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Rashid Khan was introduced early on

IPL 2017 - stats review

Spinners make Powerplay impact

Spinners picked 40 wickets in the first six overs, the second-highest across 10 editions. Overall, they outdid pacers both in terms of average and economy rate

IPL 2017 - Scenarios for playoff spots

IPL 2017

Mumbai Indians almost assured of top-two finish

With only four league matches left, we still do not know the final four yet. Since only Mumbai Indians have sealed a playoff berth, let's look at what the other teams need to do to make it to the qualifiers

The major numbers for Younis Khan in Tests

Younis Khan's career in numbers

A fourth-innings colossus

Over a 17-year Test career, Younis Khan has racked up numbers that compare favourably with the best in the world

Key stats for Rising Pune Supergiant in their first four and last seven games this season

IPL 2017

Bowlers star in Rising Pune's surge

Rising Pune's bowling attack was all over the place at the start of the season, but they have improved significantly in their last seven matches

Samuel Badree exults after taking a hat-trick

IPL 2017

How RCB can still qualify for the playoffs

Two wins, six losses and a washout. With only five more matches to go for them, Royal Challengers Bangalore can lose another match and still make it to playoffs

10,000 runs for Chris Gayle

A giant in the T20 format

The difference between Chris Gayle and the next-best on key parameters indicates his excellence in the format

Key stats for legspinners in IPL 2017

IPL 2017

Legspin the flavour of the season

While legspinners have been slightly more expensive than other bowler types, they have better averages and strike rates

Most wickets taken by a bowling pair in a Test season

The best bowling pairs in a season

Ashwin and Jadeja took 153 wickets in the 13 Tests they played in 2016-17. A look at other bowling pairs who excelled in a season