Royal Challengers Bangalore stay alive in IPL 6 after beating CSK by 24 runs in a rain-affected contest at Bengaluru. RCB will now go into the play-offs if an only if the Sunrisers lose to the KKR tomorrow.
Kings XI Punjab finished their campaign in IPL 6 by drubbing the fancy Mumbai Indians by a heavy margin of 50 runs at Dharamsala. So comfortable was the Kings XI victory that Adam Gilchrist playing the last IPL game of his life went on to bowl the final over of the match..
Sunrisers Hyderabad with their powerful bowling unit pulled off yet another victory in a low-scoring match on the sluggish pitch at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. Tonight they defeated the Rajasthan Royals team by 23 runs to stay alive in the competition.
On a day when the spot-fixing controversy rocked the Indian Premier League (IPL), a cricket match seemed rather irrelevant. But, the fact was that a match (hopefully a clean one) was played on the same evening the scandal broke out, and hence it has to be reviewed.
Thursday morning was a shocker for Indian crickets fans as three IPL cricketers, including one who has played for India, arrested for their role in spot-fixing. The three Rajasthan Royals players – S. Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan – for sure must be banned