LISTEN: Full script of Episode 95 of Spodcast where we discuss Harmanpreet Kaur's letter to BCCI and Luka Modric's Ballon d'Or win and more
Here's the full script of Episode 95 of Spodcast where we discuss Harmanpreet Kaur's letter to BCCI and Luka Modric's Ballon d'Or win and more
IPL Auction 2018: Sunrisers Hyderabad build team with solid all-round strength; Kings XI Punjab look lopsided
Sunrisers Hyderabad executed their plans to near-perfection and walked out with a squad capable of being the title contenders once again. Kings XI Punjab, on the other hand, didn’t have any proper plan of action.
At the end of two days of hardwork, it appeared as if Royal Challengers Bangalore would give themselves a fair chance to make a run for the IPL crown while Mumbai Indians’ lead players could be tested in the long tournament.
IPL Auction 2018: Delhi Daredevils manage to tick most boxes; Kolkata Knight Riders hurt by bizarre strategy
There is no doubting that Delhi had come better prepared for this auction. They have a good all-round squad built on some explosive firepower with the bat.
Highlights, IPL Auction 2018, Day 2: KXIP buy Gayle for Rs 2 crore; Nepal's Lamichhane scripts history
Baba Indrajith at Rs 20 lakh. Unsold. Jack Wildermuth at Rs 20 lakh is also not sold.
IPL Auctions 2018: Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals play it smart as youngsters draw remarkable interest on day 1
The underlying story of the first day of the IPL Auctions 2018 was the remarkable interest in youth. They virtually elbowed out the redoubtable Chris Gayle and Mitchell Johnson out of the reckoning, at least for the day. And that’s really saying something.
There were plenty of batsmen that drew the attention on Day 1 of the IPL Auctions and here is the complete list of batsmen that were auctioned in Bengaluru
Here is the full list of bowlers who went under the hammer at the 2018 IPL Auctions in Bengaluru.
That concludes Day 1 of the IPL 2018 auctions. We had crossed the cut off time of 6 pm. There was a set left to be conducted today, but the action will now resume tomorrow from 9.30 am. We will be up and running an hour before with all the analysis of the action on Day 1 and look ahead at Day 2. Make Firstpost your first port of call for all the live updates from the action on Day 2. See you then.
ICC U-19 World Cup 2018: India's Shubham Gill, Abhishek Sharma underline batting credentials in win over Bangladesh
Shubman Gill and Abhishek Sharma have a habit of taking their team to victories together. Just as they did against Bangladesh in the quarter-final of the U-19 World Cup
Yuvraj Singh enjoyed phenomenal success in the shorter formats in the past but his awful current form has not gone unnoticed by the team owners.
IPL Auctions 2018: Bidding war expected for marquee players like Ben Stokes, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mitchell Starc
Hope and despair will walk hand in hand when some of the world cricket's biggest names go under the hammer during the two-day IPL players' auctions starting on Friday.
Not just catapulting a performer to stardom, the IPL can help resurrect careers too. Such is the reach, clout and importance of the IPL that a good showing in the tournament can impress the men who matter.
IPL Auctions 2018: From Hardik Pandya to Yuzvendra Chahal, players whose lives were transformed by the cash-rich league
The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been the stepping stone for many a cricketer to realise their dreams of playing the highest form of the game and representing their country.
With IPL 2018's auction a few days away, let's go through the five players who have the potential to be the most expensive purchase of the season.
Over the years, franchises have broken the bank to go for players of their choice. While players such as Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have lived up to their top billing, a number of players have failed to justify their prices.
A fair number of players will make their IPL auction debut this season. Some of them are hot properties in world cricket right now and are likely to attract a bidding war. Let us look at some such players.
The auctions create heroes every year and this one could be no different.