A cricketer whose bowling average is 12.4 runs per wicket takes 5 wickets for 26 runs and thereby decreases his average by 0.4. The number of wickets taken by him till the last match was

(a) 64 (b) 72 (c) 80 (d) 85

A cricketer whose bowling average is 12.4 runs per wicket takes 5 wickets for 26 runs and thereby decreases his average by 0.4. The number of wickets taken by him till the last match was

(a) 64 (b) 72 (c) 80 (d) 85

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Let the number of wickets taken till the last match be Then,

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127