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Mohammed Shami hits the stumps direct to send back Rohit Sharma

IPL 2014

Daredevils' blunt bowling

Daredevils' bowling average of 46.28 isn't just the worst for any team this season; it's the worst by any team in any IPL season, and by quite a distance

Sunil Narine ran through the lower order

IPL 2014

A rare Narine flop

Sunil Narine was taken for more than nine runs an over for only the third time in his IPL career in the match against Delhi Daredevils

Rohit Sharma was bowled for 1

IPL 2014

Mumbai's opening woes

In six matches, Mumbai Indians have tried out four different opening combinations in their search for the perfect pair, but so far, the returns have only been diminishing

Pravin Tambe exults after dismissing Ryan ten Doeschate for his hat-trick

Royals v Knight Riders, IPL 2014, Ahmedabad

KKR's house of cards

Kolkata Knight Riders lost six wickets for two runs against Rajasthan Royals, the worst such collapse in the IPL

Amit Mishra was expensive in his four overs

IPL 2014

Amit Mishra's nightmarish IPL 2014

One of the best bowlers of the last six IPL seasons, Amit Mishra has had a tough start to IPL 2014, reaching a few not-so-flattering landmarks


Mumbai and Chennai's powerplay blues

The IPL eliminator match in Bangalore will be between two teams which have struggled in the first six overs - one with the bat, the other with the ball

Chennai Super Kings

Tough road ahead for Super Kings

Sunday’s results, with wins for Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab, has put the pressure right back on Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings


The last-over blitz

The overall run rate in IPL 2012 is so far a fairly middling 7.69, but there’ve been some sizzling last-over performances, especially by teams batting second

Two veterans and two young guns

From two spin partners who are now IPL adversaries to two long-time openers who’ll be pitted against each other