Cricket

NEW DELHI: The most powerful cricket body in the world has yet again been forced to eat humble pie after falling at the wrong end of the stick on the legal front. Needless to say, it is a seriously expensive pie. 

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is reportedly ready to cough up compensation of over Rs8 billion to IPL franchise Kochi Tuskers Kerala for terminating its contract in 2011, a massive mark-up on the Rs3 billion the team's promoters were initially willing to settle for.

Apr 09, 2021 18:04
MUMBAI: The curtains go up for the 14th edition of the VIVO Indian Premier League at 7.30 pm later Friday, April 9th, with world cricket's bio bubble-cocooned superstars battling it out for the ultimate prize over the next two odd months.
Apr 09, 2021 16:04
MUMBAI: Media will not be allowed to cover the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) directly from the venues due to the worrying upsurge in COVID-19 cases across the country but if the situation improves the restriction will be lifted, the BCCI announced on Thursday. The IPL is in any case out of bounds for fans and will be held behind closed doors. 
Apr 09, 2021 16:04
This season’s star-studded panel of experts will feature Brian Lara, Brett Lee, Scott Styris, Graeme Swann, Gautam Gambhir, Parthiv Patel, Dominic Cork, and Ajit Agarkar Special guests will include legends of IPL like Shane Watson, Dale Steyn, Kevin Pietersen, Nasser Hussain, Tim Southee Ross Taylor, and Mathew Hayden
Apr 09, 2021 14:04
NEW DELHI: Shri Bajrang Power & Ispat Ltd. announced Friday that they will be one of the associate sponsors of the Rajasthan Royals franchise in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), through their brands Goel TMT & Goel Pipes.   
Apr 09, 2021 12:04
BENGALURU: JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) has partnered with Royal Challengers Bangalore as the Indian Premier League franchise's official education partner for the 14th edition of the IPL.  
Apr 09, 2021 12:04
MUMBAI: Short form video app MX TakaTak has announced that it is the official short form video partner for seven Indian Premier League franchises - Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Punjab Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Apr 09, 2021 11:04
NEW DELHI: IPL franchise Punjab Kings has added Indian innerwear brand Bodycare Creations to its official partner roster for the upcoming season of world cricket's biggest annual tournament.
Apr 09, 2021 11:04
MUMBAI: Indian connected lifestyle brand brand Noise has appointed cricketer Rishabh Pant as its brand ambassador for the smartwatch category. 
Apr 09, 2021 10:04
MUMBAI: Online fantasy game platform Fan2Play has announced its association with cricketer Harbhajan Singh.  To kick off the association, Fan2Play has announced a new campaign, #letspanga, for which the two-time World Cup winner is the "lead face". 
Apr 08, 2021 20:04
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has extended, for one more season (at least?), the production contract for the Indian Premier League, the three-year rights for which were held by Star India, that had expired with the 2020 edition of the IPL.  The BCCI extended the Star deal by a year "for want of time", Cricbuzz reports.