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From net bowler to frontline quick – the Prasidh Krishna story

From net bowler to frontline quick – the Prasidh Krishna story
Prasidh Krishna was 19-years-old when he got a taste of top-level cricket for the first time. He opened the bowling for Karnataka against Bangladesh A in 2015 and took a five-for, including the wickets of batsmen who had already played Test matches. It was also the last time Prasidh bowled with the red ball for…

The CSK phenomenon

The CSK phenomenon
Even before the women's IPL exhibition match had ended and with about two-and-a-half hours left for the first qualifier to start, numerous fans were thronging at a stall near the staircase of the Sachin Tendulkar Stand at Wankhede Stadium. The stall was not giving away free merchandise, it wasn't selling water or ice-cream on a…

Which team holds the record for the highest innings total in...

Which team holds the record for the highest innings total in their inaugural Test?
Quiz And who are the only two Indians to have featured in Zimbabwe's and Bangladesh's inaugural Tests? Brydon Coverdale | May 23, 2018 Brydon Coverdale is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo. @brydoncoverdale © ESPN Sports Media Ltd.   Quiz And which former cricketer is doing commentary at the Winter Olympics? Quiz And who was the…

Qualifier 1 (N), Indian Premier League at Mumbai, May 22 2018...

Qualifier 1 (N), Indian Premier League at Mumbai, May 22 2018 | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo
Chennai Super Kings (du Plessis 67*, Raina 22, Rashid 2-11) beat Sunrisers Hyderabad (Brathwaite 43*, Bravo 2-25) by two wickets play4:03 Swann: Williamson could've saved Rashid for the deathAjit Agarkar and Graeme Swann break down what Sunrisers Hyderabad could've done to keep Chennai Super Kings' challenge at bay Faf du Plessis, playing only his fifth…

The Sunil Narine journey, from pinch-hitter to allrounder

The Sunil Narine journey, from pinch-hitter to allrounder
In Kolkata Knight Riders' final league game of the season, a crucial fixture against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Sunil Narine was their most valuable player. According to ESPNcricinfo's Smart Stats, he saved KKR 11 runs with his bowling, and his innings was worth 16 more than the 29 he made. It's the kind of contribution that franchises…

Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq are ‘big match’ players – Mickey...

Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq are ‘big match’ players – Mickey Arthur
Azhar Ali does not have runs on this tour but is Pakistan's best-performing Test batsman in the last two years. Asad Shafiq has runs on the tour but is among Pakistan's poorer performing Test specialists. Mickey Arthur is not worried about either of them. Half the point of the latter end of the MisYou era…

Apple’s 7-nanometer A12 processors for 2018 iPhones reportedly start production

Apple’s 7-nanometer A12 processors for 2018 iPhones reportedly start production
Apple supplier TSMC has started mass production on the processors for this year's lineup of new iPhones, according to Bloomberg. The chip, which is expected to be called the A12, could be the first to use a 7-nanometer process in a commercial device, something the technology industry has been working toward for years. 7nm technology…

Nintendo starts selling cheaper Switch bundle without dock in Japan

Nintendo starts selling cheaper Switch bundle without dock in Japan
Nintendo is now selling a cheaper Switch package in Japan that doesn't include the TV dock. The “Switch 2nd Unit Set” is ostensibly aimed at households that already have a Switch hooked up to the family TV and therefore don't need a second dock, but it could also be an option for players who only…

Disney’s Star Wars expansion land will open at Disneyland next summer

Disney’s Star Wars expansion land will open at Disneyland next summer
Anticipation has been high for the Star Wars-themed expansion lands being built at Disneyland and Disney World, but it hasn’t been clear when fans will actually be able to venture into the new parks. Today that got a little clearer, with Disney officially announcing the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will be opening at Disneyland in…

Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before European Parliament yields an empty spectacle

Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before European Parliament yields an empty spectacle
Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before European Parliament today was designed to give members a chance to ask Facebook’s CEO about pressing matters involving data privacy, terrorist content, disinformation, and monopoly power, among other issues. Over the course of an hour, Zuckerberg did face sharp inquiries about each of those subjects. But the format of the hearing…

We are very interested in joining Exercise Malabar: Julie Bishop

We are very interested in joining Exercise Malabar: Julie Bishop
  As Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop was the lead player in the development of the Australian Foreign Policy White Paper. Released in 2017, it sets out a course for Australia to navigate a world in which the international order is being reshaped and power balances altered with the rise of China. It regards…

A ceasefire will work only if Pakistan joins it: Farooq Abdullah

A ceasefire will work only if Pakistan joins it: Farooq Abdullah
Days after the government announced a ‘cease-ops’ plan during Ramzan, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah, who had called for a unilateral ceasefire, says the government’s peace initiative will be incomplete without a ceasefire on the LoC with Pakistan. In an interview, he called on the Hurriyat to join the effort. Do you…