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  • RPS, RCB grappling with starting blues

    Two defeats in three games for Royal Challengers Bangalore is unfamiliar territory for Virat Kohli. His bat continues to talk, but his teammates are yet to produce a collective effort and smother the opposition in IPL 2016. Shane Watson’s presence this season ensur ....

    Two defeats in three games for Royal Challengers Bangalore is unfamiliar territory for Virat Kohli. His bat continues to talk, but his teammates are yet to produce a collective effort and smother the opposition in IPL 2016. Shane Watson’s presence this season ensur ....

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  • Dipa looking to fine-tune her skills

    A hectic schedule and a spate of media requests for interviews may not usually be part of Dipa’s lifestyle but she maintains her composure to handle it with ease. She knows how to maintain her balance and that is what has helped her achieve new highs. “It ....

    A hectic schedule and a spate of media requests for interviews may not usually be part of Dipa’s lifestyle but she maintains her composure to handle it with ease. She knows how to maintain her balance and that is what has helped her achieve new highs. “It ....

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  • India likely to tilt towards day-night Tests

     Day-night Test cricket could set the trend for the future of the longer version of the game and India is likely to take a plunge in that direction this season. The Board, confirmed its secretary Anurag Thakur, was not averse to India making its debut in day-night T ....

     Day-night Test cricket could set the trend for the future of the longer version of the game and India is likely to take a plunge in that direction this season. The Board, confirmed its secretary Anurag Thakur, was not averse to India making its debut in day-night T ....

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  • Warner, Dhawan hand Gujarat their first defeat this season

    Commentary: Warner and Dhawan hand Gujarat their first defeat this season. The two (Warner 74* and Dhawan 53*) have helped SRH notch up their second consecutive win, this season. With this win, the SRH have both the purple and orange cap holders. SRH: 125/0 after ....

    Commentary: Warner and Dhawan hand Gujarat their first defeat this season. The two (Warner 74* and Dhawan 53*) have helped SRH notch up their second consecutive win, this season. With this win, the SRH have both the purple and orange cap holders. SRH: 125/0 after ....

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  • Adams given chance to secure Olympic hat-trick in Rio

    Adams, whose injury-hit 2015 season was ended by knee surgery, won gold in Beijing and London and should challenge for the title again in Rio, as she hopes to move clear of Tamara Press of the former Soviet Union as the only women to have won the title twice. The 31- ....

    Adams, whose injury-hit 2015 season was ended by knee surgery, won gold in Beijing and London and should challenge for the title again in Rio, as she hopes to move clear of Tamara Press of the former Soviet Union as the only women to have won the title twice. The 31- ....

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  • Guimaraes to coach Mumbai City

    Brazil-born former Costa Rican midfielder Alexandre Guimaraes will coach Mumbai City FC in next season’s Indian Super League. He has had successful stints with Costa Rica’s national team that qualified for FIFA World Cups in 2002 and 2006. The 56-year-old has be ....

    Brazil-born former Costa Rican midfielder Alexandre Guimaraes will coach Mumbai City FC in next season’s Indian Super League. He has had successful stints with Costa Rica’s national team that qualified for FIFA World Cups in 2002 and 2006. The 56-year-old has be ....

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  • Floundering Mumbai has its task cut out against Kohli's RCB

    The Mumbai Indians stock has taken quite a beating in the ongoing Vivo IPL-9. The champion has floundered three times in four matches and Monday’s thrashing at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad was only symptomatic of the mediocre displays it has put up from the ope ....

    The Mumbai Indians stock has taken quite a beating in the ongoing Vivo IPL-9. The champion has floundered three times in four matches and Monday’s thrashing at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad was only symptomatic of the mediocre displays it has put up from the ope ....

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  • The grandfather clause and how cricket can profit from it

    Is it a personal liberty versus official rule debate? First class cricketers are adults, fully aware of the dangers of what they are doing, and responsible for personal safety, goes one argument. Players like Cook who have vast international experience know what works b ....

    Is it a personal liberty versus official rule debate? First class cricketers are adults, fully aware of the dangers of what they are doing, and responsible for personal safety, goes one argument. Players like Cook who have vast international experience know what works b ....

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  • KKR thump Kings XI by six wickets; join Gujarat Lions at the top of points table

    Commentary: Yadav thumps one past the bowler and finishes it for KKR, to complete a clinical performance. Pathan looks to be in a hurry to finish the innings. Two fours and the runs needed is reduced to a single digit. Big over this, 13 runs off it. 24 balls, 1 ....

    Commentary: Yadav thumps one past the bowler and finishes it for KKR, to complete a clinical performance. Pathan looks to be in a hurry to finish the innings. Two fours and the runs needed is reduced to a single digit. Big over this, 13 runs off it. 24 balls, 1 ....

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  • Proteas turned off day-night test by Australians

    South Africa's reluctance to play day-night test cricket is based on Australian feedback from their first match with the pink ball against New Zealand, Proteas captain AB de Villiers has said. South Africa's players have balked at an invitation to play Australia ....

    South Africa's reluctance to play day-night test cricket is based on Australian feedback from their first match with the pink ball against New Zealand, Proteas captain AB de Villiers has said. South Africa's players have balked at an invitation to play Australia ....

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