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Younis Khan and Mohammad Yusuf PCB life ban revoked

Ban and back: High drama in Pak cricket

Pakistan cricketers get nod to play IPL 2009

Cricketers in Pakistan will now be able to be part of the prestigious Indian Premier League (IPL). With the Pakistan Sports Ministry making it clear that it is not averse to Pakistani cricketers taking part in the second edition of the IPL which gets underway in April. However, the ministry has reiterated that the players’ [...]

Sri Lankan board and players shun England for IPL 2009

For Test playing nation Sri Lanka, it seems to be T20 that takes prime place, as of late. Putting a full stop to speculations and a debate that was set to rage, Sri Lanka’s two Test tour of England next year has been put off. The reason: Sri Lanka has finalized a deal that will [...]

Darren Gough keen on playing IPL matches

Where is former England Darren Gough heading for, post-retirement this summer? IPL, where else?

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Deccan Chargers to take on Knight Riders with a plan for McCullum

Kolkata will witness the home team Kolkata Knight Riders’ first home match against the Hyderabad Deccan Chargers team here at Kolkata on Sunday. Last match of Kolkata Knight Riders saw Aussie batsman Brendon McCullum exploding with his bat and giving out a handsome defeat to the Royal Challengers team owned by VIjay Mallya. Obviously, Deccan [...]