HindustanTimes Sat,29 Aug 2015

IPL 2012 : News

Over even before it began

Sehwag's decisions backfire as Vijay hits quickfire ton to steer CSK into their 3rd consecutive IPL final. Rohit Bhaskar reports. Scorecard | Pics | Aaron's nightmare with the ball | Fastest hundreds in IPL V | Cracking shots

Sehwag's 'bold' changes expose Delhi bowling

Delhi left out their leading wicket-taker, Morne Morkel, for Andre Russell, who had played just three matches all season. The omission of Irfan Pathan was even more puzzling. Rohit Bhaskar reports.

Morkel was left out for the sake of balance: DD

The decision to leave out paceman Morne Morkel in the IPL Qualifier-II raised a lot of eyebrows but Delhi Daredevils head coach Eric Simmons defended the strategy, saying it was aimed at finding the "right balance" in the side.

We'll wait for you, Ross

New Zealand captain Ross Taylor may be out with a broken bone on his forearm, but he received a show of support from his team as they said they would wait for the big hitter to get fit than bank on a replacement.

Sehwag launches Delhi Daredevils gold coins

Cricketer Virender Sehwag on Saturday launched limited edition Delhi Daredevils branded gold coins made by The Muthoot Group, the sponsors of the Indian Premier League side in New Delhi.

Capital connect will not matter in this clash of colours

Delhi boys lead the way in both teams as Kolkata Knight Riders look to begin on a winning note. Nilankur Das  reports. The face-offs

Yusuf is most dangerous of all Knights: Irfan

It's not Brendon McCullum, Gautam Gambhir, or Jacques Kallis. According to Delhi Daredevils' Irfan Pathan, the real destroyer in the Kolkata Knight Riders line-up is big brother Yusuf.

De Villiers turns the devil for Delhi

Sri Lanka’s Muralitharan joins the South African to torment Daredevils; help team to secure a 20-run victory. Subhash Rajta reports. Scorecard

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.

Time to switch gears

How much is too much? Nothing actually, when it comes to playing in the IPL. Even if that means turning your foes into friends overnight. Debjeet Kundu writes.

Despite sudden showers, undeterred fans throng Kotla

When Lionel Messi descended on Kolkata for the Argentina-Venezuela friendly a few months ago, there was supposedly a seven-km long traffic jam that prevented around 25,000 fans from entering the stadium till about half time.

Capital punishment for hapless Mumbai

Daredevils' bowlers rip through the hosts' batting for effortless win. Anand Sachar and Abhijeet Kulkarni report. Main men | Cracking shots | Points table
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