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Warner blitz takes SRH to final


Battle of nerves set to unfold

RCB's AB develliers during the practice session on the eve of the IPL final match against Sunrisers Hydrabad at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Saturday. DH Photo

With the Royal Challengers Bangalore making it to the final at their home venue, the demand for tickets has reached a feverish pitch...

Composure will be the key: Kohli

Royal Challengers Bengaluru Captain Virat Kolhi addressing a press conference ahead of the IPL final match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Saturday. DH Photo

Virat Kohli and composure it may appear a bit of an oxymoron to take both in the same breath but the Royal Challengers Bangalore...

Captains moving in similar lines

Virat Kohli. DH file photo

Virat Kohli and David Warner wear aggression on their sleeves and are extremely emotive on the field. But then their game...

Bhuvi has plans for RCB batsmen

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has rediscovered his touch in this edition of Indian Premier League. He has given the breakthroughs...

Getting marauding Virat, other RCB batsmen out is a task: Bhuvi

Sunrisers Hyderabad swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar feels it would be a tough task for his team to counter the marauding Royal Challengers Bangalore batsmen when the two teams clash in the final tomorrow. Photo Twitter

Their pace attack has been the most fearsome this IPL season but Sunrisers Hyderabad swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar feels...

Warner blitz takes SRH to final

SRH skipper David Warner en route his match-winning 93 (n.o.) against Gujarat Lions on Friday. PTI

David Warner defied the odds in a one-man show and took Sunrisers Hyderabad from the brink of defeat ...

Bridging that sentimental void

Karnataka's Arvind, Rahul and Binny eye maiden IPL trophy. DH photo

The Indian Premier League, as the name itself suggests, isn't a place to nurse one's parochial sentiments.

Rahul makes a statement

KL Rahul.  DH file photo

Just over a month ago, KL Rahul had been dropped from Royal Challengers Bangalore's away match against Gujarat Lions...

SRH, Lions target final berth

Hit men: Lions' Dwayne Smith will be key to their team's batting fortunes. DH photo

The fickle nature of Twenty20 format has often caught best of the teams off guard. With final berth of Indian Premier League...

Warner predicts tough contest

On song: Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner will have to lead from the front in Qualifier 2. PTI

Sunrisers Hyderabad passed the Kolkata Knight Riders' test with flying colours but face another challenging contest against Gujarat Lions...

Warner praises bowlers, fielders for win over KKR

'The pleasing thing from my point of view is the way we fielded in the match. We were pretty sloppy throughout the tournament. But the guys came out and took some very good catches. I was very pleased with our ground fielding,' he said at the post-match press conference. PTi file photo

Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner has credited his bowlers and fielders for his side's comfortable 22-run win...

Great honour and privilege to be in IPL final: de Villiers

AB de Villiers plays a shot during the first qualifiers cricket match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Gujarat Lions at The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. DH photo

One of the best batsmen in the world, AB de Villiers has played in very few finals of a tournament and he feels ...

Don't think we should compare Virat with Sachin, says Sehwag

 Former opener Virender Sehwag. PTI File Photo.

Former opener Virender Sehwag said that comparisons between legendary Sachin Tendulkar and reigning supertsar Virat Kohli is an unfair one...

Spinners take KKR into IPL 9 play-offs

KKR batsmen Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa cross each other to complete singles during IPL Match against SRH in Kolkata on Sunday. PTI Photo

Sunil Narine and Kuldeep Yadav sizzled with the ball as two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders rode on its spin attack...

Delhi Daredevils win toss, put Sunrisers Hyderabad in to bat

Delhi Daredevils won the toss and opted to field against Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League here today. PTI file photo

Delhi Daredevils won the toss and opted to field against Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League here today.

Smith, Raina take Lions closer to play-offs

Gujarat Lions' bowler Dwayne Smith celebrates after taking wicket of Sakib al Hasan of Kolkata Knight Riders during an IPL 2016 match at Green Park Stadium in Kanpur on Thursday. PTI Photo

Dwayne Smith starred with the ball before Suresh Raina struck a sublime half century to guide Gujarat Lions to a six-wicket...

RCB well-placed in play-offs' race

High flyer: Virat Kohli departs in a helicopter after a promotional event in Bengaluru on Thursday. DH photo

The resurgence of the Royal Challengers Bangalore towards the business end of the league has been the story of IPL-9...

Pune beat Delhi by 19 runs under D/L method

Rising Pune Supergiants team. PTI file photo

Adam Zampa and Ashok Dinda shone with the ball by grabbing three wickets apiece before Ajinkya...

Solid Sunrisers all but through, Kings XI eliminated

Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Kings XI Punjab by seven wickets in an Indian Premier League match, here today. pti file photo

Sunrisers Hyderabad produced a solid batting performance to beat Kings XI Punjab by seven wickets...

De Villiers, Kohli demolish Lions

For the record, RCB rode on a record 229-run partnership (97 balls) between de Villiers and Kohli for the second wicket to amass 248 for three after being put into bat first at the packed Chinnaswamy stadium. PTI File Photo.

Gujarat Lions were at the receiving end of a spectacular assault from A B de Villiers and Virat Kohli as the Royal...

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IPL Standings
Team P W L NR NRR Pts
Gujarat Lions
14 9 5 0 -0.374 18
Royal Challengers Bangalore
14 8 6 0 +0.932 16
Sunrisers Hyderabad
14 8 6 0 +0.245 16
Kolkata Knight Riders
14 8 6 0 +0.106 16
Mumbai Indians
14 7 7 0 -0.146 14
Delhi Daredevils
14 7 7 0 -0.155 14
Rising Pune Supergiants
14 5 9 0 +0.015 10
Kings XI Punjab
14 4 10 0 -0.646 8
P: Played    W: Won    L: Lost    NR:No Result    NRR: Net Run Rate   Pts: Points
IPL Teams
Delhi Daredevils
Gujarat Lions
Kings XI Punjab
Kolkata Knight Riders
Mumbai Indians
Rising Pune Supergiants
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Sunrisers Hyderabad