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India vs Bangladesh: Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja turn rivals for top spot in ICC rankings
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India vs Bangladesh: Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja turn rivals for top spot in ICC rankings

India's star spinner Ravichandran Ashwin would be feeling the heat from his team-mate Ravindra Jadeja as the two spinners take on Bangladesh in a one-off Test in Hyderabad

India vs Bangladesh: Ravichandran Ashwin says visitors 'can't be taken lightly'
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India vs Bangladesh: Ravichandran Ashwin says visitors 'can't be taken lightly'

India's premier spin bowler Ravichandran Ashwin feels the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Uppal gives him a chance to be "more imaginative" with his deliveries.

India vs West Indies: Bowling department firing as a unit is a healthy sign for visitors
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India vs West Indies: Bowling department firing as a unit is a healthy sign for visitors

With the bowling team functioning as a proper unit, with the batting department doing its job, there is little stopping the Indians from becoming the No 1 team again.

Pitch, pace, playing XI: What went wrong for Dhoni's Pune Supergiants
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Pitch, pace, playing XI: What went wrong for Dhoni's Pune Supergiants

Gujarat Lions coasted to their second consecutive victory, and claimed the bragging rights in the first clash of the newbies in this year’s IPL.

Nothing against R Ashwin: Dhoni wanted to ease M Ashwin's nerves in IPL opener against Mumbai
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Nothing against R Ashwin: Dhoni wanted to ease M Ashwin's nerves in IPL opener against Mumbai

Dhoni's under-utilisation of the offie in the WT20 semi-final against the West Indies on 31 March and on Saturday in the IPL fuelled speculations that differences have cropped up between the two players

Callous no-balls, dew and complacency: 3 reasons why India lost to West Indies in World T20 semis
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Callous no-balls, dew and complacency: 3 reasons why India lost to West Indies in World T20 semis

How does a team prepare for playing in conditions where the overwhelming presence of dew is a debilitating factor? That is the question that the brains of Indian cricket will have to grapple with really hard if they do not wish their bowling unit to be mercilessly clobbered like it was on Sunday.

ICC World T20, 2nd semi-final: Kohli-Gayle contest epicentre of India-West Indies super showdown
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ICC World T20, 2nd semi-final: Kohli-Gayle contest epicentre of India-West Indies super showdown

On a serious note, getting rid of Kohli will be the core mantra of the ‘Calypso Boys’, and the able West Indian attack will be training every gun in that effort.

World T20: West Indies will play positive cricket against 'favourites' India, says Chris Gayle
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World T20: West Indies will play positive cricket against 'favourites' India, says Chris Gayle

Swashbuckling West Indies opener Chris Gayle on Tuesday conceded that India would start as favourites in the World T20 semifinal showdown in Mumbai on Thursday as the home side have "many match-winners" but warned that the Caribbeans would also be plotting for an upset win.

World T20: Legends see shades of Tendulkar in Virat Kohli, team-mates hail great innings
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World T20: Legends see shades of Tendulkar in Virat Kohli, team-mates hail great innings

rom Sachin Tendulkar to Brian Lara, greats of the game were united in their admiration for Virat Kohli, calling him "unbelievable" and "special" for single-handedly guiding India to the ICC World Twenty 20 semi- finals.

ICC World Twenty20: India-Pakistan rivalry even bigger than the Ashes, says Ashwin
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ICC World Twenty20: India-Pakistan rivalry even bigger than the Ashes, says Ashwin

The enormity of the Indo-Pak rivalry is not lost on R Ashwin, who considers it bigger than the Ashes but the Indian off-spinner also feels that players will have to keep their emotions in check during tomorrow's high-voltage World Twenty 20 clash in Kolkata on Saturday.

Ashwin is the number one spinner in the world: Kumble backs India to lift ICC WT20 title
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Ashwin is the number one spinner in the world: Kumble backs India to lift ICC WT20 title

Former ace leg spinner Anil Kumble today expressed hope that India would win the ICC World Twenty 20 Championship.

India vs Sri Lanka takeaways: Dhoni is Captain Cool once again; Dhawan, Bumrah big gains ahead of World T20
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India vs Sri Lanka takeaways: Dhoni is Captain Cool once again; Dhawan, Bumrah big gains ahead of World T20

India captain Dhoni’s ploy of taking pace away from the Sri Lankan top order batsmen was a masterstroke. He also had a lovely spin bowler in Ravi Ashwin to implement the theory

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

Australia batsmen might be making merry but Aaron Finch credits bowlers for win at Gabba
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Australia batsmen might be making merry but Aaron Finch credits bowlers for win at Gabba

Australia might have made batting look the easiest thing in the world with two 300-plus chases against India but opener Aaron Finch on Friday complimented his inexperienced bowlers

MS Dhoni doesn't know who to turn to: Ayaz Memon analyses India-Australia Brisbane ODI
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MS Dhoni doesn't know who to turn to: Ayaz Memon analyses India-Australia Brisbane ODI

Veteran cricket journalist Ayaz Memon, or Cricketwallah as he is known, analyses the Brisbane ODI between India and Australia in an exclusive chat with Firstpost.

Rohit ton in vain again as Australia chase down 309 against listless India
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Rohit ton in vain again as Australia chase down 309 against listless India

Rohit Sharma's second successive century was once again overshadowed by Australia's collective batting might as the hosts continued their dominance over Indian bowlers to notch up a seven-wicket victory in the second cricket one-dayer and take a 2-0 series lead in Brisbane on Friday.

India vs Australia: Jadeja set to make limited overs comeback; Shami, Vijay, Ishant in fray too
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India vs Australia: Jadeja set to make limited overs comeback; Shami, Vijay, Ishant in fray too

Back in form with an impressive performance against South Africa in the recently-concluded Test series, Ravindra Jadeja is likely to make a comeback when the national selectors meet in New Delhi on Saturday to pick the Indian squad for the upcoming limited-overs series in Australia.

Will compete against Dhoni in IPL with full sportsman spirit: Raina
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Will compete against Dhoni in IPL with full sportsman spirit: Raina

They were inseparable during their eight seasons for the Chennai Super Kings but Suresh Raina will now be plotting Mahendra Singh Dhoni's downfall when Team Rajkot will face Team Pune in the 9th edition of IPL.