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IPL 2021 Begins Today With Defending Champion MI Taking On Top Contender RCB

The 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) begins today at 07:30 pm at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. In the first match, Mumbai Indians (MI) led by Rohit Sharma will take on Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). It is an interesting match because both are powerful teams. While MI has won the IPL title 5 times and RCB has yet to claim its first title, RCB is also a top contender for the title.

MI vs RCB so far

Both the teams have played a total of 29 matches out of which MI has won 19 matches and RCB had to contend with only 10 wins. They played 27 matches in IPL and 2 matches in the Champions League that has been closed. In IPL, MI defeated RCB in 17 matches and won both the Champions League matches. The first match will be played without spectators to keep audiences and players safe from the pandemic.

IPL 2021 venues

This year, BCCI has selected only six venues for IPL matches and the surprising thing is that no IPL team will get the … Read the rest

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IPL 2020: Royal Challengers Bangalore To Get A New Name And Logo

Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is going to change its name ahead of Indian Premier League 2020 season. Their social media activity gave a hint regarding change of name before start of IPL 2020. An important announcement regarding change of name could be made on February 16.

RCB social media activity

On Tuesday, RCB removed pictures from Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts. Also, it changed the name to Royal Challengers. The Hindustan Times reported that RCB could come up with a new name and logo and an announcement regarding the same could be made on February 16.

Reason for change of name

According to reports, a faction of RCB fans wants to change Bangalore as it is the old name of Silicon Valley. After some discussions, the RCB agreed to change Bangalore to Bengaluru before the start of IPL 2020.

RCB in IPL

By far, RCB has been the most favoured team in IPL due to a star-studded line-up that includes Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers but it has yet to receive its first IPL trophy. Its performance has been super but it failed to meet expectations … Read the rest

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Virat Kohli Is A Better Batsman Than Steve Smith Said Dean Jones

Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Australia’s former captain Steve Smith are undoubtedly the two finest batsmen of the world. Both the batsmen were involved in India-Australia series that India clinched with 2-1 score.

Kohli-Smith batting in India-Australia series

Virat Kohli won the home series with 2-1 but Kohli was the second highest run-maker in the series. He made a total of 183 runs with two half-centuries in the series. On the contrary, Smith became the highest ran-maker. His highest scores were 98 and 131.

Choosing the best batsman

Cricket lovers enjoy comparing star cricketers to find their best. In this series, England’s former skipper Michael Vaughanvoted for Virat Kohli and kept Smith at number two. But Australia’s former cricketer Dean Jones has a different opinion on the best batsman of the world.

In the total run score, Virat Kohli is 25 runs behind Steve Smith that has made 7227 runs in Test Cricket. Also, Kohli is far behind Smith in limited over format. But still Kohli is the best … Read the rest