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IPL 2011: News

Malinga could prove killjoy at Dan’s den

The World Cup showed how quickly the game is evolving - the spinners bowling the first 10 Powerplay overs, the pace bowlers being brought on as late as in the 25th over.

Dravid raring to go against wobbly Devils

Perfection doesn't come easy, and neither does it come cheap. And one man in Indian cricket can be singled out to back the statement. Even if it is for a popcorn tournament like the IPL.

Crowds show city franchises a hit model

The fourth edition of the IPL is just a few days old, and it is too early for any trend or pattern to emerge. Suffice to say with new teams, new players and different combinations, the tournament has started off on an exciting note, writes Javagal Srinath.

We have a long way to go in IPL 4: Gautam Gambhir

Refusing to get carried away with their victory over Deccan Chargers, the Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir said his team has a long way to go in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League.

Sreesanth performs better with aggressive mindset: Jayawardene

Contrary to popular perception, Kochi Tuskers Kerala skipper Mahela Jayawardene wants S Sreesanth to be the way he is, and says the bowler's aggression and antics help him to perform better.

Challengers get Rayudu shock

Skipper Sachin Tendulkar and young Ambati Rayudu clobbered the Royal Challengers Bangalore bowling as title contenders Mumbai Indians cruised to a nine wicket victory in an Indian Premier League match at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports. Scorecard

Warne bedazzles Daredevils

Opener Rahul Dravid and Johan Botha chipped in with useful contributions as Rajasthan Royals registered a comprehensive six-wicket victory over Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League here today. Debjeet Kundu reports.

SL players asked to leave IPL early to prepare for Eng tour

Sri Lankan cricketers participating in the ongoing Indian Premier League have been asked to return home early to prepare for the national team's tour of England that gets underway on May 14.

That’s exactly how we wanted to make our debut

I am really happy with the way Pune Warriors have started their journey in the IPL. This is the way we would have liked to make our debut in the league, writes Yuvraj Singh.

Like wine, getting better with age

One major focus of Twenty20 cricket is to wean new, young fans who have many other games to follow, especially on television. However, on the field, the Indian Premier League (IPL) 4 is again proving that class is permanent.

It was a special innings from Rayudu: Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar was all praise for young Ambati Rayudu who smashed an unbeaten 63 during Mumbai Indians' nine-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore on Tuesday.

Chargers look to turn the corner at home

The voices are not loud yet, but one can feel the tension as the staff prepares the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium for the Chargers' second home game against the Royal Challengers Bangalore, with the team showing little promise in the earlier two matches. Abhijeet Kulkarni reports.

Swimming into focus in style

Valthaty hits the opening century of IPL 4 to help upstage champions Chennai Super Kings. Ashutosh Sharma reports. Scorecard

Will the marching orders hurt ties?

Disciplinary action will be taken against Sri Lankan cricketers who do not return from the IPL T20 games in India before practice matches begin for the country’s English tour in May. Sutirtho Patranobis reports.

Warriors win battle of newbies

Robin Uthappa and Mohnish Mishra shine for Pune Warriors as they beat Kochi Tuskers Kerala by four wickets in IPL Twenty20 clash at the D Y Patil Stadium on Wednesday. Amol Karhadkar reports. Scorecard
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