IPL to have a two-and-a-half month window in ICC’s next FTP cycle: Jay Shah | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Attracting astronomical bids that eventually translated into mind-boggling revenue of Rs 48,390 crore for a five year period through IPL’s media rights has not surprised BCCI secretary Jay Shah, who asserted that cricket’s most talked about T20 league has potential to way more . In an exclusive interview with PTI, the 33-year-old Shah … Read more

Bezos and Ambani set to battle over $7.7 billion cricket rights | Cricket News

Jeff Bezos and Mukesh Ambani, two of the world’s richest men, are set for another clash. This time the fight is over media rights to the Super Bowl of cricket, one of the world’s fastest-growing sporting events that draws 600 million viewers and has a brand value of almost $6 billion. The billionaires’ companies are … Read more

Leadership came naturally to Hardik Pandya: Gujarat Titans mentor Gary Kirsten | Cricket News

MUMBAI: Behind the scenes, quietly like he has been known to go about, India’s World Cup-winning coach Gary Kirsten mentored the Gujarat Titans to fashion themselves into a winning outfit in their very first season. Working alongside him, was allrounder and captain Hardik Pandya. The latter has left a telling impact on Kirsten after this … Read more

TOI Poll results: Hardik Pandya stands tallest in the best of the best of IPL 2022 | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Hardik Pandya impressed one and all in the manner in which he took to captaincy, leading his team, Gujarat Titans, to the IPL 2022 title in their maiden season. Hardik in fact is being seen as a potential future Team India captain. Gujarat Titans thrashed Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets in the IPL … Read more

IPL 2022: Hardik Pandya, fall guy into hero | Cricket News

IPL-winning Gujarat Titans skipper turns career around, lays down marker for future and targets World Cup nextAHMEDABAD: Soon after Shubman Gill hit the winning six off Obed McCoy to seal the IPL-2022 title for the Gujarat Titans, Hardik Pandya was locked in a long embrace with wife Natasa Stankovic, who was visibly emotional. The Titans’ … Read more

IPL 2022: Wanted to be flag-bearer of how my team would function, says Hardik Pandya | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: Minutes after the final was over, Hardik Pandya was quietly caressing the IPL trophy flap as one of the BCCI employees was inscribing the name of new champions ‘Gujarat Titans’. It seemed as if an indulgent father was tousling his son’s hair with love. That trophy was indeed Pandya’s labor of love. For all … Read more

IPL 2022 Final, GT vs RR: ‘Titans’ of Gujarat brace up for ‘Royal’ fight from Rajasthan’s rockstars | Cricket News

AHMEDABAD: Two leaders, who are minefields of talent in their own right, one team that has made a mockery of all betting odds and the other trying to complete a cycle that started 15 summers back, IPL final between Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals is about this and much more. When IPL started over two … Read more

IPL Final: ‘Titans’ of Gujarat brace up for ‘Royal’ fight from Rajasthan’s rockstars

Two leaders, who are minefields of talent in their own right, one team that has made a mockery of all betting odds and the other trying to complete a cycle that started 15 summers back, IPL final between Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals is about this and much more. When IPL started over two months … Read more

Hard life of the ever-smiling cricketer Rinku Singh, KKR’s rising star

The trophy shelf in Rinku Singh’s room is out of space. The latest addition to the collection is his Man of the Match award for an enterprising cameo against Rajasthan Royals. “It was my first Man of the Match award, so it is special,” the Kolkata Knight Riders’ batter says. There’s another trophy that dates … Read more

IPL 2022: How successful was the ‘win toss and bowl’ formula for teams in the league phase? | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: The Sunrisers Hyderabad-Punjab Kings contest on Sunday marked the conclusion of the league phase of the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League. A total of 70 matches were played since March 26 and this year’s cricketing extravaganza was no different than its predecessors — bringing out the highest quality of cricket almost … Read more