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Butter fingers prove costly for Mumbai

DNMUM381123 | 1/12/2017 | Author : Taus Rizvi | WC :360



Indore: Going by the way Mumbai fielders have let catches slip, perhaps they had greasy maska pav for breakfast and couldn’t wash their hands off it.
As many as three catches were dropped in the first innings against Gujarat on Day 2 of the Ranji Trophy final at the Holkar Stadium here on Wednesday. If not the butter fingers, it would have been a different story for the Mumbai outfit, chasing its 42nd title.
It began with the rookie Prithvi Shaw at the end of Day One when he dropped a sitter of in-form opener Samit Gohil in the first over off Shardul Thakur.
However, that chance did not cost Mumbai much as the batsman was sent back by Thakur in the first hour of play on Day Two at the score of four.
Experienced Shreyas Iyer was
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