The fans of Sourav Ganguly will see him leading Pune Warriors once again this IPL season with the struggling left-hander announcing that he will captain the side on Sunday against Rajasthan Royals.
Their fortunes maybe as contrasting as their batting styles, but the chance of seeing these two pillars of Indian cricket square off for possibly the last time makes this match a must watch. Rohit Bhaskar
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Kolkata Knight Riders sealed the second place in the points table with a crushing 34-run victory over Pune Warriors in their final group league encounter of the Indian Premier League here today. Amol Karhadkar
Michael Clarke's rise in international cricket over the last eight years has coincided with the growth of T20 cricket. Still, the Australia captain had resisted the lure of the shortest format. Amol Karhadkar
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Income Tax authorities on Wednesday conducted surveys at the offices of Indian Premier League team franchises Pune Warriors in Pune and Mumbai and Royal Challengers Bangalore offices in the southern city as part of their probe into alleged tax evasion.
Australia captain Michael Clarke has confirmed he is in talks to join Indian Premier League franchise Pune Warriors, reports said on Monday.
Australia skipper Michael Clarke is a huge catch for Pune Warriors, led and mentored by Sourav Ganguly, but he would be available to play in the Indian Premier League's fifth edition - starting on April 4 - only in May.
It was only yesterday that Michael Clarke made HT
's list of five talents whom we wished were here, and now, our wishes have come true. Take a bow Subrata Roy, even Santa Claus doesn't work this quick.
Troubled New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder will return to cricket after a self-imposed layoff when he takes up his contract with the Pune Warriors in next month's Indian Premier League.
Troubled New Zealand player Jesse Ryder's attempt to return to cricket ahead of the IPL turned out to be a stormy affair as he got into an altercation with a rival player during a club game and was reported for indiscipline.
The inaugural match of the IPL will always be remembered for Brendon McCullum's whirlwind knock. But one bowler from Bengal had also come up with an equally impressive performance that electrifying night in Bangalore four years ago. Amol Karhadkar writes.
Not many innings in a Twenty20 game last an hour-and-a-half. But some team meetings do. Sunday saw such an instance when the Pune Warriors’ team meeting lasted 90 minutes.
Pune Warriors captain Sourav Ganguly has been handed an official warning and reprimand for breaching Clothing Regulations of the IPL Code of Conduct during his team's match against Kings XI Punjab on Sunday.
Already in the dumps, the Kings XI face an avoidable problem as the arrival of Azhar Mahmood, the former Pakistani all-rounder who is now a British citizen, has been delayed as he faces trouble getting his visa to play in the IPL.
Sourav Ganguly is an excellent tactician and while his batting may not live up to the heady days of the previous decade, his street-smart ways could actually work well for the new franchise. Mark Waugh