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Apr 20, 2021

A deserted view of Exibition road bridge Tuesday Night during the night curfew imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19 cases, in Patna.

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Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture on the occasion of Ram Navami , "Use Mask, Stay safe" at Puri beach in Odisha.

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A city street wears a deserted look during night curfew to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Chennai.

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A view of historic "Chaar Minar" during night curfew in Telangana which will continue from 9pm to 5am till April 30, Hyderabad.

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A view of deserted market after new strict restrictions in night curfew to curb the spred of Coronavirus, in Jalandhar.

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A city street wears a deserted look during night curfew to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Chennai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the second wave of coronavirus pandemic across the country, via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Family members of COVID-19 patients wait to refill cylinders with medical oxygen at a plant, as coronavirus cases surge in Lucknow.

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Migrant workers wait for transportation as they leave for their respective villages following a six-day lockdown put into place to control the rising cases of coronavirus infections, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia addresses the media on increase in number of beds, amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, in New Delhi.

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A team of doctors check patients at CWG village Covid-19 Care Centre near Akshardham, in New Delhi.

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Covid patients face scarcity of oxygen cylinders after number of cases increasing at LLR hospital in Kanpur.

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CDS Bipin Rawat during a meeting with senior officers of Uttarakhand Police at Police Headquarters.

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Police personnel stand guard at Talab Tillo area in Durga Nagar, declared as micro containment zone after rise in Covid -19 cases, in Jammu.

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Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren addresses to announce lockdown in the state from April 22, in Ranchi.

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Relatives perform burial of a dead body of a woman, who died due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a graveyard in Ahmedabad.

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Vijay Chowk wears a deserted look during COVID-induced lockdown, as coronavirus cases surge in New Delhi.

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Closed shops of Sarojni Nagar market during COVID-induced lockdown as coronavirus cases surge, in New Delhi.

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Closed shops at Khan Market area during the COVID-induced lockdown as coronavirus cases surge in New Delhi.

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City streets wear a deserted look during COVID-induced lockdown, as coronavirus cases surge in New Delhi.

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Messages outside a barrier at a Jumbo Covid center BKC after vaccination stopped due to shortage of supplies, in Mumbai.

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A migrants' family from Bihar waits for port at roadside during complete lockdown for 6 days due to surge in coronavirus cases in New Delhi.

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Devotees offer prayers at a temple during 'Ashtami Poojan' of 'Navratri Festival', in Amritsar.

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Priests with COVID-19 negative report participate in a procession during 'Rukuna Rathyatra' in Bhubaneswar.

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Union Minister for Women, Child developments and Textiles, Smriti Irani with BJP leader Archana Chitnis during an election campaign meeing for party candidate in West Bengal State Assembly polls in Kolkata.

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Migrants wait to board buses to their native places, as coronavirus cases surge in Surat.

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Workers cover a pile of wheat grain with a plastic sheet during a rainy day, at Grain Market in Amritsar.

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Villagers participate in a religious procession during the traditional Gohain Uliuwa Mela in Mayong village, about 50 kilometers (31 miles) east of Guwahati. The festival marks the Assamese New Year.

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Villagers receive blessings during a religious procession to mark the traditional Gohain Uliuwa Mela in Mayong village, about 50 kilometers (31 miles) east of Guwahati.

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A medic takes swab samples for COVID-19 test of people entering Tamil Nadu from Andhra Pradesh state border at Christianpet check post in Vellore district.

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Labourers rest on their carts outside closed shops during COVID-induced lockdown, as coronavirus cases surge in New Delhi.

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Workers prepare beds at a Covid care centre in a school's hall, amid surge in coronavirus cases in New Delhi.

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New A policeman checks E-passes of people during lockdown in front of Jama Masjid, in New Delhi.

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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal pays tribute to former CM Bhumidar Barman, who died on Monday.

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MNM President Kamal Haasan addresses media after meeting with Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Tamil Nadu, in Chennai.

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Ambulances waiting in a queue carrying with covid - 19 victims to cremate the bodies in Bengaluru.

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Family members react during cremation of COVID-19 victim at a crematorium, amid surge in coronavirus cases, in Bhopal.

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Bodies lined up for cremation, amid surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, at Hindon river crematorium in Ghaziabad. With increasing number of deaths due to Covid-19, the waiting period at crematoriums has gone up.

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Labourers rest on their carts outside closed shops during lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A fruit vendor waits for customers during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A medic collects samples for COVID-19 testing from a passenger, amid surge in coronavirus cases at City Railway Station in Bengaluru.

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BJP MP Jual Oram (L) & North Malda MP Khogen Murmu (R) during an election campaign rally for the West Bengal Polls, at Alampur in Malda district.

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Migrants wait to board a bus after UP Government imposed restrictions in view of surge in coronavirus cases, at Alambagh Bus Station in Lucknow.

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Workers sort green peas at Bhuntar Sabzi Mandi in Kullu District.

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Workers clean the area near beds at a 'safe house' for Covid patient with mild symptoms, as coronavirus cases surge across the country, in Kolkata.

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A man receives a shot of COVID-19 vaccine, as cases continued to surge across the country, in Srinagar.

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Karbi tribesmen and women take part in a religious procession during the traditional 'Gohain Uliuwa Mela' festival at Mayong village in Morigaon district. Mayong is considered as the 'land of black magic and witchcraft.'

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Health workers process COVID-19 antigen test samples as cases continue to surge across the country, in Srinagar.

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Migrants deboard an overcrowded bus after it overturned and lost balance, while heading towards Tikamgarh from Delhi, in Gwalior district.

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Jan Adhikar Party Chief Pappu Yadav addressing a press conference on black marketing of COVID-19 medicines, in Patna.

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Labourers cover sacks containing wheat with a plastic sheet during rain, at New Grain Market in Patiala.

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A medic collects samples for COVID-19 testing from a passenger, amid surge in coronavirus cases at City Railway Station in Bengaluru.

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Police investigate with accused Sanu Mohan, allegedly involved in the murder of his daughter Vaiga, near Muttar river in Kochi.

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Migrants wait to board a bus after UP Government imposed restrictions in view of surge in coronavirus cases, at Alambagh Bus Station in Lucknow.

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Migrants board a train as they travel to their native places, amid a surge in coronavirus cases countrywide, in Kanpur.

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Migrants board buses as they travel to their native places, amid a surge in coronavirus cases countrywide, in Kanpur.

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A police person keeps vigil outside a COVID-19 hotspot area, amid spike in coronavirus cases countrywide, in Prayagraj.

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Women police personnel stop a commuter during COVID-induced lockdown for 6 days to curb the spike in coronavirus cases, at Delhi University area in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Anand Sharma in New Delhi. Both Gandhi and Sharma tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

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Migrants prepare to leave the city after Delhi Government announced complete lockdown for 6 days due to surge in coronavirus cases, at Kaushambi Bus Terminal in Ghaziabad.

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A consignment of 15,000 Remdesivir injections reach Indore from Karnataka's Bengaluru and for distribution across cities in Madhya Pradesh.

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India’s Babyrojisana Chanu during a fight with European Youth Champion Alexas Kubicka at the AIBA Youth Men’s and Women’s World Boxing Championships in Kielce, Poland.

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Relatives react after the death of a family member from COVID-19, amid the ongoing surge in coronavirus cases, outside the Calcutta Medical College Hospital, in Kolkata.

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Migrants prepare to leave the city after Delhi Government announced complete lockdown for 6 days due to surge in coronavirus cases, at Kaushambi Bus Terminal in Ghaziabad.

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Migrants wait to board trains to their native places during COVID-induced lockdown to curb the recent spike in coronavirus cases, at NDLS Station in New Delhi.

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Migrants at Kaushambi Bus Terminal after Delhi Government announced complete lockdown for 6 days due to surge in coronavirus cases in Kaushambi, Ghaziabad.

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Supporters of Tehreek-e-Labiak Pakistan, a banned Islamist party, chant slogans during a protest on the arrest of their party leader Saad Rizvi, in Lahore, Pakistan.

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A halo around the sun caused by ice crystals is seen above quiet streets in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodia's leader said that the country's capital Phnom Penh will be locked down for two weeks from Thursday, April 15, following a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases.

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Police check vehicles in view of Covid-induced lockdown on Monday imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19 cases, at Connaught Place in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh chairs a meeting to review MoD’s preparations and response to COVID-19 situation, via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Relative react after the death of a family member due to COVID-19, as coronavirus cases surge in the national capital, at LNJP hospital in New Delhi.

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Passengers wait to undergo COVID-19 test, as coronavirus cases surge in Surat.

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A family walks through a market, closed in view of Covid-induced lockdown, in Pahargunj area of New Delhi.

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Labourers dry wheat grain during harvesting season, at a grain market in Patiala district.

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A South African military helicopter drops his water load on the top of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa. Fire crews worked for a third day to extinguish a wildfire on the slopes of Cape Town's Table Mountain on Tuesday as the city came to terms with the damage caused by what officials have described as one of the area's worst blazes in years.

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A devotee performs rituals on Ashtami, eighth day of Navratri festival at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna in Prayagraj.

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A devotee performs rituals on Ashtami, eighth day of Navratri festival at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna in Prayagraj. Hindus celebrate Navaratri, or the festival of nine nights, with three days each devoted to the worship of Durga, the goddess of valor, Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, and Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge.

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People make enquiries after the gates of a vaccination center was closed soon after opening due to vaccine shortage in Kochi, Kerala state.

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Workers and family members, not wearing PPE, perform cremation of those who died of COVID-19, as coronavirus cases surge in Kanpur.

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A relative reacts during the cremation of a family member who died of COVID-19, as coronavirus cases surge in Ahmedabad.

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A worker disinfects buses, amid rise in COVID-19 cases across the country, in Kanyakumari.

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Devotees wait in a queue to offer prayers on the occasion of Durga Ashtami of Navratri celebrations, at Historical Kali Mata Temple, in Jammu.

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Migrants arriving from Delhi at Ranchi Railway Station, amid rise in COVID-19 cases across the country, in Ranchi.

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Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman with Rajya Sabha Vinay Sahasrabuddhe (R) MP during a special session of Merchants' Chamber of Commerce and Industry on 'Sustaining Growth Momentum during Covid time, in Kolkata.

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Priests outside Sati Anusuiya temple during lockdown imposed by Madhya Pradesh Government in wake of coronavirus in Chitrakoot.

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A medic collects swab sample for COVID-19 test, amid surge in coronavirus cases across the country, in Poonch.

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A Yellow footed green pigeon rests atop a bunch of Gulmohar flowers, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman exchange greetings during a special session of Merchants' Chamber of Commerce and Industry on 'Sustaining Growth Momentum during Covid time, in Kolkata.

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A man fitting house LPG Gas pipeline before Maharashtra heads for a full lockdown where even essential services could be curtailed, in Mumbai.

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Family members of migrants wait to board buses to their native states after spending previous night at the Kaushambi Bus Terminal after Delhi Government announced complete lockdown for 6 days due to surge in coronavirus cases in Kaushambi, Ghaziabad.

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Family members of migrants wait to board buses to their native states after spending previous night at the Kaushambi Bus Terminal after Delhi Government announced complete lockdown for 6 days due to surge in coronavirus cases in Kaushambi.

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A flammable canister explodes at a burning barricade set up by Loyalists on Lanark Way in West Belfast, Northern Ireland. Loyalist protest over the Brexit Northern Ireland Protocol have resumed across various locations in the British province.

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Nepalese people wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus gather for evening rituals at Pashupatinath Hindu temple in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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US President Joe Biden meets with members of congress to discuss his jobs plan in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech via video for the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference, in Beijing.

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A fire rages on the slopes of Table Mountain, in Cape Town South Africa. City authorities say residents of parts of the Vredehoek neighborhood were being evacuated Monday as a “precautionary” measure after the fire spread towards the area.

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Residential neighborhoods are lit by raging fires in Cape Town, South Africa.

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The remains of the library at the University of Cape Town, South Africa after it burned down Sunday.

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Residents leave their homes, due to a fire on the slopes of Table Mountain, in Cape Town South Africa.

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Clouds of dark smoke hang above the city of Cape Town, South Africa.

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Residents leave their a residential building due to a fire on the slopes of Table Mountain, in Cape Town South Africa.

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Residential neighborhoods are lit by raging fires in Cape Town, South Africa.

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A log burns in Cape Town, South Africa. Residents are being evacuated from Cape Town neighborhoods after a huge fire spreading on the slopes of the city's famed Table Mountain was fanned by strong winds overnight and threatened houses.

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Fire burns on the slopes of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Clouds of smoke are seen above the city of Cape Town, South Africa.

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Shimron Hetmyer of Delhi Capitals plays a shot during match 13 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Mumbai Indians, at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

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Kieron Pollard of Mumbai Indians successfully appeals for the wicket of Steve Smith of Delhi Capitals during match 13 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Mumbai Indians, at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

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Steve Smith of Delhi Capitals plays a shot during match 13 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Mumbai Indians, at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

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Shikhar Dhawan of Delhi Capitals plays a shot during match 13 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Mumbai Indians, at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

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Shikhar Dhawan of Delhi Capitals plays a shot during match 13 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Mumbai Indians, at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

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Amit Mishra of Delhi Capitals celebrates the wicket of Kieron Pollard of Mumbai Indians during match 13 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Mumbai Indians, at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

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Kieron Pollard of Mumbai Indians walks back to the pavilion after getting out during match 13 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Mumbai Indians, at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

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Ishan Kishan of Mumbai Indians plays a shot during match 13 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Mumbai Indians, at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

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Amit Mishra of Delhi Capitals celebrates the wicket of Hardik Pandya of Mumbai Indians during match 13 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Mumbai Indians, at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

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Surya Kumar Yadav of Mumbai Indians plays a shot during match 13 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Mumbai Indians, at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

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Marcus Stoinis of Delhi Capitals celebrates the wicket of Quinton de Kock of Mumbai Indians during match 13 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Mumbai Indians, at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

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