Carried over incomplete tasks to the next sprint

When you come a sprint, all open stories get carried over to the next sprint. How should I handle the modification of the task "Original Estimate" and "Remaining Estimate"? For example, from the previous sprint, the "Original Estimate" was 10 hours and the "Remaining Estimate" was 4. If the task gets carried over to the next sprint, should you update the "Original Estimate" to be reflective of the remaining hours left on the task? 

Thank you,

Kai

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Depending on the team leads, we either

1) Reset the original estimate but it may not be equal to the remaining estimate since the cost might be greater to continue to work.

2) Clone the issue so you can close off the original issue and start using the cloned copy.

In any case we want the work estimate never to be greater than what was estimated for the sprint.

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