Rashid and Kaul sink Mumbai in chase of 119
Despite losing two key bowlers to injury, Sunrisers Hyderabad pulled off the second-lowest successful defence ever in the IPL
Faulkner: You'd chase 119 ten out of ten times
Ajit Agarkar and James Faulkner try to make sense of Mumbai Indians capitulating to 87 all out
Mumbai's high investment in Pollard yields low return
Siddarth Kaul effectively used distinct plans for different batsman. Did his performance improve his stock as an end-overs bowler?
Rashid Khan: 16 dots and a death-overs maiden
The wristspinner also took two wickets to help Sunrisers Hyderabad stun Mumbai Indians
CSK target top spot; RCB look to rise further from the bottom
The hosts have been over-reliant on Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers for their runs. Will one of them do the job again against CSK?
Deepak Chahar's journey from false dawns to late sunshine
Putting a spate of injuries and "freakish" bad luck behind him, Deepak Chahar is finally showing the world all of his abilities as a swing bowler
Is RCB's bowling weighing them down?
Lack of good seamers in IPL 2018?
Stanlake leaves IPL 2018 with fractured finger
The Australia fast bowler picked up the injury during Sunday's home fixture against Chennai Super Kings in Hyderabad
Talking points: Time for Yuvraj to be dropped?
Also, is it time for Gautam Gambhir to drop down the Delhi Daredevils batting order?
Where do Delhi Daredevils go from here?
Do they have a replacement for Gambhir the captain? Sanjay Manjrekar, James Faulkner and the ESPNcricinfo crew discuss
Coach's Diary: How not to win trophies
Our imaginary coach lays into Delhi Daredevils - batsmen and fielders in particular - in his imaginary diary
Mujeeb denies Iyer in last-ball win for Kings XI
The 17-year-old mystery spinner defended 16 off the last over to put Kings XI Punjab on top of the points table
Manjrekar: Flawless captaincy from Ashwin in death overs
James Faulkner also said it was a phenomenal effort from Kings XI Punjab to defend 143
Gowtham 'believed' in his miracle
The equation read 43 off 17 balls when the uncapped batsman walked in to face his former franchise. He left with a big smile
Gowtham's 33* off 11 balls stuns Mumbai
Jofra Archer, Rajasthan Royals' other big uncapped signing, turned it on at critical moments to swing an exceedingly tight game
Faulkner: Sunrisers will be upset about the no-ball that wasn't called
James Faulkner, Shaun Tait and Deep Dasgupta on the high full-toss and Kane Williamson's fifty in Sunrisers Hyderabad's chase
Rayudu, Chahar star in another last-over CSK win
Chennai Super Kings came back from a slow start to post 128 off their last ten overs and edge Sunrisers out in a four-run win
Dinesh Karthik questions Kings XI's revised target
Also suggests considering VJD method for revising targets in IPL, instead of current DLS system
DLS explainer: Why Kings XI had to chase just 125
How does the DLS system work? And would the VJD method have made a difference to KKR's chances?
Surprised asking rate dropped after rain - Karthik
The KKR captain also said his team didn't bowl well, even if the total it was defending was just par
Kalro: De Villiers goes back to having fun
Of late, he has often been forced to score tough runs, through injury or circumstance. On Saturday, he shed all that weight off his shoulders
Talking points: Will the real Chris Morris please stand up?
Also, a deathly slow start from Daredevils, and de Villiers feasts on his former team once again
De Villiers 90* off 39 brings back RCB smiles
Daredevils took 71 off the last five overs, with Pant and Iyer scoring half-centuries. But it wasn't enough against a star-studded RCB batting line-up
Faulkner: Once de Villiers goes aerial, he can't be stopped
The Matchday Runorder team wonder if there is anything a bowler can do to escape the wrath of AB de Villiers
Rahul, Gayle launch Kings XI to the top
The two openers smashed fifties in a revised chase of 125 off 13 overs to crush Kolkata Knight Riders
Talking points: What happened to Lynn's weakness against spin?
Andre Russell was kept quiet by Kings XI but when he bowled, he was taken apart by fellow Jamaican Chris Gayle
Rajasthan Royals fall flat after Watson's century
Chennai Super Kings completed a big win at their new home after the allrounder scored his fourth T20 ton
Tait: Royals lacking inspiration with the bat
James Faulkner and Shaun Tait discuss how CSK's opening bowlers put in a better show after Watson's hundred
Shane Watson, the quiet marauder
The allrounder doesn't have the spectacle or cult-hero status of a Gayle or Dhoni. But he can more than match their exploits with bat in hand
Talking Points - When will Tripathi bat in the Powerplay?
Meanwhile, cometh the hour, cometh yet another Chennai Super Kings batsman
Coach's Diary: Feeling at home on a true track in Pune
A peek into the (imaginary) coach's diary following CSK's mauling of Royals
Gayle's blazing ton hands Sunrisers first loss
The opener smashed his sixth IPL hundred and 21st overall in T20s to lead Kings XI Punjab to 193 for 3
Agarkar: Sunrisers lacked firepower in the chase
Gaurav Sundararaman, meanwhile, reckons Kings XI Punjab have hit upon a formula for beating Sunrisers Hyderabad - bat first, bat big
'Sehwag saved IPL by picking me' - Gayle
With all the big T20 batting records in his hands, Chris Gayle has nothing more to prove but wants people to "just put some respect on the name"
Monga: Gayle, T20's biggest visionary
The man from Jamaica, who first turned chaotic T20 hitting into a science, continues to mould his batting to suit the circumstances
Ashwin's calculated punts pay off
Could batting first become the next big trend? And where did it all go downhill for Rashid Khan?
Tait: Rajasthan Royals lacked intensity
James Faulkner and Shaun Tait dissect what went wrong for the home team in Jaipur
Rana, wristspinners lead KKR to top of table
KKR bowled 14 overs of spin to limit Royals to 160 on a skiddy surface
From 2008 to 2018: How IPL has changed
On April 18, 2008, the IPL began with a Brendon McCullum blaze. How does T20 look today, exactly ten years later?
How well do you remember the first IPL game?
We've just crossed the ten-year mark in IPL history. How well do you remember the first game? Take our quiz to find out
Runorder: How do cricketers deal with trolls?
James Faulkner, Deep Dasgupta, Cyrus Broacha and the team at ESPNcricinfo discuss the recent events surrounding Vinay Kumar
Wrong replay puts broadcasters in focus again
It has emerged that the TV umpire may have looked at the wrong replay when checking on a no-ball during the Mumbai-RCB game
Rohit uses 'perfect platform' to change fortunes
The Mumbai Indians captain said he would continue batting at No. 4 to help bring stability to the middle order
Was Kohli playing for the not-out?
The RCB captain slowed down despite a rising asking rate, but he was doing it to keep his team's net run-rate up
Faulkner: A big Rohit innings was always coming
Rohit Sharma scored 94 match-winnings runs at a strike-rate of over 180 against RCB at Wankhede stadium
Rohit's 94 muscles Mumbai to massive first win
The win helped them stall a three-game losing streak, while Royal Challengers succumbed to their third loss in four games
Which bowler has taken the most wickets for an IPL team?
And which match featured eight umpires?
KKR got 200 off 18 overs - Maxwell
Delhi Daredevils have conceded the most sixes and fours and have the worst economy rate in the Powerplay this IPL season
'I enjoy batting under pressure' - Rana
Nitish Rana talks about the difference in his and Andre Russell's role after Kolkata Knight Riders' victory over Delhi Daredevils
Andre Russell - going bang from ball one
Ajit Agarkar and James Faulkner too were blown away by the Kolkata Knight Riders allrounder
Are KKR too dependent on Russell?
James Faulkner, Ajit Agarkar and the ESPNcricinfo crew discuss KKR's dominance over Delhi Daredevils
Rana and Russell hand Daredevils a drubbing
Nitish Rana's 59 and a 12-ball 41 from Andre Russell powered Knight Riders to what proved an eminently match-winning total of 200
IPL trends: Why teams batting first are struggling to win
Takeaways from the first week: attacking the first over and going big in the Powerplay, but middle overs are a muddle
Dhoni sees future for Jadeja the finisher
The Chennai Super Kings captain explains why he has the left-hander batting ahead of the big-hitting Dwaye Bravo. Hint: it has to do with his left-handedness
Talking points: Ashwin outsmarts old mate Dhoni
Against his former side, R Ashwin got his own team selection and Powerplay tactics right to come out on top
Agarkar: CSK need to bat Bravo higher
James Faulkner, Ajit Agarkar and the ESPNcricinfo crew discuss MS Dhoni's approach to chases
Dhoni falls short in final over; Kings XI prevent a heist
After pulling off two tremendous chases in their first two games, CSK almost did it again in Mohali
Gayle announces Kings XI arrival in brutal style
Chris Gayle almost didn't make it to IPL 2018. Following his heroics on Sunday, Kings XI Punjab will be patting themselves on the back for making that late bid at the auction
Didn't think it was going to be a 200-plus wicket - Kohli
The RCB captain talks about losing to Rajasthan Royals, how he was surprised by the pitch, and more
Samson finally begins to fan his spark into a flame
The batsman has begun the IPL in terrific form for Rajasthan Royals, after a strong domestic season
Talking points - RCB tripped up by friendly long-hops
The fab four fell pulling short balls from spinners, and the bowlers didn't find the right lines in the death
Sanju Samson outguns RCB's batting might
Royals piled up 217 for 4, meaning RCB needed to record the IPL's highest ever successful chase to take points from this game. That did not happen
Agarkar: Samson has the ability to play any type of bowling
The Match Day Runorder crew discusses how one man largely sank RCB at home
Does the T20 format favour chasing sides too much?
'Teams will struggle to figure Sunrisers out'
The Match Day Runorder crew feel Kane Williamson and his side have immense bowling depth
Ex-Knight Rider Shakib leads Sunrisers to first win in Kolkata
With three wins in three matches, Kane Williamson's team is top of the league
Mumbai rue bad luck and a poor finish
Rohit Sharma is the only captain not to have won a toss this season, and his team has lost three really close games
Coach's Diary: Mumbai reflecting Rohit's form
ESPNcricnfo's new segment on what the teams will need moving forward into the IPL season
Agarkar: Losing two home games a big worry for Mumbai
What went wrong for Mumbai against Daredevils? The Match Day Runorder team has its say
Agarkar: Roy batting through was very important
Jason Roy helped Delhi Daredevils register their first win of the tournament with a match-winning knock of 91*
Jason Roy the match-winner on thrilling Daredevils debut
Mumbai looked set to score well over 200, and the stumble towards the end of the innings resulted in a third defeat
Umesh and de Villiers carry RCB past Kings XI
Royal Challengers arrest five-match losing streak at Chinnaswamy in first home match of 2018
Kalra: The game was decided in the first innings
Deep Dasgupta and the Matchday Runorder crew dissect where Kings XI Punjab went wrong in Bengaluru
Hooda holds nerve to carry frazzled Sunrisers home
Sunrisers Hyderabad lost 9 for 75, before the last-wicket pair scrambled home off the final ball to keep Mumbai Indians winless
Did Ben Cutting pick the right ball to bowl?
James Faulkner, Deep Dasgupta and the Match Day Runorder crew dissect the nail-biting last over in Hyderabad
Royals return home with rain-hit victory
Delhi Daredevils were set a target of 71 in six overs, after a rain delay of more than two and a half hours. They never really got going in the chase
James Faulkner: Delhi should have chased this target down
Raina to miss next two CSK games with calf injury
He will miss the matches against Kings XI Punjab on Sunday and against Rajasthan Royals on April 20
Dasgupta: Raina is the batting fulcrum of CSK
Deep Dasgupta says it is difficult to replace a batsman like Raina, although CSK could bring M Vijay in their XI now
Dhoni to return to Pune as CSK forced to move
Chennai will not host any more IPL games this season because of security concerns caused by protests over the Cauvery water issue
Vinay Kumar asks trolls to 'chill' after CSK beating
The KKR bowler has taken to Twitter to ask people mocking him to ease off
Why did Vinay Kumar bowl the last over?
The Match Day Runorder team dissects KKR's tactics
Agony, ecstasy, passion and pride: IPL returns to Chennai
A packed crowd at MA Chidambaram stadium experienced a cocktail of emotions, resulting in a win that was 'meant to be'
Super Kings win it the Dhoni way
The numbers said one thing, MS Dhoni's team did something quite different. In the heat of the battle, instinct trumped statistics and the opposition blinked first
Want to follow Kohli - Shubman Gill
Rochelle Rao catches up with Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi and Shubman Gill - KKR's U-19 stars
How England learned to fall in love with the IPL
Ten years ago the ECB strongly resisted it, but now it is effectively paying its players to take part
We failed to build partnerships - Rahane
Sunrisers bowlers prove too much for Royals
Shikhar Dhawan scored an unbeaten 77 to complete the outstanding work done by the home side's attack in Hyderabad
Talking points: Royals' big batting jumble
He had immense success as an opener last season, but the move to push Rahul Tripathi to No. 5 didn't help their cause
How many cricketers have played over 150 IPL matches?
And how many Test series have there been where no one from a team has scored a hundred?