All-round performance seals play-off berth for Delhi Capitals

Delhi Capitals qualified for the IPL play-offs for the first time since 2012 after a convincing 16-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore here on Sunday. Entertaining knocks from captain Shreyas Iyer (52 off 37) and Shikhar Dhawan (50 off 37) helped Delhi put up a daunting 187 for five before the bowlers delivered once again to stop the RCB at 171 for seven. Continue Reading

IPL 2019: RCB keen to spoil Mumbai’s party

Fresh from a much awaited victory, Royal Challengers Bangalore will be aiming to maintain winning momentum and spoil Mumbai Indians’ party when the two sides face-off in the Indian Premier League later today. After a string of losses where nothing worked in their favour, fifties by skipper Virat Kohli and ever-reliable Ab de Villiers, helped RCB register their maiden win of the season on Saturday night. The team is heavily reliant on Kohli and de Villiers and both would be keen to recreate their magic in front of a capacity crowd in Mumbai, on a day when the Indian team for the upcoming World Cup is scheduled to be picked. Continue Reading

IPL 2019: King Kohli ready for rampaging Rohit

Call it a mighty battle. Two big teams fight each other, after both lost their opening matches. To be played in Bengaluru tomorrow, the hosts led by Kohli must be eager to get a going after they were dismissed for a paltry 70 the other night against Chennai Super Kings. Mumbai Indians were tamed by Delhi Capitals on Sunday. Continue Reading