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Bengal gear up to face Maharashtra in Quarters
14th March 2017
Finishing top of the table in the group league stage, Bengal now gear up to take on Maharashtra in a quarterfinal match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy tomorrow at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in Delhi.
While the frontline batsmen is in good form, Bengal will remain confident in the batting department. On the other hand the bowling will also not be a concern for Bengal, that has shown balance in the previous matches.
“After doing well in all the matches in the group league stage, except the last, our boys are looking confident and in good shape. We will try to carry on the momentum when we go to play tomorrow’s match,” said skipper Manoj Tiwary.
Asked about the pitch, he said, “It seems a good batting wicket. And with our batsmen doing well so far in the tournament is an advantage for us.”
“We have done a thorough team analysis of the opposition that would help us to attack their weak points. I feel we are in a good position and have every chance of winning tomorrow’s match,” he added.
Agniv Pan is included in the squad, dropping Promod Chandila. About his playing tomorrow, Manoj said, “We have lot of options. Whether he plays tomorrow is not yet decided. But we will obviously go with the most appropriate combination possible.”
“Maharashtra is a good side. We are expecting a tough competition from them,” Manoj concluded.



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