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.
Senior Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik believes no team is favourite to win the upcoming World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales from May 30.
Noor Al Yemen triumphed in the 45th edition of the Bukhatir Premier League after an enthralling 13 run win over Chemie Tech in the final at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Monday. Waleed Bukhatir, Vice-Chairman of the Sharjah Cricket Club and Mazhar Khan, manager of Sharjah Cricket Club, were present at the final and gave away the prizes.
India’s Virat Kohli has gone to bat for his former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, saying it was unfortunate to see so many people going after the veteran player. Dhoni, 37, led India to World Cup victory at home in 2011 but his patchy form in recent times has led critics to question the wicketkeeper-batsman’s place on the side.
Steve Smith (59 not out) played a captain’s knock as Rajasthan Royals (RR) kept their play-off hopes alive after defeating Mumbai Indians (MI) by 5 wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, here on Saturday.
After clinching a morale-boosting win against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will look to continue with the momentum and keep their slim chances of making it to the play-offs alive when they take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday.