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Sans stars, teams to fight it out in quarters

DNMUM402530 | 12/7/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :215

RANJI TROPHY

Mumbai: It may be a point for debate that the India players bound for South Africa get more match practice by playing in the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals starting on Thursday.
But, the BCCI has not allowed any of the India pacers, Ishant Sharma (Delhi), Md Shami (Bengal), Jasprit Bumrah (Gujarat) and Umesh Yadav (Vidarbha) as also opening batsman KL Rahul (Karnataka) to turn out for their respective teams as the eight best teams after the league stage fight for supremacy.
While Rahul will be nursing a niggle, the four pacers will be rested as they have played too much cricket over the last year or so and that the Ranji teams have done better to reach this stage without them, though some of them appeared at some stage o
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