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Laxmi Negi writes on sports. You can e-mail the author at laxmin@rediff.co.in

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Top Performer: Magnificent Pollard

Top Performer: Magnificent Pollard

Rediff.com2 May 2021

Needing 16 off the final over, Pollard hit Ngidi for two fours, a six off the fifth and two off the last delivery to seal victory. 16 runs came from the over as Pollard was unbeaten on a memorable 87 off 34 balls.

Turning Point: Faf drops Pollard

Turning Point: Faf drops Pollard

Rediff.com2 May 2021

Faf du Plessis dropped Pollard at long-on off the penultimate ball of the 18th over.

Top Performer: Rahul powers Punjab

Top Performer: Rahul powers Punjab

Rediff.com1 May 2021

Rahul has the knack of scoring big when playing against RCB, his former team.

Turning Point: Harpreet gets Kohli, Maxwell, AB

Turning Point: Harpreet gets Kohli, Maxwell, AB

Rediff.com1 May 2021

Harpreet got the wickets of Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and A B de Villiers to jolt RCB's run-chase.

'I am not thinking about the Olympics as the situation is so bad in our country'

'I am not thinking about the Olympics as the situation is so bad in our country'

Rediff.com29 Apr 2021

'When the Olympics were postponed last year there were talks of the virus situation improving, but we are going from bad to worst.'

Top Performer: Jadeja's all-round heroics

Top Performer: Jadeja's all-round heroics

Rediff.com26 Apr 2021

The match looked like a Jadeja vs RCB contest. What an all-round show!

Top Performer: Faf's blazing innings

Top Performer: Faf's blazing innings

Rediff.com22 Apr 2021

Faf du Plessis smashed an unbeaten 60-ball 95, lacked with 9 fours and four sixes.

Turning Point: Chahar's fiery spell

Turning Point: Chahar's fiery spell

Rediff.com22 Apr 2021

Deepak Chahar was once again terrific with the ball for CSK as he took 4 for 29 from his four overs.

Turning Point: Bumrah no-balls cost MI

Turning Point: Bumrah no-balls cost MI

Rediff.com21 Apr 2021

Bumrah floundered as he bowled two no-balls.

Top Performer: Mishra triggers Mumbai collapse

Top Performer: Mishra triggers Mumbai collapse

Rediff.com21 Apr 2021

Amit Mishra delighted with his loopy leg breaks and wrong 'uns on a sluggish Chepauk track and started MI's downfall

Top Performer: Shikhar Dhawan's blazing 92

Top Performer: Shikhar Dhawan's blazing 92

Rediff.com19 Apr 2021

He looks to be in the form of his life, as Punjab had no ammunition to outmanoeuvre him.

Turning Point: Stoinis smashes Shami

Turning Point: Stoinis smashes Shami

Rediff.com19 Apr 2021

Shami shocked everyone with a wayward over, giving away 20 runs as he conceded 53 runs in four overs.

Turning Point: Jadeja's direct-hit and diving catch

Turning Point: Jadeja's direct-hit and diving catch

Rediff.com17 Apr 2021

Awestruck by his fielding, former England skipper Michael Vaughan hailed Jadeja as 'India's greatest ever fielder'.

Top Performer: Chahar rips through Punjab

Top Performer: Chahar rips through Punjab

Rediff.com17 Apr 2021

He ended his spell with four wickets for 13 runs, bowling an incredible 18 dot balls, his best-ever IPL figures.

'I want to show the world that India has potential in skiing'

'I want to show the world that India has potential in skiing'

Rediff.com9 Feb 2021

'To represent one's country at the biggest stage is what drives us.' 'My goal is to reach the Olympics. So, Beijing 2022 it is!'

'The worst is over in Uttarakhand'

'The worst is over in Uttarakhand'

Rediff.com8 Feb 2021

'Joro shoro se rescue operation chal raha hai.'

'It felt like Lagaan all over again'

'It felt like Lagaan all over again'

Rediff.com25 Jan 2021

'They came out with an attitude that they had nothing to lose.' 'That's what stands out about this team.'

8 AMAZING lessons to learn from Team India

8 AMAZING lessons to learn from Team India

Rediff.com22 Jan 2021

Cricket writer Bharat Sundaresan shares the key takeaways from Team India's historic win that you can apply in every day life.

The Amazing Life of Naomi Osaka

The Amazing Life of Naomi Osaka

Rediff.com24 Nov 2020

She has emerged as one of the most measured, and perhaps most unanticipated, voices to address racial injustice in America.

How Manasi Joshi turns negatives into positives

How Manasi Joshi turns negatives into positives

Rediff.com17 Nov 2020

'I never imagined that a doll would be made on me. It feels great to be recognised by Barbie,' says the World Para-badminton champion who was also honoured by Time magazine.

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