this season, according to figures released today.

Warriors' Samuels reported for suspect action

Pune Warriors off-spinner Marlon Samuels has been reported for a suspect action by the on-field and TV umpires after his team's match against CSK, in Pune on Saturday. Pune beat Chennai 

Sports and film making my two passions: SRK

“I am hardly an entrepreneur. I don’t even think of myself as a star. I see myself as someone who is trying to make a difference with his acting,” SRK said at the inauguration of Prayag Film City in West Bengal.

IPL 5: Reality after the hype

While viewership interest in the fifth season of the Indian Premier League is decent and at expected levels, advertising interest does not seem to match. Why’s that? Anita Sharan and Himani Chandna Gurtoo report. IPL viewership
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Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Dirk Nannes feels that the high-profile Indian Premier League has been a good learning experience for players from across the countries, and the Twenty20 tournament has made a positive impact on world cricket.

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