Delhi Daredevils might not have had an ideal start to their campaign in Pepsi IPL-6, losing all three of their matches so far, but young opener Unmukt Chand said he was confident of his team bouncing back in the tournament.
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.
Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming feels Michael Hussey`s retirement from international cricket will work in his team`s favour in the ongoing 6th Indian Premier League, as the batsman would be available for the entire season.
Mumbai Indians are yet to decide on Sachin Tendulkar`s opening partner for tomorrow`s IPL match against Royal Challengers Bangalore with skipper Ricky Ponting saying that the decision would depend on conditions.
The Delhi Daredevils, ahead of their match against Kolkata Knight Riders in the opening game of the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Wednesday, wished a speedy recovery to teammate Jesse Ryder who was seriously injured in an assault.
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.
Delhi have always had a strong squad in Indian Premier League and have reached the semi-finals thrice (2008, 2009, and 2012) - but on all occasions Delhi Daredevils have faltered in the end and failed to make it to the finals on all three occasions.
Delhi Daredevils all-rounder Andre Russell today said that he hoped to fill in the void left by the big hitting duo of Kevin Pietersen and Jesse Ryder in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League beginning on Wednesday.
The Indian Premier League 2013 has come about and the latest edition of the T20 cricket competition is about to kick in. The opening ceremony is scheduled to be held on April 2 and the first match between the Delhi Daredevils and the Kolkata Knight Riders, will be played on April 3 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
In a rare spectacle, batting greats Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting on Monday found themselves training for the same team with the former Australian captain glued to the batting grind of his Mumbai Indians team-mate ahead of their side`s IPL campaign.
Mumbai Cricket Association`s five-year ban imposed on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) owner Shah Rukh Khan last year stands and he will not be able to attend his team`s IPL match against hosts Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium on May 7.
Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting is very keen to put his best foot forward both as skipper and player for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League, a tournament in which he took part only for a while in its inaugural edition in 2008.
Rajasthan Royals batsman Brad Hodge said on Sunday that he was not sure whether all-rounder Shane Watson would be bowling in the upcoming Indian Premier League and added it was up to the Aussie all-rounder to take a call.
While the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchisees may splurge on recruiting foreign imports, it`s the Indian players who are ruling the roost - from topping the batting charts to being the most successful captain.