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Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Sarfaraz Khan hits ton, Saurashtra in cruise mode

An unbeaten century from Sarfaraz Khan helped Mumbai fight back against Uttar Pradesh’s total of 625 for eight (declared) at the Wankhede Stadium. While fifties from Cheteshwar Pujara and Harvik Desai kept Saurashtra in control, rain washed away proceedings between Himachal Pradesh and Baroda.
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newscricket2 hours ago

IND vs NZ | Prithvi Shaw gets ODI call-up; Shikhar Dhawan ruled out with injury

Prithvi Shaw, who struck a 100-ball 150 in a warm-up game vs New Zealand A, has been called up to the ODI squad in place of the injured Shikhar Dhawan. Meanwhile, Sanju Samson, who featured in a lone T20I against the Lankans in the home season, replaces the left-hander in the T20is.
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newscricket2 hours ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group A - Bengal crush Hyderabad by an innings and 303 runs

Bengal clinched only their 2nd win of the season with a crushing innings-and-303-run victory over Hyderabad in their 6th round clash on home soil. The other two matches in the group — Delhi vs Vidarbha and Gujarat vs Punjab — hangs in the balance as any team can still clinch a result on Day 4.
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newscricket3 hours ago

BCCI asks Wriddhiman Saha to skip Bengal’s next Ranji Trophy game

BCCI has asked Test keeper Wriddhiman Saha to do away with Bengal’s next Ranji Trophy game against Delhi at the Eden Gardens on January 27. Coach Arun Lal, however, is confident of keeping up the winning momentum against Delhi without Saha, skipper Abhimanyu Easwaran and pacer Ishan Porel.
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newscricket4 hours ago

Manish Pandey perfect fit to replace MS Dhoni, feels Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar hailed Manish Pandey as the perfect fit to replace former skipper MS Dhoni in the side as he also praised youngster Shreyas Iyer. While Pandey didn’t get much of a chance to display his batting prowess, the youngster did grab the limelight with his fielding.
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newscricket4 hours ago

ICC U19 World Cup | Ravi Bishnoi, Kartik Tyagi star as India decimate Japan

Japan U19 side’s first World Cup game turned into a disaster as they were dismissed for just 41 as the defending champions marched on to the top of group A table with a 10-wicket win. Ravi Bishnoi’s 4-wkt haul triggered the debutants' downfall as none of the Japanese batters got to double digits.
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newscricket7 hours ago

Reports | Assistant trainer Yogesh Parmar to stay back to work with Pandya, Bhuvneshwar and Dhawan

Team India’s assistant trainer Yogesh Parmar has reportedly stayed back in Bengaluru to work closely alongside the injured trio of Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan. The Men in Blue, meanwhile, have already left for the six-week-long tour of New Zealand, starting on January 24.
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newscricket9 hours ago

What happens to Rishabh Pant now, asks Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir lauded KL Rahul for taking up multiple roles successfully in the Indian team for the ODI series against Australia, which India won 2-1. However, he also questioned the move to stick with Rahul over specialist option Rishabh Pant for the near future.
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newscricket9 hours ago

NZ v IND | India series huge for Kiwis given what happened in Australia, reckons Craig McMillan

Former New Zealand cricketer Craig McMillan reckons that the long series against India, starting on January 24, is huge for the hosts considering the drubbing they faced in Australia. McMillian added that some youngsters may be given an opportunity to prove their worth in the 5 T20Is.
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newscricket10 hours ago

Reports | Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of New Zealand T20s with shoulder injury

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has reportedly been ruled out of the five-match T20I series against New Zealand after hurting his shoulder in the third ODI vs Australia. The left-hander had notched up scores of 74 and 96 before he hurt his shoulder while fielding in the final ODI in Bengaluru.
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