Harshal Patel delivered a stunning bowling performance as RCB restricted Mumbai Indians to 159 runs in the allotted twenty overs after opting to bowl first. Harshal scalped five wickets in the innings and gave away just 27 runs from his four overs. For Mumbai Indians, Chris Lynn top-scored after playing a knock of 49 runs
Runners-up Delhi Capitals will look to go one up and lift the trophy this time. Speaking ahead of their opening match, head coach Ponting said the team wants to build on last year's performance and approach the opening game with the "right attitude".
Despite witnessing a dismal run in the last season, CSK will still enter the 2021 edition of the IPL as one of the favourites, given the franchise's track record on Indian soil.
The first match at the Mumbai stadium is slated to be played on April 10 between Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings.
Maharashtra is witnessing a rise in coronavirus cases but Shukla said that so far, no decision has been taken regarding the shifting of Mumbai matches to some other venues for the upcoming IPL, set to begin on April 9.
Wankhede is set to host 10 IPL games this season from April 10-25. The first match at the Mumbai stadium is slated to be played on April 10 between Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings.
As a part of #IndiaKaApnaMantra, Star Sports has launched two promotional advertisements featuring MS Dhoni in two avatars.
Mithali achieved the milestone figure in the third ODI against South Africa at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.
No team will be playing at their home stadiums as all the matches to be played will be at neutral venues.
After hosting the tournament safely and successfully in the UAE last year with all safety protocols in place, the BCCI is confident of hosting the IPL at home with health and safety of players and all people involved being paramount.