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IPL 2021: DC registers comprehensive 8-wicket victory against SRH

Bowlers came to the party and Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan and captain Rishabh Pant contributed with the bat as Delhi Capitals (DC) sealed a comprehensive eight-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their IPL match in Dubai on Tuesday. Requiring 135 runs to win, DC were quick off the blocks, courtesy Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi...

SRH pacer T Natarajan tests COVID-19 positive ahead of match against Delhi Capitals

In a major blow to Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), the team’s key pacer T Natarajan on Wednesday tested positive for COVID-19. The team is currently at the bottom of the points table. Despite the development, the IPL match between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad will go ahead as planned later during the day at the Dubai...

Rajasthan Royals resume their IPL journey with a victory against Punjab Kings

Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals (RR) resumed their IPL journey with a victory against Punjab Kings (PBKS) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. Rajasthan Royals held their nerve till the end despite Mayank Agarwal’s 67 and cameos from PBKS captain KL Rahul, Aiden Markram and Nicholas Pooran and went on to seal a two-run...

KKR registers thumping victory against RCB in Abu Dhabi

Despite having one of the best batting line-ups, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) had to face an embarrassing defeat in their match against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League. RCB’s batting line-up collapsed like a house of cards—thanks to some terrific bowling by KKR’s Andre Russell, Varun Chakaravarthy and Lockie Ferguson. KKR...

Fans to be allowed in stadiums for IPL matches in UAE

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced that the remainder of the IPL matches will be played in the UAE in the presence of spectators. It said that a limited number of spectators will be allowed in stadiums in the UAE where the tournament will resume from September 19. Notably,...

IPL had no role in cancellation of Manchester Test with England: Sourav Ganguly

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly has rubbished speculations that the Indian Premier League (IPL) had a role behind the cancellation of the fifth and final Test between India and England at Manchester last week. The former India captain said that the Indian players were concerned about contracting COVID-19 and...

Shikhar Dhawan, wife Ayesha divorce after 9 years of marriage

New Delhi: Indian cricketer Shikhar Dhawan and his wife of nine years, Ayesha Mukherjee, have called it quits in their marriage. In an Instagram post on Tuesday, Ayesha said that she was now a two-time divorcee, announcing her divorce from Dhawan. The couple had got married in 2012. In his Instagram post on Wednesday, Shikhar...

BCCI to host T20 World Cup in the UAE

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday confirmed that the 2021 edition of the T20 World Cup in India will be shifted to the UAE. There will be no change in the dates for the T20 World Cup. The main leg will start from October 24 and the final will be...

BCCI postpones IPL 2021 as players, support staff test COVID positive

After several players and support staff tested positive for COVID-19, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced the postponement of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Notably, the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore that was scheduled at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Monday had to...

IPL match scheduled today in Ahmedabad postponed as 2 KKR players test COVID-19 positive

The Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) that has scheduled today at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad has been postponed. The decision comes after two team members of the KKR squad tested positive for COVID-19. According to an official statement, Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier...

DC thrashes KKR in Ahmedabad as Prithvi smashes 82 off 41 balls

Delhi Capitals (DC) returned to winning ways after registering a comfortable victory over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in IPL at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Thursday. With the victory, DC has occupied the second spot on the points table. Notably, Chennai Super Kings continue to remain on top of the points table. Exceptional...

CSK on top of IPL points table after victory against SRH

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) marked their return to the top of the table after registering a comfortable victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Wednesday. Chasing 172, CSK openers continued their rich form and got off to a flying start, being in control...