Wasim Akram Quits from Kolkata Knight Riders as Bowling Coach Role

Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram leaves as a bowling coach of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) was confirmed on Monday for this Indian Premier League (IPL) 6 seasons.

Wasim Akram has been an important player of the team for the past three seasons of IPL and also been a part of the core team along with chief coach Trevor Bayliss and Captain Gautam Gambhir that helped a lot for the champions of last season.

Accroding to KKR team managemet, Wasim want to spend more time with his family as his two sons Taimur and Akbar are barely in their teens.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) CEO Venky Mysore is said that "Wasim Akram will be badly missed. He is a legend and a great motivator to have around the team. However, we fully appreciate the reason why he will be unavailable. We hope to work with him in future."

Meanwhile, Indian team’s fielding Coach Trevor Penney as a elected as a bowling coach of Kolkata Knight Riders for this IPL 2013.

One more change for KKR management, Joy Bhattacharjya worked as a team director for last five season of Indian Premier League (IPL) will now be appointed as an advisor (content development and management).

Virat Kohli Selected as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Captain in IPL 2013

One of the young and energetic Indian players all rounder Virat Kohli has been selected as 2013 IPL Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Captain would replace the Daniel Vettori in the position.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) consider they had a helpful 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) 6 auction in which they alert on strengthening their bowling unit and as well as  including capable all-rounders to increase their flexibility in the selection of the eleven players of IPL 6 season.

Murali Kartik Selected for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2013

Left-arm Indian spinner Murali Kartik Selected for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) sixth edition after he is released from Pune Warriors team on Friday.

Kartik has former played for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) before being selected by Pune Warriors during the fourth edition of the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL).

Parvez Rasool Selected for Pune Warriors in IPL 2013

All rounder Parvez Rasool selected for Pune Warriors in IPL 2013 on Thursday became the first cricket player form Jammu and Kashmir to sign in IPL contract. Parvez  Rasool, who was the best performer for the Board President's XI, taking seven Australian wickets.

"A few franchises approached me but it was Pune who approached me first. So it was an ethical decision to join them as they had shown interest much before the Australia match happened. I am very excited and it is an honour to play in the IPL and become the first cricketer from the valley to achieve this feat," an excited Rasool said over phone from Bilaspur where the Jammu and Kashmir squad is based for Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Gambhir Dropped from Indian Team for Australia Tests 2013

Why Gautam Gambhir was dropped?

India opener Gautam Gambhir was dropped for the upcoming series of first two Test Cricket matches against Australia while Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay were named in the 15-man Indian squad.

Apart from Dhawan, call up for Maiden Test call-up and Uttar Pradesh seamer Bhuvaneshwar Kumar was selected for his good performance against Pakistan and England with a place in the Indian Test team for the first time.

IPL 2013 Cricket Matches Preparations Started in Naya Raipur

Administrative Indian Premiere League (IPL) 2013 Cricket Matches Started is the part of the two cricket matches of 2013 IPL to be held at the the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Naya Raipur.

CM Raman Singh on Friday checked the 2013 IPL Cricket matches preparations for the match at the stadium and inspected the pavilion and the ground also.

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IPL 6 Auction - IPL 2013 Players List - 2013 IPL Auction

IPL 2013  franchises ahead of the player auction on Today i.e February 3, 2013

The Indian Premier League (2013 IPL) Players Auction held in Chennai Today.

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Tendulkar selected as Mumbai Indians Captain in 2013 IPL 6

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar to be returned as the Mumbai Indians captain for the 6th edition of the Indian Premier League 2013 (2013 IPL) beginning on April 3, 2013.

According to IPL (Indian Premier League) sources, Sachin Tendulkar will take over from IPL 5 Mumbai Indians Captain Harbhajan Singh.