Sunrisers Hyderabad outplayed Gujarat Lions and reached into Final of IPL 2016. Once again David Warner has played captain inning and he has made eighth fifty in this IPL 2016 and scored unbeaten 93 runs in 58 balls. They will play final against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Sunrisers Hyderabad outplayed Kolkata Knight Riders and reached to their first Qualifier 2 of IPL. Yuvraj Singh played handy inning while Bipul Sharma hit 2 sixes in last over was a glam to watch. Bowlers did the same and Bhuvi got Purple cap. They will play against Gujarat Lions.
Its a history for Bangalore. First from bottom of the table to top and now in the finals. AB de Villers a superman out shadowed Dwayne Smith's inning in today's qualifier. Superb game for both the teams. Bangalore to play final now.
Virat Kohli done it again with his master class batting. He scored another unbeaten half century and give his team a chance to be at 2nd place in points table. They are going to play qualifier 1 against Gujarat Lions at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.
Kolkata Knight Riders upto the mark at the last stage and they are ready to play playoffs. As they needed to win and their team came to rescue specially Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan in batting and Narine in their bowling. Superb performance by KKR.
Mumbai Indians lost today gave them no chance to be in top 4 and now Gujarat got the first place in Points Table. Superb game for Gujarat Lions to win. It was a knockout game and Gujarat Lions kept their cool to get to a total of 173.
It was a decider for a last position on the points table and KXIP stayed there. MS Dhoni shows his power to a win in last over. They required 23 runs in an over and Dhoni scored the same. Superb game at the last for both the teams.
Hyderabad fought well but Delhi snatched victory in last 2 balls of the match. Karun Nair played superb part with his 83 runs and well supported by his other partners. Delhi got valuable 2 points and now they need to play against RCB on sunday to be in top 4.
Suresh Raina led the way with his fifty and Smith with his four wicket haul won the must win game for Gujarat. It was great bowling in the first and then cool and calm batting by Raina gave a 2nd spot to Gujarat Lions in Points Table.
Another century for Virat Kohli. It was a must win game for Bangalore again and Kohli came to rescue as he did in last few innings. First it was rain and then it was runs which falls back Kings XI Punjab from a win today. It was a 15 over game and Bangalore won the game easily.
It was a must win game for Delhi but they were not able to capitalize after sending in bat first by Dhoni. Pune was just playing for their pride and Delhi needed a win to be in top of the table. It was slow start wickets were falling and then rain intrupted it was all against from Delhi. Rising Pune Supergiants won the match by D/L Method by 19 runs.
Royal Challenger Bangalore won the match but it was down the wire till last over and RCB won it at last ball. Superb game for viewers and so the players. Nice batting by Murali Vijay who almost won the match for his team.
From last few losses Gujarat Lions came back strongly against strong side of IPL 2016 and they son the match easily. Dinesh Kathik came to form this night.
Warner and team played superbly against Mumbai Indians to snatch a victory and a top spot in points table. Rohit Sharma was disappointed with their team performance over here.
It was a big score to chase for Delhi Daredevils they almost did it but last few overs of Punjab gave them a great win over Delhi Daredevils. Punjab won another game but still they are at the last of the table.
Master class batting by Virat Kohli to chase down a big total of Royal Challengers Bangalore. Another century scored by master blaster Kohli.
Super duper bowling performance by Hyderabad team today. They got superb bowling unit this year. Mustafizur and Bhuvneshwear Kumar bowled superbly to restrict Gujarat to a total of just 126 and they reach there in time.
At Last Pune got something to cheer about and they won the match by 7 wickets against Delhi Daredevils. Delhi was missing something here to win against Pune. They scored runs but not able to defend the same. Pune other end got super win to stay in hunt.
Kolkata is winning matches and staying at top of the table. Kings XI Punjab at the bottom and they stays there as they did in last season as well. Punjab was no way near to a win today. Wickets were falling and KKR were smelling a win at their home ground.
Superb peformance by Delhi Daredevils to win against one of the best side of IPL this season. They lost by just 1 run few days back and now they come back strongly against Gujarat. It was a great performance by Delhi Daredevils at Gujarat's home ground.
With an all round performance of Andre Russell KKR won the match easily in 20th over. It was a good total to chase. RCB scored 185 runs which was chased by KKR with help of Yusuf Pathan's 60 of 29 balls. Superb batting and bowling performance by Russell who scored 39 runs of 24 balls and bowled economical spell.
Rohit Sharma is doing well for his team with anchoring all the innings. He is scoring runs for his team. Pune scored 159 runs which was chased down by Mumbai in 19th over with help of Rohit Sharma's unbeaten 85 runs of 60 balls First bowlers bowled superbly and then batsmen responded for Mumbai.
It was a superb bowling performance by both teams at Rajkot. Kaushik who was playing his 2nd game bowled in good line and length and got 3 wickets. But it was a day for Kings XI Punjab. Axar Patel took first hat-trick of the season and stear his team to a well deserve win against Gujarat Lions.
David Warner is in a prime form and he shown the same against RCB. It was a big total to chase on against RCB who are struggling in their bowling and Warner took the chance against to score maximum runs from them. He scored 92 runs and gave a give total to chase on. RCB were not able to do so and lost by 15 runs.
Its a day for world cup winner West Indian Brathwaite who gave his best in bowling and batting to win a match for Delhi Daredevils. Karun Nair was superb with his 68 while Brathwaite came in and scored 34 of just 11 balls. He took 3 wickets as well. KKR fought well but it was not enough for them.
Its another day when a player scored century and team lost the game. Its just another great start for Gujarat Lions by McCullum and Dwayne Smith who placed the game in first 10 overs and then others responded well. Steven Smith scored his maiden century in IPL and 20-20 over game as well. Gujarat won at the last ball with help of birthday boy James Faulkner.
From Rohit Sharma to Kieron Pollard the innings built by Sharma and Pollard ended up the inning with quick fifty of the season. It was a big total to chase and Mumbai Indians done it in 18 overs. Superb batting by Rayudu, Sharma and Pollard. It was raining sixes from Pollard at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
It was one of the best game to watch as it was switching from Gujarat to Delhi and Delhi to Gujarat. Gujarat got a good start from McCullum and Smith and then it was full mess-up done by batsmen. Delhi started not well but they picked up their inning specially by Chris Morris. He might gave a win to his team but Dwayne Bravo's last over trick done it for Gujarat.
MS Dhoni picked up superb win over Sunrisers Hyderabad. It was superb balling performance by Pune team. Dinda who was playing his first tame took David Warner's wicket in first over then it was started. Pune bowlers bowled superbly and won the match easily over Hyderabad (D/L method).
Mumbai Indians is picking up their spot and won crusial game against Punjab. It was game for both to win but Mumbai outplayed Punjab in few overs and they got chances which they grabbed in outfield and bowling. Superb batting by Parthiv Patel and Rayudu while Burmah was unplayable with his yorkers. McClenaghan and Southee supported him well.
It was must win game for Rising Pune Supergiants but it was not there. They are not able to win matches even they have good batmen and bowlers. Kolkata is a chmapion side to beat and they can not beaten. Surya Kumar Yadav came to rescue for their team and score 60 odd runs to help a win with Yusuf Pathan.
Must watch match for Virat Kohli lovers as he scored 100 runs in today's match against Gujarat Lions. Although he lost the match as captain but he got his maiden century in 20-20 format specailly in IPL. McCullum and Dinesh Karthik snatched victory from RCB's hand. Superb performance by both the teams in batting.
It was a great bowling performance by Mustafizur Rahman and then David Warner's quick fifty got another win for Hyderabad. Superb bowling performace we can say under pressure and specially in death overs by Mustafizur. His fugures of 4 overs 1 maiden 9 runs and 2 wickets will remain in the records for longer period in 20-20 matches.
First it was good batting and then good bowling won 3 in 3 games for Delhi Daredevils. Everyone was eying de Kock but today Samju Samson did it for his team by scoring his first fifty and then It was superb bowling which got a superb win for Delhi. Few mashups for Mumbai Indians cause game but still they fought superbly.
Bangalore is the only team who defended total twice in this season. They won against SRH and now RPS. It was superbly done by them. Shane Watson's 2 wickets in the end, Kohli and AB de Villes run machine stand or Thisara Parera's superb inning what to remind from today's match. At the end it was superb game for both the teams.
Gujarat Lions not able to make it four out of four and lost against Sunrisers Hyderabad's Bhuvneshwar Kumar and David Warner who led the way to win. It was superb performance by Raina today but it was out shadowed by David Warner's inning and they won it by 10 wickets at Saurastra Cricket Stadium, Rajkot.
Rohit Sharma led the way for hit team with 62 runs of 44 balls and well supported by Ambati Rayudu. It was a must win game for them and they done it at home. RCB missed Gayle while other batsmen not able to capitalize on batting pitch and they lost the game. Its been very interesting to see bigger changes in RCB team today.
RV Uthappa & G Gambhir made easy chase of 139 runs and won by 6 wkts over KXIP. RV Uthappa with 50 knocks led from fron to win over Punjab by 6 wkts at Mohali. It was another good inning by both openers and Kings XI Punjab was not able to come back after scoring low first inning total. Superb performance by KKR.
It was good game for Hyderabad as they registered their first with over Mumbai today. Superb bowling and batting performance by the team. Sran and Mustafizur was superb while Warner played superb hand of 90* runs to gave 2 points to his team. Hyderabad looked good while Mumbai might thought of another change in next game.
Q de Kock scored 1st of his IPL century in 20-20 game and first of IPL 2016 season as well. He managed to score 108 runs in 52 balls which helped his team to take a win against mighty Royal Challengers Bangalore. The scored 191 runs which was out of Delhi's hand but they snached a victory and won it in 20th over with ease. Superb batting performance by both the teams.
Rising Pune Supergiants were stunned by great inning by Manan Vohra and Murali Vijay. Both scored half centuries late flurish from Maxwell gave them a first win in this season. Pune lost another match back to back while Punjab opened their account with 2 points against a good side. Manan Vohra was best today with his quick fifty.
Gujarat Lions won a stunner against Mumbai Indians in last ball of 20th over. Both teams gave their best performances in ball, bat and field. Superb game for viewers to have. It was Gujarat who might won it earlier but they lost few wickets in middle and game reached in last over where they needed 12 to win and Finch who is in prime form came up with a superb inning against Mumbai
Its another day for opening pair of KKR and Gambhir came up with 90* to lead in front in one of the biggest win. He was superb today with his batting. Hyderabad scored 142 runs in first inning helped by Eoin Morgan's 51 but Kolkata Knight Riders got to the score in 19th over with help of Gambhir's 90 runs. Superb performance by KKR.
Amit Mishra's superb performance in bowling got a superb win for Delhi Daredevils at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi. Good opening bowling by Zaheer Khan who led in front with superb spell and followed up by other bowlers to restrict KXIP at just 111 runs. Delhi won the match in 14 the over with ease. Good batting by Q de Kock and Sanju Samson.
It was a superb game for Gujarat and they won it easily against MS Dhoni's Rising Pune Supergitants. MS Dhoni missed few things in the match while Raina's openers got the games in first 10 oves. It was superb death bowling by Jadeja and Bravo to keep RPS at a 163 runs and they achieved in 19th overs with ease.
It was a superb game for batsmen of both the teams who played superbly. High scoring game was won by Mumbai in the last over with help of Rohit Sharma's 84 and Buttler's 41 runs. Superb batting by both the teams. Few fifties for both team members but it was Mumbai who took the win as they played superbly specially Rohit Sharma.
It was a superb batting performances by RCB specially from AB de Villers and Virat Kohli. Sunrisers Hyderabad fought well but not able to reach a score of 228. David Warner won the toss and elected to field first on batting pitch. AB de Villers and Virat Kohli's inning was superb for their team to get 227 runs on the board and they win by big margin as well.
DJ Bravo's 4 wkts followed by AJ Finch 74 knock helps Gujarat Lions to win over KXIP by 5 wkts.. Gujarat Lions won the toss and elected to bowl first and they got a superb win over punjab. Gujarat won by 5 wickets.
It was a superb win for Kolkata Knight Riders. Andre Russell was all over Delhi Daredevils in early inning with 3 wickets for him. Spinners took it from there and Delhi able to score just 98 runs. Kolkata Knight Riders won the match easily with 9 wickets. Nothing much entertaining for IPL Lovers
Mumbai is a venue where par score is around 185 runs but today the pitch was behaving for fast bowlers and Pune bowers took an advantage of it while Mumbai bowlers were no way near to the target. Ajinkya Rahane's master class batting and Ishant Sharma's opening spell took the win from Mumbai to pune.
This is the great start of this Season IPL 2016 as per its brand value in the sport world. Now after completing opening ceremony, officially IPL 2016 Season is now started and with great opening night, IPL 2016 Season will entertain Indian fans as well as universal fans and hangover of the IPL will keep for the almost 2 months.
Most awaiting cricketing event is going to start on 8th April, 2016 with the glamorous opening night. IPL 2016 Opening ceremony will be held on 8th April, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. in the Dome @ NSCI, SVP Stadium, Mumbai. And like every past editions of the IPL, this season also international and domestic superstars are going to perform in the grand opening night of IPL 2016.
IPL Auction 2016 gave few surprises for few of the players who has less base price but got a bigger bids from teams. Mumbai Indians stunned all with their picks. They choose uncapped players while Gujarat Lions. Rising Pune Supergiants and Delhi Daredevils got most of the players.
Suresh Raina who played superb knocks in IPL for Chennai Super Kings now become captain of new team Gujarat Lions. Rajkot franchiese Gujarat Lions named Suresh Raina as a captain for IPL 2016 season. There is no doubt about Suresh Raina's batting in T20. He gave a superb win against Australia in last T20 match in Australia and India won the series by 3-0.
List of IPL players who are released and few other players who might join in for the Auction this year. There are few big names like Yuvraj Singh, Dale Steyn, Ishant Sharma, Kevin Pieterson, Aaron Finch, Dwayne Smith, Shane Watson who are in the top of the picks..
VIVO IPL 2016 auction may will get a players list soon. As IPL trading window is open the franchises retained 101 players including 64 Indian and 37 overseas players. IPL Trading window has been closed on 31st December 2015..
Rajkot and Pune are two teams which will have a fresh new look. Dhoni and Jadeja got a different teams and both will play against each other in IPL 2016. Will MS Dhoni give a Pune chance in the IPL finals or Jadeja will bowl superbly to give a super chance to Rajkot in this season.
Indian Leg Spinner Anil Kumble resigns from Mumbai Indians team as mentor. Former captain and successful bowler Anil Kumble associated with Mumbai Indians since 2013 and now he decided to leave Mumbai Indians, a champion of IPL 2015 from this season.
As per the rumors Gary Kirsten might return in IPL to coach a new team Rajkot. He was a coach of Delhi Daredevils in IPL and he won a World Cup for India as a coach. He may comeback for this season. Gary Kirsten, an opener batsman of South Africa has a successful coaching for India and South Africa.
Who can imagine an IPL without AB? He is one of the greatest player of all time who can play any ball to any place. AB de Villers is currently playing series against England. He was successful in India though they lost test series. AB de Villers might miss this season of IPL.
Dhoni went to Pune while Jadeja to Rajkot. A new teams and new players to play with. Let's check who will join this 2 teams. IPL introduced this two teams because Rajathan Royals and Chennai Super Kings suspended for 2 years. Checkout all players list of both the new teams.