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newscricket5 months ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Shreyas Iyer to lead Mumbai as Siddhesh Lad dropped from squad

After a poor performance in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, where Mumbai ended at the bottom position in their group, selectors have dropped Siddhesh Lad from the squad while Shreyas Iyer assumed captaincy on return. The selectors have also decided to drop Arjun Tendulkar after a poor SMAT performance.
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featurecricketa year ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | The underwhelming XI of the tournament

Nothing divides opinion like stringing together a ‘Flop XI’ for a tournament. Arguments with colleagues can even make you pull your hair out in frustration. Thus after exchanging several verbal blows, we, here at SportsCafe, have collated together the underwhelming XI of the 2019/20 Ranji season.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 years ago

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.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | Mumbai Indians trade out Siddhesh Lad to Kolkata Knight Riders

In the most recent IPL trade off, Mumbai Indians have transferred batsman Siddhesh Lad to Kolkata Knight Riders. Lad was first roped in by the Mumbai Indians ahead of the 2015 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) but has only featured in a game for them once in all four years.
Press Release
reportcricket2 years ago

BP XI v SA | Rohit Sharma scores duck, Umesh Yadav concedes 56 in 11 overs in warm-up match

Rohit Sharma was dismissed for a two-ball duck on his red-ball debut as an opener by Vernon Philander in the warm-up match against South Africa. Meanwhile, Umesh Yadav also had a disappointing outing conceded 56 runs in 11 overs, picking up only one wicket for the Board Presidents XI. 
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featurecricket2 years ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy will help us gel well as a team before Ranji Trophy, says Siddhesh Lad

Mumbai’s batting mainstay Siddhesh Lad has stated that Vijay Hazare Trophy happening before the Ranji Trophy will be of great help for the team to gel well ahead of the premier domestic event. Lad, who also led Mumbai last year, stated that some exciting talents are coming through the ranks.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket2 years ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Shreyas Iyer to lead Mumbai; Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ankolekar included

Shreyas Iyer has been named the captain of the Mumbai team for the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy season which will commence next week. While Suryakumar Yadav has been named vice-captain, U-19 stars Yashasvi Jaiswal and Atharva Ankolekar have also been picked after impressive performances.
SportsCafe Desk
reportcricket2 years ago

Duleep Trophy | Akshay Wakhare claims five-for as India Red emerge champions

Akshay Wakhare ripped through India Green's batting unit with a five-wicket haul to help Red win the Duleep Trophy title at the M. Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru. After trailing by 157 runs in the first innings, India Green could score only 119 in the second to suffer an innings-and-38-run loss.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 years ago

T20 Mumbai League should be scheduled right before IPL auctions, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has stated that the MCA (Mumbai Cricket Association) should try to schedule the T20 Mumbai League right before the Indian Premier League auctions. The professional league featuring 23 matches will start from May 14 and will be played until May 26 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 years ago

MI vs KXIP | Player Ratings - Kieron Pollard changes the game in style as Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab in last ball thriller

That Kieron Pollard can hit was never a doubt, but he would chase down almost 200 with such authority was almost unbelievable. The burly Carribean, who captained Mumbai Indians for the first time, created a thunder at Wankhede and in the process, guided his team to the third spot on the table.
Bastab K Parida