Chris Gayle has been running so fast that none of the stalwards can catch him in the race. He has not only hit maximum centuries, scored maximum runs, but also created records for sixes. Whether it is century or runs or sixes, he appears way ahead of any other batsmen in IPL.
Archive for the ‘2012 IPL’ Category
Playing the 51st match of the tournament, DD and KKR are leading the Points Table. The second match between them in 2012 will be more of academic interest, as both have nothing at stake. If KKR takes revenge of the loss in the rain-curtailed match at home, they will jump to the top of table. […]
Earlier the cut-off points to reach PlayOffs was considered 19 points. But the close matches and results among all the teams, except Deccan Chargers, may see the 4th team sailing through even by reaching 17/18 points. Considering the current standings and remaining matches for all teams, DD, KKR and MI are set to cross 19-point […]
21 runs were again required in the last over. But unlike other teams, Pune Warriors could not succeed and lost against CSK.
Riding on Pietersen century, 20th century in IPL, DD overcame DC fight. The first half of the game belonged to DC in both innings. But in second half, first bowlers dried runs, and then Pietersen smashed them out of the park with 9 sixes, helped by poor fielding from DC.
When Chennai Super Kings take on Pune Warriors at home in the reverse match between both teams, they must win to prove that the defeat in first game was just an upset, and Pune Warriors are still not so strong contender in current edition. Warriors on the other hand must be feeling confident with their […]
When Deccan Chargers play Delhi Daredevils at Delhi, they will pray for a repeat of 2011 when they defeated DD at home. But a lot of water has flown down the Yamuna in 2012. Last year’s bottom-placed DD is looking the best side with 3 wins while 2009 champion Chargers have lost all their 3 […]
KKR bowlers restricted Kings XI to a lower total than last match against Kings XI, expecting their batsmen may find it easier to chase. Gambhir with determination stayed around to lead the successful chase. KKR, as expected, won by 8 wickets.
The tables have turned since their last meeting at Eden in their first match of 2012 against each other. Playing back-to-back matches just after few days have turned Kings XI into favorite after registering concsecutive victories, while KKR is still stronger, yet may fail to stop its losing streak.
Pune Warriors put up a high total of 182 runs on board. Considering the batting strength of Royal Challengers on home ground, the target apppeared not so difficult. But disciplined bowling by Warriors almost made it impossible. On the last-ball when 3 runs was needed, Saurabh Tiwary hit a six to seal the tense match.