Is the BCCI unfair in expecting its marquee players, in whom they've invested so much, to represent the country in an international game? Or, are the broadcasters unreasonable in insisting that India play their star players each time, since revenues plummet the moment Sachin Tendulkar or MS Dhoni abstain?
IPL after World Cup, even cricket frenzy nation believed it to be too much of the game but here we give 10 reasons why you'll still feel tizzy even after an overdose of cricket. Read on...IPL-4 record book
Cricket can make the most successful of people do strange things to help their team win. Prayers are offered at home, temples, mosques and other places of worship; players will wear dress of specific colours for good luck; they will not move from their positions in tight situations, some keep standing for the entire match. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal
After the well fought out elimination match against the Mumbai Indians on Wednesday, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir emerged a satisfied but broken man. The following interview contains some of the answers to the questions that have been doing the rounds since Thursday.
In this day and age of high-powered gym workouts, controlled diets and psychological training, Kolkata Knight Riders' left-arm spinner Iqbal Abdulla has a simple route to success - just go out on the field and bowl. Rohit Bhaskar
On Tuesday, Kohli gave a further glimpse of the maturity that has already seen him earn the tag of future India captain. Rohit Bhaskar
We couldn't have scripted a better ending to our league campaign. Twenty one runs in the last over is never an easy equation, but James Franklin and Ambati Rayudu saw us through. Harbhajan Singh
Merciless batting, stinging bowling and spicy controversies — we look at the Season 4 of the circus called IPL.
Our team is raring to go and while there is talk about the Mumbai Indians being under some pressure, I am not worried about their mindset. Gautam Gambhir
The fear for a team which has an individual player who produces outstanding performances game after game is over-dependence. Royal Challengers Bangalore will have to pass that test if they have to go all the way in IPL4.
With their maiden season in the IPL effectively ending with two league matches left, the Pune Warriors are trapped in a tunnel with no light at the end of it. HT
Indian cricket isn’t known for many famous comebacks on the international stage, especially by those who have turned 30. But S Badrinath is set to buck the trend. Amol Karhadkar
In the middle of a massive slump, Sehwag's injury comes as a huge blow for the Daredevils. He gives hope to his team and, importantly, injects fear into the opposition bowlers. Amrit Mathur
Indiawin Sports Pvt Ltd, the owner of Mumbai Indians IPL team that is currently leading the tally in the ongoing 20-20 cricket tournament, has posted a net loss of Rs.
15.42 crore for the fiscal year 2010-11.
Chris Gayle has been the flavour of the IPL so far, with two spectacular hundreds in his first four innings since joining the Royal Challengers. It's almost as if he is determined to make up for lost time, writes Javagal Srinath