Kohli also wanted to change so that he and his teams could compete with the best sides. The efforts paid off at individual as well as team level. The year 2013 onwards, Kohli became the first Indian batsman to hit seven Test double hundreds, topped the RCB batting charts in 2016, was the Player of the tournament at the World T20 that year. Further on, he led India from No. 7 in the Test rankings to No. 1. An ICC Trophy still eludes Kohli but he is just about 32. Considering Sachin Tendulkar played until 40, Kohli has many years ahead of him. … [Read more...] about Zen Kohli’s learnings from IPL University
The company, which now operates under 'Vi' brand name has acquired the co-sponsorship rights of the live broadcast of T-20 premier league which will be held in Abu Dhabi, the UAE, and telecast on the Star Sports network, Vodafone Idea (VIL) said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Vodafone Idea becomes co-presenting sponsor of Dream11 IPL 2020
In its bid to boost subscription numbers for its streaming platform Disney+ Hotstar, Star India is looking to take the bull by its horns. Betting on the massive popularity of the Indian Premier League (IPL), it has made annual subscription plans mandatory for those looking forward to catch the live action on their handsets or laptops. … [Read more...] about IPL 2020: Can Disney+ Hotstar’s bold subscription bet offset any advertising revenue dip?
Khan was part of the Trinbago Knight Riders' squad which remained unbeaten on the way to their Caribbean Premier League (CPL) title win on September 10. He picked up eight wickets from as many matches with an economy rate of 7.43. He was on KKR's radar last season as well but no deal could be worked out. … [Read more...] about IPL 2020: Ali Khan set to become first player from United States to feature in IPL
His sentiment was echoed by Kolkata Knight Riders’ Chief Executive Officer Venky Mysore who told espncricinfo.com: “Yes, I read that, and I agree with him. Like Kumble, Mysore, too, has emphasised that it is only a matter of time before there are more Indian head coaches in the IPL. Sometimes we forget this is a very young league, we're only into the 13th year," Mysore said. "Until India won the championship [T20 World Cup] in 2007, it [the T20 format] hadn't caught the imagination of the public. Foreigners have had more experience playing the format, and because they're allowed to go and play in the other leagues, there's a certain experience they bring with it. I don't see any reason why head coaches can't be Indian. It's just a matter of time and I'd love to see that." … [Read more...] about Why are there so few Indian coaches in IPL — former cricketers, experts take strike