Indian Premier League

KKR wins IPL 2024 final, clinching third title

In a thrilling finale to the 2024 Tata Indian Premier League, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) emerged victorious, claiming their third IPL title by defeating the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by eight wickets.

Abishek Porel: Rising star of IPL 2024

NEW DELHI: Abishek Porel, a 21-year-old cricketer from Bengal, has emerged as a rising star for the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season, despite an unconventional start to his journey. Initially missing the call from Delhi Capitals due to oversleeping and battling an injury, Porel finally got his chance in the […]

Dharamshala Cricket Stadium introduces India’s first hybrid pitch

NEW DELHI: In a significant development for cricket in India, the Dharamshala Cricket Stadium has unveiled the country’s first-ever ‘hybrid pitch’. This innovative pitch, which blends natural turf with synthetic fibres, promises enhanced durability and consistent performance, setting a new standard for cricket surfaces across the country. The unveiling event was attended by Indian Premier […]

IPL Auction 2023: Which team bought whom, and who missed out

NEW DELHI: Australian pacer, Mitchell Starc, broke bank with Rs 24.75 crore being paid in his name at the Indian Premier League (IPL) Auctions by the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), on Tuesday. However, it was his national team’s captain, Patrick Cummins, fresh off a World Cup victory, who managed to rake a cool Rs 20.50 crore […]

Former Pakistan Umpire Asad Rauf Passes Away

Former Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf, aged 66, passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest in Lahore. Rauf was a part of the ICC Elite Panel from 2006 to 2013. He officiated in his first ODI as an umpire in 2000 and his first Test in 2005. Overall, he presided over 64 Tests, 139 ODIs and […]

Hardik’s Resurgence To Pant’s Baptism, 3 Positives For India From Eng Series

In the recently-concluded ODI series, India edged England 2-1 in their backyard. Let’s look at three positives India have drawn from the series: 1) Resurgence of Hardik Pandya, the all-rounder: 2022 has been a rite of passage for Hardik. Earlier in the year, he put up a dazzling all-round show in the Indian Premier League […]

EXC: From Labourer To Ranji Champion, Kumar Kartikeya Tells His Tale

Madhya Pradesh winning their maiden Ranji Trophy title by thrashing 41-time champions Mumbai in the final received tremendous applause from one and all. Everyone likes to see an underdog punching above its weight, especially in sports. One of the architects of Madhya Pradesh’s stupendous triumph was left-arm spinner Kumar Kartikeya who grabbed 32 scalps and […]

Cricketer Deepak Chahar Ties Knot

BENGALURU: Indian pacer Deepak Chahar and his long-time girlfriend Jaya Bhardwaj walked down the aisle on Wednesday in a private ceremony in Agra. Chahar had proposed to her in a dramatic manner in Dubai during an Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2021. The wedding took place at the Jaypee Palace hotel. His cousin Rahul Chahar, […]

IPL 2022: Three Best Innings By Uncapped Players

  BENGALURU: While every team in the Indian Premier League is studded with international stars, usually the uncapped players are the ones who lend balance to the side and eventually determine the success or debacle of a team in the long run. The New Indian looks at the three best innings played by the uncapped […]

IPL 2022: Dynamites & Duds Of Season

BENGALURU: Every season of the Indian Premier League produces new heroes, while some big names come a cropper. The New Indian looks at dynamites and duds of the IPL 2022: The Dynamites: 1) Hardik Pandya: The Gujarat Titans was arguably the most impactful player of the IPL 2022 as he not only shone with bat […]