Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings Match Report-11 April 2019

Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored a brilliant half century, as Chennai Super Kings defeated Rajasthan Royals by 4 wickets at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur on Thursday.

Chennai brought in Mitchell Santner and Shardul Thakur in place of Harbhajan Singh and Scott Kuggeleijn, while Rajasthan included debutant Riyan Parag, Jaydev Unadkat and Sanju Samson. Continue reading “Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings Match Report-11 April 2019”

Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab Match Report- 10 April 2019

Stand in skipper Kieron Pollard scored a belligerent 83, as Mumbai Indians defeated Kings XI Punjab by three wickets in a last ball thriller at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Wednesday. Continue reading “Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab Match Report- 10 April 2019”

Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match Report- 9 April 2019

Faf du Plessis scored an unbeaten 43, as Chennai Super Kings defeated cruised to a seven wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders at M Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on Tuesday.

Both teams went in with an unchanged line up.

Chennai Super Kings Starting Line up vs Kolkata Knight Riders

After being put into bat by Chennai, Kolkata Knight Riders lost wickets of Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine and Nitish Rana with the score on 9.

Robin Uthappa looked good in his short stay, before perishing to a pull which landed in the safe hands of Kedar Jadhav at deep square leg off Deepak Chahar.

The visitors lost skipper Dinesh Karthik and youngster Shubman Gill, as KKR slumped at 47/6.

Andre Russell bailed KKR out of trouble to some extent by scoring a valuable fifty. His knock comprised of five fours and three sixes, as KKR finished at 108 for 9 in their allotted 20 overs.

Chahar was Super Kings best bowler as he claimed 3/20 in 4 overs, while Harbhajan Singh and Imran Tahir bagged 2 wickets each.

Chasing a target of 109, Shane Watson got off to a brisk start, by hitting two fours and one six, before being dismissed by Sunil Narine.

Suresh Raina failed cash in on the opportunity to make a big score as he fell to brilliant catch brilliant catch by Piyush Chawla for 14 runs.

Du Plessis and Ambati Rayudu batted cautiously as the duo added 46 runs for the third wicket, before the latter was caught by Nitish Rana off the 30 year old Chawla.

The 34 year old Proteas captain along with Kedar Jadhav added an unbeaten 30 run stand for the 4th wicket, as Chennai Super Kings reached the target of 109 runs comfortably with 16 balls to spare.

With this win, Chennai jumped to the top position in the IPL 2019, while Kolkata suffered their second loss.

Sunil Narine was Kolkata Knight Riders best bowler as he ended up with 2/24, while Piyush Chawla claimed a solitary wicket.

Deepak Chahar was declared the Man of the match for his brilliant spell.

Deepak Chahar

The 24th Match of the Indian Premier League will be played between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai on 10 April Wednesday.

New Australia Cricket World Cup 2019 Jersey Released by Asics

This is the new Australia CWC 2019 shirt, the uniform to be worn by the Australian cricket team at this summer’s World Cup in England. The Aussies are the reigning world champions and appear to be peaking at the right time in the 50 over format after impressive away series wins against India and Pakistan. They came from 2-0 down to beat Ravi Shastri’s men 3-2 in India, and followed it up with a stunning 5-0 whitewash of Pakistan in the UAE.

Made by Asics, the new Australia CWC kit was officially unveiled on April 9, 2019. The jersey’s predominantly yellow, with green featuring on the collar, shoulders and sides.

Australia have warm up games against England and Sri Lanka in Southampton before officially beginning the defence of their title against Afghanistan at Bristol on June 1.

All-rounder Glenn Maxwell is here seen modelling the new Australian CWC uniform.

New Australia Cricket World Cup Jersey 2019

Australia have reached the finals in five of the last six World Cups. Continue reading “New Australia Cricket World Cup 2019 Jersey Released by Asics”

Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Match Report- 8 April 2019

Lokesh Rahul and Mayank Agarwal scored fluent half centuries, as Kings XI Punjab defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 6 wickets in a nail bitting encounter at Mohali on Monday. Continue reading “Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Match Report- 8 April 2019”

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals Match Report- 7 April 2019

Shreyas Iyer held his nerve by scoring a fine 67, as Delhi Capitals defeated the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 4 wickets at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on Sunday.

After being sent into bat by Delhi, Bangalore lost an early wicket of Parthiv Patel for just 9 runs. Continue reading “Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals Match Report- 7 April 2019”

Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians Match Report- 6 April 2019

Alzarri Joseph made an impressive debut in the Indian Premier League by claiming 6/12, as Mumbai Indians defeated the Sunrisers Hyderabad by 40 runs at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad on Saturday. Continue reading “Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians Match Report- 6 April 2019”

Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab Match Report- 6 April 2019

KL Rahul and Sarfaraz Khan’s fine fifties went in vain as Chennai Super Kings defeated the Kings XI Punjab by 22 runs at MA Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday.

The home brought Faf du Plessis, Harbhajan Singh and Scott Kuggeleijn in place of Dwayne Bravo, Mohit Sharma and Shardul Thakur, while the visitors included Chris Gayle and Andrew Tye for Hardus Viljoen and Mujeeb-ur-Rahman.

Chennai Super Kings Starting Line up vs Kings Xi Punjab

After winning the toss and electing to bat first, the Chennai openers made a fantastic beginning as the duo of Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson added 56 runs for the opening stand, before Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed the former for 26. Continue reading “Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab Match Report- 6 April 2019”

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match Report- 5 April 2019

Andre Russell pulled one out of the hat for the second time in this tournament as his late onslaught condemned Royal Challengers Bangalore to their fifth straight defeat in IPL 2019.

Few would’ve expected the Windies all-rounder to produce a repeat of his heroics against SRH earlier in the tournament, but that’s exactly what he did, slamming 48 from 13 balls to earn KKR an unlikely lookng victory.

Tim Southee made his first appearance for RCB this year, coming in for the out of form Shimron Hetmyer, while Umesh Yadav was axed for Pawan Negi. Kolkata made only one change, with Sunil Narine returning from injury in place of Nikhil Naik.

RCB starting lineup vs KKR 2019

After being sent into bat by KKR, the RCB opening pair of Parthiv Patel and Virat Kohli gave their side a solid start at the Chinnaswamy. The duo added 64 runs for the first wicket before Nitish Rana had Parthiv LBW for 25. Rana could’ve also had Kohli caught in the very same over, but Narine put down a sitter at mid wicket, and that drop was to prove very costly for KKR. Continue reading “Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match Report- 5 April 2019”

Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Match Report- 4 April 2019

Jonny Bairstow continued his magnificent form with the bat as Sunrisers Hyderabad comfortably defeated the Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets to register their third consecutive win and go top of the the Indian Premier League at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Thursday.

The win also continued Mohammad Nabi’s incredible record in a SRH jersey- the franchise have never lost a game when the Afghan all-rounder has been in the XI.

Hyderabad opted for an unchanged starting lineup while Delhi, attempting to bounce back from their shock meltdown against Punjab, made three changes. In came Ishant Sharma, Rahul Tewatia and Axar Patel and out went Hanuma Vihari, Harshal Patel and Avesh Khan.

DD starting lineup v SRH 2019 Continue reading “Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Match Report- 4 April 2019”