Dhoni eyes Chennai clean-out after losing IPL final

Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni suggested his ageing side needs a shake-up after they lost a nail-biting Indian Premier League final to archrivals Mumbai Indians. The thriller saw Mumbai edge out Chennai on Sunday after Australian Shane Watson was run out going for an unlikely second run in the final over to end a […]

One-run triumph gives Mumbai Indians record fourth IPL title

Lasith Malinga kept his nerve with the final ball as Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by one run to clinch a record fourth Indian Premier League title on Sunday (13). After Shane Watson hit a blistering 80, Chennai needed two runs off the last ball to overtake Mumbai’s 149-8. But the Sri Lankan veteran […]

Du Plessis, Watson lead Chennai into record eighth IPL final

Gritty fifties from Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson helped Chennai Super Kings outplay Delhi Capitals by six wickets to enter their record eighth Indian Premier League final on Friday. Chasing 148 for victory, Chennai rode on a 81-run opening stand between Du Plessis and Watson to achieve their target with an over to spare […]

Shaw, Pant help Delhi edge out Hyderabad in IPL eliminator

Blazing knocks by Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant helped Delhi Capitals knock Sunrisers Hyderabad out of the Indian Premier League on Wednesday (9) and move one step from the final with a tense two-wicket victory. Shaw hit a quickfire 56 while Pant smashed 49 off 21 balls as Delhi chased down their target of 163 […]

Mumbai Indians outwit CSK to enter their fifth final

Suryakumar Yadav played one of his finest knocks on a challenging track as Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in the first Qualifier, entering IPL final for the fifth time on Tuesday. On a sluggish pitch, which offered considerable turn and odd bounce, Suryakumar batted in a copybook fashion scoring an unbeaten […]

Pandya brothers take Mumbai to top of IPL rankings

India’s star all-rounder Hardik Pandya is known for his explosive batting but it was his bowling partnership with brother Krunal that took Mumbai Indians to the top of the IPL table at the end of the group stage. Hardik, who will be a key member of India’s World Cup team in England, dismissed Kolkata Knight […]

Katich hints at lack of unity on field after KKR’s exit

Kolkata Knight Riders assistant coach Simon Katich admitted that there was tension on the field within their ranks, and said the string of six losses had contributed to the change in dynamics within the group in their disappointing IPL campaign this year. Two-time champions KKR needed to win against Mumbai Indians on Sunday to qualify […]

CSK get to play Qualifier in Chennai despite 6-wicket loss against KXIP

KL Rahul’s scintillating 36-ball-71 paved the way for a consolation six-wicket victory for Kings XI Punjab here on Sunday but not before CSK ensured a top-two finish with chance to play the first IPL Qualifier at their happy hunting home ground Chepauk. With nothing to lose in the final game of the season, Rahul, Chris […]

Hetmyer, Mann power RCB to four-wicket win over SRH

Shimron Hetmyer and Gurkeerat Singh Mann engineered an incredible turnaround that will linger long in IPL memory, powering Royal Challengers Bangalore to a four-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in Bengaluru on Saturday. Both Hetmyer and Gurkeerat hit blazing fifties as RCB recovered from a hopelessly placed 20 for three in the third over to reach […]

South Africa’s Rabada out of IPL over ‘back niggle’

The Indian Premier League’s top wicket-taker Kagiso Rabada was ruled out of the rest of the tournament on Friday (3) to rest a “back niggle” ahead of the World Cup. Cricket South Africa has advised Rabada, who has taken 25 wickets in 12 games for the Delhi Capitals, to return home as a precaution, the […]

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