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newscricket2 years ago

Hope Sourav Ganguly revamps team spirit in Duleep Trophy, says Sachin Tendulkar

In the wake of Duleep Trophy losing its relevance, Sachin Tendulkar hopes that Sourav Ganguly would bring back the glory days back to the tournament. The legendary cricketer has also added that cricket has always been a team sport and any compromise with that aspect would kill the element of it.
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newscricket2 years ago

Duleep Trophy | Karun Nair's unbeaten 166 guides India Red to final

Karun Nair hit his first first-class century in nearly two years so as to help India Red book their berth in the Duleep Trophy final this season. Nair hit an unbeaten 166 to help his team draw against India Blue in Alur which gave them a crucial three points due to the first-innings lead.
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newscricket2 years ago

Duleep Trophy | Ankit Bawne ton in vain as India Red take first-innings lead after Avesh Khan fifer

Although Ankit Bawne scored a valiant ton for India Blue, Avesh Khan bagged a five-wicket haul to put India Red in the prime position for a three-point lead. Starting the day following that, first-innings heroes Karun Nair and Ankit Kalsi have made good inroads for the Red, ending the day with 93/2.
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newscricket2 years ago

Duleep Trophy | India Red bowlers make early inroads after Ankit Kalsi's slow century

Starting the day on 163/2, India Red ended with 285 runs thanks to an incredibly slow century by Ankit Kalsi before Jaydev Unadkat picked up two early wickets to keep India Red in the dominant position. Earlier, Karun Nair, in search of his first century in 22 Test innings, was dismissed on 99.
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newscricket2 years ago

Duleep Trophy back to red ball format; no live coverage until Day/Night final

The BCCI Game Operations Head Saba Karim has revealed that apart from the final from September 5-9, all the other matches will be traditional red-ball games like the old times. It has also been revealed that only the final match will be televised live and will be played under lightrs in Bengaluru.
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newscricket2 years ago

Duleep Trophy | Shubman Gill, Faiz Fazal, and Priyank Panchal to lead India Blue, Green, and Red

The BCCI have announced the teams for the Duleep Trophy and have choses Shubman Gill, Faiz Fazal, and Priyank Panchal to lead India Blue, Green, and Red respectively. The tournament will be played in Bangalore from August 17 to September 8 with many India aspirants finding a place in the side.
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newscricket3 years ago

Duleep Trophy | Spinners take India Blue to title win against Red

India Blue spinners Deepak Hooda and Saurabh Kumar claimed five wickets each in the second innings as India Blue defeated India Red by a huge margin of an innings and 187 runs to lift the Duleep Trophy title. After following on, the Reds were bowled out for 172 in the second innings of the final.
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newscricket3 years ago

Duleep Trophy 2018 | India Blue just five wickets away from title

Faiz Fazal-led India Blue currently lead by a massive margin of 231 runs against India Red at the end of Day Two of the final of the 2018 Duleep Trophy which is being played at the NPR College Ground in Dindigul. The Reds were bowled out for 182 runs in the first innings and are currently on 125/5.
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newscricket3 years ago

Duleep Trophy | India Blue on top after Faiz Fazal and Dhruv Shorey fifties

India Blue have mounted a score of 263 runs on day one against India green at the NPR College Ground in Dindigul on Wednesday (29th August). The match carries a lot of importance as the winner of the game will earn a direct spot in the final of the Duleep Trophy against India Red.
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newscricket3 years ago

Basil Thampi fights Kerala floods to join Duleep Trophy team

Kerala cricketer Basil Thampi, who is amongst the several people affected by the floods in Kerala earlier this month, has revealed his journey starting from his home in Ernakulam to Tamil Nadu to play the Duleep Trophy. However, Thampi has missed out on the first match because of arriving late.
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