Archive for April 22nd, 2008

Sidhu counts Super Kings and Knight Riders as the strongest teams

Navjot Singh sidhu, the former Indian cricketer, believes the strongest and the most balanced teams in the DLF IPL are Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. Sidhu said, “Shah Rukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders and the Chennai Super Kings team are the strongest if we compare the players on the paper. But I will [...]

Who will be the IPL Twenty20 winner? Dhoni says its too early to say

Chennai Super Kings, the Chennai franchisee of DLF IPL that won their first match against Kings X1 Punjab, will lock horns with Mumbai Indians tomorrow. The match will be played in Chennai and the match will also mark Chennai Super Kings’ first home match. Playing in front of the home crowd is expected to be [...]

Matthew Hayden thinks IPL is the start of an incredible journey

Australian batsman Matthew Hayden is in India now to play for the DLF IPL. Matthew Hayden is now playing in the The Chennai Super Kings IPL team, under Indian captain MS Dhoni is is captaining th Chennai side. The veteran batsman said IPL was the start of an incredible journey and the initial matches of [...]

Shoaib Malik of delhi Daredevils not afraid to go and play in Hyderabad

Shoaik Malik, the Pakistan skipper, does not foresee any problem in playing in Hyderabad, despite his long legal battle with an Indian family. A person living in Hyderabad had alleged long time back that his daughter had been married to Shoaib on telephone and that Shoaib has been refusing to divorce his daughter ever since. [...]

Cricket Australia, other countries to explore IPL model

Taking a cue from the huge success of IPL, other cricket playing nations are also contemplating similar cricket events. Cricket Australia is considering such an avenue. They are now watching the Indian Premier League and England’s answer to it for clues as to whether a franchised competition would work in Australia. There are enough hints [...]

Non-payment of players fees a new concern for IPL

Even as the IPL starts off with a bang, it is dogged with complaints from many players that they have not received the initial Indian Premier League fees. Reports said that two Australian players have not received payment after the first IPL auction held in February. Considering complaints from different corners, the Federation of International [...]

Kolkata Knight Riders top IPL points table

Shah Rukh Khans Kolkata Knight Riders top DLF IPL points table Shah Rukh Khans Kolkata Knight Riders are on top of the table winning both their matches, netting 4 points and a net run rate of 3.764. of the other three teams which played two games, Rajasthan Royals jumped into the fourth spot ahead of [...]

Big hitter Shahid Afridi wants to outsmart McCullum in IPL

Big hitting Pakistani Shahid Afridi will be the man to watch out for Deccan Chargers in the IPL tournament. Shahid Afridi holds the world record for the fastest century in all forms of the game – he has scored one in 37 balls. VVS Laxman would be breathing a sigh of relief, we guess. And [...]

Chennia Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians: Matthew Hayden waits for tussle against Harbhajan Singh

Matthew Hayden is excited about the prospect of taking on arch rival in Wednesday’s IPL Twenty20 match , when his Chennai Super Kings takes on Mumbai Indians on Wednesday. Hayden said he has had serious run-ins with Harbhajan and such a contest on the field would be electrifying for the whole world. Matthew Hayden also [...]

Chennai Super Kings do not have an easy task against Mumbai Indians

Is there a real advantage for Chennai Super Kings when they play vs Mumbai Indians? As an euphoric Chennai Super Kings led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni welcomes Mumbai Indians for the home match, both the teams will have plans knit around the presence or absence of one man – Sachin Tendulkar. In their first match [...]