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1:22 PM ET Shashank Kishore Srinath Sripath Chahal reaps the rewards for no-fear attitude There’s no fear. Not even after Yuvraj Singh has walloped him for three sixes. For those two minutes, even the DJ at the Chinnaswamy Stadium seems lost. He urges the crowd to go “Aree-Ceee-Beee”, but they alternate between “Yuvi-Yuvi-Yuvi” and “we
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  shares TossRajasthan Royals chose to bowl v Kings XI Punjab Chris Gayle and KL Rahul – the best opening combination of IPL 2018 – will take centre stage in Jaipur after Kings XI were sent in to bat. There will be plenty of pressure on the two big hitters to reprise last season’s exploits,
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3:00 AM ET Big Picture They seem to have match-winners galore but, put together, Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals have only one IPL trophy between them. And addressing that fairly important issue are two captains who have been left by the wayside and aren’t particularly thrilled about it. Any conversation about Ajinkya Rahane in
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7:43 AM ET The 2019 IPL final will be held at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on May 12. On Tuesday, the BCCI released the schedule for the second half of the IPL – till May 5 – but left out the knockout phase. However, ESPNcricinfo understands the final will be played on May
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  shares Ravi Shastri has his eyes on the nets © AFP With the World Cup fast approaching, the question of whether Ravi Shastri and the rest of the Indian coaching staff will get an extension is becoming significant. The contracts of Shastri and his deputies, who were appointed in July 2017, will expire after
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9:57 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff On June 30, when ODI cricket’s No. 1 and No. 2 sides meet in one of the World Cup’s most anticipated clashes, India will have a decision to make about the composition of their spin attack. Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravindra Jadeja will almost certainly feature in that discussion,
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3:00 AM ET Shashank Kishore Karnataka 159 for 2 (Agarwal 85*, Kadam 60) beat Maharashtra 155 for 4 (Shaikh 69*, Mithun 2-24) by eight wickets Karnataka trounced Maharashtra to clinch their maiden domestic T20 title in Indore. In doing so, they extended their T20 winning streak to 14 matches, the joint-highest winning streak for an
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2:02 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Australia chased down the fifth-highest target in ODIs on Sunday in Mohali, probably their favourite ground in India having won some memorable matches including the 1996 World Cup semi-final against West Indies and the thrilling chase in the third ODI of the 2013 series. That chase of 304 was engineered
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3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Spinners help Gujarat get on the points table After being pushed to the bottom half of the Group A table in the Super League stage of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Gujarat finally registered a win, their spinners applying the choke on bottom-placed Railways. Led by Piyush Chawla, Gujarat’s bowlers
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3:30 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Reviewing India’s four-wicket defeat to Australia in Mohali on Sunday, Virat Kohli pointed to his side’s poor fielding – a number of opportunities were missed – as well as a “game-changer” of a DRS decision as big reasons for the result. Australia, set up by a hundred from Peter Handscomb
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3:15 PM ET The Pakistan Cricket Board has taken “strong notice” of India’s use of army camouflage caps during their third ODI against Australia in Ranchi, urging the ICC to take action against the BCCI. MS Dhoni, who is an honorary lieutenant colonel in the Indian territorial army, was seen distributing army caps to the
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7:12 AM ET WV Raman, India women’s head coach, has questioned the technical acumen of up-and-coming players entering the national side. Raman’s appraisal of the young talent being blooded in, comes in the wake of India’s last-over choke in the third T20I against England, where they failed to score three off six balls, consequently suffering
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1:05 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff MS Dhoni might have played his final ODI in India after the team’s assistant coach Sanjay Bangar said at the post-match press conference that the wicketkeeper-batsman would be rested for the final two matches against Australia. Rishabh Pant is set to keep wickets in the remaining games after India captain
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