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Occasion overshadows Rayudu ton, England win

DNMUM381075 | 1/11/2017 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :312



Mumbai: One man took away all the attention in the first warm-up game against England. If not for MS Dhoni, all the highlights would have got prominence. One can, thus, only pity Ambati Rayudu.
Playing his first competitive match in nearly seven months, Rayudu scored a stroke-filled 100 in 97 balls with 11 fours and one six. But, Rayudu’s efforts along with Shikhar Dhawan and Yuvraj Singh finding form going into the ODI series were sidelined by Dhoni’s entertaining knock.
Going by what Dhawan displayed on Tuesday, using his feet well to the spinners while also unafraid to sweep the leg-spinner Adil Rashid, it is not good news for the English bowlers.
Rayudu caught up with Dhawan and played some crisp shots. During their 111-run
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