Category Archive: IPL

May 27

Muscular Mumbai finally get over the line

Over the past 5 years, Mumbai Indians have consistently proved that even in a money driven tournament, rich teams can fritter away inherent advantages. This year again one got to see the money might of MI. However, with a resolute display in the finals today, the IPL trophy finally finds its way into their cabinet. …

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May 25

Obdurate Royals go down to Mumbai in a thriller

Mumbai Indians diatribed their way into the finals by defeating a spirited Rajasthan Royals side here on the lush Eden Gardens of Kolkata on Friday. They, thus, have set themselves up for a cracker of a match against arguably the deserving champions of this edition of IPL, the Chennai super kings. Chasing a stiff target …

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May 24

SRH – IPL 2013 Season Review

For all the “T20 is a batsman’s game” argument, have a look at the SunRisers this season. I think of the batman-superman analogy when people argue if SRH deserves the top 4 spot this season. Having no glamour players barring Dale Steyn and the weakest batting lineup on paper, the Sunrisers have surely surprised many …

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May 17

Spot Fixing: If it’s predictable it’s not a Sport!

Two twin brothers born along with cricket when IPL started are bollywood-style entertainment and controversy. Every edition of the IPL has had a fair share of these two aspects apart from the cricket. The latest one in a series of controversies is probably the most dangerous one to plague, sport-fixing. And one of the perpetrators, …

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May 13

An endearing campaign that marches gallantly towards the crown

Rajasthan Royals with their non violence coated sublime brand of cricket have comprehensively sealed a spot in the final four. Their next target which is to be in the top two looks in hand given the current state of affairs. Not many gave the Royals much of a chance before IPL began. The common expectation …

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