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IPL 2018 Squad Analysis: CSK

Chennai Super Kings have retained their core set of players and are, on the expected lines, very heavy in the spin department.
Chennai Super Kings return to the Indian Premier League after two years and the team has ensured to retain their core set of players for the upcoming edition. While they retained MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Sir Jadeja before the auction, they kept Dwayne Bravo in the set-up by exercising the Right to Match card. Here’s a quick look at how the squad looks like for the 2018 season. Strength: The strength of the Chennai Super Kings side is the balance that they have maintained while picking up the players. They have the likes of MS Dhoni, Harbhajan Singh,Dwayne Bravo, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Ravindra Jadeja and all are no stranger to the shortest format. CSK would be disappointed to lose Ashwin to Kings XI Punjab but the team had a likewise replacement when they got the services of Harbhajan Singh for Rs 2 crore. Harbhajan, who played for Mumbai Indians in t…

Roger Clinches His 20th Grand Slam Title

MELBOURNE, Australia   — As Roger Federer cried while accepting his 20th Grand Slam title, Rod "Rocket" Laver took a chance to snap a picture for posterity.
Federer has won more major singles titles than any man, including a record-equaling six on the court that bears the great Rod Laver's name at Melbourne Park. This one, following a tension-filled, momentum-swinging 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 win over Marin Cilic in Sunday's Australian Open final, was a keeper.
Federer arrived in Melbourne at the start of 2017 after an extended injury layoff and on a Grand Slam title drought that dated back to 2012 at Wimbledon. Against the odds, he reached the final and then beat Rafael Nadal in a classic, five-set encounter. Now, having successfully defended his Australian title, Federer has won three of the last five majors in a stunning career resurgence.
Federer started to tear up toward the end of the trophy ceremony. He then received a standing ovation as tears streamed do…