Category Archives: IPL

Collingwood’s IPL troubles could be Durham boost

Durham are hoping that Paul Collingwood will be available for the full season following reports that his Indian Premier League contract with Rajasthan Royals has been cancelled. It will be a further reminder to Collingwood of life’s ups and downs. … Continue reading

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Walker philosophical about Shah’s IPL reprieve

Essex hopes of having Owais Shah in their side for the entire domestic season have been dashed with the news that the former England and Middlesex batsman had received a belated offer to participate in the Indian Premier League. The … Continue reading

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Swann the costliest overseas player at IPL auction

Graeme Swann will have the highest reserve price of any overseas player at next month’s Indian Premier League auction. Competing franchises have been told they will need to bid in excess of $400,000 to secure the services of the England … Continue reading

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Clarke heads up Midlands contingent hoping for IPL call

Warwickshire all-rounders Rikki Clarke and Steffan Piolet and former Northamptonshire batsman Mal Loye are among the 183 players in this year’s Indian Premier League auction. Former England Test players Clarke has is the most expensive of the trio with a … Continue reading

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Kieswetter rejects IPL to give Somerset a boost

Craig Kieswetter has given Somerset a double boost by agreeing a new contract and deciding not to make himself available for the Indian Premier League. The 24-year-old England one-day wicketkeeper’s new agreement binds him to Somerset until the end of … Continue reading

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‘I want to fulfil my IPL dreams’: Darren Stevens

Kent’s Darren Stevens hopes runs and wickets for the Spitfires will finally help catch the eye of the IPL franchise holders and fulfil a dream of plying his undoubted Twenty20 skills on the world stage. The day after taking career-best … Continue reading

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The IPL in Numbers: Alan Tyers

Money, maximums, Modi… here are the made-up numbers that matter from this season’s Indian Premier League 1 Cricketers heard of by ITV4 presenter Shonali Nagrani before tournament. Clue: It wasn’t Shaggy Udal 2 Number of legendary Sri Lankan batsmen who … Continue reading

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Why ITV4’s IPL is Daytime TV Nirvana

Fans of cricket have never had it so good. Or, at least, fans of cricket’s ghastly stepchild that threatens to destroy civilisation as we know it and replace it with a roller disco (© all broadsheets) have never had it … Continue reading

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Richard Gibson: Dalrymple, Kevin O’Brien and Ryan Tendo

The business world is set to claim another early retirement with former England one-day player Jamie Dalrymple expected to concentrate on a career in the city following his split with Glamorgan earlier this winter. Dalrymple, who featured for England at … Continue reading

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Mascarenhas struggling to make IPL

Hampshire captain Dimi Mascarenhas is unlikely to be fit for IPL4 as he continues his comeback from an Achilles tendon injury. Mascarenhas was signed on a three-year contract by Indian Premier League giants Kings XI Punjab in January. He cost … Continue reading

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