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The reigning IPL runners-up, Gujarat Titans brought their A-game to Jaipur on Wednesday as they ended hosts Rajasthan Royals' unbeaten run in the IPL 2024. With this loss, each team in the IPL have lost at least one game in the 17th edition as RR, KKR, and LSG are the only teams with just one loss while MI, RCB, and DC are the three teams who have won just one match so far.

In this article, we will look at the big updates around the IPL 2024 that took place on Wednesday, April 10, but before that, let’s check the matches scheduled for the day.

Today's match preview

Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bengaluru

Hardik Pandya-led Mumbai Indians are scheduled to host Faf du Plessis' Royal Challengers Bengaluru in the 25th match of the IPL 2024 at the Wankhede Stadium. While Mumbai Indians registered their first victory of the ongoing campaign in their previous clash against Delhi Capitals, RCB are currently on a three-game losing streak. In the IPL 2024 points table, MI are placed eighth with one win in four matches while Bengaluru have managed the ninth spot with just one win in five matches.

Major events around IPL that happened on April 10

Rashid Khan's last-over heroics power Gujarat to 3-wicket win over Rajasthan

Gujarat Titans pulled off a thrilling win thanks to Rashid Khan and Rahul Tewatia's heroics as they chased 86 runs in the last six overs against Rajasthan Royals with Khan hitting a boundary on the last ball. With this win, the Royals suffered their first defeat of the 2024 season and lost for the first time at home. Sanju Samson's unbeaten  68 in 38 balls while Parag's 76 helped RR to put a 197-run target at a loss of three wickets. Gujarat got off to a stunning start, then the tide turned in Rajasthan's favour as Gill got out after a stunning 72. But towards the end, Gujarat stole the game as they scored 35 in the last two and clinched the win thanks to Rashid Khan's last ball four.

BCCI to discuss increasing player retention for IPL 2025 mega auction: Reports

With the 17th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) underway in India, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is all set to have a mega auction later this year for the 2025 season. With the mega auction set to be held in November - December, the number of player retention has become a major talking point. Seeing this, the BCCI has reportedly invited all 10 franchise owners for a meeting to seek suggestions to increase the number of retained players.

KKR’s Nitish Rana to play against LSG in IPL 2024: Reports

Nitish Rana, the vice-captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders, has reportedly rejoined the squad on Tuesday, April 9, after fracturing his finger in the first match of the IPL 2024 season against Sunrisers Hyderabad last month. With that, the 30-year-old is likely to play the upcoming match for Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday, April 14, at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Nabi's son impresses Maxwell with his reverse sweep ahead of MI vs RCB clash

The son of Mumbai Indians all-rounder Mohammad Nabi showcased his batting skill which impressed Royal Challengers Bengaluru star Glenn Maxwell ahead of the IPL 2024 clash between the two sides. Observing Nabi Jr., Glenn Maxwell was impressed by his skills in a video shared by the Mumbai Indians' social media handles. The 2024 season hasn't been the best for MI and RCB as both franchises are towards the bottom half of the table.