India vs New Zealand: Harshal Patel recalls AB de Villiers advice that will stay with him throughout his career
Harshal Patel had a dream international debut, returning with figures of 2/25 to star in India's seven-wicket series-deciding win over New Zealand on Friday.
Virat Kohli pens emotional message after AB de Villiers announces retirement, says 'our bond is beyond the game'
AB de Villiers announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Friday.
AB de Villiers announced on Friday that he is retiring from all forms of cricket.
AB de Villiers on Friday announced that he will be retiring from all forms of cricket.
Maxwell said he was feeling "10-feet tall" simply by spending time, playing and training alongside Kohli and de Villiers.
Since taking over as RCB's captain in 2013, Kohli has led the team to the playoffs four times, including the last two seasons, and the final in 2016.
Sunil Narine took 4 for 21, including wickets of Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers, and then hit 26 off 15 balls with three sixes in KKR's successful chase of 139 in 19.4 overs.
KKR will now meet Delhi Capitals in the second Qualifier on Wednesday to decide Chennai Super Kings' rivals for the title clash on 15 October.
RCB finished third in the points table behind Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings and are slated to take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the Eliminator on Monday.
After putting on board a modest 141 for 7, SRH returned to limit RCB to 137 for six for only their third win in the league.
With 16 points from 12 games, RCB thus became the third team after Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals to make it to the last four stage.
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Bharat and Maxwell, one of the sought after T20 player, shared a crucial stand which helped RCB and the stumper said that the communication between the two was all tactical.
The Virat Kohli-led RCB are currently at third spot with 12 points from 10 matches and a win over RR will virtually put them in the play-offs.
IPL 2021: Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets to retake top spot in standings
RCB skipper Virat Kohli (53) and young Devdutt Padikkal (70) struck brisk half-centuries in an impressive 111-run stand but CSK pulled the strings to restrict them to 156 for six after electing to bowl.
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The 37-year-old former South Africa skipper is in the UAE to represent his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the remainder of the 14th edition of the lucrative league.
Before IPL 2021 resumes in UAE, we take a look at RCB's campaign so far in the tournament.
As India continued to persist with the four seamers and a specialist spinner strategy, Virat Kohli had been subjected to sharp criticism by fans for backing Jadeja and not selecting Ashwin in the playing XI.
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This is not the first time the promise of de Villiers’ return raised hopes. He spoke of returning for the 50-over World Cup in 2019 as well. That too came to naught, and the batsman admitted that he made himself available too late.