HindustanTimes Tue,01 Sep 2015

IPL 2011: News

Zaheer's return to form a good omen

The Royal Challengers made heavy weather of what ought to have been a routine run chase. But, overall, it was a good result, especially, considering we were playing away from home. Anil Kumble writes.

Virat attack leaves hapless Warriors scurrying for cover

Exhilarating batting displays by Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle powered the Royal Challengers Bangalore to a 26-run win over the Pune Warriors India at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on Friday. Rohit Bhaskar reports.  Scorecard

Nothing to beat the atmosphere at Chinnaswamy

Almost anything can happen in Indian Premier League-4 (IPL) — a team winning a game, losing a game, winning again and then losing again, writes Ab de Villiers.

Not good, it’s going down to the wire

Nothing seems to be working for the Pune Warriors at the moment. We are trying our best to get back to form but things are not going our way, writes Yuvraj Singh.

Things will go out of control if you stop discussions

In Twenty20 cricket, you don't know when a break is essential and so from that perspective, it's good that we have a few days to put our feet up, reflect on what has been and look ahead to the second half of the IPL, writes Anil Kumble.

Gayle blows away Tuskers

His 36 and a no-ball make it the most expensive over ever; paves way for a breezy victory over Kochi. Rohit Bhaskar reports. Scorecard | Local tunes | This one for the record books

Rampant Gayle brings frenzied fans to the stadium in droves

Bracing a late hot afternoon, thousands of die-hard fans flocked to the Chinnaswamy stadium today to watch the tall West Indian Chris Gayle of home team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) swing his heavy bat for sixes and fours against Kochi Tuskers Kerala (KTK) in the Indian Premier League.

Learn to keep batsmen guessing

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.

Beware of Gayle storm

Wednesday will be Shane Warne’s swansong in Jaipur. Going by the way things have panned out over the past few days, the must-win game against the Royal Challengers Bangalore will be a sad exit for one who has come to be recognized as the Pink City's face on the cricket field. Khurram Habib reports.

Gayle storm sinks Knights

Chris Gayle provided the early fireworks as Royal Challengers Bangalore extended their win streak to seven matches with a tight win over the Kolkata Knight Riders in a rain-curtailed match here. Scorecard

The defeat has come at right time: Kohli

After Royal Challengers Bangalore slumped to second-largest defeat in IPL against Kings XI Punjab that ended their seven-match wining streak, skipper Virat Kohli said that the jolt has come just at the right time.

Gayle gets hot, off the field now

Furious, aggressive, belligerent, destructive. These are adjectives used to describe the on-field play of West Indies star Chris Gayle and Manchester United ace Wayne Rooney.

For CSK and RCB, it's all about who finishes with distinction

The battle for the top spot in the Indian Premier League table will go down to the wire as top-placed Chennai Super Kings lock horns with the Royal Challengers Bangalore, who are second, at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday. Rohit Bhaskar writes. Match box

RCB knock down Super Kings

Royal Challengers Bangalore finish on top after defeating Chennai Super Kings, writes Rohit Bhaskar. Scorecard


Sudden impact: Gayle a regular season MVP

In just nine matches, Gayle has had unmatched impact, leading his side to eight victories and helping them script an amazing turnaround from bottom of the points table to the top. Rohit Bhaskar reports. Most Valuable Players
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