Indian premier league 2012 Features
- Haven't measured my speed, but I am not bowling slow: Varun Aaron
Varun Aaron, considered to be genuinely quick before his back injury, played in the IPL for Delhi Daredevils in 2012 but was again troubled by his back and had to undergo surgery in March this year.
- Lalit Modi: A roller-coaster of a life
Astute, ruthlessly ambitious, and the one who aimed for the sky, Lalit Modi's eventful stint in Indian cricket firmament, with its innumerable ups and downs, truly defines the age-old saying 'life is a roller-coaster'.
- The life and times of IPL team owner Raj Kundra
His website does not register his other life-changing experience, the one that made him famous - his association with Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty, now his wife of four years. On the website, Ms Shetty is largely relegated to the photogallery.
- IPL spotfixing scandal: Farooq Abdullah calls BCCI president Srinivasan 'honourable man'
Heavyweight BCCI members see no evil, hear no evil, say no evil as beleaguered N. Srinivasan continues to hold his fort as Board chief.
- Spot-fixing scandal: BCCI members see no evil, hear no evil, say no evil as Srinivasan continues to hold his fort
Farooq Abdullah, a senior Board member representing Jammu & Kashmir, calls beleaguered BCCI supremo "honourable man" who will quit if proven guilty.
- One-third of IPL team show depends on leadership style, says study
The study by global management consultancy Hay Group has described the leadership of M S Dhoni, the skipper of Chennai Super Kings team, as "visionary and participatory".
- IPL's new find, Sanju Samson: A Viswanath in him?
Sanju is also a star on Facebook now. His timeline has a number of pictures of him in cricket gear and those of his friends - and postings by well-wishers complimenting him on his IPL showing. Sanju was signed by Kolkata Knight Riders last season, but didn't get a game. His next big break came when he was selected in India's Under-19 side for the Asia Cup.
- Timeline of cricket corruption cases
Even as Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif were not given any respite by the CAS, the ghost of cricket fixing refuses to die down.
- Full transcript of Gautam Gambhir's interview with NDTV
With the success in the Indian Premier League behind him, Gautam Gambhir talks to NDTV's Srinivasan Jain about cricket, captaincy and life away from being on the field.
- IPL: Purple haze envelops Kolkata
Like so many words in different languages around the world, the Bengali word 'hujuge' doesn't really have an accurate counterpart in English. The closest one can get is 'fadistic', a word Bengalis have coined to describe themselves.
- The IPL earns its cricket cred
On a steamy Chennai night, IPL 5 had a finish that it could not have dreamed of or prayed for, with all the good bits of an entire season coming together in symbolic representation.
- IPL wrap up: Scandals? What scandals? This was a success
The scandal-prone Indian Premier League (IPL) remains cricket's most divisive tournament, but some thrilling action in front of packed houses has put immediate doubts over its future to rest.
- Who is Manvinder Bisla?
The decision to include Manvinder Bisla in Kolkata's squad for the final match of the Indian Premier League was questioned by many. By the end of the match, his stoic knock of 89 off 48 not only justified his inclusion but took his team to the podium for the first time.
- IPL final: How Dhoni and Gambhir have shaped their sides
Gautam Gambhir, recently deposed as India vice-captain, took the chance to show he can lead a side, while MS Dhoni has stuck to the formula that has worked so well in the IPL for him.
- The madness of benching Morne Morkel
To make up for Irfan Pathan's absence, Delhi Daredevils made two changes, one of which was leaving out Morne Morkel. And that made a significant difference.
- Selfless aspect of Sachin Tendulkar comes to the fore
In an age when batsmen are known to glare and say the odd word to each other in the event of a mix up, a simple gesture from Tendulkar served everyone a reminder that the gentlemen's game still has some players left to carry on its name and legacy.
- IPL 5: Who is Ajit Chandila?
Ajit Chandila rose to prominence after securing a hat-trick for Rajasthan Royals against Pune Warriors in their Indian Premier League match in Jaipur. His feat became the first of the ongoing season.
- IPL-V's half-time report
IPL-V has seen familiar faces falter, dark horses rise, and an exciting breed of overseas talent take to the stage. Here's a