It’s a no contest thanks to the destructive Knight Riders hitters.

Compared to Phil Salt, his opening partner, Narine batted very differently. As if cruelly chasing away insects, Narine swatted sixes and fours with the nonchalance akin to, say, Deadpool or Han Solo. However, Salt—one of the most powerful batsmen in contemporary cricket—clubbed the ball with the same ferocity that Thor would hammer anything. Ishant Sharma’s […]

Du Plessis: “Mayank’s command of length was impressive.”

Mayank Yadav’s ability to manage length was excellent on Tuesday night during RCB’s loss to Lucknow Super Giants, according to captain Faf du Plessis. At the Chinnaswamy Stadium, Mayank was the star of the show as he claimed three wickets. After the defeat, du Plessis remarked, “It is the new action you haven’t faced before, […]

Devine is ruled out of the final T20I match against England due to a quad injury

The quad injury that Sophie Devine, the captain of New Zealand, suffered while bowling during Wednesday’s fourth Twenty20 international, has forced her out of the fifth and final Twenty20 international against England. On Thursday, New Zealand Cricket said that Devine “had sustained a grade one quad strain which would require a short period of rehabilitation” […]

Parag and Chahal give RR a two-for-two.

In a close match, the Rajasthan Royals defeated the tenacious Delhi Capitals thanks to a strong bowling effort that supported Riyan Parag’s valiant batting performance. In their second IPL 2024 match, Rishabh Pant’s team was dealt yet another cruel blow, but the Royals secured their second straight victory. A stuttering royal Early on, the Sawai […]

Records rewritten as SRH overpower Mumbai Indians in an epic hit-a-thon

Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians put up a feast that the former won by 31 runs in a match that may rival any in terms of overall hitting pedigree. In all, forty overs saw 38 sixes—the most in a Twenty20 match—and 523 runs—also the most in a Twenty20 match—scored in a battle that will live […]

RCB wins its first title thanks to spinners and Perry.

A week ago today, Richa Ghosh was sitting immobile on the ground after getting run out on the final ball in a thrilling match that saw Delhi Capitals defeat Royal Challengers Bangalore by one run. Ghosh’s batting partner Shreyanka Patil wept uncontrollably across the other end. The playoffs for RCB have been extremely close. Ghosh […]