IPL tickets close to sell-outs

The upcoming IPL has captured the imagination of cricket lovers across the United Arab Emirates as tickets are being snapped up rapidly, bringing with it the likelihood of sell-outs in the near future here.

Ajmal targets Gayle as Champions trophy looms

Karachi: West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle is again being singled out as a player for intense scrutiny as momentum builds ahead of next month’s ICC Champions Trophy.

Injury scare for Tendulkar ahead of match against Royal Challengers Bangalore

Senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar was hit on the right hand on Friday, while batting at the nets during Mumbai Indians training session ahead of their IPL match against Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Gayle has swung it three times in four games for RCB vs MI

The intimidating Chris Gayle looms large in front of Mumbai Indians as they get ready to clash with table toppers Royal Challengers Bangalore in their next IPL match here at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday.

Gayle dedicates world-record feat to Caribbean fans

Bit-hitting West Indies opener Chris Gayle has dedicated his world-record feat of scoring the fastest-ever century in competitive cricket to fans in the Caribbean.

I am not the only match-winner in RCB: Gayle

Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Chris Gayle, who smashed a record-breaking 175 not out against Pune Warriors, said on Wednesday that he is not the only match-winner in his IPL side.

Finch blames bowlers, batters for embarrassing loss

Pune Warriors` stand-in captain Aaron Finch blamed his batsmen and bowlers for the crushing 130-run defeat to Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Tuesday.

McCullum congratulates Gayle for breaking his record

Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Brendon McCullum on Tuesday congratulated destructive Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman Chris Gayle for breaking the record of highest individual score in the Indian Premier League.

Modest Gayle showers praise on team after one-man show

After his breathtaking 66-ball 175 in the Indian Premier League here today, Chris Gayle was modesty personified, preferring to highlight the contributions of his team-mates whose efforts paled in comparison to the Jamaican`s record-breaking feat.

IPL 2013: Ruthless Gayle`s carnage takes RCB to record win

Chris Gayle smashed the most breathtaking knock in the history of Twenty20 cricket, blasting an incredible 175 off a mere 66 balls, as Royal Challengers Bangalore crushed a hapless Pune Warriors by a record 130 runs in the Pepsi Indian Premier League here on Tuesday.

Watson close to regaining full fitness to bowl

Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Shane Watson has said he was close to regaining full fitness in order to bowl in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Summer showers halt IPL tie in Bangalore

Sudden summer showers on a hot Tuesday late afternoon briefly halted the Indian Premier League (IPL) tie between hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Pune Warriors India (PWI) at the M Chinnaswamy stadium here.

Light rain in Bangalore ahead of RCB-Warriors IPL match

Light rain today hit the area in and around the Chinnaswamy stadium ahead of Tuesday’s IPL match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pune Warriors here.

Dew factor led to recurrence of Sehwag`s back problems

It was the heavy dew in Bangalore that led to the recurrence of Virender Sehwag`s back problems as the senior opener didn`t field in the last three overs of the RCB innings and hence couldn`t come out to bat during the `Super Over` chase.

Would have loved to bowl the Super Over against Delhi: Unadkat

It was his senior colleague Ravi Rampaul who bowled the Super Over against Delhi Daredevils, but young Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Jaydev Unadkat said he would have loved to take up the responsibility.

Facing Super Over doesn`t excite de Villiers

He smacked two sixes in the Super Over to set up the win for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Delhi Daredevils, but A B de Villiers said that he is not too fond of batting in eliminators.

IPL 2013: CSK defeat RCB in dramatic nail-biter

Skipper Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers struck fine half centuries and shared 82-run stand between them to help Royal Challengers Bangalore post 165 for six against Chennai Super Kings in their Pepsi Indian Premier League match, here on Saturday.

Team effort paid for us: Gayle

Royal Challenger Bangalore`s opener Chris Gayle, who powered his side to an easy eight wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders today, attributed the victory to the team work.

Warriors haven`t done well in powerplays, feels Donald

Pune Warriors head coach Allan Donald said on Wednesday that it might be the fear of failure that has resulted in openers Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey failing to take advantage of field restrictions at the beginning of their innings, during the team`s first two Pepsi IPL games.

Virat took away the game from us, says Perera

A hurricane knock of 93 runs in 47 balls by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli in the Indian Premier League match took away the game from Sunrises Hyderabad at the Chinnaswamy stadium here late on Tuesday.