Archive for April 17th, 2008

Sanath Jayasuriya thrilled to open batting with Sachin for Mumbai Indians

Sanath Jayasuriya, former Sri Lankan opener, cannot wait to play with Sachin Tendulkar in the coming match of Mumbai Indians on Sunday. Tendulkar and Sanath Jayasuriya are the twin weapons of Indian Premier League team Mumbai Indians owned by Mukesh Ambani. Sanath Jayasuriya said that he was very happy to play with Sachin. Jayasuriya also [...]

Bajaj Allianz to be the lead sponsor for Rajasthan Royals

Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company has announced its association with the Indian Premier League team Rajasthan Royals. Bajaj Allianz will be the lead sponsor of the IPL franchise owned by the London-based businessman Manoj Badale. The Rajasthan Royals from Jaipur are coached and captained by Shane Warne. The sponsorship of Bajaj Allianz has increased the [...]

Unpaid players in IPL could revolt

The head of the Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) and the former Australian cricketer, Tim May, has started investigating how many players have not yet received their initial Indian Premier League fees as per the contract. Tim May also warned that they could walk away with the contract if the problem is widespread. May [...]

SRK says he would lose money from IPL

According to Kolkata Knight Riders owner, Shah Rukh Khan, all the  franchisees in the Indian Premier League (iPL) would not gain any money from the first year of T-20 cricket series. King Khan is sure that the T20 tournament will be a success in the coming years. According to Khan, this is the first time [...]

Mumbai Indians news update – matches, predictions, team and more

When it comes to glamour quotient, MUmbai Indians, the IPL team of Mumbai franchisee, has no match. Sachin Tendulkar, the icon player and captain of Mumbai Indians, is the star attraction of the IPL tournament, and its no secret industrialist Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries spent a whooping $111.9 million to buy the costliest of [...]

Delhi Daredevils, Rajasthan Royals gear up for the DLF IPL second match

Delhi Daredevils, led by Virender Sehwag, takes on the Rajasthan Royals, led by Shane Warne, on its home turf Delhi, on April 19, 2008. Described by many as the worst team on paper, Delhi Daredevils seems to have an advantage over Rajasthan Royals with a great fielding side and more pinchhitters. Delhi Daredevils The Delhi [...]

Yes it is Yuvraj vs Dhoni as Chennai Super Kings take on Mohali Kings XI, says Yuvraj

As Kings X1 Punjab takes on Chennai Super Kings, Yuvraj has no qualms in calling it a Dhoni vs Yuvraj tussle Kings X1 Punjab skipper Yuvraj Singh is ready to shed all his friendships when he leads his team against Chennai Super Kings on home ground for their inaugural match in Indian Premier League. The [...]

Sachin Tendulkar not yet ready to commit whether he will play in Mumbai Indians’ first match against Bangalore Royal Challengers

Sachin Tendulkar not sure if IPL is future of Indian cricket India’s top batsman and Mumbai Indians’ skipper Sachin Tendulkar is not yet ready to accept the idea that the IPL will change the way cricket is being played and viewed upon. The DLF IPL Twenty20 begins on Friday with a clash between Kolkata Knight [...]