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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | BEN v KAR - Mukesh Kumar six-fer leads Bengal to their first final in 13 years

A six-wicket haul from medium-pacer Mukesh Kumar sealed a 174-run win for Bengal over Karnataka in the second semi-final of the 2019-20 Ranji season at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Anustup Majumdar was adjudged the Man of the Match for his brilliant century in Bengal’s first innings.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Limited DRS in Ranji Trophy - a bitter pill to swallow

When the BCCI announced that a limited-DRS would be used in the semi-final and the final stages of the Ranji Trophy, it looked like a celebrated move from the cricketing board. The four sides were content that the number of incorrect decisions would be halved, but in reality, does it?
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | BEN v KAR - Bowlers, Devdutt Padikkal keep Karnataka alive

A stellar collective second-innings show from Karnataka’s bowling attack followed by a resilient half-century from Devdutt Padikkal helped Karnataka keep their hopes of a Ranji final alive at Kolkata. Set 352 to win in the fourth innings, Karnataka reached 98 for three at stumps on day three.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | BEN v KAR - Anustup Majumdar to Bengal’s rescue again

An unbeaten century from Anustup Majumdar pushed Bengal to a respectable score against Karnataka in the second semi-final of the 2019-20 Ranji season. Abhimanyu Mithun led the way for Karnataka with three wickets, while Prasidh Krishna, Ronit More, and Krishnappa Gowtham bagged two each.
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newscricket2 years ago

Twitter reacts to commentator's controversial Hindi remark in Karnataka vs Baroda game

A BCCI commentator has found himself in hot water after his controversial remarks in the Karnataka vs Baroda game where he emphasized on the need for every Indian to 'know hindi’. The Twitterati did not take the comments well and lambasted the commentator for his on-air remarks.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Karnataka-Baroda clash hangs in balance; Himachal, Mumbai in command

The match between Karnataka and Baroda at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru hung in the balance as the visitors took a 60-run lead in the second innings with half their side back in the hut. Elsewhere, Himachal and Mumbai gained control of their matches against UP and MP respectively.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B -  MP become Sarfaraz Khan’s latest victim

Madhya Pradesh became the latest team to be on the receiving end of a Sarfaraz Khan onslaught on day one of their final round clash against Mumbai. Elsewhere, UP and Himachal, and Saurashtra and Tamil Nadu played out an evenly-contested day, while Karnataka took a first-innings lead against Baroda.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Red-hot Sarfaraz Khan pulls Mumbai out of trouble

Sarfaraz Khan, still hot from his maiden triple hundred in the match against UP, hit a double hundred to pull Mumbai out of trouble against Himachal Pradesh in the seventh round clash. Meanwhile, it was a day for the bowlers in the Baroda-Saurashtra, MP-UP, and Railways-Delhi matches.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Karnataka one outright win away from getting back on track, believes Abhimanyu Mithun

Karnataka skipper Abhimanyu Mithun isn’t wasting his breath over his side’s dwindling chances of making it to the quarterfinals of the Ranji Trophy as he believes that they are just one outright win away from it. Mithun is confident that the batting line up will step up against the Railways.
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newscricket2 years ago

Glad to have done well with team relying on me, admits Abhimanyu Mithun

Karnataka’s senior bowler Abhimanyu Mithun has said that he is glad to have been performing well over the last two years with his team relying on him in the absence of other seniors. Mithun also expressed his disappointment at not making the players list in the IPL auction last month.
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