Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021: Padikkal's third successive ton fires Karnataka into last eight; Andhra secure top spot in Group B
Devdutt Padikkal had the company of his skipper Ravikumar Samarth, who also slammed an unbeaten century (130 not out from 118 balls; 17x4) as the opening duo raced to the 285-run target win with 57 balls to spare at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.
The T20 series will be played in Ahmedabad between 12 and 20 March and will be followed by a three-match ODI series that will be played in Pune between 23 and 28 March.
India vs England: Suryakumar Yadav's inclusion, Rishabh Pant's recall — key takeaways from hosts' T20I squad selection
The key takeaways from India’s 19-man squad for the T20Is against England – a five-match rubber to be held at the newly-built Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, starting 12 March.
The 19-man squad also includes pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who makes a comeback in the T20 internationals while Varun Chakravarthy has also been named in the list.
The 22-year-old left-handed Kishan single-handedly tore apart the MP attack, striking 19 fours and 11 sixes in his knock.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Vivek Singh slams 64-ball century as Bengal defeat Jharkhand to claim second consecutive win
Despite some aggression shown by Utkarsh Singh (28, 14 balls, 3 fours, 2 sixes), Jharkhand fell short by 16 runs.
Opportunity, audition, comebacks: Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy brings hope as cricket returns on Indian soil
With things slowly settling down, India is finally set to welcome action back on its shores with Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, which will kickstart the domestic season that was thrown into disarray due to the pandemic.
International cricket had resumed in June with England hosting West Indies in a Test series, but the hype surrounding the IPL was certainly a welcome relief for cricket fans and enthusiasts amid a deadly pandemic.
IPL 2020: From Ishan Kishan's power-hitting to Kagiso Rabada's Purple Cap win, 10 biggest hits of 13th edition
Just like every season, IPL 2020 was graced by some brilliant individual performances. Here are the top 10 performers of IPL 2020
IPL 2020: Rohit Sharma, Trent Boult shine as MI clinch record fifth title with five-wicket win over DC
Here are the best moments from Mumbai Indians' five-wicket win over Delhi Capitals in the IPL 2020 final.
Not just the onfield performance, there are lots of off-field factors that have helped Mumbai Indians become probably the best T20 team in the world. They have consistently retained their core, bought versatile players in the auctions to develop a balanced team, unearthed youngsters, developed them, and provided them with opportunities.
IPL 2020: Skipper Rohit Sharma says his style of leadership not a dictatorial one as MI clinch fifth title
Skipper Rohit led from the front with a 51-ball 68 as MI chased down a target of 157 in 18.4 overs after Trent Boult (3/30) had reduced DC to 22 for three with an excellent display of fast bowling.
Ahead of the IPL final between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals, here are five player battles that could determine this season's champions.
Gulf between DC and MI was amply clear on Thursday, as Mumbai put themselves one win away from a record-extending fifth IPL crown in a crushing 57-run win to kickstart the IPL 2020 Playoffs.
Delhi will however get a second shot at glory when they meet winner of the Eliminator between RCB and Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday in the second qualifier.
IPL 2020: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians by 10 wickets to seal playoff spot at expense of KKR
Skipper David Warner (81 not out off 57) and Wriddhiman Saha (58 not out off 44) lit up the last league game of the tournament with an unbeaten 151-run opening stand to chase down the 150-run target in 17.1 overs.
IPL 2020: Suryakumar Yadav's masterful 79 helps MI beat RCB by five wickets, inch closer to playoffs
Not considered for the tour of Australia despite his consistent run in domestic cricket and IPL, Suryakumar led MI's chase of 165 and helped the defending champions reach the target with five balls to spare.
IPL 2020: Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson keep RR in playoff hunt with eight-wicket win over MI; CSK eliminated
The comprehensive win over defending champions MI not only kept RR alive in the tournament, but it also eliminated CSK from the competition.
Table-toppers MI are on course to make it to the play-offs but the game is crucial for Rajasthan, who are languishing at seventh place and a loss would mean a step closer to elimination.
Check out photos from Match 41 of IPL 2020 between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.