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Which players should Mumbai retain? (7:01)
Whom should Mumbai Indians and KKR retain? (7:15)
5dGaurav Sundararaman and Nagraj Gollapudi

Will CSK retain Dhoni and Raina on return?

A look at which players the eight IPL franchises are likely to retain and which ones they are likely to use the right-to-match card for, for the IPL next year

48dNagraj Gollapudi

IPL teams could be allowed to retain three players

Although a final decision remains to be made, a BCCI official suggested that the three players could be a combination of two Indians and one overseas player, or two overseas players and one Indian

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212dDeivarayan Muthu

Thakur KO's his former team

Seamer Shardul Thakur returned career-best T20 figures of 3 for 19 to put Rising Pune Supergiant in the playoffs and end Kings XI Punjab's campaign

Ajit Agarkar on Kings XI Punjab: Hashim Amla the only standout from Kings XI's overseas roster (4:10)
Agarkar: Thakur gives Pune better balance (1:53)
Hogg: Wretched show but Kings XI were also unlucky (3:35)
'We will miss Ben Stokes' - Ajinkya Rahane (2:00)
Overseas batsmen shouldn't complain about pitch - Virender Sehwag (2:28)
212dThe Report by Alagappan Muthu

Pune rout Kings XI for 73 to book second place

Led by their bowlers who exploited a pitch with just enough moisture to make driving on the up difficult, Steven Smith and his men booked a place in the playoffs

212dThe Preview by Vishal Dikshit

Knockout before the playoffs for Kings XI and Pune

Kings XI Punjab and Rising Pune Supergiant will go into their final league game still hunting a place in the playoffs. The winner will progress, the loser misses out on the top four

Agarkar: Stokes is worth every penny for Pune (3:27)
Ajit Agarkar: Kings XI Punjab bowlers have turned it around when it mattered (4:10)
Brad Hogg: Winner of Pune-Punjab will take huge confidence into playoffs (2:58)
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213dS Rajesh

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

214dNikhil Kalro in Mumbai

Kings XI's bold, high-risk choice reaps reward

With their playoffs spot on the line, Kings XI Punjab's decision to take the the high-risk, high-reward path of batting Mumbai out of the game paid off on a true Wankhede surface

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214dVarun Shetty

Saha finds his groove at the top

Wriddhiman Saha wasn't quite himself as a floater in the middle order; he seized his opportunity as an opener to score a breezy 93

Hogg: Mohit was brilliant under pressure (4:46)

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