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Lakshmipathy Balaji picked up 6 for 24 in the second innings to help Tamil Nadu beat Bengal by eight wickets in Bangalore
Lakshmipathy Balaji picked up 6 for 24 in the second innings to help Tamil Nadu beat Bengal by eight wickets in Bangalore Dibyangshu Sarkar / © AFP
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'There were no shortcuts'

Nagraj Gollapudi catches up with Mumbai's coach Pravin Amre

Waiting for a turning point

Sidharth Monga charts the career of Pritam Gandhe

Comeback men, and comeback teams

A round-up of the sixth-round games in the Ranji Trophy

    One city, three matches, one day

Sidharth Monga tries the all-in-one formula in Delhi

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Points Table

Group A

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied Draw Aban Pts Quotient
H. Pradesh 5 3 1 0 1 0 19 1.881
Goa 5 3 1 0 1 0 15 1.058
Haryana 5 2 2 0 1 0 14 1.388
Kerala 5 2 1 0 2 0 14 0.970
J + K 5 1 3 0 1 0 6 0.633
Jharkhand 5 0 3 0 2 0 4 0.657

Group B

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied Draw Aban Pts Quotient
Bengal 5 3 0 0 2 0 21 1.857
M. Pradesh 5 2 0 0 3 0 21 1.664
Assam 5 3 2 0 0 0 15 0.894
Vidarbha 5 2 2 0 1 0 11 0.986
Tripura 5 1 3 0 1 0 6 0.760
Services 5 0 4 0 1 0 1 0.550

Statistics

Ranji Trophy Plate League, 2008/09 (in India First-class)

Pritam Gandhe bowls
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Ashok Thakur at the top of his run-up
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Himachal celebrate Ajay Ratra's wicket
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Advait Katkar looks back at his disarranged stumps
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Himachal Pradesh offspinner Sarandeep Singh bowls
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Dhawal Kulkarni bowled Mumbai to victory
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Squads

Hrishikesh Kanitkar (c) Anand Rajan
Devendra Bundela Sunil Dholpure
Yogesh Golwalkar Harpreet Singh
Ashutosh Jadhav Naman Ojha (wk)
Sanjay Pandey Rahul Bakshi
Himalaya Sagar Jatin Saxena
Jalaj Saxena Shantanu Pitre
Brijesh Tomar
Tournament Results
Bengal v Goa at Delhi - Dec 18-21, 2008
Match drawn
H. Pradesh v M. Pradesh at Nagpur - Dec 18-21, 2008
H. Pradesh won by an innings and 175 runs
Haryana v J + K at Rohtak - Dec 12-15, 2008
J + K won by 44 runs
Jharkhand v Kerala at Jamshedpur - Dec 12-15, 2008
Kerala won by 8 wickets
Services v Assam at Delhi - Dec 12-15, 2008
Assam won by 6 wickets
Tripura v M. Pradesh at Agartala - Dec 12-15, 2008
Match drawn
Vidarbha v Bengal at Nagpur - Dec 12-15, 2008
Match drawn
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