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Knight Riders v Royals

IPL 2019

Karthik 97* in vain after Archer, Riyan fireworks

Royals found a match-winner in 17-year old Riyan, who despite a blow to the head, played a vital knock. Also, Archer had a great all-round game

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The story of Riyan Parag and the Royals rookies

The fascinating back stories of the match-winner at Eden Gardens and his team-mates Prashant Chopra and Mahipal Lomror

Talking points: The secret behind DK's success

Well, game awareness. It's the one thing a batsman needs to handle tough conditions and the KKR captain had plenty

Around the IPL

Catch the buzz

No Australian players in Women's T20 Challenge

While stars from England, New Zealand and West Indies will feature in this year's event, the likes of Meg Lanning and Ellyse Perry will not

The Chatter: Kohli and Steyn's #TenYearChallenge

Raunak Kapoor brings you all the happenings from the past week in the IPL

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Passion or provocation: did Kohli mock Ashwin?

An incident from the RCB v Kings XI game brought up apparent tension between the two IPL captains

Steyn's Shoulder Again

South Africa news

Injured Steyn to return home with eye on World Cup fitness

He will be assessed by a shoulder specialist, with CSA putting measures in place in an attempt to get him ready for the World Cup

Top Headlines

World Cup 2019

West Indies news

Is West Indies' World Cup squad too light on spin?

Sunil Narine missed the cut due to an injury. Can the pace attack make up for his absence in West Indies' 15-man squad for the upcoming World Cup?

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Russell in World Cup squad, Pollard misses out

Shannon Gabriel, Evin Lewis also back in contention; no room for Kieron Pollard, Marlon Samuels or Sunil Narine

'My heart still lies with West Indies' - Narine on missing World Cup cut

Windies spinner admits long-term finger injury would have been a liability during long spells in 50-over format

CSK v Mumbai

IPL 2019, Chennai

Chahar versus Chahar at the Chepauk

Their fathers are brothers and their mothers are sisters, but on Friday there'll be no familial warmth as they play their parts in the IPL's fiercest rivalry

BCCI

Can Mumbai Indians take down fortress Chennai?

Chennai Super Kings haven't lost a home game this season, but they've lost five of their last seven meetings with their biggest rivals

Why Rohit Sharma has had trouble with spin bowling

Deep Dasgupta analyses how spinners have exploited a chink in Rohit's technique where the hands come into play more than the feet

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Ajit Agarkar: Mumbai's ability against spin gives them an edge

Ajit Agarkar and Shaun Tait pick their starting XIs, players to watch out for and key areas for both teams to look at

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Hussey backs Jadhav to turn his form around

The CSK batting coach discusses the upcoming game against Mumbai and how they've kept the players focus on the IPL in spite of the World Cup looming

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WCL Division Two

Windhoek

Oman have reached 'pinnacle' with ODI status - Mendis

Oman's coach said his team "will certainly make an impact" after achieving ODI status for the first time

Xavier Marshall century helps USA clinch ODI status for the first time

Oman make the grade too after a four-wicket win over hosts Namibia

COUNTY NEWS

OVERSEAS PLAYERS

Rahane confirms county stint with Hampshire

Rahane becomes first India player to represent Hampshire, will replace Aiden Markram ahead of World Cup

Pretorius joins Northants for T20 campaign

South Africa all-rounder may also be available late in County Championship season

World Cup build-up

England training camp

Billings shoulder dislocation leaves England place in doubt

Kent captain suffers injury while fielding in opening over of Royal London Cup game at Cardiff

Jordan, Archer prepare for dream England 'road trip'

England and Sussex team-mates set to link up with squad ahead of seismic summer

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