HindustanTimes Sun,30 Aug 2015

IPL 2012 : News

RCB's batting line-up looks superior, says Morkel

Delhi Daredevils' pacer Morne Morkel today said that Royal Challengers Bangalore's batting line-up wears a superior look with all their top-order batsmen in fine form.

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

Under-fire Gambhir faces Royal challenge

Gautam Gambhir hasn’t looked in a happy space of late. The reasons for this unease, though, aren’t difficult to fathom. For almost a year now, the going hasn’t been great for the left-hander. Subhash Rajta reports.

No spin in tale, Murali just wants to keep going

Muttiah Muralitharan, Daniel Vettori and Anil Kumble — all in one team. There can't be a better spin to a cricketing tale. Subhash Rajta writes.

Gayle short-circuited, Challengers fizzle out

Gautam Gambhir hit a strokeful half century while Lakshamipathy Balaji returned with a four-wicket haul as Kolkata Knight Riders brought their campaign back on track with a 42-run victory over Bangalore Royal Challengers in Bangalore. Subhash Rajta reports. Scorecard

Southern giants looking to weather the storm in key clash

Travel fatigue was going to keep both Chennai and Bangalore away from training anyway, the tsunami alert made sure nothing changed. Kaushik Chatterji reports.

Home boy returns for a royal challenge

There will be split loyalties when Dravid takes the field against the hosts. Amol Karhadkar reports. RCB vs RR face off

Rahane's ton a Royal gift for skipper Dravid

The opener and Owais Shah's blitz seals victory for Rajasthan Royals over Challengers. Amol Karhadkar reports. Scorecard | All fours record | They did it before | Crowd returns to Chinnaswamy

Vettori clean bowled by his ilk

Skipper Daniel Vettori is at a loss to explain the failure of his bowling attack. Amol Karhadkar reports.

Challengers wary of smarting old hands

After their fielding drills at the National Cricket Academy, the Pune Warriors' batsmen made their way to the Chinnaswamy Stadium. While Sourav Ganguly headed to the nets, Robin Uthappa preferred to have a chat with the groundsmen.

Problem of plenty for RCB against headless KXIP

Despite leading the Royal Challengers Bangalore’s bowling charts this season, birthday boy Muttiah Muralitharan received a cruel gift on Tuesday. Kaushik Chatterji writes.

All geared up for southern clash

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown, goes the saying. This could be apt for RCB skipper Daniel Vettori. The ace spinner is under huge pressure to retain his place in the playing XI — the one skipper in IPL V who has not really contributed to the team’s victory. Shalabh Manocha reports. Face off

No grudge against KKR: Gayle

It is a team which decided against retaining him while he was a part of it but West Indian Chris Gayle, who is now flourishing playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore, says he has no hard feelings for Kolkata Knight Riders owners.

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.

AB bash wins the big South African clash

Tillakaratne Dilshan and AB de Villiers produced their explosive best to resurrect the Royal Challengers Bangalore's campaign on Sunday, chasing down a huge target set by the struggling Deccan Chargers.
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