IPL 2024

Rajasthan Royals Settle for Third Place as Rain Interrupts IPL Clash with KKR
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The upcoming fixtures see KKR facing Sunrisers Hyderabad in the first Qualifier in Ahmedabad on Tuesday, followed by an 'Eliminator' clash between Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the same venue.
IPL 2024: RCB Secures Final IPL Play-Off Spot with 27-Run Victory Over CSK
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With Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, and Sunrisers Hyderabad, already in the play-offs, RCB needed a win to go ahead. Batting first, RCB set a challenging target of 218 for five in their must-win match against CSK.
Impact Player rule has disrupted balance of game says Virat Kohli
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In alignment with Rohit Sharma's recent critique, Virat Kohli has joined the chorus of disapproval against the Impact Player substitution rule in cricket, labeling it as a disruptor of the game's equilibrium.
I didn't live up to standard but overthinking was not an option: Rohit Sharma
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Despite being a pivotal figure in Mumbai Indians' five-time IPL victories, Sharma faced a slump in the latter part of the season, struggling to achieve significant scores in six matches.
IPL 2024: Mumbai Indians Conclude IPL 2024 with Loss to LSG despite Rohit and Naman's Fifties
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Mumbai Indians, who had opted to bowl first after winning the toss, had been handed a daunting challenge because Lucknow Super Giants managed to post a big total of 214/6. Nicholas Pooran's blazing 75 off just 29 balls set the tone for the LSG, ably complemented by skipper K.L. Rahul's steady 55. Despite some great bowling spells, Mumbai Indians struggled to contain the onslaught.
Kumble's Call for Balancing Cricket: Larger Boundaries and Enhanced Seams to Safeguard Bowlers
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With as many as eight instances of teams crossing the 250-run mark this season so far, Kumble, echoes former India captain Sunil Gavaskar's view in saying that the boundaries should be maximized across all venues in IPL. He even suggests removing the dugout to the stands and taking away a few chairs in exchange for getting this balance right.
IPL 2024: After KKR and RR, SRH becomes third team to qualify for playoffs
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Since the match was abandoned without a ball being bowled, SRH and GT were handed a point each. This took SRH's tally to 15 points, ensuring a playoff berth. For a top-two finish, SRH need to win their match against Punjab Kings on Sunday and hope that Rajasthan Royals lose against Kolkata Knight Riders.
IPL 2024: Punjab Captain Sam Curran Shines as Rajasthan Suffers Fourth Consecutive Defeat
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Avesh Khan's over turned out to be the game-changer for the Sanju Samson-led RR as the former Delhi pacer dismissed Rilee Rossouw and Shashank Singh in the sixth over of the second innings, reviving RR's hope of a comeback.
IPL 2024: Delhi Capitals Edge Lucknow Super Giants by 19 Runs with Porel and Stubbs Fifties, Backed by Ishant's 3-34
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A strong total of 208/4, based on fine half-centuries from Abishek Porel and Tristan Stubbs, set the platform for Delhi's win. Ishant's fine show early on had Lucknow reeling at 44/4 in the fifth over. However, thanks to Nicholas Pooran's fighting 61 and an unbeaten 58 from Arshad Khan, Lucknow ended at 189/9 to fall short. Delhi Capitals won this encounter, wrapping up their league stage engagements, looking ahead toward the playoffs, subject to other results. With this result, Rajasthan Royals also qualified for the playoffs.
After a rainy-marsh match against KKR, GT was eliminated from the IPL 2024
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The result ensured that KKR consolidate their position in the top two as they fetched 19 points from 13 matches and made it to Qualifier 1. Gujarat Titans, however, the runners-up last year and champions in 2022, are out of the playoffs reckoning with 11 points from 13 matches.
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