The defeat against SRH in the eliminator was RCB's fifth on the trot after a strong start during which they had won seven out of 10 matches.
Virender Sehwag turns 42: Virat Kohli, Harbhajan Singh and others wish former India opener on his birthday
A host of current and former cricketers took to Twitter to wish Sehwag on his birthday.
Chasing 168, veteran opener Shane Watson struck his second successive fifty to give CSK a perfect start on Wednesday, but the team choked at the back end of the innings and was restricted to 157 for five to suffer its fourth defeat in five matches.
MS Dhoni, who surprised everyone with his decision to call it quits from international cricket in mid-August, will be back in action when he leads the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL.
My First IPL Match: A shock call-up, Gilchrist's calming advice and defence-splitting inswingers - Sandeep Sharma relives debut
There was a shock call-up, deep breaths, nervous mind and captain's calming advice on an eventful debut day for Sandeep Sharma. The SRH pacer walks down the memory lane with Firstpost to relive his first IPL match.
DDCA apex council to discuss proposal of having stand named after Chetan Chauhan at Feroz Shah Kotla
Chauhan, who played 40 Test matches for India, breathed his last on Sunday, succumbing to COVID-19 related complications.
MS Dhoni retires: From 183 not out to game-changing move in 2011 World Cup, five moments that define MSD’s legacy
Upon his decision to hang up his boots and retire from international cricket, five writers from Firstpost.com write about their favourite MS Dhoni moment.
The National Sports Awards include the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the Arjuna award, Dronacharya award and the Dhyan Chand award
The national sports awards are given away every year on 29 August, the birth anniversary of hockey icon Dhyan Chand.
Sachin Tendulkar volunteered to bat at No 4 to enable Virender Sehwag to open innings, says Ajay Ratra
Ajay Ratra revealed that Sachin was doing well as an opener but offered to bat at number four so that Sehwag could open with Sourav Ganguly for that left and right combination.
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.
England vs West Indies: Virat Kohli, Viv Richards and others praise Jason Holder and Co after famous victory
Jeramaine Blackwood's batting performance in the second innings and Shannon Gabriel's brilliant spell with the ball helped West Indies take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
On this day: Yuvraj Singh and Mohamamd Kaif script memorable victory for India in NatWest Trophy final
The Natwest trophy final is also remembered for Ganguly's wild celebrations on Lord's balcony when he took of his shirt and waved it as his teammates watched him.
After an impressive Test debut against the West Indies, Shaw was handed an eight-month ban for a doping violation.
Wasim Jaffer picks Virat Kohli over Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma as India's best white-ball cricketer
Wasim Jaffer showed little hesitation in naming Virat Kohli as the best white-ball cricketer, who already has 43 ODI centuries to his name.
While Dobal didn't play in the Ranji Trophy, he was associated with coaching junior cricketers after his playing days with formidable office-side Air India was over.
Shikhar Dhawan says trust is key factor behind success of opening partnership with Rohit Sharma in ODI cricket
With 16 century stands between them, Sharma and Dhawan are joint second with Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden in the most hundred-run partnerships in the list led by compatriots Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly (21).
'He could read the ball a second faster than others': Shoaib Akhtar recalls being unable to bowl out Inzamam-Ul-Haq at nets
Shoaib Akhtar revealed that Inzamam could read the ball a second faster than others. Akhtar said that he could not bowl the former captain out even once in the nets in 10 years.
In an interview to India Today, Sreesanth credited former Team India captain Sourav Ganguly and legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar for his improved bowling skills
Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar believes that Virender Sehwag's Pakistani contemporary, Imran Nazir, was more talented than the aggressive Indian but didn't have his brain and was also let down by the country's cricket administration.