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‘Sir’ Jadeja to the fore

by NISHAD PADIYARATH
Ravindra Jadeja, left, exults after claiming Shane Watson’s wicket. He bagged four wickets after hitting 36 not out. – BCCI
Much to the delight of skipper Dhoni, cricket’s rock star Ravindra Jadeja dished out an all-round show to help Chennai win by seven runs in Pepsi IPL
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Good to be back in form: Balaji
Speedster Lakshmipathy Balaji may never come back to the Indian side but nobody can question his place in an IPL franchise, owing to the stupendous form he is in

Spirited RCB to face KKR on Thursday
Following their seven-wicket victory against Mumbai Indians on Saturday, Royal Challengers Bangalore will face Kolkata Knight Riders in their third match of the 2014 Pepsi Indian Premier League

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