KL Rahul’s unbeaten hundred and Chris Gayle’s half-century went in vain as Mumbai Indians defeated Kings XI Punjab by three wickets in an Indian Premier League match in Mumbai on Wednesday.
All-round Chennai Super Kings made short work of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), thrashing them by seven wickets in a lopsided Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter in Chennai on Tuesday. The victory saw the defending champions replace KKR at the top of the eight-team points table with 10 points from six matches.
Australia's Claire Polosak said it was a "special day" as she made history in becoming the first female umpire to stand in a men's one-day international.
Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri ruled out any clear favourites, nevertheless he rated his team as a top contender along with the hosts for the upcoming 50-over World Cup to be held in England.
Shreyas Iyer led from the front with a brilliant half-century as Delhi Capitals (DC) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by four wickets in a lopsided Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday.
Riding high on David Warner’s half-century Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) beat Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 45 runs in their Indian Premier League clash at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Monday.
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma was on Monday docked 15 per cent of his match fee for hitting the stumps with his bat following his dismissal in a highly charged Indian Premier League game.
Jofra Archer did his best to take the heat out of a potentially awkward situation with his new England team-mates after a quicker than expected call-up put him on course for a place in the hosts’ World Cup squad.
Half-centuries from Shikhar Dhawan and skipper Shreyas Iyer helped Delhi Capitals outplay Royal Challengers Bangalore by 16 runs to enter the Indian Premier League play-offs on Sunday.