The Sunrisers’ captain, David Warner, is at the heart of everything the defending champions do and is pivotal to their chances of lifting the IPL trophy again.
18-year old Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan is living the dream at the 2017 Indian Premier League as he joins the Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Kings XI Punjab have signed Ishant Sharma as a replacement player for Murali Vijay who has been ruled out of the IPL season with a shoulder injury.
The 10th IPL gets underway with a repeat of last year’s final. Sunrisers took the title, but the Cricket Badger thinks RCB at will take the opening points this time.
Shane Watson has been named interim captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore following injuries to Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers.
30-year-old off-spinner Ravi Ashwin will not need surgery on the sports hernia that has forced him to miss IPL2017, according to his personal coach Sunil Subramanium.
Team India’s physio, Patrick Farhat, is travelling with injured players, Lokesh Rahul (main photo) and Murali Vijay, to London for their treatment.
The large Australian contingent in IPL2017, which includes captain Steven Smith, may get a rough ride from the Indian crowd after the recent Test series.
PREVIEW: Delhi Daredevils have lost players before the start and need to regroup quickly ahead of the Indian Premier League.
PREVIEW: Glenn Maxwell takes charge as captain and he has a team with some real quality to lead. They can go all the way at #IPL2017.