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Mark Boucher ex-wicketkeeper of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team was forced into premature retirement. Boucher was an integral part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore, but was dropped in the previous season due to lack of form. He was an unused player in the previous auction and was not picked by any team. He was considered […]

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The last time we saw the bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan host a show it was for Sony Television’s prime time show “Kaun Banega Crorepati”. He is currently convalescing from an abdominal operation and that does not seem to dampen the 69 year old veterans enthusiasm. We shall see him next at his best on April […]

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Pragyan Ojha joins Mumbai Indians

by staff on January 16, 2012

Indian left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha, who was previously with the Deccan Chargers, has joined Mumbai Indians for the fifth season of the Indian Premier League, which starts on the 4th of April. In the process, he became the sixth player to have swapped teams in the current trading window of the IPL. At the present […]

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Sachin, Zaheer back in Indian team

by staff on January 16, 2012

Sach, Zak, back in ODI squad Sachin Tendulkar will be playing in his first ODI series since last summer’s successful outing at the World Cup in the upcoming tri series involving Australia, India, and Sri Lanka to be played in Australia. Praveen Kumar is one of the other players who will be making a comeback […]

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IPL 5: 230 players to go under the hammer

by staff on January 12, 2012

It was revealed at the workshop for the IPL franchise owners in Goa that more than 230 players will go under the hammer in the IPL 5 mega auction. It is understood that 207 players from around the world have expressed an interest to be a part of the auction while the 27 players from […]

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IPL franchises concerned

by staff on December 9, 2011

The nine franchises of the Indian Premier League have been unable to come to a solution as far as the next IPL auctions to be held in January 2012 are concerned. The team owners met in Mumbai in the last fortnight, however, it is understood that a consensus was not reached. While all the members […]

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Parthiv, Siddharth issued show-cause

by staff on December 7, 2011

Indian cricketers Parthiv Patel and Siddharth Trivedi have been served show-cause notices by the Central Excise Department, who have deemed the two players to have avoided paying service tax to the tune of fifty lakh Rupees. While it is assumed that the cricketers were in the dark about the charges, it is being reported that […]

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Rajasthan Royals get Rahul Dravid as captain

by staff on December 4, 2011

Rajasthan Royals announced last evening that Rahul Dravid will take over the captaincy of the team after the departure of talismanic Australian bowler Shane Warne from the franchise. Warne has chosen to bid goodbye to the Indian Premier League after a successful stint with the Rajasthan Royals, whom he led to victory in the first […]

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Kochi players could be put up for sale

by staff on December 3, 2011

When the Kochi Tuskers Kerala franchise was axed from the IPL on account of not paying the required fees to the BCCI, the one issue which hogged the limelight was the future of the cricketers who turned out for this franchise. When the IPL governing council meet sometime in the next fortnight, the issue is […]

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