IPL: Day 31 in pictures

A police dog sniffs the cricket balls during the practice session of Rising Pune Supergiants and Sunrisers Hyderabad on the eve of their IPL match in Visakhapatnam. Photo: K. R. DEEPAK
Mahedra Singh Dhoni inspects the pitch during the practice session. Photo: K. R. Deepak
AB de Villiers (left) raises his bat after reaching a half-century against Kings XI Punjab as Sachin Baby looks on. De Villiers anchored the RCB innings with a 35-ball 64. Photo: Akhilesh Kumar
Sandeep Sharma (left) and K. C. Cariappa (second from left) claimed two wickets each. Photo: Akhilesh Kumar
K. L. Rahul was clean bowled after a 25-ball 42. Photo: PTI
KXIP skipper anchored his team's innings with a 57-ball 89. Photo: PTI