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‘It stands for…’: SRH’s Abhishek Sharma reveals the meaning behind his ‘L’ celebration | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Sunrisers Hyderabad's young batting sensation Abhishek Sharma explained the significance of his unique 'L' celebration, a gesture made using his thumb and index finger, after securing wins and reaching important batting milestones during matches. In a recent video shared on the Indian Premier League (IPL) official X handle, Abhishek revealed the celebration was initiated by him and his opening partner, Travis Head. "It is personal to us. It stands for love, we are spreading love," said Abhishek.The revelation came after a thrilling match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Sunday, where Abhishek Sharma and Heinrich Klaasen led SRH to a successful chase of 215 against Punjab Kings with five balls to spare.Speaking about the significance of his family’s presence at the...

Watch: ‘Impact Player rule designed for you because…’ – Virat Kohli teases Chris Gayle | Cricket News – Times of India

Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle had a lot of fun when the Jamaican giant walked into the Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) dressing room after the team's remarkable win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru last Saturday to qualify for the IPL 2024 playoffs. In a video of Gayle's visit shared by RCB on social media, Kohli could be seen teasing his former teammate to become RCB's 'Impact Player' in the next IPL season.IPL 2024: Results | Points Table"Kaka, come back next year. Impact Player rule is on now. You don't have to field anymore. It's designed for you," Kohli jokingly told Gayle, who was a reluctant runner on the field during the twilight of his playing career.Kohli also autographed his RCB jersey and gifted it to Gayle, famously called the 'Univer...

‘Long Live The King’: Chris Gayle’s special post for Virat Kohli after RCB enter playoffs | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Chris Gayle was present at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium when Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) made history by defeating Chennai Super Kings by 27 runs in a thrilling match on Saturday.With this win, RCB secured their spot in the IPL playoffs, becoming the first team to qualify after winning just one of their first seven games of the season.RCB are the fourth team to book their place in the IPL 2024 Playoffs, joining Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, and Sunrisers Hyderabad.Following the win, former RCB star batter and "Universe Boss" Chris Gayle posted a photo with Virat Kohli on his social media account."Long Live The King! Nothing but respect and love Virat Kohli," Gayle wrote.RCB fans have seen Gayle break and rewrite records at M Chinnaswamy Stadium. It was here tha...

‘Jersey still fits, I can be the impact player’: Chris Gayle jokes about playing for RCB | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Royal Challengers Bengaluru opener Chris Gayle humorously suggested serving as an impact substitute for the team and fondly recalled his time with the IPL franchise. Gayle was present at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium when RCB made history by securing a 27-run victory against the Chennai Super Kings on Saturday.ALSO SEE: IPL 2024 Orange Cap | IPL 2024 Purple CapDespite facing adversity, RCB defied the odds and clinched their place in the IPL playoffs.They achieved the remarkable feat of becoming the first team to qualify for the playoffs after winning only one of their initial seven matches in the season.During the game, Gayle, who is a member of the RCB Hall of Fame, expressed his affection for the franchise. He even playfully offered to step in as an impact substitute if ...

Virat Kohli equals Chris Gayle’s rare record after breaching 700-run mark this IPL season | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Royal Challengers Bengaluru's star opener Virat Kohli on Saturday equalled another RCB legend Chris Gayle's record for scoring most 700-plus runs in an IPL season. Kohli achieved the feat in the must-win clash against Chennai Super Kings at the Chinnaswamy with his cracking 29-ball 47-run knock.This is now the second instance, Kohli has scored 700-plus runs in an IPL season -- 973 runs scored in 2016 season. Gayle had previously scored 733 runs in the 2012 edition and 708 in the following season. This is now also the 10th instance of a batter aggregating 700-plus runs in a season. On his way to a cracking 47-run knock, Kohli hit three fours and 4 colossal sixes. Kohli now has 37 sixes in IPL 2024 -- second most after 38 maximums which he fired in the 2016 edition of the leagu...

Virat Kohli becomes second batter to score 600+ runs in four seasons of IPL | – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Achieving over 600 runs in a single season is a remarkable feat in the thrilling arena of the Indian Premier League (IPL), where every run counts and every boundary receives cheers.Two game stalwarts, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli, stand tall at the zenith of this record, each accomplishing the milestone in four separate seasons. Their unwavering consistency with the bat has not only garnered individual accolades but also cemented their positions as indispensable assets for their respective teams.Star Royal Challengers Bengaluru batter Kohli on Thursday became the second batter after Rahul to achieve this big feat during the IPL match against Punjab Kings at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala.Following them closely are Chris Gayle and David Warner, who ...