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Royals v Capitals

Will loss of captaincy free up Rahane's batting?

BCCI
7:22

The Royals Rookies - learning from the best

The fascinating back stories of Riyan Parag, Mahipal Lomror and Prashant Chopra - and how they're living the dream with the best in the game

Royals need to brace for Capitals' spin choke

The sides meet for the first time this season, with Royals needing to do all the running to remain in contention

Kartik: Smith showed his class after captaincy change

Shaun Tait and Murali Kartik discuss the big moments from Week 4 of IPL 2019

3:06

RCB v CSK

IPL 2019, Bengaluru

Smart stats - Who has been the best fielding side in IPL 2019?

An in-depth look at who are the best and worst fielding teams and who are the key game changers - positively and negatively

BCCI

Ravindranath: Dhoni to the rescue but even he needs help

An early collapse and a Dhoni rescue act has become a running theme for CSK this season, one they need to turn around soon

Will never question Dhoni's decision in the back end - Fleming

The CSK coach said that Dhoni refused singles in the 19th over because he felt best equipped to hit the big shots at the death

3:13

World Cup squad

Afghanistan news

Hamid Hassan picked in Afghanistan's World Cup squad

Asghar Afghan, who had been removed from captaincy earlier this month, is part of the squad

Top Headlines

World Cup Countdown

39 days to go

2003: Ponting leads another Australian juggernaut

His belligerent innings left India hapless in the 2003 final

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Billy the Kid breaks Pakistan hearts, 1987

Craig McDermott's pace and accuracy left Imran Khan's dream of lifting the World Cup on the subcontinent shattered

World Cup preparations

Bangladesh news

Walsh does not want to 'rush' Mustafizur before World Cup

Walsh was concerned about the injuries picked up by Bangladesh's players, including Rubel Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin and Abu Jayed

Royal Challengers v Super Kings

Indian Premier League

Luck Index: The two lucky events that helped RCB's cause

In a match of narrow margins, two lucky events - both involving Faf du Plessis - helped RCB finish on the right side of a one-run result

RCB win last-ball thriller; Dhoni's 84* in vain

With 26 to get in the last over, the CSK captain got it down to two off one ball before being beaten by Umesh's gutsy change of pace

Wasn't expecting Dhoni to miss the final ball - Parthiv

Parthiv Patel addresses the media after Bengaluru just manage to overcome the Dhoni hurdle

3:35

Will never question Dhoni's decision in the back end - Fleming

Chennai head coach Stephen Fleming addresses the media after Chennai suffer a one-run loss to Bengaluru

3:13

Five reasons why RCB got the better of CSK

Steyn's double-strike, Patel's last ball run-out and other reasons why Bengaluru beat Chennai

2:07

Why did Steyn go unsold at the IPL auction?

Shaun Tait and Murali Kartik ponder that question after a brilliant new-ball burst from the ageless South African great

2:18

Pay Disparity

Australia news

Alyssa Healy 'realistic' about current gender pay gap in cricket

Although Healy understands the situation, she has "no doubt" the women's game will continue to close the pay difference

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