Before the start of the Indian Premier League auction, all eyes were on sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen and New Zealand`s mighty all-rounder Corey Anderson to emerge as the high-profile players in the seventh edition of lucrative IPL.
Royal Challengers Bangalore co-owner Vijay Mallya might have filed an official protest over the auction of Yuvraj Singh but IPL auctioneer Richard Madley on Thursday stood by his decision, describing the bid as fair and right decision.
The seventh edition of the high-profile Indian Premier League could be shifted to South Africa due to the security concerns posed by the upcoming General Elections, the dates of which are clashing with the event.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) owner Vijay Mallya lodged an official complaint to the IPL Governing Council, saying his franchise spent an additional Rs 4 crore on buying all-rounder Yuvraj Singh on the first day of the IPL 7 auction.
Playing down Justice Mudgal committee`s report on corruption in the IPL, Royal Challengers Bangalore owner Vijay Mallya on Wednesday said scandals were a part and parcel of the every sport and the brand value of the cash-rich event remained unaffected.
Claiming ignorance about the findings of the Justice Mudgal report, Bangalore Royal Challengers owner Vijay Mallya on Tuesday said he was happy that the IPL 7 players` auction will go on as per schedule.
UB group chairman Vijay Mallya on Tuesday said that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was pursuing "unconventional methods" to attain his objectives while asserting that there should be no "witch-hunt" against industrialists.
Mohun Bagan spoilt East Bengal`s CFL Premier Division triumph party with a 1-0 derby win to end the local league on a high in front of more than a 50,000 strong crowd at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan on Saturday.
Sahara Force India would not be complacent going to Brazilian Grand Prix, final race of the F1 season, as the team wants to finish sixth on the constructors title and the drivers want to sign off on a high, here on Sunday.
Having regained the momentum with 15 points in the last two races, an ambitious Sahara Force India are now looking to snatch fifth place from McLaren as Formula one caravan has reached its penultimate destination of the season.
Sahara Force India enjoyed a superb outing in its home race by securing a double points finish in the Indian Grand Prix and team owner Vijay Mallya said the franchise has achieved its goal in Sunday`s race but wants to keep the momentum going in the remaining three races of the season.
Sahara Force India academy driver Jehan Daruvala is just 16 years old but he is already being tipped as the next big thing in Indian motorsports and the Silverstone-based F1 team owner Vijay Mallya wants to nurture him just like the way McLaren nurtured Lewis Hamilton.