From MS Dhoni, Glenn Maxwell to Dale Steyn, here are 10 players who simply failed to impress in the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League.
Pakistan vs Zimbabwe: Wahab Riaz gets warning for breaching COVID-19 regulations by using saliva on ball during first T20I
The incident took place in the 11th over when Wahab started his over in the Zimbabwe innings and umpires Aleem Dar and Asia Yaqoob spotted the indiscretion and asked Wahab to leave the ball on the ground.
The best-case scenario for Rajasthan Royals would be Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad losing their respective last matches.
IPL 2020: KXIP bowlers endure forgettable day as RR clinch victory to stay alive in race for playoffs
Check out photos from Match 50 of IPL 2020 between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals.
IPL 2020: Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals look to avoid slip-up in bid to keep slim playoff hopes alive
The two struggling teams have six points from nine games, but the defending champions are placed above on the net run rate.
IPL 2020: AB de Villiers' ability to consistently maintain intensity and execute power-hitting makes him special
For a normal person or even for many international batsmen, it is common to see the batsman’s hands get in front of his head while trying to hit the ball hard. But de Villiers has mastered the art of controlling his tempo.
Anrich Nortje (2/33) was breathtakingly fast in the mid-150 kmph with toe-crushing yorkers while Kagiso Rabada's (1/28) international experience proved to be pure gold, leaving rookie Tushar Deshpande (2/37) to defend 21 runs in his debut IPL game, which he did with ease.
IPL 2020: Wicket slowed, could have taken more time to adjust, says Robin Uthappa after Rajasthan's loss to KKR
"Towards the end, the wicket (pitch) was getting a little tired (slow), so stopping a little bit. So yeah, in hindsight, we definitely felt maybe we would have taken a little bit more time to get adjusted and then taken the attack to the bowlers," Uthappa said.
The incident happened right after Uthappa dropped a Sunil Narine skier in the fifth ball of the third over on Wednesday. He was seen applying saliva after collecting the ball at the mid-on region and the video of it has since gone viral on social media.
IPL 2020: Rahul Tewatia steals the show as Rajasthan Royals record highest-ever successful run-chase in IPL history
Chasing a stiff 224 for a win, the Royals needed 51 runs from the last three overs and it seemed the fate of the match was already sealed but Tewatia turned the match on its head in a dramatic fashion, taking 30 runs from Sheldon Cottrell in the 18th over.
Orange Cap holders in the history of IPL: List of batsmen finishing as highest run-scorers in a season
The 13th edition of the IPL is just around the corner as we look back at orange cap holders in the history of the tournament so far.
Venkatesh Prasad reveals why India used Virender Sehwag and Robin Uthappa in bowl-out against Pakistan at 2007 World T20
"I had to back my instinct and make a decision. The slower bowlers are more in control of their bodies and delivery. They had a straight-arm action," Prasad said.
Former India seamer Dodda Ganesh opens up on mental battles as a youngster who couldn't return to the Indian team
Former Karnataka Ranji team seamer Dodda Ganesh shared his mental battle after not finding a place in the Indian team despite 'ticking all the boxes in domestic cricket'.
'I was thinking how I would survive this day': Robin Uthappa speaks about his battle with depression and suicidal thoughts
Uthappa spoke about the phase of his life when cricket was perhaps the only thing that kept him from “jumping off a balcony”.
Indian cricketers in foreign leagues? Here's how BCCI can be more player-friendly while protecting its own interests
The growing clamour demanding more freedom for players show that it is time for BCCI to show some flexibility.
Uthappa, who was part of that title-winning team, spoke about the match during a conversation with New Zealand spinner Ish Sodhi on a Rajasthan Royals podcast.
Uthappa, who is 34 now, last played for India in 2015 in Zimbabwe but is best known for his explosive batting during a run-chase against England at the Oval, followed by brisk starts during the historic World T20 triumph in 2007.
The victory in the final against Pakistan gave India their maiden T20 World Cup and me, a reason to talk about something good in that otherwise forgettable 2007.
Ravichandran Ashwin recalls IPL reality check with Chennai Super Kings, says learnt harsh lessons in 2010
R Ashwin spoke about how the 2010 IPL with the Chennai Super Kings affected him, the challenges of bowling in hostile conditions of Australia and England, and why spin twin Ravindra Jadeja is a 'natural athlete'.
Robin Uthappa, who was a member of the 2007 ODI World Cup team and the inaugural T20I World Cup-winning squad, last played for the national team in July 2015 during a tour of Zimbabwe.