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India vs Australia 2nd T20I as it happened: India win by 27 runs to seal series

Live updates from the 2nd T20I between India and Australia in Melbourne

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Sydney ODI: In a dead rubber, Manish Pandey grabbed the opportunity to breathe life into his career

Manish Pandey, the man who didn’t get to bat in Perth and faced just 13 balls in Brisbane before getting dropped, scored India’s sixth century this series and arguably, the most meaningful one

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India vs Australia, 3rd ODI as it happened: Maxwell's blistering knock takes Aussies home; seal series 3-0

Live updates from the third ODI between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

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Australia vs India, 2nd ODI talking points: Dhoni must realise Dhawan's lean patch has lasted long enough

From Dhoni’s point of view, it must be difficult to dissect and digest the second defeat in this five-match series between India and Australia as it was so eerily similar to the Perth ODI.

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Perth ODI: It's a sense of déjà vu as Rohit's brilliance is squandered by India's poor bowling

For Rohit Sharma it is becoming a case of damned if you don't, defeated if you do.

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The Wall's First-Class Journey: Watch Rahul Dravid's gift to young cricketers on his birthday

Tought times never last, tough people do. You can almost imagine Dravid saying that to the likes of Sarfaraz Khan, Ishan Kishore when he walks into Under-19 team's dressing room as their coach.

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This year, it's not just about Saina: Kidambi Srikanth on Rio Olympic hopes, his game plan and PBL

On the eve of his PBL opener, Srikanth spoke to Firstpost on a series of topics, starting from his performance in 2015, to achieving his dream in 2016 - see India's tri-color hoisted in Rio.

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SAFF Cup final, as it happened: Chhetri the match-winner as India reclaim title from Afghans

Live updates from the SAFF Cup final between hosts India and defending champions Afghanistan

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SAFF Cup, India vs Sri Lanka as it happened: Robin Singh's fine brace gives India 2-0 win

Live updates from India's opening match in SAFF Cup as they take on Sri Lanka

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Yuvraj Singh interview: 'The harder I trained, the harder I have run, the fitter I have felt'

What has it taken for Yuvraj Singh to get back to fitness and crucially, win a place back in the Indian team?

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Yuvraj Singh returns to the Indian squad on merit, not just past achievements

Yuvraj Singh gets another shot at redemption. Having been selected for the T20I squad for India’s tour of Australia – in the build up to the World T20 in India – the experienced southpaw will don India Blues once again.

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ISL Final as it happened: Chennaiyin are champions after mad-cap finish at Fatorda

Follow live updates from the final of the ISL between FC Goa and Chennaiyin FC.

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Kohli tops the list but Tendulkar is never far off: What India Googled in 2015

No surprises who sports fans India Googled the most. India's Test captain, her favourite cricketing hero, Virat Kohli tops the list.

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ISL semifinal: Jeje-Mendoza chemistry central to Chennaiyin FC's dismantling of Atletico de Kolkata

As one of the Chennaiyin team official yelled out when getting on to the team bus after the match, “we’ll see you in Goa”, Materazzi’s men might just have done enough in Pune.

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ISL 2015: Bruno, Mendoza and Jeje all score as Chennaiyin rout Atletico 3-0 in semifinal 1st leg

Chennaiyin FC’s forward line combined with each other brilliantly throughout the evening in front of a sizeable crowd in Pune, despite the venue being shifted from Chennai at the last minute due to the unprecedented floods in the city.

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ISL 2015: Chennaiyin FC's Harmanjot Khabra on a difficult season, suspensions and winning the title for the fans

Harmanjot Khabra spoke to Firstpost about the ups and downs of this season, playing the 'home' leg in Pune, his myriad suspensions and the experience of working with Marco Materazzi.

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ISL: The road to semi-finals for FC Goa, Atletico de Kolkata, Chennaiyin and Delhi Dynamos

The final four has a familiar feel to it as defending champions Kolkata are joined by last year’s losing semifinalists Chennaiyin FC and FC Goa. Roberto Carlos’ Delhi Dynamos are the newcomers to the playoff stage