A wrap of all the weekend’s IPL action involving South African players.
Despite being undermined by AB’s brilliant innings, Dhawal Kulkarni’s 4-8 is the Play of the Day for its sheer impact.
AB de Villiers played one of his most influential T20 innings when he took the Royal Challengers to a four-wicket win over the Gujarat Lions in a No 1 qualifying match.
Dwayne Smith’s brilliant spell which brought him four wickets at the cost of eight runs is our Play of the Day.
A brilliant spell by Dwayne Smith, taking 4-8, set up the Gujarat Lions for a comprehensive six-wicket win over the Knight Riders on Thursday.
The run-out of Gautam Gambhir was a big moment in the Kolkata Knight Riders’ defeat at the hands of the Royal Challengers on Monday.
AB de Villiers followed up his incredible 129 against the Gujarat Lions with 59 off 31 balls to help the Royal Challengers beat the Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets.
AB de Villiers’ powerful 64 off 35 balls gave the Royal Challengers enough muscle to beat the Kings XI by one run on Monday night.
The Gujarat Lions returned to the top of the IPL standings after overpowering the Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets at Eden Gardens on Sunday.
It was a pivotal time: The Challengers had lost Lokesh Rahul and AB de Villiers in one over and the run rate had climbed to 13.
Hashim Amla’s long-awaited IPL debut lasted five balls, when he was run out for one as the Kings XI fought their way to a nine-run win against the Delhi Daredevils.
A brilliant ton from Virat Kohli and a massive blast from Shane Watson gave the Royal Challengers a seven-wicket win over the Pune Supergiants.
Aaron Finch scored an unbeaten fifty as the Gujarat Lions got off to a shaky start against the Sunriser Hyderabad.
Shikhar Dhawan scored an unbeaten 47 to help the Sunrisers Hyderabad to a five-wicket win against the Gujarat Lions.
It wasn’t much, but it was important: MS Dhoni hammered 10 off two balls to regain the momentum against JP Duminy’s Dehi Daredevils.