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Hanuma Vihari parts ways with Andhra, rejoins Hyderabad ahead of 2021-22 domestic season

Hanuma Vihari will part ways with Andhra and will rejoin Hyderabad for the upcoming domestic season. Vihari, who had started his domestic career with Hyderabad from 2010-11 season, played for them till 2015-16, before switching to Andhra, where he captained the side when available.
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newscricket8 months ago

Twitter reacts to S Sreesanth's Anil Kumble leg-spin imitation to make immediate impact

S Sreesanth. Only his name is enough to make it to the headlines. He always does something unique or the other to hog the limelight. And he has struck again. Sreesanth imitated Anil Kumble's leg-spin action to perfection and not only that, even got himself a wicket against Andhra Pradesh in SMAT.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | AP v SAUR - Dominant Saurashtra set up semis clash against Gujarat

Saurashtra set up a semi-final clash against an in-form Gujarat side, starting on February 29, courtesy a first-innings lead in the quarter-final against Andhra. For his all-round performance — 121 and 23 with the bat, two for 14 with the ball — Chirag Jani was adjudged the Man of the Match.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | AP v SAU - Strong middle-order crushes Andhra’s lingering hopes

A strong performance from Saurashtra’s middle-order ended all lingering hopes of an Andhra comeback on the penultimate day of play in the fourth quarter-final in Ongole. Half-centuries from Avi Barot, Prerak Mankad, and DA Jadeja helped the visitors stretch their lead to 658 runs.
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newscricket2 years ago

Playing domestic is tough, almost same as playing international, feels Venugopal Rao

Venugopal Rao believes that the domestic set up of the country is no less challenging than international cricket given its standard and duration. While Rao refused to comment on his time under Greg Chappell he pointed out that its thought to coach a side like India, with millions looking up to you.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | AP v SAUR - Jaydev Unadkat, D Jadeja trigger Andhra collapse

Skipper Jaydev Unadkat’s four-fer and left-arm spinner D Jadeja’s three-fer helped Saurashtra bowl Andhra out for 136 in the fourth quarter-final at Ongole. Despite a 283-run first-innings lead, Saurashtra batted again and reached 93 for two in their second bout at stumps on day three.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Andhra should have played a spinner, feels Jaydev Unadkat

After Day 2’s play in Ongole, Saurashtra’s skipper Jaydev Unadkat has admitted that Andhra missed a trick by not playing a spinner on a track which will assist spin later in the game. He has further added that his side has got more than a par total on the board with Andhra chasing 420 for a lead.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | AP v SAU - Saurashtra on top after Chirag Jani ton

Chirag Jani’s second century of the season along with a resilient 80 from Prerak Mankad helped Saurashtra post in excess of 400 on day two of the fourth quarter-final against Andhra Pradesh. Skipper Jaydev Unadkat picked up two top-order wickets to further dent Andhra’s chances further.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | AP v SAU - Triple fifties keep Saurashtra afloat

Triple fifties from the middle-order — Vishvaraj Jadeja, Sheldon Jackson, and Chirag Jani — helped Saurashtra reach a respectable total at the end of day one of play against Andhra Pradesh in Ongole. Yarra Prithviraj starred for the hosts with three wickets, while KV Sasikanth took two.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Limited DRS to be available from the semi-finals, reveals Saba Karim

BCCI general manager of cricket operations, Saba Karim has revealed that the limited use of the Decision Review System was always planned for the Ranji Trophy semi-finals on Tuesday. After the umpires committed some howlers in knockout games of the previous season, the BCCI introduced limited DRS.
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