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Super Kings v Sunrisers Hyderabad

IPL 2019

Watson 96 as CSK maintain spotless home record

The under-fire opener came good, which meant David Warner and Manish Pandey's fifties went in vain for Sunrisers


Luck Index - How Watson made the most of his reprieve

Shane Watson was dropped when he was 33 off 26 balls. Here's why that was the most significant moment of the game

Talking Points - Does Shane Watson need a break? Hell, no!

David Warner falls to a spinner for the first time in IPL 2019, but it came well after MS Dhoni & Co. would have wanted

Tait: Watson's always fancied facing spin

Ajit Agarkar and Shaun Tait look back at the Australian opener's return to form with a rollicking 96


Why Pandey's 83 is huge for Sunrisers

Ajit Agarkar and Shaun Tait talk about Manish Pandey's innings and how it will help him as the IPL goes on


Runorder: Dhoni v Umpires v IPL

Deep Dasgupta, Shaun Tait, Jason Dasey, Cyrus Broacha and the team of ESPNcricinfo discuss if Dhoni was given special treatment


World Cup Squad

West Indies news

Russell, Pollard, Narine: Who will make West Indies' World Cup squad?

With about 24 hours left for squad to be finalised, ESPNcricinfo has listed the key names the WCI selection panel will deliberate on.

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Russell's batting spot

IPL 2019

'If the situation arises, Russell will bat higher' - Kallis

The KKR coach said that while the team was frustrated after losing five matches in a row, they know they aren't out of the qualifications race yet

World Cup 2019

Australia News

Stoinis upbeat about World Cup with Smith-Warner return

The allrounder believes batting in the middle-order in high-pressure games in the IPL is ideal preparation for a similar role at the World Cup

Royals v Capitals

IPL 2019, Jaipur

Smart Stats: Pant 286.1 trumps Rahane 183.5

Though Ajinkya Rahane scored a century, his slow start and slow finish meant Rishabh Pant's rapid fifty was more valuable

Kishore: The reinvention of Rahane and Pant

One has been dropped as captain and both have missed out on the World Cup but it seems they are already addressing their shortcomings

We had a plan for Archer's short balls and yorkers - Shaw

Prithvi Shaw addresses the media after his and Pant's partnership help Delhi go top of the IPL 2019 points table


Dhawan took the game away from us in the Powerplay - Samson

Sanju Samson addresses the media after Rajasthan Royals' loss to Delhi Capitals


Agarkar: Rahane looked a lot freer today

Shaun Tait and Ajit Agarkar discuss Ajinkya Rahane's brilliant century


Agarkar: Pant shouldn't change free-spirited approach


WCL Division Two


Oman continue dominance with win over Hong Kong

USA brush aside PNG to notch second win while Namibia overpower Canada



Bottom-placed Royal Challengers look to continue resurgence

Kings XI, who have a number of former RCB players in their roster, will also be looking to put their up-and-down campaign back on track

Moeen hopes to end his IPL with another decisive contribution

The match against Kings XI Punjab will be the allrounder's last of the season before he joins England's preparatory camp for the World Cup

Tait: Ashwin will want to go full throttle at Kohli

Ajit Agarkar, meanwhile, says Chris Gayle will be a big factor on his return to the M Chinnaswamy stadium


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