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Andre Russell named Most Valuable Player at 2019 IPL tournament

On 12th May 2019, Mumbai Indians became IPL champions for the fourth time after defeating Chennai Super Kings by one run in a thrilling final in Hyderabad. Last ball dismissal of Shardul Thakur by paceman Lasith Malinga registered final win for Mumbai over Chennai. Chasing a victory target of 150 set by Mumbai, Chennai Super ..

Mithali Raj named as goodwill ambassador of Indian team for Street Child Cricket World Cup

Ace cricketer Mithali Raj has been named as the goodwill ambassador of the Indian team for the Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC-2019. She joined former captain Saurav Ganguly and IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals in supporting the team. The Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC-2019) is the first cricket world cup for street-connected children. The ..

Suresh Raina becomes first batsman to score 5,000 runs in IPL history

Chennai Super Kings star Suresh Raina has scripted history as he became the first cricketer in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to score 5,000 runs. He reached the milestone during the first match of the 2019 IPL season against Royal Challengers Bangalore at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Raina has 5000 runs ..

Delhi Capital defeated Mumbai Indians by 37 runs

In yesterday’s IPL match, Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Hyderabad Sun Risers by 6 wickets. KKR has scored 183 runs chasing a target of 182 runs with a loss 4 wickets in 20 overs. Nitish Rana scored 68 runs while  Andre Russel becomes man of the match by making 49 runs in 19 balls. In another ..

Mukesh Ambani became World’s Richest Sports team owner

Asia’s richest man and Reliance Industries chairman man, Mukesh Ambani has recently topped Forbes’ “The World’s Richest Sports Team Owners 2019” list. With a total net worth of about $50 billion, Ambani topped the list. He bought the IPL team Mumbai Indians for over $100 million in 2008 through a RIL subsidiary. The top 20 ..

Pawan Shah creates history by registering 2nd highest individual score in Under-19 internationals

In Cricket, Pawan Shah has created history by registering the 2nd highest individual score in Under-19 internationals against hosts Sri Lanka in the first innings on the 2nd day of the final ‘Youth Test’ in Hambantota on July 25, 2018. The Indian innings was declared when the 18-year-old Pawan Shah from Pune was dismissed at ..

BCCI and UN Environment sign an agreement to promote ‘green’ Cricket in India

The BCCI and UN Environment has signed a letter of intent to promote ‘green’ Cricket in India at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai on May 27, 2018. The aim of the partnership is to spread greater awareness about key environmental challenges facing the country, and highlight alternate and more sustainable solutions. The BCCI will endeavor ..

Sunil Narine named as Most Valuable Player in 2018 IPL-11

Chennai Super Kings has won the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL-11) after defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad in the final by 8 wickets in Mumbai on May 27, 2018. It is their 3rd IPL title. Shane Watson’s whirlwind century helped Chennai to defeat Hyderabad with 9 balls to spare. Man of the Match Watson hit 11 fours ..