There has been a big break after the first half of the IPL, but we are fortunate that most of the players have been playing international cricket regularly.
Ponting felt it was important for Australian cricketers to "get back into the groove" ahead of the T20 World Cup and the Ashes series
"The contingent has two COVID-19 positive cases. A support staff member has tested positive and a bus cleaner. The team's training session has been cancelled as a precautionary measure," a BCCI official confirmed.
Agarwal, leading the side in the absence of regular skipper K L Rahul, used the straight bat effectively in his lone hand to take Punjab Kings to 166 for six
For any bowling unit, facing the Dhawan-Shaw duo is a scary proposition.
Both McCullum and skipper Eoin Morgan are associated to playing an aggressive brand of cricket. But the KKR hasn't managed to do that and McCullum says it has been nothing short of disappointing at how the team has played so far
Shaw was out in the 16th over after facing 41 balls, hitting 11 fours and three sixes but, by then, the match was as good.
KKR's batting woes emanate right from the top with the highly talented Shubman Gill continuing his poor run -- 89 runs from six outings.
De Villiers scored an unbeaten 42-ball 75 to power RCB to 171 for five before their bowlers, led by Harshal Patel (2/37), Mohammed Siraj (1/44) Kyle Jamieson (1/32), restricted Delhi to 170 for four
DC boasts of a strong middle-order comprising skipper Rishabh Pant (125 runs), Australians Steve Smith and Marcus Stoinis, and Shimron Hetmyer, who can be highly destructive on their day.
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SRH, who sent in captain David Warner and Kane Williamson, managed to take just seven runs in their Super Over which was bowled by Axar Patel
The much-criticized Chepauk track will host its 10th and final IPL game of the season in which both Pant and his opposite number David Warner would pray for a decent surface for their flamboyant batters.
"As it was his team's first offence of the season under the IPL's Code of Conduct relating to minimum over rate offences, Mr Sharma was fined Rs 12 lakh," it said.
Leg-spinner Amit Mishra spun a web over Mumbai Indians before Shikhar Dhawan and Steve Smith played knocks of 45 and 33 respectively as Delhi Capitals registered a win
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