Shivam Mavi Maiden Wicket IPL 2018 Gautam Gambhir- KKR vs DD

India’s U-19 pace sensation and Kolkata Knight Riders Shivam Mavi looked on song during his second outing when he claimed his maiden wicket in IPL 2018 by picking up the prized scalp of opposition captain Gautam Gambhir during the 13th match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils at Kolkata. Continue reading “Shivam Mavi Maiden Wicket IPL 2018 Gautam Gambhir- KKR vs DD”

Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Preview- IPL 2018

The opening ceremony of the eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League will see arch rivals Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings clash and thus take a step forward in the quest for Championship.

Mumbai Indians who are known to be very poor starters, have lost all their opening five games of the fixtures.

Chennai Super Kings make a comeback to the IPL, after being suspended for two years.

Both the formidable teams CSK and MI would be gearing up at Wankhede Stadium to stamp their authority in the opening game.

Chennai Super Kings have won the IPL twice while Mumbai Indians has won three times.

Both the teams have played 22 matches against each other, with Mumbai Indians winning 12 times,and Chennai winning 10 times.

The last time the two teams clashed was in the year 2015, with Mumbai getting the better of Chennai.

We hope this game lives up to its billing, just as the Liverpool-Man City midweek Champions League did. That UCL tie was an enthralling one and leaves Pep Guardiola with several questions ahead of the second leg, as mentioned by the folks at the Manchester City news website

Mumbai had defeated Rising Pune Super Giants by one run to win the title in 2017.

Heinrich Klaasen replaces Steve Smith in Rajasthan Royals Squad – RR IPL 2018

South Africa wicket keeper Heinrich Klaasen who made his ODI debut in the series against India, has replaced banned Steve Smith in the Rajasthan Royals side for the Indian Premier League 2018. Continue reading “Heinrich Klaasen replaces Steve Smith in Rajasthan Royals Squad – RR IPL 2018”

Tom Curran replaces Mitchell Starc in Kolkata Knight Riders Squad – KKR IPL 2018

Kolkata Knight Riders have signed up Tom Curran as replacement for Mitchell Starc who has been ruled out due to stress fracture in his right leg in this year’s IPL 2018.

Starc was ruled out of the ongoing fourth Test between Australia and South Africa at the Wanderers.

Curran will be join his fellow Surrey mate Jason Roy in IPL 2018, who will be representing the Delhi Daredevils.

This will be Tom Curran’s maiden IPL Stint.

Tom Curran

Curran is expected to join KKR before their first match against Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 8.

He is also the 11th England player to take part in the league and the second replacement after Alex Hales who was recruited by Sunrisers Hyderabad couple of days ago.

In the year 2014, the 23 year old made his T20 debut for Surrey against Sussex.

In 51 T-20 games which he has played he has captured 53 wickets at an average of just over 27.

Curran, son of former Zimbabwe all-rounder Kevin, made his T20I debut for England against South Africa in Taunton last year picked up 3 wickets.