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IPL kicks off with glitz and glamour show (Lead)
Bangalore, April 18 (IANS) The inaugural of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 tournament got off with a 45-minute glitz and glamour show before the clash between Bangalore Royal Challengers and Kolkata Knight Riders as a near-full M. Chinnaswamy Stadium roared 'Welcome to Bengaluru'.

Friday, April 18, 2008 8:12:55 PM

Bangalore win toss, bowl against Kolkata in IPL
Bangalore, April 18 (IANS) Bangalore Royal Challengers captain Rahul Dravid won the toss and decided to bowl against Kolkata Knight Riders in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here Friday evening.

Friday, April 18, 2008 8:08:16 PM

Three international agencies to boycott IPL
New Delhi, Apr 18 (IANS) Three international news agencies have decided to boycott the multi-million dollar Indian Premier League, protesting against the restrictions on distribution of photographs to stand alone cricket websites.

Friday, April 18, 2008 8:07:53 PM

IPL begins with razzmatazz, fireworks
Bangalore, April 18 (IANS) The lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 tournament began here Friday evening with a glitzy opening ceremony at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. Well-known music composer Shankar Mahadevan regaled the audience with popular Hindi film song 'Jhoom barabar...' and it was followed by lots of fancy fireworks.

Friday, April 18, 2008 7:34:04 PM

Sledging to be there among Australians mates: Ponting
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting has made it clear that there will be exchange of words between him and his Australian teammates who are playing in the rival teams of IPL.

Friday, April 18, 2008 7:33:19 PM

Collingwood warns ECB over IPL
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) England one-day captain Paul Collingwood has said the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) should not create a situation for England players where they will have to make a choice between their country and the IPL.

Friday, April 18, 2008 7:32:43 PM

GMR to provide free parking to ticket holders (IPL Diary)
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) GMR Sports, owner of the Delhi Daredevils, has arranged free parking facilities for ticket holders to avoid chaos and rush during Daredevils' match against Rajasthan Royals at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium Saturday.

Friday, April 18, 2008 7:32:22 PM

Citibank chosen official partner of DLF-IPL
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) The DLF Indian Premier League (IPL) Friday announced that Citibank has been chosen the official bank of the cricket extravaganza. The deal was signed for five years.

Friday, April 18, 2008 7:31:59 PM

Akshay Kumar to lead entertainment blitz at Kotla
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Delhites will be feted to some breathtaking action stunts by Bollywood star Akshay Kumar when Delhi Daredevils host Rajasthan Royals at the Ferozshah Kotla Stadium in their first Indian Premier League (IPL) match Saturday.

Friday, April 18, 2008 5:30:46 PM

Can Daredevils dare the Royals? (Preview)
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) spotlight, with all its glitz and glamour, will turn to the historic Ferozshah Kotla stadium here as Delhi Daredevils host Rajasthan Royals in the Twenty20 bonanza Saturday.

Friday, April 18, 2008 5:06:55 PM

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