IPL in pictures: Mumbai, Pune enjoy a Super Sunday

After winning the Test series against Australia last month, Virat Kohli had sparked a controversy by claiming that he is no longer friends with Australian cricketers. But as the Indian Premier League progresses, things seem to have changed. Even as Virat's Royal Challengers Bangalore suffered a defeat against Steven Smith-led Rising Pune Supergiant on Sunday, Virat made it a point to congratulate Smith. Photo: Sportzpics
Even though he could only contribute two runs with the bat, Ben Stokes scalped 3-18 to help Rising Pune Supergiant get the better of Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday. Photo: Sportzpics
Returning from a break, Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli looked fiery on Sunday against the Rising Pune Supergiant. Despite getting off to a flying start, he was back to the pavilion for 28. Photo: Sportzpics
Nitish Rana's dream run in the IPL continued on Sunday as the Mumbai Indians batsman played a knock of 53 to help his team beat Gujarat Lions in Mumbai. Photo: PTI
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma finally got back his form as he played an unbeaten knock of 40 to guide his team to victory against Gujarat Lions. Photo: Sportzpics
Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan rooted for Mumbai Indians as he was one of the celebrity guests for the Mumbai franchise's home match against the Gujarat Lions at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday. Photo: Sportzpics
Brendon McCullum slammed a 44-ball 64 to help Gujarat Lions put up a fighting total. Though, the side suffered a defeat against Mumbai Indians, the New Zealand cricketer made his presence felt. Photo: Sportzpics