Category: IPL

Micheal Clarke urges Australian Players to skip IPL

Micheal Clarke urges Australian Players to skip IPL

Michael Clarke, former Australia captain and World Cup winner, has asked the present yield of Australian players to rethink playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a specific end goal to have the capacity to maintain a strategic distance from wounds. Amid the last version of the IPL, various Australian players including Steve Smith endured wounds and were compelled […]

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IPL: Mumbai Indians appoint Mahela Jayawardene as head coach

IPL: Mumbai Indians appoint Mahela Jayawardene as head coach

Mahela Jayawardene has been designated as the head coach of Indian Premier League side Mumbai Indians, the franchise released a reported on Friday (November 18). The 39-year-old Sri Lankan batting legend replaces Ricky Ponting, who went through four fruitful seasons with the group – as player, in an admonitory part under head coach John Wright and after that later as […]

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Facebook, Twitter interested in acquiring IPL digital rights

Facebook, Twitter interested in acquiring IPL digital rights

The digital rights for the broadcast of the most lavish domestic T20 league in the world, the IPL (Indian Premier League), has attracted the attention of the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Amazon. The ITT (Invitation to Tender) documents have reportedly been purchased by 18 companies among which the aforementioned are a part of. The transmission rights are held by […]

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Fate of IPL in hands of State Associations: Thakur

Fate of IPL in hands of State Associations: Thakur

BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) president Anurag Thakur has said that the fate of the World’s biggest domestic T20 league, the IPL (Indian Premier League) is now in the hands of the State Associations. The Board frontman on Thursday wrote an emotional letter to each and ever state association stating: “in light of recent comments made against […]

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KKR owner Shahrukh Khan cleared by Mumbai Police

KKR owner Shahrukh Khan cleared by Mumbai Police

The Mumbai police have informed a metropolitan officer’s court that no ‘cognisable offense’ was made out against Bollywood hotshot and Kolkata Knight Riders owner Shah Rukh Khan regarding a fight at the Wankhede stadium here after an IPL match in 2012. “After the investigation, it was found that no cognisable offence had taken place,” A local activist who wasn’t present […]

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BCCI claims IPL is worth USD 4.5 billion

BCCI claims IPL is worth USD 4.5 billion

The BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) has claimed that the IPL (Indian Premier League) brand is worth USD 4.5 million (INR 27,000 crore). The Indian board submitted its annual report for the 2015-16 season, which read that the staggering figure for the World’s Premier T20 league was calculated by valuation appraisal firm Duff and Phelps. The report […]

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BCCI announces bidding process for IPL media rights

BCCI announces bidding process for IPL media rights

The BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) on Sunday announced an open tender (bidding) process for the media rights of the country’s Premier T20 competition, the IPL (Indian Premier League). According to the reports, the process will be available for interested buyers from September 19. The move on the part of the BCCI comes at the back of […]

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Sony India expecting BCCI to honour IPL media rights contract

Sony India expecting BCCI to honour IPL media rights contract

Reports from Sony Pictures Network (SPN) claim that the high profile media group expects the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) to honor the ongoing IPL media rights contracts between the two parties once the Indian board releases the details of its proposed invitation to Tender (ITT) for the media rights of India’s Premier T20 league. Sony, the […]

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Sony unsure as BCCI submits final offer for IPL media rights

Sony unsure as BCCI submits final offer for IPL media rights

SPNI (Sony Pictures Network India), the official broadcasters of India’s premier T20 league, the IPL, emailed the TOI on Wednesday stating that they are yet to receive a ‘final written offer” from the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) about the media rights for the next season. The story comes a day after some BCCI sources claimed that […]

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IPL brought back my confidence: Ashish Nehra

IPL brought back my confidence: Ashish Nehra

India’s veteran left-arm fast bowler Ashish Nehra feels that the IPL (Indian Premier League) lend a massive hand in his surge back to the International fold with the Indian national team. Nehra became one of the several beneficiaries to have earned their way back to the national side following good performances in the IPL. The 37-year-old, who attended the team […]

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