HindustanTimes Fri,28 Aug 2015

IPL 2011: News

Tendulkar most deserving candidate for Bharat Ratna: Dhoni

World Cup winning Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday joined the growing calls to award batting ace Sachin Tendulkar the Bharat Ratna, saying no cricketer deserves it more than him.

Dhoni hopeful of retaining IPL title

A new-look Mahendra Singh Dhoni, shorn of hair following the World Cup triumph, looked forward to another conquest as captain of the Chennai Super Kings team who he believes has the firepower to retain the Indian Premier League (IPL) title.

Murali passes the 'test'

Sri Lanka's legendary spinner Muttiah Muralitharan, who was worried about Britain's new visa regulations, has secured a work permit to play county cricket, his manager said today.

Dhoni happy with CSK team composition ahead of IPL opener

Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said that he was happy with the composition of his IPL team following the January auction with the core of last season's victorious team being retained and a few players added.

IPL 4 kicks off today, CSK to meet KKR

It will be a classic case of 'friends turning into foes' when Mahendra Singh Dhoni's CSK clash with Gautam Gambhir led KKR in the opening match of the IPL today, less than a week after the duo guided India to their historic World Cup triumph in Mumbai. IPL Team profits | All about the IPL-IV | The big earners

CSK, MI are the teams to watch out for

To me, the big challenge coming into the fourth edition of the competition was to understand the intensity of the Indian Premier League, coming as it is days after the conclusion of the World Cup. Javagal Srinath writes.

It's the same game for Mr Cricket

He landed in Chennai a day before the game, but the effortless ease with which he slipped into his rhythm from ball one, Mike Hussey must be wondering 'what's the fuss about the challenge of adapting to different formats, teams and positions'. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports.

Rain interruption proved to be crucial, feels Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels the hour-long rain interruption proved to be costly for his team during its shock seven-wicket loss to IPL debutants Kochi Tuskers Kerala here.

I am yet to decide on full-time coaching job: Fleming

Stephen Fleming's name has been doing the rounds as a possible successor to Gary Kirsten as India coach but the former New Zealand captain has said he had not thought of taking up full-time coaching job yet.

Who is the greediest of them all?

In the country versus club debate, which is the inevitable consequence of the way IPL is structured, we fail to address one simple fact, writes Pradeep Magazine.

Chennai aim to end losing streak, up against Pune Warriors

Reeling from back-to-back defeats, defending champions Chennai Super Kings would aim to get back to winning ways when they take on unpredictable tournament debutants Pune Warriors in an Indian Premier League match in Chennai on Monday.

Give me some sunshine...

The weather has turned pleasant while the Chennai Super Kings were away from home. Despite the cool sea breeze blowing continuously, the home team wasn't too happy about the conditions during their practice at the M A Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports.

IPL: Warriors bow to Kings

Even after three games on the surface, the Chepauk wicket remained a mystery for the Chennai Super Kings batsmen. Not to speak of the men from the visiting team, Pune Warriors. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports. Scorecard | Pics

For Super Kings, home is where the hearth is

As the Chennai Super Kings team walked into the hotel lobby after their team dinner on Sunday, it was clear the defending champions were not only about the big international stars. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports.

Face to face within two days

The Indian Premier League is more than 200 matches old. Yet, never in its history have two teams clashed against each other in less than 48 hours. Amol Karhadkar reports.
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