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Experience, class and Thala - CSK have the arsenal

There may be a concern if Bravo and Rayudu can't lift their games, but the defending champions look like they have most bases covered

BCCI

With Jadhav fit, Fleming wants Dhoni to take 'floater's role'

CSK coach feels the only concern for the defending champions is player availability, with four overseas players set to leave midway

SuperStats

Superstats to add 'layer of quality' to traditional numbers

Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar join the creators of the three-pack set of new-age metrics at the official launch in Mumbai

Superstats: the new language for cricket analysis

What is Luck Index? A unique metric that, for the first time in cricket, quantifies luck

Explainer: how Smart Stats works

What is the logic and math behind Smart Stats, which measures the true worth and batting and bowling performances? Read on to find out

World Cup Countdown

71 days to go

How Scotland heartbreakingly missed out on the World Cup by five runs

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New season dawns

IPL 2019 previews

Do Delhi Capitals have big game to go with new name?

The perennial underperformers must find a way to transfer on-paper potential to on-field performances

Royals should back depth with sound game plan

Rahane's batting position will be a matter of debate; if they can get that right, the first-season champions can go a long way

Workload management has influenced our preparation - Fleming

Kedar Jadhav, meanwhile, says the players are smart enough to take care of themselves with the World Cup around the corner

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Hodge and Agarkar rate the Rajasthan Royals

Ajit Agarkar and Brad Hodge discuss Rajasthan's chances at the upcoming Indian T20 League

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Will Delhi's young India players lead them to playoffs?

Ajit Agarkar and Brad Hodge on Delhi Capitals' strengths, weaknesses and player to watch

8:40

Shubman Gill, KKR's rising star

Arguably Indian cricket's favourite future hero, teenager Shubman Gill made an impressive IPL debut in 2018. Can he raise his game in his second season?

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Ponting and Ganguly on Delhi's chances to win IPL

A balanced squad is giving the newly re-branded franchise a lot of hope

2:26

Manjrekar: Unsure of KKR's playoff chances

Sanjay Manjrekar, Brad Hodge and Raunak Kapoor discuss Kolkata Knight Riders' strengths and weaknesses.

7:16

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

10:24

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

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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

8:30

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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World Cup Countdown

72 days to go

2003: Tendulkar lands a timeless KO

He lived the match a year in advance, and when he finally walked out to bat against Pakistan, he produced a classic

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Spin to win?

Pakistan v Australia

Zampa rebuilding confidence as Australia turn to spin

Although the legspinner has become Australia's No. 1 option in the one-day side he is taking nothing for granted ahead of the World Cup

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