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IPL 2020 Kings XI Punjab Preview: Captain-coach duo holds key as new-look team dreams encore
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IPL 2020 Kings XI Punjab Preview: Captain-coach duo holds key as new-look team dreams encore

Two playoffs appearances in 12 attempts, the last one being six years back, do not inspire much confidence in Kings XI Punjab, neither does their propensity to lose steam midway through the tournament with alarming regularity. Will IPL 2020 be any different?

IPL 2020: Will another revamp and KL Rahul-Anil Kumble partnership turn it around for KXIP?
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IPL 2020: Will another revamp and KL Rahul-Anil Kumble partnership turn it around for KXIP?

With the return of Glenn Maxwell in the middle order and having found death-bowling options in Sheldon Cottrell and Chris Jordan, the team seems to have its bases covered.

IPL 2020: Kings XI Punjab coach Anil Kumble confident of KL Rahul's ability to captain team
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IPL 2020: Kings XI Punjab coach Anil Kumble confident of KL Rahul's ability to captain team

KL Rahul has been a force to reckon with in the IPL for KXIP. In 2018 he scored 659 runs from 14 matches with an average of 54.91 while last year he scored 593 runs with an average of 53.9 that included a century and six fifties.

IPL 2020: Gautam Gambhir picks Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul as player to watch out for in upcoming season
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IPL 2020: Gautam Gambhir picks Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul as player to watch out for in upcoming season

Gambhir went on to add that since Rahul has got the captaincy this time around, everyone will have to see if he enjoys the stint because according to Gambhir, there has been a lot of promising players who have relished the positions while others "have been pulled down by the pressure of captaincy."

IPL 2020: Karun Nair's target for upcoming season — win games for KXIP and make most of opportunities
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IPL 2020: Karun Nair's target for upcoming season — win games for KXIP and make most of opportunities

KXIP batsman Karun Nair says his motto for the upcoming IPL 2020 is to focus on one game at a time and not to worry about other things.

England vs Pakistan: James Anderson raring to play 2021-22 Ashes as he joins '600 club'
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England vs Pakistan: James Anderson raring to play 2021-22 Ashes as he joins '600 club'

James Anderson will be nearly 40 when England begin their quest to regain the urn from their arch-rivals.

James Anderson becomes first fast bowler to claim 600 Test wickets; wishes pour in from cricketers
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James Anderson becomes first fast bowler to claim 600 Test wickets; wishes pour in from cricketers

The only bowlers with more Test wickets than the 38-year-old Anderson are a trio of retired spinners – Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan (800 Test wickets), Australia's Shane Warne (708) and India's Anil Kumble (619)

KL Rahul discusses forthcoming challenges as IPL captain, learnings during COVID-19 lockdown and more
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KL Rahul discusses forthcoming challenges as IPL captain, learnings during COVID-19 lockdown and more

KL Rahul said as a leader one has to be mindful that a lot of players will be rusty and nervous as they are restarting the game with a major tournament without a lot of action in recent months.

'Anguished by Chetan Chauhan's passing away'; PM Narendra Modi, cricketers remember former India opener
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'Anguished by Chetan Chauhan's passing away'; PM Narendra Modi, cricketers remember former India opener

Chetan Chauhan has passed away due to COVID-19. Cricketers, politicians and fans paid tribute to the former India opener.

Anil Kumble says he wanted to set example by not pulling out of controversy-hit tour of Australia in 2008
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Anil Kumble says he wanted to set example by not pulling out of controversy-hit tour of Australia in 2008

Anil Kumble says pulling out of the 2007-08 Australia Tour following the controversial Sydney Test could have been an "acceptable" option but his side continued the series to set an example by winning the remaining matches under trying circumstances.

England vs West Indies: James Anderson and I still have few overs left in us, says Stuart Broad
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England vs West Indies: James Anderson and I still have few overs left in us, says Stuart Broad

The 34-year-old Broad, who was dropped from the opening Test in Southampton, reached the milestone when he dismissed Kraigg Brathwaite on the fifth day of the deciding third Test against the West Indies here on Tuesday.

Anil Kumble feels stint as India head coach could’ve ended on better note, but says he has ‘no regrets’
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Anil Kumble feels stint as India head coach could’ve ended on better note, but says he has ‘no regrets’

Former skipper Anil Kumble does not regret his time as head coach of the Indian cricket team but says the ending of his tenure could have been better.

Firstpost Masterclass: Dip, drift and deception, L Sivaramakrishnan deconstructs the art of leg spin
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Firstpost Masterclass: Dip, drift and deception, L Sivaramakrishnan deconstructs the art of leg spin

L Sivaramakrishnan demystifies the allure that surrounds legspin, explain the biomechanics that goes behind delivering a perfect leg break, and explain the mental fortitude required to ace the craft.

Rahul Dravid turned down chance to be Team India head coach, reveals ex-CoA chief Vinod Rai
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Rahul Dravid turned down chance to be Team India head coach, reveals ex-CoA chief Vinod Rai

Dravid's name was in the fray for the head coach’s role as Anil Kumble had resigned in 2017 after his much-publicised differences with skipper Virat Kohli.

Modern-day bowlers are up against better batsmen, says former Sri Lanka cricketer Mahela Jayawardene
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Modern-day bowlers are up against better batsmen, says former Sri Lanka cricketer Mahela Jayawardene

At the peak of Jayawardene's career, international cricket was flooded with world-class bowlers, something many feel is not the case now.

Harbhajan Singh calls Anil Kumble as ‘greatest match-winner India has ever produced’
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Harbhajan Singh calls Anil Kumble as ‘greatest match-winner India has ever produced’

India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh recently named former leg-spinner Anil Kumble as the ‘greatest match-winner India has ever produced,’ while highlighting the importance of bowlers in the team.

Wasim Akram terms Pakistan's 1999 tour of India as his favourite, recalls receiving standing ovation from Chennai crowd
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Wasim Akram terms Pakistan's 1999 tour of India as his favourite, recalls receiving standing ovation from Chennai crowd

Former Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram has rated the 1999 tour of India is his favourite tour, saying that the pressure of playing and winning in India was special.

James Anderson learning new tricks to combat saliva ban ahead of West Indies' tour of England
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James Anderson learning new tricks to combat saliva ban ahead of West Indies' tour of England

Anderson has mastered the art of swing bowling, taking 584 wickets — more than any other paceman and behind only three spinners in Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne and Anil Kumble on the test list — in a 17-year international career

Smart wearables could be key to shining the ball in post COVID-19 cricket world
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Smart wearables could be key to shining the ball in post COVID-19 cricket world

With the onus being on shining the ball, smart-material cricket clothing is headed in another path-breaking direction.

VVS Laxman praises spin legend Anil Kumble, calls him ‘giant in every sense’
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VVS Laxman praises spin legend Anil Kumble, calls him ‘giant in every sense’

Laxman recalled the 2002 Test match between India and the West Indies in Antigua during which Kumble bowled with vigour despite a broken jaw.