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IPL 2012 : News

Deccan Chargers sign up Emirates as team sponsor

Hyderabad-based IPL franchisee Deccan Chargers on Wednesday announced that international airline Emirates will be the Team sponsor for a three-year period starting from its opening match of this season against Chennai Superkings in Vizag on April 7.

Jadeja lives up to his billing

Thanks to a late assault by Chennai Super Kings, Deccan Chargers batsmen had a mountain to climb, and their bowlers left to sulk a dismal outing where Super Kings struck more sixes than fours. Somshuvra Laha reports. Scorecard

Hosts or visitors, who will be left speechless at Sawai Mansingh?

It's still early days in IPL-V, but as of now, the Royals and the Chargers are at the exact opposite ends of the spectrum. While Dravid has led his side to the top of the league standings, Sangakkara's men sit at the very bottom. Rohit Bhaskar reports. Today's action | Face-off

Switch-hit requires exceptional skill: Sanga

Deccan Chargers skipper Kumar Sangakkara says it requires "exceptional skill" to execute the switch-hit and he is certain that the much talked-about controversial shot will soon be up for discussion in the ICC meetings.

Royals on dream run, Chargers just can't win

Dravid's men chase down a stiff target in the last over to keep the luckless Deccan Chargers waiting for their first victory in the tournament. Rohit Bhaskar reports. Scorecard | After-thoughts | The doosra | Cracking shots

Missed chances again cost us the game: Sangakkara

Deccan Chargers skipper Kumar Sangakkara blamed another bad fielding show for the five-wicket loss against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Barabati Stadium.

Deccan Chargers face onerous task

The Deccan Chargers can take heart from the ignominy the Columbia Lions had to face in American college football when they lost 44 matches in a row from 1983-88, the longest in the history of competitive team sports.

Pune White-washed, Chargers win at last

Deccan Chargers leave out Dale Steyn but manage to beat Warriors for their first win of the season. Amol Karhadkar reports. Scorecard | Points table | Main men | Cracking shots

Sangakkara fined for slow over rate

Deccan Chargers captain Kumar Sangakkara has been fined $ 20,000 for his team's slow over rate during last night's IPL match against Pune Warriors.

Facing Wasim Akram, Zaheer Khan tough: Kumar Sangakkara

Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara, who has amassed more than 20,000 runs in international cricket, today said facing former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram and Indian pacer Zaheer Khan were the toughest.

Starting trouble for MI

For Harbhajan Singh's team, the opening combination has become a game of musical chairs. In seven games, the captain has tried six combinations, but is yet to get it right. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports.

To play or not to play is the question before Bangalore skipper Vettori

After winning three games in a row, last year's runners-up Royal Challengers Bangalore suffered a dip in form with back-to-back losses, pushing them down to sixth on the points table. S Dipak Ragav reports.

Deccan Chargers keen to break the jinx at Uppal

As their poor run continues in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Deccan Chargers shift their campaign to their Uppal home ground in Hyderabad as they face Kings XI Punjab on Tuesday hoping to break the jinx.

Royal Challengers hope to surmount bowling woes

But for AB de Villiers' brilliance on Sunday, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) wouldn't have been in a position to overhaul the target set by the Deccan Chaargers, who had capitalised on some loose bowling to score a massive 181. Anand Sachar reports. Face off

Delhi eye top spot as they face struggling Deccan Chargers

Delhi Daredevils would look to reclaim the top spot when they take on a floundering Deccan Chargers in their Indian Premier League clash, on Thursday.
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