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The winning moment: Quetta Gladiators lift PSL trophy


A new season dawns

IPL 2019

Finishing off close matches will be key for Mumbai Indians

They know how to win, but another slow start might leave Rohit Sharma's team with too much to do at the end

Do Mumbai Indians have the most balanced squad?

Sanjay Manjrekar and Brad Hodge discuss the side's strengths and weaknesses, and whether Malinga and Yuvraj will get a game this season


KXIP: Bossy at the top, full of mystery (spin), but allrounders?

The core of their team hasn't changed from the previous season, so the onus will be on the big-ticket cricketers to show the way

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IPL 2019

Kohli 'very lucky' to remain RCB captain - Gambhir

The two-time IPL-winning captain feels the India captain isn't shrewd or tactically smart enough to lead in the T20 league

RCB gets the AB cam, Dinesh Karthik relives Nidahas final

Catch all the pre-season IPL buzz on the go right here

MS Dhoni: Chennai's favourite son?

Having been written off last season, MS Dhoni and his team will be keen to keep defying age and expectations


Are RCB over-reliant on Kohli and de Viliers?

Brad Hodge and Sanjay Manjrekar weigh in, besides sharing their dissimilar stances on RCB's chances of qualifying for the playoffs


Will KXIP be able to punch above their weight?

Ajit Agarkar and Brad Hodge discuss the franchise's chances, best XI and X-factor


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South Africa v Sri Lanka

1st T20I, Cape Town

Focus remains on World Cup as T20Is start

A side strain to Ngidi might mean Steyn returns for South Africa, while Sri Lanka continue to search for a combination that delivers results

'Form first, reputation next' - Ottis Gibson

South Africa's coach lays down criteria for World Cup selection, and says the likes of Rabada, du Plessis and de Kock will be rested after the first T20I against Sri Lanka

Couldn't have detected floodlight failure early - Newlands management

Western Province Association chief executive was confident the problem had been resolved and would not affect the T20I

End of the bans

Australia news

Smith targeting return in Royals' season opener

The suspended Australia batsman underwent shoulder surgery earlier this year, leading to questions on his match readiness

Brettig: What Smith, Warner reintegration really means

Despite the on-message response to their meeting with the Australia squad in Dubai there remains many questions about the banned pair's return


Daniel Gallan

The effortless genius of Quinton de Kock

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Off-field news

West Indies

CWI 'admit liability' in Phil Simmons' unfair dismissal case

Former coach claims damages of more than US$300,000 following sacking in September 2016

Sri Lanka news

New captain in prospect?

Karunaratne enters frame for World Cup captaincy

Batsman set to cancel Hampshire stint after selectors hint at change

India's World Cup squad

Who will India play at Nos. 4 and 5 in their first World Cup game?


'I am no slouch' in white-ball cricket - R Ashwin

He looks set to miss the World Cup bus, but the offspinner isn't yet ready to think of himself as a Test-only player

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