It has been quite a contrasting journey for Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Delhi Daredevils (DD) in the ongoing IPL so far.
Opening batsmen Lendl Simmons (71 in 56 balls) and Parthiv Patel (59 in 36 balls) helped Mumbai Indians (MI) register their third consecutive victory, beating Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 23 runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter in Mohali on Sunday.
Inspired by Skipper David Warner's whirlwind fifty, SunRisers Hyderabad outplayed Chennai Super Kings by 22 runs to notch up a much-needed win and hand the table-toppers their second consecutive defeat in the IPL cricket tournament.
Talented Punjab batsman Mandeep Singh kept his cool under pressure as his breathtaking 18-ball-45 enabled Royal Challengers Bangalore pip Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets in a nerve-wracking Indian Premier League encounter.
Last time around, things didn’t go according to plan. In fact, it was Trent Boult’s first IPL match against the Chennai Super Kings when the current table toppers hammered the Sunrisers Hyderabad by 45 runs.
Exactly a year ago, Mumbai Indians (MI) halted Kings XI Punjab's (KXIP) hot streak last season with an unlikely win. KXIP had conquered all in the deserts of UAE. That win gave MI, struggling till then, the momentum, as they made it to the playoffs.
Tamim Iqbal smashed Bangladesh's highest Test score of 206 as the first Test against Pakistan petered out into a draw after another run feast in Khulna on Saturday.
As cricket goes deeper into commercialism, there are factors that have made cricketers sit up and think. Promotion of alcoholic beverages is one point that has evoked opposition.
Zaheer Khan made an impressive comeback from a year-long hiatus, complementing Nathan Coulter-Nile brilliantly, as Delhi Daredevils (DD) thumped Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 9 wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match in Delhi on Friday.
Openers Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes hit unbeaten centuries to lead a brilliant fightback by Bangladesh on the fourth day of the first Test against Pakistan in Khulna on Friday.
The eighth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is still topping the Twitter charts in its third week with over 43 million live impressions.
Robin Uthappa and Andre Russell struck belligerent half-centuries after veteran Brad Hogg's four-wicket haul to help Kolkata Knight Riders return to winning ways with a seven-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings in a thriling Indian Premier League match on Thursday.
At 44 years and 83 days old, Brad Hogg scripted an evening to remember at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday.
On Thursday, the local players of Rajasthan Royals were at the Siddhivinayak Temple. At the moment, they are solidly placed in the Indian Premier League, but they have their reasons to invoke the Gods.
Is Zaheer Khan working on some special delivery at the age of 36 to rock Kings XI Punjab? Or is Delhi’s Yuvraj Singh, also at the fag end of his career, polishing some variant of Dilscoop, to slay the opposition?