The Indian Premier League is a treat for cricket lovers. Even those not too fond of the sport or the format do mostly take notice of the event at some point or the other. Here is presenting a few candid shots from the tournament, images that you may have missed in the heat of cricketing action.
Rameez Raja and Kris Srikkanth share a joke as they have a bit of a laugh in the sidelines. (BCCI image)
"Just won't let you take that single off my bowling!"
Pune's Yuvraj (left) jokes with Mumbai Indians' Harbhajan Singh during the course of their match at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium. (BCCI image)
The Indian Premier League is a treat for cricket lovers. Even those not too fond of the sport or the format do mostly take note of the event at some point or the other. Here is presenting a few candid shots from the tournament, images that you may have missed in the heat of cricketing action.
Chennai skipper has a bewildered look on his face as Danny Morrison seems to be at his verbal best here. (BCCI image)
Looks like Punjab's rather dismal performance has even had co-owner Preity Zinta prefers reading a book at times, at the stadium! Just speculation of course. (BCCI image)
No such problems for Mumbai Indians' Nita Ambani who is seen here congratulating Harbhajan Singh. (BCCI image)
A jovial relationship between players and team owners is as important as that between the players on the field.
Ishant Sharma of Sunrisers Hyderabad is seen here sharing a light moment with his senior pace partner Dale Steyn. (BCCI image)
Some men don't need much support though. Chris Gayle is one such one-man army. His statue at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium perhaps shows that he will be playing for RCB in several editions to come. (BCCI image)
Continuing with RCB, here is a caricature of the prolific and well-known stars of the team. (BCCI image)
While we concentrate on players, let's not forget the cheergirls.
Some of the cheergirls at the boundary rope are so fit and enthusiastic that they can challenge the fittest of players in a battle of agility. (BCCI image)
While not batting, Murali Vijay can be quite a photographer.
Seen here trying his hand at taking shots of things outside the playing field. (BCCI image)
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|6||kings xi punjab||16||8||8||16|
|7||kolkata knight riders||16||6||10||12|
|8||pune warriors india||16||4||12||8|
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The partners could face the consequences for the team's 3-1 loss to England.
Serena Williams performed "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend".