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Standard of spin bowling has dropped due to too much T20 cricket, claims Murali Kartik

Murali Kartik has shared that the standard of spin bowling has been on a downward spiral thanks to the insane amount of T20 matches being played currently. A domestic stalwart by every means, Kartik has also stated that playing for various county teams for eight years was a great experience.
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newscricket2 years ago

Sense of grief and frustration have lessened with maturity, feels Anustup Majumdar

Anustup Majumdar, on the back of his scintillating ton against Karnataka, revealed that with maturity, he's been able to deal with grief and frustration that comes with the sport. Majumdar left a well-paid job in the Railways to play for Bengal and he feels that at 35, he is as motivated as ever.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Saurashtra lower order holds on for three points

Saurashtra’s lower order batsmen — Kamlesh Makvana and Dharmendrasinh Jadeja — held their nerves to clinch three points for their side in the eighth round clash against Mumbai. Elsewhere, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh also earned draws against Karnataka and Railways respectively.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Tamil Nadu crush Baroda, reignites QF hopes

Tamil Nadu’s hammering of Baroda by an innings and 57 runs in the eighth round clash has reignited their hopes of qualifying for this season’s quarter-finals. Elsewhere, Suryakumar Yadav’s quickfire century pushed Mumbai’s lead to 212 runs against Saurashtra on day three at Rajkot.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Abhinav Mukund hits double ton, puts TN in command

Abhinav Mukund continued his celebration of completing 10,000 first-class runs by hitting a double century to put Tamil Nadu in command against Baroda. Elsewhere, strong batting displays helped Karnataka, Railways, and Saurashtra gain the initiative over their eighth round opponents.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Sarfaraz Khan falls short of another ton; TN in control against Baroda

Following his unbeaten double hundred to go with the triple hundred in the innings before, Sarfaraz Khan finally fell on 78 in Mumbai’s eighth round clash against Saurashtra. Elsewhere, Tamil Nadu had Baroda bowled out for 174 in their first bout, before reaching 135 for no loss at stumps.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Saurashtra, UP post wins batting fourth

Both Saurashtra and Uttar Pradesh posted wins chasing down totals in the fourth innings against Baroda and Madhya Pradesh respectively in the seventh round matches. Elsewhere, Karnataka edged past Railways to take a first-innings lead, while the Himachal Pradesh-Mumbai day was washed out.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Red-hot Sarfaraz Khan pulls Mumbai out of trouble

Sarfaraz Khan, still hot from his maiden triple hundred in the match against UP, hit a double hundred to pull Mumbai out of trouble against Himachal Pradesh in the seventh round clash. Meanwhile, it was a day for the bowlers in the Baroda-Saurashtra, MP-UP, and Railways-Delhi matches.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Bowlers hand Tamil Nadu first win of the season

A clinical bowling performance handed Tamil Nadu their first win of the 2019-20 season against Railways in Chennai. In the other matches, Uttar Pradesh and Saurashtra extended their stronghold over Mumbai and Madhya Pradesh, as Baroda kept things in balance against Himachal Pradesh.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - All four matches drawn in fifth round

All fifth round matches in Elite Group B ended up with a drawn result. While it was sensible batting from the likes of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Baroda against Saurashtra, Mumbai, and Uttar Pradesh helped them draw, it was a last-ball thriller between Madhya Pradesh and Railways that took the cake.
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