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CSK win Champions League
Chennai Super Kings cricket squad celebrate after their victory over the Warriors during the Final of the Champions League Twenty20 League match between Chennai Super Kings and Warriors at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.

Domestic players will play a crucial role, says Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir
Delhi Daredevils captain Gautam Gambhir feels domestic players will play a major role in the Champions League Twenty20, beginning on Thursday.

Duminy's brilliance dump Bangalore in CL opener

J P Duminy
J P Duminy dazzled with the bat with a blistering unbeaten 99 to guide Cape Cobras to a five-wicket victory Royal Challengers Bangalore in the high-scoring opening Group C match of the inaugural Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament in Bangalore.
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Sport, skill and the lure of money

Pradeep Magazine
The performance of teams in the Champions League just goes to show that a collection of outstanding talent stitched together by the lure of money is no guarantee against losing, writes Pradeep Magazine.

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Money over integrity, the sign of our times

Pradeep Magazine
Greed breeds venality and in an atmosphere where money, no matter by what means it is made, is the only password for fame and success, why should we expect sportsmen to remain above board? Pradeep Magazine writes.

I have been living a dream: Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar
In an exclusive chat with Amol Karhadkar, Sachin Tendulkar spoke at length about an impending feat — surpassing Steve Waugh's record of 168 Test appearances.

Interview Harbhajan Singh
We back ourselves to do well

Harbhajan Singh
Harbhajan Singh was at his quirky best as the Mumbai Indians got ready to take on the Highveld Lions in the inaugural contest of the CLT20 on Friday.
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Who to play for? CLT20 rule unclear

Jacques Kallis
For several players in the Champions League, there's a serious dilemma. Take senior pro Jacques Kallis, who could play for the Warriors, his state team in South Africa who have nurtured him all these years - or the Royal Challengers Bangalore, who pay top dollar for his services. Just how is this choice made? Subhash Rajta reports.

CLT20 chance to impress IPL teams: int'l players

With the Indian Premier League IV auction set for November, the upcoming Champions League Twenty20 comes as a big platform for players to impress upon the IPL teams and earn a fat contract with one of the 10 franchises, feel international cricketers.

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