Indian Premier League 2011 News
- International cycling body sets up three-member panel to investigate doping past
The probe is expected to center on the UCI's handling of doping in the late 1990s and early 2000s, especially its links with Lance Armstrong. Much could hinge on whether Armstrong and former UCI presidents Hein Verbrugggen and Pat McQuaid agree to testify.
- Our representative 'ill-treated' at BCCI meeting: Rajasthan Cricket
Mehmood Abdi was reportedly handled roughly by security men in the hotel where BCCI's working committee meeting was scheduled to take place. Rajasthan Cricket Association wants an apology.
- Ahmed Shehzad fined 50 percent match fee for pushing Tillakaratne Dilshan
The incident happened at the end of the 19th over when Ahmed Shehzad got involved in a debate with Tillakaratne Dilshan, which ended with the former pushing the Sri Lanka opener's shoulder.
- Can't ban Lalit Modi, defiant Rajasthan tells BCCI
The BCCI had banned Lalit Modi for life on charges of financial irregularities and it was livid by his intentions of clawing back through the Rajasthan Cricket Association.
- Lalit Modi all set to fight Rajasthan Cricket Association elections
Lalit Modi's counsel Mehmood Abdi insists that there was no legal tangle and the former Indian Premier League chief was entitled to fight the elections.
- Himachal cricket body now booked for felling trees
A large number of chir pine trees have been felled by the HPCA during the construction of The Pavilion, the residential complex, an official of the state's Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau said.
- Tillakaratne Dilshan guides Sri Lanka to T20 series win vs New Zealand
Chasing 143 for a win, Sri Lanka rode Tillakaratne Dilshan's 59 not out to reach the target with 13 balls to spare. The result has kept Sri Lanka on top of T20 rankings.
- 3rd ODI: Sri Lanka beat New Zealand, draw series
The Black Caps, set a D/L target of 216 in 33 overs, were 126-6 in 25 overs when bad light ended play. The tourists should have been 162 at that stage to win.
- New Zealand-Sri Lanka first ODI called off due to rain
New Zealand were 13-1 in reply to Sri Lanka's 288-9 when heavy rain lashed the southern port city and wiped out the rest of the match. Earlier, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara and Angelo Mathews hit half-centuries to lead Sri Lanka to a big total.
- BCCI to open regional cricket Academy at Dharamsala
Anurag Thakur, who is also the BCCI joint secretary, exuded confidence that the Indian board shall granted the permission to Dharamsala as it fulfills all requirements.
- Tillakaratne Dilshan quits Test cricket with immediate effect
Dilshan led Sri Lanka in 11 tests, with one win, five draws and five losses. The highlight of his captaincy was leading his team to its first win against South Africa in South Africa.
- Tillakaratne Dilshan to retire from Test cricket
Thirty-seven-year-old Tillakaratne Dilshan will formally announce his decision in Colombo on Thursday. The all-rounder has played 87 Tests and scored 5492 runs.
- IPL has improved fitness in Indian cricket, says former physio John Gloster
When asked how the likes of Indian veterans Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid have been able to carry on for so long, Gloster said it has a lot to do with the positive environment around them.
- Tillakaratne Dilshan replaces injured Guptill in Caribbean Premier League
A broken bone rendered Martin Guptill out of the tournament but Amazon Warriors will now have the services of Tillakaratne Dilshan who joins the side at the business end of CPL.
- Tillakaratne Dilshan blitz helps Sri Lanka beat South Africa in final T20
Tillakaratne Dilshan hit an unbeaten 74 off 51 balls to help Sri Lanka retain their number one ranking in T20Is.
- 5th ODI: Sri Lanka thrash South Africa by 128 runs to win series 4-1
Opener Dilshan, who hit an unbeaten 115 in the fourth game in Pallekele on Sunday, plundered 13 boundaries before he was bowled for 99 by McLaren in the 39th over. Ajantha Mendis claimed three for 36.
- Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara lift Sri Lanka to series win vs South Africa
Dilshan returned unbeaten on 115 and Sangakkara made 91 during a record partnership of 184 runs to steer the hosts past South Africa's 238 in the 4th ODI to win the 5-match series.
- Kings XI Punjab co-owners KPH Dream Cricket get service tax notice
The Bollywood actress Preity Zinta co-owned KPH Dream Cricket has been asked to pay service tax on the services categorized under Business Support Services and manpower supply