After suffering their third straight loss in the Indian Premier League with a seven-wicket defeat at the hands of Mumbai Indians in Mumbai tonight, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Sourav Ganguly said his team fell 10 to 15 runs short of a competitive total.
Ravi Bopara is keeping one eye on the top run-getters’ list in the IPL. The Kings XI Punjab opener failed here on Sunday, but had scored runs in each of the three matches before that.
National chief selector and Chennai Super Kings’ ambassador Krishnamachari Srikkanth was pleased on Sunday even though his team lost to Kings XI Punjab in a thrilling super over.
Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Anil Kumble lauded in-form all-rounder Jacques Kallis for the team's fine run in the third edition of the Indian Premier League.
Three losses on the trot without Gautam Gambhir, Delhi Daredevils stand-in skipper Dinesh Karthik today conceded that the absence of their regular captain had affected the fortunes of his side in the Indian Premier League.
Kings XI Punjab have failed to win a game in the IPL so far. HT caught up with the team’s co-owner, Ness Wadia, and discussed the franchise’s journey so far, rumours of a sell-out in the run-up to the third edition and the road ahead.
Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne was thrilled with the performance of his team after winning their first match in the third edition of Indian Premier League.
The former Australian opener took the bat, which has a smaller blade and a long handle, when he was on 19 with the team's score at 27 for one at 3.1 overs.
Whatmore said that there was no injury worry on the eve of their match against Rajasthan Royals.
Karthik said it was difficult to pinpoint any particular area of weakness and hoped that Dilshan will come good in the next matches.
Yuvraj Singh heaped praise on his successor Kumar Sangakkara, saying that the Sri Lankan is the best person to lead Kings XI Punjab but said that it’s actually the team’s co-owner Priety Zinta, who is the main leader.
Deepika Padukone charmed Bangalore as the Royal Challengers decimated Kings XI on Tuesday. She couldn't be there at the venue because of a shooting assignment in New Delhi but the Bollywood PYT took time out to speak to HT.
The ISKCON beads wrapped prominently around the neck, the head held high, Murali Kartik always comes across as a confident cricketer. The pain of not making it back to the India team remains, but the left-arm spinner is doing his reputation no harm by doing well in IPL-III.
Dhoni sustained an elbow injury in Kolkata which ruled him out of action for 10 days, elevating Raina to the captain's post.
The swashbuckling left-hander, who plays for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League, said the breakdowns have left him frustrated and he can't wait to get back on the field.