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Ranji Trophy: Mumbai drop Abhishek Nayar ahead of must-win game against Tripura

  • PTI
  • November 23rd, 2017
  • 7:35:50 IST

Mumbai: Batsman Abhishek Nayar was on Wednesday dropped from the Mumbai Ranji Trophy squad for their must-win game against Tripura, beginning here from Saturday.

File photo of Abhishek Nayar. PTI

File photo of Abhishek Nayar. PTI

The left-handed batsman and right-arm medium pacer had a difficult Ranji season this year managing only 130 runs at 18.57 and eight wickets.

Meanwhile, left-arm spinner Vijay Gohil has come back in the 14-member squad. Reserve spinner Aditya Dhumal has also been dropped.

This is a must-win game for Mumbai to stay in the hunt for the quarter-finals. Mumbai have bagged the Ranji Trophy for a record 41 times.

The squad: Aditya Tare (Capt), Suryakumar Yadav (Vice- capt), Jay Bista, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Siddhesh Lad, Akash Parkar, Karsh Kothari, Dhawal Kulkarni, Shardul Thakur, Minad Manjrekar, Vijay Gohil, Akhil Herwadkar, Sufiyan Shaikh.

Updated Date: November 23, 2017 07:35:50 IST

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