Indian Premier League

Narine took four wickets.

Kolkata get IPL off to cracking start

The seventh edition of the Indian Premier League got off to an impressive start on Wednesday as the Kolkata Knight Riders beat the defending champions, Mumbai Indians, by 41 runs in Abu Dhabi.

Johnson - long-term prospects.

Johnson: T20 is not my favourite format

Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has staved off suggestions of retirement from limited-overs cricket - and fixed focus to Australia's 2015 World Cup campaign.

Six of the Best: Particularly special IPL feats

An entertaining sextet of memorable Indian Premier League achievements.

Miller - key to the cause.

IPL team preview: Kings XI Punjab

George Bailey as captain and the acquisition of Mitchell Johnson is sure to bring plenty more punch to a franchise capable of doing so above their weight.

Dhoni - leader of the pack.

IPL team preview: Chennai Super Kings

Successive titles have taken a backseat to the disappointment of 2012 and 2013, but the five key players retained this year - and a handful of promising new recruits - will have plenty to promise Chennai's faithful fans.