Eoin Morgan and Shikhar Dhawan blasted fine half-centuries to help Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) beat Rajasthan Royals (RR) by seven runs at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai in the 41st game of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
High on confidence after four back to back wins, the Mumbai Indians (MI) will be looking to break Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) unbeaten run at home as they look to make their way into the top four of the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table.
Chris Gayle hammered a scintillating century, while Mitchell Starc and Sreenath Aravind took four-wicket hauls as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) embarrassed Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the Chinnaswamy Stadium winning by 138 runs in game 40 of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Ambati Rayudu pulled off another crucial innings under pressure and Harbhajan Singh bowled a dream spell to inspire Mumbai Indians (MI) to a five-wicket win against Delhi Daredevils (DD) at the Wankhede Stadium to move fourth on the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) produced a classic team-effort to expose and rip apart Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a highly one-sided contest at the Eden Gardens defeating them by 35 runs to go third on the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table.
Suresh Raina scored a half-century as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) bowled and fielded brilliantly to defend a small total against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) winning by 24 runs at their home ground to go to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table.
As the Indian Premier League 2015 gets towards the critical stages and teams battle for the play-offs, Mayukh Bhattacharya picks out the players who have impressed, and those who have disappointed so far.
Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Ryan ten Doeschate admits that the defending champions are under pressure following their seven-wicket defeat to Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premiere League on Saturday.