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IPL 2012 : News

Nayar finally gets the KXIP backing

As the Kings XI Punjab players went about their pre-match drills at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium before their game against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Wednesday, the intensity of one of the players stood out. Anand Sachar reports.

Lucky 13 for Azhar in Bangalore

The Chinnaswamy Stadium has a special significance for Azhar Mahmood, and the all-rounder seems to give off his best at the venue.

Royals face no resistance, storm Kings' bastion

Throughout his international career, Dravid rarely showed emotions on the field. But the moment David Hussey holed out in the deep, a pumped-up RR skipper rushed to congratulate the fielder as well as Siddharth Trivedi. Ashutosh Sharma reports.

'We got a bit carried away'

Kings XI Punjab's stand-in captain David Hussey feels his side got a bit carried away and were little complacent against Rajasthan Royals, which led to their 43-run defeat.

Gilchrist still doubtful for Tuesday's match

Kings XI Punjab's full-time captain Adam Gilchrist, who is recovering from hamstring injury, is still not sure of playing Tuesday's match against Deccan Chargers.

Mandeep puts across a point, Chargers can't win at home

Mandeep Singh, the 20-year-old opening batsman from Jalandhar, who enjoyed a good domestic season with Punjab, proved to the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium crowd on Tuesday why his choice of sport was spot on. Sharmistha Chaudhuri reports.

Kings XI Punjab in contention for playoffs berth: Hussey

A convincing victory over Deccan Chargers secured, Kings XI Punjab stand-in captain David Hussey said the side is gaining even though it is faced with the daunting task of winning all its remaining league matches to make the IPL playoffs.

Kings XI Punjab in must-win situation to stay afloat

As the battle to reach the play-off stage in IPL gets fierce, Kings XI Punjab find themselves in a must-win situation as they take on tournament-laggards Deccan Chargers at the PCA stadium in Mohali on Sunday.

Young Mandeep takes up the challenge

There are nearly 50 players who are under the age of 23, but only a dozen have got the opportunity to feature in at least half their side's fixtures. Kaushik Chatterji reports.

Time running out, Harris banks on the shortest format

The sojourn of Ryan Harris has been a tad underwhelming, and not entirely of his own doing, an errant knee the culprit ever since he made his international debut in ODI in early 2009. Kaushik Chatterji writes. Veterans in T20

Kings XI to take action against guilty players

Kings XI Punjab on Wednesday said it will take strict action against any of its player found guilty of indulging in spot-fixing even as the BCCI has suspended five uncapped Indian players in the wake of a television sting operation which claimed to have exposed corruption in the IPL.

Vintage Gilly leads KXIP charge to leave CSK stranded

Returning after a lengthy lay-off, Kings XI Punjab skipper Adam Gilchrist produced a vintage performance to guide his side to a six-wicket upset win over defending champions Chennai Super Kings. Scorecard

Humble Gilly credits bowlers for turnaround

At 40-plus, most players either retire or are on the verge of retirement. But the way Adam Gilchrist batted against the Super Kings after a month-long injury break gave the impression that the Aussie legend has found a second wind. Ashutosh Sharma reports. Face off

Spare the rod, and spoil the five-year-old

It hasn't come as a surprise that the Indian Premier League has been rocked by serious controversies. It was a disaster waiting to happen. It's a price the tournament is paying for the authorities not being stern enough in dealing with the code of conduct breaches. Subhash Rajta reports. IPL: Indisciplined Private Ltd | Getting away, almost scot free
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