Urgent hearing appeal against Royal Challengers overturned by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India has refused an urgent hearing regarding the request for a ban on the name of Banglore Royal Challengers in Indian Premier League (IPL) starting from Friday. The petitioner had made an urgent request before a bench consisting of Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and Justice R V Raveendran. As per [...]

Kingfisher Airlines becomes official airline of IPL

Kingfisher Airlines, the domestic Indian air carrier owned by liquor baron Vijay Mallya, will be the official airline of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL), which kickstarts on April 18. Kingfisher Airlines had already been chosen as the official umpire partner of the DLF Indian Premier League. Kingfisher will provide airline services to the players [...]

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 [...]

Kingfisher Airlines is IPL umpire partner

Kingfisher Airlines in the official umpire partner of the DLF IPL, and will  sponsor all third umpire decisions in 59 matches of IPL. As part of the Rs 106-crore deal, Kingfisher Airlines will get to display its brands on Umpires’ uniforms in all the IPL matches. Lalit Modi, Chairman and Commissioner, DLF IPL said, “I [...]

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. [...]

14 cricketers auctioned in 2nd IPL auction, James Hopes tops list with $300,000 bid from Mohali IPL

Pakistan’s Misabah-ul-Haq goes to Bangalore Royal Challengers for $125,000 Fourteen players were auctioned in the second and final round of bidding for the DLF IPL Twenty20 tournament beginning on April 18, with Australian James Hopes bagging the highest bid of $300,000 from Mohali franchaise owned by Bollywood’s Preity Zinta and friend Ness Wadia. Dimitri Masceranhas [...]