Saurabh Tiwary and Ambati Rayudu blasted twin fifties to power table-toppers Mumbai Indians to a challenging 173-5 against Kolkata Knight Riders in their last round league match of the Indian Premier League at the Eden Gardens here today.
Police arrested six bookies red-handed along with Rs 70,000, seven Android phones, one Maruti Swift car, one Passion Pro motorcycle.
A top-two finish will be up for grabs for both Mumbai (18 points) or Kolkata (16) as it will give them the privilege of getting two shots at making the final.
With 15 points from seven wins and five losses in 13 games, Sunrisers are currently placed at the fourth spot, while the Lions are already out of contention with only eight points from 13 matches.
Delhi Daredevils defeated fancied Rising Pune Supergiant by seven runs here today, making the play-off race tougher for the visiting side in the Indian Premier League.
Dravid, on the other hand, is also the coach of India A and Under-19 teams. He is believed to be the man who has groomed players like Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson and Karun Nair
Rising Pune Supergiant, who have gone from strength to strength, will look to seal their place in the Play-offs with a win over inconsistent Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League here tomorrow.
Mohit Sharma bowled one of best final over under pressure with Kings XI Punjab living to fight another day edging out Mumbai Indians by 7 runs in a high- scoring IPL thriller keeping their play-off chances alive.
The Allahabad High Court, on Thursday, issued notice to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sony Pictures Network and a pan masala manufacturing company.
The lessons have been learnt from the defeat and KKR have moved on, said the legendary former Proteas all-rounder.
The Bollywood star owner has rarely been present during KKR’s outing in the current season save the opening game against Gujarat Lions at Rajkot, last month.
A Sydney Morning Herald report claimed that Pat Howard, CA’s Executive General Manager of team performance, made the approaches at a time when the governing body and the Australian Cricketers’ Association are in dispute over a new pay deal for the players.
A loss today will mean that KXIP at best can go upto 14 points which will be futile. For Mumbai Indians, it will be a case of trying to regain the momentum after losing to Sunrisers Hyderabad in their last game.
Gayle also believes in giving back to the society by establishing “The Chris Gayle Academy” in UK and Jamaica and will also be hosting “The Chris Gayle Dinner,” a fund raising event for heart foundation.
With eight points from 11 games, Delhi had held on a faint hope of qualifying for the play-off but once Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Mumbai Indians to move into 15 points, it was all over for Zaheer Khan’s men.
Chris Lynn’s brilliant 84 went in vain as Kings XI Punjab produced a clinical bowling and fielding show under pressure to beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 14 runs in a tense IPL match
Putting up a dominant show, defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad spanked table-toppers Mumbai Indians by seven wickets in an IPL match to consolidate their fourth position in the table.
The defeat against Surisers Hyderabad did not hurt them since they have already qualified for the IPL Play-offs but for Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma tonight’s defeat is an eye-opener.
Stung by successive losses, Sunrisers Hyderabad will look to turn the ship around and inch closer to a play-off berth when they face table-toppers Mumbai Indians in a crucial IPL T20 match.
Dwayne Smith struck a whirlwind 74 as Gujarat Lions defeated Kings XI Punjab by six wickets in an Indian Premier League game
Sunil Narine smashed the joint fastest IPL fifty in his sensational knock of 54 as Kolkata Knight Riders thrashed a hapless Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets to seal a Play-offs berth here today.
Travis Head smashed a brilliant unbeaten 75 after Mandeep Singh’s 52 as Royal Challengers Bangalore recovered from a top-order collapse to post 158 for six in their IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders, here today.
The two banned franchises -Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals -are all set to comeback in the next edition of the league having served two year suspensions for their involvement in 2013 spot-fixing saga.
Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh raised the issue of smog and pollution in Delhi after Mumbai Indians’ emphatic win over Delhi Daredevils on Saturday night at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium
After registering a comprehensive ten-wicket win on their hometurf here a week back against Delhi Daredevils, KXIP pulled off another win against bottom-placed Royal Challengers Bangalore in Bengaluru.
Kolkata Kight Riders, who suffered losses against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rising Pune Supergiant in the last two matches, need two wins out of the remaining three matches to seal their berth in the play-off.
Mumbai Indians became the first team to qualify for the IPL Play-offs after bulldozing the hosts Delhi Daredevils by 146 runs in a one-sided match, here tonight.