Ranji Trophy: Mumbai drop Abhishek Nayar ahead of must-win tie against Tripura

Updated: Nov 23, 2017, 11:03 IST | PTI

Batsman Abhishek Nayar was today dropped from the Mumbai Ranji Trophy squad for their must-win game against Tripura, beginning here from Saturday

Batsman Abhishek Nayar was today dropped from the Mumbai Ranji Trophy squad for their must-win game against Tripura, beginning here from Saturday. The left-handed batsman and right arm medium pacer had a difficult Ranji season this year managing only 130 runs at 18.57 and eight wickets. Meanwhile, left-arm spinner Vijay Gohil has come back in the 14-member squad. Reserve spinner Aditya Dhumal has also been dropped.

Abhishek Nayar
Abhishek Nayar

This is a must-win game for Mumbai to stay in the hunt for the quarter-finals. Mumbai have bagged the Ranji Trophy for a record 41 times.

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