Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day


801dThe Preview by Karthik Krishnaswamy

Flawed teams look for consolation win

Kanpur's first match of the season is a dead rubber between two troubled teams: Gujarat Lions invariably win when they chase, and invariably lose when they bat first, while Delhi Daredevils can be exhilarating one day and exasperating the next

Iyer's best


Shreyas Iyer's previous highest score in T20s, for Mumbai against Vidarbha in the 2015-16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Weak defence


Number of wins for Gujarat Lions while batting first in 12 matches in their two IPL seasons. That win, by one run, came against Delhi Daredevils last year.