Cricket finding its feet back is a sight to cheer and celebrate. And there are certainly not many better ways than the IPL to do that.
Australia have shown their caliber in the first ODI by beating the world champions.
Will England's batting step up in the must-win game?
The series is significant in terms of the 30 ODI World Cup League points that are on offer for the sides.
Here are all the key stats and numbers to look out ahead of the 3-match ODI series in Manchester.
Given the kind of roll, the Riders have been on to, they will be the clear favorites in the final match, however, the Zouks have turned multiple unfavorable situations to their favor this year and they might well cause an upset.
This contest happens to be most even and poised one of the tournament thus far with nothing much to differentiate the two teams.
The Riders, with the kind of form they have shown, are the obvious favourites.
England has taken the series already and will be certainly in the mood to displace their arch-rivals from the summit in the rankings.
The spinners will once again be the rulers given the slowness of the track in Trinidad.