ASHOK DINDA

  • World Cup selection won't be in mind when I play Ranji Trophy: Ashok Dinda December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: His inclusion in the 30-member probables list has come as a whiff of fresh air for Ashok Dinda, who was in the wilderness for nearly 22 months, after he had played his 13th one day international for India. "You can say that I am relieved and satisfied that my...
  • Shreevats Goswami, Veer Pratap shine as Bengal beat Odisha by 25 runs November 7, 2014

    Kalyani: Pint-sized opener Shreevats Goswami and new ball bowler Veer Pratap Singh produced impressive performances as Bengal comfortably beat Odisha by 25 runs to kick-start their campaign in the East Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Former India U-19 wicketkeeper-batsman Goswami anchored the Bengal innings as his unbeaten 110 took...
  • East Zone thrash West Zone by 102 runs to enter Duleep Trophy semis October 18, 2014

    Lahli, Haryana: Pacers Ashok Dinda and Basant Mohanty shared seven wickets between them as East Zone thrashed West Zone by 102 runs on the fourth and final day to enter the semi-finals of the Duleep Trophy, here on Saturday. If Dinda (3/40) ripped through the top order, Mohanty (4/44) took care...
  • IPL 7: Smith, Faulkner overshadow Yuvraj as RR beat RCB by 5 wickets May 11, 2014

    The M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Sunday saw one of the most incredible runchases in T20 history when Steven Smith and James Faulkner snatched a win from Royal Challengers Bangalore's as Rajasthan Royals overshadowed Yuvraj Singh's heroics to chase down 190 and win by 5 wickets. Chasing a stiff target,...
  • Ashok Dinda can't wait anymore to don the RCB jersey at IPL 7 April 11, 2014

    Ashok Dinda, now a Royal Challenger in the Bangalore franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL), will be playing under the future India captain Virat Kohli at RCB in IPL 7 and is focused on just performing well and doing it consistently. A spectacular show in the domestic circuit got RCB...
  • Ashok Dinda can play Tests for India in future: Waqar March 18, 2014

    Kolkata: Former Pakistan speedstar Waqar Younis says Bengal medium pacer Ashok Dinda has it in him to become a Test cricketer provided he makes a little adjustments to his bowling. Impressed with the 29-year-old Dinda's performance in the coaching session organised by Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) under its Vision 2020...
  • Shami, Dinda steer Bengal to semi-finals of Vijay Hazare March 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Pacers Mohammed Shami and Ashok Dinda shared seven wickets between them to trigger a collapse that saw Bengal beat Tamil Nadu by 77 runs and storm into the semifinals of the Vijay Hazare one-day cricket tournament at the floodlit Eden Gardens here on Tuesday. Defending a paltry 168, Shami (4/25)...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Semifinals, Day 4 January 21, 2014

    Catch the updates across the two Ranji Trophy semifinals being played from January 18 to 22. Day 3 roundup: Young batsman Karun Nair completed a hattrick of firstclass centuries in his debut season as Karnataka seized control on the third day of their Ranji Trophy semifinal against hosts Punjab, taking a...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Semifinals, Day 3 January 20, 2014

    Catch the updates across the two Ranji Trophy semifinals being played from January 18 to 22. Day 2 roundup: Middleorder batsman Sangram Atitkar hammered a listless Bengal attack into submission with a brilliant 168 as Maharashtra took a mammoth first innings lead to set sights on an innings victory by stumps...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 201314, Semifinals, Day 2 January 19, 2014

    Catch the Live updates across the two Ranji Trophy semifinals being played from January 18 to 22. The opening day of the Ranji Trophy semifinal between Punjab and Karnataka was called off without a ball being bowled due to persistent rain. Leftarm seamer Samad Fallah exposed the poor technique of Bengal's batsmen...
  • Ranji Trophy semis: Fallah rips apart Bengal; Maharashtra in control January 18, 2014

    Indore: Leftarm seamer Samad Fallah exposed the poor technique of Bengal's batsmen with some incisive swing bowling to put Maharashtra in the driver's seat on the first day of their Ranji Trophy semifinal here on Saturday. Fallah wrecked havoc with the new ball claiming seven for 58 in 16.4 overs as...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 201314, Semifinals, Day 1 January 18, 2014

    Catch the Live updates across the two Ranji Trophy semifinals being played from January 18 to 22. It will be a battle between topnotch batting lineup against a quality seam attack when Maharashtra with the likes of Kedar Jadhav and Vijay Zol take on Laxmi Ratan Shuklaled Bengal in the Ranji...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Railways hold edge over Bengal chasing 271 January 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Railways captain Murali Kartik took the attack back to the opposition camp with a timely halfcentury as the visitors need another 154 runs with seven wickets in hand as their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against hosts Bengal hangs in balance at the end of the fourth day. Chasing a target of...
  • DindaKartik involved in a verbal spat in Ranji quarters January 8, 2014

    Kolkata: There was no love lost between Bengal and Railways cricketers as veteran spinner Murali Kartik was involved in another verbal altercation with Bengal speedster Ashoke Dinda on the first day of their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match on Wednesday. A day after both teams termed it all past and captains Laxmi...
  • Ranji Trophy: Confident Bengal face Railways hurdle January 7, 2014

    Kolkata: High on confidence after recording backtoback wins, hosts Bengal would look to derail the Railways team when they clash in Ranji quarterfinals from Wednesday, weeks after an ugly 'Mankaded' incident marred an earlier rubber between the two teams. After being written off in the league stage, twotime champions Bengal brilliantly...
  • Dinda should concentrate on doing well in Ranji matches: Sourav Ganguly January 5, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday advised temperamental Bengal pacer Ashoke Dinda to "concentrate" on doing well for the state team in the upcoming Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against Railways rather than grumble about not getting a national callup. "Dinda should concentrate on his performnace now. His immediate task should...
  • Ashok Dinda feels overlooked, threatens to leave Bengal January 2, 2014

    Kolkata: Peeved at the state association's 'stepmotherly' attitude towards him, Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda on Thursday said he was mulling to switch allegiance if his home state does not support him. Venting his ire, Dinda said, "All of us play with the ultimate aim of representing the country with the back...
  • Ranji Trophy: Upbeat Bengal meet Tamil Nadu in doordie contest December 29, 2013

    Chennai: A young Bengal team will take on the mighty Tamil Nadu in the final group league encounter which effectively is a doordie battle for both teams eyeing a knockout berth in the Ranji Trophy. Both teams are on 18 points from seven games but Tamil Nadu with a better...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Bengal post emphatic win over UP December 16, 2013

    Kolkata: Pacer Ashok Dinda returned to his elements with a magnificent 7 for 82, and a match haul of 10, to set up Bengal's emphatic eightwicket win over Uttar Pradesh with more than a day to spare in their Group B Ranji Trophy league on Monday. A day after Bengal skipper...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Baroda take 1st innings lead over Services; Bengal in hunt for outright win December 15, 2013

    Vadodara: A fine knock of 118 runs by Dhiren Mistry helped Baroda grab a vital first inning lead of 178 runs over Services in their Ranji Trophy Group B match at the Reliance ground on Sunday. Mistry, who made Ranji debut this season, today made his second century, which was studded...
  • Bengal players refuse handshake after illtempered Ranji tie December 9, 2013

    New Delhi: In one of the most illtempered domestic matches of recent times, Bengal and Railway players set a poor example of an on and offfield behaviour with the two umpires hardly being able to control the proceedings during the last two days of their Ranji Trophy encounter. If tension started...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Baroda crush Madhya Pradesh, Bengal sniff 1st innings lead November 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Bengal bowlers toiled hard to restrict Services to 261 for six, giving themselves a good chance to grab first innings lead on the third day of the Ranji Trophy group B encounter on Saturday. With Services needing another 171 runs to get first innings lead, Bengal have a slight...
  • Ranji Trophy: Bengal look to sort batting woes against Services November 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bengal team under Laxmi Ratan Shukla will aim to put up a dominant performance against an upbeat Services team, when the two sides will square up for their fifth round Group B Ranji Trophy encounter at the Airforce ground in Palam from Thursday. Bengal are currently placed fifth...
  • Interview: Pune Warriors missed a good leader, says Ashok Dinda May 29, 2013

    Cricketnext caught up with India, Bengal and Pune Warriors India pace bowler Ashok Dinda to get his thoughts on his and the franchise's performance in IPL 6, his axing form the national team for the ICC Champions Trophy and working with South African great Allan Donald. Excerpts from the interview: Not a...
  • Vinay, Mishra likely for Champions Trophy May 3, 2013

    The bustling form of several Indian pace bowlers in the ongoing IPL looks to be the only major discussion point on Saturday in the corridors of the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai, when India's squad for the ICC Champions Trophy is announced. This summer's tournament will be held in England where...
  • Our pacers were a bit raw, says captain Dhoni December 23, 2012

    Mumbai: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday criticised his inexperienced pacers Ashok Dinda and Parvinder Awana for giving away too many runs, but said the duo needs to be backed as they are good future prospects. Defending 177 for eight, India witnessed a awful start before Yuvraj Singh's (3...
  • Harbhajan, Rahane, Dinda released for Ranji duties December 5, 2012

    Kolkata: Offspinner Harbhajan Singh, Ajinkya Rahane and Bengal speedster Ashok Dinda were on Wednesday released by the Indian team management for their upcoming Rani Trophy encounters, starting December 8. While Harbhajan and Rahane have been released for the Group A Ranji encounter between Punjab and Mumbai, Dinda was releived off the...
  • Five ways India can improve for the third Test against Eng December 4, 2012

    1. Firm up the batting India's batting was poor in Mumbai, barring Cheteshwar Pujara's excellent firstinnings century and a dogged halfcentury in the second from Gautam Gambhir. Most damning was the collapse on the third afternoon when spin accounted for seven Indian wickets. Numbers two to seven managed 41 runs between...