Archive for April, 2009

IPL Super Over enthralls audiences in Rajasthan vs Kolkata match

IPL fans across the world, for the first time, saw a super over at the end of 20 overs for Kolkata Knight Riders. The allocated overs ended in a tie, and the way to go afterwards was the Super Over – so far the IPL has not seen it in action. Kolkata Knight Riders went [...]

Diamond touch to IPL

IPL has a touch of diamond this season. Diamond company Gitanjali Group has unveiled its new diamond studded ‘Man of the match’ trophy to be presented during the home matches of Mumbai Indians. With this the diamond major has padded up for a long association with the Mumbai Indians, owned by Mukesh Ambani. The new [...]

Pakistan 2011 World Cup host status axed

The uncertain security scenario prevailing in Pakistan has prompted the International Cricket Council (ICC) to withdraw the 2011 World Cup host status from the country.

Brendan McCullum is IPL Kolkata Knight Riders captain

Dispelling all fuzziness about the captaincy issue, Shahrukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have said that Kiwi wicket-keeper batsman Brendon McCullum will captain the KKR side for the DLF IPL season 2.

Preity Zinta’s Kings XI Punjab gets Emirates as sponsor

Dubai-based Emirates has become the main sponsor of the Kings XI Punjab IPL team. The Kings XI Punjab is one of the eight competing cricket franchisees of the Indian Premier League, based in Mohali, representing a huge catchment area of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir.