MUMBAI, Oct 16: England’s limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan will take over as captain of Indian Premier League side Kolkata Knight Riders after regular skipper Dinesh Karthik stepped down, the franchise announced on Friday.
NEW DELHI, Oct 4: The Indian Premier League (IPL) has launched an investigation after one of the players in this year’s tournament in the United Arab Emirates reported being approached for possible corruption, the league’s integrity chief told Reuters on Sunday.
UAE, Sept 20: England all-rounder Sam Curran termed Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni a “genius” after justifying his surprise promotion in the batting order in their Indian Premier League (IPL) opener against Mumbai Indians on Saturday.
DUBAI, Sept 18: Factbox on the 13th Indian Premier League, which will take place in the United Arab Emirates deu to the COVID-19 pandemic and runs from Sept. 19 to Nov. 10 (teams ranked in order of last year’s finish)
MUMBAI, Sept 18: After months of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the delayed season of the popular Indian Premier League will kick off in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday with a clash between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Aug 6: China’s Vivo will not be the title sponsor of this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL), the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said on Thursday, amid a growing backlash against Chinese companies in India.
Shah Rukh Khan, who co-owns the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), on Saturday attended the IPL governing council meeting over coronavirus at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) headquarters in Mumbai.
MUMBAI, Dec 20: Australia’s Pat Cummins became the most expensive overseas buy ever in the Indian Premier League when the Kolkata Knight Riders paid a staggering 155 million rupees (£1.67 million) for the fast bowler in Thursday’s auction in Kolkata.
KATHMANDU, May 14: Sandeep Lamichhane remains positive about his outing in this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) for his franchise Delhi Capitals (DC) despite struggling to hold on to his place in the playing XI. The 12th edition of the world’s richest cricket premier league marks the end of his first season of globe-trotting T20 franchise career.
KATHMANDU, April 3: Sandeep Lamichhane has become the highest wicket-taking spin bowler in T20 cricket in 2019. He overtook Pakistan legend Shahid Afridi after picking up the wickets of Sam Curran and Sarfaraz Khan in Delhi Capitals’ defeat against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali on Monday.
MUMBAI, March 30: David Warner celebrated the end of his year-long ban from international cricket with a match-winning inning of 69 on Friday, helping his Indian Premier League franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad overhaul a steep target against the Rajasthan Royals.
KATHMANDU, May 21: Sandeep Lamichhane’s first three-wicket haul in the Indian Premier League (IPL) along with veteran spinner Amit Mishra’s three wickets has dented the chances of the defending champion Mumbai Indians of qualifying for the playoffs. The spinners played crucial roles in leading Delhi Daredevils to an 11-run win over Mumbai in the 55th match of the money-spinning IPL played at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium on Sunday.
Lungi Ngidi’s 4/10 and Suresh Raina’s unbeaten 61 helped Chennai Super Kings beat Kings XI Punjab by five wickets in the last league game of IPL 2018 at the MCA Stadium, Pune on Sunday. With the loss, KXIP were knocked out while Rajasthan Royals qualified for the playoffs.
April 26: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) moved to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table after defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in match 24 on Wednesday. With their fifth win of the campaign, Chennai have 10 points similar to Kings XI Punjab but are ahead thanks to a superior net run rate.
PUNE, April 20: After losing their previous Indian Premier League (IPL) clash by a whisker, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will aim to start off with a win against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in their new home ground -- the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium, here on Friday.
JAIPUR, April 19: : Nitish Rana (2 for 11 and 35* off 27) produced a stunning all-round show as Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium in Jaipur on Wednesday.
April 8: Dwayne Bravo dashed Mumbai Indians’ hopes with some spectacular hitting off left-arm seamer Mitchell McClenaghan and Jasprit Bumrah to hand Chennai Super Kings a spectacular victory in the Vivo-IPL-11 opener at the Wankhede Stadium.
KATHMANDU, March 27: Nepal national cricket team leg spinner Sandeep Lamichhane said on Monday that other Nepali players can get opportunities in the Indian Premier League (IPL) if he performs well in the coming season.
Following years-long dispute over the leadership in Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), the government dissolved the cricket body in 2014. Even the International Cricket Council (ICC)has so far not been able to resolve the dispute in the national cricket organization.
Back in 2016, Delhi Daredevils scouts looking out for a young spinner zeroed in on a Nepali leggie by the name of Sandeep Lamichhane, then not yet 16. Ahead of the IPL 2018 auction, the teen was put through a quiet trial in Delhi, and a video of his bowling was sent to team coach Ricky Ponting. The Australian legend was impressed.
KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The cricket fraternity of Nepal and social media went into frenzy after the country’s teenage spin-bowling sensation Sandeep Lamichhane was purchased by Delhi Daredevils, the Indian Premier League (IPL) outfit, on Sunday in Bengaluru. The seventeen-year-old has become the first Nepali player to be a part of the money-spinning IPL.
Former Pakistan pacer Wasim Akram, who has been the bowling coach and mentor of Kolkata Knight Riders, will not participate in Indian Premier League’s (IPL) 2017 edition due to “professional commitments” and “time constraints”.