Category: IPL

IPL: Dhoni supporting new Pune teammate Kevin Pietersen

IPL: Dhoni supporting new Pune teammate Kevin Pietersen

New Delhi: Indian limited overs skipper MS Dhoni said on Monday that there would be no problems regarding England’s hard-hitting batsman Kevin Pietersen who he expects to fire for the Pune Super Giants when the two players team up in the 9th edition of the IPL (Indian Premier League). Pietersen was bought by one of IPL’s brand new franchises Pune […]

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IPL: Tiwary, Morkel signed by Rising Pune Supergiants

IPL: Tiwary, Morkel signed by Rising Pune Supergiants

Pune: South Africas veteran hard hitting all-rounder Albie Morkel and India’s explosive batsman Saurabh Tiwary have been signed by the Rising Pune Supergiants for the 2016 IPL season. Both Albie and Saurabh have previously represented the Delhi Daredevils in the 2015 edition of India’s Premier T20 competition. Albie Morkel found his name among a host of other high profile names […]

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IPL: Heath Streak appointed Gujarat Lions coach

IPL: Heath Streak appointed Gujarat Lions coach

Gujarat: The newest Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Gujarat Lions are set to appoint former Zimbabwe all-rounder Heath Streak as their bowling coach for their first ever season in India’s Premier domestic T20 tournament. Heath Streak is currently serving as the bowling coach of the Bangladesh national team, though it is widely understood that the Rajkot based IPL franchise Gujarat […]

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David Miller named captain of Kings XI Punjab

David Miller named captain of Kings XI Punjab

South African powerhouse David Miller has been named the brand new captain of the Kings XI Punjab franchise for the 2016 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Miller expressed delight and praised the management for assigning him the prestigious role in the 9th edition of the most popular T20 domestic league in the world. “I am honoured to lead […]

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IPL 2016 auction – As it happened

IPL auction¬†2016 is over and we have got a lot of new developments for this year’s edition. Investors looked eager to get the best bench of players on their side. Like all the previous editions a lot of familiar players and owners are present at the auction. A lot of players earned a lot of fortune while some remained out […]

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Retired Sehwag appointed mentor of Kings XI Punjab

Retired Sehwag appointed mentor of Kings XI Punjab

Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag has been employed as the official team mentor of the Kings XI Punjab for the 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL) season. Sehwag who retired from all forms of cricket last year (2015), will now stand assistant to the Sanjay Bangar, the head coach of the Kings XI Punjab franchise. Sehwag spent two seasons as a […]

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IPL Auction: Finch, Guptill & Pietersen among marquee players

IPL Auction: Finch, Guptill & Pietersen among marquee players

The list of 8 marquee players for the IPL Auction 2016 names Australian opening pair Shane Watson and Aaron Finch, along with Yuvraj Singh, Ishant Sharma, Martin Guptill, Kevin Pietersen, Dale Steyn and Dwayne Smith. The auctions are scheduled to take place on February 6 in Bangalore, and a total of 351 players, including 230 local and 121 foreign players […]

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Stephen Fleming named coach of Pune in IPL

Stephen Fleming named coach of Pune in IPL

Former New Zealand batsman and captain, Stephan Fleming has been appointed as the new head coach for Pune. The appointment was announced in a press release by the New Rising group which owns the franchise.¬† Fleming will serve the new Pune franchise as head coach for the next two seasons. Previously Fleming has coached the Chennai Super Kings. Fleming was […]

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IPL 2016 Released, Retained and Traded players

IPL 2016 Released, Retained and Traded players

The Indian Premier League franchises were given a window from the 15th to the 31 December 2015, in order to retain, release or trade players for the 2016 edition of India’s Premier domestic T20 league. All teams bar the two new teams, Pune and Rajkot, retained 101 players, which included 37 foreign names. Among the releases were some big names […]

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IPL 2016 Player Drafts – Pune and Rajkot

IPL 2016 Player Drafts – Pune and Rajkot

Live Drafts: Pune: MS Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Steve Smith, Faf Du Plessis Rajkot: Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Brendon McCullum, Dwayne Bravo The drafts for the 9th addition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2016) are underway, and we are all set to witness the crowning of two brand new franchises in the world’s most competitive T20 competition. As […]

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