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newscricketa month ago

Heartbreaking that Karun Nair did not get a second run in Test team, says MSK Prasad

Former Chief Selector MSK Prasad has opened up on the non-selection of Triple-Centurion Karun Nair and has stated that its heartbreaking for the Karnataka man to have not gotten a second run in the Test side. Post his triple ton, Nair batted in just four more innings for the country.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | The underwhelming XI of the tournament

Nothing divides opinion like stringing together a ‘Flop XI’ for a tournament. Arguments with colleagues can even make you pull your hair out in frustration. Thus after exchanging several verbal blows, we, here at SportsCafe, have collated together the underwhelming XI of the 2019/20 Ranji season.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 months 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?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 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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newscricket3 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | J&K v KAR - Bad light spoils J&K’s good start in Jammu

Bad light and overall weather conditions spoiled all of the first session of play between Jammu and Kashmir and Karnataka at the Gandhi Memorial Science College Ground in Jammu. After lunch, the visiting team batted for six overs, losing both their openers, before play was interrupted again.
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newscricket4 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Karun Nair leads Karnataka into quarter-finals

A captain’s knock from Karun Nair led Karnataka to an emphatic eight-wicket win over Baroda to seal their quarter-final spot in the 2019-20 Ranji Trophy season. Elsewhere, Himachal Pradesh and Mumbai inched closer to wins in their respective clashes against Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.
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newscricket4 months ago

Karun Nair failed to perform after triple century, states MSK Prasad

Former BCCI chairman of selectors MSK Prasad has justified Karun Nair, who was in the limelight for his triple hundred but soon, fading away due to his poor form after. Prasad added that following the triple hundred against England in Chennai, there were only a string of poor scores.
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newscricket4 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | It’s all about clicking in one game, reveals Karun Nair

Karnataka captain Karun Nair, who is back to lead the side after missing the previous matches, believes that for a player to get going ‘it’s all about clicking in one game’. Nair joined the Karnataka camp back on January 26, ahead of the Ranji Trophy game against Railways, hoping to score runs.
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newscricket5 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | No better feeling than beating Mumbai in Mumbai, elates Karun Nair

Karnataka captain Karun Nair has admitted that there is no feeling quite like beating the 41-time Ranji champions Mumbai on their home soil, that too in dominating fashion. Karun and Co. handed Mumbai a second successive three-day loss when they completed a five-wicket win in the Group B tie.
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newscricket5 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Mayank Agarwal’s absence paves way for youngsters to grab chance, asserts Karun Nair

Karnataka’s Ranji Trophy skipper Karun Nair believes that his state teammate Mayank Agarwal’s absence will open the door for youngsters to grab the opportunity with both hands. Mayank will miss Karnataka’s next Ranji encounter with him set to travel to New Zealand to represent India A.
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