Sidharth Monga

Sidharth Monga is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo

Ajinkya Rahane dives to make his ground

IPL 2015

Rahane's rotation riddle

Ajinkya Rahane is an excellent limited-overs batsman, but he will need to reduce his dot-ball percentage to evolve into the finished article

Rohit Sharma mis-times a pull shot

Rajasthan Royals v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2015, Ahmedabad

Mumbai lose Rohit in translation

The modern tactic is to hold the big hitter back in T20s, but Rohit Sharma is much more than that and using him at No. 4 means he has to play a game he is no longer used to

Deepak Hooda raises his bat after making fifty

Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2015, Delhi

Hooda's fancy footwork

Plays of the day from the match between Delhi Daredevils and Rajasthan Royals in Delhi

Deepak Hooda raises his bat after making fifty

Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2015, Delhi

Daredevils heartbroken after Hooda heroics

Ajinkya Rahane's dropping of Angelo Mathews allowed Delhi Daredevils to post 184 when they looked like they might waste a good start, but Daredevils went a step further by missing youngster Deepak Hooda twice in two overs

Suresh Raina fails to make his ground in time

Chennai Super Kings v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2015, Chennai

Smith's big edge, and Bopara the utility man

Plays of the day from the match between Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad in Chennai

Brendon McCullum ramps the ball for six

Chennai Super Kings v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2015, Chennai

McCullum hundred sets up big win

Brendon McCullum's second IPL century, his first for Chennai Super Kings, set up a big second win for the hosts

Yuvraj Singh lines up to play a pull shot

Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2015, Delhi

Daredevils strive for winning formula

Daredevils came close to beating their losing streak in the game against Super Kings. Can they go one step further when they meet Royals?

Breaking Bat: That's the end of one of Gautam Gambhir's bats

Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2015, Kolkata

Breaking bat, and Rayudu's brief return

Plays of the day from the opening match of IPL 2015 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians

Morne Morkel picked up two wickets and bowled 15 dot balls in his four overs

Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2015, Kolkata

KKR begin title defence with win at home

Kolkata Knight Riders dropped three catches, Mumbai Indians outdid them by one, and fittingly the defending champions got their campaign off to a victorious start