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Anil Kumble addresses his first press conference as India's head coach

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Anil Kumble takes charge with focus on bowlers

Anil Kumble remained coy about Ravi Shastri being overlooked, but was more comfortable talking about his own role in his first press conference as India's head coach

Anil Kumble delivers the annual Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi lecture

India news

Kumble could be the perfect foil to Kohli

India's new head coach could just be the man to challenge the ideas of India's Test captain and temper his aggressive style

David Warner drills one down the ground

Gujarat Lions v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2016, Qualifier 2, Delhi

Warner blends early substance with late style

In the way that David Warner chipped away at the target as opposed to bursting through it, he was more Kohli than de Villiers. Now to take on both of them in the final

David Warner stands tall for a cut

Gujarat Lions v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2016, Qualifier 2, Delhi

'Warner played an amazing knock' - Finch

Playing their first IPL, Gujarat Lions came within one avoided masterclass of making it to the IPL final, but were left doffing their hats to AB de Villiers first in Bangalore and David Warner in Delhi on Friday

David Warner drops Karun Nair after running in from long-on

IPL 2016

Playoffs reversing bowl-first trend?

With Sunrisers Hyderabad successfully defending 162 and only an AB de Villiers special preventing Gujarat Lions from defending 158, the playoffs have bucked the early-season pattern of near-invincible chasing teams

Yuvraj Singh slog sweeps en route to his 44

Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2016, Eliminator, Delhi

Yuvraj dominates Kuldeep in spin battle

Despite not always picking Kuldeep Yadav, Yuvraj Singh brought out his experience to get on top of the wristspinner, setting the tone for Sunrisers Hyderabad's win in the Eliminator

Bhuvneshwar Kumar took 3 for 19 in four overs

Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2016, Eliminator, Delhi

Sunrisers seamers make light of Nehra's absence

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mustafizur Rahman and Barinder Sran coped admirably without their injured bowling captain and defended 162 to keep Sunrisers Hyderabad on course for a place in the IPL final

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir works one through the on side

Kolkata Knight Riders v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2016, Eliminator, Delhi

Gambhir, Dhawan, and survival of the fittest

They have done the job together for Delhi, but have almost always competed for one opener's slot in the Indian team. Now, in the eliminator, both players will come face-to-face, and only one of them will be left standing