While Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians have been blazing a trail with their performances, another team has also been going about its business in a quiet, unobtrusive manner.
The Deccan Chargers really seem to have hit upon a winning formula that gives them an incredible record if you look at their performance over their last 15 games, starting late in IPL-II and continuing into IPL-III. Adam Gilchrist's men would start as overwhelming favourites against Shane Warne's resurgent Royals.
Full credit to Rajasthan for having turned the corner with two good wins. I thought Kings XI Punjab would have the edge after their incredible win over Chennai, but even that has not instilled any momentum or confidence in the side.
The Royals on the other hand seem to have discovered some batting form, especially with the induction of Adam Voges. His good form has also helped Shane by making Yusuf Pathan play with a sense of freedom.
In the first few games it was as though theRead More »from Gilchrist’s men start as favourites