It’s a familiar predicament for the Mumbai Indians following their big loss to former champions Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 1 of the IPL-6 at the Kotla here on Tuesday.
A dominant Chennai Super Kings booked their berth in an IPL final for the fifth time, overpowering the Mumbai Indians by 48 runs in the first qualifier at the Kotla here on Tuesday.
After 72 matches and close to 50 days of non-stop action, the league stage of the nine-team IPL-6 slugfest has thrown up four contenders for the title, two of whom, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals have tasted triumphs earlier.
India’s cricketers are a hit with corporates who are keen to associate with them even at local events and tournaments. However, the benefits of the sponsorship monies do not always bring cheer to aspiring cricketers at the ground level.
The Royal Challengers Bangalore rode on a brilliantly crafted knock by skipper Virat Kohli to sneak past a spirited Delhi Daredevils by four runs in an IPL-6 match at the Kotla here on Friday.
The Royal Challengers Bangalore, strong contenders for the play-offs after successfully maintaining their place in the top four position in the points table thus far in IPL-6, face a possible banana s