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CSK's Sam Curran and Imran Tahir have broken the all-time record of the highest ninth-wicket partnership in IPL. The duo shared a 43-run ninth-wicket stand against MI on Friday to help CSK put up a total of 114/9. The previous record was held by MS Dhoni and Ravichandran Ashwin, who shared a 41-run stand for CSK against MI in 2013.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:00 pm on 23 Oct
Following CSK's eighth defeat in IPL 2020, CSK captain MS Dhoni said, "Captain can't really run away, so I'll definitely be playing all the games." He added, "We have to make the most of next three games and it's good preparation for the next year." This is the first time CSK have lost eight matches in IPL's league stage.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:00 am on 24 Oct
After a fan called him 'bits and pieces' commentator over his tweet on CSK, Sanjay Manjrekar tweeted, "No sir, I am a pure commentator." He added, "Bits and pieces are those who do little bit of this and little bit of that. So if you don’t like me, say bad commentator, not bits and pieces."
short by Anmol Sharma / 06:20 pm on 23 Oct
Chennai Super Kings' top four batsmen aggregated just three runs against Mumbai Indians in their IPL 2020 match on Friday. It is the lowest aggregate by a team's top four batsmen in a match in the history of IPL. The previous lowest aggregate by the top four batsmen was four, scored by Kochi Tuskers Kerala against Deccan Chargers in 2011.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:00 am on 24 Oct
Mumbai Indians defeated Chennai Super Kings by 10 wickets to register their seventh victory in the IPL 2020 and go on top of the points table. This is the first time that CSK lost a match by 10 wickets and lost eight matches in a season in IPL history. MI won by 10 wickets in IPL after eight years.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:50 pm on 23 Oct
All the players are hurting: Dhoni after CSK's 8th defeat in IPL 2020
short by Anmol Sharma / on 24 Oct 2020,Saturday
After CSK lost their eighth match in IPL 2020, CSK captain MS Dhoni said, "It does hurt...This year hasn't been our year. In only one or two games...we batted and bowled well together." He added, "All the players are hurting, but they're trying their best. It doesn't always go your way." MI handed CSK their first-ever 10-wicket defeat in IPL.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:00 am on 24 Oct
Rohit Sharma misses his 2nd match for MI in 9 yrs, 3rd in IPL career
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 23 Oct 2020,Friday
MI captain Rohit Sharma on Friday missed their match against CSK due to a hamstring injury. Notably, this is only the second time that Rohit has missed a game for MI since joining the franchise in 2011. In 2019, he had missed MI's opening game against KXIP. In 2008, he was rested by now-defunct Deccan Chargers during a league game.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 10:06 pm on 23 Oct
Ahead of the IPL 2020 encounter between CSK and MI, former Team India opener Virender Sehwag said that since beating MI in the first match, CSK has looked less like a winning team and more like a 'Senior Citizen's Club'. Further, criticising Ravindra Jadeja's bowling in the tournament, Sehwag said that he seems like Rajpal Yadav of 'Hungama' movie.
short by Anmol Sharma / 05:46 pm on 23 Oct
Talking about his last-ball run-out which led to Super Over in KXIP-MI match, KXIP's Chris Jordan said, "Watching from the outside, the route I took to come back for second run looked baffling." He added, "I actually lost my footing on my turn at non-striker's end. If I'd tried to go back in the same direction, I definitely would've slipped."
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:00 am on 24 Oct
Ex-India pacer Chetan Sharma took to Twitter to share a picture of India's 1983 World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev after the latter underwent angioplasty on Friday. "Kapil Pa ji is OK now after his operation and sitting with his daughter Amya. Jai Mata Di," he captioned the picture. Kapil Dev is expected to get discharged in a couple of days.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:00 am on 24 Oct
India's 1983 World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev took to Instagram Stories to thank everyone for their support and wishes after he suffered a heart attack. The 61-year-old, who underwent angioplasty on Friday, wrote, "Thank you everyone for all the love and concern. I am overwhelmed with the good wishes and well on the road to recovery."
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:00 am on 24 Oct
Several celebrities, including Shah Rukh Khan, Riteish Deshmukh and Richa Chadha, took to Twitter on Friday to wish Kapil Dev a speedy recovery after he suffered a heart attack. "Wishing you...speedy recovery as fast as your bowling & batting. Love to you sir," Shah Rukh wrote. "Get well soon sir," Riteish wrote while sharing the pictures of the former cricketer.
short by Udit Gupta / 08:05 pm on 23 Oct
England Test captain Joe Root believes he is not ready to be compared with the likes of India's Virat Kohli, New Zealand's Kane Williamson and Australia's Steve Smith. "You're looking at three of the greatest players the game has seen. They're brilliant people to watch play and learn from. I'm not sure I'd put myself in their bracket," Root said.
short by Sumit Josh / 12:25 pm on 24 Oct
We lost the match against MI in the powerplay: CSK coach Fleming
short by Sumit Josh / on 24 Oct 2020,Saturday
CSK coach Stephen Fleming said his team were outplayed by MI in their batting powerplay as they lost five wickets in that period. "We were pretty stunned really. It was a terrible powerplay. To lose wickets so quickly, so frequently, the game was almost over in the powerplay," Fleming said. Chennai went on to make 114/9 in their 20 overs.
short by Sumit Josh / 12:19 pm on 24 Oct
Talking about his batting form, Shikhar Dhawan said he doesn't like to "take stress" and doesn't "wish to listen" to what is being said about him. "I like to stay happy...I know the hard work I have done and...the preparations that I've done. I've full faith in me that whatever I touch, I'll turn it into gold," he added.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 09:41 pm on 23 Oct
Have to see where we went wrong: Dhoni after loss to MI
short by Sumit Josh / on 24 Oct 2020,Saturday
After CSK suffered a 10-wicket loss against MI on Friday, captain MS Dhoni said his side needs to introspect on what went wrong from their second game this season. "It does hurt. What you need to see is what are the things that are going wrong. Especially this year, it hasn't been our year," Dhoni said.
short by Sumit Josh / 11:11 am on 24 Oct
He’s an all-round package: David Warner praises Jason Holder
short by Sumit Josh / on 23 Oct 2020,Friday
SRH captain David Warner hailed West Indian cricketer Jason Holder as an "all-round package" after his great outing with the ball against RR. "Jason (Holder) adds strength to our bowling, his experience, he's an all-round package. He's a great inclusion," said Warner. Playing his first match of IPL 2020, Holder picked up 3 wickets for 33 runs on Thursday.
short by Sumit Josh / 04:50 pm on 23 Oct
Happy to be retired and not facing Jofra Archer: Sehwag
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 23 Oct 2020,Friday
Ex-India opener Virender Sehwag has said that he's happy that he is retired and not facing Jofra Archer, who has bowled at an economy rate of 6.61 in IPL 2020. "It's not just because of the pace that Archer has been so successful...but it's the ability to bowl great line and lengths...he forces batsmen into making mistakes," Sehwag added.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 09:09 pm on 23 Oct
CSK only side who are out of IPL right now: Scott Styris
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 23 Oct 2020,Friday
Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris has said that CSK are the only side who are out of the IPL 2020 as of now. "You could tell by Stephen Fleming's press conference [after] last match. He believes the life cycle of this team is gone...We've been talking about it for 3 years, an ageing, old team," he added.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 05:16 pm on 23 Oct
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo will miss UEFA Champions League match against Barcelona next week after he tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time. After testing positive for COVID-19 initially on October 13, the Portuguese footballer tested positive again on Thursday. Ronaldo, who is under self-isolation, already missed an international fixture and at least two matches for Juventus.
short by Sumit Josh / 05:20 pm on 23 Oct
Pakistan's head coach Misbah-ul-Haq said ICC should extend the World Test Championship due to the disruption caused by the pandemic. "I would still prefer to see the ICC complete the championship with all teams completing their scheduled matches," said Misbah. The statement comes amid reports that ICC might consider the option of splitting points for unplayed matches in the championship.
short by Sumit Josh / 05:06 pm on 23 Oct
After former India captain Kapil Dev suffered a heart attack and underwent angioplasty at a hospital in Delhi, cricketers took to Twitter to wish him a speedy recovery. "Praying for your quick recovery. Get well soon Paaji," tweeted Sachin Tendulkar. "Praying for your speedy recovery," said Virat Kohli. "Stay strong big brother. God bless," Ravi Shastri tweeted.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 05:36 pm on 23 Oct
Pakistan to sack Azhar Ali as Test captain: Report
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 23 Oct 2020,Friday
Pakistan Test captain Azhar Ali is likely to be sacked ahead of the team's New Zealand tour in December, a report has claimed. Limited-overs captain Babar Azam or wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan could replace him, it added. Azhar was named Test captain last year after the sacking of Sarfaraz Ahmed. Azhar led Pakistan in nine matches, winning two of them.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 05:07 pm on 23 Oct
Real Madrid's Serbian striker Luka Jovic faces a six-month prison sentence in his country for violating the coronavirus isolation rules. Jovic, who was in Serbia in March, was seen on the streets and at a birthday party despite being asked to self-isolate for 14 days. The state prosecutors are taking him to court after he refused to pay a fine.
short by Sumit Josh / 01:24 pm on 24 Oct
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