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How can India get the best out of Rahul in ODIs?

He's a destructive force in T20s but hasn't translated that ability into the 50-over format, where competition for top-order spots is intense


Will India dominate Pakistan again?

Deep Dasgupta expects Pakistan to be sharper and more professional in their Super Four clash against India

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On the comeback trail

Australia news

Smith, Warner in form on Sydney club cricket return

Warner scored a hundred while Smith made 85 after underwhelming stints at the Global T20 Canada and CPL

Against one-sided affairs

India news

Dravid calls for reciprocity between boards to provide quality warm-ups

"Nobody wants to see one-sided overseas results; you want to see close, exciting Test matches," he said

Top headlines

Afghanistan v Bangladesh

Asia Cup Super Four

Can Bangladesh pick themselves up against Afghanistan's spinners?

Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan have economy rates of less than 3.50 in the Asia Cup so far

Dasgupta: Wouldn't mind seeing Sarkar and Imrul in the XI

The Match Day team look ahead to Afghanistan and Bangladesh's Super Four clash, with both sides fighting to stay alive in the Asia Cup

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Rudderless batting emblematic of Bangladesh's problems

Mosaddek, Liton and Mithun have shown promise but are unable to put on consistent performances to provide back up for the seniors

Asia Cup 2018

Bangladesh v India

Jadeja and Rohit overpower Bangladesh

The left-arm spinner picked up 4 for 29 on his ODI comeback and India's captain hunted down the target of 174 with great ease

Rejuvenated Jadeja fires on return

An injury to Axar Patel paved way for his ODI recall after July 2017, and he made it count immediately

Dasgupta: India look the most settled side of the Super Four stage

Deep Dasgupta and Shahriar Nafees analyse India's victory over Bangladesh in their Asia Cup 2018 Super Four encounter


Dasgupta: Rohit made chase look like a practice session

Deep Dasgupta praises Rohit Sharma's performance against Bangladesh, and wonders who might be India's long-term ODI pick at number four


Nafees: Schedule no excuse for Bangladesh's defeat

Shahriar Nafees says the batting was to blame for Bangladesh's defeat against India


Dasgupta: Jadeja a 'good headache' for India

Deep Dasgupta says Ravindra Jadeja's four-four against Bangladesh gives India a selection headache for their bowling options


Asia Cup 2018

Afghanistan v Pakistan

Malik the hero as Pakistan survive serious scare

Afghanistan kept chipping away but could not dislodge the experienced batsman who finished the chase with three balls to spare

Afridi suffers as Pakistan drop five catches

The 18-year old debutant was the unlucky bowler three times, but he also dropped two chances himself

Dasgupta: Pakistan's plans against Rashid and Mujeeb worked

Deep Dasgupta says targeting Afghanistan's weaker bowlers was the key to Pakistan's narrow win


Squad announcement

England tour of Sri Lanka

Burns, Stone, Denly picked for SL Tests

Rory Burns will be given the chance to succeed Alastair Cook at the top of England's Test batting order

Burns' consistency merited Test elevation - Smith

England's chief selector Ed Smith reveals why Rory Burns and Joe Denly made the squad


It's been a whirlwind week - Stone

Olly Stone reflects on adding a Test call up to Warwickshire's promotion and a place in the England ODI squad


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