Press Esc to close
Thursday 08 December 2016
News updated at 5:27 PM IST
Weather
Max: 29°C
Min : 15°C
In Bengaluru
Partially cloudy

Vinay Kumar, Mithun ruled out of UP tie

Bangalore, Nov 14, 2012 dhns:

Karnataka were dealt a double blow ahead of their third Ranji Trophy Group B clash against Uttar Pradesh after their skipper and pace spearhead R Vinay Kumar and his new-ball partner Abhimanyu Mithun were ruled out of the Nov 17-20 match in Meerut.

All-rounder Stuart Binny will lead the side in Vinay’s absence while Manish Pandey has been named his deputy.

While Vinay is suffering from a hamstring injury, Mithun has sustained a Grade I back strain. “Looking at the long season ahead, we didn’t want to aggravate their injuries, so we decided to give both of them a break to recover well,” said State selection committee chairman J Abhiram.

Pacer SL Akshay, who made his Ranji debut last season, and another new face HS Sharath have replaced Vinay and Mithun. The duo will join Belgaum paceman Ronit More in the squad. The selectors have also dropped Sunil Raju from the squad, replacing him with another off-spinning all-rounder -- K Gowtham.

After conceding lead to Baroda in their opener, Karnataka did extremely well to earn the first-innings honours against Tamil Nadu in a high-scoring match to take their points tally to four.

The squad: Stuart Binny (captain), Manish Pandey (vice-captain), Robin Uthappa, KB Pawan, Ganesh Satish, Amit Verma, CM Gautam (wk), KP Appanna, Ronit More, HS Sharath, K Gowtham, SL Akshay, Kunal Kapoor, KL Rahul, SK Moinuddin. Batting coach: J Arunkumar; Bowling coach: Mansur Ali Khan; Manager: Fazal Khaleel; Physios: Shravan, Jaba Prabhu; Video Analyst: BM Santosh.

 

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Flowers in full bloom at Parliament house during the winter session, in New Delhi on Wednesday...

Flowers in full bloom at Parliament house during the winter session, in New Delhi on Wednesday...

Devotees carry idols during the International Gita Mahotsav-2016 in Kurukshetra on Wednesday...

Devotees carry idols during the International Gita Mahotsav-2016 in Kurukshetra on Wednesday...

Shah Rukh Khan taking selfie along with Rahul Dholakia, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Ritesh Sidhwani...

Shah Rukh Khan taking selfie along with Rahul Dholakia, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Ritesh Sidhwani...

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma taking selfie with team owner Neeta Ambani...

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma taking selfie with team owner Neeta Ambani...

Tollywood actress Rituparna Sengupta crowning the winner of Sarad Sundari-2016...

Tollywood actress Rituparna Sengupta crowning the winner of Sarad Sundari-2016...

An RAF jawan guards at a water cannon vehicle in Talwandi Sabo near Bathinda on Wednesday....

An RAF jawan guards at a water cannon vehicle in Talwandi Sabo near Bathinda on Wednesday....

Supporters of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa get their heads shaves....

Supporters of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa get their heads shaves....

A policewoman places flowers at the burial place of former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa...

A policewoman places flowers at the burial place of former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa...

Birds atop a roof as suns ets during a foggy day in Srinagar on Wednesday...

Birds atop a roof as suns ets during a foggy day in Srinagar on Wednesday...

A fisherman casts his net to catch fish during a foggy day at Dal Lake in Srinagar on Wednesday...

A fisherman casts his net to catch fish during a foggy day at Dal Lake in Srinagar on Wednesday...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523