Proteas leg-spinner Imran Tahir was unable to prevent the Chennai Super Kings from slipping to a one-run defeat to the Mumbai Indians in Sunday’s Indian Premier League final in Hyderabad, but topped the 2019 tournament’s wicket-takers regardless.
The 2018 and 2019 editions of the Indian Premier League have come and gone. Certain players are paid per match, while others hold seasonal contracts. Some South Africans have offered franchises better value for money than others, as this two-year analysis reveals.
Proteas wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock played a key role as the Mumbai Indians beat the Chennai Super Kings by one run in Sunday’s Indian Premier League final at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad.
A Delhi Capitals XI minus the services of South African trio Chris Morris, Colin Ingram and Kagiso Rabada, beat the Sunrisers Hyderabad by two wickets in Wednesday’s Indian Premier League eliminator in Visakhapatnam.
Proteas leg-spinner Imran Tahir was unable to prevent the Chennai Super Kings from falling to a six-wicket defeat at the hands of the Mumbai Indians in Tuesday’s Indian Premier League first qualifier at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chepauk, Chennai.
The 2019 Indian Premier League round-robin fixtures have been completed. Four South Africans have left, and six remain for this week’s play-offs.
A near century from Proteas captain Faf du Plessis was not enough for the Chennai Super Kings to prevent a six-wicket defeat to the Kings XI Punjab in Sunday’s Indian Premier League fixture at the IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali, Chandigarh.
Former South African captain AB de Villiers fell for a mere single, but the Royal Challengers Bangalore beat the Sunrisers Hyderabad by four wickets regardless, in Saturday’s Indian Premier League fixture at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
The Mumbai Indians required a Super Over to beat the Sunrisers Hyderabad in Thursday’s Indian Premier League fixture at the Wankhede Stadium.
Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada, who is nursing a stiff back, was rested by the Delhi Capitals for Wednesday’s Indian Premier League fixture against the Chennai Super Kings at the M Chidambaram Stadium in Chepauk.
Former South African captain AB de Villiers’ opportunity to narrow Australian David Warner’s lead among the 2019 Indian Premier League’s run-scorers was hampered by rain on Tuesday.
Australian batsman David Warner’s final innings in the ongoing Indian Premier League reminded South Africa and other opponents what to anticipate during the World Cup.
South African opening batsman Quinton de Kock fell for a duck as the Mumbai Indians lost to the Kolkata Knight Riders by 34 runs in Sunday’s Indian Premier League fixture at Eden Gardens.
A late assault from England all-rounder Jofra Archer ensured a three-wicket win for the Rajasthan Royals over the Kolkata Knight Riders in Thursday’s Indian Premier League clash at Eden Gardens.
Dale Steyn‘s participation in the Cricket World Cup has been thrown into doubt after confirmation that the speedster will return to South Africa to seek a medical opinion on his latest injury.