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IPL 2020: RCB pacer Navdeep Saini doubtful for MI clash after injuring bowling hand in CSK defeat
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IPL 2020: RCB pacer Navdeep Saini doubtful for MI clash after injuring bowling hand in CSK defeat

In the 18th over, Saini was hit on the right thumb while fielding off his own bowling. He immediately left the field and got his webbing stitched up by a surgeon.

India vs Australia: Boxing Day Test at MCG likely to see fans with virus outbreak quashed
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India vs Australia: Boxing Day Test at MCG likely to see fans with virus outbreak quashed

On Monday, officials announced an easing of restrictions after no new daily or deaths, opening the door to some good news for cricket fans.

IPL 2020: Sunil Gavaskar says KL Rahul's captaincy, Anil Kumble's fighting spirit have led to KXIP's turnaround
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IPL 2020: Sunil Gavaskar says KL Rahul's captaincy, Anil Kumble's fighting spirit have led to KXIP's turnaround

Down in the dumps after five successive losses, KXIP scripted a remarkable comeback, notching up four wins on the trot

Entire board of Cricket South Africa resigns paving way for appointment of interim committee
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Entire board of Cricket South Africa resigns paving way for appointment of interim committee

The brief announcement followed the resignation of six board members, including acting president Beresford Williams, on Sunday.

IPL 2020: Former England pacer Dominic Cork explains how to face changing lengths of yorkers
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IPL 2020: Former England pacer Dominic Cork explains how to face changing lengths of yorkers

Explaining on Star Sports Select Dugout during the Rajasthan Royals-Mumbai Indians game on Sunday, former England pacer and expert Dominic Cork elaborated on how to face the changing lengths of yorkers.

IPL on Pod: Discussing highly consistent CSK's elimination, DC's recent struggles, Glenn Maxwell's IPL future and more
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IPL on Pod: Discussing highly consistent CSK's elimination, DC's recent struggles, Glenn Maxwell's IPL future and more

In the fifth episode of IPL on Pod, Firstpost's Jigar Mehta, Shantanu Srivastava, and Ujwal Singh discuss CSK failing to qualify for playoffs for the first time, DC losing two consecutive matches for the first time in this edition, Glenn Maxwell's IPL future, and more.

IPL 2020: The fantasy league of Sanju Samson and Prithvi Shaw
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IPL 2020: The fantasy league of Sanju Samson and Prithvi Shaw

Two players, whose talents have long flickered like fickle mistresses, caught my eye. For years, I had loved them too much to trust them.

IPL 2020: Who writes Ben Stokes’ scripts?
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IPL 2020: Who writes Ben Stokes’ scripts?

Ben Stokes scored 107 not out off 60 balls to steer Rajasthan Royals home against Mumbai Indians. Despite the odds, Rajasthan won comfortably, by 8 wickets, with 10 balls to spare, chasing a target of 196.

IPL 2020: Confident KXIP aim to sustain momentum against rejuvenated KKR as teams eye playoff spot
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IPL 2020: Confident KXIP aim to sustain momentum against rejuvenated KKR as teams eye playoff spot

KXIP are placed fifth on the points table having won five games from 11 outings, while KKR are a notch better, occupying the fourth spot with 12 points.

IPL 2020 Points Table, Orange Cap and Purple Cap Latest Table Today: RR stun MI in 8-wicket win, CSK eliminated
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IPL 2020 Points Table, Orange Cap and Purple Cap Latest Table Today: RR stun MI in 8-wicket win, CSK eliminated

Check out the latest IPL 2020 points table, Orange Cap standings and the Purple Cap standings.

IPL 2020: Dubai to host  final on 10 November, Women's T20 Challenge to be held in Sharjah
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IPL 2020: Dubai to host final on 10 November, Women's T20 Challenge to be held in Sharjah

The Qualifier 1, to be contested between the top two teams in the league standings, is scheduled for 5 November while the final will be held on 10 November.

IPL 2020: Struggling Chennai Super Kings pull off comprehensive eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore
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IPL 2020: Struggling Chennai Super Kings pull off comprehensive eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore

Young Ruturaj Gaikwad (65 not out off 51 balls) showed his potential with a maiden fifty but skipper Dhoni wouldn't be wrong in thinking that it came too late in the day when the 'Yellow Brigade' is all but out of the play-off reckoning.

Cricket South Africa acting president Beresford Williams, five board members resign as deadline looms
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Cricket South Africa acting president Beresford Williams, five board members resign as deadline looms

Sunday’s resignations at CSA are likely to lead to the formation of an interim committee.

IPL 2020: Sachin Tendulkar praises Jofra Archer, explains RR pacer's dominance over David Warner
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IPL 2020: Sachin Tendulkar praises Jofra Archer, explains RR pacer's dominance over David Warner

Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Warner has managed only seven runs against Rajasthan Royals pace spearhead Archer in two matches, and Tendulkar called the England pacer "a joy to watch".

Former India skipper Kapil Dev discharged from hospital after successful angioplasty
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Former India skipper Kapil Dev discharged from hospital after successful angioplasty

"Mr Kapil Dev got discharged today afternoon. He's doing fine and can resume his regular daily activity soon. He'll be under regular follow-up consultation with Dr Atul Mathur," the hospital said in a statement.

India vs Australia: Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, coaching staff set to join squad in UAE ahead of tour Down Under
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India vs Australia: Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, coaching staff set to join squad in UAE ahead of tour Down Under

India will be travelling to Australia with a jumbo squad comprising 30 playing members across formats considering that the series will be played in a bio-bubble amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

IPL 2020: Chris Jordan, Arshdeep Singh mastermind late comeback against SRH as KXIP win fourth game in a row
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IPL 2020: Chris Jordan, Arshdeep Singh mastermind late comeback against SRH as KXIP win fourth game in a row

The win, their fourth on the trot, kept KXIP in the fray for play-offs as they jumped to fifth spot in the eight-team standings with 10 points from 11 games.

IPL 2020: Nitish Rana's fifty, Varun Chakravarthy's five-for guide KKR to dominant win over DC
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IPL 2020: Nitish Rana's fifty, Varun Chakravarthy's five-for guide KKR to dominant win over DC

Chasing a stiff target, Chakravarthy (5/20) and Pat Cummins (3/17) gave the Delhi Capitals batsmen a torrid time to restrict them to 135 for 9 in 20 overs.

U-19 World Cup winner Tanmay Srivastava announces retirement from all forms of cricket aged 30
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U-19 World Cup winner Tanmay Srivastava announces retirement from all forms of cricket aged 30

30-year-old left-hander Srivastava took to social media to make the announcement but did not specify his new plans.

Pakistan vs Zimbabwe: PCB shifts T20Is from Lahore to Rawalpindi citing poor air quality
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Pakistan vs Zimbabwe: PCB shifts T20Is from Lahore to Rawalpindi citing poor air quality

The three T20Is, which were earlier scheduled at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, will now be held at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on 7, 8 and 10 November.