‘I can’t believe how time passed with the wonderful Delhi Capitals Bunch’: Nortje

The Delhi Capitals IPL 2021 campaign ended in a tragic defeat as the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) overtook Ashwin’s Rahul Tripathi six in the final over. Delhi Capitals pacer Anrich Nortze said he was proud to be part of the setup but expressed “disappointment” at not being able to win the Indian Premier League (IPL) … Read more

Heartbreaking but Delhi Capitals’ exceptional fighters: Pant after IPL collapse

Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant on Thursday said that despite losing badly to Kolkata Knight Riders in Qualifier 2, he was proud of his team and described his teammates as “extraordinary warriors” despite losing their team from the IPL. Delhi lost by three wickets, with KKR scoring just 135 on board for the chase. Delhi … Read more

KKR’s Tripathi closed it with a six in Sharjah

The Kolkata Knight Riders suffered an almost defeat from the winning jaws, and the loss of the game from 125/2 after 16.3 overs was unforgivable. They were chasing 136 for victory, but with Shubman Gill exiting, the wickets fell and the dot balls piled up. Dinesh Karthik, Ion Morgan, Shakib Al Hasan and SunilNarine returned … Read more

Rahul Tripathi Dramatic ups and downs in an over to take KKR home

KKR need 7 off 6 balls to get a place in the final. Rahul Tripathi could have scored “1 off 5 balls” if Ashwin had shown enough disrespect for rank long-hop. He swings the bat but the ball bounces long-on, just as Tripathi slowly pulls his feet to the non-striker end. Did he miss the … Read more

Clarity of mind is very important to us: Capitals Assistant Coach Kaif

Delhi Capitals assistant coach Mohammad Kaif said “clarity of mind” was important for his players when they faced the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL Qualifier 2 here on Wednesday. The winner of Qualifier 2 will face Chennai Super Kings in the title fight on October 15. “Tomorrow is a big day. It’s about how … Read more

Dhoni Buddy Come Cupid Uthappa Delivery, CSK Final

MS Dhoni and Robin Uthappa have come a long way. They made their debut in the year 2000 and along with Robin and Suresh Raina were part of the original Dhoni gang. By then, they had become famous while in the India Blues and even appeared on their friends’ holiday in Coorg during the off-season. … Read more

How SRH foxed Pollard with a smart fielding position

The cracking sound from Kieron Pollard’s bat is enough to make you fear that the ball will puncture the screen as well. It was sweet, flat and hard-hitting — a full-length ball pitched off-stump outside the Pollard murder range — determined to be a sixer the moment he took off his bat. But that did … Read more

Sharjah in Dubai: Last ball takes home RCB maximum against Capitals, they were punished for poor fielding

Need six runs. One ball left. Avesh Khan went for a yorker, but sprayed it wide towards the legs. Then came the full toss and Shreekar Bharat hit it into the night sky. For a moment, it was not clear whether it was only height but not distance but Royal Challengers Bangalore clearly marked the … Read more

The defeat of RCB makes it impossible for them to stay in the top 2 positions

With four more games to play in the group stage, the playoff scenario for the IPL this year has become simpler. Delhi Capitals, Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore are already in the last four. Also, after the RCB defeat to Sunrisers Hyderabad, it finished in the top two. DC are there and CSK … Read more

DC vs CSK: Gautam Hetmire misses catch; Pant chatter with Axar continues

CSK’s Krishnappa Gautam could probably end the chase in the 18th over by slogging Shimran Hetmeyer Dwayne Bravo at long-on. Delhi Capitals needed 22 off 15 balls at that stage and it all depended on Hetmeyer. Gautam stepped forward two feet and began to bend to his knees as the ball began to sink. He … Read more