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Is there more to Cairns’ tale of misfortune than meets the eye?

The matter also relates to the libel case against former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi

Champions League is a learning curve: Mohammad Hafeez

Mohammad Hafeez

Lahore Lions skipper Mohammad Hafeez has described their tour of India for the Champions League Twenty20 as a great learning curve for the players and Pakistan cricket.

Knights face Cape Cobras

Northern Knights’ Bradley-John Watling effects a run-out during their qualifying match against Lahore Lions.

Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a star-studded Mumbai Indians in the qualifiers, will come face to face with one of the favourites to lift the title, South Africa’s Cape Cobra

Gilchrist gets another chance to keep to Warne

Australian cricket legends Shane Warne, Adam Gilchrist and Ricky Ponting are set to team up once again. Photo: AFP/ File

Australian cricket legends Shane Warne, Adam Gilchrist and Ricky Ponting are set to team up once again for an exhibition cricket match in December.

Jonathan Trott ready for England return

Trott dramatically quit the Ashes tour last year citing stress-related illness.

England batsman Jonathan Trott said Tuesday he was ready for an international recall.

George Bailey-led Kings XI Punjab look to tame Hobart Hurricanes

All eyes will be on Kings XI Punjab opener Virender Sehwag.

After their best-ever show in the IPL-7, Kings XI Punjab will look to continue their aggressive brand of cricket when they start their campaign against Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match of the Cham

Asian Games: Minor nations pad up for T20 cricket, South Korea to make debut

Defending champions Bangladesh have Shakib Al Hasan who is making a comeback after a disciplinary ban. Photo: AFP/ File

Cricket's minor nations get a rare chance to shine on the big stage when the Asian Games Twenty20 competition opens on Saturday in the absence of powerhouses India and Pakistan.

Kings XI Punjab face Caribbean test after a solid start in CLT20

IPL 7 finalists KXIP take on Barbados Tridents on Saturday. Photo: BCCI

After launching their campaign on a winning note, IPL finalists Kings XI Punjab will look to dish out another dominating performance when they face the formidable Barbados Tridents in a Group B match

CLT20 KXIP vs HH: Kings XI Punjab win battle of CLT20 debutants

Kings XI Punjab spinner Akshar Patel (right) and Glenn Maxwell celebrate a Hobart Hurricanes’ dimissal during their CLT20 — BCCI

Punjab bowlers put up an impressive show

The kindest thing that can be said of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s indifferent performance in the series of byelections since the general election last May is that they are a pointer to the significant role played by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in ensuring the decisive Lok Sabha outcome.

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