MI vs RR, IPL 2021, 24th Match: -Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets; Captain Rohit Sharma gave credit of victory to these two players

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In the 24th match of IPL 2021, Mumbai Indians won by 7 wickets in a one-sided match against Rajasthan Royals. Captain Rohit Sharma looked very happy with the team’s performance and gave the credit of the win to Quinton de kock and Krunal Pandya. Quinton de kock’s bat still remained silent this season but spoke fiercely against Rajasthan and he won the team by playing an unbeaten inning of 70 runs in 50 balls. Krunal Pandya also impressed with his batting and scored 39 runs from just 26 balls.

Rohit’s words for their team members

Rohit praised Quinton de kock’s inning after the match and said, ‘I am very happy with Quinton de kock’s inning, we know how great he can play. We should not make the mistake of forgetting Krunal’s innings. Praising the bowlers, Rohit said, ‘I think the bowlers did a good job for us. In the last 7 overs, we gave only 50 runs, when they had seven wickets left. We did everything well with the first ball in today’s match. However, Rohit could not show anything special with the bat himself and was dismissed by just 14 runs.

Rajasthan’s inning

Earlier, losing the toss and bowling first, Rajasthan were given a bang by Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal, both adding 66 runs for the first wicket. Butler was stumped in the big shot against Rahul Chahar and he scored an innings of 41 runs. After this, Yashasvi Jaiswal, who was putting good shots, also got caught in Rahul’s spin trap and returned to the pavilion after scoring 32 runs. Captain Sanju Samson (42) and Shivam Dubey (35) added 57 runs for the third wicket. In the 18th over of the innings, Trent Bolt gave relief to Mumbai by clean bowled to Sanju Samson. Only 10 runs were added on the scoreboard that Bumrah dismissed Shivam as well. In the last over, David Miller and Ryan Parag hit a few good shots to take the team to 171 runs.

CSK Vs SRH, IPL 2021, 23rd Match:- Chennai Super Kings hit consecutive 5 victories after defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad, topped the point table

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A half-century from openers Rituraj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis, and a century partnership between the two helped Chennai Super Kings to top the points table in the Indian Premier League with a fifth successive win over Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven wickets on Wednesday. This is the fifth win by the Superkings in six matches and the team is on top with 10 points. Royal Challengers Bangalore have the same number of points but Chennai team is on top due to better net run rate. The Sunrisers are on the final spot with two points after their fifth defeat in six matches.

Chennai Easily Won The Match

Chasing the Sunrisers’ target of 172, the Superkings registered an easy win by scoring 173 for three in 18.3 overs thanks to a 129-run first wicket partnership between Gaikwad (75 off 44 balls, 12 fours)  and Du Plessis (56 off 38 balls, six fours, one six).

Hyderabad Team Achievements

For Sunrisers, Manish Pandey scored 61 runs in 46 balls with five fours and a six, besides sharing a 106-run partnership with David Warner (57 off 55 balls, three fours, two sixes) for the second wicket. She managed to score 171 runs for three wickets. Kane Williamson (26 not out from 10 balls) and Kedar Jadhav (12 not out from four balls) batted in the final over, adding 89 runs in the final eight overs.

During this innings, Warner became only the fourth batsman to complete 10,000 runs in T20 cricket. Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard and Shoaib Malik have achieved this feat before them.

Chennai’s stormy inning

The Superkings, who came out to chase the target, got a stormy start by the duo of Du Plessis and Gaikwad. The Superkings team managed to score 50 runs without losing wickets in the power play.

Du Plessis completed a 32-ball half-century with two runs off Kaul’s ball and took the team’s score to 100 runs in the 11th over. Gaikwad hit three consecutive fours in Suchit’s over and during this period he completed a half-century in 36 balls. Gaikwad also hit three fours in Rashid Khan’s over but was bowled on the final ball. Moeen Ali (15) opened the account with four on Khalil and then hit two fours on Rashid, but hit the same leg-spinner’s ball in the air and caught Jadhav. Rashid also bowled Du Plessis on the next ball.

Chennai Super Kings needed 24 runs to win in the final five overs and Suresh Raina (17 not out) and Ravindra Jadeja (07 not out) gave the team an easy lead.

Warner’s Decision To Bat First Failed

Earlier, Warner decided to bat first after winning the toss but Bairstow became the first victim of Sam Curran, scoring seven runs. Pandey opened the account with a four on Chahar and then saw the ball of Curran to the boundary. Sunrisers scored 39 runs for one wicket in the power play.

Pandey and Warner failed to add to the run pace. Pandey hit the first six of the innings on Moeen Ali in the 10th over. Pandey completed his half-century in 35 balls. The century of the Sunrisers’ runs was completed in the 14th over. Warner completed his 50th IPL half-century in 50 balls. Warner, however, caught Jadeja in an attempt to play a big shot off Lungi Ngidi’s ball. Pandey also tried to play a big shot on the ball of Ngidi and his brilliant catch was caught by Du Plessis at the boundary. Williamson hit three fours and six off Thakur’s successive balls to take the team’s score to 150 runs in the 19th over. Jadhav hit four and a six off the final two balls of the innings.

DC vs RCB, IPL 2021, 22nd match: – Bangalore beat Delhi by 1 run in a thrilling match, Virat Kohli’s team reached the top in the point table

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The thrill was at its peak in the 22nd match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. In this breath-stopping match, Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Capitals by 1 run on the last ball. Batting first after losing the toss, Bangalore scored 171 runs, losing 5 wickets in 20 overs. For the team, AB de Villiers played a tremendous batting inning of 75 runs in just 42 balls. Ishant Sharma, who was returning to the team for Delhi in bowling, bowled well and dismissed Devdutt Padyakkal for just 26 runs in his four overs. In reply, the Delhi team could only manage 170 runs at the loss of 4 wickets despite the innings of skipper Rishabh Pant (not out 58) and Shimron Hetmyer (53 not out).

Hetmyer And Pant Lead The Team

Chasing a target of 172 runs, Delhi did not start well and in the third over of the innings, Shikhar Dhawan (6) was out by Kyle Jamieson. After this, Steve Smith (4) also could not do anything special and caught the de Villiers behind the wicket off Mohammad Siraj. With just 47 runs on the board, Prithvi Shaw, who was seen in a good rhythm, returned after playing 21 runs in the ball of Harshal Patel. Captain Pant then added 45 runs for the fourth wicket with Marcus Stoinis, but Harshal Patel bowled out Stoinis and once again pushed Delhi to the backfoot. Half of the Delhi team had returned to the pavilion and the defeat was certain, but Shimron Hetmyer then took the lead and expressed his intentions by hitting three sixes in 18 overs of Kyle Jamieson. Hetmyer completed his half-century in just 23 balls, and seeing his batting, it seemed that he would take Delhi to the threshold of victory.

Thrill of the last over

Delhi needed 14 runs in the last over, but Mohammad Siraj bowled the first four balls at the right place and conceded just 4 runs, after which Delhi now needed 10 runs off 2 balls. Pant hit the fifth ball of the last over toward the third man for four and made the match exciting. Delhi needed six to win on the last ball, but captain Pant could only hit four and Delhi suffered their second defeat of the season.

De Villiers’ Inning Did Wonders

Batting first after losing the toss, RCB had a very poor start and the team lost the wickets of captain Virat Kohli (12) and Devadatta Padikkal (17) within just 30 runs. After this Rajat Patidar (31), along with Maxwell, added 30 runs for the third wicket, but Maxwell caught Smith off Amit Mishra’s ball. After this, AB de Villiers scored 75 runs in just 42 balls while batting. During this, he hit 3 fours and 5 sixes. De Villiers scored 23 runs, including three sixes in the last over of Marcus Stoinis.

DC vs RCB, IPL 2021, 22nd match: – Who will replace R Ashwin in Delhi Capitals? Playing XI

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The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will be played today between Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Both teams have looked in excellent form so far in this tournament. Both teams have played five matches, winning four times each, while losing one each. Delhi Capitals and RCB have eight points recorded in their account. Delhi Capitals are second in the points table on the basis of net runrate, while RCB are in third place. Whichever team wins the match will reach the top of the point table.

Delhi Capitals will have to go into the match without off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who is currently out of the tournament due to Corona’s troubles in his family. RCB suffered a 69-run defeat against Chennai Super Kings in their last match, while Delhi Capitals defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad on the last ball in the first Super Over of this year. RCB will have to avoid the mistakes made in the match against Chennai Super Kings, in which all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja hit 37 runs in the 20th to take his team to 191 runs and then beat RCB by taking three wickets. RCB’s two Australian players Adam Jampa and Ken Richardson have returned home for personal reasons. However, his return would not make much difference as Richardson played one match while Jampa did not get a chance to play any match.

Predicted playing XI of Delhi Capitals

Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Steve Smith, Rishabh Pant (captain), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Lalit Yadav, Akshar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan.

Predicted playing XI of Royal Challengers Bangalore

Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli (captain), Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Washington Sundar, Dan Christian, Kyle Jameson, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Siraj.

PBKS vs KKR, IPL 2021, 21st match: – Kolkata win unilateral by 5 wickets against Punjab

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After a stunning performance by the two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders’ bowlers, defeated Punjab Kings comfortable in the first match of the IPL at the Narendra Modi Stadium with the finest innings of Rahul Tripathi (41) and captain Eoin Morgan (47 not out) defeated. Kolkata held Punjab to an average score of 123 for nine and then made it easy to win by scoring 126 runs for five wickets in 16.4 overs. This is Kolkata’s second win in six matches while Punjab’s fourth defeat in six matches.

After Losing Three Wickets, Kolkata Changed The Scenario Of The Game.

Kolkata lost three wickets in the first three overs chasing the target. Moises Henriques got caught by Shah Rukh Khan in the first over, without opening the account to Nitish Rana. In the next over, Mohammed Shami lbw Shubman Gill. Gill scored nine runs off eight balls with two fours. Arshdeep Singh caught Sunil Narine at the hands of Ravi Bishnoi on the last ball of the third over of the innings. Kolkata’s three wickets fell for just 17 runs but Rahul Tripathi and Morgan shared a crucial 66-run partnership for the fourth wicket. 83 runs of the innings were scored when Deepak Hooda caught Rahul Tripathi off Shahrukh Khan near the boundary. Rahul hit seven fours in 41 runs off 32 balls.

After that, Andre Russell, who landed on the field, proceeded to the innings with Morgan but Russell was run out on the direct throw of Arshdeep Singh on the team’s score of 98. Russell scored 10 runs off nine balls with the help of two fours. Dinesh Karthik, who landed on the ground, then scored 12 runs off six balls with the help of two fours. Karthik hit the winning four for the team. Captain Morgan hit four fours and two sixes in an unbeaten 47 off 40 balls.

Punjab’s batsmen failed to play a perfect inning in front of Kolkata bowler’s brilliant performance

Earlier, for Kolkata, Krishna took three wickets for 30 runs, Pat Cummins took two wickets for 31 runs and Sunil Narine took two wickets for 22 runs and stopped Punjab for 123 runs. Kolkata won the toss and decided to field first. Punjab captain Lokesh Rahul scored 19 runs and was dismissed on the team score of 36. After this, Chris Gayle Zero and Deepak Hooda returned to the pavilion by scoring one run. Opener Mayank Agarwal scored 31 runs with the help of one four and two sixes in 34 balls and was dismissed at the team’s score of 60 runs.

Moises Henriques was bowled by Sunil Narine for two runs. Nicholas Pooran scored 19 runs off 19 balls with the help of a four and a six. Shahrukh Khan was out for 13 runs off 14 balls. Chris Jordan hit two sixes off Krishna’s first three balls in the last over of the inning but was then bowled on the fourth ball. Jordan hit four and three sixes in 30 runs off 18 balls. In this way, Punjab’s innings stopped at 123 runs.