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IPL spot-fixing: After TV sting, BCCI says it won't tolerate corruption

New Delhi: Spot-fixing and underhand financial dealings seem to be rampant in the world's richest, glitziest T20 competition, the Indian Premier League, if a sting operation by India TV is to be believed.

The TV channel showed five domestic-level players, representing various IPL franchises, apparently...

Last-ball six keeps Chennai alive

Kolkata: With Chennai Super Kings needing five runs to win off the final delivery, Rajat Bhatia, who had bowled MS Dhoni and conceded only four from the previous five balls, bowled a full toss. Dwayne Bravo, who had missed a heave off the fifth ball, heaved again, and this time he hit the ball high into the night sky. Kolkata...

RCB take on resurgent Mumbai

Bangalore, May 14: Royal Challengers Bangalore’s campaign in the IPL?V?has been on an upswing after three successive victories, pushing them close to a berth in the play-offs.

They would, however, have to guard against complacency and hope the Law-of-Averages does not catch up with them when they...

Sensational Chandila hat-trick helps Rajasthan crush Pune

Jaipur, May 14: Ajit Chandila claimed four wickets, including the first hat-trick of the season, in a sensational spin-bowling spell as Rajasthan Royals crushed Pune Warriors by 45 runs in a lop-sided Indian Premier League match here today.

Little-known Chandila claimed...

Hussey propels Punjab to stunning win over Hyderabad

Mohali: Team Punjab literally dug a hole for themselves after conceding 190 runs to Team Hyderabad before coming up with an edge-of-the-seat chase to win the IPL tie by four wickets in Mohali on Sunday.

Skipper David Hussey's gritty...

Sachin should not be honoured with Bharat Ratna: Justice Katju

Kolkata, May 13: Cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar should not be honoured with the Bharat Ratna as the demand to give the award to filmstars and cricket players spoke of 'the low cultural level', Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju said on Monday.

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Cameron auctions 'most valuable' Sachin Tendulkar's bat

London, May 13: British Prime Minister David Cameron, who considered a bat signed by Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar as one of his 'most valuable possessions', has donated it to raise money for a cricket stadium in Rwanda.

The bat fetched 3,400 pounds (approx Rs 3 lakh) at an...

BCCI moves to defreeze cricketing ties with Pak

A new phase of thaw in Indo-Pak ties that had begun since Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari’s travel to India last month appears to have made a positive bearing on the bilateral cricketing front, which is in a frozen state for almost four years.

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Chennai thrash table-toppers Delhi

Chennai Super Kings bowlers exposed the vulnerability of the Delhi Daredevils' top-order as the defending champions thrashed the current table toppers by nine wickets in an Indian Premier League match, here on Saturday. With this Chennai moved to fourth on the points table of the IPL.

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Mumbai look to seal playoff berth

Kolkata, May 12: Thirty-eight days and 57 games into IPL 5, Kolkata and Mumbai finally get to spar with each other for the first time this season.

For a change, it's Kolkata who have their noses in front. In fact, they...