Cricket

IPL 2015: In the arena of youngsters, ‘golden oldies’ shimmer (Special)

By Anurag Dey Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) — Cricket’s shortest format is usually said to be suited for the fresh legs... (more...)

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Mumbai Indians were faultless, says CSK coach Fleming

Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) — Chennai Super Kings (CSK) coach Stephen Fleming lauded the efforts of Mumbai Indians in the... (more...)

Everything went according to plan: Rohit Sharma

Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) — An ecstatic Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma, who held aloft the Indian Premier League... (more...)

Mumbai Indians to celebrate IPL triumph at Wankhede

Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) — After being crowned Indian Premier League (IPL) champions for the second time, Mumbai Indians... (more...)

Mumbai Indians to celebrate IPL victory at Wankhede

Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) — After being crowned Indian Premier League (IPL) champions for the second time, Mumbai Indians... (more...)

Andre Russell wins most valuable player award

Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) — Following is the list of prizes awarded at the Indian Premier League presentation ceremony... (more...)

Now I love this game of cricket: Neeta Ambani

Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) — Ecstatic at the Mumbai Indians becoming the IPL champions for the second time, team co-owner... (more...)

It has been a great journey, couldn’t have asked for more: Rohit

Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) — After winning the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 crown, Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper heaped... (more...)

Pakistan recalls Sami and Malik for one-day series against Zimbabwe

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAHORE, Pakistan — Pakistan selectors have recalled all-rounder Shoaib Malik and fast bowler Mohammad... (more...)

It was about key players getting momentum: Sachin Tendulkar

Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) — With Mumbai Indians staging a remarkable turnaround and saunter to their second IPL title,... (more...)

Mumbai erupts in joy after team wins IPL 2015 crown

Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) — Mumbai erupted in joy on Sunday night as exuberant fans celebrated Mumbai Indians’ Indian... (more...)

Pakistan beats Zimbabwe in Twenty20 with 2 balls to spare, clinches series 2-0

By Rizwan Ali THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan continued to celebrate the return of international... (more...)

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