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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

“Test cricket is pretty tough for India”

Adelaide: Former India coach Greg Chappell mocked the Indian team saying they are not fit for Test cricket. The former Australian captain went a step ahead and blamed the Indian culture for the team’s debacle in the tour of Australia. “Test cricket is pretty tough for them (India). It was obvious from the start of

India’s losing streak in Australia continues

Sydney: India’s disastrous run in Australia continued as they lost the first Twenty20 international by 31 runs at the ANZ Stadium here Wednesday. India managed 140 for six in 20 overs in reply to Australia’s 171 for four. Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni struck 48 off 43 balls but his efforts came a little too

“India will come hard at us in ODIs, T20s”

Sydney: Australian coach Mickey Arthur warned that India would come hard against the hosts in the two Twenty20 internationals and the forthcoming tri-series, also involving Sri Lanka, starting this week. Arthur said India will not carry their poor form in Tests in the shorter forms of the game. Indian team was thrashed 0-4 in the