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Hero Honda rethinks IPL team sponsorship

With the Indian Premier League 2009 having gone to South Africa, it is now left to sponsors to decide whether to stay on or to withdraw. Hero Honda Motors, the country’s largest two-wheeler maker,is said to be mulling over renegotiating the IPL contract with Delhi Daredevils following the venue switch.

McCullum, Ponting other Aussie, Kiwi stars to depart, may hit Kolkata Knight riders, Chennai Superkings most

The days are soon getting over for the Australian and New Zealand bandwagon In the IPL led by Ricky Ponting, Matthew Hayden, Michael Hussey, Andrew Symonds and of course Brendan McCullum. Chennai Super Kings will be the biggest losers as their top stars Matthew Hayden and Michael Hussey will depart on April 29. The already [...]

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. [...]

Deccan Chargers vs Delhi Daredevils: With Shahid Afridi and Symonds, its advantage Deccan Chargers

Before the start of the DLF  IPL, cricket experts had termed the Deccan Chargers, the Hyderabad franchisee led by VVS Laxman would be the winning team in the tournament. Everyone except the captain VVS Laxman was of Twenty20 material, it was said. Now, they have shown that the team is of course a good combination [...]

Virender Sehwag’s Delhi Daredevils hold slight edge against Shane Warne’s Rajasthan Royals

Delhi Daredevils hold slight edge against Rajasthan Royals Delhi Daredevils led by Virender Sehwag takes on Rajasthan Royals led by Shane Warne in DLF IPL on Saturday at New Delhi. Virender Sehwag’s fine form with the bat is what Delhi Daredevils count most apart from the perceived advantage of the home turf at Feroz Shah [...]

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 [...]

IPL teams rope in celebrities for promotion

It all started when Shah Rukh Khan (Kolkata Knight Riders) and Preity Zinta (Mohali) became IPL franchise owners. The rest of the team owners immediately realised the marketing and publicity potential of having Bollywood (or Tollywood) actors associated with them, and went about star-hunting. The Indian film fraternity is being actively woed by the franchises [...]

Akshay Kumar is brand ambassador of Delhi IPL team

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has been roped in as the brand ambassador of the IPL Delhi team, continuing the film industry’s association with the Twenty20 tournament. “I belong to Delhi and this my team. I always like cricket and I am a firm believer in sportsman spirit,” said Akhsay Kumar. The Bollywood action and comic [...]

Delhi Daredevils IPL team updates, team composition, sponsors etc.

This is the Delhi Daredevils team composition as it stands on 18 March 2008. Virender Sehwag (Captain) Daniel Vettori Mohammad Asif Shoaib Malik Dinesh Karthik AB de Villiers Farveez Maharoof Tillakaratne Dilshan Gautam Gambhir Manoj Tiwary Glenn McGrath Rajat Bhatia Shikhar Dhawan Mithun Manhas Mayank Tehlan Pradeep Sangwan Brett Geeves GMR Sports, owner of the [...]

Ashish Nehra bagged by Mumbai Indians IPL team, Delhi Daredevils lose out

Former Indian fast bowler Ashish Nehra has been reportedly bagged by the Mumbai Indians for the DLF IPL Twenty20 tournament for more than a crore rupees. Sachin Tendulkar, Mumbai Indians’ icon player was behind the decision. Ashish Nehra was not in the list of contracted players. The lanky fast bowler had practically vanished from public [...]