A sensational bowling effort by Chennai Super Kings saw them defend a modest total as they crushed Royal Challengers Bangalore by 24 runs to regain their position at the top of the table in the Indian Premier League cricket tournament, here on Monday.
Hosts Kolkata Knight Riders will face fifth placed Sunrisers Hyderabad in Match 38 of the Indian Premier League T20. KKR have won just four games from nine matches and will need to get a home win in order to stay in the top four.
Left sleepless the last time he played a bad shot against Mumbai Indians, in-form Rajasthan Royals batsman Ajinkya Rahane he was desperate to set the record straight which helped him notch up the sublime 91-run knock in an IPL match here.
Delhi Daredevils skipper Jean-Paul Duminy blamed poor batting and fielding as well as lack of intensity for his team's 14-run loss to Rajasthan Royals In an IPL cricket match at the Brabourne Stadium here.
Former Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) president Narayanaswami Srinivasan has reportedly transferred his entire stake in India Cements – the principal owners of Chennai Super Kings to a trust. He is the managing director of India Cements and owns 29 per cent shares.
In the 35th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Mumbai Indians beat struggling Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) quite comfortably by 23 runs at PCA Stadium, Mohali. While chasing the challenging total of 172, KXIP kept losing wickets from the onset and eventually lost yet another match.
Chennai Super Kings would seek to get back to winning ways and consolidate their position at the top while Royal Challengers Bangalore would hope to build on the momentum when they lock horns in an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match here on Monday.
Kolkata Knight Riders will have the psychological edge over Sunrisers Hyderabad but the defending champions will be wary of the visiting side's resurgence when they clash in an IPL cricket match at the Eden Gardens here on Monday.
Buoyed by the win against table-toppers Chennai Super Kings, SunRisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody said his team still has quite a distance to go and will need to continue the momentum in its remaining games.
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, here on Saturday.
Having notched up back-to-back victories with a win over Rajasthan Royals in their last game, Mumbai Indians will start as favourites when they take on laggards Kings XI Punjab in an IPL cricket match here.