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Introduction to IPL 2024 Highlights

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Welcome! IPL 2024 is in full swing, with spectacular matches and thrilling performances. From the exciting opening game between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore to other heart-stopping fixtures, every moment is filled with absolute cricketing delight. Teams are battling fiercely, and players are demonstrating their best skills. Buckle up to revel in the thrilling highlights of IPL 2024.

Ready to catch up? Let’s dive right in!

Importance of Highlights

Think of IPL highlights as your best friend when you miss a match. They condense all those exciting hours into a short session, showing you the top plays, the best wickets and the highest runs. If you missed Shai Hope's awesome catch or Glenn Phillips' unbeaten century due to your busy schedule? No worries. Highlights have your back, bringing all the action directly to you. Moreover, when Aussie duo Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins dominate on the pitch, highlights ensure you don't miss those thrilling moments.

To put it simply, highlights allow you to experience the excitement and thrill of IPL, no matter your schedule.

Overview of IPL 2024 Highlights

Now, let's delve deeper into the exhilarating action of IPL 2024, where cricket enthusiasts witnessed thrilling performances and shocking bidding wars. Keep in mind; this blog will continuously be updated to provide you with the latest happenings on and off the pitch. 

The Auction Highlights 

The main attractions of the IPL 2024's auction was none other than the Aussie duo Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins, with Kolkata Knight Riders unsurprisingly placing an incredible bid worth 24.75 crores for Starc. Sadly, this year didn't bring good news for some of the players like Steve Smith and Karun Nair who remained unsold. 

Daryl Mitchell was earmarked as a potential substitute for Stokes, making him a notable player in the auction.

Hardik Pandya took the leadership reins as the newly announced captain of the Mumbai Indians.

Schedule and Teams Update 

The IPL 2024 season, held against the backdrop of the impending General Elections, commenced on the 22nd of March. The opening fixtures were both spectacular and intensely fought battles, promising a memorable season ahead. 

First up was the faceoff between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore on March 22.

We then shifted our attention to Mumbai Indians taking on Rajasthan Royals on April 1, and so forth.

To recap, a total of 10 teams graced the playing field: Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals, Punjab Kings, Gujarat Titans, and our brand new team, the Lucknow Super Giants. 

Stay tuned to our blog for more updates as IPL 2024 unfolds, offering a final word on the standout players, disappointments, and all the overall action.

How to Watch IPL 2024 Highlights

There's no need to worry if you've missed any of the IPL 2024 live action! You can catch up on all the amazing performance highlights for free on JioCinema. It is your one-stop destination for replaying those incredible moments you might have missed.

Hence, if you can't watch the games live, JioCinema is your go-to option for keeping up with the IPL 2024 highlights at your convenience. Another fantastic option is right here! Stay tuned to our blog where we'll provide a detailed recap of each game. We curate these posts with the keenest eye for detail, so you won’t miss a beat of the IPL excitement.

Match Highlights

Nothing beats the excitement of a tightly contested cricket match, right? Understanding this, we've curated an exciting rollercoaster of the most memorable moments throughout IPL 2024. Fireworks from star players, unexpected turnarounds, nail-biting finishes - we've got them all. Get ready to relive the top moments from the matches of IPL 2024 and taste the thrill once again!

Match 1 Highlights

Let's break down each point of the first match: 

The much-anticipated first match of IPL 2024 will kick-off on Friday, March 22, 2024 between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).

The game will commence at 8:00 pm local time at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

Chennai Super Kings Squad 

Here is the full squad of Chennai Super Kings: 

Playing: MS Dhoni (C), Aravelly Avanish, Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Shaik Rasheed, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, RS Hangargekar, Ravindra Jadeja, Ajay Jadav Mandal, Daryl Mitchell, Rachin Ravindra, Mitchell Santner, Nishant Sindhu, Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Mukesh Choudhary, Mustafizur Rahman, Matheesha Pathirana, Simarjeet Singh, Prashant Solanki, Shardul Thakur, Maheesh Theekshana.

Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad 

The full squad of Royal Challengers Bangalore includes: 

Playing: Yash Dayal, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Reece Topley, Swapnil Singh, Karn Sharma, Himanshu Sharma, Rajan Kumar, Mohammed Siraj, Alzarri Joseph, Lockie Ferguson, Mayank Dagar, Suyash Prabhudessai, Glenn Maxwell, Mahipal Lomror, Will Jacks, Cameron Green, Tom Curran, Manoj Bhandage, Akash Deep, Rajat Patidar, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik, Saurav Chauhan, Anuj Rawat, Faf du Plessis (C).

As for the players to keep watch on, we have our eyes on MS Dhoni from the CSK team, known for his tactical presence and sturdy batting. From RCB, Virat Kohli will be the one to watch for his exceptional leadership and batting skills.

Match 2 Highlights

Let's dive right into the highlights of the 2nd much-awaited match of the IPL 2024. It's going to be Punjab Kings (PBKS) squaring off with Delhi Capitals (DC) and here is a comprehensive rundown: 

Date and Venue: The match will be played on Saturday, March 23, 2024, kicking off at 3:30 pm, at the Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium, in Mullanpur, Chandigarh.

Punjab Kings Squad : 

Shikhar Dhawan (c), Jonny Bairstow, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Prabhsimran Singh, Rilee Rossouw, Jitesh Sharma, Sam Curran, Rishi Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Shashank Singh, Shivam Singh, Sikandar Raza, Atharva Taide

Chris Woakes, Arshdeep Singh, Rahul Chahar, Nathan Ellis, Harpreet Brar, Vidhwath Kaverappa, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Prince Choudhary, Ashutosh Sharma, Vishwanath Singh, Tanay Thyagarajan.

Delhi Capitals Squad: 

David Warner (c), Abishek Porel, Ricky Bhui, Harry Brook, Yash Dhull, Shai Hope, Prithvi Shaw, Tristan Stubbs, Kumar Kushagra, Swastik Chikara, Ishant Sharma, Jhye Richardson, Rasikh Dar Salam, Vicky Ostwal, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Mukesh Kumar

Kuldeep Yadav, Praveen Dubey, Khaleel Ahmed, Sumit Kumar, Axar Patel, Mitchell Marsh, Lalit Yadav, Rishabh Pant

Based on current form and fitness, the expected players to shine in this epic clash include Shikhar Dhawan and Kagiso Rabada from Punjab Kings, and David Warner and Rishab Pant from Delhi Capitals. Don't miss this electrifying match!

Match 3 Highlights

Are you ready to dive into the 3rd matchup of IPL 2024? On Saturday, March 23, 2024, we witnessed a thrilling encounter between the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). The stage was set at 7:30 pm at none other than Eden Gardens, Kolkata. 

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad

Under the leadership of Shreyas Iyer, the KKR team came out strong, with promising players like Manish Pandey, Srikar Bharat, Jason Roy and Mitchell Starc making up the playing squad. The bench and support staff were equally ready to jump into action if needed. 

Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad

SRH, led by Aiden Markram, countered with a team replete with strong contenders like Pat Cummins, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat, and Washington Sundar. 

As you look back on this fiercely fought battle, there are a few standout players worth noting. From the KKR team, Jason Roy, Shreyas Iyer, and Mitchell Starc were anticipated to put on an impressive performance. On the SRH side, Aiden Markram, Pat Cummins, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar were among the exciting players to watch.

More Match Highlights

Great news for all IPL enthusiasts! The schedule for the first 21 matches of IPL 2024 has been officially announced. As expected, the lineup leaves us on the edge of our seats with some intense clashes on cards. 

We understand your excitement and, hence, promise to keep this space updated with details for each match as it unfolds. You just sit back, relax and watch your favourite teams battle it out on the field. From thrilling run chases to incredible bowling spells, and from amazing catches to nail-biting finishes, we've got you covered! 

So, remember to bookmark this blog and check back often for the latest updates. Stay tuned for a rollercoaster IPL 2024 ride! 

Tournament Highlights

Now, let's take a moment to touch on the extraordinary highlights of the whole IPL 2024 tournament. With star players delivering stunning performances and electrifying the cricketing arena, this tournament saw many impressive moments.

From spectacular catches to mind-blowing hat-tricks and last-ball finishes, the IPL 2024 was an exhilarating cricketing carnival for the fans. Strap in because you're about to relive some of those unforgettable moments.

Best Catches

Get yourselves ready! This section is your go-to spot for the most sensational catches of IPL 2024. We know how much of an integral part such moments play in every cricket enthusiast's heart. Thus, we made a special place for it here. We promise to keep this space updated with the top notch catches once the tournament kicks off.

So, don't forget to circle back and be amazed by the awe-inspiring fielding skills that the IPL has in store for us. 

Top Wickets

Hold your breath for the top wickets of IPL 2024! We know you're eager to learn about the most thrilling dismissals of IPL 2024, but we're all playing the waiting game for now. As soon as the tournament begins, we'll keep you posted with exciting updates on those rip-roaring wickets that exemplify the peak of cricketing skill. So, stay tuned!

Highest Run-scorers

Don't worry, we've got you covered. As the much-anticipated IPL 2024 gains pace, we will promptly update you with the list of highest run-scorers. Brace yourselves as cricketing legends, emerging contenders, and power hitters like Mitchell Starc, Virat Kohli, Marcus Stoinis, Krunal Pandya, Rohit Sharma, and Arjun Tendulkar take the pitch. Watch this space for real-time updates as the cricket fever takes over!

More Tournament Highlights

We know how much you love being in the loop and how eager you are for all the juicy bits from the upcoming IPL 2024. But, you'll need to hold on to your excitement a little longer. We'll start rolling out further highlights once the tournament officially begins. Yes, you heard that right! As soon as the first ball is bowled, we'll begin to update you with every awe-inducing catch, every nerve-racking final over, and every masterstroke that sends the ball flying to the boundary.

Signing Off

Match highlights are a great way to never miss a match even if you do miss a match. As IPL 2024 gets underway, let's gear up for an exhilarating and entertaining ride. 

Don't worry, even if you miss your favourite teams' match, there are always highlights to save the day!