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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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  • An excessively acid condition of the body fluids is known as acidosis.
  • Intracellular acidosis happens because of lactic acid accumulation and it has been viewed as the main source of skeletal muscle weariness.
  • Lactic acid is produced in the muscle from the metabolism of carbohydrates in the presence of low oxygen. This causes pain and weariness in muscles.

Therefore option (D) is correct

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