The costliest buy this season, Yuvraj Singh has not set the IPL ablaze the way he was expected to but his Delhi Daredevils captain J P Duminy has backed the star player to come good in the later stages of the T20 league.
Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni lauded pacer Ashish Nehra for his fiery spell and expressed satisfaction that his team could held on to nerves against Delhi Daredevils in their thrilling match of the IPL-8 twenty20 cricket tournament here.
Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a star-studded Mumbai Indians in the qualifiers, will come face to face with one of the favourites to lift the title, South Africa's Cape Cobras, in their opening Group B tie of the Champions League T20 here on Friday.
Defending champions Mumbai Indians slumped to their fourth consecutive defeat as Delhi Daredevils dished out a clinical all-round display to record an easy six-wicket win in an Indian Premier League match here on Monday
Former South African captain Ali Bacher has said that the team`s current ODI squad captain AB de Villiers should be given the reins of the nation`s Test team, with Faf du Plessis being appointed as vice-captain.
Delhi Daredevils are gearing up to get their campaign back on track amid uncertainty over the availability of their best batsman Kevin Pietersen for the Indian Premier League match against Kolkata Knight Riders who will look to continue their winning momentum here on Saturday.
He himself knows a thing or two about batting in the end overs and Delhi Daredevils` J P Duminy says he has taken tips from his South Africa teammate A B de Villiers, who is considered one of the best finishers in the game today.
With back-to-back victories, South Africa have put themselves in contention for a semifinal berth and they will look to seal the berth when they clash with England in their last Group 1 league match of the ICC World T20 here on Saturday