Hobart Hurricanes in Semifinals and But Cobras Perform Disastrously Against KXIP

 September 29, 2014   R K Gupta

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With Hobart Hurricanes beating Barbados Tridents in Mohali’s first match and KXIP and KKR completing their superb run, three semifinalists are already known for this year’s champions’ league. The last spot will be known on Tuesday, when Lahore Lions take on Perth Scorchers, who are already out of contention. Lahore Lions can disappoint CSK only […]

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Kings XI Show Great Batting Depth, Beat Hobart Hurricanes in Champions League

 September 19, 2014   R K Gupta

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For a while, the second part of Kings XI Punjab and Hobart Hurricanes match resembled a little bit like the first match of the Champions League. With a modest target of 145 in front of them, KXIP lost 3 wickets for 23 in the fourth over and the fourth for 51 in the eighth. With […]

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Vintage Viru And Rollicking Raina Light Up Proceedings in The Second Qualifier At Mumbai

 May 31, 2014   R K Gupta

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Before the start of the match in Mumbai last night, any team from the trio of KXIP, KKR and CSK had the possibility of winning the IPL 2014 and therefore, it was an interesting scenario of a team winning the IPL the first time, or another team repeating their one victory earlier and finally the […]

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MI’s Second Win, A Disciplined KKR Beat DD And Big Max Powers KXIP Victory Over CSK

 May 8, 2014   R K Gupta

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IPL matches on Tuesday and Wednesday were high-scoring contests. At Mumbai on Tuesday, a late charge by MI batsmen helped them log their second straight win in two matches. However, having lost the first five, it is still an uphill task for them to finish within the top four. On Wednesday, batting second at the […]

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KXIP Score Fifth Straight IPL Victory in a Low Scoring Game against RCB At Dubai On Monday

 April 29, 2014   R K Gupta

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When Kings XI Punjab won their first three matches of IPL 2014, everyone attributed their wins to the immense fire-power of Glenn Maxwell. The big-hitting Australian truly stood above the pack and single handedly made the difference. Beginning with the patient chase that KXIP launched in the face of 206-run target set by CSK in […]

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RCB’s Woeful Slump Against RR as KXIP Record Fourth Straight Win

 April 27, 2014   R K Gupta

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After coming out on tops in their first two matches, RCB took an about turn by snatching an unexpected defeat from the jaws of a certain victory against KKR on Thursday. On Saturday, the team did much worse, after being put into bat by RR, who won the toss. In the simmering Dubai heat, it […]

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Oh Boy!! KXIP’s Maxwell Fired on Al l Cylinders Yet Again to Sink Sun-risers Hyderabad

 April 23, 2014   R K Gupta

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In Tuesday night’s match played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Shikhar Dhawan won the toss for Sunrisers Hyderabad and asked Kings XI Punjab to bat first. The decision was presumably aimed at precluding the KXIP batsmen to mount their now famous herculean chases. But little did poor Dhawan know that the Big Max was ready for […]

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IPL Updates: Mumbai’s Bad Patch, KXIP and RCB Lead and CSK Thrash Delhi

 April 22, 2014   R K Gupta

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Four IPL matches were played over the last 3 days in 3 different venues at UAE. In the first two matches at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday April 19, Mumbai Indians pathetic batting display allowed Royal Challengers to record their second straight win and in the next match on the same venue, Delhi Daredevils […]

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