Best IPL Moments..
IPL gave the Bollywood Drama a new meaning this year. As the cricket extravaganza came to a dramatic end on April 25, 2010, we compiled the most colourful moments this season.
IPL gave the Bollywood Drama a new meaning this year. As the cricket extravaganza came to a dramatic end on April 25, 2010, we compiled the most colourful moments of this season.
The IPL fever gripped everyone alike this season. Even Dalai Lama couldn't escape it. As the fiery tournament decided to move to Dharamshala to cool down for two of its league matches, Dalai Lama catered to his cricket loving instincts by coming for the match. (PTI Photo)
It was the turn of the Mallya scion to take the reigns of the Royal Challengers Bangalore from his father this season. Siddharth Mallya, the Prince of Good Times, gave the paparazzi lots to talk about as he was extensively linked to Bollywood diva, Deepika Padukone. (Getty Image)
Royal Challengers Bangalore had all the beauties of the tinsel town flying to the venues to support them. Katrina Kaif was spotted on numerous occasions with Siddharth Mallya. (Getty Image)
Kolkata Knight Riders mascot Hooglee kept everyone entertained on the boundary line. (Getty Image)
Preity Zinta hoped against hope but her team finished at the bottom of the IPL table. As the bollywood beauties descended on to the cricket field, the histrionics were quite conspicuous. Shilpa Shetty of Rajasthan Royals consoling Preity after her side defeated Kings XI Punjab or is she?
Tendlya unleashed his terror in almost every match to become the highest run getter of the Tournament and won the orange cap. His son made his presence felt in the Mumbai Indians camp by being there for his Daddy strongest. (Getty Image)
Their spirits did soar high indeed. Seen in ensembles designed specifically for her team, Neeta Ambani was the active Ambani this season. Taking a leaf from Preity Zinta's diary, Neeta Ambani was seen regaling with her team on all occasions. Seen here with ace bowler Harbhajan Singh. (Getty Image)
The Master Blaster's otherwise guarded family came in the limelight to extend their support and good wishes for Sachin and Mumbai Indians. The doting father shares a special moment with his little ones. (Getty Image)
It was family time for King Khan too. Star kids became a regular picture on the cricket ground. Shahrukh Khan seen here with his son Aryan and daughter Suhana. (Getty Image)
The Indian Premier League season 3 was bigger, better and bolder. As glamour met the game, there was more than just cricket that was being played. New connections being made between Shilpa Shetty of Royals and Vijay Mallya of Challengers. (Getty Image)
Sachin reiterated his iconic status yet again by comprehensively leading the Mumbai Indians to the finals of the IPL and also emerged as the most searched IPL player this season closely followed by Sourav Ganguly. Dada too was his side's Knight in shining armour. The two stars share a lighter moment.
Co-owners of the Rajasthan Royals ensured that they were present to support their side in its every encounter. Their support exuded a lot of zeal too! (Getty Image)
One of the most captivating on-field moments of the IPL 3 was the Super Over between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings. An otherwise off-colour Yuvraj Singh, shone with the bat, both during the innings as well as the Super Over to hand his side victory. (PTI Photo)
Just when we thought the tournament was advancing to its end, there were more fireworks in store. The Shashi Tharoor- Lalit Modi controversy sparked by a supposedly innocuous tweet took a leap so huge that it ended straight into Parliament. Seen here, the two in ostensibly happier times. (Getty Image)
The fire on the ground was so intense that it was rubbed on to the post match parties. 'The IPL Nights' as they were popularly called were the potent mix of cricket and bollywood peppered with lots of glamour and glitz. (Getty Image)