IPL 2020: New venues, new tactics, new experience

IPL 2020: New venues, new tactics, new experience

12:19 PM ETNagraj GollapudiCloseNews editor, ESPNcricinfoNagraj Gollapudi is news editor at ESPNcricinfoGaurav SundararamanOne of the truest clichés of the IPL is that each edition is more open than the last one. For example, the playoffs spots in the last four seasons were determined only on the last day of the league phase. But in 2020,…

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Ricky Ponting guarantees ‘keen dialog’ with R Ashwin on working out non-strikers backing up

Ricky Ponting guarantees ‘keen dialog’ with R Ashwin on working out non-strikers backing up

Aug 19, 2020ESPNcricinfo staffDelhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting has promised to have a “hard conversation” with senior offspinner R Ashwin about running out batsmen backing up at the bowler’s end, saying “that’s not going to be the way that we play our cricket”. Ashwin, who will make his debut for Capitals this season in…

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IPL title rights: from INR 40 crore per year, to 444 crore, to 222 crore

IPL title rights: from INR 40 crore per year, to 444 crore, to 222 crore

Dream11 has secured the title rights for IPL 2020 with a bid of INR 222 crore BCCIAug 19, 2020Nagraj GollapudiNews editor, ESPNcricinfo CloseNagraj Gollapudi is news editor at ESPNcricinfo2008-12 – DLF pays INR 200 croreDLF, an Indian real estate company, won the title rights for the first five seasons of the tournament for INR 200 crore…

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IPL 2020: BCCI officially proclaims Dream11 as title sponsor

IPL 2020: BCCI officially proclaims Dream11 as title sponsor

Aug 19, 2020Nagraj GollapudiNews editor, ESPNcricinfo CloseNagraj Gollapudi is news editor at ESPNcricinfoThe appointment of Dream11 as the title sponsor for the 2020 season of the Indian Premier League became official on Tuesday following the formal approval from the IPL governing council.Though the official media release from the BCCI didn’t specify the winning bid, Brijesh…

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G Kasturirangan, worn Karnataka cricketer and BCCI pitches boss, dies mature 89

G Kasturirangan, worn Karnataka cricketer and BCCI pitches boss, dies mature 89

Former cricketer, administrator and pitch curator G Kasturirangan has died aged 89 after a cardiac arrest in his Bengaluru residence. A fast bowler, Kasturirangan played 36 first-class matches and captained Mysore – now Karnataka – in a career that began in 1948-49 and spanned 14 years.He took 94 wickets at 22.02 and was to be…

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IPL 2020: BCCI problems strict pointers, prohibits entry of media in stadium

IPL 2020: BCCI problems strict pointers, prohibits entry of media in stadium

A day before the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said that media would not be allowed in the cricket stadium due to strict health safety protocols in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. The order came after BBCI issued match coverage guidelines on Friday (September…

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Mayanti Langer, Stuart Binny blessed with a tiny bit one boy; anchor posts pic on social media

Mayanti Langer, Stuart Binny blessed with a tiny bit one boy; anchor posts pic on social media

New Delhi: Mayanti Langer, one of India’s leading sports anchor, on Friday announced the birth of her baby boy with cricketer husband Sturat Binny. Mayanti announced the news on social media and thanked the official broadcaster for their support when she needed them the most. She wrote: “So I’m going to love watching the IPL…

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Rohit Sharma, Quinton De Kock to proceed to birth out for Mumbai Indians: Coach Mahela Jayawardene

Rohit Sharma, Quinton De Kock to proceed to birth out for Mumbai Indians: Coach Mahela Jayawardene

Captain Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock will be opening the batting for Mumbai Indians despite the franchise recruiting explosive Australian opener Chris Lynn for this season, coach Mahela Jayawardene said on Thursday.  Jayawardene gave this information in a virtual press conference held in Abu Dhabi where Captain Rohit was also present.  “Having options is…

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Suresh Raina to again J&Okay Police in honing cricketing abilities of Kashmiri youths

Suresh Raina to again J&Okay Police in honing cricketing abilities of Kashmiri youths

SRINAGAR: Indian cricketer Suresh Raina on Friday (September 18, 2020) called on Jammu & Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh in Srinagar and discussed a series of plans of the state police for honing the sports skills of local Kashmiri youths. The J&K Police wants to engage Raina in encouraging local Kashmiri youths in honing their sports…

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Mayanti Langer no longer to be part of IPL 2020 broadcasting panel

Mayanti Langer no longer to be part of IPL 2020 broadcasting panel

Mayanti Langer, one of the finest sports anchors of the country, will not be a part of the broadcasting panel for the upcoming 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). IPL official broadcaster Star Sports took to its official Twitter handle to confirm that Mayanti will miss the 13th season of the IPL, which…

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