Wary of pitch, Sachin Tendulkar aborts practice ahead of Ranji Trophy semi final

Tendulkar doing a lot of knocking prior to a match has been regular but one doesn't find him calling off A net session after only three deliveries.

updated: January 16, 2013 00:02 IST
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New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday cut short his net session ahead of Mumbai's Ranji Trophy semi-final against Services after facing only four deliveries as the practice pitch provided by the host association was not upto the mark.

Services had allocated two practice pitches for the Mumbai team and Tendulkar was the first one to pad up and enter the first of the two nets.

While he negotiated the first three deliveries from young left-arm spinner Vishal Dabholkar with ease, the fourth delivery suddenly kept low and hit in the toe-region of Tendulkar's boot.

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