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IPL 2020: Players face ouster for bio-bubble violation, teams Rs 1 crore and 2 points from tally

Players face ouster from the tournament and their teams, a hefty fine of Rs 1 crore besides deduction in points if they breach the bio-bubble put in place for the IPL. In a notification sent to all the eight participating franchises by the BCCI, a player will have to undergo a six-day quarantine for an…

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IPL 2020: CSK coach Stephen Fleming reveals how MS Dhoni and co. spent the six-day break ahead of Sunrisers Hyderabad match

Chennai Super Kings have not had the greatest of starts to IPL 2020. The three-time champions have lost two of their three matches and have attracted a fair amount of criticism for their strategies and team combination. The MS Dhoni-led CSK got a much-needed six-day break after their successive defeats and head coach Stephen Fleming…

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IPL 2020: Facts need to be kept in mind – CSK CEO rubbishes reports of KM Asif breaching bio-bubble protocols

Chennai Super Kings fast bowler KM Asif did not breach the bio-secure bubble protocols set for the players in IPL 2020, confirmed CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan. He dismissed the reports of Asif breaching the protocols and said ‘the matter has been blown out of proportion’. Viswanathan said that there is a separate area in the…

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KXIP vs MI Live Score, IPL 2020 Match Today: Rahul, Mayank off to brisk start in Punjab’s 192-run chase

KXIP vs MI Live Score, IPL 2020 Match Today: Rahul, Mayank off to brisk start in Punjab’s 192-run chase

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IPL 2020, RR vs KKR: Pat Cummins made Steve Smith look like lower-order batsman, says Brad Hogg

When Kolkata Knight Riders bought Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins for Rs 15.5 crore at the auctions last year, many believed that the franchise had spent too much money. Questions were raised whether Cummins will be able to justify the price tag in Indian Premier League. The no. 1 Test bowler in the world Cummins, on Wednesday,…

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Ecclestone, Wyatt could be top draws for IPL Women’s Challenger Series

Top England cricketers including Sophie Ecclestone and Danni Wyatt are expected to feature in the much-awaited Women’s Challenger series in the UAE after the ECB expressed its willingness to issue No Objection Certificates (NOC), provided it is satisfied with the COVID-19 protocols. According to a report in ESPNCricinfo, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has…

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‘More than Million Bucks’: How BCCI’s often-critcised NCA got Mavi-Nagarkoti up and running in 2 years

When teenagers Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi were terrorising batsmen of their age during the 2018 ICC U-19 World Cup, it seemed the next batch of Indian speed guns was ready to take the world by storm. But before the duo, with multi-crore IPL contracts, could rub shoulders with the big boys, their frail bodies…

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IPL 2020, Match 13: KXIP vs MI – Preview

The game 13 of Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 will see Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) take on Mumbai Indians (MI) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Both the teams pretty much have had a similar result pattern in this tournament, including a Super Over-heartbreak. While KXIP lost their opening game…

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IPL 2020, Match 12: RR vs KKR – Match Report

The young guns – Shubman Gill, Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Varun Chakravarthy – starred as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) registered their second successive win in the Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, beating Rajasthan Royals (RR) by runs in Dubai on Wednesday. After put in to bat, KKR opener Gill, who was coming into…

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IPL 2020, Match 8: KKR vs SRH – Match Report

Shubman Gill and Eoin Morgan starred as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) secured two points following their seven-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the eighth match of the Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. Needing 143 runs to win, KKR lost Sunil Narine in the second over as David Warner…

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IPL 2020, MATCH 9: RR VS KXIP – MATCH REPORT

Absolute heist! Rajasthan Royals (RR) put up a sensational show with the bat and created a record for the highest successful run-chase in the Indian Premier League history as they beat Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by four wickets in the ninth match of the IPL 2020 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Put in…

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DREAM11 IPL 2020, MATCH 10: RCB VS MI – PREVIEW

What a way to start your week!  It’s Virat Kohli versus Rohit Sharma. It’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) versus Mumbai Indians (MI) in the 10th match of the Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Monday. MI come into this contest on the back of a comfortable win against…

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IPL 2020, Match 11: DC vs SRH – Preview

Hat-trick of wins or a maiden loss? First win or third defeat? Either way, something’s got to give as Delhi Capitals (DC) square off against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the 11th match of the Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Tuesday. Having secured back to back wins – first…

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DREAM11 IPL 2020, MATCH 10: RCB VS MI – MATCH REPORT

What drama, what action. What a match! Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Mumbai Indians (MI) played out the second Super Over-thriller of Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 and it was Virat Kohli and Co. who emerged triumphant to win the game at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Monday. RCB, who made two changes…

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IPL 2020, Match 12: RR vs KKR – Preview

Will Rajasthan Royals (RR) continue their batting juggernaut? Or will Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) find a way to stop RR in their tracks? Welcome to Match 12 of Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 where RR will square off against KKR at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. RR have been on an absolute…

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IPL 2020, Match 11: DC vs SRH – Match Report

David Warner sealed a win in his 50th Indian Premier League (IPL) match as captain after Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) beat Delhi Capitals (DC) by 15 runs at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi and secured their first win of the IPL 2020 on Tuesday. After electing to bowl in Abu Dhabi, DC kept SRH…

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Shreyas Iyer fined for slow over-rate

IPL MEDIA ADVISORY: Code of Conduct Breach Abu Dhabi: September 29, 2020 Delhi Capitals Captain Shreyas Iyer has been fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Abu Dhabi on 29 September 2020. As it was his team’s first offence of the…

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Saurav Ganguly named next Cricket Association of Bengal president

Former Indian cricket team captain Saurav Ganguly was on Thursday named the next president of Cricket Association of Bengal by chief minister Mamata Banerjee. The position fell vacant with the death of veteran administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya. “We have unanimously decided that Saurav will fill the vacant post. Jagmohan Dalmiya’s son Avishek will be inducted in…