IPL 2022: No doubt in my mind that Rishabh is the right person for captaincy, insists Ponting
Ponting's backing comes after Pant had appealed for a caught behind dismissal of Tim David but didn't go up for the review despite having a full quota of their reviews in hand. But replays later showed that David had nicked the ball behind to Pant, which proved to be very costly as the big-hitting batter smacked 34 runs off the next ten balls at a strike rate of 309.09 to play a decisive hand in Mumbai's five-wicket win.
IPL 2022: Bhuvneshwar-led Sunrisers Hyderabad win toss, elect to bat first against Punjab Kings
Both Hyderabad and Punjab are already out of the race for the playoffs and would look to finish off their IPL 2022 campaign on a high. Bhuvneshwar further said that all-rounder Romario Shepherd and left-arm spinner Jagadeesha Suchith replace Kane Williamson and T Natarajan in the playing eleven.
IPL Turning Point: Bumrah's triple strike ends Delhi Capitals' playoffs hopes
Jasprit Bumrah denied Delhi a good start and then came back to claim the crucial wicket of Rovman Powell to help Mumbai restrict them to a modest total after they were asked to bat first. Delhi Capitals were in a must-win situation as far as the playoffs were concerned. To achieve that target, Delhi Capitals needed to make a good start in their game against Mumbai at the Wankhede Stadium.
IPL 2022: No pressure, could have done better planning, execution, says Pant after DC miss playoffs
The young captain said his team could have done better planning and better execution. "I think it's not about the pressure but at the same time we could have done better execution, better planning. That's the only thing and we have been missing that a lot throughout the tournament. So we have to learn from our mistakes next season and come back as a strong team again next year," said Pant after the match.
IPL 2022: Clinical batting by Kishan, Tim David cameo help Mumbai win, deny Delhi place in playoffs
Delhi Capitals were asked to bat first by Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on a pitch that offered bounce to the seamers and turn to spinners, here on Saturday. They got off to a poor stand (31/3), recovered in the middle overs but slumped towards the end again as they ended with a below-par score of 159/7 in 20 overs thanks mainly to Rovman Powell (43) and Rishabh Pant (39), who rescued the team with a 75-run partnership for the fifth wicket.
IPL 2022: Pant, Powell propel Delhi Capitals to 159/6 against Mumbai Indians
In a match that they have to win to qualify for the playoffs, Capitals were asked to bat first by Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on a pitch that offered bounce to the seamers and turn to spinners. The Mumbai Indians bowlers, especially Jasprit Bumrah made good use of the juice in the pitch and Delhi were soon struggling at 31/3 in the sixth over -- Bumrah claiming two wickets.
IPL 2022: Mumbai Indians win toss, elect to bowl first against Delhi Capitals
"We've done well and will like to know the score-chasing. We'll look to restrict them and later bat freely. We were inconsistent and failed to perform collectively. The focus has been on that. We've tried in the last few games with an eye on the future. But winning is important as that gives confidence. We want to finish on a high," Rohit said at the toss.
IPL 2022: 'Found this in archives', Karthik reminds Mumbai Indians of his playing days with them
Karthik's post has come at a time when RCB will be hoping that MI end their season with a win against Delhi Capitals as it will benefit the Faf du Plessis led side. Notably, Mumbai Indians' win will ensure RCB's spot in the playoffs. On the other hand, the equation is simple for Delhi Capitals (+0.255) who could move level on points with RCB and reclaim fourth spot if they beat bottom-placed Mumbai in the crucial tie.
IPL 2022: Punjab Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad aim to finish tournament on a high
While Hyderabad endured a five-match losing streak after winning as many matches by overcoming first two losses in the tournament, Punjab Kings oscillated between the highs and lows, summed up by the fact that they could never string back-to-back wins. From Punjab's ultra-aggressive batting line-up which was tipped to do well in IPL 2022, only Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingstone and Jitesh Sharma have been the bright spots.
Legends demand Umran, Arshdeep's inclusion in T20I squad for SA series
With India set to play South Africa in five T20Is from June 9-19 as the road to the T20 World Cup in Australia begins, Brian Lara, Sunil Gavaskar, Harbhajan Singh and Ravi Shastri have called for inclusions of tearaway right-arm pacer Umran Malik and left-arm fast bowler Arshdeep Singh to be in the squad.