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Maxwell lives up to big Royal Challengers Bangalore price tag
Glenn Maxwell's batting inconsistency had prompted Punjab Kings to release the Australian in January ahead of the 2021 players auction, clearing a path for Royal Challengers Bangalore to scoop him up and bolster their bid for a maiden IPL title. Bangalore top the points table with two wins from two, and Maxwell, was delighted to have made an immediate impact.
Ultimate goal remains Olympic podium: Manpreet Singh
The Indian men's hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh considers the recent success against reigning Olympic champions Argentina a big confidence-booster, but insists that the team still needs to address some grey areas as it pursues a podium finish in Tokyo.
Shahbaz Ahmed has proved himself with his performance: Siraj
Shahbaz Ahmed picked up three wickets in an over to stage a remarkable turnaround for RCB on Wednesday night as the team defended 149 for eight for its second win in as many games. Ahmed even came out to bat at number three ahead of Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers, a reflection Virat Kohli's faith in the ability of the left-hander.
Remember, the pressure is on Latvia, Sania Mirza tells Team India
Sania Mirza says Team India must not be overwhelmed by the reputation of their opponents and must "remember that the pressure is on them" when they take on Latvia in the Billie Jean King Cup playoff tie on Friday-Saturday.
SRH coach Trevor Bayliss on Harshal Patel's full toss no-ball
Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Trevor Bayliss has said the umpires got it right by calling Harshal Patel's waist-high full toss a no-ball in the final over before Royal Challengers Bangalore clinched the game by six runs in the IPL here.
Heath Streak's offences did not affect match outcomes: ICC
According to the findings of ICC's anti-corruption unit (ACU), Heath Streak has been found guilty of disclosing inside information, facilitating introduction of other participants with bookies, failing to report an approach and obstructing investigation.
My role at RCB is similar to one in Aussie team: Glenn Maxwell
Glenn Maxwell, who scored his first IPL half-century on Wednesday after three barren seasons, is relishing new-found form and confidence with his new franchise, Royal Challengers Bangalore that has pushed him into a role he plays for Australia.
Virat Kohli reprimanded for breaching IPL code of conduct
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli has been reprimanded for breaching the Indian Premier League's (IPL) Code of Conduct during RCB's match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Wednesday night.
A very big bitter pill to swallow, says David Warner after Sunrisers loss
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper David Warner was deeply hurt after his side lost their Indian Premier League (IPL) game from a winning position against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Wednesday.
Shahbaz Ahmed stars as Sunrisers Hyderabad choke against RCB
For the second successive match, a team choked in the chase and SRH, who were cruising at 96/1 after 13 overs, have only themselves to blame after it boiled down to eight runs from the last three deliveries. The disappointment came after a fine effort by the SRH bowlers and a better show by their fielders. Holder, replacing Nabi, went for a few in his first and last overs but did well to get Kohli.
Not getting over excited with the wins, we have plans: Virat Kohli
Chasing a maiden title, Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said his team has plans in place and is "not getting over excited" with two wins in as many outings in the ongoing Indian Premier League. Kohli's side defeated Sunrisers Hyderbad by six runs. RCB managed only 149 for eight but the Kohli-led team stopped SRH at 143 for nine to secure second win.
IPL 2021: Shahbaz, Maxwell lead Bangalore to six-run win over Hyderabad
Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Ahmed (3/7) dished out a match-winning performance after Glenn Maxwell's half-century to help Royal Challengers Bangalore notch up a six-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League on Wednesday. The victory propelled RCB to the top of the table.