A crowd of more than 100,000 was expected to fill the world's biggest cricket stadium on Sunday for the final of the Indian Premier League and the likely farewell of superstar M.S. Dhoni.
Five-time champions Mumbai Indians thrashed Lucknow Super Giants by 81 runs on Wednesday to eliminate them from the Indian Premier League (IPL) and keep alive their own hopes of making the final.
Marcus Stoinis' unbeaten 89 and last over heroics by Mohsin Khan helped Lucknow Super Giants bolster their play-off hopes with a five-run win over Mumbai Indians in IPL on Tuesday.
Hardik Pandya got the better of his big brother Krunal on Sunday as holders Gujarat Titans thrashed Lucknow Super Giants by 56 runs in the Indian Premier League on Sunday.
KL Rahul, who limped off the ground, during Lucknow Super Giants’ defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Monday is expected to miss the remainder of the Indian Premier League.
Royal Challengers Bangalore's bowlers starred to secure an 18-run victory against Lucknow Super Giants in a low-scoring Indian Premier League match on Monday.
Zimbabwe all-rounder Sikandar Raza's half-century and some late boundaries from Shahrukh Khan led Punjab Kings to a two-wicket win over Lucknow Super Giants in the IPL on Saturday.
As fireworks lit up the Ahmedabad night sky and confetti rained on Hardik Pandya and his triumphant Gujarat Titans team mates, another edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) came to a glitzy end on Sunday after two months of breakneck action.