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Rajasthan Royals rope in Upton as coach

Rajasthan Royals rope in Upton as coach

Mumbai: Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals have roped in experienced coach Paddy Upton for the forthcoming season of the lucrative Twenty20 tournament. “Upton has outstanding credentials and has been closely associated with Rajasthan Royals in the past. He was the Head Coach for four years, wherein the Royals made it to the semi-finals in

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Rookies turn overnight millionaires at 2019 IPL auction

Jaipur: The 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction on Tuesday witnessed a new list of millionaires with Varun Chakaravarthy and Jaydev Unadkat topping the charts among the Indian players with a hefty purse of Rs 8.4 crore each, while Englishman Sam Curran emerged as the highest paid overseas player with a price tag of Rs 7.2

Over 1,000 players register for IPL 2019 auction

Mumbai: Maintaining a trend, 1003 players, including 232 overseas cricketers, have signed up for the Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction set to take place in Jaipur on December 18, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Wednesday. Aiming to fill up the available 70 spots are 200 capped players, 800 uncapped

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Yuvraj Singh shown the door by Kings XI Punjab

New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab on Thursday parted ways with local boy and India’s 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh along with eight other players that include Australia’s limited overs skipper Aaron Finch, ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction next month. The Punjab franchise have retained only nine players, that include captain Ravichandran Ashwin,

Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes celebrate after winning an IPL 2018 match against Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on May 13, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

IPL: Buttler guides Rajasthan to seven-wicket victory over Mumbai

Mumbai: English batsman Jos Buttler continued his red-hot form with a 94 not out as Rajasthan Royals thumped Mumbai Indians by seven wickets here on Sunday to boost their chance of qualifying for the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs. After Mumbai posted 168/6, thanks to opening batsmen Suryakumar Yadav (60) and Evin Lewis, Buttler registered his

“Curry” gag not racist says Indian community

A leader from the Victorian Indian community has dismissed claims that an on-air gag by Sandy Roberts was “racist.” Roberts had joked that cricketers in India were “all going home for a very good curry!” Federation of Indian Associations of Victoria president Vasan Srinivasan said the remarks were in a “light-hearted” context. “I don’t take

Kolkata Knight Riders lift IPL trophy

Chennai: Manvinder Sultansingh Bisla justified his late inclusion with a brilliant knock of 89 that carried Kolkata Knight Riders to a memorable five-wicket victory against Chennai Super Kings for their maiden trophy success in the Indian Premier League here Sunday. The Super Kings, champions in the previous two seasons, looked to be in command when

IPL attracts visiting overseas Indian youth

New Delhi: Over 30 overseas youth of Indian origin are on a three-week visit here to know about their parents’ and grandparents’ homeland, and the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket has been the greatest attraction for them. But their dream to watch an IPL match live may remain unfulfilled. 32 youth, in the age

Ponting calls for separate window for IPL

Sydney: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has once again highlighted the need for a separate window for the Indian Premier League (IPL). Ponting, who played in the inaugural season of the IPL in 2008 for the Kolkata Knight Riders, said that he understood the players’ point of view as well with many cricketers choosing to