Mitch’s arrival significantly boosted the confidence of the young players.

Kolkata Knight Riders became IPL 2024 champions, lifting their third title – and first in a decade – as they dismantled the dominant SRH batting lineup, bundling them out for just 113 for a comprehensive 8-wicket win. Here’s what the various KKR players and support staff had to say: Bharat Arun | KKR’s bowling coach: […]

“You Need Highly Skillful Bowlers at Chinnaswamy” – Andy Flower

A remarkable turnaround in their campaign came to a halt in the Eliminator in Ahmedabad, as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) were knocked out of IPL 2024 with a four-wicket defeat by Rajasthan Royals. After losing seven of their first eight matches, RCB managed six successive victories to reach the playoffs for the fourth time in […]

Plucky Royals Deliver Stellar Bowling Performance to Eliminate RCB

In a closely-fought Eliminator contest, Ravichandran Ashwin (2 for 19) and Trent Boult (1 for 16) delivered stellar bowling performances while Riyan Parag (36 off 26) provided a crucial knock under pressure. This helped the Rajasthan Royals break their losing streak and end RCB’s six-game winning run in the do-or-die match. Winning an important toss, […]

Washout in Guwahati Sets Up KKR vs SRH in Qualifier 1

Rain Takes Center Stage as KKR and RR Split Points in Final IPL 2024 League Match Rain played spoilsport in the last league match of IPL 2024, with hosts Rajasthan Royals and league toppers Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) sharing a point each on Sunday night. The downpour began just before the scheduled toss and continued […]

SRH Conclude League Stage on a High Note with Impressive Chase

SRH Triumphs Over a Spirited Punjab Kings with a Record-Breaking Chase Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) concluded their league stage in style by overcoming a spirited performance from a depleted Punjab Kings side, who fielded only one foreign player. Abhishek Sharma and Heinrich Klaasen led SRH to a convincing chase of 215 runs, ending the league on […]

The Last of the Legends

Can an event feel improbable and inevitable simultaneously? This great paradox was at play as MS Dhoni walked out to bat at the Wankhede Stadium on April 14 to the swirling, interminable noise that has boomed across India’s cricket stadiums these last two years. Only four balls were left in CSK’s innings: not much time […]

RCB’s Playoff Push Reaches Climactic Moment

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Powerplay: MI Take Early Control 49/2 (RR: 8.17; 5x4s, 2x6s) After a slow start and the early departure of Devdutt Padikkal in the first three overs, Marcus Stoinis struck three successive boundaries off Anshul Kamboj to get LSG going in the powerplay. KL Rahul joined the action in the last over, smashing […]

Pooran’s Blitz Propels LSG to Triumphant Finish

Half-centuries by Rohit Sharma and Naman Dhir went in vain as Lucknow Super Giants secured an 18-run win in their last league game. Despite the win, LSG are out of contention for the playoffs. Conversely, with only four wins this season, Mumbai Indians once again finished at the bottom of the table. What made the […]

SRH Advance to IPL 2024 Playoffs Following Washout

SRH Advance to IPL 2024 Playoffs Following Washout The washout on Thursday (May 16) in Hyderabad has confirmed SRH as the third team to make it to the IPL 2024 playoffs, after KKR and RR. It has also ended DC’s campaign, leaving RCB and CSK to compete for the last playoff spot. Playoff Equation for […]