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IPL 2020: MS Dhoni, Glenn Maxwell, Andre Russell and other players who failed to fire this season
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IPL 2020: MS Dhoni, Glenn Maxwell, Andre Russell and other players who failed to fire this season

From MS Dhoni, Glenn Maxwell to Dale Steyn, here are 10 players who simply failed to impress in the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League.

Pakistan vs Zimbabwe: Wahab Riaz gets warning for breaching COVID-19 regulations by using saliva on ball during first T20I
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Pakistan vs Zimbabwe: Wahab Riaz gets warning for breaching COVID-19 regulations by using saliva on ball during first T20I

The incident took place in the 11th over when Wahab started his over in the Zimbabwe innings and umpires Aleem Dar and Asia Yaqoob spotted the indiscretion and asked Wahab to leave the ball on the ground.

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: 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: Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals look to avoid slip-up in bid to keep slim playoff hopes alive
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IPL 2020: Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals look to avoid slip-up in bid to keep slim playoff hopes alive

The two struggling teams have six points from nine games, but the defending champions are placed above on the net run rate.

IPL 2020: AB de Villiers' ability to consistently maintain intensity and execute power-hitting makes him special
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IPL 2020: AB de Villiers' ability to consistently maintain intensity and execute power-hitting makes him special

For a normal person or even for many international batsmen, it is common to see the batsman’s hands get in front of his head while trying to hit the ball hard. But de Villiers has mastered the art of controlling his tempo.

IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals' death bowling masterclass trumps Rajasthan Royals by 13 runs
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IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals' death bowling masterclass trumps Rajasthan Royals by 13 runs

Anrich Nortje (2/33) was breathtakingly fast in the mid-150 kmph with toe-crushing yorkers while Kagiso Rabada's (1/28) international experience proved to be pure gold, leaving rookie Tushar Deshpande (2/37) to defend 21 runs in his debut IPL game, which he did with ease.

IPL 2020: Wicket slowed, could have taken more time to adjust, says Robin Uthappa after Rajasthan's loss to KKR
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IPL 2020: Wicket slowed, could have taken more time to adjust, says Robin Uthappa after Rajasthan's loss to KKR

"Towards the end, the wicket (pitch) was getting a little tired (slow), so stopping a little bit. So yeah, in hindsight, we definitely felt maybe we would have taken a little bit more time to get adjusted and then taken the attack to the bowlers," Uthappa said.

IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals batsman Robin Uthappa spotted applying saliva on ball during KKR game
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IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals batsman Robin Uthappa spotted applying saliva on ball during KKR game

The incident happened right after Uthappa dropped a Sunil Narine skier in the fifth ball of the third over on Wednesday. He was seen applying saliva after collecting the ball at the mid-on region and the video of it has since gone viral on social media.

IPL 2020: Rahul Tewatia steals the show as Rajasthan Royals record highest-ever successful run-chase in IPL history
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IPL 2020: Rahul Tewatia steals the show as Rajasthan Royals record highest-ever successful run-chase in IPL history

Chasing a stiff 224 for a win, the Royals needed 51 runs from the last three overs and it seemed the fate of the match was already sealed but Tewatia turned the match on its head in a dramatic fashion, taking 30 runs from Sheldon Cottrell in the 18th over.

Orange Cap holders in the history of IPL: List of batsmen finishing as highest run-scorers in a season
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Orange Cap holders in the history of IPL: List of batsmen finishing as highest run-scorers in a season

The 13th edition of the IPL is just around the corner as we look back at orange cap holders in the history of the tournament so far.

Venkatesh Prasad reveals why India used Virender Sehwag and Robin Uthappa in bowl-out against Pakistan at 2007 World T20
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Venkatesh Prasad reveals why India used Virender Sehwag and Robin Uthappa in bowl-out against Pakistan at 2007 World T20

"I had to back my instinct and make a decision. The slower bowlers are more in control of their bodies and delivery. They had a straight-arm action," Prasad said.

Former India seamer Dodda Ganesh opens up on mental battles as a youngster who couldn't return to the Indian team
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Former India seamer Dodda Ganesh opens up on mental battles as a youngster who couldn't return to the Indian team

Former Karnataka Ranji team seamer Dodda Ganesh shared his mental battle after not finding a place in the Indian team despite 'ticking all the boxes in domestic cricket'.

'I was thinking how I would survive this day': Robin Uthappa speaks about his battle with depression and suicidal thoughts
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'I was thinking how I would survive this day': Robin Uthappa speaks about his battle with depression and suicidal thoughts

Uthappa spoke about the phase of his life when cricket was perhaps the only thing that kept him from “jumping off a balcony”.

Indian cricketers in foreign leagues? Here's how BCCI can be more player-friendly while protecting its own interests
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Indian cricketers in foreign leagues? Here's how BCCI can be more player-friendly while protecting its own interests

The growing clamour demanding more freedom for players show that it is time for BCCI to show some flexibility.

Robin Uthappa recalls MS Dhoni's gameplan against Pakistan in 2007 T20 World Cup
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Robin Uthappa recalls MS Dhoni's gameplan against Pakistan in 2007 T20 World Cup

Uthappa, who was part of that title-winning team, spoke about the match during a conversation with New Zealand spinner Ish Sodhi on a Rajasthan Royals podcast.

Overhauling batting technique at 25 took away aggression from my game, says Robin Uthappa
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Overhauling batting technique at 25 took away aggression from my game, says Robin Uthappa

Uthappa, who is 34 now, last played for India in 2015 in Zimbabwe but is best known for his explosive batting during a run-chase against England at the Oval, followed by brisk starts during the historic World T20 triumph in 2007.

My Favourite Match: The 2007 T20 World Cup final that saved the year from becoming a total failure
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My Favourite Match: The 2007 T20 World Cup final that saved the year from becoming a total failure

The victory in the final against Pakistan gave India their maiden T20 World Cup and me, a reason to talk about something good in that otherwise forgettable 2007.

Ravichandran Ashwin recalls IPL reality check with Chennai Super Kings, says learnt harsh lessons in 2010
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Ravichandran Ashwin recalls IPL reality check with Chennai Super Kings, says learnt harsh lessons in 2010

R Ashwin spoke about how the 2010 IPL with the Chennai Super Kings affected him, the challenges of bowling in hostile conditions of Australia and England, and why spin twin Ravindra Jadeja is a 'natural athlete'.

Robin Uthappa eyeing India comeback in T20Is, feels he still has another 'World Cup left' in him
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Robin Uthappa eyeing India comeback in T20Is, feels he still has another 'World Cup left' in him

Robin Uthappa, who was a member of the 2007 ODI World Cup team and the inaugural T20I World Cup-winning squad, last played for the national team in July 2015 during a tour of Zimbabwe.