Tag: Kings XI Punjab

Highest Run Chases in IPL history
Post

Highest Run Chases in IPL history

Nerves held, plans in place, bowler targeted, shots executed, one brilliance trumping the other. Chasing is as difficult an art in Cricket as like any other. It doesn’t get over until it is actually done, 2 to get from 2 balls may have three possible results. From individual brilliance to well thought out strategies and...

IPL 2017: Kings XI Punjab Squad Analysis
Post

IPL 2017: Kings XI Punjab Squad Analysis

The team entering into IPL 10 with its 10th skipper Glenn Maxwell, Kings XI Punjab has been one of those sides that have mostly faced disappointment throughout, except the 2014 edition when they had an amazing run with Bailey as their captain. With Murali Vijay injured, they had very limited options whether to go back...

Case Study: How IPL franchises make money?
Post

Case Study: How IPL franchises make money?

Running a franchise in the Indian Premier League is no easy job, considering the amount of money required to sustain themselves in the cash-rich league. Winning a title is important, but that isn’t all the franchises are focussed on. In an article spanning about a topic that is seldom heard of, in cricketing circles of...

In a Nutshell: IPL 2015
Post

In a Nutshell: IPL 2015

The eighth edition of the Indian Premier league became history last night as Mumbai Indians won their second IPL crown when they defeated Chennai Super Kings by 41 runs in the Finals at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. With this win, Mumbai Indians have equalled Chennai Super Kings’ and Kolkata Knight Riders’ record of two IPL...

IPL 2015 Forgotten XI
Post

IPL 2015 Forgotten XI

The IPL has served as a grand stage for the players to perform, grab the limelight and sometimes get a ticket to their national teams. However, there are few players who have stayed in the spotlight for a while and later vanished into the darkness. How will an IPL XI look if we form a team...

How IPL Fair Play Award points are given?
Post

How IPL Fair Play Award points are given?

Ever wondered how the points for the IPL Fair Play Award are calculated? Or ever wondered how Chennai Super Kings manages to win it almost every single time despite the controversies surrounding them? Here are the answers from Sportwalk. Back in 2008, IPL along with their official partners Kingfisher introduced the ‘Kingfisher IPL Fair Play Award’ which was...

Players whom IPL franchises would love to have back [Part-1]
Post

Players whom IPL franchises would love to have back [Part-1]

When Albie Morkel was battling it all alone at Chepauk a few days ago, the fresh memories of him winning an IPL game for Chennai Super Kings against Royal Challengers Bangalore scoring 28 runs off a single over rushed back. IPL has a structure where the franchises see their players playing against them the very next...