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Topic: Indian Premier League

What if the best performers of IPL 2022 formed a team? Here’s who would make the squad

As the group stages come to a close, ThePrint picks out the best playing XI of the current season so far, while also highlighting emerging players and comeback stars.

How UP boy Mohsin Khan overcame a bad shoulder injury to become this IPL’s rising star

Sambhal boy Mohsin Khan is a left-arm pacer with Lucknow Super Giants. During his lowest ebb, he soldiered on with a little help from his family, coach, and Indian seamer Mohammed Shami. 

‘Slow mind for studies, god-gift for cricket’ — Rinku Singh’s journey from sweeping floors to KKR

Rinku has arrived on IPL stage this season, 5 years after he was first purchased at auction. He has a batting average of 43 and strike rate of 134.38 despite KKR’s struggles.

Fruit-seller to father of sensation: Snapshots of how life has changed for Umran Malik’s family

Umran Malik has been one of the stars of this edition of the IPL, bowling the fastest delivery and earning rave reviews. His family lives in Jammu's Gujjar Nagar.

Umran Malik through his family’s eyes: Toddler who loved ball now gunning for Shoaib’s record

SunRisers Hyderabad pacer’s father Abdul Rashid runs a fruit & vegetable stall in Jammu. He says he’ll continue to do so, because he doesn’t want IPL success to go to son’s head.

From Zoozoos to Byju’s, Swiggy, Cred — how IPL ads tell us who’s watching cricket in India

The high-entertainment IPL draws millions of viewers, making it perfect marketing space. But now, more than traditional brands, e-commerce businesses dominate the space.

Delhi Capitals’ Tim Seifert tests positive for Covid, game against Punjab Kings uncertain

BCCI was forced to shift the game to Mumbai Tuesday following a Covid outbreak in the Delhi camp. The New Zealander tested positive after routine testing Wednesday morning.

Meat ban, Sri Lanka crisis, Russia-Ukraine war – IPL couldn’t have been timed better

In the midst of war and economic distress, IPL 2022 offers four hours of unadulterated entertainment every evening—that’s more than what Hollywood and Bollywood can do.

SubscriberWrites: Fan-centric, fan-owned IPL key to longterm success of the tournament

Subscribers write back with their views on the most urgent issues of the day.

Tata group to replace Vivo as title sponsor for 2022 IPL edition

IPL chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed the news Tuesday. BCCI secretary Jay Shah described it as a 'momentous' occasion for the cricket board and the league.

On Camera

YourTurn

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.

Defence

NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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