Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will face Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in match 31 of IPL 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Monday. KKR had a forgettable run in the first half of the season held in India, winning only two of their seven games. RCB, on the other hand, were highly impressive. In fact, they were table-toppers at one stage before losing their way a bit. Still, they were third in the points table, with five wins from seven games, when the event was halted.
The second half of IPL 2021 will finally get underway on Sunday with a clash between the league’s two most successful franchises - Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) - at Dubai on Sunday, September 19.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli has stated that the inclusion of Sri Lanka cricketers Wanindu Hasaranga and Dushmantha Chameera will boost the franchise ahead of the UAE leg of IPL 2021. Hasaranga and Chameera were named as replacements for Adam Zampa and Daniel Sams, who will be unavailable for the second half of IPL 2021.
Punjab Kings (PBKS) had a poor run in the first half of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) held in India. They managed to win only three of their eight matches and were sixth in the points table when the event was halted.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) head coach for the second half of IPL 2021, Mike Hesson, has revealed that Sri Lankan all-rounder Wanindu Hasaranga has been on the franchise’s radar for a long time. On Saturday, Hasaranga was named as Aussie leg-spinner Adam Zampa’s replacement in the RCB squad ahead of IPL 2021.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has stated that is unaware as to how COVID-19 breached the IPL 2021 bio-bubble despite strict quarantine rules and SOPs in place. IPL 2021 had to be postponed indefinitely on Tuesday after a number of COVID-19 cases started emerging out of the bio-bubble. Ganguly, though, did admit that travel could have been one of the reasons
The 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was suspended indefinitely on Tuesday after two more players tested positive - Wriddhiman Saha (SRH) and Amit Mishra (DC). SRH were supposed to face MI on Tuesday at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi.