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India lose ODI series: 5 big reasons for defeat

From poor team selection to the absence of regular openers, the odds were stacked against India in the ODI cricket series against New Zealand

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Bumrah, raring to go, tweets image of broken middle stump

Jasprit Bumrah, Indian bowling terror for batsmen in rival teams, has been sitting out since the series against South Africa due to injury

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Bumrah yorkers, Rahul’s ton take India to semifinals

Mohammed Shaifuddin’s 51 not out off 39 balls did raise slim hopes of a victory before Bumrah (4/55), with his toe-crushers, dashed Bangladesh’s optimism

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Jasprit Bumrah: Dhoni bhai did right by taking time in ‘top-rated’ knock

The scoring rate of Dhoni has been a topic of debate in the ongoing showpiece because on Thursday, the skipper scored 56 off 61 balls

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India, beating West Indies by 125 runs, on cusp of semi-finals

With 11 points, India are now almost through and another win in their next three games will seal their position among the top four teams

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Clarke: Warner will prove a challenge for Bumrah

Michael Clarke: There is nothing that Bumrah doesn’t have, but he will face quite a challenge from David Warner

 

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Bumrah was the Indian hero: Afghanistan captain Gulbadin

Rahmat Shah agreed. ‘Those two wickets by Bumrah changed the game completely. Those were good deliveries. We didn’t gift our wickets. It was Bumrah, who got them,’ he said.

 

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Shankar Basu: My biggest achievement is a fit Shami

Basu: Shami is probably the first example in this Indian team who has started the concept of intermittent fasting

 

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Confident India face ‘chokers’ South Africa on Wednesday

The confidence of South Africa will be at its lowest following back-to-back defeats against England and Bangladesh

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India beat Australia by 8 runs, register 500th win in ODIs

Stoney top-scored with 52 runs for Australia that got bundled out for 242 runs; earlier, India captain Kohli had scored a patient 116