The fixtures for the Indian Premier League 2018 season was announced on Wednesday with the defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on Chennai Super Kings at Wankhede Stadium in the tournament opener on 7th April.
Kolkata Knight Riders survived a heavy scare from the rainy conditions in Bangalore and successfully managed to chase the revised target of 48 runs from six overs with seven wickets in hand against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Eliminator contest of the Indian Premier League tournament.
The Indian Premier League tournament moves to the first knock-out game this season where the defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the Eliminator in Bangalore on Wednesday.
David Warner and Vijay Shanker scored fifties as Sunrisers Hyderabad chased down 155 runs against Gujarat Lions in 18.1 overs with eight wickets in hand to confirm a berth in the play-off of the Indian Premier League.
Siddharth Kaul picked a three wicket haul while Mohammad Nabi and Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled splendid spells as Sunrisers Hyderabad restricted Mumbai Indians to 138 for seven and chased down the target in 18.2 overs with seven wickets in hand in the 48th match of Indian Premier League.
Jaydev Unadkat picked his maiden five-wicket haul including a hat-trick while Ben Stokes slammed 39 runs and backed it up with a three-wicket haul as Rising Pune Supergiant defended 148 successfully against Sunrisers Hyderabad by 12 runs in the 44th match of Indian Premier League in Hyderabad.
On a high after defeating the Kolkata Knight Riders away from home, the Rising Pune Supergiant will be looking to cement their playoff spot and give the Sunrisers Hyderabad a few anxious moments towards the end of the tournament.
A collective batting effort led by Corey Anderson helped Delhi Daredevils chase down 186 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the final over with six wickets in hand in the 40th game of Indian Premier League at Feroz Shah Kotla.
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.
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.
MS Dhoni remained unbeaten on 61 as he rolled back the years to win a last ball thriller for Rising Pune Supergiant chasing 177 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 24th match of Indian Premier League in Pune.
Kane Williamson scored a fluent 89 while Shikhar Dhawan played a handy knock of 70 runs as Sunrisers Hyderabad registered a 15-run victory while defending a total of 192 runs against Delhi Daredevils in the 21st game of the Indian Premier League.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked a five-wicket haul including a decisive penultimate over as Sunrisers Hyderabad overcame a brilliant 95 from Manan Vohra to win the 19th match of the Indian Premier League by five runs.