BCCI could earn up to $5 billion from IPL broadcasting rights only

Any foreign company showing interest in buying IPL properties needs to have an Indian wing. The BCCI is set for a windfall of gigantic proportions as the IPL broadcast rights (TV and digital) could fetch the Board up to $ 5 billion for the next five-year cycle (2023-2027) while some high-profile interest is being seen … Read more

CSK bullish on retaining Dhoni

“According to me M.S. Dhoni will play for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL next season. But I have not spoken to him on the subject yet,” said Chennai Super Kings CEO K.S. Viswanathan after a triumphant campaign. Speaking to The Hindu from Dubai on Sunday, Viswanathan spoke about Dhoni’s leadership qualities and big match … Read more

IPL 2021 | Chennai Super Kings’ redemption and the new heroes

The team had a man for every occasion; Venkatesh, with his bold methods, made a huge impression for Knight Riders Great teams have a sense of occasion. Chennai Super Kings has that. The manner in which CSK effortlessly lifted its game in the IPL final against Kolkata Knight Riders underlined its killer instinct. These are … Read more

‘Feels like Chepauk’: CSK skipper MS Dhoni thanks fans after winning IPL 2021 at Dubai International Stadium

New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday (October 15, 2021) led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to their fourth Indian Premier League (IPL) title win and thanked fans for always being in good number, irrespective of wherever they’re playing. Speaking at the presentation ceremony after CSK defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the final … Read more

Indian Premier League 2021 finals | Kolkata wins toss, elects to bowl against Chennai

Both the teams are playing an unchanged side. Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to field against Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League final in Dubai on Friday. Both teams fielded unchanged XIs from their respective last games. While Dhoni is playing his 300th T20 game (all formats) as captain, KKR … Read more

IPL 2021 | KKR spinners hold aces as fans await ‘Dhoni’s Magic’ in CSK one last time this season

Chennai Super Kings have three titles with five final defeats while Kolkata Knight Riders have won both their finals under Gautam Gambhir Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s astute captaincy in canary yellow will be Chennai Super Kings’ biggest weapon against a clinical Kolkata Knight Riders, whose troika of top-notch spinners promise to hold the aces in the … Read more

IPL 2021 | We will dissect what happened in last four overs, says KKR captain Morgan

Kolkata Knight Riders almost committed harakiri in what seemed like an easy run chase against Delhi Capitals in the IPL Qualifier two on Wednesday and captain Eoin Morgan said a proper postmortem of the last four overs will be done later. Chasing 136 to win, KKR were cruising at 123 for 1 in 15.5 overs … Read more

BCCI extends deadline for purchasing tender document for new IPL teams

The BCCI on Wednesday extended the deadline for purchasing the tender document for the new Indian Premier League (IPL) teams by another 10 days till October 20 and reliable sources said that the two new franchisees would not cost less than ₹3500 crore each. The Governing Council of the IPL had issued the ‘Invitation to … Read more

IPL 2021 | Emotionally great to see MS Dhoni do it, says Fleming

Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming felt M.S. Dhoni’s finishing act was ‘emotionally great’ for the side, and revealed that the skipper was determined to get the job done. “It was emotionally great for us. We wish him every time he goes out. We know the pressure that he has, an expectation that there is … Read more

Indian Premier League 2021 Qualifier 1 | Chennai wins toss, elects to bowl against Delhi

Chennai Super Kings captain M.S. Dhoni won the toss and decided to bowl first in the first qualifier during the Indian Premier League 2021 against Delhi Capitals, in Dubai on Sunday. Chennai Super Kings are playing unchanged side. After the toss, CSK captain Dhoni said “Want to bowl first because there’s a bit for the … Read more