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S African IPL a record-breaking logistical exercise: Modi
Cape Town, April 16 (IANS) Setting up the 2009 DLF IPL tournament in South Africa inside three weeks has been a logistical task unparalleled in world sport, IPL Chairman and Commissioner Lalit Modi said here Thursday.

Thursday, April 16, 2009 7:33:50 PM

IPL II matches to be 15 minutes longer
Cape Town, April 16 (IANS) The timings of the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, that begins here Saturday, have been extended by 15 minutes.

Thursday, April 16, 2009 7:25:26 PM

Shah Rukh and Co to seek out new Bollywood starlet at IPL games
Cape Town, April 16 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta and Shilpa Shetty will be among those watching all the women attending the Indian Professional League games in South Africa over the next five weeks to find the newest Bollywood starlet.

Thursday, April 16, 2009 7:18:48 PM

Daredevils have all-round strength to be top dogs (Team Profile)
Cape Town, April 16 (IANS) An array of world's most explosive batsmen and a lively pace attack give Delhi Daredevils the teeth to challenge any team in the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Thursday, April 16, 2009 5:45:45 PM

South African businessman returns Kings XI's money
Johannesburg, April 16 (IANS) A South African businessman thought he had a windfall when he found 450,000 rands in a Port Elizabeth beachfront hotel room but soon he had to part with the money as it belonged to the Kings XI Punjab team of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Thursday, April 16, 2009 5:29:12 PM

In-form Tendulkar can make it happen for Mumbai Indians in IPL-2 (Profile)
Cape Town, April 16 (IANS) Mumbai Indians will be looking to a fully-fit, in-form Sachin Tendulkar to make them serious contenders in the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), beginning here Saturday. They will take on Chennai Super Kings in the first match.

Thursday, April 16, 2009 4:57:32 PM

29 killed in Zimbabwe road accident
Harare, April 16 (Xinhua) Twenty-nine people have been killed and 44 others injured when the passenger bus in which they were travelling veered off the road in southern Zimbabwe, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, April 16, 2009 3:50:28 PM

Can Pietersen switch Royal Challengers' fortunes?
Cape Town, April 16 (IANS) Bangalore Royal Challengers would bank on their switch-hitting star Kevin Pietersen to switch the fortunes of the team in the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as they line up against Rajasthan Royals here Saturday.

Thursday, April 16, 2009 2:39:25 PM

Tatas join consortium to build $600 mn cable system in Africa
Johannesburg, April 16 (IANS) India's Tata Communications Thursday said they had joined a global consortium to build a $600-million cable system to extend faster international connectivity to countries in Africa at cheaper tariff.

Thursday, April 16, 2009 1:29:45 PM

South African election begins with overseas vote
Pretoria, April 15 (IANS) Thousands of South Africans living around the world descended Wednesday on their country's missions abroad to cast their votes in the fourth general elections since the end of the apartheid era.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 5:40:54 PM

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