Archive for April 4th, 2008

Bangalore Royal Challengers vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL

The inaugural match of the IPL Twenty20 would feature Vijay Mallya’s Bangalore Royal Challengers against Red Chillies Entertainment’s Kolkata Knight Riders. This would be the most highly anticipated match being the inaugural one. Red Chillies is actually fronted by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan – just by being the owner, he has ensured millions of [...]

BCCI proposes bloodthirsty media restrictions and regulations for IPL matches

The Indian Premier League’s (IPL) new set of media guidelines have triggered another controversy. IPL’s regulations prevent media organizations from displaying photographs on their own websites. That is strange indeed. Formula One racing has some of the most restrictive media regulations, but that pertains mostly to television and video. We think restrictions on publishing photographs [...]

Shah Rukh Khan defends Shoaib Akhtar, wants him in IPL Kolkata

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, owner of Kolkata Knight Riders, has jumped into the defence of troubled cricket star Shoaib Akhtar, who has been banned for five years by the Pakistan Cricket Board. IPL boss Lalit Modi has said till the PCB ban is lifted Shoaib cannot play in IPL. Shah Rukh Khan has said [...]