Indian players performance disappoints, foreigners shine in IPL Twenty20

Players from foreign countries are shining in the ongoing Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket matches. No surprise, they were bought specifically because they were much valued already. However, most cricket fans expected Indian heroes such as Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Virender Sehwag, M S Dhoni and Wasim Jaffer failed sympathetically in the first three matches [...]

Sachin Tendulkar to celebrate 35th birthday during IPL, admits he is excited to take on Dhoni, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid

Decision on his fitness to be taken later Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, captain of the Mumbai Indians IPL team, is excited to be part of Twenty20 as it gives him an opportunity to take on colleagues Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman and M S Dhoni, as well as team up with his India mates [...]

Kolkata Knight Riders’ advantage slips against Bangalore Royal Challengers in DLF IPL Twenty20 first match

Former India skippers Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid to lead the teams Bangalore Royal Challengers take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the inaugural DLF IPL Twenty20 tournament’s opening match in Bangalore on April 18, the clash will be between two former India skippers and two flamboyant personalities also — Rahul Dravd captains Bangalore Royal challengers [...]

Bangalore Royal Challengers vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL

The inaugural match of the IPL Twenty20 would feature Vijay Mallya’s Bangalore Royal Challengers against Red Chillies Entertainment’s Kolkata Knight Riders. This would be the most highly anticipated match being the inaugural one. Red Chillies is actually fronted by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan – just by being the owner, he has ensured millions of [...]

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 [...]

Dhoni takes on Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid; justifies his youth policy

The Indian ODI & Twenty20 captain does not hide his aversion for Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid, who have both scored more than 10,000 runs each in one-day cricket Indian Team’s one-day and Twenty20 captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Chennai Super Kings) has justified his decision to exclude Sourav Ganguly (Kolkata Knight Riders) and Rahul Dravid [...]

Rahul Dravid, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone in Bangalore Royal Challengers’ IPL promotional video

The Vijay Mallya-owned Bangalore Royal Challengers IPL promotional video would see Bollywood stars Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone with team skipper and icon player Rahul Dravid. (That should be interesting – good boy Rahul Dravid always looks a bit self-conscious and earnest in ad videos.) Kartina Kaif, bollywood actress, is riding a string of light [...]

Ex-New Zealand skipper Martin Crowe to be Bangalore Royal Challengers’ chief cricket officer

Former New Zealand skipper Martin Crowe has been appointed chief cricket officer of Bangalore Royal Challengers IPL Twenty20 team promoted by billionaire Vijay Mallya. Bangalore Royal Challengers captain Rahul Dravid was instrumental in Martin Crowe’s appointment. Martin Crowe would work with team strategy as well as offer tips on brand building for Bangalore Royal Challengers. [...]

Bangalore Royal Challengers: Rahul Dravid says that IPL success depends in inaugural edition

Former Indian captain and Bangalore IPL team Royal Challengers’ icon player Rahul Dravid thinks the Indian Premier League’s success will depend on the way it rolls out its inaugural edition. The Bangalore IPL team, Christened Royal Challengers, is promoted by liquor baron Vijay Mallya of the UB Group. Rahul Dravid told a news agency that [...]