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It hurt me to find Mumbai in this situation, says Lad

DNMUM400680 | 11/13/2017 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :347



Mumbai: Siddhesh Lad’s preparation to save Mumbai from defeat began on Saturday evening when the team was down by 404 runs on first innings. The 25-year-old played another grinding innings to realise what he set out to achieve, helping Mumbai to an honourable draw against Baroda in their 500th Ranji Trophy match.
“Mentally, the plan was to not get out. It hurt me to find Mumbai in this situation (trail Baroda by a huge margin), especially in our 500th Ranji match. That motivated me to bat on and on,” the right-hander who batted at five-down for an unbeaten 71 said after the match on Sunday.
“The only thing on my mind was to save the game. Having seen senior players like Aditya Tare and Abhishek Nayar do it repeatedly for Mumbai, ta
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