SHARJAH Sept 22: Rajasthan Royals (RR) defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 16 runs in their first Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match of the season, at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. CSK captain MS Dhoni won the toss and elected to field. Sanju Samson and Steve Smith’s 121-run partnership was the highlight of the match, as the Royals posted a solid 217-run target packed with plenty of boundaries. The match also had plenty of talking points, with some controversy too in an exciting encounter.
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ATLANTA Sept 15: YuppTV, the world’s leading OTT platform for South-Asian content, has acquired the rights for Dream11 Indian Premier League 2020 for a total of 60 matches. The streaming platform will telecast the matches LIVE across more than 10 territories.
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MUMBAI Sept 14: S Sreesanth’s ban for alleged spot-fixing came to an end on Sunday, concluding a seven-year punishment that was originally meant to be for life and was aggressively contested by the flamboyant bowler. The 37-year-old has already made it clear that he intends to resume at least his domestic career at the end of the ban and his home state Kerala has promised to consider him if he manages to prove his fitness.
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By A Staff Reporter
DUBAI Sept 6: The much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 schedule was announced on Sunday.
Mumbai Indians, the defending champions led by Rohit Sharma, will take on the MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings in the opening match in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, September 19.
The action will shift to Dubai for the second game where Delhi Capitals will face Kings XI Punjab on Sunday, September 20.
SunRisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore will also compete in Dubai on September 21 while Rajasthan Royals will host the three-time IPL champions CSK in Sharjah on September 22.
The evening matches of the tournament, which will be played in the United Arab Emirates, will start at 19:30 IST. There will be 10 double-headers, and the afternoon matches will begin at 15:30 IST.
Dubai will host 24 games, 20 matches will be played in Abu Dhabi while the remaining 12 matches are scheduled to be played in Sharjah.
Venues for the playoff and the final are yet to be announced, according to the BCCI release.
The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League is being held in the UAE due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in India.
The cash-rich league was originally scheduled to begin on March 29, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the T20 World Cup, originally planned to be held in November, postponed to 2022 due to the global virus crisis, the BCCI decided to shift the IPL to the September-November venue.
MUMBAI Aug 15: Indian cricket’s legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket on Saturday, as he brought the curtain down on his illustrious 15-year career as an India cricketer when he announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
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MUMBAI Aug 10: Former Kerala leg-spinner KN Ananthapadmanabhan has been promoted to the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) international panel of umpires.
Ananthapadmanabhan will be the fourth Indian umpire on the international panel and fills the vacancy created by Nitin Menon’s move to the ICC Elite Panel, ESPNcricinfo reported. Continue reading “Malayalee Ananthapadmanabhan promoted to ICC’s International panel of umpires”
NEW DELHI Aug 3: Taking note of the prevailing COVID-19 situation in India, the Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) decided to stage the tournament in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the matches will be played in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi subject to necessary clearances from the Government of India. Continue reading “IPL 2020 Cricket to be played from 19th Sept in UAE”
DUBAI July 28: The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed receiving letter of intent from BCCI to host the IPL 2020 between September 19 and November 8 depending on clearance from the Indian government. Continue reading “UAE cricket board confirm receiving letter of intent from BCCI for IPL 2020”
LONDON July 23: In spite of the Covid pandemic UK Malayalee cricketers have ensured that they hold all the three annual tournaments for this year. UKMCL management have ensured that they will be strictly following the government guidelines following the Covid pandemic. Continue reading “UK Malayalee cricketers to hold all three UKMCL cups this year in spite of Covid pandemic”
LONDON July 15: The South Asians in the UK often becomes the victim of “casual racism” but it can’t be compared to what the Black community has to endure in everyday life, feels former England spinner of Indian origin Monty Panesar. Continue reading “Black Community Has To Endure More Racism In UK Than South Asians: Monty Panesar”