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newscricket6 days ago

Riyan Parag could be the next MS Dhoni, suggests Robin Uthappa

Rajasthan Royals' new recruit Robin Uthappa has heaped praise on Assam youngster Riyan Parag and has stated that the 18-year-old, if groomed, could be the next MS Dhoni for the Indian side. In IPL 2019, against Delhi Capitals, Parag became the youngest batsman in IPL history to score a fifty.
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newscricket2 months ago

Batting with Steve Smith was an education in itself, reveals Riyan Parag

Riyan Parag has stated that he learnt a lot from Steve Smith and the Aussie also helped him with his inputs of how to leave the ball in red-ball cricket. The Assam all-rounder also added that batting with Smith with 30,000 people watching was a surreal experience, albeit it being tough.
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reportcricket5 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group C - Jammu & Kashmir, Tripura, and Maharashtra in pole positions

Jammu & Kashmir, Tripura, and Maharashtra ended day three of their respective clashes against Services, Uttarakhand, and Jharkhand in pole positions in the fifth round matches. Meanwhile, a patient Assam batting lineup’s collective effort helped them take a 146-run lead of Chhattisgarh.
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newscricket5 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group C - Bowlers dominate in Haryana-Chattisgarh game

As much as 20 wickets fell in a dramatic day as both Haryana and Chattisgarh got bowled out for 123 and 119 respectively. Elsewhere, Services tightened their grip over Maharashtra while Assam kept Uttarakhand at bay and Jharkhand and J&K have absolutely nothing to separate them on an eventful day.
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reportcricket5 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group C - Services, Assam take opening day bragging rights

Services have put Maharashtra into deep trouble after Poonam Poonia's five-wicket haul skittled Maharashtra for just 44 while youngster Riyan Parag's unbeaten century has ended Assam's day in a good position. Elsewhere, Jharkhand's hopes of a good first innings score lie on Saurabh Tiwary.
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newscricket6 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Bowlers lead Services fightback, Jammu & Kashmir closing in on win

Fast bowlers Diwesh Pathania and Shadab Nazir’s combined nine wicket haul led Services fightback against Assam on Day 2 of the first round of matches in Elite Group C. Elsewhere, Jammu & Kashmir are only seven more wickets shy of completing the first win of the season over Uttarakhand.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2020 | Shreyas Gopal, Varun Aaron take part in Rajasthan Royals’ off-season camp

A total of eight players including Shreyas Gopal, Varun Aaron and Manan Vohra are a part of Rajasthan Royals' three-day off season camp in Pune under the guidance of RR's Head of Cricket, Zubin Bharucha. Bharucha will be supported by Amol Mazumdar, Sairaj Bahutule and UK Academy director Sid Lahiri.
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newscricket7 months ago

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy | Want Assam to cause few more upsets this season, hopes Riyan Parag

Assam batsman Riyan Parag wants Assam to cause more upsets in the ongoing season of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy just like they did in the last year's domestic season, beating big teams. The 17-year old believes that Assam can qualify to the playoffs of the ongoing domestic T20 tournament. 
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newscricket7 months ago

Reports | Guwahati could host three IPL matches of Rajasthan Royals

Even though there has been no official confirmation on this by the Rajasthan Royals, the franchise could play three of its Indian Premier League 2020 fixtures at the Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati. Earlier the CoA, in one of its meetings, had granted the franchise’s request to do the same. 
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newscricketa year ago

Riyan Parag lists Smriti Mandhana as one of his idols

17-year old Rajasthan Royals star Riyan Parag has revealed that he has been following Smriti Mandhana for long now and even tried to copying her batting style, although it didn’t work out. He also shared his experience of playing first ever IPL season and the stardom he has received on social media.
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