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newscricket3 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group C - J&K five wickets away from ending season unbeaten

Jammu & Kashmir and Odisha ended day three of the final round of league matches in strong positions against Haryana and Jharkhand respectively. Elsewhere, Uttarakhand still needs 167 runs to post a victory over Maharashtra while Chattisgarh crawls their way back against Services on Day 3.
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newscricket3 years ago

MS Dhoni middled almost every ball in practise yesterday, reveals Rajiv Kumar

For the very first time since July, MS Dhoni returned to practice as Jharkhand coach Rajiv Kumar has revealed that he joined the team in Ranchi ahead of their Ranji Trophy clash against Uttarakhand. Dhoni had last played for India in July and speculation about is future is at an all-time high.
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newscricket4 years ago

Finger spinners still have a lot to offer, says Shahbaz Nadeem

Shahbaz Nadeem has stated that finger spinners still have a lot to offer and should not be written off, especially if they continue taking wickets. The left-arm spinner, who is a consistent performer in domestic cricket, also expressed his desire to represent India at the international level.
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newscricket4 years ago

Ranji Trophy | Elite C Day 2: Jammu and Kashmir falters after Mohammed Mudhasir’s hat-trick

Jammu and Kashmir pacer Mohammed Mudhasir became the first bowler to take a hat-trick in the ongoing season of Ranji Trophy in a group C game against Rajasthan. The team, however, failed to impress as they are 186/7 in their first innings at stumps on the second day of the game.
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newscricket4 years ago

Vijay Hazare trophy | MS Dhoni likely to play for Jharkhand in quarter finals

After a disastrous batting performance in the Asia Cup, MS Dhoni is likely to turn up for Jharkhand in the knockouts of the Vijay Hazare Trophy after the team qualified for the quarter-finals of the national one-day competition. Rohit Sharma will also be playing for his side Mumbai.
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newscricket4 years ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy Round-up | Incessant rain in Chennai washes out entire day’s play

Rain played spoilsport in the highly-competitive Group C games in Chennai as all three matches of the group were abandoned. While the rain saved Haryana from a sure loss, it means Manoj Tiwary-led Bengal are out of the reckoning from the qualification to the quarter-final stage of the tournament.
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newscricket4 years ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy Round-up | Rajasthan beat Assam by 56 runs; Jharkhand win thriller against Bengal

In Elite Group C, Rajasthan registered their first win of the tournament as they beat Assam by 56 runs while Jharkhand made it five wins from five as they beat Bengal in a thriller by just two runs. Also, Services secured their spot at number two by comfortably beating Jammu & Kashmir by 102 runs.
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newscricket4 years ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Shahbaz Nadeem creates record by picking 8 wickets for 10 runs

Jharkhand’s Shahbaz Nadeem etched his name in the List A cricket record books picking up a staggering eight wickets for just 10 runs, bowling four maiden overs in the process. The previous record was held by Delhi's Rahul Sanghvi, who claimed 8/15 against Himachal Pradesh during the 1997-98 season.
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newscricket5 years ago

Virat Kohli loves backing his fast-bowlers, says Varun Aaron

Indian pacer Varun Aaron has lauded Indian skipper Virat Kohli for demonstrating complete support towards the pacers in the squad which has enabled them to perform well in SA. Aaron last played for India in 2015 and has been out of contention for a place in the national side ever since.
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newscricket5 years ago

Reports : MS Dhoni pulls out of Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament

Despite being named in the ODI squad for the South Africa series, MS Dhoni has decided to give Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 a miss and had informed the Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) about the same a week ago. However, he was seen practicing with the team ahead of their opener against Tripura.
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