IPL 2019: Basil Thampi wants to use yorkers in coming season to good effect, says he gained confidence in last three years
Thampi is part of the impressive Sunrisers' bowling stock that also includes experienced swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul and left-arm seamer Khaleel Ahmed.
Dav Whatmore reveals how he turned around Kerala's fate in Ranji Trophy and why Sanju Samson is ready for international cricket
Dav Whatmore said that when he joined the Kerala team in 2017 as head coach, he felt that the team had reasonable group of players to make an impression in Ranji Trophy.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: First time semi-finalist Kerala look to turn tables on defending champion Vidharba
Having lost to Vidarbha in the quarterfinal last year, Kerala will want to exact revenge after making history by reaching the last four.
Ranji Trophy: Set in motion by Chandrakant Pandit, carried forward by Dav Whatmore, how Kerala made it to maiden semi-final
Kerala had never made to the semi-final in the Ranji Trophy since their first-class debut in 1957-58. Here's the story of how they made history this season.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Kerala ride on Basil Thampi, Sandeep Warrier's fiery show with ball to seal first-ever semi-final spot
Kerala stormed into the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy with a 113-run win over Gujarat on the third day of the quarter-final on Thursday.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Gautam Gambhir's unbeaten 92 takes Delhi to 190/1 against AP; TN take control against Kerala
Batting in his last competitive match, Gautam Gambhir struck unbeaten 92 guiding Delhi to 190 for one on Day 2 of Ranji Trophy match, in reply to Andhra Pradesh's first-innings score of 390.
India vs West Indies: Sunil Ambris slams century as two-day warm-up match against Board President's XI ends in draw
Sunil Ambris struck a quickfire unbeaten century to guide Windies to 366 for seven in response to Board President's XI's 360 for six declared as the lone two-day warm-up match ended in a tame draw in Vadodara on Sunday.
Veteran Gautam Gambhir continued his dream run in the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a career-best 151 off 104 balls as Delhi made short work of Kerala, winning the Group B encounter by a whopping 165-run margin in New Delhi on Friday.
Three pacers — Avesh Khan of Madhya Pradesh, M Prasidh Krishna of Karnataka and Siddarth Kaul of Punjab — along with left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem and leg-spinner Mayank Markande will be bowling at the nets for the next three days.
The 2018-19 domestic season begins on Friday with the Duleep Trophy, which will provide a platform to the aspirants to shine and challenge the established names, who are away on national duties
Asked to bat, RCB posted a mammoth 218 for six before surviving a scare from Sunrisers skipper Kane Williamson (81 off 42) and Manish Pandey (62 off 38) to restrict the visitors to 204 for three.
IPL 2018: RCB skipper Virat Kohli turns cowboy against KKR; Sanju Samson wins battle of Keralites in RR-SRH clash
Here are some of the most memorable moments from the Sunday's double-header, the sixth of IPL 2018, with Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore hosting Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders respectively.
IPL 2018: Basil Thampi's pace, ability to bowl yorkers crucial factors behind Sunrisers Hyderabad's success so far
After an impressive IPL debut season last year, Basil Thampi already has five wickets in three matches in this edition for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Highlights, IPL 2018, RR vs SRH at Japiur, Full Cricket Score: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Rajasthan Royals by 11 runs
Thampi bowls the final over, only his second this innings, having gone for 17 off his first. While Gowtham collects a boundary off the first ball to make for some late drama, flicking the ball towards the leg side, Thampi does well to not give the batsmen any room for the remainder of the over, with five runs and a wicket coming off it. Sunrisers Hyderabad win by 11 runs, and move to the top of the table!
IPL 2018: Sunrisers Hyderabad defend another low total against Kings XI Punjab, thanks to bowlers oozing self-belief
The same Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) side had ransacked Sunrisers bowlers for 193 runs at Mohali, just a week ago. But on Thursday, they succumbed to the garrison of SRH bowlers, losing by 13 runs while chasing a modest 132 at Hyderabad.
IPL 2018: Kane Williamson's inspired captaincy, bowlers help Sunrisers Hyderabad pull off heist against Mumbai Indians
The stunning turn of events in the second innings saw the Sunrisers Hyderabad pull off a combined bowling heist to defend the lowest score in IPL history on Indian soil.
IPL 2018: In Bhuvneshwar Kumar's absence, Sunrisers Hyderabad display variety in bowling, depth in squad
Sunrisers Hyderabad showcased their preparations for the IPL, readiness for a challenge and the depth in their squad in a close-win against Mumbai Indians.
IPL Auctions 2018: Bidding war expected for marquee players like Ben Stokes, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mitchell Starc
Hope and despair will walk hand in hand when some of the world cricket's biggest names go under the hammer during the two-day IPL players' auctions starting on Friday.
IPL Auction 2018: Virender Sehwag credits the T20 league for fast-tracking little known players to the highest level
Sehwag said, "The IPL is giving unknown players to the Indian cricket team, Indian cricket fans and the same thing happened with other countries."
India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts' bizarre policy of picking newcomers and dumping them after few games must change
Most youngsters India have recruited in the recent past have been unceremoniously dumped after a trial run which includes a handful of matches.