Indian Premier League

Started in 2008 by BCCI and Lalit Modi, Indian Premier League has become the most attended cricketing tournament in the country and the 6th most attended globally. IPL has contributed billions to the Indian GDP over the years but has also seen its share of controversies

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CPL 2020: Trinbago Knight Riders sign up Pravin Tambe

07 Jul 2020

CPL 2020: Trinbago Knight Riders sign up Pravin Tambe

Veteran leg-spinner Pravin Tambe becomes the first Indian cricketer to be a part of Caribbean Premier League.

New Zealand offers to host IPL: Reports

06 Jul 2020

New Zealand offers to host IPL: Reports

New Zealand has expressed interest to host the Indian Premier League, if India is unable to conduct it, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Questions will be raised if IPL replaces T20 WC: Inzamam-ul-Haq

06 Jul 2020

Questions will be raised if IPL replaces T20 WC: Inzamam-ul-Haq

Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq doesn't support the idea of staging the Indian Premier League if the T20 World Cup gets postponed.

How former coach John Wright transformed Indian cricket

05 Jul 2020

How former coach John Wright transformed Indian cricket

Former New Zealand batsman John Wright was the first foreign coach appointed by the Indian team management.

Happy Birthday Harbhajan Singh: A look at his amazing records

03 Jul 2020

Happy Birthday Harbhajan Singh: A look at his amazing records

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh turned 40 on Friday.

Kohli is a more reliable batsman than me: De Villiers

01 Jul 2020

Kohli is a more reliable batsman than me: De Villiers

South African stalwart Ab de Villiers believes Virat Kohli is a more reliable batsman than him, when it comes to playing long innings.

BCCI could review IPL sponsorship deals: Here is why

01 Jul 2020

BCCI could review IPL sponsorship deals: Here is why

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) members are set to meet for reviewing the Chinese sponsorship in the Indian Premier League, shortly.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Alzarri Joseph could be the dark horse against England

29 Jun 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Alzarri Joseph could be the dark horse against England

Fast bowler Alzarri Joseph is a promising talent in the West Indian squad, who relies on his brute pace.

Parthiv Patel illustrates captaincy styles of Kohli, Dhoni and Rohit

28 Jun 2020

Parthiv Patel illustrates captaincy styles of Kohli, Dhoni and Rohit

Indian wicket-keeper batsman Parthiv Patel, on Sunday, revealed the difference in captaincy styles of MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar reveals the turning point of his career

26 Jun 2020

Bhuvneshwar Kumar reveals the turning point of his career

Indian pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar believes his stint with Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 2014 Indian Premier League revamped his bowling.

Asia Cup likely to be played in SL or UAE

24 Jun 2020

Asia Cup likely to be played in SL or UAE

Pakistan Cricket Board CEO Wasim Khan said that Asia Cup will go ahead as scheduled, in either Sri Lanka or UAE.

Australian cricketers could play IPL if T20 WC gets called-off

21 Jun 2020

Australian cricketers could play IPL if T20 WC gets called-off

David Warner said that Australian players will likely feature in the Indian Premier League, if the T20 World Cup gets canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

IPL: Starc provides footage to prove injury for insurance payout

21 Jun 2020

IPL: Starc provides footage to prove injury for insurance payout

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc has furnished video footage of the second Test against South Africa in 2018 to prove his injury and that he deserves an insurance payout of USD 1.53 million for losing his Indian Premier League (IPL) deal with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).

IPL Governing Council to review sponsorship deals

20 Jun 2020

IPL Governing Council to review sponsorship deals

The Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council has called for a meeting next week to discuss tournament's various sponsorship deals.

Will Dhoni be a part of the training camp?

19 Jun 2020

Will Dhoni be a part of the training camp?

Former Indian captain MS Dhoni's future in Indian cricket has been shrouded in mystery since the 2019 World Cup semi-final.

Happy Birthday Shane Watson: A look at his splendid feats

17 Jun 2020

Happy Birthday Shane Watson: A look at his splendid feats

Former Australian cricketer Shane Watson turned 39 on Wednesday.

Staging T20 World Cup unrealistic amid COVID-19 pandemic: Cricket Australia

16 Jun 2020

Staging T20 World Cup unrealistic amid COVID-19 pandemic: Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings has said this year's ICC T20 World Cup amid the coronavirus pandemic seems "unrealistic" as it will be difficult to fly in 16 teams to the country.

BCCI working on all options to stage IPL 2020: Ganguly

11 Jun 2020

BCCI working on all options to stage IPL 2020: Ganguly

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is hoping to host the Indian Premier League (IPL) behind closed doors this year.

'We demand equality', Dwayne Bravo opens up on racism

10 Jun 2020

'We demand equality', Dwayne Bravo opens up on racism

West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo is the latest cricketer to voice opinion on the racism row.

Happy Birthday David Miller: A look at his amazing records

10 Jun 2020

Happy Birthday David Miller: A look at his amazing records

South African middle order batsman David Miller turned 31 on Wednesday.

Ishant Sharma's old post sparks fresh debate on racism row

09 Jun 2020

Ishant Sharma's old post sparks fresh debate on racism row

Former West Indian captain Darren Sammy has been vocal about racism of late.

Darren Sammy alleges racist abuse in IPL

07 Jun 2020

Darren Sammy alleges racist abuse in IPL

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy alleged that he has been a victim of racial abuse in the Indian Premier League.

SRK to support the toddler in viral Muzaffarpur station video

02 Jun 2020

SRK to support the toddler in viral Muzaffarpur station video

Last week, a heart-wrenching video of a toddler trying to wake his dead mother at a railway station in Bihar went viral, thereby highlighting the unfathomable plight of migrant workers amid the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown restrictions.

Smith wants to play IPL if World T20 gets postponed

01 Jun 2020

Smith wants to play IPL if World T20 gets postponed

Australian batsman Steve Smith expressed his interest in playing the Indian Premier League if the impending T20 World Cup gets deferred.

#ThisDayThatYear: Rajasthan Royals script history, win inaugural IPL edition

01 Jun 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Rajasthan Royals script history, win inaugural IPL edition

On this day in 2008, Rajasthan Royals became the first team to win the Indian Premier League title.

Shah Rukh Khan to support cyclone-ravaged West Bengal

29 May 2020

Shah Rukh Khan to support cyclone-ravaged West Bengal

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has come forward to support the people of West Bengal, who are currently reeling under the aftermath of the catastrophic Amphan cyclone.

#ThisDayThatYear: David Warner leads SRH to maiden IPL title

29 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: David Warner leads SRH to maiden IPL title

On this day in 2016, Sunrisers Hyderabad clinched their maiden Indian Premier League title.

Pat Cummins backs IPL if T20 World Cup is delayed

27 May 2020

Pat Cummins backs IPL if T20 World Cup is delayed

Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins said that the Indian Premier League (IPL) would be a "great fit" for the October window if the ICC T20 World Cup is postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Kolkata Knight Riders a family to me: Sunil Narine

27 May 2020

Kolkata Knight Riders a family to me: Sunil Narine

West Indian spinner Sunil Narine expressed his love for the Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders.

#ThisDayThatYear: Chennai Super Kings announce comeback with third IPL title

27 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Chennai Super Kings announce comeback with third IPL title

On this day in 2018, Chennai Super kings clinched a third Indian Premier League title.

ICC T20 World Cup 2020 set to be postponed

27 May 2020

ICC T20 World Cup 2020 set to be postponed

The ICC T20 World Cup is likely to be postponed till 2022, however, no official announcement has been made yet.

Advantage to have a skipper like Kohli, says Shubman Gill

26 May 2020

Advantage to have a skipper like Kohli, says Shubman Gill

Team India youngster Shubman Gill has praised skipper Virat Kohli.

#ThisDayThatYear: A maiden IPL title for Mumbai Indians

26 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: A maiden IPL title for Mumbai Indians

On this day in 2013, Mumbai Indians won their first ever Indian Premier League title.

Happy Birthday, Sunil Narine: A look at his achievements

26 May 2020

Happy Birthday, Sunil Narine: A look at his achievements

West Indian cricketer Sunil Narine has turned 32 today.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are Indian players barred from playing foreign leagues?

25 May 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are Indian players barred from playing foreign leagues?

Indian batsman Robin Uthappa recently expressed his concern after being unable to participate in the overseas leagues.

Sports should return to spread positivity: Shikhar Dhawan

25 May 2020

Sports should return to spread positivity: Shikhar Dhawan

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan believes the return of sports could ward off the negative elements once the coronavirus pandemic ends.

I can still play international cricket: Harbhajan Singh

25 May 2020

I can still play international cricket: Harbhajan Singh

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh believes he is still proficient enough to play for Team India.

Indian government to decide fate of IPL: Kiren Rijiju

24 May 2020

Indian government to decide fate of IPL: Kiren Rijiju

India's Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju, on Sunday, clarified that any decision regarding the commencement of Indian Premier League (IPL) will be taken by the government.

#ThisDayThatYear: Adam Gilchrist's Deccan Chargers clinch the IPL title

24 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Adam Gilchrist's Deccan Chargers clinch the IPL title

On this day in 2009, Deccan Chargers became the second team to win an Indian Premier League title.

IPL has helped English cricket grow, says Jos Buttler

23 May 2020

IPL has helped English cricket grow, says Jos Buttler

England's wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler feels the Indian Premier League (IPL) has helped English cricket grow over the years.