Indian Premier League

NEW DELHI: This is surprising, but also makes eminent sense when looked at under a broader lens. At a time when COVID cases in India are seeing an upswing, the Board of Control for Cricket in India is reportedly moving away from the current presumption that the Indian Premier League would be played out between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, and instead exploring the option of playing the IPL across four to five cities. 

While the logistical part will need further discussion, the idea has been floated and is reportedly being discussed by the senior officials of the board.

Feb 24, 2021 19:02
MUMBAI: Even as the easing of border tensions between India and China has cleared the way for the Board of Control for Cricket in India to "pick up where it left off" on Chinese smartphone brand Vivo's title sponsorship of the Indian Premier League, new brands are reportedly set to add to the sponsorship lustre of the IPL.
Feb 23, 2021 19:02
MUMBAI: Even as Mumbai and Ahmedabad have been shortlisted as host cities for this year's Indian Premier League, with India's financial capital likely to host group stage matches across four venues and the refurbished Sardar Patel stadium in Motera to host the play-offs, the rise in COVID-cases in the country must be a matter of concern, more so since the plan is top allow 50% attendance.
Feb 17, 2021 16:02
MUMBAI: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has made official what the general public is expecting - that this year's Indian Premier League will more than likely allow fan entry.  While dates are yet to be officially announced for the IPL's 2021 edition, it is expected to be held between the months of April and May. The player auction will be held on Thursday.
Feb 16, 2021 14:02
MUMBAI: Indian Premier League franchise Kings XI Punjab will reportedly be rechristened as Punjab Kings ahead of the upcoming edition of the IPL.  As per a report in Cricbuzz, which first reported on the name change, a formal communication has been made to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in this regard and necessary approvals have been obtained. 
Feb 01, 2021 18:02
MUMBAI: The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League is reportedly going to kick off on April 14 after the Vijay Hazare Trophy and a One-Day women’s tournament.  The Board of Control of Cricket in India and the IPL governing council have almost zeroed in on a tentative date. 
Feb 01, 2021 14:02
MUMBAI: Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni has become the first cricketer plying his trade in the Indian Premier League to earn over Rs 1.5 billion in wages alone from the IPL, after he was retained by his franchise. 
Jan 29, 2021 19:01
MUMBAI: Ahead of next month's Indian Premier League player auctions, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has reportedly issued (or is set to issue) a fresh invitation to tender for IPL's title rights. 
Jan 27, 2021 15:01
MUMBAI: The Indian Premier League players auction will be held in Chennai on February 18. The news was confirmed on IPL's official Twitter handle on Wednesday.  The auction will be held a day after the scheduled second Test between India and England finishes in Chennai. The player retention deadline ended on January 20 and the trading window closes on February 4.
Jan 25, 2021 15:01
MUMBAI: South Africa's AB de Villiers has created history in the Indian Premier League after being retained by his IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore the 2021 season.  RCB's decision to retain the explosive batsman for Rs 110 million for the season means he will have earned a whopping Rs 1.025 billion just in salary at the conclusion of IPL 2021.
Jan 25, 2021 14:01
MUMBAI: Indian Premier League franchise Rajasthan Royals has appointed Sri Lankan batting great Kumar Sangakkara as director of cricket for IPL 2021.