Shane Warne, Shane Watson all praise for youngsters Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Salunkhe

Youngsters Ravindra Jadeja and Dinesh Salunkhe are basking in the glory of praise showered on them by spin legend Shane Warne, who is the captain of the Rajasthan Royals IPL team. Shane Warne told reporters after his team Rajasthan Royals’ comeback win against Kings XI Punjab that with the talent that these youngsters posses, they [...]

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 [...]

ECB decision to ban players from IPL ridiculous, Warne says ICC should make a window for IPL

The England and Wales Cricket Board has come under heavy fire from Aussie spin legend Shane Warne who is also the captain of the Rajasthan Royals IPL team for not allowing its centrally contracted players to participate in the DLF IPL, the cash rich premier league of India. Shane Warne said its a real shame [...]

Bajaj Allianz to be the lead sponsor for Rajasthan Royals

Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company has announced its association with the Indian Premier League team Rajasthan Royals. Bajaj Allianz will be the lead sponsor of the IPL franchise owned by the London-based businessman Manoj Badale. The Rajasthan Royals from Jaipur are coached and captained by Shane Warne. The sponsorship of Bajaj Allianz has increased the [...]

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 [...]

Rajasthan Royals IPL team

This is the final composition of the Rajasthan Royals IPL team. As we reported earlier, Graeme Smith, the South AFrica ODI and test team captain will not be playing in the intial matches – Darren Lehmann, former  Australian player, has been appointed by the team to replace him. Shane Warne Graeme Smith Younis Khan Shane [...]

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 [...]

IPL Mumbai Indians’ Sachin Tendulkar spotted Australian chinks early

IPL Mumbai Indians captain Sachin Tendulkar has said he spotted strains in the Australian cricket team during India’s tour Down Under, saying the Aussies were getting defensive, which was uncharacteristic of them. Though Australia won a controversy-marred Test series 2-1, India defeated Aussies 2-0 in tri-series Commonwealth Bank trophy. Sachin Tendulkar said the Aussies never [...]