The Kings XI Punjab had a horrendous start to the tournament in 2020 having lost 6 games out of the first 7. Later on, they gave a good comeback winning 5 matches in a row before losing the next two. For this season, KXIP went the Delhi Capitals way and had a total revamp. They renamed themselves as Punjab Kings and also changed their jersey. … Continue reading IPL 2021: Punjab Kings Pre-Season Analysis
Delhi Capitals has been a team that has had a disappointing past, but currently, it seems to be one of the heavyweights of the season. The difference between the last 2 seasons and the previous ones is that they finally have retained their staff and also have retained their captain. The Capitals have had a tough history when they were named Delhi Daredevils. However, when … Continue reading IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals Pre-Season Analysis
Over the years, Virat Kohli has been the heart and soul of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. Right from the time when he was picked by RCB at $30,000 in 2008, Virat Kohli has been playing for the same franchise. Virat, in his journey, has broken innumerable records in IPL. Out of these, the maximum have come when he has batted as … Continue reading IPL 2021: Will Virat Kohli opening the batting help RCB?
The Kolkata Knight Riders had too many ups and downs last season. After some good and bad games, KKR missed the Qualifiers by a whisker and finished 5th in the table. They had many positives, but a captaincy change in the middle of the season made a lot of noise. This year, KKR will be willing to make it to the Qualifiers and win the … Continue reading IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders Pre-Season Analysis
The Sunrisers Hyderabad had a roller-coaster journey in IPL 2020, with just 4 wins in their first 11 matches. They bounced back to win 4 consecutive and must-win matches in the latter half of the tournament. SRH finished with 8 wins and 6 losses and confirmed 3rd position on the points table. They beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 6 wickets in the Eliminator match, … Continue reading IPL 2021: Sunrisers Hyderabad Pre-Season Analysis
Chennai Super Kings, after having a rusty season in the IPL 2020, will look to regain their stature in the IPL 2021. The Dhoni-led team struggled in the IPL 2020 in every possible department and ended up not qualifying for the first time in the IPL history. Still, they had a couple of positives to take from the tournament. The MS Dhoni-Stephen Fleming pair will … Continue reading IPL 2021: Chennai Super Kings Pre-Season Analysis
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will fight once again in the Indian Premier League 2021 to end its IPL trophy drought. RCB did reasonably well in the IPL 2020 except for the last couple of games. A lot of credit for RCB’s good performance could be credited to its support staff including the head coach Simon Katich and the team director Mike Hesson. RCB was thrown … Continue reading IPL 2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore Pre-Season Analysis
Rajasthan Royals was the side that surpassed all the expectations and won the inaugural season of IPL in 2008. Since then, the Royals have never made it to the finals of any IPL season! Last year, they had finished at the bottom of the table after losing by a huge margin to the Knight Riders. Rajasthan have really been a shadow of what they were … Continue reading IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals Pre-Season Analysis
England, the trustees of the sport of Cricket, were also the founders of the T20 cricket. They founded T20 cricket in 2003, almost after 140 years of cricket’s birth. IPL meanwhile incepted in 2008 in the wake of the now-defunct and unauthorized ICL, was launched in 2007. However, several England players barring Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff were reluctant to play IPL in its initial … Continue reading IPL: A Boon to English Cricket?
So, finally the much-awaited IPL auction happened on February 18. There were few surprise buys at relatively higher prices, while there were few players who were bought at a lower cost than what they’ve been punted for. So, here we are going to discuss the most economical buys in IPL 2021 auction: 1. Dawid Malan The number 1 ranked T20I batsman in the world, Englishman … Continue reading IPL 2021 Auction: Top 5 Economical Buys