Indian Premier League

IPL 2018 qualifier 1: Faf du Plessis shines as CSK beat SRH to enter seventh final

IPL 2018 qualifier 1: Faf du Plessis shines as CSK beat SRH to enter seventh final

Chasing a modest target of 140, CSK were down in dumps at 92 for 7 before South African skipper Faf du Plessis (67 off 42 balls) engineered a stunning comeback to guide the team to their seventh IPL final.

May 22, 2018, 23:34 PM IST
IPL 2018 playoffs SRH vs CSK: Players to watch out for

IPL 2018 playoffs SRH vs CSK: Players to watch out for

Though it was the bowling that had given SRH a clear lead in the initial stages of the tournament, the batting caught up later to portray them as a unit. 

May 22, 2018, 16:10 PM IST
MS Dhoni hints at possible IPL retirement, reflects back on 10 years with Chennai

MS Dhoni hints at possible IPL retirement, reflects back on 10 years with Chennai

At 36, not many expect MS Dhoni to continue playing international cricket for several years from here on. He himself has said several senior Chennai players, perhaps, won't be playing in the next two years.

May 22, 2018, 07:47 AM IST
IPL 2018: KKR to play SRH for a place in playoffs

IPL 2018: KKR to play SRH for a place in playoffs

Two-time champions KKR are placed third in the standings with seven wins in 13 outings, and the visitors will be going all out for a victory at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, and inch closer to SRH and Chennai Super Kings.

May 18, 2018, 15:16 PM IST
IPL 2018: CSK look to strengthen position when they take on DD

IPL 2018: CSK look to strengthen position when they take on DD

The consistency CSK have shown in the tournament after missing out in the previous two seasons is commendable and it seems they were never out of action. They have been solid even against the mighty Sunrisers, who arguably have the best bowling attack in the tournament.

May 17, 2018, 14:34 PM IST
IPL 2018: I just stuck to my plans, says Jasprit Bumrah

IPL 2018: I just stuck to my plans, says Jasprit Bumrah

Bumrah snapped up three crucial wickets as defending champions Mumbai Indians kept their play-off hopes alive by notching up a thrilling three-run win here last night.

May 17, 2018, 14:01 PM IST
IPL 2018: RCB face table toppers SRH in do-or-die encounter

IPL 2018: RCB face table toppers SRH in do-or-die encounter

Virat Kohli's RCB has endured a tough season, having lost seven of its 12 matches so far but the recent turnaround has rekindled hopes of a possible shot at the playoffs berth provided some other results go the team's way.

May 17, 2018, 13:43 PM IST
IPL 2018: MI go fourth on points table, KXIP drop to sixth

IPL 2018: MI go fourth on points table, KXIP drop to sixth

With this victory, MI have climbed to the fourth spot while KXIP slides to the sixth spot. While MI have a great run-rate, KXIP will rue this loss as their run-rate remains in the negative.

May 17, 2018, 01:06 AM IST
IPL 2018: Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard help MI beat KXIP in thriller

IPL 2018: Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard help MI beat KXIP in thriller

With this victory, MI have climbed to the fourth spot while KXIP slides to the sixth spot. While MI have a great run-rate, KXIP will rue this loss as their run-rate remains in the negative. 

May 17, 2018, 00:49 AM IST
IPL 2018: Kieron Pollard returns, takes MI to 186

IPL 2018: Kieron Pollard returns, takes MI to 186

Having warmed the bench in the last few games, Kieron Pollard wouldn't have been dreaming of getting the do-or-die game against KXIP. However, when he finally got a chance to make a comeback, he did live up to his reputation or rather his name. While hard-hitting is associated with his reputation, experience is what makes Pollard all the more special and even more dangerous. For his knock of 50 in 23 balls powered a tottering MI to reach a competitive 186. 

May 16, 2018, 23:24 PM IST
IPL 2018: Andrew Tye strikes to tie hosts MI down

IPL 2018: Andrew Tye strikes to tie hosts MI down

After having cruised to 57/1 in 5 overs thanks to fireworks by Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan, Tye struck twice in the sixth over to tie the hosts down.

May 16, 2018, 21:27 PM IST
IPL 2018 MI vs KXIP scores update: MI beat KXIP by 3 runs in thriller

IPL 2018 MI vs KXIP scores update: MI beat KXIP by 3 runs in thriller

Only Suryakumar Yadav has been among the runs on a consistent basis and MI would be pleased with the return to form of West Indian opener Evin Lewis. These two will be banked upon to provide an excellent start.

May 16, 2018, 18:57 PM IST
IPL 2018 MI vs KXIP: Players to watch out for

IPL 2018 MI vs KXIP: Players to watch out for

KXIP should fight for a win as their net run-rate is the lowest among all the teams and a loss here could make it worse. So even if they reach to 14 points, they will be down in the pecking order due to their run-rate. 

May 16, 2018, 17:39 PM IST
IPL 2018: KKR stay at third spot with seventh win, RR on fourth

IPL 2018: KKR stay at third spot with seventh win, RR on fourth

Having got RR out at 142, KKR stuttered at times but remained steady to overhaul the target in 18 overs. 

May 15, 2018, 23:42 PM IST
IPL 2018: Kuldeep Yadav 4/20 helps KKR beat RR by 6 wickets

IPL 2018: Kuldeep Yadav 4/20 helps KKR beat RR by 6 wickets

Having got RR out at 142, KKR stuttered at times but remained steady to overhaul the target in 18 overs. Chris Lynn (45) and Dinesh Karthik (31 not out) ensured they took their time in the middle and batted out their way to the victory.

May 15, 2018, 23:32 PM IST
IPL 2018: KKR's Kuldeep Yadav turns Rajasthan's tormentor

IPL 2018: KKR's Kuldeep Yadav turns Rajasthan's tormentor

For Kuldeep, the IPL hasn't been an overwhelming one so far. He has been economical in T20 standards but hasn't been among wickets. In the match against MI, he was hit for 43. But before the start of play on Tuesday, Kuldeep was seen flighting the ball and getting back to his strengths as a Chinaman. 

May 15, 2018, 21:49 PM IST
IPL 2018 KKR vs RR scores update: Steady KKR beat RR by 6 wickets

IPL 2018 KKR vs RR scores update: Steady KKR beat RR by 6 wickets

Kolkata return home at Eden Gardens with hopes of qualifying for the IPL playoffs. But it isn't as easy as it sounds as KKR are currently at a standpoint where they are flanked by four other contenders in the race for the knockouts. The KKR outfit have won 6 games out of 12 and they will have to win the last two to confirm their entry. On Tuesday, they will be facing an in-form RR, who lie a position beneath them on the table. In the same position, only net run-rate separates both of them. 

May 15, 2018, 19:28 PM IST
IPL 2018 KKR vs RR: Players to watch out for

IPL 2018 KKR vs RR: Players to watch out for

Kolkata return home at Eden Gardens with hopes of qualifying for the IPL playoffs. But it isn't as easy as it sounds as KKR are currently at a standpoint where they are flanked by four other contenders in the race for the knockouts. The KKR outfit have won 6 games out of 12 and they will have to win the last two to confirm their entry. On Tuesday, they will be facing an in-form RR, who lie a position beneath them on the table and only net run-rate separates both of them. 

May 15, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
IPL 2018: RCB to fight for survival against ousted DD

IPL 2018: RCB to fight for survival against ousted DD

RCB, who have just three wins from 10 games, have to win their remaining four games to have any chance of making the play-offs. Given their ordinary run so far in the IPL, RCB don't evoke much hope.

May 11, 2018, 13:50 PM IST
IPL 2018: Ishan Kishan credits Rohit Sharma after ballistic knock against KKR

IPL 2018: Ishan Kishan credits Rohit Sharma after ballistic knock against KKR

Picked up by MI for Rs 6.20 crore after an intense bidding with Royal Challengers Bangalore, the Jharkhand wicketkeeper batsman struggled initially with three ducks, forcing his team management to drop him down in the batting order from no. 3 to 4.

May 10, 2018, 15:10 PM IST