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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. Sunrisers Hyderabad tried their best to buy back the players from the pool who played for the team in last season. Hyderabad bought back Darren Sammy, Ishant Sharma and Amit Mishra, while the big catch was David Warner for 5.5 crore. Delhi Daredevils who are building their team from a scratch, bought the most number of players (13), followed by Sunrisers Hyderabad (11) and Kings XI Punjab (10), Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders (8 each), Royal Challengers Bangalore (9), Mumbai Indians (5).

Lacklustre India suffer 1-2 defeat to Pakistan at South Asian Games

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Lacklustre India suffer 1-2 defeat to Pakistan at South Asian Games

Guwahati: A lacklustre India suffered a 1-2 defeat at the hands of arch-rivals Pakistan in their much-anticipated group match of men's hockey event at the 12th South Asian Games here on Monday.Muhamma...


Lord's to host 2017 Women's World Cup final

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Lord's to host 2017 Women's World Cup final

London: The hallowed Lord's will host the final of the Women's Cricket World Cup in 2017, the ICC said today.Derbyshire, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, Somerset and Lord's in London will host the ma...

Archers, wrestlers shine as India continue golden run at South Asian Games

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Archers, wrestlers shine as India continue golden run at South Asian Games

Guwahati: India's might found no challenge in the 12th South Asian Games with the country's archers, wrestlers and weightlifters clinching a majority of gold medals to ensure a third successive day of...

DDCA row: As BCCI deadline expires, uncertainty over Kotla's status as World T20 host persists

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DDCA row: As BCCI deadline expires, uncertainty over Kotla's status as World T20 host persists

New Delhi: Fate of T20 World Cup matches expected to be held at Ferozshah Kotla grounds here hangs in balance, with the Delhi High Court awaiting the municipality's response on whether it can grant DD...

Stop giving step-motherly treatment to badminton doubles: Jwala Gutta

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Stop giving step-motherly treatment to badminton doubles: Jwala Gutta

Shillong: Star shuttler Jwala Gutta today once again asked the Badminton Association of India to stop the "step-motherly treatment" towards its doubles players, saying its high time the fede...

Hetmyer, Imlach fifties power West Indies past Pakistan into U-19 World Cup semi-final

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Hetmyer, Imlach fifties power West Indies past Pakistan into U-19 World Cup semi-final

Dhaka: Skipper Shimron Hetmyer and Tevin Imlach hit half-centuries as the West Indies beat Pakistan by five wickets to cruise into the semi-finals of the under-19 cricket World Cup here on Monday.Hetm...

PCB takes up bilateral India series cancellation issue with ICC

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PCB takes up bilateral India series cancellation issue with ICC

Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has taken up the issue of cancellation of bilateral series with India last December, as per an MOU signed between the two boards in 2014 to play six bilateral...