You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Sports

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
Read full story


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Sports

Unpredictable Pakistan make cross over stage despite defeat
DNMUM427765 | 12/10/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :473

Bhubaneswar: Unpredictability and Pakistan sport are almost like inseparable partners, so much so that when any of the country’s sporting team does the exact opposite of what is expected of it, people tend to go, “Oh, Pakistan have done a Pakistan”.<
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

India still lack finishing touch
DNMUM427766 | 12/10/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :649

India vs Belgium, December 2, first quarter: Birendra Lakra fires in a ball from the half line into the Belgian circle. Dilpreet Singh deflects it to Mandeep Singh who, despite being unmarked right in front of the goal, can’t get it past goalkeeper V
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

U Mumba sweep past Bengal
DNMUM427696 | 12/9/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :113

Mumbai: Riding on a solid all-round team performance, U Mumba beat Bengal Warriors 31-20 in the Inter Zone Challenge Week of Pro Kabaddi Season. The defensive trio of Fazel Atrachali, Surender Singh and Dharmaraj Cherlathan picked up 11 tackle
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

India achieve primary objective
DNMUM427697 | 12/9/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :495

Mumbai: One of the primary objectives of India head coach Harendra Singh going into the Hockey Men’s World Cup campaign was topping the pool stage and thereby securing a direct quarterfinals ticket.Objective one: check.India beat

Add To LightboxCalculate Price