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IPL 2022: Shreyas Iyer-led KKR look to consolidate position as Royal Challengers Bangalore eye first win
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IPL 2022: Shreyas Iyer-led KKR look to consolidate position as Royal Challengers Bangalore eye first win

Seeking to consolidate their position after a winning start, Kolkata Knight Riders will have their task cut out as they take on a determined Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL match on Wednesday.

IPL 2022: Never-say-die spirit helps PBKS chase down an improbable 205 against RCB
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IPL 2022: Never-say-die spirit helps PBKS chase down an improbable 205 against RCB

Odean Smith and Shahrukh Khan helped PBKS seal the deal for Punjab Kings by delivering brilliantly with a combined 49 in 28 balls in the death overs.

Happy Birthday Mohammed Siraj: Some stellar performances of India's young pace sensation
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Happy Birthday Mohammed Siraj: Some stellar performances of India's young pace sensation

The right-arm pacer caught eyeballs during the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) auctions when Sunrisers Hyderabad bought Siraj for Rs 2.6 crore from his base price of 20 lakh.

India vs Sri Lanka: Will Jayant Yadav make way for Mohammed Siraj or Axar Patel in playing XI for Bengaluru Test?
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India vs Sri Lanka: Will Jayant Yadav make way for Mohammed Siraj or Axar Patel in playing XI for Bengaluru Test?

Coach Rahul Dravid and skipper Rohit Sharma are firm believers in continuity but it will be interesting to see their plans for the playing XI for the Day/Night game starting Saturday in Bengaluru.

India vs Sri Lanka: Shreyas Iyer slams another match-winning fifty as Men in Blue complete 3-0 sweep
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India vs Sri Lanka: Shreyas Iyer slams another match-winning fifty as Men in Blue complete 3-0 sweep

Chasing a target of 147, it was like a walk in the park for Shreyas, who smashed 73 not out off 45 balls to complete the chase in 16.5 overs after Avesh Khan and Mohammed Siraj enjoyed a brilliant run in the powerplay overs.

India vs Sri Lanka: Who will bat at No 3? How to slot in Jadeja? Hosts face selection dilemma ahead of T20I series
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India vs Sri Lanka: Who will bat at No 3? How to slot in Jadeja? Hosts face selection dilemma ahead of T20I series

Despite a few seniors being rested and some injuries, India face a number of selection headaches. Here's a look at the selection conundrums India face ahead of the Sri Lanka series.

Chance for newbies, inexperienced players to impress as Rohit and Co face tougher Windies challenge in T20Is
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Chance for newbies, inexperienced players to impress as Rohit and Co face tougher Windies challenge in T20Is

With some senior players rested and injuries hitting the Indian team, it's a chance for the relative new-comers to impress and stake a claim for T20 World Cup. And it will in turn also help India build towards plugging the holes and keeping the back-ups ready.

India vs West Indies: Shreyas Iyer, seamers set up 96-run victory as Men in Blue sweep ODI series 3-0
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India vs West Indies: Shreyas Iyer, seamers set up 96-run victory as Men in Blue sweep ODI series 3-0

Prasidh Krishna and Mohammed Siraj grabbed three wickets each after Shreyas Iyer produced a fluent 80 as India bowled West Indies out for 169 after setting them 266 to win.

Mohammed Siraj says he was asked to quit cricket and drive auto after 2019 IPL
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Mohammed Siraj says he was asked to quit cricket and drive auto after 2019 IPL

Siraj said he was asked to "quit cricket and drive auto" with his father after a poor 2019 IPL season, making him think that his career in the league was over before MS Dhoni's counsel came to his rescue.

'You'll always be my captain': Mohammed Siraj pays tribute to ex-captain Virat Kohli
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'You'll always be my captain': Mohammed Siraj pays tribute to ex-captain Virat Kohli

Fast-rising India pacer Siraj considers Kohli his "superhero" and says the batting ace will always remain his skipper despite his captaincy tenure ending in all formats of the game.

Down underdogs review: This docu-series is an incurious retelling of Indian cricket team's extraordinary comeback
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Down underdogs review: This docu-series is an incurious retelling of Indian cricket team's extraordinary comeback

Down Underdogs barely goes beyond the news cycle of India-Australia Test series 2020-2021, and is a rushed vanity project about one of India’s greatest victories ever

India vs South Africa: 'Big Bull' Dean Elgar anchors Proteas to seven-wicket win in Johannesburg to level Test series 1-1
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India vs South Africa: 'Big Bull' Dean Elgar anchors Proteas to seven-wicket win in Johannesburg to level Test series 1-1

Chasing a target of 240, skipper Elgar, who was prepared to look ugly and forgettable in terms of aesthetics that one generally associates with southpaws, carried his bat through with an unbeaten 96 to set up an exciting final Test at the Newlands in Cape Town starting on 11 January.

India vs South Africa: Pacers sizzle as Virat Kohli-led side breach Fortress Centurion to end 2021 on high
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India vs South Africa: Pacers sizzle as Virat Kohli-led side breach Fortress Centurion to end 2021 on high

The 2021 started with India breaching the Fortress Gabba Down Under and it couldn't have been a better end as they have now brought down Supersport Park which has been a Proteas' citadel for the longest time.

Watch: Mohammed Siraj does a Cristiano Ronaldo celebration after dismissing Rassie van der Dussen
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Watch: Mohammed Siraj does a Cristiano Ronaldo celebration after dismissing Rassie van der Dussen

Mohammed Siraj celebrated Rassie van der Dussen's wicket with Cristiano Ronaldo's famous 'Siu' celebration.

India vs South Africa: From Shreyas Iyer to Mohammed Siraj, India players to watch out for in Tests
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India vs South Africa: From Shreyas Iyer to Mohammed Siraj, India players to watch out for in Tests

Here are five Indian players who could be a threat to South Africa in the Test series.

India vs New Zealand: The rise of the two Patels, Mayank and Siraj's Mumbai heroics and other takeaways
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India vs New Zealand: The rise of the two Patels, Mayank and Siraj's Mumbai heroics and other takeaways

The two-match Test series between India and New Zealand ended 1-0 in favour of the home team after their dominant 372-run victory in the second game in Mumbai

India vs New Zealand: Delivery that got Ross Taylor out 'dream' ball for any bowler, says Mohammed Siraj
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India vs New Zealand: Delivery that got Ross Taylor out 'dream' ball for any bowler, says Mohammed Siraj

Siraj played a key role in New Zealand getting bowled out for 62 in their first innings as he got three top order wickets in quick succession in his opening spell on the second day of the second Test.

IPL 2021: Glenn Maxwell's all-round performance, Harshal Patel's hat-trick power RCB to 54-run win over MI
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IPL 2021: Glenn Maxwell's all-round performance, Harshal Patel's hat-trick power RCB to 54-run win over MI

Maxwell (56 off 37 balls and 2/23) produced one of his better efforts in the IPL while Harshal (4/17 in 3.1 overs), the current Purple Cap holder, removed Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard and Rahul Chahar off successive deliveries to defend a target of 165 without breaking much sweat.

IPL 2021: Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets to retake top spot in standings
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IPL 2021: Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets to retake top spot in standings

RCB skipper Virat Kohli (53) and young Devdutt Padikkal (70) struck brisk half-centuries in an impressive 111-run stand but CSK pulled the strings to restrict them to 156 for six after electing to bowl.

'Tough' Indian pace unit's variety makes it nearly impossible to get used to them, says Dawid Malan
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'Tough' Indian pace unit's variety makes it nearly impossible to get used to them, says Dawid Malan

The India pacers were better than their English counterparts in the recent intensely-fought Test series and the visitors were leading 2-1 before the fifth match was called off following multiple COVID-19 cases in the Indian camp.