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Star India ‘bags’ IPL media rights for staggering $2.55b – Sony also bid for TV rights

MUMBAI, Sept 4, (RTRS): Star India will pay a staggering 163.48 billion rupees ($2.55 billion) for the television and digital rights of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next five years, the country’s cricket board announced on Monday. Sony, the only other bidder for the television rights of the …

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Kolkata demolish Bangalore by 6 wkts – Narine’s 15-ball 50 equals IPL record

MOHALI, India, May 8, (AP): Sunil Narine smashed a half-century off only 15 balls to equal the fastest 50 in the Indian Premier League as Kolkata Knight Riders demolished Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets on Sunday. Narine hit West Indies teammate Samuel Badree for three successive sixes and a …

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Mumbai achieve record IPL margin win over Delhi – Daredevils slump to their seventh loss

NEW DELHI, May 7, (AFP): West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons led Mumbai Indians to a 146-run win over hosts Delhi Daredevils as the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament witnessed its biggest-ever victory margin on Saturday. Simmons, who was playing his first game of the IPL season, smashed a 43-ball 66 …

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Delhi Daredevils trounce Sunrisers by 6 wkts in IPL – Anderson scores unbeaten 41 off 24 balls

NEW DELHI, May 3, (AP): Delhi Daredevils broke their five-match losing streak in style on Tuesday with a six-wicket win against defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. Daredevils’ third victory in the tournament lifted them from the bottom of the eight-team table to the No. 6 spot …

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Etihad Airways teams up with Mumbai Indians for Vivo IPL 2017

MUMBAI, India, April 6: Etihad Airways has once again teamed up with Mumbai Indians for the 10th edition of the Vivo Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 cricket tournament that began this week. The Abu Dhabi-based airline is lending its support for the fourth year running to one of the most …

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BCCI opens tender bids for IPL broadcast rights

NEW DELHI, Sept 18, (AFP): India’s cricket board on Sunday opened the tender process for allocating broadcast rights of the cash-rich Indian Premier League in the hope of securing billions of dollars. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the designated rights would be a 10-year period …

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Warner lauds Hyderabad after maiden IPL win – IPL corruption-free, says chairman

BANGALORE, India, May 30, (AFP): Captain David Warner hailed Sunrisers Hyderabad for staying cool in the heat of an Indian Premier League final to claim their maiden title at the home of opponents Royal Challengers Bangalore. Hyderabad, defending 208 to win at M. Chinnaswamy stadium, survived a deadly opening blitz …

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Warner, Sunrisers beat Bangalore in IPL final – 8-run victory

BANGALORE, India, May 29, (AFP): Skipper David Warner’s sparkling half century helped Sunrisers Hyderabad survive a punishing blitz by Chris Gayle to edge out Royal Challengers Bangalore by eight runs in the Indian Premier League final on Sunday. Defending 208 to claim their maiden IPL title, Hyderabad restricted Virat Kohli’s …

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IPL set to ease T20 heartache – Stokes ready

NEW DELHI, April 8, (AFP): The glitzy Indian Premier League (IPL) starts Saturday, helping to ease the heartache of millions of fans following India’s failure to win the World Twenty20 on home soil this month. India’s short-form extravaganza, famous for its fireworks and dancing cheerleaders as well as unwanted corruption …

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