Archive for the 'Deccan Chargers – Hyderabad' Category

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 [...]

Battered Deccan Chargers still favourites to beat Shane Warne’s resurgent Rajasthan Royals

The much touted Deccan Chargers seem to be on the verge of oblivion as they struggle to stay afloat in the twenty20 after two successive defeats in DLF IPL Twenty20 ahead of the encounter with Rajasthan Royals, who have come back in style after an initial setback. Nobody in the Deccan Chargers team seem to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Eden Gardens pitch under scrutiny, curator apologies to Kolkata Knight Riders

The Eden Gardens pitch, which displayed none of the qualities of an international standard cricket pitch has come under investigation from the cricket authorities. BCCI secretary Niranjan Shah has said that the erratic behaviour that was shown by the Eden Gardens pitch during the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Deccan Chargers on Sunday would [...]

Kolkata Knight Riders need another McCullum act to overpower Deccan Chargers

The VVS Lakshman-led Hyderabad team has the most solid batting line-up in DLP IPL Twenty20 After an out-of-the box assault by Brendon McCullum against Bangalore Royal Challengers in the IPL opening clash, Kolkata Knight Riders now take on the most solid team on paper in the DLF IPL Twenty20 tournament – Deccan Chargers led by VVS [...]

Eden Gardens and Kolkata being painted in Knight Riders’ golden black color; preparations underway for Sunday’s match against Deccan Chargers

After their electrifying victory over Vijay Mallya’s Rahil Dravid-led Bangalore Royal Challengers, the Kolkata Knight Riders is all set to host their first home match of the DLF IPL in Kolkata on Sunday. The entire Kolkata city is waking up to the celebrations and the preparations surrounding their first home match, and that too against [...]

Andrew Symonds: IPL a new frontier in cricket, no need to sledge in T20 matches

Having got enough money from Hyderabad’s IPL team Deccan Chargers, Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds is very keen to play and win the new Twenty20 extravaganza starting from Apil 18. Deccan Chargers have bought Andrew Symonds for $1.35 million. Talking to the media, Andrew Symonds said “I must thank the owners for bidding for me in [...]

Hyderabad IPL team named Deccan Chargers; VVS Laxman captain, Adam Gilchrist is vice captain

The DLF IPL Twenty20 Hyderabad team has been christened Deccan Chargers. VVS Laxman is the captain, while Australia’s Adam Gilchrist is the vice captain of Deccan Chargers. Gilchrist retired from ODIs and tests during India’s recent tour of Australia. The logo and anthem of Deccan Chargers wwre also revealed. The logo would be a charging [...]

Mohali all-rounder James Hopes keen to take on fellow Aussie players Ricky Ponting, Matthew Hayden, Adam Gilchrist, Shane Warne in DLF IPL Twenty20

Australia’s all-rounder James Hopes is elated after winning the top bid in the second and final IPL auction on March 11 after the Preity Zinta-Ness Wadia promoted Mohali IPL team bagged him for $324,000. James Hopes, who plays for Queensland in the Australian league, will join his team mate Brett Lee in the Mohali line-up [...]