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Twitter reacts to Ruturaj Gaikwad becoming first batsman to hit seven sixes in over enroute to blockbuster double century

There are few moments in cricket where one can feel history being scripted as an all-time great performance threatens to overshadow all the legends of days gone by. Ruturaj Gaikwad's double century featured the most sixes in a List A innings by a player, including a record seven in one over itself.
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newscricket8 days ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Narayan Jagadeesan creates world record with highest individual score in List A cricket

Narayan Jagadeesan continued his red hot form in the Vijay Hazare trophy by becoming the highest individual scorer in a List A innings with a knock of 277 runs. Along with this, he also broke Virat Kohli’s record for most hundreds in a single season of the tournament, scoring his fifth.
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newscricket8 days ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Narayan Jagadeesan makes List A world record with fifth consecutive century

Tamil Nadu batter Narayan Jagadeesan has etched his name in the history books after recording a fifth-straight hundred in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy, thus breaking the record previously held by Kumar Sangakkara. Jagadeesan's latest ton came at a blistering strike rate against Arunachal Pradesh.
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newscricket3 months ago

Reports | Ahmedabad, Kolkata to host Vijay Hazare Trophy, SMAT knockouts; BCCI confirms 2 Irani Cup ties

As per PTI, Ahmedabad and Kolkata will host the knockout stages of Vijay Hazare Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (SMAT) respectively while the BCCI will conduct two Irani Cup ties over the next months. SMAT will begin on October 11 while the Vijay Hazare Trophy will get underway on November 12.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2022 Auctions | Washington Sundar will be sold at a huge price at mega auctions, reckons Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra labelled Washington Sundar as a “four-over bank” in T20 cricket, and feels that the all-rounder will fetch huge money at the mega-auctions ahead of IPL 2022. Chopra also expressed his surprise at Sundar not being talked about for India’s Test team for the upcoming South Africa tour.
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newscricketa year ago

WATCH | Venkatesh Iyer celebrates century in Rajnikanth style

While superstar Rajnikanth celebrates his 71st birthday today, he received a great tribute from his ardent fan and Indian cricketer, Venkatesh Iyer. The left-hand batsman smashed 151 runs off 113 balls against Chandigarh in the Vijay Hazare Trophy and celebrated his century in Rajnikanth style.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Hardik Pandya to skip Vijay Hazare Trophy for Baroda, undergoing rehab in Mumbai

According to a report by PTI, Baroda all-rounder Hardik Pandya will skip the Vijay Hazare Trophy starting from Wednesday as is undergoing a rehabilitation programme in Mumbai. It is also speculated that the India team management is looking at Venkatesh Iyer as his potential replacement.
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newscricketa year ago

Krunal Pandya steps down as Baroda captain

Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) secretary Ajit Lele has confirmed that Krunal Pandya has stepped down as the skipper of the side but is available for the team as a player. The BCA secretary further reckoned that the Indian all-rounder did not give any reason for leaving the leadership role.
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newscricketa year ago

BCCI to ratify sexual harassment policy and discuss Ranji compensation in Apex Council meeting

After a series of sexual allegations were surfaced against former CEO Rahul Johri, BCCI has formed an internal committee to look after the issues. The Apex Council meeting will be held on September 20, during which the compensation packages for domestic cricketers will also be discussed.
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newscricketa year ago

BCCI postpones Ranji Trophy to January 5, team size capped to 30 members

The BCCI has pushed back the start of the Ranji Trophy by seven weeks from its original date, November 16, to ensure enough red-ball preparation time for the 38 teams. The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy will be played between October 27 and November 22, before the Vijay Hazare Trophy begins on December 1.
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