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BCCI conducts two Level 2 coaching courses for India and domestic cricketers for first time
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BCCI conducts two Level 2 coaching courses for India and domestic cricketers for first time

The other attendees included former India players Hrishikesh Kanitkar, Abhinav Mukund, Ramesh Powar, former selector Sarandeep Singh, Wasim Jaffer and Vinay Kumar.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Puducherry secures lone quarter-final berth from Plate Group; Manipur pacer claims hat-trick against Nagaland
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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Puducherry secures lone quarter-final berth from Plate Group; Manipur pacer claims hat-trick against Nagaland

Puducherry qualify for the knockout stage of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Manipur pacer Bishworjit Konthoujam claimed a hat-trick on way to a career-best seven for 54 but his brilliant effort went in vain as Nagaland bowlers held their nerves to defend 240.

India vs South Africa: By not playing their best bowlers, Proteas didn't stick to strengths, spurned shot at drawing Vizag Test
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India vs South Africa: By not playing their best bowlers, Proteas didn't stick to strengths, spurned shot at drawing Vizag Test

With Lungi Ngidi and Anrich Nortje available for selection, South Africa would have been served better by picking one of the two pacers (probably the former, for his experience) who could have exploited the inconsistent bounce and pace of the Vizag pitch to restrict India.

Ranji Trophy 2018-19: It's not Cheteshwar Pujara’s fault that BCCI does not have enough quality umpires
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Ranji Trophy 2018-19: It's not Cheteshwar Pujara’s fault that BCCI does not have enough quality umpires

The standard of umpiring in Indian domestic cricket has been poor for many seasons now. The most popular quote that captures the state of affairs possibly came from Parthiv Patel. Wrongly given out during Gujarat’s Irani Cup clash against Rest of India in 2017-18, the stump microphone caught him saying, “Umpiring karte kyon ho? – why do you even umpire?”

Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Cheteshwar Pujara, Sheldon Jackson put Saurashtra on brink of reaching final
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Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Cheteshwar Pujara, Sheldon Jackson put Saurashtra on brink of reaching final

Cheteshwar Pujara hit his 49th first class hundred and shared an unconquered 201-run fourth-wicket stand with Sheldon Jackson (90) to help his side end the fourth day at 224 for three, just 55 runs away from the victory.

Ranji Trophy 2018-19: All eyes on Cheteshwar Pujara and Mayank Agarwal in Saurashtra vs Karnataka semi-final
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Ranji Trophy 2018-19: All eyes on Cheteshwar Pujara and Mayank Agarwal in Saurashtra vs Karnataka semi-final

All eyes will be on prolific India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara and Mayank Agarwal in opposite sides when domestic powerhouses Saurashtra and Karnataka take on each other in the five-day Ranji Trophy semi-final.

Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Manish Pandey, Karun Nair hit fifties as Karnataka beat Rajasthan by six wickets to enter semi-finals
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Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Manish Pandey, Karun Nair hit fifties as Karnataka beat Rajasthan by six wickets to enter semi-finals

Manish Pandey (87) and Karun Nair (61) shared an unbeaten 129-run partnership for the fifth wicket in just 24.5 overs on the fourth and final day to help Karnataka chase down a tricky 184-run victory target.

'Yogi Adityanath has not kept promises': RLD fights for survival in Kairana bypolls as combined Opposition takes on BJP
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'Yogi Adityanath has not kept promises': RLD fights for survival in Kairana bypolls as combined Opposition takes on BJP

For the RLD, it is a battle for survival. The need to regain their support among Jat voters who deserted them en masse in 2014.

Kairana bypolls: Shamli traders threaten to boycott by-election if authorities don't agree to construct a bypass
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Kairana bypolls: Shamli traders threaten to boycott by-election if authorities don't agree to construct a bypass

Delayed payments by sugarcane mills, simmering communal tension and consolidation of the Opposition vote may be the bigger themes in the Kairana Lok Sabha by-election.

IPL 2018: From Dwayne Bravo's heroics to MS Dhoni's blinder, thrillers involving Chennai Super Kings this season
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IPL 2018: From Dwayne Bravo's heroics to MS Dhoni's blinder, thrillers involving Chennai Super Kings this season

Five out of Chennai Super Kings' six matches have turned out to be thrillers. Here's a recap of the roller-coaster ride they've travelled.

IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Dinesh Karthik keeping an eye on U-19 quicks after Vinay Kumar's poor show
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IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Dinesh Karthik keeping an eye on U-19 quicks after Vinay Kumar's poor show

R Vinay Kumar has been the weakest link among KKR pacers. His lack of pace has hurt Karthik even more in the absence of an injured Mitchell Starc.

IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach Heath Streak hints at Mitchell Johnson's inclusion against Sunrisers Hyderabad
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IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach Heath Streak hints at Mitchell Johnson's inclusion against Sunrisers Hyderabad

According to Streak, veteran Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson has recovered from a niggle and may be included in their second match at home on 14 April.

IPL 2018: Sam Billings makes it a special homecoming for Chennai Super Kings amid burning off-field controversies
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IPL 2018: Sam Billings makes it a special homecoming for Chennai Super Kings amid burning off-field controversies

Billings’ innings was the exact antidote Chennai needed to counteract the Russell onslaught earlier. The most important facet of CSK’s innings was that they never let the asking rate escalate.

IPL 2018: Sam Billings stars in Chennai Super Kings' homecoming win over Kolkata Knight Riders
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IPL 2018: Sam Billings stars in Chennai Super Kings' homecoming win over Kolkata Knight Riders

Sam Billings played a little gem as Chennai Super Kings once again pulled off a thrilling chase beating Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets in an IPL encounter in Chennai on Tuesday.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Karnataka skipper Karun Nair feels the past year showed him both highs and lows
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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Karnataka skipper Karun Nair feels the past year showed him both highs and lows

Karun said, "The past one year has shown me everything. It took me to a high and then brought me down to earth"

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Shubman Gill's sensational ton helps Punjab clinch thriller against Karnataka
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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Shubman Gill's sensational ton helps Punjab clinch thriller against Karnataka

Under-19 World Cup star Shubman Gill hit eight fours and six sixers in his 122-ball innings and put on 125 runs for the second wicket with Mandeep Singh (64).

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Mayank Agarwal's century helps Karnataka hammer Baroda
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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Mayank Agarwal's century helps Karnataka hammer Baroda

Mayank Agarwal continued his good form, hammering a 90-ball 109 to star in Karnataka's 85-run (via VJD method) against Baroda in the Vijay Hazare Trophy Group 'A' league in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

Two bombs found in Bihar's Bodh Gaya amid tight security for Dalai Lama; forensic experts to investigate explosives
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Two bombs found in Bihar's Bodh Gaya amid tight security for Dalai Lama; forensic experts to investigate explosives

Two bombs were found from the Bodh Gaya pilgrimage centre near Gaya following a small explosion-like sound amid stringent security measures in view of the Dalai Lama's stay