Starting March 12, 2010, the IPL became the focus of the cricket-loving public. On March 26th, the BCCI declared the list of players for the T20 World Cup due to start in the Caribbean on April 30th. As usual, there was furore over some omissions and inclusions. It died down and the spotlight shifted back [...]
This year in the Indian Premier League the points table has been different from other years because 7 teams were in contention with only a few matches to go to make the semi finals and only 1 team were not winning too many games. Mumbai was the inform team during this IPL with them having [...]
Things just don’t seem to be working out for IPL teams owned by Bollywood actors, a fact very noticeable in the 3rd edition of the Indian Premier League. Is it just a coincidence that all the 3 teams languishing at the bottom of the points table have Bollywood stars as owners/stake holders or are such [...]
Time was when the grouses against IPL were that it resulted in players being overworked, that the cheerleaders’ costumes were against Indian culture and that the focus was on film stars instead of cricket. This was baby talk compared to the issues being raised now. Now we know that the IPL Commissioner’s brother-in-law has a [...]
What is the cause for a very promising player in the T20 format to sit at home twiddling his thumbs, when the world’s most exciting T20 tournament is going on? Who is responsible for Ravindra Jadeja’s current situation?
Was it plain greed on the part of Jadeja, temptation to earn a few more bucks or [...]
Author: Trina Ghosh (Gurgaon).
Sachin fires Mumbai Indians to the top of IPL table. This was Mumbai Indians seventh win out of eight matches.
The 2nd match of the IPL 2010 between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals which was played on 13th March 2010 at the DY Patil stadium in Mumbai. Mumbai won by 4 runs. Remember Rajasthan Royals [...]
This is for the first time that international level cricket tournaments are being held in newly constructed Dharmshala cricket stadium that has been constructed with 50 crore rupees cost this year. Preparations for the two Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches to be held at the Dharamshala cricket stadium on April 16 and 18 have [...]
Rajasthan Royals: Team Analysis
Rajasthan Royals is a franchise cricket team based in Jaipur that plays in the IPL. The team is led and coached by Shane Warne. The team’s mascot is a lion named Moochu Singh. The team anthem, ‘Halla Bol’ is sung by Ila Arun. The promotional video that aired on national networks before [...]
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Team Analysis:
Royal Challengers Bangalore also referred to as RCB is a franchise, cricket team based in the city of Bangalore. Indian Premier League The team is owned by the business magnate Vijay Mallya, through his flagship firm UB Group. Brijesh Patel is the CEO of the RCB and Anil Kumble is the [...]
Chennai Super Kings is the Chennai based franchise of the Indian Premier League. The team is led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni and coached by Stephen Fleming. The M. A. Chidambaram Stadium is the Super Kings’ home ground. The franchise is currently owned by India Cements, who paid US$91 million to acquire the rights to the [...]