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IPL 2010: Glamour, glitterati and kitsch

Last updated on: March 23, 2010 10:45 IST

Yuvraj's back in form!

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Kings XI Punjab Yuvraj Singh with Bollywood actress Aanchal Kumar at the IPL Nights after-party following the Indian Premier League match against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Bangalore.

A spectatcular 89 by Jacques Kallis and a whirlwind 51 by Robin Uthappa helped Royal Challengers Bangalore score a comprehensive eight-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab.

According to media reports, Aanchal is dating Yuvraj, who previously had affairs with Bollywood actresses Kim Sharma and Deepika Padukone.

Photographs: IPL/Getty Images


Image: Yuvraj Singh with model Aanchal Kumar

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Pathan celebrates in style

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Kings XI Punjab's all-rounder Irfan Pathan with model Anusha Dandekar at the IPL Nights after-party following the match against Chennai Super Kings, in Chennai.

Pathan was celebrating after Kings XI Punjab edged past Chennai Super Kings via the Super Over which ended the team's losing streak in the tournament, on Sunday.


Image: Irfan Pathan with model Anusha Dandekar

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Symonds hits a purple patch

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Andrew Symonds with Deccan Chargers owner Gayatri Reddy at the IPL Nights party following the match against Delhi Daredevils in Cuttack, on Sunday.

Symonds made useful contributions with both bat and ball for Deccan Chargers as they beat Delhi Daredevils by 10 runs for their third straight win in the tournament.

So far, Symonds has proved to be one of the top performers for Deccan, scoring 143 in four matches to go with his six wickets.


Image: Andrew Symonds with Deccan Chargers owner Gayatri Reddy

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Kallis is a hit

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Jacques Kallis with cheerleaders at the IPL Nights after-party following the match against Rajasthan Royals in Bangalore.

There is no stopping Kallis in this year's IPL, the South African scoring 264 in four matches without being dismissed even once.


Image: Jacques Kallis with cheerleaders

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The 'Royal' meeting

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Royal Challengers Bangalore owner Vijay Mallya hugs Rajasthan Royals co-owner Shilpa Shetty at the IPL Nights after-party, in Bangalore.

It has turned out to be a constrasting start for both the teams. While Bangalore have stormed to the top of the standings with three wins from four games, Rajasthan are rooted at the bottom with just one victory.


Image: Vijay Mallya with Shilpa Shetty

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Pandey gets cracking

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Royal Challengers Bangalore's batsman Manish Pandey poses with guests at the IPL Nights after-party following the match against Mumbai Indians, in Mumbai.

Pandey, who played in the inaugural season for Mumbai in 2008, is one of the top performers for Bangalore with the bat, having scored 120 runs in four games.


Image: Manish Pandey with guests

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Adam's the apple!

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Deccan chargers captain Adam Gilchrist cuts a cake to celebrate their victory over Kings XI Punjab at the IPL Nights after-party, in Cuttack.

Deccan held their nerve in a tight finish to beat Punjab by six runs and register their first home victory in the IPL.


Image: Adam Gilchrist

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Robin's fairy tales

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Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman Robin Uthappa with fashion designer Nishka Lulla at the IPL Nights after-party in Mumbai.

Uthappa's blazing knock of 51 from 21 balls saw Bangalore outclass Punjab by eight wickets after they were set a huge 204 for victory.


Image: Robin Uthappa with fashion designer Nishka Lulla

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A 'Preity' good match

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Kings XI Punjab co-owners Preity Zinta and Ness Wadia celebrate after their team got the better of Chennai Super Kings.

After a disastrous start, Punjab managed to register their first points from four matches following their victory over Chennai on Sunday.


Image: Preity Zinta with Ness Wadia

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IPL Nights after party

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IPL commissioner Lalit Modi's son Ruchir Modi (right) with a guest at the IPL Nights after-party in Mumbai.

Pune and Kochi were named the two new teams for the forthcoming editions of the IPL after they were bought by Sahara and Rendezvous Sports World Limited respectively.


Image: Lalit Modi's son Ruchir Modi

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On a different pitch

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Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi speaks to Kolkata Knight Riders captain Sourav Ganguly after their match against Rajasthan Royals in Ahmedabad.

Ganguly disappointed with the bat, scoring a sedate 33 from 29 balls, as Kolkata lost to Rajasthan by 34 runs.


Image: Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi (left) with Sourav Ganguly

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Kokilaben cheers for Mumbai Indians

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Mumbai Indians owner Mukesh Ambani's mother Kokilaben Ambani enjoys the action during the IPL match against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Brabourne stadium, in Mumbai, on Saturday.

Mumbai disappointed their fans as they went down to Bangalore by seven wickets.


Image: Mukesh Ambani's mother Kokilaben Ambani

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Back in the hunt

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Models dancing after their fashion show at the IPL Nights after-party following the IPL match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals in Bangalore.

It turned out to be a one-sided contest as Bangalore thumped 2008 champions Rajasthan by ten wickets with more than nine overs to spare.


Image: Models at the IPL Nights

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Modi on top of the Universe

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IPL commissioner Lalit Modi with former Miss Universe Michelle McLean in the executive lounge during the IPL match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals in Bangalore.

McLean was crowned Miss Universe in 1992 at the young age of 19, becoming the first and only contestant from Namibia to win the coveted crown.


Image: Lalit Modi with former Miss Universe Michelle McLean

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Cheering for the Knights

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Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Juhi Chawla with Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut at the IPL Nights after-party in Kolkata.

Kolkata, who started the tournament with a victory against Deccan Chargers, have struggled since then winning only one out of three matches.


Image: Juhi Chawla with Kangana Ranaut

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