IPL 2010 Final: Mumbai Vs Chennai

  After 58 matches and almost seven weeks, the IPL Final takes place on Sunday and Mumbai Indians have home advantage when they take on the Chennai Super Kings. Mumbai are slight favourites in what has the making of a thriller.   Venue and conditions:   The DY Patil stadium has a toss bias, in [...]

IPL T20: third place play off

  Play offs for 3rd place for this year’s IPL offers the incentive of a place in the next T20 Champions League. The Royal Challengers take on the Deccan Chargers in Mumbai on Saturday and RCB are the favourites.   Team News:   Bangalore Royal Challengers:   Who can pick themselves after semi final disappointment? [...]

First IPL Semi-final preview: Mumbai Vs Bangalore

  The first semi final in IPL 3 sees the Mumbai Indians take on Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday. The fact these two meet in the semis comes as a surprise to many, who thought they’d only lock horns in the final. Mumbai are favourites after topping the table but any side with Bangalore’s batting [...]

IPL Game: Delhi Vs Hyderabad

  Sunday’s second IPL game is a straightforward affair in which the winners are guaranteed a place in the semi-finals. Pre tournament favourites Delhi will take on reigning champions Deccan. This is a fascinating contest between two teams who have got their acts together in time to be in with a chance of the semi-finals. [...]

Preview: Mumbai Indians Vs Royal Challengers

  “Two giants of the game – Tendulkar and Kallis – come together when Royal Challengers and the Mumbai Indians meet in Bangalore on Saturday.   Venue and Conditions:   The first game of the day takes place at the M Chinnaswamy stadium as the Bangalore Royal Chargers host the Mumbai Indians. The average first [...]

IPL match preview: Hyderabad Vs Chennai

  The reigning champions secured a vital win on Thursday to halt a nightmare run of form. But they are still some way from breaking into the top four. They will take on the Chennai Super Kings in a vital IPL game in Napur on Saturday. Both sides have semi final aspirations but the Super [...]

IPL Game preview: Bangalore Vs Kolkata

  After a promising start, the Royal Challengers Bangalore are making hard work of IPL 3 and they next face the Knight Riders in Bangalore on Saturday with both sides still in the hunt for a semi final place. One time certainties for a semi-final place, the Royal Challengers have lost four of their last [...]

IPL Game preview: Chennai Vs Mumbai

  Tuesday’s game in the IPL looks like a real cracker as the Super Kings take on the Mumbai Indians in Chennai. The Mumbai Indians have lost just one game. While the Super Kings, after an up-and-down are on eight points from nine games. The Mumbai Indians will play to confirm semi-final berth with this [...]

IPL T20 Preview: Delhi Vs Bangalore

  The story of the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Delhi Daredevils makes identical with a decent first half of the season means that a semi-final spot is there for the taking for both Bangalore and Delhi and a win for either side on Sunday night only edges that team a little bit closer.   [...]

IPL Preview: Kolkata Vs King XI Punjab

  Author: Mona Gupta (New Delhi)   Back to winning ways courtesy an inspiring innings from Ganguly in their last match against title-holders Deccan Chargers, Kolkata Knight Riders suddenly find themselves in reckoning for a last-four berth as their 24-run victory improved their position to fifth on the table. Kolkata Knight Riders will be high [...]