The leak of IB's report comes as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new administration seeks way to restore economic growth that has fallen to below 5 percent, choking off investment and jobs for millions of youth entering the workforce.<br />
Having failed to make the playoffs since the 2008 – the IPL’s first season – the assembling of the new team has largely been credited to the new coach Sanjay Bangar.
Mitra had announced earlier that unused tickets of the 14 May match between KKR and Mumbai Indians would be used as passes to witness SRK and his team's victory lap.
When Corey Anderson dismembers a bowling line-up or when Tambe takes a hat-trick, appreciate the talent on display and don’t just question the integrity of the opposition.
The win over Kings XI Punjab in the final was Kolkata Knight Riders' ninth in a row — a remarkable turnaround since their loss to Rajasthan Royals when Pravin Tambe took a fantastic hat-trick on 5 May.
Those that tried but failed, that came but did not conquer in IPL 7. Batsmen who struggled to score runs, bowlers who struggled to take wickets and some that struggled to do both.
All the best quotes from the seventh edition of the IPL.
This list seeks to reward consistency over one-off performances.
Narine (1/46) was not exactly at his best in the summit clash but ended up as the tournament's second highest wicket-taker -- 21 scalps.
Here are all the scenes of celebration as KKR beat Kings XI to win their second IPL title in three years.
With his 660 runs at an average of 44 and a strike-rate of 137.78, Uthappa went past the more talked about Glenn Maxwell and Dwayne Smith to end up with the Orange Cap.
The final was a match where the big stars failed, and the role players all came to the party; a match where surprise was the new normal.
Pandey said the IPL trophy was the major domestic title that was missing from his cabinet.
"I dedicate this win to my little child Abram and the hard work done by Gautam and his team. Thank you Bengaluru and thank you IPL", he said.
Wriddhiman Saha celebrated his selection for India’s tours of Bangladesh and England later this month with a brutal century, the first in an IPL final, to lift Kings XI Punjab to 199 for 4.
The explosive trio of Miller-Maxwell-Bailey managed to collectively score just two runs while the in-form Robin Uthappa also failed — scoring just five runs.
An elated Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir today said that the triumph was even sweeter as not many people gave them a chance after the first seven matches in IPL this year.
Unlike Kolkata, who have won the title once before, Punjab have never been a part of the finals.
In Glenn Maxwell, David Miller and Virender Sehwag, Kings XI Punjab have the three of the biggest and baddest hitters in this IPL, but it won't phase Narine.