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  • Smith, Warner back in Aus fold

    Steve Smith and David Warner completed their remarkable comeback from the ball-tampering scandal that rocked cricket when they were on Monday selected in defending champion Australia's World Cup squad.

  • Karthik picked, Pant left out

    Dinesh Karthik pipped young Rishabh Pant to the second wicketkeeper's spot in India's World Cup squad on Monday and all-rounder Vijay Shankar also made the cut.

  • MI punish hapless RCB

    Mumbai Indians eased to a five-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore, courtesy of a late unbeaten 37-run cameo from Hardik Pandya, in an Indian Premier League match in Mumbai yesterday.

  • India pick Karthik over Pant in World Cup squad

    India Monday named a tried and tested squad for the World Cup led by Virat Kohli with selectors going for experience in all the slots with no certain candidate.

  • Smith, Warner return for Australia's World Cup defence

    The return of Steve Smith and David Warner to Australia's squad for the Cricket World Cup came as little surprise on Monday but selectors still managed to cause a stir by omitting strike bowler Josh Hazlewood and in-form batsman Peter Handscomb.

  • RR, RCB post easy wins

    Jos Butler laid the platform with 89 as Rajasthan Royals powered to a four-wicket victory over Mumbai Indians while Kohli (67) and de Villiers (59 not out) led Bangalore to an easy eight-wicket win against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League encounter yesterday.

  • 'Archer makes any team better'

    Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler were all praise for Jofra Archer, their team-mate at Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League and

  • 'No bowler in the world can stop him'

    There is not a bowler in the world that can stop Shikhar Dhawan when the opener is in determined mood and the left-hander will be

  • No Gayle, Russell for tri-series

    West Indies have named a 14-man squad without the likes of Andre Russell, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer and Alzarri Joseph for the tri-

  • Shakib bats for Dhoni

    Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan could relate to Mahendra Singh Dhoni's recent outburst at the umpire during an Indian