What happened in IPL on April 28, 2024? – Check Here

The 17th edition of the Indian Premier League is nearing its playoff stage as each team has played at least nine matches in the league with Kolkata Knight Riders being an exception with eight games played. In the IPL 2024 standings, RR are comfortable leading the charts with eight wins in nine matches followed by KKR, CSK, SRH, LSG, and DC at the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th positions with 10 points each.

Here, in this article, we will look at the big updates around the IPL 2024 that took place on Sunday, April 28, but before that, let’s check the match scheduled for the day.

Today’s match preview

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals

Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Delhi Capitals in the 47th match of the IPL 2024 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. After losing to Punjab Kings, allowing them to chase down the highest total in IPL history, Kolkata Knight Riders will be a bit deflated going into their upcoming match in the tournament. Meanwhile, Delhi Capitals managed to secure a tight win against Gujarat Titans at home, making a move up the IPL 2024 points table.

Major events around IPL that happened on April 28

Will Jacks’ maiden IPL century powers RCB to GT by 9 wickets

Will Jacks registered an unbeaten century to help the bottom-placed Royal Challengers Bengaluru defeat the Gujarat Titans by nine wickets and 24 balls remaining. In the 45th match of the IPL 2024, Gujarat posted a score of 200 runs for RCB to chase. The Faf du Plessis-led side chased the target within 16 overs to guide the side to their third win. Virat Kohli scored 70* off 44 while Jacks remained unbeaten on 100* off 41.

Gaikwad’s valiant 98 helps Super Kings thrash SunRisers by 78 runs

Defending champions Chennai Super Kings captain Ruturaj Gaikwad starred with a blistering 98 to help his side beat the high-scoring SunRisers Hyderabad by 78 runs. After losing the toss, the Super Kings batted first to post a massive 212-run total with Gaikwad’s 98. Then in the second innings, CSK continued their dominant form to bundle out SRH at 134 to register a humugous 78-run win. For CSK, Tushar Deshpande starred with the ball as he picked four wickets followed by Matheesha Pathirana and Mustafizur Rahman, who picked two wickets each.

I would sleep from….: MS Dhoni’s BIG secret behind his IPL success revealed

On Sunday, April 28, Star Sports shared a video on their official X account, wherein MS Dhoni talked about his sleep schedule during the IPL. In a video from the recent past, the former CSK captain spoke about how he would go to sleep at 10 PM normally before shifting it past midnight at 3 AM for the IPL season.  Notably, MS Dhoni is currently playing for Chennai Super Kings in the 2024 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), performing impressively with the bat and behind the stumps at the age of 42 years old.

Virat Kohli gets angry at Murali Kartik over strike rate remark  after RCB’s win over GT

Virat Kohli played a crucial unbeaten 44-ball 70-run knock in RCB’s nine-wicket win over GT. After his inning, he was questioned about his strike rate by Murali Kartik. In reply, Kohli was left fuming as he said, “All the people who talk anything they want to, can talk about me not (being) able to push, not playing spin well, but for me, it’s just about winning the game for the team.”

Baby on the way: MS Dhoni’s wife Sakshi Singh shares surprising post during CSK vs SRH

Former India and CSK skipper MS Dhoni’s wife Sakshi Singh once again hogged the limelight for her surprising social media post. Sakshi, who was present at Chepauk Stadium during CSK vs SRH, took to Instagram requesting CSK to finish the match early. “Please finish the game fast today @chennaiipl baby is on the way …. contractions have begun. Request from – to be “Bua”!” she captioned the picture which is going viral.

Mohammed Shami advises Hardik Pandya and other expensive bowlers in IPL 2024

In the aftermath of a high-scoring IPL 2024 match between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians, Mohammed Shami spoke about the difficult time for his India teammate Hardik Pandya with the ball. The 33-year-old also stated, “If the IPL 2024 is witnessing high-scoring games, so I would advise bowlers to come up with at least 2 to 3 plans. If their first plan doesn’t work, switch to (the) second, and if (the) second doesn’t work, then switch to third.”

 

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