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newscricket5 days ago

IND vs NZ | Prepared to bat anywhere, reveals Hanuma Vihari

Hanuma Vihari on Friday revealed that he is well-prepared to bat anywhere in the pecking order against New Zealand in the First Test of the two-Test series. The right-hander also revealed that the conditions in the New Zealand A game were surprising as there was extra bounce in the wicket.
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newscricket9 days ago

IND A vs NZ A | Ajinkya Rahane and Vijay Shankar close off the game in Licoln

India A concluded their NZ tour with a draw as the Indian stalwarts joined the side to hear up for the upcoming Test series against the Kiwis. It was an amazing display of dominance by India as they piled up 467 runs as Ajinkya Rahane and in-form Shubman Gill scoring centuries to close off the game.
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newscricket17 days ago

IND A vs NZ A | Shubman Gill, Hanuma Vihari hold fort as India A secure draw in Christchurch

India staged a strong comeback in Christchurch to draw the match which was virtually out of their group to take the two-match unofficial Test series to Lincoln for the decider. Shubman Gill and skipper Hanuma Vihari held the fort on the fourth and final day with a double ton and ton respectively.
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newscricket20 days ago

IND A vs NZ A | Shubman Gill and Hanuma Vihari’s efforts go in vain as Kiwis dominate Day 1

The opening day of the first unofficial Test between India A and New Zealand A saw the hosts dominate after Shubman Gill and Hanuma Vihari's fight went in vain as India collapsed for just 216. Courtesy Michael Rae’s 4 for and Rachin Ravindra’s 47, the Kiwis are 111 runs adrift of India A’s total.
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reportcricketa month ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group A - Jalaj Saxena bowls Kerala to victory over Punjab

Off-spinner Jalaj Saxena led home side Kerala to their maiden win of the season with a seven-fer on day three of their clash against the table-toppers Punjab. In other games, Andhra inched closer to an innings victory over Hyderabad, while Rajasthan managed to gain a lead over Gujarat.
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newscricketa month ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Bowlers laid foundation for win, reckons Hanuma Vihari

Andhra skipper Hanuma Vihari has asserted that it was the bowlers who won Andhra the game against Rajasthan. Cheepurapalli Stephen and KV Sasikanth together claimed 14 of the 20 wickets while Vihari scored an important half century as Andhra beat Rajasthan comfortably by six wickets.
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newscricketa month ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group A - Hyderabad, Andhra emerge winners on final day

Mohammad Siraj and Ravi Kiran cleaned up the lower order of Kerala to help Hyderabad chase down the target easily with six wickets in hand while Andhra skipper Hanuma Vihari managed to survive initial hiccups as they won by six wickets. Elsewhere, rain played spoilsport in Delhi-Punjab game.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL snub uncontrollable, now focus only on New Zealand Tour, reveals Hanuma Vihari

Hanuma Vihari believes that him going unsold in the IPL auction was beyond his control and that he is now focusing only on the upcoming tour to New Zealand in February. Vihari has had a fantastic start to his Test career and cemented his place in the side with a great tour of West Indies.
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reportcricket2 months ago

Ranji Trophy | Elite Group B - Mumbai, Himachal Pradesh top the proceedings, as Karnataka and Tamil Nadu share spoils

Ajinkya Rahane and Dinesh Mor emerge as the highest run-scorers at the end of Day 1 in their games against Baroda and Uttar Pradesh respectively. Saurashtra's Prerak Mankad's 3/13 reduced Himachal to 120 before Himachal's Vaibhav Arora took 3/20 to put Saurashtra in trouble in the first innings.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Where would your favourite team finish ft. Elite Group A

One of the most complicated aspects of Elite Group A and B is the process of selection for the knock-outs. To keep a fair margin and give top teams a fair chance as compared to Elite Group C, only five teams will be promoted to the knock-out phase - making it a race between 18 teams instead of nine.
Bastab K Parida