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India in England 2018: Pant, Kuldeep picked for first three England Tests, Rohit dropped

Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant and left-arm legspinning-sensation Kuldeep Yadav have been picked in India’s 18-man squad for the first three Tests. While Kuldeep was part of India’s squad for the Afghanistan Test in June, this was a maiden Test call-up for Pant, who has followed up a smashing IPL with important innings for the India A side in England. The squad was named for the first three Tests. The selectors didn’t consider Rohit Sharma‘s two limited-overs international centuries enough to hand him a Test comeback as the India A captain Karun Nair continued to…

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IPL 2017 Match No 56: RCB end disappointing season with consolation win

Royal Challengers Bangalore 161 for 6 (Kohli 58, Gayle 48, Cummins 2-21) beat Delhi Daredevils 151 (Pant 45, Harshal 3-43, Avesh 1-23) by 10 runs Scorecard and ball-by-ball details They might have had heady highs and lowly lows in between but Delhi Daredevils ended their season as they began it: let down by their mercurial batsmen after the bowlers kept Royal Challengers Bangalore down to a middling total. In their first fixture, Daredevils failed to chase down 158; here they came short going after 162. On both occasions, Rishabh Pant…

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IPL 2017 Match No 18: Pandey, Yusuf give KKR top position after tense chase

Kolkata Knight Riders 169 for 6 (Pandey 69*, Yusuf 59, Zaheer 2-28) beat Delhi Daredevils 168 for 7 (Samson 39, Pant 38, Coulter-Nile 3-22) by 4 wickets Scorecard and ball-by-ball details Kolkata Knight Riders displayed the batting depth that has made them one of the most consistent sides in the IPL, pulling off the highest successful IPL chase for a side losing three wickets in the first three overs. Yusuf Pathan and Manish Pandey rescued them from 21 for 3 with the first century fourth-wicket partnership in the IPL for…

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Match No 5: Royal Challengers defend 157 despite Pant’s belligerence

Royal Challengers Bangalore 157 for 8 (Jadhav 69, Morris 3-21) beat Delhi Daredevils 142 for 9 (Pant 57) by 15 runs Scorecard and ball-by-ball details IPL 2017 witnessed its second thriller in five games. Royal Challengers defending a meagre 157, by the M Chinnaswamy Stadium’s standards, caught Delhi Daredevils by the throat and strangled the life out of Delhi Daredevils’ chase to register a 15-run victory, their first win of the tournament. Daredevils needed 21 off the final two overs with Rishabh Pant, in tremendous hitting form, and Amit Mishra…

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