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Rashid's birthday special destroys Bangladesh

He followed his unbeaten 57 off 32 balls with two wickets and became Afghanistan's top wicket-taker on his 20th birthday

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Agarkar: Rashid proves he's much more than a slogger

Ajit Agarkar believes opposition bowlers need to be on top of their game against Rashid Khan because of his growing prowess with the bat


Nafees: Bangladesh missed their usual death bowlers


Agarkar: It almost felt like Bangladesh didn't turn up

Ajit Agarkar says if he were a Bangladesh fan, he would have felt let down


Agarkar: Rashid Khan can do no wrong

Ajit Agarkar and Shahriar Nafees analyse Afghanistan's Asia Cup game against Bangladesh in Abu Dhabi


Afghanistan vs Bangladesh: Match Day pre-game show

Ajit Agarkar and Shariar Nafees build up to the inconsequential match between Afghanistan and Bangladesh in the Asia Cup


What's a good first innings score in the UAE?

With no big scores so far in the Asia Cup, Ajit Agarkar explains why a total in the range of 250 can always be competitive


Nafees: Bangladesh ready to win a big tournament

Bangladesh batsman Shahriar Nafees believes that after consistently impressing on the big stage, Bangladesh are on the verge of emerging champions in a multi-team contest


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Schedule issues

Are the teams getting enough rest at the Asia Cup?


Political tensions add to Afghanistan-Pakistan rivalry

Afghanistan and Pakistan's relationship has far less to do with cricket than it ideally should

How big a threat to Pakistan are Afghanistan?

Ajit Agarkar and Shahriar Nafees preview the Super Four match between Pakistan and Afghanistan


Player workload

Who plays the most cricket?

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Who travelled how much: from Grace to Gayle

Presenting the astronomical Chris Gayle and the mile-eating monsters

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India news

Injury-hit India await Bangladesh on the rebound

Who will Rohit Sharma replace Hardik Pandya with - Ravindra Jadeja or Deepak Chahar?

Agarkar: India should pick a third seamer in place of Pandya

The Match Day team look ahead to India's Super Four clash with Bangladesh


How a Dhoni masterstroke changed Jadhav's career

Jadhav has kept things simple with the ball and left the fear of injury behind to become a prime candidate for India's No. 6 spot at the World Cup

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Jharkhand's Shahbaz Nadeem bags 8 for 10 to break all-time List-A record

Credits success against Rajasthan to the time spent with the India ODI team in UAE as a practice bowler last week


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India v Pakistan

Bhuvneshwar, Bumrah and Jadhav thrash Pakistan

After bowling out Pakistan cheaply, India's top order made short work of the chase with a half-century from Rohit Sharma

Bhuvneshwar finds rhythm, Bumrah redemption

India's first-choice pacers worked in tandem as one stifled the openers and the other reaped tangible rewards by dislodging them early

'It's not good enough' - Arthur unhappy Pakistan didn't stick to plans

The Pakistan coach feels his batsmen did not stick to their roles, and his bowlers abandoned good plans too quickly against India

If I try to become a bowler, I'll lose my touch - Kedar Jadhav

After a match-winning spell against Pakistan, the Indian allrounder said he's done well because he doesn't turn his arm over too much in practice


Manjrekar: Jadhav's bowling helping him secure middle-order spot

The Match Day team says Kedar Jadhav is a very clever bowler who knows how to execute his bowling plans


Manjrekar: Pakistan batsmen punished for 'T20 shots'

Sanjay Manjrekar says Pakistan's openers paid the price for their impatient approach


We were soft, and batted outside our roles - Mickey Arthur

The Pakistan coach was disappointed with the choices his batsmen made, and credited India's bowling attack for a good show


Match Day, post-game show: India v Pakistan

Ajit Agarkar, Sanjay Manjrekar and Saqlain Mushtaq on the group A India v Pakistan game


Manjrekar: Pakistan can't blame their bowlers

Sanjay Manjrekar says the blame for Pakistan's defeat to India lies solely with their poor batting performance


Match Day mid-show: India v Pakistan

Pakistan vs India, 5th match, Asia Cup 201


Match Day pre-game show: India v Pakistan

The Match-Day team explains why chasing would be better for India as the two sides face each other for the first time since the Champions Trophy final in 2017


Is Amir's lack of wickets a cause for concern?

Mohammad Amir's lack of wickets since his return to international cricket are not a true reflection of his performance


Manjrekar: India has to move away from Karthik in ODIs

Sanjay Manjrekar tells the Match Day team why he thinks it's time for India to find a replacement for Dinesh Karthik in ODIs


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