Forest essential
Forest essential

Mumbai's concrete sprawl hides some remarkable - and invaluable - green spaces

Pune aim to reprise winning start against Mumbai
Pune aim to reprise winning start against Mumbai

Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiant began their season in contrasting fashion, but where Mumbai have pulled ahead rapidly at the top of the table, Pune are still reviving their campaign

De Villiers and Badree expected to play for RCB
De Villiers and Badree expected to play for RCB

Having broken a series of three straight losses with a win against Gujarat Lions, Royal Challengers Bangalore will hope to carry the form against Kolkata Knight Riders

AB de Villiers injured, RCB seek rise from last place
AB de Villiers injured, RCB seek rise from last place

Gujarat Lions and Royal Challengers Bangalore, placed seventh and eighth on the table, need a win to improve their chances of making the top four

Daredevils' young batsmen brace for KKR's spin charge
Daredevils' young batsmen brace for KKR's spin charge

Delhi Daredevils' top order, the least experienced in the league, will face a formidable Kolkata Knight Riders spin attack in a home match on Monday

Lions eye tough road up the points table
Lions eye tough road up the points table

Gujarat Lions will try to climb up from seventh place when they take on Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium, a team they have yet to lose to in the IPL

Sunrisers aim to break Eden duck
Sunrisers aim to break Eden duck

Kolkata Knight Riders have a perfect home record against Sunrisers Hyderabad, who will be looking to change that with their strong bowling line-up

Wankhede entertained by 3D South African spectacle
Wankhede entertained by 3D South African spectacle

From de Kock through du Plessis to de Villiers, South Africa's batting order ran a relentless relay race to 438 and a first ever bilateral ODI series win in India

Dhoni lost for ideas on 'true batting wicket'
Dhoni lost for ideas on 'true batting wicket'

MS Dhoni has insisted that his side's seamers and spinners tried everything to contain the charge of South Africa's batsmen at the Wankhede stadium, but conceded their plans did not work on a true batting wicket and against an opposition that accelerated

Overs 20-40 the new 40-50, says Kohli
Overs 20-40 the new 40-50, says Kohli

Virat Kohli says a combination of the new ODI rules and wearing pitches have made run scoring at the death tougher than before

Can Raina be India's Duminy?
Can Raina be India's Duminy?

India find themselves a batsman short with modern ODI cricket calling for five bowlers, but Suresh Raina's offspin could help them solve that conundrum

Dhoni looks to limber up 'rigid' batting order
Dhoni looks to limber up 'rigid' batting order

MS Dhoni said that the batting shuffle in the third ODI was one of the ways India's line-up could look to become flexible and ensure their batsmen adapted to the pressures and demands of batting at various positions

We have given India a sniff, says du Plessis
We have given India a sniff, says du Plessis

Faf du Plessis said South Africa's 22-run loss in Indore, which broke the team's series of wins across the T20Is and ODIs on their India tour, has given the home side "a sniff of a chance"

'I don't think I have lost my swing' - Bhuvneshwar
'I don't think I have lost my swing' - Bhuvneshwar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar believes he has not compromised on his ability to move the ball for extra pace

Karunaratne, Mathews steer SL to series-levelling win
Karunaratne, Mathews steer SL to series-levelling win

Sri Lanka negotiated a 153-run target, the threat of rain and a brief batting stutter to eventually ease to a seven-wicket win over Pakistan in the second Test at the P Sara Oval, levelling the series with one match to go

Prasad shines as SL seek 153 to level series
Prasad shines as SL seek 153 to level series

Fast bowler Dhammika Prasad's 4 for 92 helped Sri Lanka pull ahead in the second Test as they dismissed Pakistan for 329 to leave them needing 153 to draw level in the three-match series

Shehzad, Azhar lead Pakistan fightback
Shehzad, Azhar lead Pakistan fightback

A 120-run, second-wicket partnership between Azhar Ali and Ahmed Shehzad led Pakistan's fightback on the third day of the second Test in Colombo

Mathews, Silva consolidate Sri Lanka's lead
Mathews, Silva consolidate Sri Lanka's lead

Kaushal Silva's 80 and 77 from Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews helped Sri Lanka finish the second day of the second Test with a lead of 166 runs

Sri Lanka strong after Kaushal five-for
Sri Lanka strong after Kaushal five-for

Offspinner Tharindu Kaushal and pacer Dhammika Prasad carved out Pakistan's batting order, bowling the visitors out for 138 on the first day of the second Test at P Sara Oval

Delhi welcomes Mumbai's Chand
Delhi welcomes Mumbai's Chand

Plays of the Day from the match between Delhi Daredevils and Mumbai Indians