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Ricky century takes India into Youth World Cup finals

The Semi Final of the Youth World Cup saw India take on Australia at the Saravanamuttu Stadium at Colombo. Big matches often separate the men from the boys. This match certainly brought out the best in Ravneet Ricky. On winning the toss, Indian captain Mohammed Kaif immediately elected to bat first. The way his openers had been playing, he certainly would have been confident of getting a good start. As it turned out, that was exactly what happened. [More]


Ricky sets up victory platform

The Indian Under-19 team took on defending champions England at the Colombo Cricket Ground on the 20th of January 1999. The wicket at the Colombo Cricket Ground was on the slower side. The ball did not come on to the bat fluently and strokeplay was hardly the order of the day. India won the toss and predictably stuck England in to bat. The English batsmen lost wickets at regular intervals and at no point looked like they would post a challenging total. The Indian mediumpacers and spinners alike did an admirable job and England were restricted to 182/9 in their allotted 50 overs. [More]


Ricky century takes Punjab past Hyderabad

Punjab took on a strong Hyderabad side at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium at Mohali in a crucial Ranji Trophy encounter. On winning the toss, Punjab captain Vikram Rathour put Hyderabad in to bat. A good spell of bowling from Gagandeep Singh (5/49) reduced the visitors to 117 all out. Having dismissed Hyderabad so cheaply, it was important that Punjab put together a good batting performance and secure a first innings lead. [More]


Ricky sets up huge win

On winning the toss at the Karnail Singh Stadium at Delhi Punjab skipper Vikram Rathour saw the chance to pile up a big score and put pressure on Railways. He had at his disposal a list of good young batsmen trying hard to make a mark in the game. Not least in that list was opener Ravneet Ricky.Although he had shown in the past that he could play long innings, it became crucial that he concentrated hard on this occasion. As the wickets began to tumble around him, Ricky defied the Railways bowlers with a straight bat. In the company of Yuvraj Singh, Ricky to Punjab towards safety. [More]



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