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Andrew Strauss drops hint over England captain Joe Root’s involvement in the Indian Premier League

England director Andrew Strauss has suggested Joe Root will be allowed to be play in the Indian Premier League.

Root has expressed interest in becoming the first England Test captain to feature at the IPL after seeing a number of his teammates flourish in the domestic competition. 443 more words

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England captain Joe Root opens up on his Indian Premier League dilemma

Joe Root has reiterated his desire to play in the Indian Premier League but insists his main focus remains captaining England in Test cricket.

A number of England players have featured in the IPL in recent years and Ben Stokes bagged the most expensive deal for a foreign player when he was signed for £1.6million earlier in the year. 367 more words

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Joe Root wants to become first England Test captain to play in Indian Premier League

Joe Root admits he ‘would love’ the opportunity to become the first England Test captain to play in the Indian Premier League.

A number of England players are expected to feature in the 2018 edition of the Indian tournament with the schedule fairly clear next April and May. 298 more words

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IPL media rights: Winner Star TV will now have monopoly over cricket

Star walked away with all the rights and full honors, laying claim to 300 days of cricket over 5 years, at a price tag about Rs. 357 more words

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Fox’s Star TV to Pay $2.55 Billion for Indian Premiere League Cricket Rights

Star India, part of 21st Century Fox, has won the auction to acquire worldwide rights for the Indian Premiere League cricket tournament. It bid $2.55 billion for rights that run for five years from 2018 through 2022. 176 more words

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Star India wins IPL global media rights for Rs 16,347 cr

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Star India placed the winning bid for the media rights to the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next five years. The consolidated global bid for the… 115 more words

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South Africa captain Faf du Plessis out to tame England’s ‘fire-breathing dragon’ Ben Stokes

Faf du Plessis has explained why he called England star Ben Stokes ‘The Dragon’ during the Indian Premier League.

The South Africa captain shared a dressing room with Stokes at IPL franchise Rising Pune Supergiant after the explosive all-rounder made history be securing a £1.7million contract. 391 more words

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