They have it all to do to earn a place in the playoffs, so the Royal Challengers Bangalore went out against the Kings XI Punjab and did it all… and in double quick time.
England’s Ben Stokes and West Indian Jofra Archer were in top form with the ball for Rajasthan Royals to keep the Mumbai Indian batsmen in check.
Jos Buttler kept his form-train running with a fifth consecutive IPL 50 to bump the Rajasthan Royals up to fifth place on the log.
Jos Buttler’s last two innings have totalled 189 without the English batsman losing his wicket, and his exquisite run of form augurs well for the Rajasthan Royals during the season run-in for the playoffs.
A Man of the Match performance from AB de Villiers included a stunning 72 not out… and a sensational catch in the deep.
Sandeep Lamichhane from Nepal enjoyed a brilliant debut for Delhi Daredevils against Royal Challengers Bangalore, but he couldn’t prevent his team from going down by five wickets.
Royal Challengers Bangalore kept their playoff hopes alive with a classy all-round display against a game Delhi Daredevils outfit.
Ireland’s first Test appearance was delayed by 24 hours after rain washed out day one of their inaugural Test against Pakistan. But day two has proved to be worth the wait for the Irish.
Mohammad Hafeez has expressed his lack of faith in the ICC’s illegal bowling actions policy.
It was a mixed bag for South African players on the County circuit, with the promise of much to come in the next three days.
Rishabh Pant rewrote the history books after his sensational 128 for the Delhi Daredevils became the highest score by an Indian batsman in T20 cricket.
The Highveld Lions have appointed Enoch Nkwe as head coach for the franchise with immediate effect.
Amid the big-hitting exploits of Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan and Kane Williamson, Sandeep Sharma played a key role in Sunrisers Hyderabad’s win.
Throughout history, the plucky Irish have always had to battle for their piece of the pie, and the world of cricket is no exception.
New Aussie Test skipper Tim Paine calls for the ball-tampering trio to be ‘a bit more respectful of our opposition and the game’.