With key players injured and the ones returning from layoffs not consistent, the Daredevils failed to get off the blocks
The collective might of Gayle, Kohli and de Villiers failed in the end as Royal Challengers paid for mistimed strategies and iffy bowling options
The host broadcaster has done itself no favours by studiously steering clear of even the slightest mention of the spot-fixing saga
Consistency hasn’t been his forte, but when the conditions are in his favour and the rhythm’s right, Stuart Broad can be irresistible.
After a bright start, it seemed as though Jimmy Anderson would fade from view. But having rediscovered old strengths and found new ones, he’s now the leader of the strongest bowling line-up England have had in decades
In many ways, Rajasthan Royals were the blueprint for an IPL team without the resources to match the big boys. It only makes the events of the past couple of days all the more galling for the good men involved
Until 1951, only four men had been dismissed obstructing the field and Pathan became the first victim in Twenty20 cricket in IPL 2013
Donald says Finch, Uthappa and Bhuvneshwar have been the only positives in another disastrous campaign