David Warner, Shikhar Dhawan and Kane Williamson all slammed half-centuries as Sunrisers Hyderabad managed to win the 33rd game of the Indian Premier League by 26 runs against Kings XI Punjab in a high scoring encounter in Mohali.
Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa scored fluent knocks of 71 and 59 respectively as Kolkata Knight Riders consolidated their position at top chasing down 161 runs against Delhi Daredevils with seven wickets in hand in the 32nd game of Indian Premier League at Eden Gardens.
West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels has been included in the Delhi Daredevils squad for the remainder of the Indian Premier League season as a replacement for South Africa wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock.
Andrew Tye registered figures of 12 for three while Aaron Finch slammed a 34-ball 72 as Gujarat Lions chased down 135 against Royal Challengers Bangalore in just 13.5 overs with seven wickets in hand in the 31st game of the Indian Premier League at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Robin Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir scored 87 and 62 runs respectively as Kolkata Knight Riders chased down 183 runs against Rising Pune Supergiant in 18.1 overs to win the 30th game of Indian Premier League by seven wickets.
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has been docked 50 per cent of his match fee after he was charged for a breach of conduct offence during the recently concluded Indian Premier League encounter against Rising Pune Supergiant at Wankhede on Monday.
Persistent rain and wet outfield at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium led to the abandonment of the 29th game of the Indian Premier League between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad without a ball being bowled.
Ben Stokes picked two wickets and conceded just 21 runs as Rising Pune Supergiant successfully defended 160 runs against Mumbai Indians and sealed a three-run victory in the 28th match of the Indian Premier League at Wankhede Stadium.
In what was a shocking display with the bat, Royal Challengers Bangalore were bowled out for just 49 runs in a chase of 132 runs as Kolkata Knight Riders completed a massive 82-run victory in the 27th match of Indian Premier League at Eden Gardens.
A rare loss at home would have come as a surprise given the Kolkata Knight Riders’ record at home and with Chris Gayle coming back into form for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, this one promises to be an exciting contest.