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IPL 2: KXIP vs RCB : Match 11 Review April 25, 2009

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WCUP CRICKET WORLD CUP ENGLAND SRI LANKAI haven’t have had the opportunity to watch the match last night. Therefore will not be able to comment or present my view, However I’m not to leave you disappointed. Here’s a excerpt from the Deccan Chronicle, Chennai edition. Do come back for more detailed analysis post me watching the highlights ūüėõ

April 25, 2009; Durban, South Africa: RaviBopara (84) led Kings XI Punjab‚Äôs to their first victory in the second edition of the Indian Premier League as they defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by a handsome seven-wicket margin here on Friday. (more…)


IPL 2: KKR vs KXIP : Match 6 review April 22, 2009

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saurav-kkrNot the best of the win’s as Shah Rukh Khan may call it, but the man is happy for Kolkatta Knight Riders won their second match against the¬† Kings XI Punjab to register their first points in the tournament. Sourav Ganguly made yet another comeback with the ball as he picked up 2 wickets to help restrict KXIP to a score of 158 for 6. Chris Gayle and Brendon McCullum scored quick runs before rain stopped play with KKR 11 runs over the Duckworth Lewis par score. (more…)

IPL 2: DD vs KXIP : Match 3 Review April 20, 2009

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daniel-vettoriApril 19 2009, CapeTown: Rain rain Go away, Come Again Another Day…. A poem that the spectators and the players had been singing for most part of the day. Day 2 of the IPL season 2 saw more rain showers and delays. When the rain finally stopped, The match was reduced to a 14 over affair between the sides. With Sehwag on one team, the Delhi Daredevils were favorites from the start.

Frequent showers ruined the first match of Sunday’s double-header in Cape Town, reducing the target required by Delhi Daredevils to only 54 in six overs, a goal they reached with all wickets intact. The victory, however, was set up by Daniel Vettori’s remarkable spell which brought an abrupt halt to Kings XI Punjab’s burgeoning momentum and gave Delhi a manageable target to chase. (more…)

IPL 2: Team Preview: Kings XI Punjab April 16, 2009

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preity_kings_xiLast year’s semi finalists and this year’s weakest looking side of the IPL, Kings XI Punjab have been named ‘underdogs’. The team to be most affected by the absence of their Australian players, Kings XI Punjab will be hoping that Yuvraj Singh stands out as the star amongst the galaxy of international cricketers playing this season. They were the last years entertainers, Shaun Marsh exploded with runs, Lee picked the wickets and Hopes played to the all rounders duty. Filling the shoes of these players is the task at hand for the team. (more…)

IPL 2: Warm-up: CSK win, Kings XI lose April 16, 2009

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Parthiv Patel and Suresh Raina struck fifties as Chennai Super Kings romped to a comfortable 41-run victory over South African domestic side Nashua Dolphins in a Twenty20 practice match here ahead of the Indian Premier League starting on Saturday.

Kings XI Punjab failed to score a stiff 19 off the last over as they lost to Chevrolet Warriors by 10 runs in their warm-up Twenty20 match ahead of the Indian Premier League second season.