IPL auction 2018: Full list of players sold and unsold

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January 27, 2018

IPL auction 2018: The wait is over and IPL auction 2018 players list is finally out. This year a total of 1122 players had registered for the IPL auction 2018 out of which 578 were selected to go under the hammer on Bengaluru during January 27 and 28. This year, a total of 16 players were placed on the marquee list with a base price of Rs 2 crore. Among the…

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WATCH:CSK release video of MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja signing new contracts

January 5, 2018

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is back to flaunt the yellow color in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018. Ahead of the mega auctions for IPL 2018, the Player Retention event has already become the cynosure of the cricketing spectrum, as well as the social media. Making a comeback into the coveted tournament, Chennai Super Kings has already hogged the limelight after the franchise retained Chennai’s time served trio: MSD, Suresh Raina,…

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Income tax exemption limit on medical reimbursement not enough, needs to be hiked

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December 19, 2017

The current limit of medical reimbursement is outdated and unrealistic, and in no way representative of the expenses actually incurred by us on medical treatment. With the advancement in the fields of technology and medicine, it is almost possible to cure any kind of diseases that may come due to stretched working hours, job stress, environmental factors and other genetic issues. Most of us spend substantial part of our salaries…

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IPL 2018: Disclose 13 names allegedly involved in IPL spot-fixing, Anurag Thakur to SC

November 23, 2017

Thakur said in an interview that the Indian cricket board should have been more strict in penalising the cricketers who were found guilty Former BCCI President Anurag Thakur has made a big revelation in the context of 2013 Indian Premier League spot-fixing. Thakur stated that there were 13 names allegedly involved in this illegal activity and all of them should be disclosed. All the names were submitted to the apex…

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Junior Hockey World Cup: Blaze of India’s young guns

December 20, 2016

Putting to practise lessons taught by coaches, junior world hockey champions stunned fancied teams with sheer pace, grit Has anyone, in recent times, seen Indian hockey players dominate a match with sheer pace? This question was asked by those who watched Indian colts outpace Belhium, considered Europe’s most improved country in the sport in the Junior Owrld Cup hockey final. The first 20 minutes of title clash witnessed some of…

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R Ashwin, Murali Vijay in Tamil Nadu Ranji team

December 19, 2016

For the quarterfinals against Karnataka to be held at Vizag from September 23. Chennai: Tamil Nadu Cricket Association president N. Srinivasan said India mainstays R. Ashwin and M. Vijay would be part of the Tamil Nadu Ranji team for the quarterfinals against Karnataka to be held at Vizag from September 23. Ashwin was scheduled to travel to Dubai for the inauguration of a private academy, but the off-spinner has cancelled…

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India hold nerve to enter Jr World Cup final after 15 years

December 17, 2016

India came from a goal down to pip Australia 4-2 via shootout in a thrilling contest and enter men’s Junior Hockey World Cup final. Lucknow: Favourites India came from a goal down to pip Australia 4-2 via shootout in a thrilling contest and enter the final of the men’s Junior Hockey World Cup after a hiatus of 15 years in front of a packed Major Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium here…

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Sindhu loses second match at BWF World Super Series Final

December 16, 2016

World No 2 Carolina Marin of Spain also figures in her same group and Sindhu will have task cut out when she faces the Spaniard on Friday. Dubai: Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu lost her second Group B match at the prestigious BWF World Super Series Final going down to Sun Yu of China in straight games here, on Thursday. Sindhu, who recently clinched the China Super Series Premier…

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Master of 3 formats, Virat Kohli nears a peak

December 15, 2016

Not even Sachin Tendulkar could climb the triple peak of Tests-ODIs-T20 because his tryst with the shortest format was all too brief. The computerised ranking system refuses to acknowledge yet what we believe. Virat Kohli should be the number one Test batsman in the world at the moment, except that the algorithms do not seem to agree.  What we know beyond the rankings is Kohli is currently the master batsman…

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PV Sindhu wins Most Improved Player award

December 14, 2016

Lee Chong Wei won the Male Player of the Year Award. Japan’s Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi won the Female Player of the Year award. Dubai: Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu won Badminton World Federation (BWF) Most Improved Player of the Year award at the Players’ Reception and Gala Dinner in Dubai on Monday. Sindhu, who lost to Carolina Marin in the finals of the womens’ singles in the summer games,…

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Junior Hockey WC: India beat SA 2-1 to enter quarters

December 13, 2016

India started as favourites and the hosts lived up to their billing at least in the opening 20 minutes of the game. Lucknow: Favourites India maintained their unbeaten run in the tournament and eked out a fighting 2-1 win over a spirited South Africa in their final Pool D match to book a place in the quarterfinals of the men’s Junior Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Astroturf stadium,…

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How Sachin Tendulkar put Virat Kohli on path to glory

December 12, 2016

‘The best advice was not to read or look up things that were being said about me. That was the best advice I got’. Mumbai: Virat Kohli revealed Monday that sage advice from India great Sachin Tendulkar after a disastrous tour of England two years ago helped turn him into world cricket’s top batsman. Kohli flopped during India’s 3-1 series defeat in England in the summer of 2014, making a…

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