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Injured Dhawal to miss Mumbai's Ranji semi-final vs MP

February 09, 2016 17:59 IST

Dhawal KulkarniMumbai will be without injured pace bowler Dhawal Kulkarni for their Ranji Trophy semi-final against Madhya Pradesh, starting February 13, at Cuttack.

"Dhawal is injured. He picked up a hamstring injury during the quarter-final against Jharkhand at Mysore," Mumbai Cricket Association's joint-secretary Unmesh Khanvilkar said on Tuesday.

Mumbai, who inflicted a 395-run defeat on Jharkhand in the quarter-finals, have included Bhavin Thakkar in place of Jay Bista as "Bista is not performing as per expectations", said Khanvilkar.

The team: Aditya Tare (captain), Abhishek Nayar, Akhil Herwadkar, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Siddhesh Lad, Nikhil Patil (Jr.), Sufiyan Shaikh, Vishal Dabholkar, Iqbal Abdullah , Shardul Thakur, Balwinder Singh Sandhu (Jr.), Badre Alam, Bhavin Thakkar, Sagar Trivedi.

Image: Dhawal Kulkarni