Quiz: IPL 2021 – Phase 1

+2 With some exhilarating matches, amazing knocks with the bat and some impressive spells with the ball, the IPL 2021 started off with a bang. Unfortunately, it stopped midway due to the ongoing pandemic. But, we’ve seen a great tournament so far which promises some mouth-watering clashes in the second phase. So, how well did you follow the 1st phase of IPL 2021, take this … Continue reading Quiz: IPL 2021 – Phase 1

IPL 2021: What is going wrong with KKR?

+5 The England team led by Eoin Morgan gave a tough fight to the Indian team in the recently concluded T20I series and in the 1st ODI. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), led by Morgan himself won their 1st match of IPL 2021 played against Sunrisers Hyderabad. However, they lost the plot by losing 3 consecutive matches before a resounding win against Kings XI Punjab on … Continue reading IPL 2021: What is going wrong with KKR?

Why do Expensive Overseas Pacers fail in IPL?

+6 Just like every year in the auctions, even in the auctions of IPL 2021, the overseas pacers were the most expensive buys. Chris Morris went for 16.25 crores, while Kyle Jamieson, Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith went for 15 crores, 14 crores and 8 crores respectively. One striking and shocking point to be noted is, none of the latter three had prior experience of … Continue reading Why do Expensive Overseas Pacers fail in IPL?

What’s working for Glenn Maxwell in RCB?

+3 Having played 13 seasons, Royal Challengers Bangalore still haven’t won the IPL Trophy. In every IPL season, we tend to ask similar questions, is this RCB’s season? Will they experience a change of fortunes this year? And this time, they have commenced the season giving back-to-back impactful performances. The team, as a group has done exceptionally well. Every player has contributed in some or … Continue reading What’s working for Glenn Maxwell in RCB?

IPL 2021: How Neutral Venues will affect Teams.

+3 IPL is back with a bang! All the teams have played at least one game till now and we’ve already seen some great performances and some edge-of-the-seat thrillers. With the Coronavirus ruling hearts and minds of everyone, it was imperative for BCCI to keep neutral venues for every team. This is done so that no team gains home advantage as well as no team … Continue reading IPL 2021: How Neutral Venues will affect Teams.

IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians Pre-Season Analysis

+6 Mumbai Indians are the defending champions who beat Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets in the IPL 2020 final. This was the 5th time that MI was crowned the champion. The journey of Mumbai Indians became smoother as the tournament progressed, setting up big targets, as well as, chasing them down with ease. There were a couple of instances where Mumbai Indians were made to … Continue reading IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians Pre-Season Analysis

IPL 2021: Punjab Kings Pre-Season Analysis

+4 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 … Continue reading IPL 2021: Punjab Kings Pre-Season Analysis

IPL 2021: Will Virat Kohli opening the batting help RCB?

+5 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 … Continue reading IPL 2021: Will Virat Kohli opening the batting help RCB?

IPL 2021 Auction: Top 5 Economical Buys

+3 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, … Continue reading IPL 2021 Auction: Top 5 Economical Buys

IPL 2021 Auction Review: Which Team Stands Where?

+5 The IPL Auction for the 2021 season took place recently and most of the teams did what was expected of them. While there were some surprisingly explosive bids, there were some surprising misses too. Let’s have a look where each team stands after the recently concluded auction: 1. Royal Challengers Bangalore New Players Picked: Glenn Maxwell (14.25 cr), Sachin Baby (20L), Rajat Patidar (20L), … Continue reading IPL 2021 Auction Review: Which Team Stands Where?