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Why Dhoni should continue playing IPL a decade more

Why Dhoni should continue playing IPL a decade more

It is 2032. 30-year-old cricketer P K Das has just had a Neuralink surgery where an Artificial Intelligence chip was implanted and connected to his brain. He can now analyse tons of data and make decisions so fast, it feels like intuition. He is hired by the down-on-their luck Guwahati Jaguars IPL t...

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Umran Malik: Decoding the pace sensation's bowling action

Umran Malik: Decoding the pace sensation's bowling action

India have produced an array of fast bowlers, over the years, who have breached the 150kmph mark. For instance: Javagal Srinath (157 kmph) during the South Africa tour in 1996-97, Jasprit Bumrah (153.26) at Adelaide 2018, Mohammed Shami (153.2) at MCG 2014, Navdeep Saini (152.6) in the Indian Premie...

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Why Dhoni can expect justice only in the future, not present

Why Dhoni can expect justice only in the future, not present

Chennai Super Kings need 22 runs from 22 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Seems easy except CSK has retired warhorses batting: Suresh Raina and M S Dhoni. After two balls go for dots as Raina tries for singles in this September 24th match, Dhoni walks up and talks to Raina. The next two ba...

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Jason Holder, T20 World Cup reserve, makes a statement

Jason Holder, T20 World Cup reserve, makes a statement

Veteran West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder was not included in the 15-member national team squad for the 2021 T20 World, slated to get underway from October 17, in the United Arab Emirates and Oman. He was, however, named as a reserve alongside Akeal Hosein, Sheldon Cottrell and Darren Bravo.The W...

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IPL 2021: Best chance for Virat Kohli to leave captaincy on a high

IPL 2021: Best chance for Virat Kohli to leave captaincy on a high

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat Rajasthan Royals (RR) by seven wickets at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday to put one foot into the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 playoffs. This might also be the best chance for Virat Kohli to lead his side to their maiden IPL triumph ap...

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IPL 2021 'perfect platform' to resolve issues ahead of T20 World Cup

IPL 2021 'perfect platform' to resolve issues ahead of T20 World Cup

MS Dhoni 'guiding' his team to victory, Virat Kohli 'winning' crucial matches as captain, Rohit Sharma 'scoring' effortlessly and Ravindra Jadeja almost 'playing' the role of a finisher were some of the delightful sights on display at the double-header Sunday in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021....

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SRH downfall: Unbeaten century stands to failing to chase paltry target

SRH downfall: Unbeaten century stands to failing to chase paltry target

SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) are likely to finish with a wooden spoon in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 and are virtually out of race to the playoffs, after failing to chase down a paltry target of 126 runs against Punjab Kings (PBKS) in Sharjah on Saturday. In a do-or-die contest, the Hyder...

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Venkatesh Iyer: From rejecting Deloitte offer to knight's shining armour

Venkatesh Iyer: From rejecting Deloitte offer to knight's shining armour

Its two-in-two for Venkatesh Iyer, Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) shining armour, who could have been watching the IPL 2021 match against Mumbai Indians (MI) on Thursday from the headquarters of premier accounting firm Deloitte in Bangalore but decided to give up the offer in 2018 to chase his cricket...

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Shreyas Iyer boost for Delhi Capitals

Shreyas Iyer boost for Delhi Capitals

Shreyas Iyer shuffled across the stumps and hit the ball through mid-wicket for a couple to get off the mark in Delhi Capital's (DC) moderate chase of 135 runs against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 contest on Wednesday. It was the first-time, Iyer got his bat...

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Rohit Sharma vs Virat Kohli: Rift or rumours?

Rohit Sharma vs Virat Kohli: Rift or rumours?

As if speculation over the future of Virat Kohli’s captaincy and his alleged rift with touted successor Rohit Sharma were not already at a high point, the former’s social media announcement on Thursday evening that he would be stepping down as captain of the T20 International side sent fans and medi...

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