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reportcricket3 months ago

Sneh Rana, Deepti Sharma and Taniya Bhatia show infrangible resolve as India pull Houdini act

Team India did the impossible on Day 4 in Bristol as the visitors batted the entirety of the final day to deny England what looked like a certain victory. Astonishingly, India’s lower-order, led by debutant Sneh Rana, batted close to 45 overs to ensure the visitors walked away with a draw.
Anirudh Suresh
reportcricket3 months ago

Shafali Verma stars again as rain halts England’s march to victory

Rain had the last laugh in Bristol on Friday but England, in the little time they had, ensured that they put themselves in pole position heading into the final day. Young Shafali Verma stole the show for India again, but the visitors have a huge mountain to climb on the final day.
Anirudh Suresh
reportcricket3 months ago

Debutants Sneh Rana, Deepti Sharma star as India spin web around England to mark Test return

India women had a memorable return to Test cricket after a seven-year hiatus as the visitors, led by the off-spin of Sneha Rana and Deepti Sharma, made their presence known to restrict ENG W to 269/6 on Day 1. It was heartbreak for ENG skipper Heather Knight, who fell 5 short of a second Test ton.
Anirudh Suresh
reportcricket6 months ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | U.P thrash unbeaten Gujarat to set up final clash with Mumbai

A second consecutive three-wicket haul from left-arm seamer Yash Dayal set-up the game for Uttar Pradesh as the Karan Sharma-led side thrashed Gujarat by 5 wickets to book their place in the final. After bowling out Gujarat for 184, a fine 71 from Aksh Deep Nath helped U.P register a 5-wicket win.
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reportcricket6 months ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Mumbai ride on Prithvi Shaw wave yet again to reach Grand Finale

When Mumbai take on Karnataka, it is always supposed to be a nail-biter but as it turned out, it was a one-sided affair, with Prithvi Shaw’s 165 taking Mumbai to 322. In reply, Devdutt Padikkal did make the right noise, with a 64, but with no other real support, it was Mumbai who entered the final.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
reportcricket6 months ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | A Karan-Upendra special helps UP to a win against Delhi to setup a clash against Gujarat

After opting to field, Delhi got off to the best possible start, restricting Uttar Pradesh to 4-66 but a special partnership between Karan Sharma and Upendra Patel took UP to a total of 280, giving them an outside chance. With the ball, Delhi were reduced to 78-5 before the match went down the wire.
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reportcricket6 months ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Prithvi Shaw's unbeaten 185 helps Mumbai trash Saurashtra and book a place in the semi-finals

After Saurashtra opted to bat first, they were reduced to 71/2 before the partnership between Samarth Vyas and Chirag Jani, with the duo scoring 90 and 53 took Saurashtra to a total of 284 after their 50 overs. In reply, the Mumbai openers - Shaw and Jaiswal made light work of the run chase.
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reportcricket6 months ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Samarth-Padikkal inflict rampage as Karnataka maul Kerala to reach semis

Kerala became the latest victims of the wrath of Ravikumar Samarth and Devdutt Padikkal as the opening duo strung together a second consecutive 200-run stand to propel Karnataka into the semi-finals. The day belonged to skipper Samarth, who posted a career-best score of 192 to slay Kerala.
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reportcricket6 months ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Panchal, Nagwaswalla-powered Gujarat book semi-final berth with convincing QF victory

After Priyank Panchal scored a flawless century, Arzan Nagwaswalla and Piyush Chawla did a fine choking job with the ball against Andhra Pradesh to help Gujarat to the Vijay Hazare Trophy semi-final. Batting first, Gujarat scored 299 and in reply, the Hanuma Vihari-led side could only manage 182.
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reportcricket7 months ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Anuj Rawat, Pradeep Sangwan stage stunning comeback to help Delhi book place in QFs

A breathtaking 143-run stand for the seventh wicket between the duo of Anuj Rawat and Pradeep Sangwan helped Delhi stage a stunning comeback as the 2012/13 champions beat Uttarakhand to book their place in the next round. Delhi will now face Uttar Pradesh in the quarter-final on Tuesday, March 9.
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