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IPL 2024 Prize Money

IPL 2024 Prize Money: KKR Get Rs 20 Crore, SRH Rs 12.5 Crore. RR And RCB Earned

  • May 27, 2024
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The organisers reserved a total of INR 46.5 crore for the IPL 2024 season. Here’s the full list of award winners and prize money.The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 concluded on an extraordinary note, with the Kolkata Knight Riders clinching their third title while the Sunrisers Hyderabad settled for the runners-up medal. With the win, KKR bagged a whopping prize money of INR 20 crore, while SRH received INR 12.5 crore. The total prize money IPL reserved for the occasion was INR 46.5 crore, which wasn’t only distributed among the winners and runners-up.Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore, who finished 3rd and 4th in the points table respectively, also took home a fair amount of prize money. Sanju Samson’s side received INR 7 crore for finishing third while Faf du Plessis’ team got INR 6.5 crore.RCB’s talisman Virat Kohli won the Orange Cap, while the Purple Cap went to Punjab Kings pacer Harshal Patel. Both received prize money of INR 10 lakh each for their accomplishments this season.Kohli scored 741 runs in 15 matches at an average of 61.75, with a century and five fifties. His best score was 113* and his strike rate stood at 154.69, the highest it has ever been for Kohli in a single IPL season.The crafty pacer concluded the tournament with 24 wickets in 14 matches at an economy of 9.73 and an average of 19.87.Sunrisers' Nitish Kumar Reddy was named the Emerging Player of the Season for his all-round show while KKR veteran Suil Narine got the Most Valuable Player of the Year award.Full List Of Prize Winners In IPL 2024:Orange Cap: Virat Kohli - 741 runs (Rs 10 lakh)Purple Cap: Harshal Patel - 24 wickets (Rs 10 lakh)Most Valuable Player of the season: Sunil Narine (Rs 12 lakh)Ultimate Fantasy Player of The Season: Sunil NarineMost 4s: Travis Head (64)Most 6s: Abhishek Sharma (42)Striker of the season: Jake Fraser-McGurk (234.04)Emerging Player of the season: Nitish Kumar Reddy (Rs 20 lakh)Catch Of The Season: Ramandeep SinghFair Play Award: SRHPitch and ground award: Hyderabad Cricket AssociationListen to the latest songs, only on JioSaavn.comRunners-up award: SRHWinners: KKR

Faf Du Plessis explains the reason for RCB's defeat against RR during the IPL 2024

Faf Du Plessis explains the reason for RCB's defeat against RR during the IPL 2024

  • May 23, 2024
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RCB missed the opportunity to reach the IPL finals following a loss in the eliminator match against Rajasthan Royals. Faf Du Plessis said that the pitch and impact player rule caused RCB to lose by 20 runs.After staging a remarkable comeback in the league phase of the tournament, RCB missed out on a chance to reach the IPL final after losing the eliminator against Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday. Soon after the defeat, RCB captain Faf Du Plessis spoke out about some of the reasons that led to his team's loss in the eliminator.Speaking to the broadcasters after the match, Du Plessis said, “Batting first, it can be tough because the ball is sticking into the surface. You're thinking 190. But if you lose a couple of wickets then the problem starts."Du Plessis also said that while 180 was a par score on the "very slow" Narendra Modi Stadium pitch, the presence of dew in the second innings and the impact player rule meant that RCB ended up at least 20 runs short.He said, "With the dew coming, we felt we were short with the bat. Did think we were 20 runs shy of what was a good score. Credit to the boys - they fought really well. That's all you can ask for. If you look at naturally assessing the pitch and conditions, you would say it's a 180 pitch because it was swinging upfront and was quite slow,""But what we found out this season is with obviously the extra batter and the longer batting line-ups because of the super sub [Impact Player], your par scores are really not what they used to be, especially if there's dew. So we knew we needed a little bit more in terms of a score to challenge them." the RCB skipper added.Rajasthan Royals beat Royal Challengers Bengaluru, move to qualifier 2:After a shaky start, RCB posted 172/8 in their allotted 20 overs thanks to a quickfire knock from Mahipal Lomror and a cameo from Swapnil Singh. In reply, RR faltered a little in the middle overs but eventually managed to get back into the game through the partnership of Riyan Parag and Shimron Hetmeyer.Also Read: Everything you need to know about the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024

Indian Cricket Birthday List

Indian Cricket Birthday List

  • May 21, 2024
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Indian cricketers are celebrated figures in the country, and their birthdays are often marked by fans and media alike. These occasions provide an opportunity for fans to reflect on the players' contributions to the game and to Indian cricket, and to wish them well in their future endeavors. Birthdays are a special time for fans and followers to show their love and support for their favorite players.Here is a list of Indian cricket players' birthdays.PlayerBirthdaySachin Tendulkar24 April 1973Virat Kohli5 November 1988MS Dhoni7 July 1981Rohit Sharma30 April 1987Yuvraj Singh12 December 1981Virender Sehwag20 October 1978Sourav Ganguly8 July 1972Rahul Dravid11 January 1973Anil Kumble17 October 1970Harbhajan Singh3 July 1980Ravichandran Ashwin17 September 1986Rishabh Pant4 October 1997Jasprit Bumrah6 December 1993Shikhar Dhawan5 December 1985Hardik Pandya11 October 1993KL Rahul18 April 1992Mohammed Shami3 September 1990Bhuvneshwar Kumar5 February 1990Dinesh Karthik1 June 1985Ravindra Jadeja6 December 1988Kuldeep Yadav14 December 1994Yuzvendra Chahal23 July 1990Mohammed Siraj2 February 1993Navdeep Saini23 February 1992Prithvi Shaw9 November 1999Shubman Gill8 September 1999Ishan Kishan18 July 1998Suryakumar Yadav14 September 1989Washington Sundar5 October 1999T Natarajan27 May 1991Shardul Thakur16 October 1991Deepak Chahar7 August 1992Axar Patel20 January 1994Krunal Pandya24 March 1991Rahul Tewatia11 September 1991Varun Chakravarthy14 November 1991Nitish Rana14 February 1993Sanju Samson11 November 1994Hanuma Vihari3 October 1991Kedar Jadhav26 March 1985Umesh Yadav25 October 1987Wriddhiman Saha24 October 1984Cheteshwar Pujara25 January 1988Ajinkya Rahane6 June 1988Mayank Agarwal16 February 1991Shreyas Iyer6 December 1994Manish Pandey10 September 1989Shivam Dube20 May 1990Also Read: Everything you need to know about the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024FAQ:Q. Who is the No 1 player in Indian cricket?A. Sachin Tendulkar. He is one of the greatest cricketers in history. His nickname is "Master Blaster".Q. What is cap no in cricket?A. The cap is numbered according to how many players have represented that side before them. For example, Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was the 187th player to represent India at Test level, and was awarded cap number 187. It is also sometimes used to refer to the number of times a player has played.Q. Who is India's no. 1 test batsman?A. Sachin Tendulkar, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest batsmen of all time, still holds several records.Q. Who is the father of India cricket?A. Know your College Admission Chances Based on your Rank/Percentile, Category and Home State. Maharaja Ranjit Sinhji is referred to as the Father of Indian Cricket.

T20 World Cup 2024

T20 World Cup Broadcasters Announce Special Feed For Hearing And Visually Impaired Fans

  • May 16, 2024
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Hearing and visually-impaired cricket fans can look forward to an Indian Sign Language (ISL) and audio descriptive feed during next month's T20 World Cup in the Americas with official broadcasters Disney Hotstar and Star Sports Network announcing special telecast arrangements. This will be applicable for 10 matches including all the India games, semi-finals and finals. The broadcaster said that this is the first time that the T20 World Cup will be telecast with sign language and descriptive commentary making "cricket more immersive for its deaf, hard-of-hearing and visually-impaired users."Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Youth Affairs and Sports, Anurag Thakur, welcomed the move."The Government of India is committed to creating an inclusive society and I strongly believe that this initiative will enhance the viewing experience for millions of differently-abled sports enthusiasts," he said in a press release.With this, Disney Hotstar also becomes the first OTT platform to make ISL available for live cricket.Sajith Sivanandan, Head, Disney Hotstar India, said, "This underscores our commitment to promote inclusivity and serve all users. With these enhancements, we aim to ensure that the excitement of cricket knows no bounds." Sanjog Gupta, Head of Disney Star (Sports), said the innovation has got good response in the ongoing IPL."Our mission of serving sports fans is powered by such pioneering initiatives which seek to remove barriers of access and engagement for fans from all walks of life. The initiative also serves to present a more inclusive picture of India's favourite sport and is of immense pride for the sporting fraternity," he said.The ISL feed will provide a ball-by-ball update through the presence of a translator on the live stream. The audio descriptive feed will be complemented by voice-over technology for specific pages, which can render text and images into a speech output.Alok Kejriwal, Founder and CEO, India Signing Hands, a non-profit organisation that advocates for equal opportunities for the deaf, described it as an excellent move."I am confident that it will open doors to the exciting world of cricket to many more people from the Deaf and Visually Impaired communities," he said.According to the World Health Organization, there is an estimated 6.3 crore community of deaf and four crore visually impaired individuals in India.Also Read: BCCI sounds out CSK head coach Stephen Fleming to succeed Rahul Dravid

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Will KL Rahul step down as LSG captain for final two games?

  • May 09, 2024
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NEW DELHI: With Lucknow Super Giants virtually out of contention for the IPL playoffs, KL Rahul's position as the team's captain hangs in uncertainty for the remaining two games following their heavy defeat against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday.It's widely believed that the LSG skipper, signed for a record Rs 17 crore before the 2022 auction, won't be retained ahead of the mega auctions in 2025.However, there are rumors suggesting that he might voluntarily step down to focus on his batting in the upcoming matches.There is a five-day gap before the next game against DC. As of now, no decision has been taken but it is understood that if Rahul plans to just concentrate on his batting for the remaining two games, the management won't mind," an IPL source told PTI on conditions of anonymity.Following Sunrisers Hyderabad openers Travis Head (89 not out off 30 balls) and Abhishek Sharma (75 off 28 balls) reaching the target of 167 in less than 10 overs, videos surfaced on social media showing an agitated conversation between LSG owner Sanjiv Goenka and KL Rahul.This was after the LSG batters struggled to get going on the same track in Hyderabad.Worse, Rahul's (29 off 33 balls) batting in the Powerplay has been one of the biggest reasons for LSG's below-par show in the cash-rich league and it seems that Goenka has finally run out of patience.The India star has scored 460 runs in 12 games and could again cross the 500-run mark for the season but it is his strike-rate of 136.09 which is the problem.LSG are still mathematically in contention as they can reach 16 points by winning their remaining two games -- vs Delhi Capitals in New Delhi on May 14 and vs Mumbai Indians at Wankhede on May 17.However, it will be very difficult to massively improve upon the net run-rate (-0.760).In case, Rahul decides to step down, vice-captain Nicholas Pooran, easily the team's most impactful batter in the season, is likely to take over for the remaining two games.Also Read: ICC names Yuvraj Singh as brand ambassador for T20 World Cup 2024

T20 World Cup 2024

ICC names Yuvraj Singh as brand ambassador for T20 World Cup 2024

  • Apr 30, 2024
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Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has been appointed as the official ambassador for the upcoming T20 World Cup, scheduled to take place in the United States of America (USA) and the West Indies in June this year, by the International Cricket Council (ICC).Yuvraj joins Caribbean star Chris Gayle and Olympic legend Usain Bolt as the prominent faces of this tournament. He will be actively involved in various promotional activities leading up to the event, including the buildup for the highly anticipated India-Pakistan clash in New York on June 9.Expressing his excitement, Yuvraj stated, "Some of my most cherished cricketing moments are from the T20 World Cup, including the memorable feat of hitting six sixes in an over. It's a thrill to be involved in this edition, which promises to be the biggest one yet."He further remarked, "The West Indies holds a special place for cricket, with its vibrant fan base creating an unparalleled atmosphere, while cricket's expansion in the USA is a development I'm eager to support through the T20 World Cup. Witnessing India's clash against Pakistan in New York, one of the biggest sporting events of the year, is an honor and I look forward to experiencing it firsthand."Yuvraj's T20I career includes 57 matches, where he amassed 1177 runs at an average of 27, with a strike rate of 136.38, including eight half-centuries and a remarkable tally of 77 boundaries and 74 maximums. He also contributed with the ball, claiming 28 wickets at an economy rate of 7.07. Yuvraj's legendary performance in the 2007 T20 World Cup, where he struck six sixes in an over against Stuart Broad, remains etched in cricketing history.Also Read: India announce squad for Men's T20 World Cup 2024

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India announce squad for Men's T20 World Cup 2024

  • Apr 30, 2024
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Rohit Sharma is set to captain India in their pursuit of long-awaited glory, as the BCCI unveils the squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024.Before the announcement, speculation abounded regarding the wicketkeeper selection, with several candidates competing for the position. Ultimately, India has placed their trust in Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson as the wicketkeepers.This signifies Pant's comeback to international cricket after a near-fatal accident in December 2022, which sidelined him for over a year.Shivam Dube's consistent IPL performance ensured his retention in the squad after his recent appearances in the T20I series against Afghanistan. The 30-year-old, in exceptional form for the Chennai Super Kings, has amassed 350 runs in nine matches at an impressive strike rate of 172.41.India has opted for a spin-heavy bowling lineup featuring Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, and Yuzvendra Chahal, while the pace attack will be spearheaded by Jasprit Bumrah, supported by Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Siraj, and vice-captain Hardik Pandya.In the batting department, the selection of Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, and Suryakumar Yadav for the top order alongside captain Rohit Sharma was as expected.Shubman Gill and Rinku Singh have been named among the reserves along with pacers Khaleel Ahmed and Avesh Khan.Notably absent from India's squad is KL Rahul, who featured in the last two T20 World Cup campaigns (2021 and 2022).India squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya (vc), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. SirajReserves: Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh, Khaleel Ahmed and Avesh KhanIndia are placed in Group A of the tournament alongside arch-rivals Pakistan, Ireland, Canada and co-hosts USA. Their campaign begins on 5 June against Ireland at the newly-constructed Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York before they take on Pakistan in one of the most awaited matches of the upcoming T20 World Cup.Also Read: Paris 2024 Olympics - Latest News, Schedules & Results

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Paris 2024 Olympics - Latest News, Schedules & Results

  • Apr 30, 2024
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The Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympics will be the largest event ever arranged in France. The Olympics are scheduled for 26 July to 11 August 2024, during which Paris will be at the heart of the global spotlight, not just in sports, but also in other aspects. The Games, embraced by people worldwide, are a beloved multicultural event that offers France a unique and unprecedented experience.OLYMPIC GAMES IN A FEW FIGURESBillions of television viewers worldwide350,000 hours of TV broadcastMillions of spectators35 venues10,500 athletes20,000 accredited journalists45,000 volunteers+600,000 meals served at the Athletes’ Village every dayPARIS 2024 OLYMPIC GAMES KEY FIGURESThe XXXIII Olympiad26 July to 11 August 202419 days of competition (handball, football and rugby take place from 24 July)329 eventsAthletes from over 200 NOCs and the IOC Refugee Olympic Team32 sports (including the 4 additional sports)754 sessions (competitions and ceremonies)10,500 athletesWANT TO LEARN MORE?Additional sportsParis 2024 has utilized the chance given by the IOC through the Olympic Agenda 2020 to suggest more sports to improve its program and overall idea. The IOC is eager to establish a fresh guideline for Games that are inclusive, gender-balanced, and focused on youth. Paris 2024 presented its plan to the IOC to include four extra sports linked to youth and celebrating both creativity and athletic achievement. Sport climbing, skateboarding, and surfing are all set to make their Olympic debut, breaking into the world of the Games. All four are simple to adopt and members create highly engaged communities on social platforms.Leaving a legacyHosting the largest event globally will inevitably bring about changes to our country. Paris 2024 aims for sport values to integrate into everyday life and demonstrate that we can reach excellence while promoting sustainability.Our venue conceptDue to its unique characteristics, Paris is set to offer a full spectacle during the Games, catering to athletes, spectators, and TV viewers.Paris's famous landmarks are being turned into sports venues to give spectators a unique experience and serve as a remarkable setting for athletic talent. This special idea shapes our blueprint for the 35 locations.The Games championed by athletesParis 2024 aims to host a event that is planned by and for the athletes. We have established the Athletes' Commission in order to provide them with a platform to speak out. Each Olympic and Paralympic Games Organising Committee has one, but Paris 2024 has chosen to expand its focus.Also Read: Check out five significant types of swimming styles!