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Baroda Cricket Team
The BARODA CRICKET TEAM is a domestic cricket team based in the city of Vadodara
Vadodara
. The home ground of the team is the Moti Bagh Stadium on the palace grounds. The team is run by the Baroda Cricket Association . It has been one of the most successful teams in the Ranji Trophy
Ranji Trophy
in the new millennium. Although there are very few notable cricket players in history that have played for this team based in Gujarat
Gujarat
, it has begun producing some of the most talented cricketers in India
India
and is particularly noted for its fast bowlers. Baroda were runners-up in the 2005/06 Ranji Trophy
Ranji Trophy

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Dinesh Mongia
DINESH MONGIA pronunciation (help ·info ) (born 17 April 1977) is a former Indian cricketer who has appeared in limited over internationals for India. CONTENTS * 1 Domestic career * 2 International career * 3 International centuries * 3.1 ODI centuries * 4 International awards * 4.1 One Day International Cricket
Cricket
* 4.1.1 Man of the Match awards * 5 References * 6 External links DOMESTIC CAREERMongia is a heavy run-scorer in domestic cricket with just under 6850 runs at an average of just under 50 and his highest score being an unbeaten 308. In 2004, he signed for Lancashire as an overseas player when Stuart Law was injured. In 2005 he was signed by Leicestershire on a full-time contract. Dinesh plays for the Lashings World XI team. He also played for Chandigarh Lions in the now defunct Indian Cricket
Cricket
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VVS Laxman
VANGIPURAPU VENKATA SAI LAXMAN ( pronunciation (help ·info ); born 1 November 1974), commonly known as V.V.S. LAXMAN (often VVS, and sometimes as "Very Very Special"), is a former Indian cricketer and currently a cricket commentator. He is considered to be one of the greatest batsmen of all time. Laxman was a right-hand aggressive batsman, who played mostly in the lower middle order. He is specifically known for his numerous match-winning and saving innings, and his special ability to consolidate unprecedented support from non-specialist, tail-end batsmen to do this has accorded him a unique status among cricketing legends. Laxman performed outstandingly well against the best team of his times, Australia, and his knock of 281 against them in Eden Gardens in 2001 is often considered as the greatest ever test-innings. In 2011, Laxman was awarded the Padma Shri award, India's fourth highest civilian award
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Anshuman Gaekwad
ANSHUMAN DATTAJIRAO GAEKWAD pronunciation (help ·info ) (born 23 September 1952) is a former Indian cricketer and two-time Indian national cricket coach. He played in 40 Test matches and 15 One Day Internationals. Gaekwad was known for his defensive mindset against pace bowlers, which became a high priority when the West Indian pace bowlers dominated world cricket. He was nicknamed The Great Wall. He made his Test debut against the West Indies
West Indies
at Kolkata on 27 December 1974 and his last appearance in a Test match was against England at Kolkata itself on the last day of 1984. Being a right-handed batsman, Gaekwad scored 1985 runs from 40 Tests at an average of 30.07 with 2 centuries and 10 half centuries to his credit. He scored his highest Test score of 201 against Pakistan at Jalandhar in 1982–83. This innings, where he spent 671 minutes, is an example for his patient style and concentration
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Jayasinghrao Ghorpade
JAYSINGHRAO MANSINGHRAO GHORPADE pronunciation (help ·info ) (2 October 1930, Panchgani , Maharashtra – 29 March 1978, Baroda , Gujarat ) was an Indian cricketer who played in eight Tests from 1953 to 1959. This biographical article related to an Indian cricket person born in the 1930s is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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Debashish Mohanty
DEBASISH (or DEBASIS) SARBESWAR MOHANTY pronunciation (help ·info ) (born 20 July 1976, in Bhubaneswar , Odisha ) is a former Indian cricketer who played in two Tests and 45 One Day Internationals from 1997 to 2001. He was a right-arm medium-fast bowler who coupled pace to his naturally lanky frame. He found success in the limited overs format, averaging under 30 and taking over one wicket per game. There was a period when Mohanty formed a strong new ball partnership with Venkatesh Prasad . Beginning at 1999 Cricket World Cup , he was the second highest Indian wicket taker despite playing four games fewer than the leading Indian wicket taker – Javagal Srinath . Mohanty played 17 ODIs and picked up 29 wickets at an average in the early 20s and climbed into the top 20 of the ICC ODI World Rankings. However, with the return of Ajit Agarkar , his opportunities dwindled and he played only another seven games
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Sarandeep Singh
SARANDEEP SINGH pronunciation (help ·info ) (born 21 October 1979 in Amritsar ) is an Indian cricketer . He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm offbreak bowler. In his debut Test match he took six wickets in Nagpur . Singh started his career in Amritsar in 1998-1999, playing for Punjab and before the end of the year, he was playing for the Under-19 squad. He was bought by Delhi Daredevils. Singh took 37 wickets at the 1999-2000 Ranji Trophy and was selected in 2000 for the first intake of the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore . He was one of the current national selector in the Indian cricket team. REFERENCES * ^ Ramchand, Partab (2000-04-15). "First list of NCA trainees". Cricinfo . Retrieved 2007-02-08. This biographical article related to an Indian cricket person born in the 1970s is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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Amir Elahi
An EMIR (/əˈmɪər, eɪˈmɪər, ˈeɪmɪər/ ; Arabic : أمير‎ ʾAmīr ), sometimes transliterated AMIR, AMIER, or AMEER, is an aristocratic or noble title of high office used in a variety of places in the Arab countries and Afghanistan . It means "commander", "general", or "prince". The feminine form is EMIRA (أميرة ʾAmīrah). When translated as "prince", the word "emirate " is analogous to a sovereign principality . CONTENTS * 1 Origins * 2 Princely, ministerial and noble titles * 3 Military ranks and titles * 4 Other uses * 5 Emirs in fiction * 6 See also * 7 Notes ORIGINS Emir of Kano , Sanusi Lamido Sanusi HRH Crown Prince Farouk , Amir of the Kingdom of Egypt and the Sudan , on ascension to the throne 1936 as HM King Farouk I. Amir, meaning "Lord" or "commander-in-chief", is derived from the Arabic root a-m-r, "command"
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Gul Mohammad
GUL MOHAMMAD pronunciation (help ·info ), sometimes referred to as GUL MAHOMED, (15 October 1921, Lahore – 8 May 1992, Lahore) played Test cricket for India and Pakistan . He was educated at Islamia College, Lahore. Gul Mohammad was a small man who stood only 5' 5, but a brilliant attacking left-handed batsman and fine fielder in the covers. He made his first-class debut at the age of 17 and hit 95 in his first match in the Bombay Pentangular . In 1942/43, he scored 144 for Bijapur Famine XI against Bengal Cyclone XI and added 302 with Vijay Hazare . On a slow, flat wicket, the first innings of the two teams added up to 1376 runs. Gul Mohammad's most famous innings is the 319 that he scored for Baroda against Holkar in the final of the 1946/47 Ranji Trophy . Gul joined Vijay Hazare with the score at 91 for 3 and when he was out 533 minutes later, they had added 577 runs, then a world record for any wicket in first-class cricket . Hazare scored 288 in ten and a half hours
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Akash Chopra
AAKASH CHOPRA pronunciation (help ·info ) (born 19 September 1977) is a former Indian cricketer , who played for the Indian cricket team from late 2003 until late 2004 as a defensive opening batsman and close catcher in Test matches . An article by Aakash Chopra was featured in the 2012 book Rahul Dravid: Timeless Steel . An article by Aakash Chopra has also appeared in the book "Sachin Tendulkar : The man cricket loved back." (2014). He can be seen commentating in various international matches telecasted on Star Sports , plying his trade mainly in Hindi commentatory. CONTENTS * 1 Early years * 2 Career * 2.1 International * 2.2 IPL * 2.3 Ranji * 2.4 Media * 3 References EARLY YEARSAn opening batsman, Chopra started his cricket journey with Sonnet Cricket Club in Delhi. He represented India School Boys trip to the West Indies in 1995
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Hemu Adhikari
Colonel HEMCHANDRA (HEMU) RAMACHANDRA ADHIKARI pronunciation (help ·info ) (31 July 1919 – 25 October 2003) was an Indian cricketer , representing his country as both a player and coach in a career that spanned three decades. CONTENTS* 1 Life and career * 1.1 career * 2 Teams * 2.1 International * 2.2 Indian first-class * 3 Career bests * 3.1 Tests * 3.2 First-class * 4 External links and references LIFE AND CAREERCAREERA talented right-handed batsman and occasional leg spin bowler, he made his debut as a teenager before the outbreak of World War II
World War II
in the 1936/37 domestic season. He immediately demonstrated his abilities on the local stage but due to the war, and his role in the Indian armed forces, his career was interrupted
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Gujarat
† The state of Bombay was divided into two states i.e. Maharashtra and Gujarat
Gujarat
by the Bombay (Reorganisation) Act 1960 Symbols of Gujarat
Gujarat
(de facto ) LANGUAGE Gujarati SONG " Jai Jai Garavi Gujarat " by Narmad CALENDAR Saka ANIMAL Asiatic lion BIRD Greater flamingo FLOWER Marigold (galgota) FRUIT Mango TREE Banyan GUJARAT (/ˌɡʊdʒəˈrɑːt/ Gujarat
Gujarat
( listen )) is a state considered to be part of Western India
India
as well as in Northwest India
India
with an area of 196,024 km2 (75,685 sq mi), a coastline of 1,600 km (990 mi)–most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula, and a population in excess of 60 million
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Sunrisers Hyderabad
The SUNRISERS HYDERABAD (often abbreviated as SRH) are a franchise cricket team based in Hyderabad
Hyderabad
, Telangana
Telangana
, that plays in the Indian Premier League (IPL). This is owned by Kalanithi Maran of the Sun TV channel Network and was founded in 2012 after the Hyderabad-based Deccan Chargers
Deccan Chargers
were terminated by the IPL. The team made an appearance in the IPL playoffs in its first season in 2013 and won its maiden title in the 2016 season . The team is currently captained by David Warner and coached by Tom Moody . The primary home ground of the team is the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad
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Mumbai Indians
The MUMBAI INDIANS (abbreviated as MI) is a franchise cricket team representing the city of Mumbai
Mumbai
, Maharashtra
Maharashtra
, in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The franchise is owned by India's biggest conglomerate, Reliance Industries
Reliance Industries
, through its 100% subsidiary IndiaWin Sports. The primary home ground of the Mumbai
Mumbai
Indians is the Wankhede Stadium . The Mumbai
Mumbai
Indians is the most successful team in the IPL. They won the 2011 Champions League Twenty20 after beating Royal Challengers Bangalore by 31 runs in the final
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Kolkata Knight Riders
The KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS (also known by the acronym KKR) are a franchise cricket team representing the city of Kolkata
Kolkata
in the Indian Premier League . The franchise is owned by Bollywood
Bollywood
actor Shah Rukh Khan , actress Juhi Chawla
Juhi Chawla
and her spouse Jay Mehta
Jay Mehta
. The team is currently captained by Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir
and coached by Jacques Kallis
Jacques Kallis
, a former player of the team. The home of the Knight Riders is Eden Gardens , the largest cricket stadium in India
India
and the second largest in the world by seating capacity. Although the team has gained immense popularity due to its association with celebrity owners, it was surrounded with controversy and poor on-field performance through the first three years of the tournament
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Slow Left-arm Orthodox
LEFT-ARM ORTHODOX SPIN also known as SLOW LEFT ARM ORTHODOX SPIN BOWLNG is a type of Left Arm Finger Leg spin bowling in the sport of cricket . Left-arm orthodox spin is bowled by a left-arm bowler using the fingers to spin the ball from right to left of the cricket pitch (from the bowler's perspective). Left arm orthodox spin bowlers generally attempt to drift the ball in the air into a right-handed batsman, and then turn it away from the batsman (towards off-stump) upon landing on the pitch. The drift and turn in the air are attacking techniques. The left-arm orthodox spin like an off break or off spin is also a bowling action
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