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Apr 13, 2021

Applicants gather to file their nomination form for Uttar Pradesh Gram Panchayat election 2021, amid the surge in Covid-19 cases across country, in Mirzapur.

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Brigadier Gurpal Singh pays homage at the Siachen War Memorial on the occasion of the 37th Siachen Day, in Siachen.

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Delhi BJP Chief Adesh Gupta, Mayor North Delhi MCD Jai Prakash and others inaugurate a statue of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar, on the birth anniversary of the Dalit leader, at North DMC HQ in New Delhi.

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Army personnel pay tribute to martyrs on the occasion of 'Vijay Diwas' in Rajouri.

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Kashmiri pandits offer prayers on the occasion of 'Navreh' at a temple in Haari Parbat, Srinagar.

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Devotees throng Damdama Sahib on the occasion of Khalsa Sirjana Diwas and Baisakhi, at Talwandi Sabo in Bathinda.

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Women perform 'Uruka' rituals on the occasion of 'Rongali Bihu' festival, at Tezpur in Sonitpur district.

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Chakma indigenous women leave flowers in Deo river during the 'Biju' festival at Pencharthal in Unakoti district.

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Devotees outside a temple during 'Shiva Gajan' festival in Kolkata.

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Karni Sena activists vandalise a poster of BJP Opposition leader Gulab Chand Kataria in protest over his alleged remarks on Maharana Pratap Singh, in Jaipur.

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West Bengal Pradesh Congress Chief Adhir Ranjan Chawdhury during an election campaign rally in support of party candidate for Assembly polls at Kumarganj in South Dinajpur district.

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Family members and relatives perform burial of a person who succumbed to COVID-19, at a graveyard in New Delhi.

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A hospital staff tries to pacify an impatient crowd during the registration process for getting tested for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Noida. In the past 24 hours, over 160,000 new infections have been detected and experts fear that the worst is yet to come.

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A man dressed as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj celebrates Gudi Padwa, which marks the beginning of the New Year in the Maharashtra state in Mumbai.

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A man stands wearing a mask which says "Go Corona Go" at a government hospital in Noida.

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People belonging to tribal communities dance during a BJP campaign for the West Bengal Assembly polls, in Nadia district.

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Security personnel march during a rehearsal for Himachal Day Parade, at Ridge in Shimla.

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Trinamool Congress' cricketer candidate Manoj Tiwari during election campaign roadshow for West Bengal state assembly polls, in Santipur, Nadia.

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Devotees without following COVID -19 norms, perform rituals on the occasion of Hindu New Year,in Deoghar district.

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Devotees gather at Har Ki Pauri ghat to offers prayers during Membh Mela 2021, amid surge in Covid-19 cases across country in Haridwar.

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Priests and devotees of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) participate in a 'Narsimha Sudarsan Yajna', a prayer session for relief from the coronavirus pandemic, in Hyderabad.

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Sadhus performs ritual during morning prayers at Kumbh Mela 2021, amid surge in Covid-19 cases across country, in Haridwar.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav undergoes a Covid-19 test, at party office in Lucknow.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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MP and actress Jaya Bachchan during an election campaign in support for TMC candidate for state assembly polls in Krishnaganj, Nadia.

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A medic takes a swab sample from a passenger for COVID-19 testing at Kopar Khairane Railway Station, amid a spike in coronavirus cases in Navi Mumbai.

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Ambulances lined outside the COVID-19 ward at Government Civil Hospital, amid a spike in coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad.

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Health workers move a COVID-19 patient from the OPD to make space for critical patients, as coronavirus cases surge across the country, at Government Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren addresses an election rally in favour of the JMM party candidate Hafizul Hassan, ahead of By-poll for Madhupur Assembly constituency, in Deoghar district.

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Supporters of Trinamool Congress as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stages a protest after EC imposed a 24-hour campaigning ban on the TMC leader, in front of the Gandhi Statue in Kolkata.

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A beneficiary receive the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, at a government dispensary, in Patna.

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Devotees pay obeisance at the sanctum of the Golden Temple on the occasion of Baisakhi festival, in Amritsar.

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Villagers participate in community fishing on the occasion of 'Rongali Bihu' festival, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, at Digholi Lake in Nagaon district.

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Devotees at Maa Durga temple to offer prayers, on the first day of Navratri festival, amid surge in Covid-19 cases across country, in Varanasi.

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Devotees stand in queue to offer prayers at Alopi Devi temple on the first day of Navratri festival at Prayagraj.

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Devotees pay obeisance at the sanctum of the Golden Temple on the occasion of Baisakhi festival, in Amritsar.

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Devotees take a holy dip in the sacred pond of the Golden Temple, the holiest of Sikh places, on the occasion of Baisakhi festival, in Amritsar.

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Devotees perform morning rituals at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on the first day of Navratri festival at Prayagraj. Navaratri lasts for nine days, with three days each devoted to the worship of the goddess of valor Durga, the goddess of wealth Lakshmi, and the goddess of knowledge Saraswati.

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Devotees perform morning rituals at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on the first day of Navratri festival at Prayagraj.

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Devotees perform morning rituals at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on the first day of Navratri festival at Prayagraj, in Uttar Pradesh.

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Devotees perform morning rituals at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on the first day of Navratri festival at Prayagraj.

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India's new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sushil Chandra arrives to take charge of office, in New Delhi.

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Devotees pray outside the Jhandewalan Temple, closed for general public in view of the surge in coronavirus cases, during the first day of Navratri festival in New Delhi.

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A priest prays at Jhandewalan Temple, closed for general public in view of the surge in coronavirus cases, during the first day of Navratri festival in New Delhi.

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Family members mourn the death of a relative, who succumbed to COVID-19, amid the ongoing surge in coronavirus cases, outside a mortuary in New Delhi.

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Angry supporters of Tehreek-e-Labiak Pakistan, a radical Islamist political party, throw stones towards police during a clash following the arrest of their party leader Saad Rizvi, in Karachi, Pakistan. Two demonstrators and a policeman were killed in violent clashes between Islamists and police in Pakistan, hours after authorities arrested Rizvi in the eastern city of Lahore, a senior official and local media reported.

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A Police officer throws stone towards angry supporters of Tehreek-e-Labiak Pakistan, a radical Islamist political party, during a clash following the arrest of their party leader Saad Rizvi, in Karachi, Pakistan.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, sitting on a wheel-chair, stages a protest after EC imposed a 24-hour campaigning ban on the TMC leader, in front of the Gandhi Statue in Kolkata.

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Migrants arrive from Maharashtra at Patna Railway Station, as coronavirus cases surge across the country, in Patna.

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Devotees offer prayers at Har Ki Pauri ghat, during Kumbh Mela 2021 in Haridwar.

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Devotees perform morning rituals at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on the first day of Navratri festival at Prayagraj, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

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People perform a ritual as part of celebrations to mark the Gudi Padwa festival, marking the beginnning of Maharashtrian New Year, in Ahmedabad.

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India Gate wears a deserted look due to increase in covid cases in Delhi.

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North Block and South Block wears a deserted look due to increase in covid cases in Delhi.

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A vendor on the market road were seen selling readymade 'gudis', which is been decorated for the Gudi Padwa ahead of the Gudi Padwa festival at Vile Parle in Mumbai.

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Passengers gather at the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus to board outstation trains, amid the ongoing spike in COVID-19 cases, in Mumbai.

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Policemen try to control the crowd as people wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus stand in a queue to board trains at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai.

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Passengers gather at the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus to board outstation trains, amid the ongoing spike in COVID-19 cases, in Mumbai.

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Forest fire in Solan, Himachal Pradesh

Illuminated Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan, during Navratri celebrations, in Reasi district.

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Devotees stand in a queue to offer prayers at Alopi Devi Temple on the first day of Navratri celebrations, during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Prayagraj.

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A health worker, wearing PPE, sanitises a SETC bus as coronavirus cases surge across the country, at Nagercoil in Kanyakumari district.

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A devotee prays on the banks of Ganga river during sunrise, on the occasion of Hindu New Year, in Varanasi.

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Pilgrims, wearing face masks, pray while on thei way towards the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi, during Navratri celebrations, in Reasi district.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal speaks during a media briefing on the COVID-19 situation in the national capital, in New Delhi.

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Health workers conduct COVID-19 testing of passengers arriving from Maharashtra at Patna Railway Station, as coronavirus cases surge across the country, in Patna.

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Devotees offer prayers at Longa Wali Devi Temple on the first day of Navratri celebrations, during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Amritsar.

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Devotees dressed in traditional attire look out from the window of their house as they celebrate 'Gudi Padwa' festival, marking the beginning of Marathi New Year, in Mumbai.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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Devotees, wearing face masks, wait in queues to offer prayers at Vindhyavasini Temple on the first day of Navratri festival, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Mirzapur.

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Hundreds of persons over 60-years-old, line up to be vaccinated with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at the University Olympic Stadium in Mexico City.

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Police try and detain a woman as anti-curfew protests continue for a second night in Montreal.

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Protesters confronted police over the shooting death of Daunte Wright at a rally at the Brooklyn Center Police Department in Brooklyn Center, Minn.

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South Africa's bowler Lizaad Williams, left, reacts after taking a whilst Pakistan's batsman Shaheen Afridi watches on during the second T20 cricket match between South Africa and Pakistan at the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. South Africa beat Pakistan won 6 wickets with 36 balls remaining.

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Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley speaks with reporters after a campus tour of South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, S.C. Haley, often mentioned as a possible 2024 GOP presidential contender, said that she would not seek her party's nomination if former President Donald Trump opts to run a second time.

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Anti-lockdown and anti-mask protesters take part in a rally outside the Alberta Legislature in Edmonton.

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Actor Lin-Manuel Miranda, center, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, bump elbows before they tour the grand opening of a Broadway COVID-19 vaccination site intended to jump-start the city's entertainment industry, in New York. At left is Miranda's father. Luis A. Miranda, Jr.

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Fabiola Sanchez, 24, receives a dose of the Moderna vaccine from nurse practitioner Cler Aquillas in the Chinatown neighborhood of Los Angeles. The city of Los Angeles has opened up vaccines to younger people, days ahead of the state broadening eligibility to everyone 16 and up.

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People sit at outdoor tables setup today for drinks to be served in the Soho area of central London, on the day some of England's third coronavirus lockdown restrictions were eased by the British government. People across England can get their hair cut, eat and drink outside at restaurants and browse for clothes, books and other "non-essential" items as shops and gyms reopened Monday after months of lockdown.

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West Bromwich Albion's Matheus Pereira, left, celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during an English Premier League soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and Southampton at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich, England.

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Everton's Tom Davies in action during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Everton at the Falmer Stadium in Brighton, England.

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee paints as she sits on dharna at Gandhi Murti in Kolkata.

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Police officers hit a supporter of Tehreek-e-Labiak Pakistan, a radical Islamist political party, before detain him at a protest against the arrest of their party leader, Saad Rizvi, in Peshawar, Pakistan. Two demonstrators and a policeman were killed Tuesday in violent clashes between Islamists and police in Pakistan, hours after authorities arrested Rizvi in the eastern city of Lahore, a senior official and local media reported.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah during an election campaign rally for West Bengal Assembly polls, in Darjeeling.

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BJP National President J.P. Nadda during his elction campaign road show for Assembly polls, in Kalna.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah at an election campaign rally in support of BJP candidate Sabyasachi Dutta (R) for Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses an election campaign rally in support of BJP candidates for Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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A police man inspects following clashes between BJP and TMC supporters ahead of voting for Assembly polls, in Burdwan.

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A scene after clashes between BJP and TMC supporters ahead of voting for Assembly polls, in Burdwan.

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TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee campaigns in support of party candidate Aditi Munsi for Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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West bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at an election rally at Barasat, in North 24 Parganas.

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Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah during an election campaign road show for party candidates, in Islampur.

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Devotees gather to offer prayers during Ganga aarti at Kumbh Mela, at Har ki Pouri, in Haridwar.

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Fireworks at Golden Temple on the occasion of Baisakhi festival, in Amritsar.

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Muslims at Jama Masjid on the eve of the beginning of Ramadan month, in Delhi.

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Muslims at the Jama Masjid on the eve of the beginning of Ramadan month, in Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at Raisina Dialogue, in New Delhi.

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Devotees roll on hot sand during a ritual as a part of 'Danda' (self punishment) festival, in Khordha.

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People visit the Krishna Dhaba after it was re-opened, at Sonwar in Srinagar. The food outlet was closed for two months due to the owner's son's killing by militants.

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People buy Pitha, Ladoo and other breakfast (Jolpan) items from a stall at the ongoing Rongali Mela organized by Bor Asom ahead of 'Rongali Bihu' festival, at Lakhidhar Bora Khetra in Guwahati.

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People shop at a market for the holy month of Ramzan, near Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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Rahul Chahar of Mumbai Indians celebrates the wicket of Nitesh Rana of Kolkata Knight Riders during Indian Premier League 2021 cricket match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Shubman Gill of Kolkata Knight Riders plays a shot during Indian Premier League 2021 cricket match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Suryakumar Yadav of Mumbai Indians raises his bat after scoring fifty runs during the Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians, at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav of Mumbai Indians during the Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians, at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Quinton de Kock of Mumbai Indians plays a shot during the Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians, at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Rohit Sharma of Mumbai Indians plays a shot during the Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians, at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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