Royal Challengers Bangalore, under the pressure of Virat Kohli, under pressure after losing their first match in IPL 2018, will be in front of the Kings XI Punjab on Friday. By winning the match, Virat wants to open his account of victory in the team tournament. Bengaluru had to face Kolkata Knight Riders in the first match. In this match, Sunil Narine scored a half-century on just 17 balls while playing a stormy inning. KKR captain Dinesh Karthik had also played a responsible innings in the match. Bengaluru hopes to launch an explosive start against Punjab against Brendon McCullum and AB de Villiers. McCullum has completed 9000 runs in T20 in his last match.
Sachin Tendulkar's Fan has created a unique library, books of 'God of Cricket' in 11 languages
Today is the birthday of Sachin Tendulkar, who is called 'Lord of Cricket'. Even if he has retired from cricket, his popularity has not diminished in the country and abroad. People are passionate about Sachin. A similar professor has come up in Kerala who has established a unique library centered on Sachin Tendulkar.Valish Manikot, a professor of history history at Sambalbar Christian College, has set up a library dedicated to Lord Sachin Tendulkar of cricket in Kozhikode. There are 60 books centered on Sachin's autobiography, memoirs including this in this library. The special thing is that these books are in 11 languages. These include Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati etc. This unique library, now established by the Vast Manikkoth, has now become a center of discussion around. This is becoming very popular especially among the youth.
Mayank Markandey of Mumbai Indians did a fantastic job against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the last match. The Mumbai Indians, however, lost the match against the opposition team, but thanks to their spin, Mayank did his best to save a small target and got 4 wickets for 23 runs in the match. Three months ago, Mumbai Indians beat Mayank in the IPL auction His base price was bought in 20 million. But today Mayank is the Purple Cap holder of this tournament that means he is the highest wicket-taker ever. The special thing is that when the first season of IPL began in 2008, Mayank's age was just 10 years. Mumbai Indians have played just two matches in the tournament so far but have won 7 for the 20-year-old young team is.
Chennai Super Kings won a spectacular win over Kolkata on Tuesday in a match played in Chennai. Chennai reached the target of 203 runs and it was a good start. So far 5 five have been played in this season of IPL and these five matches have been won by the batting team in the second innings. This was the first time that the team that played the second innings in the three successive matches of the first 2016 season was won.
First match - Mumbai vs Chennai - Chennai Super Kings won by 1 wicket. (Second Innings)
Second match - Punjab vs Delhi - Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wickets. (Second Innings)
Third match - Kolkata vs Bengaluru - Kolkata Knight Riders won by 4 wickets (second innings)
Fourth match - Hyderabad vs Rajasthan - Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 9 wickets (second innings)
Fifth match - Kolkata vs Chennai - Chennai Super Kings won by 5 wickets (second innings)
The hero of Chennai's win was Sam Billings. He scored 53 runs in 23 balls with two fours and five sixes. Shane Watson scored 42 runs in 19 balls. His innings included three fours and three sixes.
Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has said goodbye to cricket on Saturday. Peterson paused his career with Twitter for four words-boots up, Thank You message. The 37-year-old Pietersen is away from international cricket since January 2014. Pietersen played a total of 104 Tests for England and his final Test was part of the Ashes series, in which England lost 0-5. South Africa-born Peterson scored 8181 runs at an average of 47.28 for England. They include 23 centuries and 35 half-centuries. In one-dayers, Pietersen scored 4440 runs in 136 innings. He is the captain of England in three Tests and 12 one-day internationals.
Before the final of the T20 triangular series against India, Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan warned Team India in a matter of minutes that after defeating the hosts (Sri Lanka) in the close encounter, their team is in rhythm. Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka by two wickets in a very exciting contest and have made the final place in the final. This match was like a semi-final for both teams. Shakib said, "The Indian team is very good but we are in the rhythm, hopefully, we will continue our performance." Kusal Perera and Darya Perera batted very well and brought them to a situation where They could win. That is why I knew that I could not give myself 100 percent and it was necessary for me to give a strike for Mahmudullah. It was one of our best innings to see the last five overs. "Mahmudullah played a 43-ball match in 18 balls and was a man of the match. Today, Team India will take on R-5 from Bangladesh in the finals of Nidhas T20 Trophy. Premadasa will be in the stadium.
Two days after becoming the oldest world number one in tennis history, Switzerland's Roger Federer won his career 97th career title with the Rotterdam Open on Sunday. He beat Gregor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in the final. Jimmy Connors (109) won only the men's singles title at the Open Era, more than Federer.