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newscricket4 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | KL Rahul's wicket motivated me, feels Ishan Porel

Dismissing KL Rahul motivated me to perform even better in the second semi-final against Karnataka at Eden Gardens, felt Ishan Porel. His menacing spell came when Bengal needed him the most, he swung the ball but it was his accuracy which challenged the opposition batters every single time.
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newscricket4 months 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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newscricket4 months ago

VIDEO | Umpire rejects KL Rahul’s 'DRS' request for not offering a shot

In the encounter between Karnataka and Bengal, KL Rahul after being given out caught in front without offering a shot was denied a review. The current limited-DRS system does not allow for a review if the batsman has shouldered arms for an LBW decision, leaving Rahul unsatisfied in the encounter.
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newscricket4 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Sought experienced Ashok Dinda’s help before semis, reveals Ishan Porel

Bengal pacer Ishan Porel has revealed that he had sought the advice of experienced, but out-of-favour, Ashok Dinda ahead of their semi-final clash against Karnataka at the Eden Gardens. Porel bagged a five-wicket haul in the first-innings as Karnataka were bowled out for 122 on Sunday. 
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newscricket4 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | BEN v KAR - Ishan Porel fifer gives Bengal massive first-innings lead

Ishan Porel’s fifer helped Bengal bundle out visitors Karnataka for a mere 122 to establish a massive 190-run first-innings lead in the second semi-final of the 2019-20 Ranji season in Kolkata. Helped by Anustup Majumdar’s 149, Bengal had posted in excess of 300 in their first bout.
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newscricket5 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | ODI v BEN - Bengal build on precious first innings lead

Building on a precious 82-run first-innings lead against Odisha in the second quarter-final at the DRIEMS Ground in Cuttack, Bengal reached 79 for two at stumps on day three. Earlier, three-fers from Ishan Porel, Nilkantha Das, and Mukesh Kumar helped Bengal restrict Odisha to just 250.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND A vs NZ A | Cleaver misses out on double ton as Panchal and Gill hold fort for India A on Day 3

Day 3 of the first unofficial Test between India A and New Zealand A saw the Kiwis declare their innings for 562, after a dominant performance, as Dean Cleaver missed out on a well-deserved double ton. The visitors ended the day on 127/2, still trailing by 219, with Gill and Panchal at the crease.
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newscricket6 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group A - Delhi, Hyderabad hold advantage ahead of final day

Delhi bowlers took four quick wickets to tilt an evenly-balanced game in their favour as Punjab have a lead of only 18 runs while Kolla Sumanth's unbeaten century gave Hyderabad a healthy lead over Kerala. Elsewhere, Ashok Menaria's innings of 79 runs kept Rajasthan in the game on the final day.
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newscricket6 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Bengal keen on shifting venue from Eden Gardens, have asked for change, reveals Arun Lal

According to head coach Arun Lal, Bengal cricket are keen on shifting their base for the remaining two home matches in the ongoing Ranji Trophy season from Eden Gardens stadium. So far, the Bengal team have won one game against Kerala and drawn the second game against the Andhra side.
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newscricket6 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Used my height to bowl up, paced up from 130 to 140, reveals Ishan Porel

Bought by Kings XI Punjab for his sheer pace, Bengal’s Ishan Porel has used his height, hus natural strength, to bowl up and swing the ball that helped him pace up from 130 kph to clocking speeds upto 140. Besides, he has also mastered the art of bowling bouncers and yorkers at an incredible pace.
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