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Rajasthan Royals get Darren Lehmann to replace Graeme Smith for initial matches

Darren Lehmann, the former Australian batsman, has joined the Indian Premier League (IPL). The 38-year-old Lehmann will play for Rajasthan Royals’ opening matches. Lehmann will play as a replacement for South African skipper Graeme Smith. Darren Lehmann received a call from Rajasthan Royal’s captain and his former teammate Shane Warne to inquire about his willingness […]

Rajasthan Royals’ Shane Warne comes out in defence of DLF IPL Twenty20

Rajasthan Royals captain and coach Shane Warne has strongly defended DLF IPL Twenty in the backdrop of accusations that many cricketers are shunning their country commitments to exploit the lucrative IPL. Shane Warne said in his weekly column in a newspaper that the IPL, on the contrary, gives the game a big boost. Shane Warne […]

Rajasthan Royals’ skipper Shane Warne to skip Hampshire county commitments

Rajasthan Royals IPL Twenty20 team captain and coach Shane Warne has said he would not be able to honour his English county commitments due to his dual role in IPL. The 38-year-old Shane Warne plays for Hampshire in English county. This is the latest in a series of player withdrawals from their previous commitments, including […]

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 […]

Jaipur’s Shane Warne says IPL will not be an acrimonious affair

Aussie spin wizard Shane Warne , who will captain and coach Jaipur IPL team, says the DLF IPL Twenty20 tournament would not be an acrimonious affair, despite India’s controversial tour of Australia. The Austalian tour had been a much charged-up affair following a spate of controversies including the racism charges levelled against Harbjahan Singh and […]

Former Indian coach Greg Chappell on a talent hunt for IPL Jaipur

Former Australian cricket captain and ex-Indian cricket coach Greg Chappell has been entrusted with the task of spotting and grooming Twenty20 talent by IPL’s Jaipur franchaise, owned by Emerging media. Greg Chappell and former Indian biomechanics expert Ian Fraser would select 24 players, who would then sign up for Cricket Star Academy. The cricketers selected […]

Aussie spinner Shane Warne to captain, coach Jaipur IPL team

Legendary Australian leg spinner Shane Warne will don another role for the Jaipur IPL team apart from that of the skipper – Warne would also coach the team.
That means he would be in complete charge of the team which include South African captain Graeme Smith, Pak cricketers Younis Khan and Kamran Akmal.

Shane Warne to team up with Grame Smith in the Jaipur IPL team

Aussie spin legend Shane Warne never thought he would play alongside archrival and South African Captain Grame Smith. But that is exactly what has happened. They will play for Jaipur in the IPL Twenty20, which begins in Bangalore on April 18. Shane Warne, who has never hid his animosity for the SA captain, has been […]

Mohammed Kaif and the under-19 players: The youth brigade’s dilemma

India’s Under-19 players have been asked by the BCCI not to sign contracts with Indian Premier League until a formula has been devised for dealing with raw, talents. This follows widespread complaints that various agents have swarmed them with lucrative offers distracting them from the ongoing Under-22 World Cup in Kuala Lumpur. India meet New […]

Jaipur Indian Premier League team

This is what the Indian Premier League Jaipur looks like post-auction: Mohammad Kaif , Shane Warne Kamran Akmal Justin Langer Munaf Patel Yusuf Pathan Graeme Smith Younis Khan