The BCCI on Sunday announced the schedule for the upcoming Indian Premier League 2021. The marquee event returns to India after a gap of two years.
The tournament will be held in Chennai, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Bengaluru and Kolkata respectively.
The IPL 2021 season will begin on April 9 with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai.
The afternoon matches will begin at 3:30 PM IST while the evening games will start at 7:30 PM. The playoffs and the final will take place at the newly built Narendra Modi Cricket stadium in Ahmedabad.
The VIVO IPL this year will be played behind closed doors during the initial stages.
Left arm spinner Axar Patel claimed yet another five-wicket haul as India defeated England by an innings and 25 runs to win the four match test series 3-1 at Ahmedabad on Saturday.
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Rishabh Pant’s blistering ton followed by an unbeaten half-century by Washington Sundar put India in a strong position at the end of Day 2 of the final test on Friday.
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Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin shared seven wickets between them, as India gained the upper hand at the end of Day 1 of the fourth test at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Thursday.
England made two changes in the playing XI by playing Dan Lawrence and Dom Bess in place of Stuart Broad and Jofra Archer. On the other hand India included Mohammed Siraj in place of Jasprit Bumrah who had gone home.
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Kieron Pollard became the third player after Herschelle Gibbs and Yuvraj Singh to score six sixes in an over.
The 33 year old Trinidadian scored a quickfire 38 off 11 balls against Sri lanka in the first T-20 international on Thursday. The West Indies rounder took on Akila Danajaya by smashing him for 36 runs in his third over.
The 27 year old right arm leg spinner spinner also took a hat-trick by dismissing Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle and Nicholas Pooran off successive deliveries.
The Windies skipper followed in the footsteps of former South African opener Gibbs who smashed Netherland’s Daan van Bunge for six consecutive sixes against the Netherlands in the 2007 World Cup and India’s Yuvraj Singh, who also achieved the feat in the 2007 T-20 World Cup against England.
Glenn Maxwell scored a blistering 70 as Australia defeated New Zealand by 64 runs in the third t-20 international at Wellington on Wednesday.
The Black Caps made one change with Mark Chapman replacing all-rounder Mitchell Santner, while the visitors handed debutant Riley Meredith his first game, with the Hurricanes pacer replacing Daniel Sams.
After being sent in by New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson, Australian opener Matthew Wade was caught by Martin Guptill at slips off Trent Boult for 5.
Aaron Finch along with Josh Philippe added 83 runs for the second wicket, before the latter fell to Ish Sodhi for a quickfire 43.
Skipper Finch was then involved in yet another stand with Maxwell. The former looked good in his innings of 69, before being caught by Kyle Jamieson off Sodhi for a well made 69. Continue reading “Australia vs New Zealand Third T-20 Match Report 2021”