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A total of 216 players went under the hammer on day one, but only 70 were sold with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the top-earner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. Chennai Super Kings, who have already retained five players, brought eight players on Wednesday. Ashish Nehra was picked up by CSK for a base price of 2 crores. Chennai apart from Nehra also have picked up Faf Du Plessis, Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum and Mohit Sharma in their ranks. The Super Kings are the most successful team in the IPL having won the title twice in succession (2010 and 2011) and reached the play-offs every season. Here is the list:

Tiwary, Shaw tons go in vain as MP thrash Bengal to enter Ranji Trophy semis

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Tiwary, Shaw tons go in vain as MP thrash Bengal to enter Ranji Trophy semis

Mumbai: Skipper Manoj Tiwary and lower order batsman Pankaj Shaw cracked individual hundreds but could not save Bengal from suffering a huge 355-run defeat against Madhya Pradesh in the five-day Ranji...


ICC bans Pakistani leg-spinner Yasir Shah for three months after doping violation

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ICC bans Pakistani leg-spinner Yasir Shah for three months after doping violation

Dubai, United Arab Emirates:Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been banned for three months after pleading guilty for a failed dope test last year, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said Sunday...

Mithali Raj guides India to consolation win over Australia in final ODI

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Mithali Raj guides India to consolation win over Australia in final ODI

Hobart: Skipper Mithali Raj led from the front with an 89-run knock to save the Indian women's cricket team from a whitewash by guiding it to a comfortable five- wicket in the third and final ODI agai...

BCCI to convene SGM before responding to SC over Lodha Panel recommendations

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BCCI to convene SGM before responding to SC over Lodha Panel recommendations

Mumbai:Cornered by the Supreme Court'slatest missive to "fall in line" with the recommendations of the Justice R M Lodha Committee, the BCCI on Sundaydecided to convene a Special General Mee...

India's number one ranking on the line in T20 series against Sri Lanka

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India's number one ranking on the line in T20 series against Sri Lanka

Dubai: India need to win the upcoming Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka to retain their number one position in the ICC T20I Championship table.India, who had vaulted seven places to first after sweepi...

IPL SWOT analysis part 1: Here's how Delhi, Punjab, Pune and Rajkot stack up after auction

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IPL SWOT analysis part 1: Here's how Delhi, Punjab, Pune and Rajkot stack up after auction

DELHI TO BANK ON GENNEXTThe mini auction, as it was termed, provided Delhi Daredevils a great opportunity to take the bull by the horns and revamp their team for the 2016 IPL season. The team had fare...

Netherlands look to rekindle World T20 love affair in India

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Netherlands look to rekindle World T20 love affair in India

Amsterdam, Netherlands:The Netherlands on Saturday named a 15-man squad for the 2016 World Twenty20 in India, looking to rekindle the triumphs of 2009 and 2014 when they shocked England.Key to their h...