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KKR pacer and Australian cricketer Pat Cummins wins hearts for this gesture

At a time when several Australian cricketers are leaving the Indian Premier League (IPL) midway owing to the massive surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths in India, another Australian cricketer Pat Cummins, who plays for the Kolkata Knight Riders, has won hearts with his gesture. Cummins on Monday in a social media post revealed that...

Overseas players leave IPL as COVID-19 goes out of control in India

Several overseas players have left the Indian Premier League (IPL) midway as COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to surge with each passing day. Although the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has levied strict measures to safeguard the players and the tournament amid the second wave in the country, several overseas players have...

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma fined for slow over rate in match against Delhi Capitals

Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma has been fined after his team maintained a slow over rate during their IPL 2021 match against Delhi Capitals (DC) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Tuesday. As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over...

Happy that no one can point fingers at my fitness: Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Monday said it is hard to keep up with younger players in the IPL squad but it will be a big positive for him if they are not able to point fingers over his fitness. Dhoni, 39, who retired from international cricket in 2020, admitted that...

RCB crush KKR to win third game in a row

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) registered their third win after beating Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Sunday. Glenn Maxwell’s explosiveness and AB de Villiers’ clean hitting were on full display as RCB put forward a commanding total of 204/4 and successfully defended the same against KKR, who fell short...

Virat Kohli “reprimanded” for breaching IPL code of conduct

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli has been reprimanded for breaching the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) Code of Conduct during his team’s match against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Wednesday. Virat Kohli accepts mistake Kohli has admitted to the Level 1 offence 2.2 of the IPL’s Code of...

Shah Rukh Khan disappointed with KKR’s performance, apologises to fans

Co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Shah Rukh Khan, has expressed his disappointment with his team’s performance in the match against Mumbai Indians on Tuesday. The actor also apologised to KKR fans for the dismal performance of the team and losing the match by 10 runs in the final over despite the game under complete...

IPL 2021: Confident KKR to take on MI today

After registering a victory in its first match of IPL 2021 against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Eoin Morgan’s Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is all set to take on Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians (MI) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Tuesday. Notably, Mumbai Indians had lost its first match against Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore and...

MS Dhoni fined for CSK’s slow over-rate in match against DC

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni has been penalised for slow over-rate during the match with Delhi Capitals at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. CSK lost the match to Delhi Capitals, while Dhoni got out for a duck—a start that the ‘captain cool’ did not like. Since it was the first offence of CSK...

Shreyas Iyer ruled out of ODI series due to injury, likely to miss IPL matches as well

Team India player Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the remainder of the ODI series against England. Iyer, who failed to make his mark in the first ODI against England at Pune, hurt his left shoulder while fielding in the eighth over. Down with excruciating pain, the cricketer left the ground and was immediately...

IPL to become a 10-team contest from 2022

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has approved two additional teams for the Indian Premier League (IPL) from 2022 onwards. A decision in this regard was taken by the BCCI general body during the annual general meeting (AGM) held on Thursday in Ahmedabad. While the majority of the stakeholders agreeing to the...

Parthiv Patel retires from competitive cricket

After playing 25 Tests, 38 ODIs and a few T20Is, Parthiv Patel on Wednesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. The cricketer in a post on his social media accounts said, “Today, I announce retirement from all forms of cricket and as I bring down curtains on this 18-year-old cricketing journey, I feel...