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How the IPL 2014 squads stack up

Rajasthan buy lots for less, KXIP strong

Feb 13, 2014: A look at what the eight IPL franchises did during the 2014 player auction and how their teams stack up

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IPL auction 2014, 1st day

Sunrisers, Kings XI make smart buys

Feb 12, 2014: Here's what the franchises did on the first day of the 2014 IPL auction in Bangalore, what their teams look like, and what they need on the second day

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 5th day

Pakistan pull off astonishing chase

Jan 20, 2014: Pakistan turned a Test that had been an abysmal advertisement for cricket for four days and one session on its head, with an incredible batting performance after lunch on the final day, when they scored 302 runs in 57.3 overs to sucker-punch Sri Lanka

The Report by George Binoy

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 3rd day

Sri Lanka ahead despite Shehzad ton

Jan 18, 2014: Ahmed Shehzad scored his maiden Test hundred but Pakistan's progress on the third day was not swift enough to weaken Sri Lanka's grip on their 1-0 lead in the series

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 2nd day

Mathews and Perera tire Pakistan

Jan 17, 2014: Sri Lanka's prospects of winning their first away series since 1999-00 (excluding those in Bangladesh and Zimbabwe) improved significantly after Angelo Mathews and Dilruwan Perera batted vast periods of time on the second day

The Report by George Binoy

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 1st day

Ajmal finds form in slow battle

Jan 16, 2014: The Sharjah surface - largely devoid of pace, lateral movement and turn - provided the setting for a game of patience on the first day of the deciding Test of the series

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New Zealand v West Indies, 2nd T20, Wellington

The cashless catch

Jan 15, 2014: Plays of the Day from the second Twenty20 international between New Zealand and West Indies, in Wellington

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New Zealand v West Indies, 2nd T20, Wellington

Ronchi fifty seals series win

Jan 15, 2014: Luke Ronchi played a second consecutive match-winning innings to not only win the Twenty20 series for New Zealand at the Westpac Stadium but also indicate that his flagging international career might have turned a corner

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai, 5th day

Clinical Sri Lanka take 1-0 lead

Jan 12, 2014: It had rained for most of the night in Dubai and the floodlights were switched on to brighten a gloomy morning, but there were no alarms for Sri Lanka once play began on time on the fifth day

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai, 4th day

Pakistan take fight into final day

Jan 11, 2014: Pakistan's leader Misbah-ul-Haq batted with limitless patience and rookie Sarfraz Ahmed punched his way to a maiden half-century to give their side a glimmer of hope of saving a Test that once seemed lost

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai, 3rd day

Younis, Misbah hold up Sri Lanka

Jan 10, 2014: Sri Lanka were a wicket away from breaking Pakistan after lunch on the third day of the second Test in Dubai, but they could not take it

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai, 2nd day

Mahela hundred strengthens Sri Lanka

Jan 9, 2014: Kaushal Silva and Mahela Jayawardene did not put on a show but their exercise in restraint, self-preservation and gradual accumulation was exactly what Sri Lanka needed

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Test batting nominees

The Ashes, Joburg, and others

Jan 9, 2014: Several new faces in this year's Test batting shortlist, which goes to show it's not time to mourn the passing of legends yet

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai, 1st day

Sri Lankan quicks vindicate Mathews' decision

Jan 8, 2014: Sri Lanka's seamers tested the Pakistan batsmen consistently with movement off the pitch to bowl the home side out for 165. Then Sri Lanka's top-order ensured they took them to end of play with the loss of only one wicket

The Report by George Binoy

India v Australia, 7th ODI, Bangalore

Dhawan mocks injured Watson

Nov 2, 2013: Plays of the day from the seventh ODI between India and Australia in Bangalore

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India v Australia, 7th ODI, Bangalore

India edge sixathon with Rohit Sharma's 209

Nov 2, 2013: It is an indictment of how skewed the contest between bat and ball has become that for 2961 ODIs, no batsman broke the 200-run barrier and now three have done it in the last 467 matches

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Pakistan v South Africa, 2nd Test, Dubai, 3rd day

South Africa in control, but hit by ball-tampering penalty

Oct 25, 2013: South Africa's march towards a result that will draw the series and prolong their seven-year unbeaten record away from home continued unabated, but the gloss on their seemingly impeccable performance was lost when the on-field umpires penalised them for t

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Faisalabad Wolves v Kandurata Maroons, CLT20, Mohali

Misbah delivers consolation win for Faisalabad

Sep 20, 2013: The two eliminated teams produced similar performances in a dead rubber that ultimately ended in a tame finish in Mohali

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Zimbabwe v Pakistan, 1st Test, Harare, 5th day

Spinners, Junaid rout Zimbabwe

Sep 7, 2013: The probability of Zimbabwe holding out for a draw was extinguished early on the final morning, not by the expected threat Saeed Ajmal, but by Junaid Khan and Abdur Rehman

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Zimbabwe v Pakistan, 1st Test, Harare, 4th day

Younis double-ton shuts out Zimbabwe

Sep 6, 2013: Test victories do not come easy for an underdog striving to cause an upset, and Younis Khan capitalised on his reprieves to bury Zimbabwe's chances with his fourth double-century

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