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newscricketa year ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Played 70 to 80 per cent matches on flat tracks, reveals Vinay Kumar

According to Vinay Kumar, he has played most of his matches on belters, the fast bowler picked up a six wicket haul which helps him to achieve the rare feat of picking up 500 wickets. The speedster also mentioned Virat Kohli's name in bringing the change in the mindset of Indian fast bowlers.
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newscricketa year ago

Most important thing in fast bowling is self belief, reveals Pankaj Singh

Ranji Trophy stalwart Pankaj Singh reckons that the most important thing when it comes to bowling fast is the self belief each bowler possesses. The 34-year-old also added a few tips to bowl long spells in a day and also showered praise on R Vinay Kumar, who went past his wickets tally last year.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 Auction | Six new names added; 338 players to go under the hammer

The Indian Premier League (has) confirmed that six more players - four Indians and two Overseas players - have been added to the existing list of 332 players, meaning 338 players will now go under the hammer. The player auction for the 2020 edition of the IPL will held in Kolkata on December 19.
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reportcricketa year ago

Ranji Trophy | Plate Group - Puducherry, Meghalaya, Manipur pick up wins as Sikkim keep up their resilience on day 3

Puducherry smashed Bihar by 10 wickets to kick off their Ranji Trophy campaign while Meghalaya also clinched an emphatic win against Nagaland. As Sikkim batted valiantly to hold off Goa after it posted a mammoth first innings total of 436, Manipur wrapped up a rather comfortable win against Mizoram.
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newscricketa year ago

Really hurt with fixing scandal circling Karnataka, states Vinay Kumar

India pacer R Vinay Kumar has expressed his shock on the match fixing fiasco in the KPL as he said that he never expected any such thing to happen in Karnataka as he also stressed that it has a negative impact on youngsters. Kumar has moved to Pondicherry this season from Karnataka, after 15 years.
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newscricketa year ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Never thought I'd play against Karnataka, says Vinay Kumar

Vinay Kumar has stated that it is odd for him to play against Karnataka - his home for as many as years as he can remember - as he prepares to represent Puducherry in Vijay Hazare Trophy quarters. While admitting there will be a lot of emotions, Kumar added that he would treat it just like a game.
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newscricketa year ago

IND v SA | Vinay Kumar’s motivation turned Mayank Agarwal’s career around, reveals Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa has revealed that it was former Karnataka state captain R Vinay Kumar that helped turn Mayank Agarwal’s career around with his motivational words. Agarwal struck his first century, which was converted to a double, helping India to a massive 502 in the first Test against South Africa.
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newscricketa year ago

Ranji Trophy | Vinay Kumar bids goodbye to Karnataka cricket to play for Puducherry in upcoming season

In what can easily be called 'the end of an era in Karnataka Cricket', Vinay Kumar has decided to move his base to Puducherry to play as a professional in the forthcoming Ranji Trophy. Kumar had led Karnataka to victories in the Ranji Trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy and Irani Cup in 2013-14 and 2014-15.
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reportcricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019 | Unbeaten Cheteshwar Pujara ton takes Suarashtra to final

Cheteshwar Pujara’s brilliant knock of 131* was enough to take Saurasthra to the final and in the process gave his team a shot at their maiden domestic title. Karnataka would feel hard done by following the umpiring decisions as they went down in their second consecutive semi-final match.
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reportcricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019 | Cheteshwar Pujara and Sheldon Jackson guide Saurashtra to brink of victory

Cheteshwar Pujara and Sheldon Jackson starred for Saurashtra as they guided their side one step closer towards a victory over Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy semi-final encounter in Bangalore. Pujara scored a brilliant century in the second innings and remains at the crease with one day left to play.
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