CSK fans want MS Dhoni back in team

Chennai Super Kings fans were on Cloud Nine after the Board of Control for Cricket in India welcomed back the two-time champions into the Indian Premier League fold on Friday. No sooner did the news break, CSK fans were already eyeing MS Dhoni back as their team’s captain from the 2018 edition.

Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals returned to the IPL fold after serving a two-year ban for corruption. A Supreme Court panel found CSK and RR team officials guilty of betting during 2013 IPL matches.

Jonty Rhodes to be appointed as fielding consultant by MCA

South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes is set to be hired by Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) as their fielding consultant, says reports.
"The process of his appointment is in the final stage," said a top MCA official. Rhodes is regarded as the best fielder to have played the game.

Dravid resigns as Delhi Daredevils’ mentor

Former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid on Friday stepped down as the mentor of Delhi Daredevils. Dravid had joined the franchise in the 9th edition of the IPL. Earlier today, Dravid was appointed as the head coach of India A and Under-19 teams.

BCCI planning to organise 'Mini IPL': Rajeev Shukla

Senior BCCI official Rajeev Shukla has confrimed that BCCI is planning to organise a mini-version of the Indian Premier League. He said the tournament may be organised in UAE. Dubai had hosted the first leg of IPL 7 due to the 2014 general elections in India.

Rahul Dravid to end his IPL association

Former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid will soon end his association with the Indian Premier League (IPL). Dravid also coaches the India A and India U-19 sides. Decision comes after noted historian Ramachandra Guha pointed out Dravid's dual roles.

VIVO will continue to be the IPL title sponsor for the next five years

Chinese mobile manufacturers VIVO have retained the title sponsorship rights of the Indian Premier League for the next five years [2018-2022]. VIVO bid for INR 2199 Crores, a 554% increase from their previous contract to stave off competition from other suitors.
The bids were held in Mumbai on Tuesday, where all the parties were present along with IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla and BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary.

IPL 2017 Best knocks Chris Lynn

Fans in India over the years have got used to the 'Gayle storm' but in the tenth edition of the IPL, they got introduced to 'Lynnsanity'. After putting up some dominating performances in the Big Bash, Lynn turned up for Kolkata Knight Riders and lit up the IPL in his side's first game of the tournament. Opening the innings, he made light work of the 184-run target set by Gujarat Lions.
The bowlers simply couldn't find a place to hide as the Australian smashed them all over the park and ended up with an unbeaten 93 off just 41 deliveries as Knight Rider won with more than five overs to spare with all their wickets intact. Chris Lynn (93 NOT OUT off 41 balls) vs Gujarat Lions.