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Ambati Rayudu interview: On IPL 2024, his stint at CSK and dabbling in politics

Ambati Rayudu interview: On IPL 2024, his stint at CSK and dabbling in politics A lot can change in a year; Ambati Rayudu knows that. Last May, he was jumping with joy at the Chennai Super Kings’ dugout in Ahmedabad, having contributed to one of IPL’s most memorable finals that the men in yellow won off the last ball. Late into the night, MS Dhoni would receive the trophy and hand it over to a beaming Rayudu in his last IPL match as a cricket player. Ambati Rayudu during a Star Sports event in Hyderabad This May, Rayudu — now a commentator with Star Sports and talking about the game with as much passion as he once played it — was desolate, as he saw his former team get knocked out of TATA IPL 2024 on a rainy Saturday evening in Bangalore. In a video that is now going viral among crick...
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Michael Vaughan scolds RCB players for not having ‘decency to shake Dhoni’s hand’ after RCB vs CSK

Royal Challengers Bengaluru players were a boisterous bunch after they managed to pull off a heist against the Chennai Super Kings in their final group stage game of IPL 2024 on Saturday. Needing to defend 17 runs in the final over, Yash Dayal got Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s wicket on the second ball to help RCB qualify. It was one of the biggest turnarounds of IPL 2024: the RCB team was at the bottom of the standings of the IPL at one stage. So naturally, the RCB players celebrated their feat wildly. However, visuals from the ground appeared to indicate that RCB players were so engrossed in celebrating their win, that they may have missed out on a few formalities. This irked analysts like former England captain Michael Vaughan and Harsha Bhogle. Both felt that RCB players should have f...
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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...
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Watch: Virat Kohli’s monstrous six hits Chinnaswamy roof; Faf du Plessis’s reaction… | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Displaying remarkable hand-eye coordination and impeccable timing, Royal Challengers Bengaluru's Virat Kohli fired a cracking six that hit the roof of the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Saturday in the do-or-die clash against Chennai Super Kings. Taking CSK pacer Tushar Deshpande to the sword, the Kohli hit made the sweet sound as the ball connected with the bat before smacking the tin roof and falling back into the stands. The incident took place on the first ball of the third over when Tushar bowled a back of a length and angled into Kohli. The RCB opener swivelled across, picked the length early and then pulled it high over long-leg.As the ball smacked the roof, Kohli's partner Faf du Plessis at the non-striker's looked mighty impressed with the hit.RCB's fairytale re...
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IPL Live Score CSK vs RCB: Stage set for epic face-off as RCB and CSK clash for final playoff berth – The Times of India

LIVE NOWTHE TIMES OF INDIA | May 18, 2024, 18:32:26 ISTIPL Live Score CSK vs RCB: Royal Challengers Bengaluru's fairytale resurgent run will be up against the might of five-time champions Chennai Super Kings and the weather gods when the two sides clash in an epic do-or-die match to decide the fourth and final team for the IPL play-offs, here on Saturday. Thursday's washout in Hyderabad meant that Sunrisers Hyderabad joined Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals as the three confirmed teams for the playoffs and the race is now for only one spot with two teams in fray -- CSK and RCB. Boasting of a better net run-rate and more points, defending champions CSK (13 points, NRR 0.528) start favourites at a venue where they have lost to the home side only once in eight matches. RCB has 12 ...
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‘Priorities’: Rajasthan Royals’ Riyan Parag says ‘nope’ to practice and has his eyes set on RCB vs CSK blockbuster | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The stage is set for by far the biggest clash of IPL 2024 as Royal Challengers Bengaluru take on defending champions Chennai Super Kings in a knock-out encounter for a place in the playoffs on Saturday.And the prediction of rain has added more drama to the do-or-die clash as the two teams battle it out for the fourth slot available.Alongside millions of fans and supporters of both RCB and CSK, Rajasthan Royals slogger Riyan Parag too is also awaiting for the mouth-watering contest. A Virat Kohli fan, Parag even said no to Royals' training session on Saturday, prioritizing the RCB vs CSK clash.RCB's fairytale resurgent run is up against the might of five-time champions CSK and the weather gods as the two sides lock horns in an epic do-or-die match. There is a 60 percent chance...
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‘Dhoni should go to school on RCB bowlers’: Matthew Hayden on what he wants to see in RCB vs CSK

Mahendra Singh Dhoni could possibly be playing his final IPL game today at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, when it plays host to the RCB vs CSK IPL match. While Dhoni has not confirmed that he will be retiring after this season — choosing to keep even CSK batting coach Michael Hussey in the dark about his future plans — there is an expectation that it could be Dhoni’s final game if RCB defeat CSK and the Chennai franchise are knocked out. RCB vs CSK IPL match liveblog At the moment, the chances of CSK getting knocked out are slim. Chennai can sneak through into the IPL playoffs with a defeat to RCB too. If CSK win, they stride into the playoffs. If it gets washed out due to rains, then too the five-time champions will make it to the playoffs. For RCB, however, the equation — and consequently...
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‘Chennai Super Kings know how to…’: Sunil Gavaskar ahead of CSK’s do-or-die clash against RCB | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar believes that the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) must prevent the Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) from having a strong start in their crucial Indian Premier League 2024 match on Saturday at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.This significant encounter between the two teams will determine which side secures the fourth and final spot in the playoffs.The outcome of this match holds great importance for both CSK and RCB as they vie for the opportunity to advance further in the tournament.Gavaskar, a renowned cricket commentator, shared his thoughts on the upcoming match stating, "CSK will start as favourites." Nevertheless, he cautioned that the Chennai-based franchise must not allow their opponents, RCB, to gain early momentum in the game.“I...
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‘Said a lot of nice things about you…’: Virat Kohli stumped by ‘friend’ Sunil reference, almost caught off-guard | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli has been in outstanding form in IPL 2024. The prolific batsman currently holds the Orange Cap with 661 runs in 13 matches, boasting an impressive average of 66.10. Virat, who has batted with a strike rate of 155.16, including one century and five fifties, is gearing up for the crucial match against the Chennai Super Kings on Saturday, May 18.Ahead of this highly-anticipated and must-win clash between CSK and RCB, Virat was taken by surprise during the latest episode of the RCB Insider Show with Mr.Nags.The conversation started with a witty wordplay by host Mr. Nags, who mentioned the name Sunil. This nearly caught Virat off guard until Mr. Nags quickly clarified with "Chhetri," causing both Virat and the host to burst into laughter. Here’s how the conversation unf...
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MS Dhoni bowls in nets ahead of CSK vs RCB clash – WATCH | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: MS Dhoni's presence on the cricket field never fails to captivate fans, regardless of the outcome of the match. The mere sight of Thala stepping out to bat, even if it's for a single delivery, is enough to send the crowd into a frenzy of joy and excitement.Ahead of the highly anticipated and do-or-die clash between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bengaluru, a video surfaced on CSK's social media handle, showcasing MS Dhoni bowling during the practice session.The footage captured the legendary wicketkeeper-batsman bowling during the team's net session. Is he going to enthrall fans with his bowling skills against RCB on Saturday?"When he bowls, just ADORABOWL!," CSK posted on their social media handle. CSK batting coach Michael Hussey is hoping that Dhoni would contin...