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Now that IPL 2012 is over, the franchisees will have a long 10 months to overcome the deficiencies and also analyze what went wrong with whom. Here’s a look at all the nine franchisees
Kolkata Knight Riders
Throughout the tournament, the side had only one problem – what if Gambhir gets out early. The problem was more than sorted in the final match. Another slight problem would be the form of Brendan McCullum which really will not take long to come back. There…Continue
Like every year, the IPL 2012 was marred with controversies. Given the hype behind the event, it is impossible to dis-associate it from negative publicity.
Shakib Al Hasan is only the second Bangladeshi cricketer to be a part of the playing XI after Mortaza. Mortaza too, co-incidently, was part of the Kolkata Knight Riders. Bangladeshis are quite popular in Bengal owing to the closeness and similarity to it. He has been a constant feature in Kolkata’s line up and performed quite effectively.
Today, he batted quite well stealing the singles and scoring the big shots with ease on a difficult pitch to bat on. He came in at a difficult time…Continue
Kolkata’s spinners produced an exceptional performance with the ball and restricted Pune Warriors India to 102 in their 20 overs. Batting first, Kolkata managed just 136 of their allotted 20 overs. This was a low target considering the required run rate. But Pune maintained their consistency and lost regular wickets to post just 102 for the loss of 8 wickets. Sourav Ganguly’s last IPL match demanded a more stellar performance from him but he couldn’t do better than any of the other batsmen…Continue