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Lack of oxygen in muscles often leads to cramps among cricketers. This results due to 

(a) conversion of pyruvate to ethanol 

(b) conversion of pyruvate to glucose 

(c) non-conversion of glucose to pyruvate 

(d) conversion of pyruvate to lactic acid

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The answer is (d) conversion of pyruvate to lactic acid

  • Breakdown of Pyruvate in presence of oxygen takes place in mitochondria leading to the formation of Lactic acid.
  •  Due to workout oxygen is used for the production of energy leading to the lack of oxygen and production of lactic acid.

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