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Auction day

Unadkat, Curran, Chakravarthy are IPL millionaires

Loads of interest in Indian fast bowlers, some bumper winners among West Indies players, and Dube, Chakravarthy draw big money among local stars

How the teams stack up for IPL 2019

Where will Virat Kohli bat for RCB? Have KKR insured well against injuries this time around? Here's what we know - and wonder - about the teams post-auction

Agarkar and Hodge rate the eight squads

Our experts break down which team has the best chance to win IPL 2019


IPL 2019 auction

Yuvraj's 94% drop in value, and other standout numbers

All the interesting numbers from the IPL 2019 auction

Singh when you're winning: Prabhsimran and Anmolpreet hit IPL jackpot

The two cousins landed contracts worth INR 4.8 crores and INR 80 lakhs each with Kings XI and Mumbai respectively

Big surprises and best bargains: From Malinga to Prabhsimran

Gaurav Sundararaman makes sense of the IPL 2019 auction's bidding wars


How DK and Ashwin battled for TN boy Chakravarthy

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Axar Patel - a Capital buy?

The newly rebranded Delhi Capitals snapped up the spin-bowling allrounder for INR 5 crore


What makes RCB's Devdutt Padikkal so exciting

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Bairstow the perfect fit for Sunrisers' needs?

The England keeper-batsman went to Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 2.2 crore

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Hodge: Pooran's aggression may come good in Mohali

Nicholas Pooran has been sold to Kings XI Punjab for 4.2 crores


Agarkar: Hetmyer a good buy, but RCB could end up top-heavy

The West Indies batsman Shimron Hetmyer went to Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 4.2 crore

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Why did Royals shell out INR 8.4 crore for Unadkat?

Jaydev Unadkat has been bought by Rajasthan Royals for 8.4 crores


Agarkar: Ishant's form made him attractive for Delhi Capitals

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Agarkar: Malinga always handy in T20 cricket for Mumbai

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Jaydev Unadkat: 'I am going to work my pants off and do well'

The biggest Indian buy at the last auction, the pacer let expectations get the better of him. After going for big money again, he opens up on burdens and belief

Decoding the mystery: Who is Varun Chakravarthy?

Meet the man who gave up a career in architecture and returned to his favourite game with unreal results

Who is Shivam Dube?

Having hit five sixes in an over in a Ranji Trophy match on the eve of the auction, the Mumbai allrounder was picked up by RCB for big money

Top Headlines

Australia v India

2nd Test, Perth

Ishant-Jadeja spat throws spotlight on use of stump mics

Plenty of exchanges have been picked up during the first two Tests as the role of the host broadcaster becomes increasingly dominant

'As long as there is no swearing, the line doesn't get crossed'

The two captains seem to have come to an understanding over what exactly the 'line' is in this Australia-India series

Australia v India

2nd Test, Perth

Australia blow away lower order to level series

Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins terrorised India's tailenders as Australia wrapped up a 146-run win, Tim Paine's first as captain

Kohli defends no-spin attack, and Umesh over Bhuvneshwar

India's captain said he might have played four quicks in the Perth Test even if R Ashwin had been fit

'We were totally convinced about this combination' - Kohli

The batsmen should have taken more responsibility, says India's captain


Murali Kartik: Good option to open with Cheteshwar Pujara in the third Test

The former India spinner reckoned that opening that batting with Pujara could free up a spot in the middle-order, lending India better balance


A ferry ride to meet the quokkas

Shibani Dandekar goes off-road as she explores Rottnest Island, and tries to woo the happiest animal in the world, à la Roger Federer


WATCH - India lower order blown away by Australia

Australia ran through India's lower order on day five to complete victory by 146 runs


Did not have any problem with my dismissal - Kohli

The India captain speaks about the controversial catch, stump mics, banter and more


'We play our best cricket when we put emotion aside' - Paine

Australia's captain also said his India counterpart Virat Kohli 'brings out the competitive spirit in a lot of people'


Kartik: India started the Test on the wrong foot because of team selection

The former spinner also said that India conceded far too many runs in the first innings


Experts pick their top individual performers of the match

Murali Kartik and Damien Martyn pick their top moments from the second Test at Perth


Martyn: India's lack of discipline on first day let Australia back in

Damien Martyn and Murali Kartik analyse Australia's victory over India in the second Test at Perth


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