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Cricket has a new synonym — IPL

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Cricket has a new synonym — IPL

There are already plans of having two IPL seasons in a year: one during the traditional Indian summer (April-May) window, and the other during the winter (September-October) window in the UAE 

Kohli the batsman is daunting, but what about his legacy as captain?

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Kohli the batsman is daunting, but what about his legacy as captain?

If India fail to win the ongoing T20 World Cup, Kohli will have gone down in history as the 'almost winner'

Being able to adapt to the conditions have helped me immensely: Nortje

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Being able to adapt to the conditions have helped me immensely: Nortje

Nortje has been really impressive for the Delhi Capitals this season. While he hasn't picked up many wickets, he has been instrumental in keeping the run rate down.

Dot ball pressure can help bowler at other end pick up wickets: Bishnoi

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Dot ball pressure can help bowler at other end pick up wickets: Bishnoi

Bishnoi has been exceptional this IPL. While he may not lead the chart of wicket-takers, his economic bowling has helped the team tremendously.

The outlier known as Ravichandran Ashwin

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The outlier known as Ravichandran Ashwin

You can like him or hate him, but you can't ignore him. Ashwin is known for finding himself in the middle of controversies.

Captaincy conundrum: Testing times ahead for Virat Kohli

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Captaincy conundrum: Testing times ahead for Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli may have relinquished India and IPL captaincy in the shortest format of the game but he is going to face many challenges inside and outside the dressing room to retain his ODI and Test captaincy.

2007 T20 world cup win anniversary | Bowl-out win over Pakistan was special: Lalchand Rajput

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2007 T20 world cup win anniversary | Bowl-out win over Pakistan was special: Lalchand Rajput

The triumph was all the more creditable because the team had literally no experience playing T20 internationals and had not been through a preparatory camp or played practice matches, says Lalchand Rajput, the coach of that historic team.

Does Dhoni as mentor signal the beginning of the end to Kohli's captaincy?

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Does Dhoni as mentor signal the beginning of the end to Kohli's captaincy?

Dhoni will be part of the India T20 World Cup side as mentor. The move has been seen by many as a prelude to the change of guard in Team India's captaincy.

India's bowling is the best ever and they proved it at The Oval

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India's bowling is the best ever and they proved it at The Oval

India posted an emphatic win over England at The Oval thanks to its best bowling attack ever.

Ashwin’s omission is just stubbornness from Kohli

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Ashwin’s omission is just stubbornness from Kohli

Ashwin's exclusion from the team continues to draw flak for Kohli

Opinion | Why is Ashwin always the first to be axed from the Indian cricket team?

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Opinion | Why is Ashwin always the first to be axed from the Indian cricket team?

Despite his record, Ashwin did not feature in the playing eleven in India's first test against England at Nottingham.

Expect greater things from India's hockey teams: Former coach Harendra Singh

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Expect greater things from India's hockey teams: Former coach Harendra Singh

India's hockey teams put up a phenomenal show at the Tokyo Olympics with the men's team winning bronze and the women's team finishing fourth.

India’s bronze medal in hockey is worth gold: Zafar Iqbal

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India’s bronze medal in hockey is worth gold: Zafar Iqbal

India won a medal in Men's hockey at the Olympics after 41 years.

Kohli more attacking than Tendulkar but both are incomparable like gold: David Gower

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Kohli more attacking than Tendulkar but both are incomparable like gold: David Gower

India tour England in a five-Test series kicking of their campaigns for the next edition of the World Test Championship

Rohit Sharma as an opener in England doesn’t bring a lot of confidence: Maninder Singh

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Rohit Sharma as an opener in England doesn’t bring a lot of confidence: Maninder Singh

India will take on England in a 5-match test series starting August 4. It is a litmus test for Kohli and co who have a lot to answer following their defeat in the World Test Championship final against New Zealand.

Karun Nair can make a mark if given a chance: Sanjay Bangar

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Karun Nair can make a mark if given a chance: Sanjay Bangar

Excerpts from an exclusive interview with Sanjay Bangar, former national batting coach of the Indian cricket team.

Indian men’s hockey team have a 50% chance of winning a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics - Zafar Iqbal

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Indian men’s hockey team have a 50% chance of winning a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics - Zafar Iqbal

Former Indian hockey player Zafar Iqbal feels India's sporting culture needs to change for us to do better in sports. He feels India has a fifty-fifty chance of winning a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

India will do better than London in Tokyo: 2012 London Olympics silver medalist Vijay Kumar

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India will do better than London in Tokyo: 2012 London Olympics silver medalist Vijay Kumar

2012 London Olympics silver medalist Vijay Kumar opens about the Olympic experience and his picks to win medals from India at the Tokyo Olympics.

Yashpal Sharma: an underrated, modest winner passes away

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Yashpal Sharma: an underrated, modest winner passes away

His untimely departure is a blow to everyone who had assembled in the NCR a few weeks ago to commemorate India’s historic 1983 World Cup victory

India’s bowling attack is the fourth best of all time: Ramiz Raja

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India’s bowling attack is the fourth best of all time: Ramiz Raja

The inaugural World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand will be a test of the former's batting unit versus the latter's versatile bowling attack.

WTC Final: Ashwin, Jadeja or both? MSK Prasad picks his choice

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WTC Final: Ashwin, Jadeja or both? MSK Prasad picks his choice

With the WTC final, just around the corner, team selection will play a crucial role in deciding the fate for team India. With Jadeja back in the squad following his injury hiatus, focus is on Ashwin. Will he be included? Former selector MSK Prasad takes his pick

Ashwin being denied a rightful place in the Indian team for T20I & ODI?

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Ashwin being denied a rightful place in the Indian team for T20I & ODI?

Despite having a good record in white ball cricket, Ashwin has not been part of Kohli's plans. How does he fare against some of his counterparts who currently pay for India?

IPL gives you money and fame, but nothing beats playing for India: Kartik Tyagi

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IPL gives you money and fame, but nothing beats playing for India: Kartik Tyagi

Tyagi who was one of the net bowlers in the Australia tour is waiting for his debut call to the national playing 11

IPL 2021 | Privileged upbringing unlikely to get Arjun Tendulkar any preferential treatment in IPL

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IPL 2021 | Privileged upbringing unlikely to get Arjun Tendulkar any preferential treatment in IPL

The Mumbai Indians dressing room is keen to mentor Sachin’s son, but believe he needs to evolve and be his own man, which he will be, instead of just a very famous surname

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