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Where will Pune get their support?

We Marathis are a proud people, and even though many Punekars tend to dismiss the Mumbai parochialism (true Marathis come from Pune, not Mumbai, you see), it is hard to see any Punekar supporting Pune as their first team, when our favourite son plays

Cricket videogames

Cricket and generation Xbox

Lifestyle choices of the urban teenage demographic are being increasingly shaped by the gaming industry, and this also applies to the sports they consume

The IPL mess

An opportunity for a clean-up

The scrapping of two IPL franchises just may be the opportunity the league needs to fashion itself as a world-class enterprise, but will the BCCI take it up?

Ten Years After Cronje

Cricket and the lure of betting

Each IPL game fetches upwards of £10 million in legal bets. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Will legalising betting in India end the fixing menace once and for all?

Tariq Engineer

Indian Premier League

Going global IPL's best bet, say experts

The alleged proposal to create a parallel IPL in England has attracted plenty of attention and criticism but experts feel it is inevitable for the league to thrive and grow