MUMBAI, April 16 -- With four clean but brutal hits, Hardik Pandya pushed Royal Challengers Bangalore on the precipice of an embarrassing IPL exit as they slumped to their seventh win in eight matches. Pawan Negi was given the ball with Mumbai Indians requiring 22 off 12. Hardik's first attempt at clearing the park was a swing and miss but he connected the next four, clubbing Negi for a six over long-on, two fours through extracover and midwicket before clearing the long-on boundary again. Mumbai Indians won by five wickets with an over to spare.

On most summer days, an Indian Premier League (IPL) match is the highlight of a cricket discussion. But with the BCCI announcing a 15-member India squad for the World Cup Monday afternoon, this ga...