The sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is out of the way, and this is the season all involved with the league, including the viewers, would like to forget in a hurry since it has made so much news for the wrong reasons.
Mumbai Indians drubbed Chennai Super Kings in an unusually one-sided final for a maiden IPL Trophy. Needing to chase 149 on a slow pitch, Chennai Super Kings slipped into a disastrous position of 39 for 6 inside 8 overs.
Having defeated Rajasthan Royals in the second qualifier, Mumbai Indians have rightfully earned their place alongside Chennai Super Kings in the final of IPL 6. This is only the second time Mumbai have made it to the summit clash in the event which is now six years old.
As Chennai Super Kings make an endeavour to win their third IPL crown among all the clouds surrounding their franchise, and even the tournament as a whole, here’s a look back at the impressive manner in which Chennai have managed to book their place in the final for the fifth time overall, and fourth in a row.
So here we are finally! After a month-and-a-half of many seemingly brainless matches, it is a relief that the Indian Premier League is finally coming to an end. In the wake of what has transpired over the last fortnight, the title clash has little significance left.
Rajasthan Royals wouldn’t be disappointed that they did not make it to the IPL 6 final. The fact that they progressed to the last four in spite of having just one superstar player in Shane Watson is nothing short of an achievement for Rajasthan Royals’ men.
Two more big names have cropped up in the turbid spot-fixing scandal that has engulfed season six of the Indian Premier League. According to the latest , Gurunath Meiyappan has been arrested while a couple of days ago Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf, who has been officiating in IPL games...
Mumbai Indians defeated Rajasthan Royals in a thriller to enter the Final of IPL 6 against the Chennai Super Kings. Needing 165 to win, Mumbai Indians were coasting along thanks to Dwayne Smith’s fifty but out of nowhere lost some key wickets to slip into a losing position.
Chennai Super Kings CEO Gurunath Meiyappan has been picked up by the Mumbai Police in connection with the IPL Spot-Fixing Scandal. Gurunath, who is also the son-in-law of the BCCI President N Srinivasan has been named by the arrested Bollywood actor Vindhoo Dara Singh as part of a fixing nexus.