IPL 2020 Auction: Kolkata Knight Riders must prioritise sense over flair to find top-order balance, build strong bowling core
On numerous occasions in the previous edition of the IPL, the misfiring Kolkata Knight Riders top-order was masked by the raw power and belligerence of Andre Russell and the composure of Dinesh Karthik
List of the unknown cricketers who became overnight millionaires at IPL auction 2019 in Jaipur.
IPL Auction 2019: Mumbai Indians' latest recruit Rasikh Salam Dar has become the new poster boy of Kashmir
Cricket has often provided the solace and a healing balm in the troubled valley. Hopefully Rashik’s emergence will provide inspiration for other youngsters in the region to take up the sport more seriously.
IPL Auction 2019: Hugh Edmeades says he's still friends with Richard Madley, Jaipur event gave him responsibility like never before
In an exclusive interview with Firstpost, Hugh Edmeades sheds light on his relation with former IPL auctioneer Richard Madley, as well as the challenge of conducting an event he had no prior experience of.
IPL Auction 2019: Prayas Ray Barman spins a magic yarn to become league's youngest crorepati after being bought by RCB
Prayas Ray Barman, with his towering frame of six feet one inch, has caught the eye of the talent scouts because of his ability to land deliveries with immaculate precision and extracting bounce.
IPL Auction 2019: Mumbai's Shivam Dube rewarded for all-round heroics in Ranji Trophy with Rs 5 crore RCB contract
Just a day before the IPL auction, Mumbai all-rounder Shivam Dube whacked Baroda spinner Swapnil Singh for five sixes in as many balls in their Ranji Trophy tie and his batting prowess did not go unnoticed during the auction.
IPL Auction 2019: Royal Challengers Bangalore go all out to fix middle-order issues; Kings XI Punjab spend big on Indian players
Here's a look at how Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) fared in their shopping spree during IPL auction 2019.
IPL Auction 2019: Millionaire mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy will have to keep his feet grounded as he seeks greater recognition
Varun Chakravarthy will get the opportunity to bowl alongside and learn from the seasoned Ravichandran Ashwin in the IPL, but he will have to make an impact quickly in what can be a ruthlessly competitive environment.
IPL Auction 2019: Kolkata Knight Riders plug loopholes with strategic picks; Rajasthan Royals spend big on pacers
Here's a look at how Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) fared in their shopping spree during IPL auction 2019.
IPL Auction 2019: With RCB bolstering middle order, SRH getting replacement opener, franchises plug gaps with targeted buys
While ponderables such as premature withdrawal of players, shifting of IPL, etc could play a major role, the franchises would like to believe they have all angles covered, gaps filled and are primed to grab the championship.
IPL Auction 2019 number cruncher: Varun Chakravarthy hits jackpot, Yuvraj Singh suffers drastic fall, Windies players in demand and more
The IPL auction 2019 sprung more surprises on a day when unknowns turned millionaires and veterans went unsold. We bring you IPL auction 2019 in numbers.
IPL Auction 2019: Delhi Capitals give coach Ricky Ponting a competitive squad; SRH shop little but smart
Delhi Capitals spent Rs 11.4 crore in securing two of the eight most expensive buys in the auction while the Sunrisers, safe with nearly the entire set of players who took them to the final last season, spent just Rs 4.4 crore with a very focused and limited shopping plan.
IPL Auction 2019: Chennai Super Kings strengthen pace-bowling unit; Mumbai Indians bring back right balance
Here's a look at how Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) fared in their shopping spree during IPL auction 2019.
IPL Auction 2019: Royal Challengers Bangalore's Rs 1.5 crore buy Prayas Ray Barman excited to share dressing room with Virat Kohli
Prayas Ray Barman, who was Bengal's top wicket-taker in his debut season in the Vijay Hazare Trophy never thought he would be picked at such a price.
IPL Auction 2019: Jammu and Kashmir cricketer Rasikh Salaam Dar bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 20 lakh
Rasikh Salaam Dar, who made his List A debut in Vijay Hazare trophy this year, had attended Mumbai Indians trials in October.
IPL Auction 2019: Teenagers Prabh Simran Singh, Prayas Ray Barman fetch crores; Dale Steyn goes unsold
Prabh Simran, all of 18, was taken by Preity Zinta owned Kings XI Punjab for Rs 4.80 crore while Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore shelled out Rs 1.5 crore for 16-year-old Barman, who is an all-rounder from Bengal.
IPL 2019: Acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary says BCCI trying to ensure all T20 league games take place in India
The dates and venues of the IPL are not announced yet as the BCCI is awaiting the schedule of the 2019 general elections which could clash with the T20 league.
Here's the full list of sold and unsold players at the 2019 IPL player's auction.
IPL Auction 2019: Uncapped Varun Chakravarthy emerges as top buy; Yuvraj Singh finds last-minute suitor
Varun Chakravarthy, with a base price of Rs 20 lakh, went to IPL side Kings XI Punjab after a bidding war that also involved Delhi Capitals, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals.
There were no takers for 37-year-old Yuvraj Singh, who was a sought after player in the IPL for a long time and during his prime, attracted a Rs 16 crore bid.