AB de Villiers is the most important South African batsman of the past 20 years, arguably ever, because of how he played the game and what he achieved, writes Ryan Vrede.
The IPL final on Friday will be a clash between two of cricket’s finest tacticians when MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings take on Eoin Morgan’s Kolkata Knight Riders.
Sunil Narine scored with bat and ball to help the Kolkata Knight Riders to victory over the Royal Challengers Bangalore on Monday and end Virat Kohli’s hopes of an IPL title as captain.
The Delhi Capitals finished first on the IPL log despite losing to the Royal Challengers Bangalore, while the Mumbai Indians were eliminated on Friday.
Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore beat the Punjab Kings by six runs in a thrilling clash on Sunday to secure their place in the IPL playoffs.
West Indies star Chris Gayle has pulled out of the IPL with “bubble fatigue” and will instead focus on this month’s T20 World Cup.
Rutaraj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis hit quickfire runs on Thursday to see Chennai Super Kings to a six-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad and become the first side into the Indian Premier League playoffs.
Sunrisers Hyderabad bowler Thangarasu Natarajan has become the first Indian Premier League player to test positive for coronavirus but the team’s match on Wednesday will go ahead, organisers said. Natarajan and six close contacts, including all-rounder Vijay Shankar, have been isolated from the team to take on Delhi Capitals in Dubai. Hyderabad named the contacts, who returned negative tests on… Read more →
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