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Sun,26 Apr 2015
IPL 2012 : News
Suspect to hero, Narine shines for Knight Riders
The Australians can afford a hearty laugh. At least, they are not the ones dancing to Sunil Narine's tunes.
Mahmood: Switching base but skill-set stays intact
His adopted country might be perfectly suited to his style of seam-up bowling but former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood, now also a British passport holder, has not forgotten how he had to toil on unresponsive sub-continent tracks,
Purifying the mind, energising the body
Yoga trainer Harrington even has a remedy for 'Captain Cool'.
Fresh legs going the distance this season
The top performers in this IPL, be it with the bat or ball, are those who haven’t been stretched by non-stop cricket.
Brother's sacrifice leaves Shahbaz Nadeem thankful
Economics or cricket, left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem is adept at both.
Nadeem in IPL-V
A pair of binoculars, and discerning eyes
A pair of binoculars can be a handy item when watching cricket from the press box. Many great cricket writers have used it to capture the minutest detail.
When Gayle felt sorry for hitting a six!
Once he discards his bat, Gayle is warmth personified. After visiting his young fan to check the damage he had caused, he was all praise for the brave girl.
When Wankhede lost its voice
At the team hotel in Mumbai, there was complete frenzy. Harassed security staff struggled to control screaming fans, who pushed and shoved to get close to the stars, all the time furiously clicking pictures on their smartphones.
Daredevils sleeping their way to the top!
Any guesses how the Delhi Daredevils have turned the corner this time around? Well, they have simply slept their way to the top.
Tendulkar switching to action mode
Sachin Tendulkar looks set to give England's Kevin Pietersen a run for his money in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Deccan Chargers living on hope, prayer and some vaastu
The facelift given to the Barabati Stadium, one of the oldest in this region, is awe-inspiring. New concrete stands, air-conditioned corporate boxes, giant LED screens and a bit of vaastu as well.
Steyn missing his 'best friends'
Fast and furious, Dale Steyn is one of the most intense characters you will come across on the cricket field. It's normally hard to get the South African speedster to talk anything but cricket, but he has a different side to him as well, one that loves the wild and his 'family' of dogs.
From quick to spin, Narine enjoying the ride
Sunil Narine comes across as the quintessential West Indies player who has remained in awe of Brian Lara but would hate to be hit for a boundary by even the great batsman.
Pensioners’ hub to pacers’ hometown
Once described as a pensioner's paradise, Pune is humming with cricketing activity. Apart from the becoming the base for the Pune Warriors team, the city has also become the adopted home of two of India's fast men. Amol Karhadkar writes.
Tendulkar turns 39, MI teammates plan low-key celebration
Batting icon Sachin Tendulkar turned 39 today and will celebrate the occasion with a simple cake cutting function with his family and Mumbai Indians teammates later in the evening at the team hotel in Chandigarh.
We regret the action of Luke Pomersbach: Vijay Mallya
IPL made a positive impact on world cricket: Nannes
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.
What a revelation Nadeem has been for the Daredevils
Kotla crowd epitomises spirit of Indian cricket
It's wrong to crucify players unsuited for Twenty20 format