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After losing three matches in a row, the joint-record five-time IPL champions, Mumbai Indians registered their back-to-back victories as they defeated Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bengaluru in a heated clash at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. With this win, MI climbed to the seventh spot in the IPL 2024 standings while RCB have lost their last four games and will look to bounce back.

In this article, we will look at the big updates around the IPL 2024 that took place on Thursday, April 11, but before that, let’s check the matches scheduled for the day.

Today's match preview

Lucknow Super Giants vs Delhi Capitals

KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants are scheduled to host Rishabh Pant's Delhi Capitals in the 26th match of the IPL 2024 at the Ekana Sports Stadium in Lucknow. While LSG are currently on a three-game winning streak, DC have won just one of their five games this season. In the IPL 2024 points table, Lucknow are placed third with three wins in four matches while Delhi have managed the bottom spot with just one win in five matches.

Major events around IPL that happened on April 11

Jasprit Bumrah and Suryakumar Yadav power MI to dominant 7-wicket win over RCB

Mumbai Indians registered a dominant seven-wicket victory by chasing down the massive 196-run total in 15.3 overs against Royal Challengers Bengaluru. After Virat Kohli's early wicket, Faf du Plessis and Rajat Patidar steadied the ship with an 82-run stand before Dinesh Karthik smashed a brilliant 53 in 23 balls to help post 196 runs. Jasprit Bumrah was the star for MI as he picked up five wickets while giving away 21 runs. In the second innings, Ishan Kishan and Rohit Sharma gave Mumbai the perfect start as the pair posted a 101-run stand before Suryakumar Yadav blasted a 17-ball half-century. Skipper Hardik Pandya and Tilak Varma helped MI clinch a seven-wicket win with 27 balls left.

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RR skipper Sanju Samson fined ₹12 lakh for slow over-rate against GT

Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals faced their first defeat in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 against the Gujarat Titans on Wednesday at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. Following the last-ball defeat in the 24th match of the ongoing IPL season, the Pink outfit also dealt with a slow over-rate penalty as skipper Samson was fined INR 12 lakhs.

Mumbai Police arrest Hardik Pandya’s stepbrother for ₹4.3 crore fraud: Reports

Mumbai Police reportedly arrested Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya’s stepbrother Vaibhav Pandya for cheating him and his brother Krunal Pandya of ₹4.3 crores. According to the reports, Vaibhav has been accused of diverting around ₹4.3 crore from a partnership firm. It led to a significant financial loss for the cricketing duo. Notably, Hardik is currently leading the Mumbai Indians in the 2024 edition of the IPL, whereas Krunal is shouldering the responsibility of vice-captain for Lucknow Super Giants.

MS Dhoni calls Deepak Chahar as Katrina Kaif of CSK, reveals Jaya Chahar

During a podcast show, Jaya Chahar, the wife of Deepak Chahar, revealed that MS Dhoni, the former captain of Chennai Super Kings, calls her husband “Katrina Kaif” of the team. Jaya Chahar made an appearance on the “Couple Of Things” podcast show on YouTube, hosted by Amrita Rao and RJ Anmol, alongside her husband where she spilled the beans.

Adam Zampa explains withdrawal from IPL 2024 with Rajasthan Royals

Adam Zampa, the Australian leg-spin bowler, had recently withdrawn his name from the Rajasthan Royals squad before the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season began. During his recent interview, the 32-year-old spoke about feeling completely drained from 2023, which is why he couldn’t have offered the best version of himself to Rajasthan Royals in the ongoing IPL during the T20 World Cup year.

Maxwell reacts to rumours about Virat Kohli missing T20 World Cup 2024

Royal Challengers Bengaluru star Glenn Maxwell joked about how Virat Kohli shouldn't be picked for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024 talking about reports that BCCI may not consider the former captain for the showpiece event in the USA and West Indies. Maxwell said, "Virat Kohli is the most clutch player I have ever played against... I hope India don't pick him because it will be great to not come up against him."