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 cling … Continue reading IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians Pre-Season Analysis
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
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?
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
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), Mohammed … Continue reading IPL 2021 Auction Review: Which Team Stands Where?
Rajasthan Royals finished last in the IPL 2020. This was the first time that they finished last in the points table. And their poor net run-rate only made this season worse for them. Since then, they have released several of their key players including their captain Steve Smith. The Rajasthan Royals franchise has also appointed Kumar Sangakkara as the Team Director ahead of IPL 2021. … Continue reading IPL 2021 Auctions: 5 Players Rajasthan Royals (RR) May Target
Indian domestic cricket has often been influential in the prices the young cricketers get in the IPL auctions. This year too, the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy will have a significant impact on the selection of Indian players in the IPL. In this article, we’ll have a look at some of the domestic cricketers who have a chance to get picked in the IPL squads on … Continue reading IPL 2021: 5 Top Picks from Mushtaq Ali Trophy
With the IPL mini-auction taking place tentatively on February 11, there was a retention and release window given to the teams, ahead of the auction. Let us see the top 5 surprise releases made by the teams and which teams may eye these players during the auction. 1. Steve Smith: The former captain of Rajasthan Royals has been released ahead of the IPL 2021. In … Continue reading IPL 2021: 5 Surprise Releases of Players by the Franchises
RCB is a team which often goes for big names in the IPL auctions. RCB in the past decade has been trying to fix its death bowling but has failed to do so. And the lack of great death bowlers in the side has been bothering the team for a long time now. In IPL 2020, RCB also picked Chris Morris for 10 crores to … Continue reading 5 Players RCB can Purchase in IPL 2021 Auctions
You must have witnessed many players who have performed well in the IPL but couldn’t replicate it in the IPL, well that’s quite natural because IPL and International cricket have a huge contrast in the qualities of Cricket played. But in this article, we’ll take a look at some of the players who performed well in T20 Internationals but not in the Indian Premier League. … Continue reading 5 International T20 Stars Who Didn’t Fire Much In IPL