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IPL Auction: Windfall for uncapped players

Karun Nair

For a player who’s played just 21 IPL games, Delhi boy Pawan Negi’s life will never be the same again.

IPL bonanza for Shane Watson and Pawan Negi

Shane Watson

Unlike auctions in the past, the IPL-9 didn’t reach feverish levels on Saturday.

Stage set for IPL-9 auction thriller

Yuvraj Singh

Eight seasons ago when the T20 carnival that revolutionised cricket — IPL — was launched, it broke not just a few myths but also punctured the naysayers along the way.

Momentum still with us: Virat Kohli

Rival captains Virat Kohli and Hashim Amla pose other after Day Five of the second Test was abandoned. (Photo: R. Samuel)

It was unbelievably laughable. The only time the sun shone during the four days of non-action in the second Test was about an hour after the players had left the M. Chinnaswamy stadium, for good.

Nought from AB’s ton?


With poor weather conditions snatching away any potential excitement, it remains to be seen whether ABD’s milestone game ends being a mere footnote in the history of the sport. — Asian Age

New field marshals

Team India players have fun playing football on another rain-hit day in Bengaluru. (Photo: PTI)

In the past, the good old saying catches win matches was restricted to a few select sides.

India find opening act

India's Murali Vijay, left, and Shikhar Dhawan smile as they leave the ground at the end of the first day. (Photo: PTI)

The opening conundrum has always been a sticky issue for teams: a good start means a job half done.

Ind vs SA: Spin ghosts haunt South Africa again

R. Ashwin celebrates the fall of Faf du Plessis with team mates. (Photo: R. SAMUEL)

The ghosts of Mohali came back to haunt the South Africans as the time-tested Indian spin trick hit pay dirt.

South Africa look to hit back

SA captain Hashim Amla willd be eager to turn fortunes around in Bengaluru.

Whatever may happen in the world in general and the city in particular, the Chinnaswamy stadium is at peace, currently.

Experience of domestic cricket helped me: Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara

Some five rainy seasons ago, when Cheteshwar Pujara made his Test debut, against the Australians at the M.

Air power is the most capital-intensive means of war. A modern fighter jet now could cost several hundred crores and the prices seem to be rising exponentially.

I returned to India in August 1946 after serving in Burma and Indonesia during the Second World War.