HindustanTimes Sun,30 Aug 2015

IPL 2011: News

Vettori takes up Royal Challenge

New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori will lead the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Follow the leaders

Fresh challenge excites Gilchrist

After a successful stint with the Deccan Chargers, Adam Gilchrist is set to start afresh as skipper of the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the Indian Premier League’s Season IV. Ashutosh Sharma reports.

It’s time for KKR to move on, says Akram

A captain who leads from the front, a batting line-up boasting of one of the most destructive T20 batsmen, a talented pace attack and some genuine all-rounders make the Kolkata Knight Riders a formidable side in Indian Premier League 4, feels the team’s bowling consultant Wasim Akram.

The gladiators of IPL4: An overview

With the fourth season of the Indian Premier League all set to start, HT takes a look the all the ten teams on the competition.

IPL biz gains on World Cup win

The still-green euphoria over India's win in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 is a heady tailwind for the fourth season of the IPL that kicks off on Friday, spelling business opportunities for players, companies, advertisers and brand managers. Himani Chandna Gurtoo reports. The league of extraordinary money

Original 8 set to hit pay dirt

All the eight franchisees of IPL last year are expected to clock profits this year, a sign that the snappier version of the game is getting swankier and more lucrative. Gaurav Choudhury reports. IPL Team profits | All about the IPL-IV | The big earners

Upbeat Gauti raring to go

If there is a team which cannot wait for the new IPL season to start, it is Shah Rukh Khan's Kolkata Knight Riders. The scars on the psyche, due to repeated failures, are so deep that every step forward is overwriting of bitter memories. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports.

IPL: S-taking with caution

The anxiety amongst the IPL stakeholders is palpable. In a nation swept by the euphoria of the World Cup win, there is optimism that the T20 event could also bask in the glory of the one-day triumph. At the same time, there is fear that it could become a victim of overkill. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports. What they had to say

Will the World Cup hype kill IPL?

India are still celebrating their World Cup triumph, and another season of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to kick off in Chennai today. Ashutosh Sharma reports.

'Time to pay back the team'

Manoj Tiwary sounds quietly confident ahead of IPL 4 and with good reason: he got runs in domestic cricket this season, the Kolkata Knight Riders bought him back at the players' auction and he says he now has a clearly defined role in the team.

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

Don't treat us as 'untouchables', Afridi's appeal to BCCI

Shahid Afridi feels deeply hurt and has appealed to the Indian Cricket Board that Pakistan players shouldn't be treated as "untouchables" when it comes to including them in the cash-rich Indian Premier League.

IPL-4 kicks off with a colourful opening ceremony

The fourth edition of the Indian Premier League kicked off at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai today with a colourful opening ceremony and the ten captains signing the Spirit of Cricket banner.

Kolkata Knight Riders self-destruct in opening match

When Kolkata Knight Riders players analyse their opening game's performance they will struggle to find valid reasons for the defeat. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports. Scorecard | In pics

This season, owners will not sit with the teams

The Indian Premier League governing council headed by Chirayu Amin has decided that owners will not be allowed to sit in the players' dug outs. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports.
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