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Monga: Rohit's injury, IPL v Tests, and a communication gap

A lot of unnecessary speculation would have been saved if the BCCI had been clearer

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Ishant, Rohit ruled out of first two Tests

Their chances of taking part in the third and fourth Tests also appear slim

From 1985 to 2019: The evolution of India's jerseys down under

A look at India's iconic jerseys during their visits to Australia, including two World Cups and a memorable tri-series.

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THE SMITH FACTOR

INDIA TOUR OF AUSTRALIA

India on notice: Smith 'finds his hands' again after disappointing IPL

Something clicked for him a couple of days ago in the nets

Smith: India will struggle to match Wagner's short-ball skill

He believes resorting to short bowling is "flattery" when other options have been exhausted

Tendulkar: Bowl fifth-stump line to Smith

He also expects the timing of declarations to be crucial in the day-night Test

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MESSI TO MAN CITY?

Messi signing for Man City a real prospect after Guardiola's new deal

Pep Guardiola's new deal not only commits him to Manchester City until 2023 but also puts the club firmly in pole position to sign Lionel Messi.

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UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

UCL matchday 4: PSG must beat Leipzig; will Bayern and Liverpool stay perfect?

Champions League matchday four sees PSG in trouble if they don't beat RB Leipzig, while some teams are hoping for an uptick in weekend form.

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Barca rest Messi for UCL clash to 'protect' him

Lionel Messi and Frenkie de Jong have been rested for Barcelona's Champions League squad for the midweek clash against Dynamo Kiev.

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