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IPL Auction 2021: Divided by legacy, united by lack of levers — What CSK and RCB need to do
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IPL Auction 2021: Divided by legacy, united by lack of levers — What CSK and RCB need to do

Neither RCB nor CSK can look too fondly upon IPL 2020 – and both need galvanising at the IPL 2021 Auction, on 18 February. Here's what both teams need from the auction.

IPL 2020: CSK can take Jalaj Saxena as replacement for Harbhajan Singh, says Deep Dasgupta
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IPL 2020: CSK can take Jalaj Saxena as replacement for Harbhajan Singh, says Deep Dasgupta

Former India wicket-keeper batsman Deep Dasgupta said CSK should opt for all-rounder Jalaj Saxena as a replacement for Harbhajan.

Former India leggie Laxman Sivaramakrishnan says it's about time India finds the next crop of young spinners
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Former India leggie Laxman Sivaramakrishnan says it's about time India finds the next crop of young spinners

Ravichandran Ashwin (365 wickets in 71 Tests) has been an impact bowler in home conditions but the current team management hasn't exactly put complete faith in Tamil Nadu tweaker's abilities in overseas conditions.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Jalaj Saxena spins Kerala to victory over Punjab with seven-wicket haul; Mumbai gain advantage over Tamil Nadu
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Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Jalaj Saxena spins Kerala to victory over Punjab with seven-wicket haul; Mumbai gain advantage over Tamil Nadu

Besides Saxena, left-arm orthodox bowlers Sijomon Joseph (2/37) and MD Nidheesh (1/18) were the other wicket takers as Kerala shot out Punjab for 124 in 46.1 overs in their second innings.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Harshal Patel gives Haryana upper hand over Maharashtra; Delhi face tough task against Kerala
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Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Harshal Patel gives Haryana upper hand over Maharashtra; Delhi face tough task against Kerala

Haryana seized the upper hand against Maharashtra on the third day of their Ranji Trophy Group C encounter on Wednesday, having reduced their opponents to 61 for five in the second innings.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 preview: Groups, format, players to watch out for and everything else you need to know about the domestic tournament
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Ranji Trophy 2019-20 preview: Groups, format, players to watch out for and everything else you need to know about the domestic tournament

The 86th edition of Ranji Trophy gets underway on Monday, 9 December. Holders Vidarbha, who have won the last two titles would be looking to make it three titles on a trot.

Deodhar Trophy 2019: Jalaj Saxena's seven-wicket haul, Mayank Agarwal and Shubman Gill's tons help India C beat India A, enter final
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Deodhar Trophy 2019: Jalaj Saxena's seven-wicket haul, Mayank Agarwal and Shubman Gill's tons help India C beat India A, enter final

India C skipper Gill (143 off 142) and Test opener Agarwal (120 off 111) shared a 226-run stand before a special knock from Suryakumar Yadav (72 not out off 29) propelled the team to 366 for three in 50 overs.

Deodhar Trophy 2019: Hanuma Vihari, Parthiv Patel and Shubman Gill named captains for their teams
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Deodhar Trophy 2019: Hanuma Vihari, Parthiv Patel and Shubman Gill named captains for their teams

The Deodhar Trophy will be played at Ranchi from 31 October to 4 November and played between India A, B and C

India vs South Africa: Rohit Sharma looks to make strong case for opener's slot in Test series with good performance in warm-up match
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India vs South Africa: Rohit Sharma looks to make strong case for opener's slot in Test series with good performance in warm-up match

With the national selection committee and the team management deciding to promote Rohit as an opener the next five Tests could be a make or break for him

India A vs South Africa A: Shubman Gill in focus after recent Test call-up as hosts aim for series sweep
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India A vs South Africa A: Shubman Gill in focus after recent Test call-up as hosts aim for series sweep

After pocketing the five-match unofficial ODI series 4-1, India 'A' continued their domination over South Africa A in the Test rubber by winning the first game by seven wickets.

India A vs South Africa A: Hosts inch closer to big victory in first unofficial Test despite rain-hit Day 3
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India A vs South Africa A: Hosts inch closer to big victory in first unofficial Test despite rain-hit Day 3

India captured four wickets to reduce South Africa 'A' to 179 for 9, who go into day four with a paltry lead of 40 runs in the second innings.

India A vs South Africa A: Shubman Gill narrowly misses out on ton as hosts tighten grip on first unofficial Test
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India A vs South Africa A: Shubman Gill narrowly misses out on ton as hosts tighten grip on first unofficial Test

After gaining a first innings lead of 139 by making 303 in 87.5 overs in reply to South Africa 'A' score of 164, the India's bowlers yet again produced an impressive performance at the Greenfield stadium to reduce the visitors at 125 for 5 at stumps.

Duleep Trophy 2019: India Blue concede 30-run lead to India Red despite Ankit Bawne's unbeaten 121
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Duleep Trophy 2019: India Blue concede 30-run lead to India Red despite Ankit Bawne's unbeaten 121

After bowling out India Blue for 255 in 83.2 overs, India Red (285 in 1st innings) extended the advantage by moving to 93 for 2 at stumps, a lead of 123 runs

Duleep Trophy 2019: Karun Nair's 92 helps India Red reach 163/2 on opening day of contest against India Blue
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Duleep Trophy 2019: Karun Nair's 92 helps India Red reach 163/2 on opening day of contest against India Blue

Sent in to bat at the Aluru Cricket Stadium, India 'Red suffered an early jolt as Bengal opener Abhimanyu Easwaran (0) was sent packing by Rajasthan left-arm paceman Aniket Choudhary, who trapped him leg-before with his third delivery.

India A vs England Lions: Visitors made to follow on after being bowled out for 140 on day two of second unofficial Test
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India A vs England Lions: Visitors made to follow on after being bowled out for 140 on day two of second unofficial Test

India A bundled out England Lions for 140 to take a 252-run first-innings lead and the upper hand in the second unofficial

India A vs England Lions: Focus on KL Rahul and pacers Avesh Khan, Varun Aaron in first unofficial Test
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India A vs England Lions: Focus on KL Rahul and pacers Avesh Khan, Varun Aaron in first unofficial Test

KL Rahul hasn't exactly set the stage on fire during the limited overs games having come back from an interim suspension for his sexist comments on a television chat show.

KL Rahul picked in India A squad for first unofficial Test against England Lions; Ankit Bawne named captain
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KL Rahul picked in India A squad for first unofficial Test against England Lions; Ankit Bawne named captain

The 14-member squad led by Maharashtra's Ankit Bawne also features Jharkhand fast bowler Varun Aaron, who last wore national colours way back in 2015 in a rain-marred Test match against South Africa in Bengaluru.

Ranji Trophy: Set in motion by Chandrakant Pandit, carried forward by Dav Whatmore, how Kerala made it to maiden semi-final
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Ranji Trophy: Set in motion by Chandrakant Pandit, carried forward by Dav Whatmore, how Kerala made it to maiden semi-final

Kerala had never made to the semi-final in the Ranji Trophy since their first-class debut in 1957-58. Here's the story of how they made history this season.

Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Kerala ride on Basil Thampi, Sandeep Warrier's fiery show with ball to seal first-ever semi-final spot
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Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Kerala ride on Basil Thampi, Sandeep Warrier's fiery show with ball to seal first-ever semi-final spot

Kerala stormed into the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy with a 113-run win over Gujarat on the third day of the quarter-final on Thursday.