The IPL's closed-door policy

The issue of Sri Lankan players not being allowed to play IPL games in Chennai does not impact too many games but to brush the issue away is to do disservice to the idea of sport and of a "level playing field"

Angelo Mathews sealed victory for Daredevils with a four

IPL 2015

Joseph reveling in dream IPL start

Domnic Joseph Muthuswami, who till four years ago was primarily a tennis-ball cricketer, impressed on his IPL debut not only with two decent overs up front but also with the 17th over he bowled against Chennai Super Kings last week

Domnic Muthuswami makes a valiant attempt to stop a boundary

Kings XI Punjab v Delhi Daredevils, IPL 2015, Pune

The leggie's yorker

Plays of the Day from the IPL match between Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils in Pune

JP Duminy was run out in bizarre fashion after colliding with Axar Patel

Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2015, Delhi

Hooda extends Daredevils' hoodoo

Deepak Hooda handled a tough situation with a clever strategy and showed that the Delhi Daredevils are yet to fill those small margins required for victory in T20 cricket

Deepak Hooda fields questions after his match-winning knock

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

Chennai Super Kings v Delhi Daredevils, IPL 2015, Chennai

Dhoni the finisher put on ice

MS Dhoni's batting has shown signs of decline. The big hits have grown less frequent and there is a definite sense that we are seeing a most singular career winding down

MS Dhoni dabs one into the offside