• Quick Stats: Final - RCB vs SRH
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 12:43 am

    208 Sunrisers Hyderabad’s total – highest in an IPL final. Chennai Super Kings had made 205/5 also against Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2011.408 Runs scored in the match – highest run aggregate in an IPL final. The 2014 final between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders had seen 399 runs being scored in the match.61 Runs conceded by Shane Watson in the match – worst figures for any bowler in an IPL final. Kings XI Punjab’s Karanveer Singh had conceded 54 runs in his four overs ... […]

  • Mahela Jayawardene named Mumbai Indians' Head Coach
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 12:43 am

    Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene has been appointed as the new Head Coach of Mumbai Indians and will take charge for the 10th season of the VIVO Indian Premier League. Jayawardene’s appointment has come in the wake of Ricky Pointing’s contract coming to a close. Ponting, who had earlier represented the team, took over coaching responsibilities in the last two season.The Sri Lankan while accepting the challenge has termed his new assignment as the “start of a new chapter” and ... […]

  • Yuvraj Singh’s moment to savour
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 12:43 am

    He danced his way to the podium; he broke into a jig with his teammates and his joy knew no bounds the moment the final ball was bowled and Sunrisers Hyderabad were declared champions of VIVO IPL 2016. Among the many broad smiles and amidst a run of emotions, Yuvraj Singh took center stage in the orange huddle singing the team song loud and clear. There were hugs, a round of applause, those customary jokes to crack, but at the end of it all - a moment to savour and cherish for years to come. ... […]

  • Press Release - Indian Premier League Media Rights (Television & Digital)
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 12:43 am

    The global tender for award Indian Premier League Media Rights (Television & Digital) for the cricket season 2018 and onwards was issued on the 19th of September 2016 after a detailed exercise by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (“BCCI”). The BCCI team invested a lot of time and money in framing of a tender with norms to ensure the highest levels of transparency. It was expected that the new IPL season rights that were to be awarded would bring in huge revenue for the game of ... […]

  • RCB eye IPL glory at home
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 12:43 am

    After a month and a half of non-stop cricketing action, it all boils down to this - the grand finale of the 2016 edition of the Indian Premier League. Eight teams started their journey in pursuit of the coveted trophy and after some nervewracking moments, thrillers and evenly fought contests, it is the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad who will walk out on Sunday night at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium to clash for top honours. Both teams have a few similarities. Both captains are ... […]

  • Match Report: Final - RCB vs SRH
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 12:43 am

    In a match fitting of a tournament final, Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Royal Challengers by eight runs to be crowned champions of VIVO IPL 2016. After setting the home side a target of 209, Sunrisers Hyderabad believed in themselves – this despite Chris Gayle helping RCB to a sensational start. And when the opportunity presented itself, SRH took control and slammed the door on their opponents, restricting them to 200-7, and came up triumphant.Sunrisers Hyderabad, after winning the toss and ... […]

  • Plan was to not give Kohli width outside off: Sran
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 12:43 am

    Numbers don’t always tell the complete story and that would hold true for Barinder Sran in the VIVO IPL 2016 final. While Sunrisers Hyderabad won the high-scoring final, the pacer finished with figures of 1 for 41. However, that one wicket was that of Virat Kohli. Speaking about the significance of the wicket, Sran said, “It is a big thing because that is where the game changed. If he had played a longer innings then he would have finished the game sooner. He was looking to hit every ball. ... […]

  • IPL Media Rights ITT gets massive response
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 12:43 am

    Media AdvisoryIndian Premier League Media Rights ITT gets massive responseThe Indian Premier League Media Right ITT has received a massive response from the leading media and technology companies. The ITT document was available for purchase from September 19 to October 18, 2016.The Media Rights bid submission process will happen on October 25, 2016.BCCI President, Lt. Anurag Thakur said: “This is going to be a historical moment for Indian Cricket. I am pleased to see the overwhelming response ... […]

  • ‘Stay calm’ was Muralitharan’s advise to his wards
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 12:43 am

    As the ‘Gayle storm’ brewed at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Muttiah Muralitharan’s message to his wards was to stay calm to be able to weather the storm. The legendary spinner, who had plotted the downfall of a many a great batsman during his playing days, kept the Sunrisers Hyderabad bowling unit on the task as they defended the 208-run total in the VIVO IPL 2016 final. Speaking to after the thumping win to lift the trophy, the SRH bowling coach discussed his team’s bowlers, ... […]

  • Warner is very very special: VVS Laxman
    Posted on December 4, 2016 at 12:43 am

    India’s own very very special (VVS) Laxman believes that this season of Indian Premier League has seen Warner rise to the occasion and display his Big Match Temperament (BMT).Against a side which comprises chase master Virat Kohli, AB deVilliers and the dangerous Chris Gayle, Warner elected to bat first. The decision raised eyebrows, but VVS Laxman believed the decision showed a glimpse of the self-belief Warner possesses and the belief he had on his bowlers.Excerpts from the ... […]

  • 'Maybe Delhi didn't back my skills' - Negi
    Posted on June 7, 2016 at 8:47 am

    Pawan Negi, after playing only eight of the 14 matches and bowling only nine overs for Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2016, felt he was underused […]

  • Sunrisers choke RCB chase to seal first title
    Posted on May 30, 2016 at 3:04 pm

    Sunrisers Hyderabad clinched their maiden IPL title with an eight-run win against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Chinnaswamy Stadium […]

  • Vettori credits Warner for 'brave' decision at toss
    Posted on May 30, 2016 at 8:19 am

    Royal Challengers Bangalore coach Daniel Vettori said David Warner's decision to bat upon winning the toss at M Chinnaswamy Stadium was a "brave" one considering the history of chasing teams winning at the venu […]

  • 'We knew we had to get 200' - Warner
    Posted on May 30, 2016 at 4:41 am

    Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner has said scoring over 200 was the key in the IPL final against Royal Challengers Bangalor […]

  • RCB, Sunrisers battle in quest for first-time IPL glory
    Posted on May 29, 2016 at 4:10 pm

    Royal Challengers Bangalore start as favourites against Sunrisers Hyderabad as both teams chase their maiden IPL tit […]

  • Kohli wants Royal Challengers to 'enjoy the occasion'
    Posted on May 28, 2016 at 11:30 pm

    On the eve of the IPL final against Sunrisers Hyderabad,Virat Kohli has said that "being in pressure should be a privilege for a sportsman" and asked his side, Royal Challengers Bangalore, to enjoy the occasion and not be overawed by it […]

  • Tips from Nehra have helped - Bhuvneshwar
    Posted on May 28, 2016 at 11:53 am

    Leading the Sunrisers Hyderabad attack in Ashish Nehra's absence, Bhuvneshwar Kumar says he has picked up several things from the left-arm quick […]

  • Warner 93* leads Sunrisers into final
    Posted on May 28, 2016 at 8:45 am

    An unbeaten 58-ball 93 from David Warner, his eighth half-century of the season, steered Sunrisers Hyderabad through a tense chase against Gujarat Lions and into their maiden IPL fina […]

  • 'Warner played an amazing knock' - Finch
    Posted on May 28, 2016 at 8:12 am

    Playing their first IPL, Gujarat Lions came within one avoided masterclass of making it to the IPL final, but were left doffing their hats to AB de Villiers first in Bangalore and David Warner in Delhi on Friday […]

  • In our heads, we have already won the IPL - Rahul
    Posted on May 27, 2016 at 9:32 pm

    Kohli's men have not just shown character, but an incredible winning mentality that has put them in the pole position even before the second finalist gets determined […]

  • Dispirited Lions face confident Sunrisers in virtual semi
    Posted on May 26, 2016 at 5:41 pm

    A confident Sunrisers Hyderabad side will face off against Gujarat Lions in the second qualifier, a virtual semi-fina […]

  • Sunrisers' seamers snuff out Knight Riders
    Posted on May 26, 2016 at 8:25 am

    Surisers Hyderabad's pacers derailed Kolkata Knight Riders, the two-time champions. Sunrisers in Delhi setup a clash with Gujarat Lions in the second qualifier at the same venue on Friday […]

  • De Villiers best current batsman - Kohli
    Posted on May 25, 2016 at 11:05 am

    Virat Kohli has acknowledged AB de Villiers as the best current batsman, and lauded his composure under pressure after the South African's 47-ball 79 helped Royal Challengers Bangalore qualify for their first IPL final since 2011 […]

  • Royal Challengers in final after de Villiers' rescue act
    Posted on May 25, 2016 at 6:28 am

    An unbeaten half-century from AB de Villiers steered Royal Challengers Bangalore into the IPL final after a top-order collapse against Gujarat Lions […]

  • Russell's return gives KKR the edge in eliminator
    Posted on May 24, 2016 at 10:44 pm

    After being comprehensively beaten by Kolkata Knight Riders on a rank turner in Kolkata, Sunrisers Hyderabad will be hoping for a turn in fortunes in the eliminator in D […]

  • Table-topping Lions start as underdogs in RCB's fortress
    Posted on May 23, 2016 at 7:13 pm

    Gujarat Lions topped the IPL league table, but they are underdogs going into their Qualifier against Royal Challengers Bangalore, who have won four games on the trot and are playing at hom […]

  • Kohli fifty books No. 2 spot for RCB
    Posted on May 23, 2016 at 4:42 pm

    Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli struck an unbeaten fifty to seal a chase of 139 against Delhi Daredevils and lead his team into the playoffs […]

  • Spinners, Yusuf lead Knight Riders into playoffs
    Posted on May 22, 2016 at 11:04 pm

    With four spin options to call upon on a parched Eden Gardens pitch, Kolkata Knight Riders strangled Sunrisers Hyderabad to defend 171 and pull off a 22-run victory. […]

  • Smith, Raina seal top-two spot for Lions
    Posted on May 22, 2016 at 6:43 pm

    Gujarat Lions guaranteed themselves a top-two finish on the IPL league table after a 96-run partnership between Brendon McCullum and Suresh Raina set them up for an six-wicket win over Mumbai Indians […]

  • Daredevils, Royal Challengers in winner-takes-all contest
    Posted on May 22, 2016 at 11:59 am

    Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore will enter the last game of the group stages with a playoffs spot on the line. A win for either side will carry them throug […]