After a one-year hiatus, legendary pacer Wasim Akram will be back as bowling adviser of the Kolkata Knight Riders in the coming season of the Indian Premier League, the franchise announced on Thursday.
Following the end of his England career, South African-born cricketer Kevin Pietersen, 33, can expect to earn a whopping three million pounds while playing for a franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL), said former IPL commisioner, Lalit Modi here on Thursday.
Banned for life from India`s cricket establishment, a beleaguered former IPL boss Lalit Modi is not ready to throw in the towel yet and declared that he would indeed have the "last call" in this entire issue.
Sunrisers Hyderabad may not like to think of the way they inherited Deccan Chargers, but they would surely be inspired by the manner their predecessors won the second edition of the Indian Premier League in South Africa four years ago.
All the players who were contracted with the Deccan Chargers, whose IPL contract has been terminated by the Cricket Board, will be available for picking by Sun TV Network which today won the Hyderabad franchise for Rs 85.05 crore per year, said BCCI president N Srinivasan.
PVP Ventures, a city-based multi business house which has interest in realty, media and entertainment, today said that it would throw its hat in the upcoming bidding for a new Indian Premier League franchise.
After a month long legal battle, the cash-strapped Deccan Chargers today lost its status as an IPL team after the Bombay High Court stayed the order of Arbitrator for maintaining status quo on the matter till further hearing.
Cash-strapped Deccan Chronicles Holdings Ltd (DCHL) today failed to give Rs 100 crore Bank Guarantee to BCCI as directed by the Bombay High Court after which the BCCI is free to take action on its earlier decision to terminate its IPL franchise Deccan Chargers.
The Bombay High Court on Monday asked Deccan Chronicles Holdings Ltd to give an irrevocable and unconditional bank guarantee of Rs 100 crore to the BCCI on or before October 9 while observing that the Cricket Board has acted in haste to terminate IPL franchise Deccan Chargers.