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Ranji Trophy: Shantanu Mishra grinds Mumbai to the dust

Opening batter Shantanu Mishra put up an almost perfect anchor as Odisha defeated Mumbai to find the highest score in their last Ranji Trophy Elite Group D league game on Thursday. Thanks to Mishra’s patient 89 (212b, 11×4) and helpful contributions by Govinda Poddar (37, 71b, 4×4, 1×6) and Abhishek Raut (35 no, 63b, 3×4, …

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Ranji Trophy: Bengal rides on Tiwary, Mandal fifties; Chandigarh under pressure

Sayan Shekhar Mandal’s excellent all-round performance put Bengal in a commanding position in the Ranji Trophy Elite Group B match against Chandigarh at Barabati Stadium here on Friday. The 32 -year -old Mandal – who made good contributions against Hyderabad on his return to first -class cricket after five years – scored an undefeated 97 …

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Ranji Trophy: Spinners rule the roost as TN secures lead against Jharkhand

Spinners M. Siddharth (4/37) and M. Shahrukh Khan (3/36) defeated Tamil Nadu in a solid position. Their effort helped secure a crucial first inning over 59 runs against Jharkhand on the second day of the league’s last Ranji Trophy match here at Nehru Stadium on Friday. Continuing the day at 256 for seven, TN lost …

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Ranji Trophy: Andhra takes 32-run lead, Uttarakhand 36/2 in second innings

Andhra took the advantage to allow Uttarakhand to return later in the second day of the Ranji Trophy Group E match at KCA-St.Xavier’s College ground on Friday. Andhra top order batters failed to take advantage of their good start as strong Uttarakhand bowlers consistently picked up wickets to prevent the first inning leading to just …

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Ranji Trophy: Sarfaraz’s ton puts Mumbai in command against Odisha

The glorious unbroken partnership of Sarfaraz Khan and Armaan Jaffer of 183 runs for the fourth wicket put Mumbai in strong control of its last Elite Group D league match of the Ranji Trophy against Odisha and led of the 41 -time champion one step closer to qualifying for knockouts. Such was the courage of …

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Ranji Trophy: Pandey ton takes Karnataka to big total

Manish Pandey made a heavy revolt as captain of Karnataka, easing the responsibility. Enthusiastic and hostile, he stood firm, erecting monuments and thwarting opposition plans. Someone for all times and forms. A quick-thinking, fleet-footed and hard-running batter, if not the most technically accomplished, Pandey pulled his weight back. His 107 misses on the second day …

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