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Hardik Pandya raises his bat …

The 47th match of the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was played at the Eden Gardens Stadium between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians. In this match, Kolkata beat Mumbai by 34 runs and kept their hopes of reaching the playoffs alive. Another side, Mumbai Indians will have to win their next match to reach the playoffs.

Kolkata Knight Riders scored 232 for 2 wickets in 20 overs, batting first after losing the toss in the match. For Kolkata, Andre Russell scored an unbeaten 80 off 40 balls, Shulman Gill scored 76 runs in 45 balls and Chris Lynn scored 54 off 29 balls. Rahul Chahar and Hardik Pandya’s took 1-1 for Mumbai Indians.


In reply, Mumbai Indians were not played a good at the start and they lost 5 wickets for 121 runs. But After this, Hardik Pandya played such a stormy inning, that time the match was towards Mumbai. But with the dismissal of Hardik, the hopes of Mumbai Indians were also broken. Hardik Pandya scored 91 runs in just 34 balls with 6 fours and 9 sixes.

He completed his fifty in 17 balls with the help of 7 sixes and 1 four, which is the fastest fiftieth in the 12th season of the IPL. Prior to Hardik, Rishabh Pant had the fifties in 18 balls. Apart from Hardik, no other batsman from Mumbai Indians could play better for a team.


Captain Rohit Sharma 12 and Quinton de Kock were out on zero. Evin Lewis (15), Suryakumar Yadav (26), Kieron Pollard (20) and Kieron Pollard (24) Chasing 233 runs, Mumbai Indians could score only 198 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs. Barinder Sran and Rahul Chahar remained unbeaten on 3 and 1 respectively.

Sunil Narine, Harry Gurney, and Andre Russell took 2-2 wickets for Kolkata Knight Riders. Piyush Chawla’s got 1 wicket. Now Mumbai Indians had to face 7 wins and 5 losses in 12 matches of this IPL season and it is third in the table with 14 points. Kolkata Knight Riders got 5 wins and 7 losses in 12 matches of this IPL season.



Sanju Samson remained not out on 48 as RR beat SRH by 7 wickets. (IPL)

The Rajasthan Royals won a match by 7 wickets in the IPL against the Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Saturday. With this victory, Rajasthan has retained the possibility of reaching its playoffs. This victory of Rajasthan has benefitted Chennai Super Kings. This victory of Rajasthan has made Chennai the first team to reach the playoffs.

In the match played at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium, Rajasthan’s bowlers did not allow Hyderabad to score big. The hosts needed just 161 runs to win, which they achieved by losing three wickets in 19.1 overs. This was Rajasthan’s last match in his home where they won.

Rajasthan played seven matches in his home, from which he won three and got defeat in four matches. It was Rajasthan’s 12th match, out of which they won five and lost seven. After two points from this victory, it has got 10 points and it has come in sixth place in the table.

Orange Cap’s Player

David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 37 runs on Saturday. He has scored 611 runs and he is still at the forefront of the Orange Cap race. Jonny Bairstow (445) on the second and Chris Gayle (444) on the third. Warner is ahead of 150 runs with both of these players.

Despite the match played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur, Kagiso Rabada is also capturing Purple-cap with 23 wickets. After them, Imran Tahir (17) on the second and Shreyas Gopal (15) on the third position. Gopal took 2 wickets for 30 runs against Hyderabad.


Mumbai Indians defeated Chennai Super Kings by 46 runs on Friday in IPL-12. Mumbai has defeated Chennai this season for the second time. Earlier, in the match at the Wankhede stadium, Mumbai beat Chennai by 37 runs. Mumbai presented a challenge of 156 runs in the match played at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium.

In reply, Chennai’s team got stuck on 109 runs in 17.4 overs. This is the first defeat in their home in Chennai this season. With this victory, Mumbai has reached number two in the points table with 14 points. At the same, Chennai is at the top with points of 16 points in the points table.

The beginning of Chennai was very poor, so the team could not recover till the end. Chennai lost wickets at regular intervals. The poor condition of Chennai can be gauged from it that its seven batsmen could not even touch the double figures. Chennai’s Command Suresh Raina took over due to not being fit for regular captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Earlier, losing the toss

Mumbai was batting first, losing four wickets in 20 overs, set a score of 155 runs. Rohit Sharma (67), the highest run-getter for Mumbai, has scored. He hit six fours and three sixes in his 48-ball knock. This is Rohit’s first half-century in this season. Mumbai started poorly. Quinton de Kock returned to the pavilion in first wickets. Their wicket dropped on the team’s score of 24 runs.

Chennai won the toss and decided to bowl first. Chennai has made three changes in its team. Chennai replaced Murali Vijay, Mitchell Santner and Dhruv Shorey in the last eleven in place of Dhoni, Faf du Plessis, and Ravindra Jadeja. Another side, Mumbai made two changes in its team. Mumbai gave the chance to replace Ben Cutting and Mayank Markande with Evin Lewis and Anukul Roy. Roy had a debut match in the IPL.


Parag, Archer take Rajasthan Royals to thrilling win as KKR slump to sixth straight defeat

Rajasthan Royals beat Kolkata Knight Riders by three wickets in IPL-12 on Thursday. In this exciting match played at the Eden Gardens ground, Rajasthan has won four balls remaining. This is Kolkata’s sixth consecutive defeat. Kolkata offered a strong challenge of 176 runs in front of the hosts, whose bowlers could not defend.

In reply, Rajasthan achieved this target at a loss of 7 wickets in 19.2 overs. Rajasthan needed 9 runs to win in the last over of the Prasidh Krishna. Jofra Archer, who was on strike, hit four in the first ball and then hit six on the next and added 2 points for his team.

Riyan Parag (47) scored the highest runs for Rajasthan. He planted 5 fours and two sixes in his 31-ball innings. Jaffra Archer 27 runs in 12 balls. Piyush Chawla took three wickets, Sunil Narine got two wickets, Andre Russell, and Prasidh Krishna got 1-1 wickets.

With this win, Rajasthan’s playoffs reached the expectations are still alive. Rajasthan’s team is in seventh place in the points table with 8 points after four wins in 11 games. Another side, Kolkata is in the sixth position in the points table with 8 points after four wins in 11 matches. Two-time champion Kolkata had performed brilliantly at the start of the season, but in the middle of the league, KKR  got off from victory line.

Twenty-two matches have been played in the IPL by the two teams. Of which Kolkata have won 10 matches and Rajasthan have won in 10 matches. Kolkata’s elevation in Eden Gardens has been huge. Both teams have played 8 times on the field so far. In which Kolkata team won in 6 matches, Rajasthan could only win in two matches.


Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Kings XI Punjab by 17 runs on Wednesday and third consecutive victory of Banglore in this match played at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore presented a strong target of 203 runs by AB de Villiers (unbeaten 82) for Punjab.

In reply, the Punjab team could score 185 runs in 7 overs in the 20th over. Most runs scored by wicketkeeper Nicholas Puran (46) for Punjab. He scored 1 Four and 5 sixes in his 28-ball innings. Apart from them, Lokesh Rahul (42), Mayank Agarwal (35), David Miller (24), and Chris Gayle contributed 23 runs. For Bangalore, Umesh Yadav took 3 and Navdeep Saini 2 wickets. Moin Ali and Marcus Stonis got one wicket each for Bangalore.

This is the fourth win in 11 matches of Bangalore and now it has reached number seven in the points table with eight points. Bangalore’s hopes of reaching playoffs are still alive. At the same time, Punjab has faced the sixth defeat in 11 matches and the team is at fifth position in the points table with 10 points.

Illustrious inning of RCB

Earlier, Bangalore lost the toss and batted first, RCB present 202 runs by losing 4 wickets in 20 overs. Most runs by AB de Villiers (82 not out) made by Bangalore. He planted three fours and seven sixes in his 44-ball innings.

Bangalore scored 64 runs in the last three overs. De Villiers completed his half-century in 35 balls. This season is his fifth half-century. At the start, Marcus Stoinis played with a slow pace but after some time he gave a good contribution to RCB. He hit two fours and three sixes in 34 balls. Ravichandran Ashwin, Hardus Viljoen, Murugan Ashwin, and Mohammed Shami picked up one wicket each for Punjab.

KXIP won the toss and decided to bowl first. Punjab made two changes in its team. Punjab replaced Nicholas Pooran and Ankit Rajput in place of Harpreet Brar and Sam Curran in the final eleven. And another side, Bangalore also made two changes in its team. Bangalore gave the opportunity to Washington Sundar and Tim Southee in the place of Pawan Negi and Dale Steyn.