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Experienced Nayar gives Mumbai a fighting chance

DNMUM381121 | 1/12/2017 | Author : Taus Rizvi | WC :470



Indore: Mumbai’s Abhishek Nayar doesn’t stand out as a pacer with extra-ordinary abilities, but he covers up for his deficiencies with the hard yards that he puts on the field as a seamer.
As he ran in to bowl like work horse over after over, he was cheered and admired by the fans in the stands for the effort he was putting in against Gujarat on Day Two of the Ranji Trophy final at the Holkar Stadium on Wednesday.
He made the ball talk and used his experience to the fullest to give keep Mumbai alive in the game by playing a major part in reducing Gujarat to 291 for six.
He took three crucial wickets that of Gujarat’s run-machine and opener Priyank Panchal (6), the in-form Bhargav Merai (45) and skipper Parthiv Patel (90) at differ
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