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Highlights - India lower order blown away by Australia


Indian Premier League

Auction day

Blog: Unadkat, Curran, Chakravarthy IPL millionaires


Yuvraj to Mumbai, Hetmyer to RCB, Brathwaite to KKR

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

IPL 2019 auction: The list of sold and unsold players

Which team picked up which player, and who did not receive a bid? Here's the list

Indian Premier League

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

Delhi Capitals director 'pleased' with auction picks

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How DK and Ashwin battled for TN boy Chakravarthy

IPL Auction Day


Price tag doesn't add pressure - Shivam Dube

Mumbai allrounder was picked by RCB for INR 5 crore


Hodge: Pooran's aggression may come good in Mohali

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


Axar Patel - a Capital buy?

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


Bairstow the perfect fit for Sunrisers' needs?

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

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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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Carlos Brathwaite returns to Eden Gardens

The West Indies T20I captain has been sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 5 crore

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What makes RCB's Devdutt Padikkal so exciting

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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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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


New Zealand v Sri Lanka

1st Test, Wellington

Mendis, Mathews bat all day to give Sri Lanka hope

The duo racked up centuries in a yet-to-be broken 246-run stand to leave Sri Lanka with a fighting chance of securing an improbable draw

When I saw Angie get hit, I thought there's no way I'm getting out - Mendis

Sometimes guilty of playing attractive but insubstantial innings, Mendis partnered a steadfast Mathews for the entirety of day four in Wellington

Mathews makes a statement with push-ups celebration

The gesture was possibly directed towards Sri Lanka's head coach, who left him out of the limited-overs set-up on fitness grounds

Latham carries his bat for 264*

Tom Latham saw out New Zealand's first innings against Sri Lanka with a record-setting 264* runs in Wellington.


Highlights - Mendis and Mathews bat through the day

Kusal Mendis and Angelo Mathews produced a monumental effort on day four against New Zealand to keep their side in the game


Southee dominates with 6-wicket performance

Tim Southee seemed to have the ball on a string, as he collected six wickets against an over matched Sri Lanka side.


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Australia v India

2nd Test, Perth

By performance and behaviour, Paine's men draw their line

Leadership has not broken the new captain - instead it has strengthened his authority and skill, and that was a large part of Australia's performance in Perth

MCG drop-in pitch to be upgraded to Perth standard

The technology used to create lively pitches at the start of the India series will be brought to Melbourne next year

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