Without Dhoni there was a big hole to fill: Fleming

Chennai Super Kings sans MS Dhoni struggled yet again as they lost to Mumbai Indians by 46 runs. By virtue of the win, Mumbai breached the fortress at Chepauk, handing over the first defeat to CSK at home this season. Continue Reading

IPL 2019: Karthik sacking not discussed, says Kallis

Dinesh Karthik’s leadership skills have come under scanner after Kolkata Knight Riders’ five back-to-back defeats in the ongoing IPL but coach Jacques Kallis said that there has been no discussions on removing the under-fire captain. Continue Reading

Was important for me to bat through in AB’s absence: Kohli

Virat Kohli on Friday said the onus was only on him to bat through the innings in the absence of AB de Villiers, and the RCB skipper lived up to the expectations with a 58-ball 100 for his first century of IPL 2019. Continue Reading

IPL 2019: KKR beat Rajasthan Royals by 8 wickets

Openers Sunil Narine and Chris Lynn tore the Rajasthan Royals bowling attack to shreds to help Kolkata Knight Riders notch up an easy eight-wicket win in their IPL match here today. Chasing 140 for a win, Narine (47) and Lynn (50) shared 91 runs for the opening stand in 8.3 overs to take the game away from Rajasthan Royals as KKR reached the target with 6.1 overs to spare. Continue Reading

K L Rahul very respectful towards women: Preity Zinta

India batsman KL Rahul is “very respectful towards women” and it was sad to see him become a subject of nationwide criticism in the wake of his and Hardik Pandya’s sexist remarks on a chat chow, Kings XI Punjab co-owner and noted actor Preity Zinta said Friday. Continue Reading

RCB suffer fifth consecutive loss; Kohli slams ‘unacceptable’ bowling

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli on Friday slammed the “unacceptable” effort of his pacers at the Chinnaswamy Stadium after the hosts suffered their fifth straight loss in the Indian Premier League. Continue Reading

Delhi Capitals coach Ponting blasts Kotla pitch

Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting was furious with the Feroz Shah Kotla ground staff, who provided the home team with a pitch that proved to be more helpful for the Sunrisers Hyderabad during the IPL encounter between two teams. Continue Reading

When team does well, captain’s job becomes easy, says Bhuvneshwar

Sunrisers Hyderabad Thursday defeated Delhi Capitals by five wickets to register a hat-trick of wins in the ongoing IPL and stand-in captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar said a skipper’s job becomes relatively easy when the team does well. Continue Reading