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newscricketa year ago

Hosting domestic season will be next to impossible, feels Abhinav Mukund

Veteran opener Abhinav Mukund is of the opinion that it would be next to impossible for the BCCI to create a secure bio-bubble and host the domestic season which will oversee the participation of a staggering 38 teams. Mukund also batted for state contracts for players to ensure financial security.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | TNPL 2020 headed towards cancellation

A senior TNCA official has conceded that the 2020 edition of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), that was scheduled to take place between June 10 and July 12, is on the verge of cancellation. The news comes on the back of restrictions in the state of Tamil Nadu barring outdoor sporting events.
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newscricketa year 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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newscricket2 years 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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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 - 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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newscricket2 years 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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newscricket2 years 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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newscricket2 years 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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reportcricket2 years 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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