India news

Title sponsor ends IPL association

DLF Ltd, India's largest real estate firm, has decided not to renew its title sponsorship of the IPL, ending its five-year association with the tournament

ESPNcricinfo staff

IPL news

'Franchises, not BCCI, should control players'

Gautam Gambhir has urged franchises to do more to discipline players, saying the BCCI can't be held responsible for players' off-field behaviour during the IPL

ESPNcricinfo staff

Bangladesh news

Shakib happy with IPL outcome

Shakib Al Hasan, the Bangladesh allrounder, has had only one day at home to sleep off the delirium of the Kolkata Knight Riders' maiden IPL triumph - he will play club cricket in Dhaka from Thursday - but he is not complaining

ESPNcricinfo staff

IPL 2012

Kolkata celebrates KKR's victory

Tens of thousands of people turned out on the streets of Kolkata on Tuesday to receive the Kolkata Knight Riders team, returning home as IPL winners

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Chennai v Kolkata, IPL 2012, final, Chennai

'Didn't expect Bisla onslaught' - Fleming

Stephen Fleming, the Chennai Super Kings coach, has said Manvinder Bisla's assault in Kolkata Knight Riders' successful chase of 191 was unexpected

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Kolkata v Chennai, IPL 2012, final, Chennai

We did it for Balaji - Gambhir

Manvinder Bisla, Man of the Match in the final, played the game only because Kolkata Knight Riders were forced to rejig their combination after L Balaji was injured