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SEASON IN REVIEW

IPL 2020

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From fielding efforts to Super Overs to players making a point

Overseas players impact: England top, West Indies smash

SA's batsmen outperform bowlers, Australians below par, and Rashid flies high

Star Sports Cricket Connected: Which IPL team needs a restructure?

Ajit Agarkar and Aakash Chopra look back at IPL 2020

3:02

What were the takeaways from IPL 2020?

Moody, Bishop, Gambhir, Manjrekar and Chopra review the season gone by 

10:33

INTERVIEW

2020 IPL

Devdutt Padikkal: 'Kohli makes your game easier and helps you build an innings'

The young RCB opener on what he learnt from Kohli, de Villiers and Finch, and his India goals

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MUMBAI - CHAMPIONS AGAIN

IPL 2020

Mumbai Indians' dominance explained

The numbers paint a picture of a team far ahead of the rest of the pack - and not just in IPL 2020

BCCI

The fitting end that Mumbai Indians' brilliance deserved

Sidharth Monga: Anything less than a win would have been almost unfair to their excellence

Was Kishan Mumbai's biggest surprise package?

Manjrekar reviews Mumbai's dominant season

4:26

Gambhir: Quality Indian players make MI the best

What sets Mumbai Indians apart from the other teams?

2:46

Social Story: Rohit, the IPL-trophy magnet

Six IPL trophies with two different teams. Even a Rishabh Pant special can't quite stand up to that

2:17

Gambhir: Kohli must put his hand up and be accountable

Sanjay Manjrekar and Gautam Gambhir debate if Virat Kohli is still the man to take Royal Challengers Bangalore forward

3:58

DELHI CAPITALS VS MUMBAI INDIANS

IPL 2020, FINAL

Gambhir's tips: The best way to tackle Bumrah

4:32

Capitals: High on skill, less than the sum of their parts

Karthik Krishnaswamy: One player's brilliance can win a final, and Delhi have many to do that

Should Kishan and de Kock open for Mumbai in the final?

Moody and Manjrekar on the major talking points ahead of the big final

7:04

CAPITALS VS SUNRISERS

IPL 2020, QUALIFIER 2

Team review: Sunrisers boosted by team effort after injury-affected season

Sunrisers could do with an experienced, Indian middle-order batsman next season

The superhero gambit: How Stoinis lifted Capitals to new heights

Where would Capitals be without him?

Warner: 'Can't win tournaments if you keep dropping catches'

Sunrisers captain heaps praise on Natarajan for having an "outstanding" IPL

AROUND THE IPL

Moody: Rashid, Natarajan standout performers for SRH

3:39

Nicholas: Natarajan and other young players who have impressed me this IPL

The tournament has let so many young Indian players raise their level

RCB EXIT IPL 2020

Where exactly did RCB's batting - and tactics - go wrong?

Their season disintegrated, with their batsmen not scoring enough for their bowlers to work with

Kohli's mentorship and never-say-die attitude vital for RCB - Katich

Coach says it's unfair to judge Kohli's batting in IPL 2020 "purely on numbers"

Manjrekar: 'RCB don't do themselves favours at the auction table'

From the surprises thrown up Sundar, to the disappointment of Finch's showing, Manjrekar on RCB's season

5:08

'Kohli needs to take accountability for this'

Manjrekar and Gambhir debate if Kohli is still the man to take RCB forward

3:58

RCB V SUNRISERS

IPL 2020, ELIMINATOR

Kane Williamson and the perfect chase

Given the circumstances - a turning pitch and very little support - he played a very calculated innings

'Nerves and hesitation' - Kohli disappointed with RCB batting

Head coach Simon Katich adds that the team "ran out of steam"

Williamson, Holder see through Sunrisers chase to knock out RCB

They absorbed all the pressure from spinners and then finished things off

AROUND THE IPL

Did our experts get their playoff predictions right?

1:23

Aaron and other bowlers who have struggled to close out overs

He has given up 35 runs in eight last-balls, making him the worst finisher of an over

THE ROHIT PUZZLE

INDIA TOUR OF AUSTRALIA

Rohit back in action week after being ruled out of Australia tour

"I was going through some tough times but good to be back," he said on Tuesday

‘Not just about this IPL or next series' for Rohit - Ganguly

Ishant Sharma should play Test series in Australia, BCCI president says

IPL 2020 - IN REVIEW

Poor outings for Narine, Russell hurt Knight Riders

Varun and Morgan were the only two bright spots in a season to forget for the two-time champions

Ageing CSK need an immediate revamp

The performances of Curran, Gaikwad and Jadeja, however, showed there's hope for the future

Agarkar: Some of KKR's tactics were questionable

Ajit Agarkar looks back on KKR's IPL 2020 campaign which ended with them missing out on a playoffs berth on NRR

3:42

Bishop: Lack of middle order depth KXIP's biggest problem

A review of Kings XI Punjab's roller-coaster season, where they finished in sixth place

3:02

Chopra: Royals' bowling attack didn't have enough

Steven Smith's mid-season drought of runs, Jofra Archer's excellence with the ball, and more in the Rajasthan Royals review

3:37

CAPITALS VS ROYAL CHALLENGERS

IPL 2020

Dhawan, Rahane seal second place for Capitals; RCB make playoffs too

Player of the Match Anrich Nortje dented RCB with a three-for

Talking Points: What is the secret to Padikkal's success this IPL?

Also, why didn't the Capitals try to knock the Royal Challengers out?

RCB 'could be more brave with the bat' - Kohli

He says qualification to the playoffs could finally free his players up

KNIGHT RIDERS VS ROYALS

IPL 2020, DUBAI

Morgan delivers much-needed batting punch

Until Sunday, he had gathered runs consistently. Then came that one barnstorming performance

‘Nowhere near 100%’ but KKR gamble on Russell for playoffs

Allrounder nursing a Grade-3 hamstring injury

Talking Points: Did Royals go too hard, too soon?

Also, why did KKR drop Ferguson? And was it a mistake promoting Narine again?

CSK V KINGS XI

IPL 2020, ABU DHABI

Dhoni 'definitely not' retiring before next IPL

CSK captain though admits it is time to revamp the team's core

Fleming says rebuilding CSK will be 'great fun'

Coach also explains why Gaikwad wasn't picked sooner

'The short run came back to bite us hard' - Rahul

"Hopefully come back stronger next year and forget this year"

KINGS XI VS ROYALS

IPL 2020, ABU DHABI

Stokes, Samson trump Gayle as Royals stay alive

Win takes Royals to fifth, ends Kings XI's winning streak

Stats: Gayle becomes first to hit 1000 T20 sixes

He ended his innings on Friday 311 maximums ahead of second-placed Kieron Pollard

The drop that gave Kings XI a fighting chance

ESPNcricinfo's Luck Index reckoned that the drop cost the Royals 26 runs

MUMBAI VS ROYAL CHALLENGERS

IPL 2020, ABU DHABI

Suryakumar shows he's an all-weather player

The T20I middle order is packed, Suryakumar showed the team could do with his versatility

RCB still heavily reliant on Kohli-AB?

Also, what did Devdutt Padikkal do differently in the middle overs? We explain

Scenarios: Almost impossible to deny Mumbai top-two finish

RCB are still No. 2, but if they lose both their remaining matches, things could get sticky for them

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Hardik takes a knee for Black Lives Matter

He made the gesture during his half-century against the Royals on Sunday

IPL PLAYOFFS

IPL final and Qualifier 1 in Dubai; other playoffs in Abu Dhabi

The Women's T20 Challenge will be played from November 4 to 9 in Sharjah

KNIGHT RIDERS VS CAPITALS

IPL 2020, ABU DHABI

Krishnaswamy: Never, ever write off Sunil Narine

His success in the middle order has opened up possibilities for KKR in how to redeploy Narine, the batsman

Rana 81, Narine 64, Varun five-for give KKR big win

A counter-attacking partnership was followed by the bowlers roaring into form

Why did Narine bat ahead of Morgan, and why did it work?

Also: why is Pant's strike rate so slow this season and why did Axar Patel bowl just one over?

AROUND THE IPL

Nicholas: Life in the bubble is okay for a while, but over time it is an existential threat

Why we should take seriously the issue players have raised of the mental toll that living in confinement takes on them

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SUPER KINGS VS MUMBAI

IPL 2020, SHARJAH

Dhoni: Next three games 'preparation for next year'

CSK captain calls it "ideal opportunity" to give other players a chance

Thirty-seven minutes of mayhem: How CSK unravelled

Dhoni's men lost five wickets in the powerplay and all but crashed out of the playoffs

Stump mic: CSK still searching for their spark

Matt and Debayan join Karthik to look back at Chennai Super Kings' harrowing loss to Mumbai Indians

KKR VS RCB

IPL 2020, ABU DHABI

Siraj's journey from punching bag to heavyweight champ

He has one of the worst economy rates in the IPL. On Wednesday, he bowled the most economical spell of the season

Siraj two maidens, RCB four maidens - a new IPL record

KKR played out 72 dots in all, which is the second-most in an IPL innings

Talking Points - How badly did KKR miss Russell and Narine?

And why did Gurkeerat bat ahead of Kohli and de Villiers?

SETTING THE PACE

IPL 2020

Why hold back de Villiers against uncapped leggies?

Match-ups are a big part of T20 tactics, but sometimes you can read too much into the data

CSK VS ROYALS

IPL 2020, ABU DHABI

Buttler shows Dhoni what CSK are missing: power and intent

He almost single-handedly finished Royals' chase of 126, with an unbeaten 48-ball 70

Srikkanth slams Dhoni: 'What spark did you see in Jadhav or Piyush?'

"You keep talking about process, process... but the process of selection itself is wrong"

Dhoni concedes season might be over for CSK

Says "didn't see the kind of spark" in youngsters to push seniors out of the XI

INJURY UPDATE

Praveen Dubey replaces Amit Mishra at Capitals

The legspinner plays domestic cricket for Karnataka

MUMBAI V KINGS XI

IPL 2020, DUBAI

Super Over Sunday - the story in ten snapshots

Bumrah's yorker, Jordan's 'long' run, Agarwal's effort in the deep, Ferguson's rockets, and more

BCCI

Fluent Rahul tries avoiding chaos, Shami revels in it

One man single-handedly carried his team's batting, another bowled with fire of a different kind

MUMBAI VS KNIGHT RIDERS

IPL 2020, DUBAI

Manjrekar, Chopra praise Bumrah's variations

8:05

De Kock, Chahar lead Mumbai show of strength

Eoin Morgan's stint as Kolkata Knight Riders captain began with an eight wicket defeat

Rohit wants to continue Mumbai's 'ruthless' approach

Eoin Morgan conceded they made a "few mistakes" with the bat early on, on Friday

CAPTAINCY SWAP

Morgan - 'Credit to DK for his selflessness'

New KKR captain talks after his side's defeat to Mumbai Indians

2:08

RCB V KINGS XI

IPL 2020, SHARJAH

From sickbed to six-hitting: Gayle back to his mark

Making a belated entry and being a king at the party isn't new to the T20 great

Bishop: Sundar to Gayle in death could have gone either way

Deep Dasgupta also weighs in on the death-overs battle between the two

1:55

Kohli explains why de Villiers batted at No. 6

"Sometimes decisions you take don't come off"

PLAYER LOANS

IPL 2020

Why IPL player loan system is unlikely to work

The window for transfers opened October 7 but no franchise has sought this path

BCCI

FAQs: In-season player loan scheme

A look at the tweaks that have been made to the scheme this season

Indian Premier League

TeamMWLTPNRR
MI1495--181.107
DC1486--16-0.109
SRH1477--140.608
RCB1477--14-0.172
KKR1477--14-0.214
KXIP1468--12-0.162
CSK1468--12-0.455
RR1468--12-0.569

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