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'It is what it is' - Kohli on India's packed schedule

He is also 'sure' the travel and recovery time 'will be taken into consideration a lot more in the future'

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Kohli suggests KL Rahul will keep in T20Is too

'If he can keep that well, and perform well with the bat, then why not?' Kohli said before the first T20I in NZ

Chopra: How India should approach each venue for the T20Is

Auckland, Hamilton, Mount Manuganui and Wellington all pose different challenges

NZ V INDIA

T20I SERIES BUILD-UP

'Open to whatever helps team' - Williamson on captaincy shuffle

Kohli lends support to Williamson; lauds his ability to bring the team together

Firebird Hamish Bennett ready for his New Zealand rebirth

The 32-year-old quick has a better arsenal now, and that will be vital as he goes up against India's might

'Australia tour was a humbling experience' - Williamson

The New Zealand captain speaks to the media ahead of their T20I series against India

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Rahul is open to accepting any kind of role - Kohli

Kohli speaks about the options that have opened up thanks to KL Rahul keeping wickets

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New Zealand will have slight home advantage - Kohli

The India captain speaks to the media ahead of their first T20I game against NZ

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INDIA IN NEW ZEALAND 2019-20

LOOKING FORWARD

India's T20 World Cup ladder: Who will make the cut?

ESPNcricinfo's writers get together to categorise all the names in contention for the 15-man squad

T20 WORLD CUP

WOMEN'S CRICKET

'Focus is on handling pressure better' - Kaur

India captain unfazed by concerns over her form; confident of making a splash at the T20 World Cup

'Only focused on winning, rest will follow' - Smriti Mandhana

India's T20I vice-captain underlines the importance of upcoming tri-series in Australia

Lee-Ann Kirby ends 12-year break to join WI squad

Deandra Dottin is also back in Stafanie Taylor-led squad set to travel to Australia

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ENGLAND IN SA 2019-20

4TH TEST, JOHANNESBURG

England's quicks primed to hijack Philander's farewell

Jofra Archer poised for return after elbow problem with tourists hoping to take series 3-1

Series win would be 'proudest result' as captain - Root

Captain claims the sky's the limit for his young team, with Jofra Archer set to replace Mark Wood in their XI

Du Plessis calls for tunnel vision as SA stare down series defeat

Captain refuses to answer questions about his playing future ahead of must-win clash

VERNON PHILANDER

SWAN SONG

Philander a good thing we never fully appreciated while we still had him

Retiring allrounder is less bully and brute than you might think

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Deadly at home, phenomenal with the new ball

His sublime skills with the new ball ensure he will go down as one of the finest exponents of seam bowling

Quick out the blocks - how Philander made a flying start

For 15 Tests at the start of his career, he was one of the most prolific wicket-takers of all time

RANJI TROPHY 2019-20

INDIA DOMESTIC

'It's like a dream' - Sarfaraz changes the game for Mumbai

The youngster battled cramps, an injured hamstring and a fever to script a memorable innings

Ranji Blog - Sarfaraz hits triple, Delhi hunt down 347

Updates on all the action from the Ranji Trophy 2019-20

BRISBANE HEAT V SYDNEY SIXERS

BIG BASH LEAGUE

Bowlers, openers headline Sixers' clinical win

A hyped meeting between Smith and Labuschagne was reduced to sideshow status as Heat maintained their horrid run

Vince takes brilliant catch to dismiss Cutting

James Vince holds on to a great diving catch to dismiss Brisbane Heat's Ben Cutting after a controversial umpire review.

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Vince's flashy fifty fires Sixers to victory

James Vince hit nine boundaries to set Sydney Sixers on their way to victory vs. Brisbane Heat.

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