Amit Varma

IPL 2014

The lesson from this IPL: Front-load your innings

One of the key trends in this IPL, that teams like Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings reinforced, was the importance of sending in the big hitters early in an innings

Kieron Pollard tees off

ESPNcricinfo staff

IPL 2014 review

The flops of the tournament

ESPNcricinfo picks its flops of the IPL 2014 season, with a limit of only four foreign players in the XI

M Vijay does a celebratory jig after taking a sharp catch before he is joined by JP Duminy

Kings XI Punjab 2014 season review

The best batting unit of all IPL seasons

Kings XI Punjab had the best batting unit of the season by a distance but their bowling group - with the notable exception of Akshar Patel - was ordinary and it cost them the title

Glenn Maxwell used the switch hit to devastating effect