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Happy Birthday Kieron Pollard: Five most memorable IPL performances of the West Indian all-rounder
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Happy Birthday Kieron Pollard: Five most memorable IPL performances of the West Indian all-rounder

On Kieron Pollards's birthday, a look at his top 5 performances in the Indian Premier League.

IPL 2022: How the money-spinning Indian Premier League turned cricket into gold
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IPL 2022: How the money-spinning Indian Premier League turned cricket into gold

IPL's success and popularity has spawned copycat competitions in other countries and generated a fortune for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

IPL 2022: 'Spent 2-3 days in towel', Rovman Powell's hilarious revelation on arrival in India
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IPL 2022: 'Spent 2-3 days in towel', Rovman Powell's hilarious revelation on arrival in India

The hard-hitting Jamaican batter shared a small story about his unbelievable start with the Delhi-based franchise.

Explained: IPL 2022 playoffs scenarios and the mid-table tussle
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Explained: IPL 2022 playoffs scenarios and the mid-table tussle

With things heating up and the race for the top-four ever intensifying, let’s take a look at the possible IPL 2022 playoff scenarios

IPL 2022: In battle of pace aces, Gujarat Titans face stern Sunrisers Hyderabad test
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IPL 2022: In battle of pace aces, Gujarat Titans face stern Sunrisers Hyderabad test

The IPL newcomers are currently in the midst of a dream inception year with six wins from seven games at the halfway stage and are placed on top of the table.

IPL 2022: Stephen Fleming hopeful of Moeen Ali's recovery from ankle injury in week's time
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IPL 2022: Stephen Fleming hopeful of Moeen Ali's recovery from ankle injury in week's time

The England all-rounder had picked up the injury during a training session on Saturday. He missed Monday's game against Punjab Kings, which CSK lost by 11 runs.

IPL 2022: Shikhar Dhawan becomes second batter after Virat Kohli to register 6,000 runs in IPL
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IPL 2022: Shikhar Dhawan becomes second batter after Virat Kohli to register 6,000 runs in IPL

Dhawan reached this milestone while playing against Ravindra Jadeja-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at Wankhede Stadium on Monday. Dhawan scripted history in the second over of the game. He hit a single off Maheesh Theekshana’s delivery.

IPL 2022, Orange Cap holders: Shikhar Dhawan breaks into top three, Jos Buttler holds top spot
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IPL 2022, Orange Cap holders: Shikhar Dhawan breaks into top three, Jos Buttler holds top spot

Two veterans of Indian cricket - Shikhar Dhawan and Ambati Rayudu - stole the limelight with their brilliant batting in the CSK vs PBKS encounter.

IPL 2022: Shikhar Dhawan is a mixture of consistency and tranquillity
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IPL 2022: Shikhar Dhawan is a mixture of consistency and tranquillity

Shikhar Dhawan doesn’t have the persona to be too conspicuous, so he is often not remembered, and that is not restricted just to the fans or the media, it filters down to the cricket board decision-makers as well.

IPL 2022: Twitter lauds Arshdeep Singh, Shikhar Dhawan as Punjab Kings beat Chennai Super Kings
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IPL 2022: Twitter lauds Arshdeep Singh, Shikhar Dhawan as Punjab Kings beat Chennai Super Kings

Punjab Kings, however, made three changes to their playing XI as they brought in Shahrukh Khan, Nathan Ellis and Vaibhav Arora. Rishi Dhawan, who had last made an appearance back in 2016, made a comeback.

IPL 2022: CSK has shown signs of recovery, but flawed batting strategy doesn’t allow prolonged revival
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IPL 2022: CSK has shown signs of recovery, but flawed batting strategy doesn’t allow prolonged revival

In light of a failed retention strategy, poor auction plans and worse batting form from two retained players, Chennai is only left to make-do of whatever it is left with.

IPL 2022: Why is Ambati Rayudu not in the league of the stars? And other burning questions from CSK vs PBKS
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IPL 2022: Why is Ambati Rayudu not in the league of the stars? And other burning questions from CSK vs PBKS

Ambati Rayudu stole the show with a 39-ball 78 against Punjab Kings, who rode on Shikhar Dhawan’s 59-ball 88, but his heroic efforts weren’t enough for CSK in the 188-run chase.

IPL 2022: BCCI happy with playoff arrangements at Eden Gardens, says Cricket Association of Bengal
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IPL 2022: BCCI happy with playoff arrangements at Eden Gardens, says Cricket Association of Bengal

The first qualifier will be played on 24 May, while the eliminator will be held on 25 May, both at the Eden Gardens.

'Many sporting giants have gone through this phase': Rohit Sharma opens up on MI's poor show
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'Many sporting giants have gone through this phase': Rohit Sharma opens up on MI's poor show

MI began their IPL campaign with a four-wicket defeat to Delhi Capitals on 27 March, and their latest of the eight defeats came against Lucknow Super Giants on Sunday.

IPL 2022: From Jos Buttler to Hardik Pandya, top performers from the past week
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IPL 2022: From Jos Buttler to Hardik Pandya, top performers from the past week

We take a look at the top performers who have made headlines in the past week of IPL 2022.

IPL 2022: Mumbai Indians’ fate isn’t bothersome. Rohit Sharma’s form is
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IPL 2022: Mumbai Indians’ fate isn’t bothersome. Rohit Sharma’s form is

From an Indian cricket perspective, the first concern about Rohit at present is his leadership. He was anointed white-ball captain less than six months ago, because he had won five IPL trophies.

'Literally a one man show': Twitter lauds 'magnificent' KL Rahul for notching up second ton of season
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'Literally a one man show': Twitter lauds 'magnificent' KL Rahul for notching up second ton of season

Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul was on a roll against the Mumbai Indians as the right-handed batter notched up his second century of the season at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.

IPL: From Dwayne Bravo to Zaheer Khan, bowlers who scalped 100 or more wickets in the league
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IPL: From Dwayne Bravo to Zaheer Khan, bowlers who scalped 100 or more wickets in the league

A total of 16 bowlers have so far picked up 100 or more wickets in the cash-rich IPL.

IPL 2022: GT's Rashid Khan becomes joint-fastest spinner to 100 wickets
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IPL 2022: GT's Rashid Khan becomes joint-fastest spinner to 100 wickets

Rashid scalped the wicket of Kolkata Knight Riders' Venkatesh Iyer who was caught in the deep by Abhinav Manohar for 17 off 17 during the IPL fixture in Mumbai on Saturday.

IPL 2022: Hardik Pandya’s thinking cap is on, it has raised his game, says Sunil Gavaskar
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IPL 2022: Hardik Pandya’s thinking cap is on, it has raised his game, says Sunil Gavaskar

The star Baroda all-rounder has led the Gujarat Titans from the front, rescuing the team on several occasions with his responsible knocks.