Credit: X/IPL

Credit: X/IPL

In the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, all the teams have played at least five games with inaugural champions Rajasthan Royals leading the points table with five wins in six matches followed by Kolkata Knight Riders, who have won four of their five games. Sunday's doubleheader was headlined by Chennai Super Kings' El Clasico win against Mumbai Indians and MS Dhoni's last-over heroics.

In this article, we will look at the big updates around the IPL 2024 that took place on Sunday, April 14, but before that, let’s check the matches scheduled for the day.

Today's match preview

Royal Challengers Bengaluru vs SunRisers Hyderabad

In the 30th match of the IPL 2024, Faf du Plessis-led Royal Challengers Bengaluru are set to host Pat Cummins' SunRisers Hyderabad on April 15, Monday, at 07:30 p.m. IST. The match is scheduled to be played at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. In the IPL 2024 points table, RCB are placed at the bottom with just one win in six matches while SRH have managed the fourth spot with three wins in five matches.

Major events around IPL that happened on April 14

Phil Salt’s impressive fifty sets up comfortable 8-wicket win for Kolkata over Lucknow

On Sunday, April 14, Kolkata Knight Riders registered a comfortable eight-wicket win over Lucknow Super Giants in the 28th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. With their fourth win in the first five matches of the season, KKR consolidated their second place in the IPL points table.

Dhoni and Pathirana power Chennai to stunning 20-run win over Mumbai

Chennai Super Kings pulled off a dominant 20-run win over the Mumbai Indians on the back of incredible finishes in both innings. Batting first, CSK posted a 206-run total thanks to Ruturaj Gaikwad's 69 and  MS Dhoni's 4-ball 20 . In reply, Rohit Sharma's 106 went in vain as MI fell short by 20 runs thanks to Matheesha Pathirana's 4-28.


Will Cheteshwar Pujara join Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2024?

On Sunday, April 14, Cheteshwar Pujara took to his official X account to announce that he is looking forward to joining “#SupperKings” this season. It raised speculation among the fans about whether the Indian cricketer was talking about joining his former IPL team Chennai Super Kings in the ongoing season or something else, which he might answer in due course.

Shikhar Dhawan ruled out for at least 7-10 days from IPL due to shoulder injury: Sanjay Bangar

The Punjab Kings coach ,  Sanjay Bangar, has confirmed that their captain Shikhar Dhawan is likely to be ruled out from the IPL 2024 for seven to 10 days due to a shoulder injury. The 38-year-old had already missed out on playing against Rajasthan Royals in their previous match in the IPL season, which the Punjab Kings lost by three wickets.

Anand Mahindra praises MS Dhoni after his 3 sixes against MI

Indian billionaire businessman, and the chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra shared a heartfelt message reacting to Chennai Super Kings great Mahendra Singh Dhoni's last over flurry against Hardik Pandya. Playing at the legendary Wankhede Stadium, CSK were able to put up a massive score of 206 runs thanks to MS Dhoni's four-ball 20 which included three towering sixes. Anand Mahindra praised Dhoni for being someone who manages to fulfill ' unrealistic expectations & pressure' and asserted that he is grateful as his name is ' Mahi-ndra'.