In a virtual meeting held on May 29, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to conduct the remaining VIVO Indian Premier League 2021 season in UAE. As per BCCI, the decision was taken considering the September-October monsoon season in India. For the same, BCCI also asked the concerned authorities to approach ICC seeking an extension of the T20 World Cup 2021 scheduled in October.
The defending champions Mumbai Indians registered their fourth win in the IPL 2021 as they beat Chennai Super Kings in a high voltage thriller by 4 wickets on May 1. After being asked to bat first, CSK successfully put a big total of 218 runs for the loss of four wickets in 20 overs. The credit for the big score goes to in-form CSK players Moeen Ali and Faf du Plessis, who stood for 108-run partnership, and… read-more
The Chennai Super Kings have continued their winning streak in the IPL 2021 as they beat the Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven wickets on April 28. After winning the toss, SRH decided to bat first and put a challenging total of 171 runs for the loss of three wickets in 20 overs. Chasing the 172-run target, CSK began on a ballistic path as its openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis clocked match-… read-more
The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Punjab Kings by five wickets in a low scoring game in the IPL 2021 on April 26 at the Narendra Modi stadium in Ahmedabad. Invited to bat first, Punjab Kings managed to put a very small total of 123 runs for the loss of nine wickets in their 20 overs. Opener Mayank Agarwal scored the most (31 runs) for the Kings, followed by the quickfire knock of 18-ball 30-run by Chris… read-more
After two back to back loses in the ongoing season of IPL2021 the Rajasthan Royals on April 24 registered their third win against Kolkata knight riders by six wickets. In their fifth contender at the Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium, Royals, after winning the toss elected to bowl first and successfully restricted the Knight Riders on 133/9. Chasing a below par target of 134, Royals won the game in the 19th over with 11 balls remaining. Leading the… read-more
A scintillating knock of Shikhar Dhawan, scoring 92 runs off just 49 deliveries, brought a comprehensive victory to the Delhi Capitals over Punjab Kings. Pocketing the toss-coin, Capitals' skipper Rishabh Pant opted to chase, a decision that is quite frequent this season. However, Kings' top order did not seem intimidated due to toss-loss, rather they played to the hilt to score handsomely, especially in the opening powerplay. With skipper KL… read-more
The BCCI, on March 7, released the schedule for the much-awaited Vivo IPL 2021. Starting on April 9, the series will have a total of 56 group matches that will be held at six venues - Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, and Mumbai - till May 30. The tournament opener… read-more
As per reports, the BCCI has geared up to host the IPL 2021 across six venues in India from April 9-May 30. Recently, the sport governing body had also selected the probable venues - Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, and Bengaluru. While the eight teams will stay in bio-bubbles throughout the 52-day tournament, the organisers are yet to confirm on allowing fans in the stadium.
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