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South Africa vs England: Dawid Malan's quickfire 55 sees visitors win second T20I by four wickets to seal series
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South Africa vs England: Dawid Malan's quickfire 55 sees visitors win second T20I by four wickets to seal series

The left-handed Malan made 55 off 40 balls to anchor a tricky chase. England reached a target of 147 with four wickets and one ball to spare.

South Africa vs England: Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes, Sam Curran rested for ODIs as visitors announce squads for tour
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South Africa vs England: Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes, Sam Curran rested for ODIs as visitors announce squads for tour

Archer, Stokes and Curran have all been in a new bubble while taking part in the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament, which is being staged in the United Arab Emirates on health grounds.

IPL 2020: The humane genius of Ben Stokes
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IPL 2020: The humane genius of Ben Stokes

In the last two years, Stokes has made pressure his personal toy. He has constructed moments of sporting history so architecturally sound that they form two of three man-made structures visible from outer space. His performances on the field, marked by “that” World Cup Final and “that” Headingley Test, have reclaimed the romance of international cricket.

IPL 2020: Do-or-die game for RR and KKR as teams battle to seal playoffs qualification
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IPL 2020: Do-or-die game for RR and KKR as teams battle to seal playoffs qualification

The best-case scenario for Rajasthan Royals would be Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad losing their respective last matches.

IPL 2020: We'll try to finish on winning note and hopefully sneak into fourth position, says KXIP captain KL Rahul
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IPL 2020: We'll try to finish on winning note and hopefully sneak into fourth position, says KXIP captain KL Rahul

Having suffered a seven-wicket defeat to Rajasthan Royals on Friday, KXIP are currently placed fourth in the standings followed closely by RR and Kolkata Knight Riders with equal numbers of wins and points.

IPL 2020: KXIP bowlers endure forgettable day as RR clinch victory to stay alive in race for playoffs
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IPL 2020: KXIP bowlers endure forgettable day as RR clinch victory to stay alive in race for playoffs

Check out photos from Match 50 of IPL 2020 between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals.

IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals' overseas quartet finally come to the party in crucial win over KXIP
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IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals' overseas quartet finally come to the party in crucial win over KXIP

The Royal quartet, in a must-win clash, against the most in-form team of the tournament (five wins in a row), and everyone turned up.

IPL 2020: Ben Stokes' all-round contribution helps RR beat KXIP, keep playoff hopes alive
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IPL 2020: Ben Stokes' all-round contribution helps RR beat KXIP, keep playoff hopes alive

Chasing 186 for a win, RR overhauled the target in 17.3 overs with Stokes top-scoring with a magnificent 26-ball 50.

IPL 2020: Ben Stokes says he’s never happy with his performances, always trying to evolve as a player
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IPL 2020: Ben Stokes says he’s never happy with his performances, always trying to evolve as a player

Ben Stokes revealed that he's never satisfied with where he is as a player, and that he's always evolving his game.

IPL 2020: Steve Smith's Rajasthan Royals take on rampaging Kings XI Punjab in must-win game
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IPL 2020: Steve Smith's Rajasthan Royals take on rampaging Kings XI Punjab in must-win game

Rajasthan Royals can’t afford to slip up, if they lose on Friday they will be out of the reckoning while a defeat for Kings XI Punjab will dent their chances for a top-four finish.

West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels criticised for racist, derogatory tirade at Ben Stokes
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West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels criticised for racist, derogatory tirade at Ben Stokes

Samuels made racial remarks and a derogatory comment about Stokes's wife in an Instagram post that former England captain Michael Vaughan called "appalling".

IPL 2020: Ruturaj Gaikwad shines in CSK's win over RCB; Stokes, Samson roar back to form as RR overcome MI
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IPL 2020: Ruturaj Gaikwad shines in CSK's win over RCB; Stokes, Samson roar back to form as RR overcome MI

Check out photos from Sunday's double-header as CSK and RR defeated RCB and MI respectively.

IPL 2020: Steve Smith says Rajasthan Royals bowlers need consistency and support Jofra Archer
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IPL 2020: Steve Smith says Rajasthan Royals bowlers need consistency and support Jofra Archer

Jofra Archer has been RR's standout bowler with 17 wickets from 12 matches in IPL 2020.

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: MI all-rounder Hardik Pandya says bowlers were left with 'not much options' after team's defeat to RR
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IPL 2020: MI all-rounder Hardik Pandya says bowlers were left with 'not much options' after team's defeat to RR

Hardik Pandya, who smashed seven sixes and two fours, said they had enough runs on board and gave credit to Stokes and Samson for successfully chasing down the score

IPL 2020: RR's Ben Stokes hopes century against MI brings happiness to his family during difficult time
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IPL 2020: RR's Ben Stokes hopes century against MI brings happiness to his family during difficult time

Stokes, who missed the early part of the tournament to be with his father in New Zealand, said he was relieved to finally come to the party after a sluggish start in the opening role.

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: Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson keep RR in playoff hunt with eight-wicket win over MI; CSK eliminated
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IPL 2020: Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson keep RR in playoff hunt with eight-wicket win over MI; CSK eliminated

The comprehensive win over defending champions MI not only kept RR alive in the tournament, but it also eliminated CSK from the competition.

IPL 2020: Jos Buttler's unbeaten 70 sees Rajasthan Royals clinch comfortable seven-wicket victory over Chennai Super Kings
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IPL 2020: Jos Buttler's unbeaten 70 sees Rajasthan Royals clinch comfortable seven-wicket victory over Chennai Super Kings

RR restricted the three-time champions CSK to a modest 125 for five after being invited to bowl and then overcame the target in 17.3 overs, thanks to a 98-run fourth wicket partnership between Buttler and skipper Steve Smith (26).

IPL 2020: RCB aim to correct strategy, bounce back as they take on erratic RR in Dubai
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IPL 2020: RCB aim to correct strategy, bounce back as they take on erratic RR in Dubai

After some inexplicable decisions in their eight-wicket loss to Kings XI Punjab, Royal Challengers Bangalore would aim for course correction when they take on an erratic Rajasthan Royals in their next IPL match.