Saturday, April 6, 2013

Sun rises in Hyderabad - Interesting facts n stats - IPL T20-2013 ( Day-4 )

Day - 4 , 06-04-2013

Today's Matches 

Match no : 4
Delhi Daredevils vs Rajasthan Royals @ 4:00 PM
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Match no : 5
Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians  @ 8:00 PM
M A Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

  • Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Pune Warriors India by 22 runs in a low scoring match held at Hyderabad. Both Dale Steyn and Amit Mishra of Sunrisers bagged 3 wickets each but the man of the match was awarded to Amit Mishra for bagging the top order crucial wickets.

  • In the previous match, Chris Gayle received Man of the match award for the 13th time, which is the highest in the history of IPL. Yusuf Pathan is in the second place  with 12 Man of the match awards.

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  • The winner of First IPL tournament, Rajasthan Royals could not continue their winning streak in the subsequent tournaments. Rajasthan is going to play their first match of this tournament against Delhi today.

  • Rajasthan Royals holds the record for scoring lowest total in an IPL match. In the match against RCB in 2009, RR managed to score only 58 runs. 

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  • Two time Champions and two time  runner-ups, Chennai Super Kings are going to play their first match of this tournament against One time runner-up Mumbai Indians.

  • Chennai Super Kings have won 47 out of 82 matches they have played in IPL with an winning percentage of 59.37 which is the highest compared to any other team.

  • Chennai Super kings hold the record for scoring the highest total in an IPL match. They scored 246 for 5 wickets against Rajasthan Royals in 2010. 

  • The T20 specialist batsman of Indian cricket team and the backbone of Chennai Super kings, Suresh Raina holds the record for scoring most runs in IPL. Raina has scored total 2254 runs from 81 matches with an average of 33.64. Gautam Gambhir of KKR is in the second place with 2106 runs.

Friday, April 5, 2013

Interesting facts - IPL T20-2013 ( Day-3 )

Day - 3 , 05-04-2013

Today's Match:

Match no : 3

Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Pune Warriors India  @ 8.00 PM
Rajiv Gandhi Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad

  • RCB beat MI by just 2 runs in the 2nd match of the tournament held yesterday, which witnessed numerous thrilling moments at the end. 

  • Chris Gayle continued his amazing batting form from the last IPL season and scored a match winning 92 runs in just 58 balls which included 11 boundaries and 5 massive sixes. 

  • The emerging cricketer from Gujarat, Jasprit Bumrah made a debut for the MI and showed his nerves with amazing bowling which scalped 3 wickets. The 19 year old bowler had all praise from the cricket experts.


  • Sunrise Hyderabad is replacing Deccan Chargers in this season. Sun TV Network owned this Hyderabad team has retained majority of the players from Deccan Chargers including skipper Kumar Sangakkara. 

  • The last place holder of 2012 IPL season Pune Warriors India is going to face the newly joined Sunrise Hyderabad. Wicket keeper and specialist batsman Robin Uttappa is the highest paid cricketer of Pune Warriors India as per the contract signed in 2011.

  • 25 years old Angelo Mathews who is also the captain of Srilankan Test and ODI teams is going to lead Pune Warriors India in this season. The talented all rounder initially represented KKR in IPL and later missed the 2011 edition due to injuries.

  • After his successful victory in the fight against cancer, Yuvaraj Singh who has missed the IPL season 2012, is keen on making a strong come back this time. The wonder boy and an integral member of Indian cricket team, Yuvaraj Singh has scored a total of 1237 runs and has taken 23 wickets so far in the IPL matches

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Interesting facts - IPL T20-2013 ( Day-2 )

Day - 2 , 04-04-2013

Todays Match : RCB  VS  MI @ 8.00 PM
Venue - Bangalore

  • KKR beats DD in the inaugural match held at Kolkata.  Sunil Narine was the Man of the match with a fantastic bowling figures of 4-0-13-4.  This is the 3rd time Sunil Narine taking 4 or more wicket in an IPL match.

  • Both the Skippers Mahela Jayawardhana & Gautam Gambhir were the leading run getters for their respective teams.

  • Under 19 captain of India, Unmukth Chand was out in the very first ball of the match. In the IPL matches held so far this is the 13th time a batsman is out in the first ball of the match.

  • RCB key player Chris Gayle is having the batting average of 50.69, being the most by any batsman in IPL. He bagged the Orange cap in the 2012 season by scoring total 733 runs which included 59 sixes.

  • Virat Kohli will be leading RCB as a captain for the first time. Kohli has scored 364 runs in the 2012 season with 2 half centuries.

  • Lasith Malinga the 3rd highest wicket taker in the 2012 season will not be playing today's match due to sore back.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Jwala Gutta all set to rock the big screen

Ace badminton player Jwala Gutta who has won National Badminton Championship for a number of times is all set to rock the big screen with her dancing skills. The beautiful sportswomen has done a special song for the upcoming Tamil movie "Gunde Jari Gallanthayyidhe"