Saurabh Somani

Assistant editor, ESPNcricinfo


Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2020: Rolling Report
Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2020: Rolling Report

All the buzz from the IPL 2020 game between the Sunrisers Hyderabad and the Mumbai Indians

Virat Kohli after ending his rut: 'I love this game and hate it too'
Virat Kohli after ending his rut: 'I love this game and hate it too'

The RCB captain had scored just 18 from the first three matches, but came to the fore with a match-winning fifty on Saturday

Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal lead Royal Challengers Bangalore to third win
Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal lead Royal Challengers Bangalore to third win

Both batsmen scored fluent half-centuries to temporarily take the team to the top of the table.

Innate confidence and freedom help Priyam Garg and Abhishek Sharma thrive
Innate confidence and freedom help Priyam Garg and Abhishek Sharma thrive

Their partnership was an extension of their off-field camaraderie and Warner couldn't be more delighted for the 'kids'

MS Dhoni worried CSK 'bit relaxed' and 'committing same mistakes'
MS Dhoni worried CSK 'bit relaxed' and 'committing same mistakes'

"It's the professionalism that we really need you know: take catches, don't bowl no-balls"

Garg, Abhishek shine for Sunrisers as CSK lose three straight
Garg, Abhishek shine for Sunrisers as CSK lose three straight

Chasing 165, MS Dhoni left himself with a bit too much to do in the final overs as his team fell short by seven runs

Talking Points: Does ICC need to rethink the rule on runs taken off balls where DRS comes into play?
Talking Points: Does ICC need to rethink the rule on runs taken off balls where DRS comes into play?

Also, why did K Gowtham bowl the final over? Key questions from the Kings XI vs Mumbai match answered

Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2020: Rolling Report
Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2020: Rolling Report

All the buzz from the IPL game between the Mumbai Indians and the Kings XI Punjab in Abu Dhabi

Kane Williamson shows how he fits into a T20 side
Kane Williamson shows how he fits into a T20 side

During a third-wicket stand with Bairstow, Williamson not only outscored him but also outpaced him by more than double

Rashid Khan, Kane Williamson help Sunrisers Hyderabad topple Delhi Capitals
Rashid Khan, Kane Williamson help Sunrisers Hyderabad topple Delhi Capitals

T Natarajan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar limit the Capitals to 147 in their chase of 163

Bumrah vs de Villiers, an IPL battle for the ages
Bumrah vs de Villiers, an IPL battle for the ages

In a game that went into a Super Over, both players showed exactly why they are so highly rated

Navdeep Saini, AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli clinch Super Over win for Royal Challengers Bangalore
Navdeep Saini, AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli clinch Super Over win for Royal Challengers Bangalore

Pollard's heroics helped Mumbai Indians hammer 89 runs off the last five overs of the chase to tie the game

Strength-building and 'soul-searching' give Sanju Samson a second wind
Strength-building and 'soul-searching' give Sanju Samson a second wind

"I had been trying very hard but things were not happening. Then I really asked myself lots of different questions," says Samson of his last year

Talking Points -  Why Sunil Narine's days as opener might not be numbered
Talking Points - Why Sunil Narine's days as opener might not be numbered

Also, stirring comebacks for Chakravarthy and Cummins, and a case of too much sticking around for Sunrisers' middle order

How Rohit Sharma powered Mumbai Indians to a Wankhede total in Abu Dhabi
How Rohit Sharma powered Mumbai Indians to a Wankhede total in Abu Dhabi

Despite the square boundaries being the longest, Sharma struck 49 off 20 balls that were short or back of a length

Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah's heroics take Mumbai Indians to first win in UAE
Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah's heroics take Mumbai Indians to first win in UAE

Knight Riders' chase never hit top gear as Mumbai quicks bowled to plans

MS Dhoni says lack of game time the reason why he batted at No. 7 for Chennai Super Kings
MS Dhoni says lack of game time the reason why he batted at No. 7 for Chennai Super Kings

Dhoni felt that the start the Super Kings got wasn't good enough in a tall chase, and also said the team needed to do a better job at not bowling no-balls

Power-packed Kolkata Knight Riders look to extend Mumbai Indians' winless UAE streak
Power-packed Kolkata Knight Riders look to extend Mumbai Indians' winless UAE streak

Nathan Coulter-Nile might be in line to make the playing XI after missing the first game through injury

IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals' Kagiso Rabada shares the secret behind his Super Over success
IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals' Kagiso Rabada shares the secret behind his Super Over success

Rabada has bowled nine Super Over deliveries in the IPL. Off them, he has conceded only nine runs while taking three wickets

Squad tweaks in place, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad look to make early gains
Squad tweaks in place, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad look to make early gains

Overall, the Sunrisers hold only a slender 8-6 lead in head-to-head contests