Cricket Australia's perfect reply to those who say Buttler and IPL are not Australian
Buttler's exploits were the key reason for Rajasthan Royals making it to the IPL 2022 final, and while he could not guide his side to the title, losing to Gujarat Titans at the Narendra Modi Stadium here on Sunday night, the England cricketer scored 39 off 35 balls, which took him past Australian great David Warner in the list of all-time highest run-getters in IPL in a single season.
Ranveer Singh, Rehman enthrall spectators at IPL closing ceremony
The closing ceremony started with Ranveer Singh's performance with cricket legend and former Indian captain Kapil Dev's biopic '83's song. He danced on the floor for almost 20 to 25 minutes, on songs mostly from his movies like 'Band Baaja Baraat', 'Ram Leela', 'Gunday', 'Dil Dhadakne Do', 'Padmavat', 'Bajirao Mastani' besides latest movies like 'RRR', and 'KGF Chapter-2'.
Determined Gujarat Titans beat Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets to win maiden IPL title
IPL 2022 Final: By finishing off a chase of 131 with 11 balls remaining and defeating Rajasthan for the third time in IPL 2022 after losing the toss, Gujarat have capped off a season where they exceeded everyone's pre-tournament expectations to become champions in their debut season of the competition.
IPL displays world's largest cricket jersey, enters Guinness Book of world records
The former India head coach Ravi Shastri who was doing presenters' duties, announced about it. The jersey was numbered 15, representing the 15th edition of the tournament. It also held the symbols of all the 10 teams that participated in IPL 2022. Later, the IPL took to Twitter and shared a video of the jersey launch at the world's largest cricket stadium.
IPL 2022 Final: Hardik Pandya's 3/17 helps Gujarat restrict Rajasthan to 130/9
With the crowd firmly behind him and chanting his name, Pandya took out Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler and Shimron Hetmyer in a tight bowling display by the home side on a slow, dry pitch to keep Rajasthan to a low score, which they wouldn't have imagined after electing to bat first.
IPL 2022, Final: Rajasthan Royals win toss, elect to bat first against Gujarat Titans
After winning the toss for the second time in as many matches in Ahmedabad, Samson said his playing eleven is unchanged from the win in Qualifier 2 against Royal Challengers Bangalore. "Looks like a good wicket, a bit dry and that's why we'll bat first, it's a used wicket and might help our spinners in the second innings
We will lift the sixth trophy anyhow, says MI's Suryakumar Yadav
However, despite having an awful campaign, star batter Suryakumar Yadav has set his goal for the next edition, saying the team will come back strongly and lift the coveted sixth trophy in the cash-rich league. In a video shared by the Mumbai Indians, a disappointed Yadav, who missed the start and end of the league because of injuries, said, "We've to lift the sixth (trophy) anyhow. It's unfortunate that it can't happen this year.
Buttler will have to be extremely cautious against Rashid Khan in IPL final, says Manjrekar
Rashid's accuracy has been the hallmark of his bowling and he has struck a rich haul this season after a slump in a few games midway, taking 18 wickets in 15 games so far. He also has one of the best economy rates at 6.74, with a four-wicket haul to boot. Manjrekar said as much on Espncricinfo's IPL T20 Time:Out by pointing out that Buttler should be wary of Rashid's accuracy.
Warne was the first 'royal'; Buttler is the 'reigning royal': Manjrekar
Riding on a superb century by Buttler -- his first in a chase this season -- the Sanju Samson-led Royals defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore in Qualifier 2 by seven wickets on May 27 to set up a title clash with Gujarat Titans later on Sunday. Buttler's amazing form this season has seen him score 824 runs so far at an average of almost 59 and a strike rate of 151.47. He has also registered four centuries and an equal number of half-tons this season, making him the highest run-getter in IPL 2022.
IPL 2022: 'You make cricket special', Kohli pens heartfelt note for RCB fans after team's loss in Qualifier 2
Prasidh Krishna (3/22) and Obed McCoy's (3/23) sensational bowling followed by Jos Buttler's special knock (106 not out off 60) led Rajasthan Royals to IPL 2022 final with a convincing seven-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Qualifier 2 at Narendra Modi Stadium on Friday. The 33-year-old Kohli, who didn't have a great IPL season, in his social media post said that learning never stops.