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South Africa v Sri Lanka

1st T20I, Cape Town

SA need 135 to win series opener

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IPL 2019

Chennai to host IPL final on May 12

On Tuesday, the BCCI released the schedule for the second half of the IPL - till May 5 - but left out the knockout phase

Kohli 'very lucky' to remain RCB captain - Gambhir

The two-time IPL-winning captain feels the India captain isn't shrewd or tactically smart enough to lead in the T20 league

Ponting and Ganguly on Delhi's chances to win IPL

A balanced squad is giving the newly re-branded franchise a lot of hope

2:26

Manjrekar: Unsure of KKR's playoff chances

Sanjay Manjrekar, Brad Hodge and Raunak Kapoor discuss Kolkata Knight Riders' strengths and weaknesses.

7:16

Do Mumbai Indians have the most balanced squad?

Sanjay Manjrekar and Brad Hodge discuss the side's strengths and weaknesses, and whether Malinga and Yuvraj will get a game this season

10:24

MS Dhoni: Chennai's favourite son?

Having been written off last season, MS Dhoni and his team will be keen to keep defying age and expectations

2:04

Are RCB over-reliant on Kohli and de Viliers?

Brad Hodge and Sanjay Manjrekar weigh in, besides sharing their dissimilar stances on RCB's chances of qualifying for the playoffs

8:30

Will KXIP be able to punch above their weight?

Ajit Agarkar and Brad Hodge discuss the franchise's chances, best XI and X-factor

9:40

A new season dawns

IPL 2019

'I will surely be opening in all the games' - Rohit Sharma

Rohit had batted mostly at Nos. 3, 4 and 5 last season for a combined 12 innings out of 14 and managed only 286 runs in all, his poorest tally in an IPL season

With core still in place, KKR well placed for top four

The team might not be too badly affected by the World Cup exodus, giving them more stability than some of their competitors

Finishing off close matches will be key for Mumbai Indians

They know how to win, but another slow start might leave Rohit Sharma's team with too much to do at the end

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Will Shastri stay?

BCCI likely to advertise for India coach position

The contracts of Ravi Shastri and his coaching staff, who were appointed in July 2017, will expire after the World Cup

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'I have a master's degree in cricket' - Quinton de Kock

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World Cup build-up

Ganguly, Ponting back Pant as India's No. 4 at World Cup

"You can't see Rishabh Pant failing at the top level," says the former India captain

Ponting sees room for Khawaja in World Cup XI

The returning David Warner should open, and Steven Smith can move down to No. 4 or No. 5, says former Australia captain

'Workload management should be left to the players' - Ganguly

Ricky Ponting, meanwhile, understands how boards might want to be careful about not overloading their best players

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England batsman raring to go

Buttler embraces the 'chaos' as IPL return looms

England batsman confident positive mindset can pay dividends at World Cup too

England v Australia

Innovation for the Ashes?

England, Australia could adopt shirt names and numbers for Ashes

Edgbaston Test could be the first to feature innovation after 142 years of rivalry

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