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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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Hyderabad weather update: What happens if rain washes out SRH vs GT IPL match?

SRH vs GT IPL match: Sunrisers Hyderabad host the Gujarat Titans at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Uppal in a critical Indian Premier League match on Thursday. With SRH chasing victory in both their remaining IPL matches, the SRH vs GT IPL match on Thursday is under a cloud after it started raining in the city of Hyderabad just hours before the match was to start. The covers at the stadium in Uppal had come off briefly around 7:15 pm IST, but with the toss delayed and rains looming large over the ground, the covers came back on at 7:55pm, according to a reporter from The Indian Express at the stadium for the IPL match. While the rains seem to ease up in some parts of the city of Hyderabad, a tweet from the official Twitter account of the Director Of Enforcement, Vig...
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DC vs LSG LIVE Score, IPL 2024: Rahul, Pant in focus as Delhi, Lucknow clash with Playoffs qualification on line; Toss, Playing XI updates

Delhi Capitals vs Lucknow Super Giants IPL 2024 Live Score: Both Delhi Capitals and Lucknow Super Giants are chasing victory in Tuesday’s IPL match with the hope that it will keep them in the hunt for a spot in the IPL 2024 playoffs. Delhi, who are on 12 points after 13 games, are playing in their last match of IPL 2024 group stages. They will draw comfort from the fact that they’re playing at home, in the Arun Jaitley Stadium. DC’s best chance for the playoffs lies in beating LSG today and then seeing SRH suffering significant defeats in their final two matches, CSK emerging victorious against RCB, and LSG winning no more than one game while maintaining a run rate below that of DC. LSG, meanwhile, have played 12 games and accumulated 12 points: 12 with a terrible NRR of -0.769. After t...
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IPL playoff scenarios explained after GT’s elimination: Six teams battle for three spots

With just seven games remaining in the group stage of the IPL 2024, only one team is secured of a spot in the IPL Playoffs: Kolkata Knight Riders. There are as many as six teams who have a shot at qualifying for the IPL playoffs. Gujarat Titans, Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians are the three teams who cannot qualify for the IPL 2024 Playoffs anymore. Here’s what each of the six teams will need to do to make it to the IPL Playoff: What Rajasthan Royals (RR) Played: 12, points: 16, NRR: 0.349 | Remaining matches: PBKS (h), KKR (h) RR’s remaining matches against Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders are scheduled to be held at Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati. Rajasthan Royals are on 16 points. There are three other teams — Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Lucknow Super G...
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Watch – ‘Neem ke ped ke neeche…’: Commentators enjoy light-hearted banter between Virat Kohli and Ishant Sharma | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A light-hearted banter between players always eases nerves. And when the banter is between India players who are international stars, it's more pleasing to the eyes.IPL ORANGE CAP | IPL PURPLE CAP | IPL POINTS TABLEPlayoffs berth are at stake for both Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Delhi Capitals but that didn't stop the Delhi boys Virat Kohli and Ishant Sharma having a go at each other during their IPL match at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday.First Kohli hit Ishant for a four and a six, but the pacer had his revenge by dismissing the former captain and even tugged at Kohli who just smiled back.Later during the 19th over of the DC innings, Kohli teased back Ishant and even the commentators enjoyed the moment to the hilt.Former cricketers-turned-commentators ...
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Bengaluru weather forecast before RCB vs DC IPL match: Thunderstorms could play spoilsport, washout scenarios explained

Weather update for IPL match today: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) host Delhi Capitals (DC) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in a match that has a lot hinging on it for both teams. Before the IPL match today, Delhi Capitals are fifth in the IPL 2024 standings with 12 points from 12 games while RCB are seventh with 10 points from the same number of games. The IPL match today will see a clash between two in-form teams in the IPL at the moment: Delhi Capitals have won three of their last four games while RCB come into this match with four wins on the trot. A loss today for RCB would eliminate them from IPL playoffs contention. DC also are unlikely to make the cut if they lose Sunday’s IPL match. Rain scenarios for RCB vs DC Both teams are chasing a victory today to put one foot firmly into...
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Rishabh Pant suspended for match against RCB and fined Rs 30 lakh by IPL

Rishabh Pant, captain of the Delhi Capitals, has been fined and suspended for one match for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct, the league announced in a press release on Saturday. The suspension means Rishabh Pant will miss the IPL match against Royal Challengers Bengaluru on Sunday. The heavy rap on the knuckles for Rishabh Pant came because his team maintained a slow over-rate during Match 56 of the Indian Premier League 2024 against Rajasthan Royals at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi on May 07. A statement from IPL stated: “As it was Rishabh Pant’s team’s third offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Rishabh Pant was fined Rs 30 Lakh and suspended for one match. The rest of the members of the Playing XI, including the Impact Playe...
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Mumbai Indians seniors question team functioning under Hardik Pandya

SENIOR MEMBERS of the struggling Indian Premier League side Mumbai Indians have questioned the functioning of the team under captain Hardik Pandya. Languishing in 9th spot in the 10-team competition, MI’s decision to remove Rohit Sharma, the present India skipper who has led the franchise to five IPL titles, hasn’t been a popular one with Hardik getting repeatedly booed by fans on match days at the start of the season. The Indian Express understands that MI’s key players recently conveyed to the coaching staff that there was a lack of buzz in the dressing room and the reason was Hardik’s leadership style. Mumbai Indians captain Hardik Pandya during the IPL 2024 cricket match against Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. (PTI Photo) An MI official said this wasn’t a lea...