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A health worker walks past elephants after authorities started COVID-19 testing and vaccination inside lord Jagannath temple, in Ahmedabad.

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Lord Jagannath Temple member cleans the floor ahead of ‘Jal Yatra' procession before annual Rath Yatra or Chariot Procession at the Lord Jagannath temple in Ahmedabad.

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Workers attempt to clear a road after a tree fell due to strong winds and heavy overnight rain, in Ahmedabad.

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Former journalist Isudan Gadhvi speaks after joining Aam Admi Party (AAP) in the presence of Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal during a press conference in Ahmedabad.

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal offers prayers at Lord Krishna temple during his visit, ahead of Gujarat 2022 Assembly Elections, in Ahmedabad.

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Aam Admi Party (AAP) chief and Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal smiles during a press conference in Ahmedabad. Kejriwal said AAP will contest all seats in Gujarat Assembly polls in 2022.

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Congress activists stage a 'symbolic' protest against frequent hikes in the prices of petrol and diesel, in front of a fuel station in Ahmedabad.

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A health worker administers a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to an employee of Ahmedabad Municipal Transport System (AMTS), in Ahmedabad.

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A woman receives a dose of Covishield, the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19 at a drive-in vaccination facility in Ahmedabad.

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Motorists line up to receive Covishield, the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19 at a drive-in vaccination facility in Ahmedabad.

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A health worker inoculates a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a woman at a drive-through vaccination centre, in Ahmedabad.

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A bird-eye view of newly constructed flyover on Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway ahead of its inauguration, in Ahmedabad.

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Huge crowd appears after authorities announce to reopen market from 9AM to 3PM amidst COVID-induced lockdown in Ahmedabad.

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People wait in a queue to purchase Amphotericin B injections for mucormycosis (Black Fungus) disease at SVP hospital in Ahmedabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani (L) holds a review meeting with the officials to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Tauktae, in Ahmedabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertakes an aerial survey of cyclone Tauktae affected areas of Gujarat.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertakes an aerial survey of cyclone Tauktae affected areas of Gujarat.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertakes an aerial survey of cyclone Tauktae affected areas of Gujarat.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes an aerial survey of cyclone Tauktae affected areas of Gujarat.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani on his arrival in Bhavnagar. PM Modi will conduct an aerial survey of the areas of Amreli, Gir Somnath and Bhavnagar districts hit by Cyclone Tauktae.

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NDRF personnel carry out relief and restoration works in the aftermath of Cyclone Tauktae, in Navsari, Gujarat.

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Restoration works underway in the aftermath of Cyclone Tauktae, in Bhavnagar district, Gujarat.

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NDRF personnel clear a road, obstructed by felling of trees, after Cyclone Tauktae made landfall, in Gujarat.

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A waterlogged road after heavy rain due to cyclone Tauktae in Surat.

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Collapsed shade at a roadside eatery due to strong winds during the landfall process of Cyclone Tauktae, in Kodinar town of Gir-Somnath.

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Villagers try to erect an electric poll which collapsed due to strong winds during the landfall process of Cyclone Tauktae, in Kodinar town of Gir-Somnath.

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NDRF personnel clear a fallen tree from a road as they carry out restoration works following the landfall process of Cyclone Tauktae, in Gujarat.

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Two men try to move a branch of a tree that fell on a road after Cyclone Tauktae hit Surat, Gujarat.

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NDRF personnel clear a fallen tree from a road after Cyclone Tauktae caused widesprted damage in Valsad, Gujarat.

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This photograph provided by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) shows NDRF personnel clearing a tree trunk from a road at Mahuva town in Bhavnagar district, in Gujarat.

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National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) deployed ahead of cyclone ‘Tauktae’ at the coastline of Veraval, Gir Somnath.

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Fishing boats parked due to cyclone ‘Tauktae’, at a harbour near coastline of Veraval, Gir Somnath.

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Fishing boats parked due to cyclone ‘Tauktae’, at a harbour near coastline of Veraval, Gir Somnath.

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Police personnel guard near the coastline ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Tauktae, in Veraval. As per weather department the Cyclone Tauktae - which intensified into a 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' early this morning - is currently 160 km south-southwest of Mumbai and is "very likely" to reach the Gujarat coast this evening with gusts of up to 200 km per hour.

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In the wake of cyclone Tauktae alert, two C-130 J aircraft of IAF airlifted three NDRF teams comprising of 126 personnel and equipment from Bhubaneswar to Jamnagar.

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Senior police officer felicitates Jumma Masjid Maulavi Shabbir Alam on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr in Ahmedabad.

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Head priest of Lord Jagganath Temple Dilipdasji Maharaj offers prayer in front of Chariot, ahead of Rathyatra in Ahmedabad.

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Health worker gives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-through vaccination centre in Ahmedabad.

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Senior police officers interact with Jama Masjid's Maulvi Shabbir Alam, ahead of Eid-ul-fitar at Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad.

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Hindus offer prayers in front of their ancestors' photos, during ‘Amavasya’ at the banks of River Sabarmati in Ahmedabad.

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View of cars lined up outside the Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium drive through COVID-19 vaccination, in Ahmedabad.

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Health workers collect food being distributed by a volunteer, outside Coronavirus OPD at Government COVID-19 hospital in Ahmedabad.

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Prabhsimran Singh of Punjab Kings bats during match 29 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Delhi Capitals held, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Prithvi Shaw of Delhi Capitals plays a shot during match 29 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Delhi Capitals held, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Delhi Capitals wins during match 29 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Delhi Capitals held, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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People argue with a security guard after COVID-19 vaccine stock got over at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad.

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People stand around the Welfare Hospital after a deadly fire in Bharuch. The fire in a COVID-19 ward of the hospital killed multiple patients early Saturday, as the country grappling with the worst outbreak yet steps up a vaccination drive for all its adults even though some states say don't have enough jabs.

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A view of welfare hospital where major fire broke out inside the COVID-19 hospital at midnight, in Bharuch.

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People queue up to receive the dose of Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination center, in Ahmedabad.

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Virat Kohli captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore during match 26 of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Royal Challengers Bangalore held at the Narendra Modi Stadium, in Ahmedabad.

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Harpreet Brar of Punjab Kings celebrates the wicket of Glenn Maxwell of Royal Challengers Bangalore during match 26 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Royal Challengers Bangalore held at the Narendra Modi Stadium, in Ahmedabad.

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Harpreet of Punjab Kings during match 26 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Royal Challengers Bangalore held at the Narendra Modi Stadium, in Ahmedabad.

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Ravi Bishnoi of Punjab Kings celebrates the wicket of Shahbaz Ahmed of Royal Challengers Bangalore during match 26 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Royal Challengers Bangalore held at the Narendra Modi Stadium, in Ahmedabad.

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A relative attends a Covid patient during a fire break out in Patel Welfare Hospital at midnight.

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Fire breaks out in Patel Welfare Covid Hospital at midnight and paramedics rescue Covid patients, in Bharuch.

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A COVID-19 patient receives primary treatment inside a car, as she waits for her turn to admit inside the Government COVID-19 hospital, in Ahmedabad.

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Relatives of COVID-19 patient victim grieve outside coronavirus OPD at Government COVID-19 hospital, in Ahmedabad.

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Andre Russell of Kolkata Knight Riders plays a shot during match 25 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Kolkata Knight Riders, held at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Axar Patel of Delhi Capitals appeals during match 25 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Kolkata Knight Riders, held at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan of Delhi Capitals during match 25 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Kolkata Knight Riders, held at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Prithvi Shaw of Delhi Capitals bats during match 25 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Kolkata Knight Riders, held at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Delhi Capitals players after their win during match 25 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Kolkata Knight Riders, held at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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A COVID-19 patient receives primary treatment inside an auto rickshaw outside Dhanvantri hospital in Ahmedabad,.

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Avesh Khan of Delhi Capitals celebrates the wicket of Virat Kohli Captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore during the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021 between the Delhi Capitals and the Royal Challengers Bangalore held at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

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A Covid-19 patient gets primary treatment inside a car as he waits to be admitted at a hospital, amid the ongoing surge in Coronavirus cases, in Ahmedabad.

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Rahul Tripathi of Kolkata Knight Riders plays a shot during match 21 of the Vivo Indian League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Kolkata Knight Riders held at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

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Eoin Morgan captain of Kolkata Knight Riders bats during match 21 of the Vivo Indian League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Kolkata Knight Riders held at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

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Rahul Tripathi of Kolkata Knight Riders reacts after dismissal during match 21 of the Vivo Indian League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Kolkata Knight Riders held at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

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Andre Russell of Kolkata Knight Riders bats during match 21 of the Vivo Indian League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Kolkata Knight Riders held at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

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Health worker moves COVID-19 patient to Coronavirus OPD of a government COVID-19 hospital in Ahmedabad.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah during his visit to a COVID-19 Care Centre inside Gujarat University Exhibition Centre, in Ahmedabad.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses the media after his visit to a COVID-19 Care Centre inside Gujarat University Exhibition Centre, in Ahmedabad.

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A worker sprays water at an oxygen plant outside a dedicated COVID-19 government hospital in Ahmedabad. India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections Thursday as a grim coronavirus surge in the world's second-most populous country sends more and more sick people into a fragile health care system critically short of hospital beds and oxygen.

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People wait in their cars for a drive through COVID-19 testing, as coronavirus cases surge in Ahmedabad.

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Relatives of a COVID-19 victim react outside the mortuary at Government Civil Hospital, as coronavirus cases surge in Ahmedabad.

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Workers prepare beds inside the 900 bed COVID-19 hospital at Convention Center, which has been converted into COVID care center, amid the ongoing surge in coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad.

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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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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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Health workers move a stable patient to another hospital to make space for critical COVID-19 patients, at Government Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad.

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Patients sit inside an anbulance as they wait to be admitted to another hospital to make space for critical COVID-19 patients, at Government Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad.

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Relatives interact with family members who are admitted inside a COVID-19 hospital via video call, as coronavirus cases surge countrywide, in Ahmeadbad.

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Worker sprays disinfectant in a railway station, amid a spike in coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad.

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A COVID-19 patient is given an oxygen supply mask inside an ambulance, outside the COVID-19 OPD of the Government Civil Hospital, in Ahmedabad.

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Relatives of a COVID-19 victim mourn outside the mortuary of a COVID-19 hospital in Ahmedabad.

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Muslims offer prayers before 'Iftar' inside the Jumma Masjid on the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan, in Ahmedabad.

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A health worker takes a swab sample to test for COVID-19 at drive-through COVID-19 testing facility at GMDC ground 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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Ambulances lined outside the COVID-19 ward at Government Civil Hospital, amid a spike in coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad.

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Police personnel stop people during a night curfew, amidst spike in coronavirus cases, in Ahmedabad.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu visits the Saifee Villa in Dandi.

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People wait in a queue for their COVID-19 tests, at roadside testing camp in Ahmedabad.

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A health worker administers the COVISHIELD vaccine for COVID-19 at a residential area in Ahmedabad.

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India's Rohit Sharma bats during the fifth Twenty20 cricket match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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India's Rohit Sharma, left, celebrates with captain Virat Kohli after scoring fifty runs during the fifth Twenty20 cricket match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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India's captain Virat Kohli, center, and batting partner Suryakumar Yadav, left, celebrate scoring runs during the fifth Twenty20 cricket match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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India's captain Virat Kohli bats during the fifth Twenty20 cricket match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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England's Dawid Malan, right, plays a shot during the fifth Twenty20 cricket match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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England's Jofra Archer, right, is run-out by India's wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant, left, during the fifth Twenty20 cricket match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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India's captain Virat Kohli, third left, interacts with the umpire after the dismissal of England's Jos Buttler during the fifth Twenty20 cricket match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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India's Shardul Thakur, second left, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of England's Dawid Malan during the fifth Twenty20 cricket match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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