BCCI issued a statement saying that an agreement has been reached by the Governing Council of CLT20 to discontinue the tournament with immediate effect
Asked about the image of CSK being hit post the verdict, the official replied: "That is right (image has taken a hit) but anyhow we will have to find out how best we can comeback."
Hailing the IPL as a top-class tournament, hard-hitting West Indian batsman Chris Gayle has credited the cash-rich Twenty20 annual event for Indian cricket's rise in different formats of the game.
This is a list – entirely subjective – of the players who let their team down this IPL season with insipid performances.
Firstpost picks the Best XI from the 2015 IPL.
Fans just want to be entertained and the IPL's raison d’etre has always been to entertain.
Neeta Ambani hosted a party for her franchise which emerged triumphant in IPL 8 against all early odds.
"You can see the growth in Rohit Sharma especially in the last part of the tournament where he has had to take some tough decisions," Ricky Ponting said.
Harbhajan says that when Lasith Malinga and Mitchell McClenaghan combined to pick 7 wickets against SRH, that performance triggered a hot-streak of 9 wins in their last 10 games.
the Mumbai crowd surely knows how to welcome its stars in style and made sure this was a night to remember - for them and for the players.
BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said that the national selection committee is keeping a close tab on the young Indian talent as they have visited multiple venues to get an idea about the upcoming performers during the latest edition of IPL.
As Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma held the Indian Premier League (IPL) trophy aloft on a Sunday night sky filled with fireworks, one could very well fathom from the roar of the crowd the undeniable love that one of the world's most iconic venues has for this man.
At the half-way stage of the 2015 IPL, Mumbai was tied for last and were far from being the best team in the tournament. Yet they never stopped believing they could turn their season around.
Chennai lost this final to Mumbai Indians – by a comfortable margin of 41 runs – because they made it to the final without ever testing a ‘Plan B.’
Asked if the decision of CSK skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to bowl first was a defensive one, Fleming said it was a collective decision.
"We stepped together, worked hard, executed our plans. It was about how we stayed together during tough times," Tendulkar said.
Dhoni also attributed the second over bowled by Mohit Shrama to be a key factor wherein CSK conceded the momentum to Mumbai Indians
Mumbai defeated Chennai Super Kings by 41 runs in the final at the Eden Gardens on Sunday to be crowned as Champions.
It was Chennai's 6th appearance in an IPL final and Mumbai's third. Chennai had the experience, and the reputation of coming through in crunch games. However, Mumbai were the form team.
“I am not sure about playing but may be one of those mentor roles would work, I reckon,” Warne told the IPL commentary panel during a live-chat today.