2014

  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group A wrap: Shardul five-for gives Mumbai 169-run win over Baroda 23 minutes ago

    Vadodara: Pacer Shardul Thakur returned with a five-wicket haul to guide Mumbai to a comfortable 169 runs win over Baroda in a Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Sunday. Chasing a mammoth 408 runs for an outright win, Baroda were bowled out for 238 in 77.3 overs in their...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group C wrap: Kerala thrash Services by 9 wickets 3 hours 44 minutes ago

    Kerala registered their first win of the season as they crushed Services by nine wickets on the fourth and final day of their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match on Sunday. Kerala shot out Services for 174 from 45.4 overs in their second innings after being forced to follow on with...
  • From Vijay Hazare to KL Rahul: India's triple centurions 5 hours 24 minutes ago

    Scoring a triple century is one of the toughest endeavours for a batsman. Don Bradman, Brian Lara, Virender Sehwag and Chris Gayle are the only ones to have achieved the feat twice in Test cricket. Lara's 501 not out in Warwickshire's game against Durham in 1994 is also the highest...
  • Ranji Trophy, Round 8: Mumbai, Haryana register wins; Delhi lose 8 hours 10 minutes ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 3 Round up: Hosts Vidarbha bowled with clinical precision to outclass table toppers Delhi by an innings and 93 runs. Having won the match in less than two and half days, Vidarbha with seven points including a bonus from this...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group A wrap: Bengal opener Arindam, spinners surrender initiative to Railways 20 hours 23 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Inability of the spin troika to dismiss the Railways' last wicket pair of Anureet Singh and Avinash Yadav cost hosts Bengal three points in a crucial group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy on Saturday. At stumps, Bengal were 187 for five in their second essay after Railways scored 302...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group C wrap: Jharkhand enforce follow-on on Goa 22 hours 55 minutes ago

    Jharkhand spinner Samar Quadri polished off Goa's tail, grabbing last four wickets quickly, to bundle out the hosts for 215 in their first innings and enforce a follow-on on the third and penultimate day of their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match on Saturday. Following on, Goa reached 161 for five...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group B wrap: Vidarbha inflict humiliating innings defeat on Delhi Yesterday

    Nagpur: Hosts Vidarbha bowled with clinical precision to outclass table toppers Delhi by an innings and 93 runs in a group league encounter of Ranji Trophy on Saturday. Having won the match in less than two and half days, Vidarbha with seven points including a bonus from this match climbed upto...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 8, Day 3 Yesterday

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 2 Round-up: Seen as a future India Test regular, Young Lokesh Rahul on Friday cracked a memorable triple century - the first from Karnataka to achieve the feat in Ranji Trophy as well as first-class cricket - guiding his...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group B wrap: Vidarbha put Delhi on mat, sick Sehwag comes in at No 10 Yesterday

    Table toppers Delhi were outplayed for the second day in succession as they finished the proceedings at 133 for eight in reply to hosts Vidarbha's respectable first innings score of 370 in a Ranji Trophy group league encounter, here today. Delhi, who still need 87 runs to avoid follow-on will be...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group C wrap: Assam take first-innings lead against Andhra Yesterday

    Guwahati: Assam took a vital first-innings lead in their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match against Andhra Pradesh here on Friday. At stumps on the second day, Assam were 199 for six in their first innings, taking a lead of 62 runs with four wickets remaining in reply to the visiting...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group A wrap: Rawat shines as Railways inch towards 1st innings lead Yesterday

    Kolkata: Skipper Mahesh Rawat's fluent half-century kept Railways with a bright chance of getting the first innings lead against hosts Bengal in a group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy on Friday. In reply to Bengal's first innings score of 268, Rawat's unbeaten 56 helped Railways reach 219 for six in...
  • West Indies series loss compounded by over-rate fine 2 days ago

    Centurion: The West Indies have been slapped with a fine by the International Cricket Council for maintaining a slow over-rate during their loss to South Africa in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI). Match referee Chris Broad on Thursday found the Caribbean side two overs short of their target at...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 8, Day 2 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Lokesh Rahul's good run of form continued as the young batsman struck an unbeaten 150 to guide Karnataka to a comfortable position in their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match against Uttar Pradesh here on Thursday. At stumps on the first day, hosts Karnataka were strongly placed at 326 for...
  • Nuwan Kulasekera reprimanded for aggressive celebration 2 days ago

    Wellington: Sri Lankan fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekera was reprimanded for aggressive celebration of Luke Ronchi's dismissal during his team's seventh ODI against New Zealand on Thursday. "Kulasekera admitted to a breach of Article 2.1.8 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel," said the ICC in a...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group B wrap: Satish ton takes Vidarbha to 274/6 2 days ago

    Nagpur: Ganesh Satish scored his second century of the Ranji Trophy season to guide Vidarbha to 274 for six against Delhi on day one of the Group B match on Thursday. The hosts were struggling at 47 for three before Satish shepherded them to recovery with an unbeaten 119 off 252...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group C wrap: Assam bundle out Andhra for 137 2 days ago

    Guwahati: Assam bundled out Andhra for a paltry 137 with Arup Das snaring four wickets in their Group C Ranji Trophy match on Thursday. When stumps were drawn on the first day that saw only 73 overs bowled out of 90, Assam were 32 for one in their first innings. Arun...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group A wrap: KL Rahul hits unbeaten ton as Karnataka dominate 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Lokesh Rahul's good run of form continued as the young batsman struck an unbeaten 150 to guide Karnataka to a comfortable position in their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match against Uttar Pradesh here on Thursday. At stumps on the first day, hosts Karnataka were strongly placed at 326 for...
  • Kumar Sangakkara breaks ODI record for dismissals 3 days ago

    Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara broke the world record for the most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in one-day internationals on Thursday. Sangakkara took his career tally to 473 dismissals when he caught Corey Anderson off the bowling of Shaminda Eranga in Sri Lanka's seventh match against New Zealand. The 37-year-old went into the...
  • J&K: BJP, PDP talks in final stage, government formation likely after Delhi polls 3 days ago

    Srinagar: It seems that a deal has finally been struck between the Peoples Democratic Party and Bharatiya Janata Party - the two biggest parties in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly - for government formation in the state. Sources say BJP has no objection to PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed becoming Chief...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 8, Day 1 3 days ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) With time running out fast for both the teams, Bengal and Railways will face off in a must-win match to keep themselves in contention for quarters of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament. Bengal will stick to their ploy of three-spin attack...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, 7th ODI 3 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Toss: Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat against New Zealand. Teams: New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson (capt), Ross Taylor, Grant Elliott, Corey Anderson, Luke Ronchi, Daniel Vettori, Kyle Mills, Tim Southee, Mitchell McClenaghan Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne...
  • Amla, Rossouw set up South Africa win against West Indies in final ODI 3 days ago

    Hashim Amla and Rilee Rossouw both hit centuries for the second time in the series to set up a 131-run win for South Africa in the fifth and final ODI against the West Indies at SuperSport Park on Wednesday. South Africa's batsman Hashim Amla plays a shot during the 5th...
  • Ranji Trophy: Angry Railways captain speaks to match referee on Eden strip 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Unhappy with the Eden Gardens strip, an angry Railways captain Mahesh Rawat spoke to the match referee Prakash J Bhat and expressed his displeasure about the pitch on offer for their do-or-die Ranji Trophy cricket match against Bengal starting tomorrow in Kolkata. "During the mandatory captains' meeting today, Mahesh...
  • Bengal, Railways clash in must win Ranji Trophy 3 days ago

    Kolkata: With time running out fast for both the teams, Bengal and Railways will face off on Thursday in a must-win match to keep themselves in contention for quarters of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament. Bengal will stick to their ploy of three-spin attack but more than the team combination it's...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karnataka start favourites against UP 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: Champions Karnataka go up against Uttar Pradesh in their eight round of the Group A Ranji Trophy league match commencing on Thursday with an opportunity to get back to winning ways after two consecutive draws. With 29 points after six matches, Karnataka are virtually assured of a berth in the...
  • Overlooked but not overworked, Pankaj Singh still a romantic figure 4 days ago

    When Pankaj Singh stood at the top of his run up at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Test debut against England in July last year, he not only had the experience of having taken 300 first-class wickets from ten hard-toiling seasons to dig into, but also carried the wishes...
  • Irfan Pathan: a veteran India never had 4 days ago

    Mysore: It's no secret that India lacks genuine medium-pace bowling allrounders. "That's one area that makes me a bit nervous," said Duncan Fletcher, the India coach, recently. India have tried Stuart Binny in recent times, but there are few names that crop up when one draws up a list of...
  • South Africa rest AB de Villiers for final West Indies ODI 4 days ago

    Hashim Amla returns to captain the Castle Lager Proteas for the fifth Momentum One-Day International (ODI) against the West Indies at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Wednesday. AB de Villiers has been rested for the match, while Quinton de Kock makes a return to the line-up after a speedy recovery...
  • Mumbai cricket waiting for fresh harvest 4 days ago

    Last week, Tamil Nadu beat Mumbai by an innings and 44 runs in Chennai in a Ranji Trophy match. A watershed moment. True, Tamil Nadu aren't stragglers (though they haven't been top rung in recent times either), but Mumbai - no, they don't lose so big, not by an innings, not...
  • Defeat no reason for panic, assures AB de Villiers 5 days ago

    Port Elizabeth: South African captain AB de Villiers has downplayed the significance of the defeat against the West Indies, as the side gears up for next month's ICC World Cup. "It's certainly not a wake-up call. We were wide awake and there is no doubt about the fact that we...