IPL 2015: Match against KKR is like final for us, says MI coach Ricky Ponting
IPL 2015: Match against KKR is like final for us, says MI coach Ricky Ponting

Emphasising on the importance of tomorrow's IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting today termed the clash against the defending champions as a "virtual final" for his team.

IPL 8: Upbeat Sunrisers Hyderabad take on hapless Kings XI Punjab
IPL 8: Upbeat Sunrisers Hyderabad take on hapless Kings XI Punjab

Having found a place among the top-four teams in the ongoing IPL T20 tournament, Sunrisers Hyderabad would look to consolidate their gains when they take on beleaguered Kings XI Punjab at the Rajiv Gandhi International cricket stadium here on Monday.

IPL 2015, Match 45: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Daredevils – Five players to watch out for
IPL 2015, Match 45: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Daredevils – Five players to watch out for

Somehow both Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Daredevils are still in the tournament, with outside chances of making it to the play-offs of Indian Premier League 2015. And today, one of these two teams will know for sure, what their chances are. Hyderabad are sitting at sixth position with five wins from ten games, while Delhi are one place below, at seventh with four wins from 11 games. Let's look at five players who are like to make a difference in their respective team's fortunes:

IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals gave away too many runs at the beginning, says Steve Smith
IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals gave away too many runs at the beginning, says Steve Smith

Steve Smith, who made a superb half century for Rajasthan Royals in an unsuccessful run-chase against SunRisers Hyderabad, rued that his team's bowlers and fielders gave away a lot many runs in the initial part of the encounter that cost them the match.
 

IPL 8: We had control of the match right through, says Tom Moody
IPL 8: We had control of the match right through, says Tom Moody

Notwithstanding Rajasthan Royals making a match out of the 202-run chase, SunRisers Hyderabad chief coach Tom Moody said that his team had things under their control through the course of the IPL cricket encounter here on Thursday.

IPL 2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad down Rajasthan Royals by 7 runs to remain in hunt
IPL 2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad down Rajasthan Royals by 7 runs to remain in hunt

SunRisers Hyderabad kept their play-off hopes alive by pulling off a well-deserved seven-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in a rousing IPL cricket contest that went to the wire at the Brabourne Stadium here on Thursday.

IPL 2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals - As it happened...
IPL 2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals - As it happened...

Live updates from the 41st match of the Indian Premier League to be played between Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai.

James Taylor`s `new-era` England face Irish challenge
James Taylor`s `new-era` England face Irish challenge

James Taylor leads a much-changed side into what he says is a "new era" for England cricket when they face Ireland in a one-day international at Malahide, near Dublin, on Friday.

James Taylor to skipper England in ODI against Ireland
James Taylor to skipper England in ODI against Ireland

England batsman James Taylor concedes it was "massively disappointing" to be left out of the squad for the ongoing tour of West Indies but the blow has been softened by news he will captain the side in a one-day match against Ireland next week.

Alastair Cook says England were wrong in dropping him from World Cup squad
Alastair Cook says England were wrong in dropping him from World Cup squad

Discharged England captain Alastair Cook on Wednesday said his country's early exit from the World Cup was proof that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) was wrong to sack him as one-day captain just months from the quadrennial tournament.

ICC World Cup 2015: Eoin Morgan is deluded, says Geoffrey Boycott
ICC World Cup 2015: Eoin Morgan is deluded, says Geoffrey Boycott

Former England captain Sir Geoffrey Boycott on Saturday slammed ODI skipper Eoin Morgan for his comments post his team's premature exit from the ICC World Cup 2015.

Eoin Morgan wants to continue as England skipper
Eoin Morgan wants to continue as England skipper

England skipper Eoin Morgan insists that he is still keen to continue at the helm of the team despite leading the side to arguably its worst ever World Cup campaign.

ICC World Cup: Players must take blame for England flop, says Eoin Morgan
ICC World Cup: Players must take blame for England flop, says Eoin Morgan

Blaming coach Peter Moores for England`s miserable World Cup showing is unfair and it is the players who need to take responsibility for the team`s early exit, captain Eoin Morgan said on Friday.

England skipper Eoin Morgan has `no regrets` over 2015 Cricket World Cup
England skipper Eoin Morgan has `no regrets` over 2015 Cricket World Cup

England captain Eoin Morgan said he had no regrets after his side failed to qualify for the quarter-finals of the World Cup and insisted he wanted to remain in charge.

ICC World Cup 2015: England vs Afghanistan - As it happened...
ICC World Cup 2015: England vs Afghanistan - As it happened...

England beat Afghanistan by 9 wickets in rain-hit match at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Ian Bell led England's run chase with unbeaten 52 runs.

England's Chris Jordan keen to play in IPL
England's Chris Jordan keen to play in IPL

England's bowling all-rounder Chris Jordan says he would love to play in the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), as such competitive tournaments help in lifting one's game.

Afghanistan can shock England, feels coach Andy Moles
Afghanistan can shock England, feels coach Andy Moles

Afghanistan's English coach Andy Moles feels his ambitious side has the potential to stun a lacklustre England in their final World Cup Pool A match here on Friday.

Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh example inspires Afghanistan
Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh example inspires Afghanistan

Afghanistan will look to follow the lead of Bangladesh when they face England in their World Cup finale in Sydney on Friday.

World Cup 2015: Pakistan's Younis Khan wants to honour Bob Woolmer with win
World Cup 2015: Pakistan's Younis Khan wants to honour Bob Woolmer with win

Senior Pakistan batsman Younis Khan hopes his side will defeat Ireland in Sunday`s must-win World Cup clash as a tribute to their late former coach Bob Woolmer.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Chris Jordan keen on IPL stint
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Chris Jordan keen on IPL stint

England all-rounder Chris Jordan has said he would like to experience the glamour of the Indian Premier League.