How do the eight IPL teams stack up?

Chennai Super Kings Total players: 25 Number of overseas players: 8 Openers: Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, M Vijay Middle-order batsmen: Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Sam Billings, Dhruv Shorey Wicketkeepers: MS Dhoni, J Narayan Allrounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Monu Kumar Singh, Kshitiz Sharma Wristspinners: Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir Fingerspinners: Harbhajan…

Late Kings XI bid keeps Gayle in the IPL

Making it in the nick of time Twice Chris Gayle’s name came up at the IPL auction, and twice he failed to get a bid. Just when it seemed like the highest-profile overseas player of the league over its first decade would not be part of the 2018 edition, Kings XI Punjab picked him up, triggering…