9 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Delhi Capitals players Marcus Stoinis and Prithvi Shaw celebrate the wicket of Rajasthan Royals batsman Sanju Samson in IPL 2020. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • IPL 2021 will begin on Friday
  • Prithvi Shaw scored 827 runs in eight matches in the Vijay Hazare Trophy
  • Devdutt Padikkal scored 737 runs in seven games at an average of 147.4

8 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
RCB will start their IPL 2021 campaign on April 9 against Mumbai Indians. (Photo Credits: Instagram/Virat Kohli)

  • RCB have yet to win their maiden IPL trophy
  • They have reached three finals
  • Virat Kohli is the highest run-scorer in IPL history

8 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The first match of IPL 2021 will be played on Friday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Royal Challengers Bangalore's Daniel Sams joined the list on Wednesday
  • His teammate Devdutt Paddikal tested positive for coronavirus on March 22
  • Delhi Capitals all-rounder Axar Patel is set to miss the team's IPL-opener on April 10

Mumbai, Apr 6 (PTI) Former India wicketkeeper and Mumbai Indians' talent scout Kiran More has tested positive for COVID-19, the IPL franchise said on Tuesday.

New Delhi, Apr 4 (PTI) Royal Challengers Bangalore's young batsman Devdutt Padikkal is quarantining at his home since returning positive for COVID-19 during a test conducted on March 22, his ...

4 April.Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Devdutt Padikkal recently received the best batsman award from Karnataka State Cricket Association. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Devdutt Padikkal made a fantastic IPL debut last season, scoring 473 runs in 15 matches
  • He was the leading run-getter in Vijay Hazare Trophy with 609 runs
  • Padikkal made his first class debut against Maharashtra in 2018

4 April.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Devdutt Padikkal tested positive for COVID-19 and is undergoing quarantine. (Photo Credit: ANI)

  • Royal Challengers Bangalore team is currently in Chennai
  • The team will be playing the tournament opener against Mumbai Indians on April 9
  • On Saturday, Delhi Capitals’ Axar Patel tested positive for COVID-19

11 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mumbai's Prithvi Shaw scored a century in the Vijay Hazare trophy semifinal against Karnataka. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Prithvi Shaw overtook Devdutt Padikkal as the leading run-scorer of the tournament with 689 runs
  • In a short career, Shaw has already seen a number of ups and downs
  • On Thursday, Shaw would look to put all this behind and guide his team to the Vijay Hazare trophy final

10 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Both Devdutt Padikkal and Prithvi Shaw are in brilliant form in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. (Photo credit: PTI File/Instagram/prithvishaw)

  • Devdutt Padikkal is the leading run-scorer of Vijay Hazare Trophy with 673 runs
  • Prithvi Shaw has scored 589 runs so far in the tournament
  • Both youngsters would be keen to score big and push their teams into the final