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IPL 2: RR vs KKR : Match 10 Review April 24, 2009

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rajasthan-royals-yusufApril 24,2009 Newlnds Capetown: Kolkatta Knight Riders set a target of 16 for the Rajasthan Royals who won the match off with 2 balls to spare. Yusuf Pathan hit 2 sixes and a boundary in his valiant 18 that brought Rajasthan Royals the first valid 2 points in the IPL. The players shaked hands as Ganguly left the field disappointed following his team’s decision to bowl Ajantha Mendis. Confused? This could well be called the final result of the match. Rajasthan Royals won their first match of the season in what is called the ‘Super over’ rule. Both teams were tied at a score of 150 at the end of their 20 overs. Read on to find out what is Super Over and how it all fared. (more…)

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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: Team Preview : Kolkatta Knight Riders April 17, 2009

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kkrKKR may be the team to look out this season. Controversy, drama, action and Shah Rukh Khan always seek your attention. Going by the recent news report, KKR has decided on Brendon McCullum to e the captain in-charge for full length of the tournament. Talking about the man, He’s the big boost for Kolkatta and his explosive batting style for the full length could well mean that the South African crowd will get to see another T20 century in fastest time. (more…)

IPL 2: Shilpa Shetty : New Owner.. New Cheerleader.. New Begining April 8, 2009

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Shilpa Shetty, The hot young bollywood actress who now is a 12 percent stake holder in Rajasthan Royals, the champions of the inagural season of the IPL, will be hoping for a repeat performace form the side as the first batch of 9 players arrived in Johanesburg. This bacth includes Mohammed Kaif, Yusuf Pathan and Ravindra Jadeja who expressed that sentiment before departing for South Africa for the second edition of the IPL. Both Kaif and Yusuf agreed that the pressure would obviously be there because of their fairy-tale like victory in the inaugural season last year. (more…)

IPL 2: SRK ends multi-captain contraversy : Kolkatta Knight Riders April 1, 2009

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Sourav Ganguly returned a happy man after a meeting with Shah Rukh Khan and John Buchanan. SRK, the bollywood star who is the owner of the Kolkatta Knight Riders IPL team decided to put a lid on the controversy surrounding Buchanan’s theory of Multiple Captains by releasing a statement that during a game the team would resort to a group of “strategists” who would report to one on-field captain while making decisions. (more…)

IPL2: Saurav Ganguly – Part Time Captain – Kolkatta Knight Riders March 26, 2009

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Earlier in his carrer, Sourav had been sidelined by ex Indian coach, Greg Chappell which led to a contraversy that still itches painfully in Saurav’s mind. Ganguly made a tremendous comeback after being left out of the Indian side for over 12 months. Both Greg chappel and Sourav moved on and soon the contraversy faded into the past as Greg Chappel was removed as the Indian Coach. If that was not enough, Another Australian now in the form of John Buchanan has decided to sideline Ganguly of the responsibilities of a captian. Ganguly is the base player for the Kolkatta Knight Riders and by default was given the captincy role in Season one. (more…)

IPL2: And the Award Goes to… March 25, 2009

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The 30 day game came to an end after Mr. Lalit Modi, commissioner IPL announced South Africa as the venue to host the second edition of the world popular Indian Premier League. Elections in India forced moving the IPL out of India. South Africa edged past England to be named the host of 2009 IPL, the decision came after meeting between the IPL Committee and CSA. In a press conference hosted by the two parties in Johannesburg on Tuesday, CSA chief Gerald Majola said that he was happy that the Indian board and the organizers of IPL gave South Africa an opportunity to host the honorable tournament. The IPL also announced that the final schedule of 59 matched and the host venues will be chalked out shortly. The Tournament however will start a week later beginning from April 18 as planned against April 10 2009. More news follows… (more…)

IPL 2: England Vs South Africa? March 24, 2009

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Indian Premier League is now more of a battle between England and SouthAfrica, not on the cricket field but off it. Four Indian Officials from the BCCI including Mr. Lalit Modi are already in SouthAfrica talking to the officials at ECB(England Cricket Board) and CSA (Cricket South Africa) for hosting the event in their respective countries. (more…)

IPL 2: NRI-PL? March 24, 2009

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In an official statement given to the press and Media, The working committee of IPL announced moving this year tournament to a place outside India. England and SouthAfrica have been penned as the the front-runners to host the second season of the Indian Premier league (IPL) after inconclusive negotiations of the board with the Indian Home Ministry and various state governments to shift the tournament outside of India.
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The venue and the new schedule will be announce on toady, the 23rd of March. Shashank Manohar, the BCCI president, said the tournament had been relocated “because of the extraordinary situation existing this year.” The 45-day tournament clashes with the forthcoming general elections in India and there had been concerns over security. (more…)