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Best XI of IPL 2022

Best XI of IPL 2022

Rediff.com26 May 2022

Laxmi Negi picks the finest cricketers of this IPL.

LSG-RCB: Turning Point: Rahul's Wicket

LSG-RCB: Turning Point: Rahul's Wicket

Rediff.com26 May 2022

Josh Hazlewood dismissed KL Rahul and Krunal Pandya off successive deliveries in the 19th over.

RCB vs LSG: Top Performer: Rajat Patidar

RCB vs LSG: Top Performer: Rajat Patidar

Rediff.com26 May 2022

Rajat Patidar smashed an unbeaten 112 off a mere 54 balls at an astounding strike-rate of 207.4.

Qualifier 1: Top Performer: Jos Buttler

Qualifier 1: Top Performer: Jos Buttler

Rediff.com25 May 2022

After having gone five innings without a fifty, the Englishman bounced back with a breezy 89 off 56 balls as the Rajasthan Royals posted 188/6 against the Gujarat Titans in Qualifier 1 of IPL 2022 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

'It really feels good to win a gold medal for my country'

'It really feels good to win a gold medal for my country'

Rediff.com23 May 2022

'I was the only Indian boxer in the final and I badly wanted to win gold for my country.' 'When the referee raised my hand and I was declared the winner, I could not stop the tears rolling down.'

CSK-RR: Top Performer: Magical Moeen

CSK-RR: Top Performer: Magical Moeen

Rediff.com21 May 2022

Moeen played the finest inning of his IPL career. Having struggled in IPL 2022, the Englishman smashed a 19-ball 50, the second-fastest half-century in the four-time champions' history.

Turning Point: Ashwin's Royal Knock

Turning Point: Ashwin's Royal Knock

Rediff.com21 May 2022

As a result of Ashwin's all-round show, the Royals, second ranked team in the points table, will face Gujarat Titans at Kolkata's Eden Gardens on May 24 with both teams having two chances at making the final.

MI vs CSK: Top Performer: Daniel Sams

MI vs CSK: Top Performer: Daniel Sams

Rediff.com13 May 2022

Left-arm pacer Daniel Sams registered the best bowling figures for Mumbai as he picked three wickets for 16 runs in his 4 overs.

MI vs CSK: Turning Point: Varma-Shokeen Partnership

MI vs CSK: Turning Point: Varma-Shokeen Partnership

Rediff.com13 May 2022

Mumbai won with 31 balls to spare, only the five time IPL winners's third win in 12 IPL 2022 games. CSK slumped to their eighth defeat, ending their slim hopes of making it to the last four.

MI vs KKR: Turning Point: Cummins' 3 Wickets Over

MI vs KKR: Turning Point: Cummins' 3 Wickets Over

Rediff.com10 May 2022

Pat Cummins dismissed Ishan Kishan, Daniel Sams, M Ashwin.

MI vs KKR: Top Performer: Boom Boom Bumrah

MI vs KKR: Top Performer: Boom Boom Bumrah

Rediff.com10 May 2022

Mumbai Indians pace ace Jasprit Bumrah was at his devastating best as he picked up his first five wicket IPL haul against the Kolkata Knight Riders at the D Y Patil stadium in Navi Mumbai on Monday, May 9, 2022.

RR vs PBKS: Turning Point: Chahal Magic

RR vs PBKS: Turning Point: Chahal Magic

Rediff.com8 May 2022

Yuzi Chahal strengthened his hold over the Purple Cap with 22 wickets in 11 matches.

RR-PBKS: Top Performer: Yashasvi Jaiswal

RR-PBKS: Top Performer: Yashasvi Jaiswal

Rediff.com8 May 2022

It was a dream comeback to the XI by Yashasvi Jaiswal, who hit 2 sixes and 9 boundaries for his 41-ball 68.

Turning Point: Rahul-Miller's Rescue Act

Turning Point: Rahul-Miller's Rescue Act

Rediff.com1 May 2022

An unbeaten 79 run partnership for the fifth wicket off just 40 balls between Tewatia and Miller took Gujarat to their 8th win of the season.

RCB vs GT: Top Performer: Virat Kohli

RCB vs GT: Top Performer: Virat Kohli

Rediff.com1 May 2022

Virat Kohli bounced back in style to score a patient half-century against the Gujarat Titans.

CSK vs PBKS: Turning Point: Rishi Holds Nerve Vs Dhoni

CSK vs PBKS: Turning Point: Rishi Holds Nerve Vs Dhoni

Rediff.com26 Apr 2022

'It's still a bit nerve-wracking when you're bowling at M S Dhoni, and there's not one red shirt in the crowd, only yellow shirts chanting his name.'

CSK-PBKS: Top Performer: Shikhar Dhawan

CSK-PBKS: Top Performer: Shikhar Dhawan

Rediff.com26 Apr 2022

Dhawan struck a mature unbeaten 88 to help Punjab Kings beat CSK

KKR vs RR: Top Performer: Jos Buttler

KKR vs RR: Top Performer: Jos Buttler

Rediff.com19 Apr 2022

Jos Buttler became only the sixth player in IPL history to score multiple centuries in the same season.

Turning Point: Chahal's Hat-trick

Turning Point: Chahal's Hat-trick

Rediff.com19 Apr 2022

When KKR were cruising along nicely, as the two-time IPL champions needed 40 off 24 with six wickets in hand, Chahal produced an incredible over to take four wickets in it and turned the match on its head.

Nikhat Zareen's Chance At World Glory

Nikhat Zareen's Chance At World Glory

Rediff.com14 Apr 2022

As boxer Nikhat Zareen prepares to head to her first World Championships in the 51 kg category, she feels she has plenty in her armoury to go the distance.

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