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newscricket23 days ago

Daren Sammy takes to Twitter to reveal incidents of racism in IPL

Daren Sammy has made ‘racism’ the one in focus on Twitter in the past week after he revealed incidents of racism in the Sunrisers Hyderabad camp during the 2013-14 IPL season. Now, a host of cricketers -including Chris Gayle and Abhinav Mukund- have joined in to support the West Indian.
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newscricket4 months ago

TNPL 2020 | Vijay Shankar snapped up by Salem; Tiruppur sign Abhinav Mukund

The Tamil Nadu duo of Vijay Shankar and Abhinav Mukund were picked up for the maximum price of ₹6 lakhs in the 2020 TNPL draft on Thursday, with the duo being signed by the Salem and the Tiruppur franchises respectively. Meanwhile, CSK’s N Jagadeesan was signed by Chepauk Super Gillies.
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newscricket5 months 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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newscricket5 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Tamil Nadu crush Baroda, reignites QF hopes

Tamil Nadu’s hammering of Baroda by an innings and 57 runs in the eighth round clash has reignited their hopes of qualifying for this season’s quarter-finals. Elsewhere, Suryakumar Yadav’s quickfire century pushed Mumbai’s lead to 212 runs against Saurashtra on day three at Rajkot.
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newscricket5 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Abhinav Mukund hits double ton, puts TN in command

Abhinav Mukund continued his celebration of completing 10,000 first-class runs by hitting a double century to put Tamil Nadu in command against Baroda. Elsewhere, strong batting displays helped Karnataka, Railways, and Saurashtra gain the initiative over their eighth round opponents.
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newscricket5 months ago

Glad where life has taken me in 13 years of first-class cricket, says Abhinav Mukund

Tamil Nadu's Abhinav Mukund has said that he is thankful for the journey life has taken him on in the 13 years of his first-class career. Mukund further added that the youngsters in his state team need to work on adapting to the red-ball game if Tamil Nadu are to clinch the Ranji Trophy this season.
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newscricket5 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Sarfaraz Khan falls short of another ton; TN in control against Baroda

Following his unbeaten double hundred to go with the triple hundred in the innings before, Sarfaraz Khan finally fell on 78 in Mumbai’s eighth round clash against Saurashtra. Elsewhere, Tamil Nadu had Baroda bowled out for 174 in their first bout, before reaching 135 for no loss at stumps.
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reportcricket5 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Ashwin gets four as Tamil Nadu run riot over Railways

Ravichandran Ashwin and Manimaran Siddharth picked up a four-fer each as Tamil Nadu ran riot in their sixth round contest against Railways at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. In the other three matches, it was the batting sides dominating proceedings throughout the day’s play.
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newscricket6 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Ravichandran Ashwin, Dinesh Karthik included in Tamil Nadu squad

Veteran Tamil Nadu cricketers Ravichandran Ashwin and Dinesh Karthik, who missed each of the side's two clashes, have been included in the team's 15-man squad for the games against Mumbai and Railways. Opener Abhinav Mukund also makes a return to the side, while Murali Vijay continues to miss out.
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reportcricket7 months ago

Ranji Trophy | Elite Group B - Saurashtra inch closer to victory as Mumbai, Karnataka and Railways take control Day 2

Saurashtra bowled out Himachal Pradesh for 182 in their second innings and need just 66 more runs for a victory. Meanwhile, Railways closed out Uttar Pradesh for 175, leading by 136 runs as Mumbai are one wicket away from a first-innings lead with Karnataka having the upper hand against Tamil Nadu.
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