DHAWAL KULKARNI

  • Ranji Trophy: Mumbai hoping for turnaround after shock defeat 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Domestic heavyweights Mumbai will like to get over their defeat against Jammu and Kashmir in the opening round as they face tricky opponents in Railways in the second group league match of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, on Sunday. Jammu and Kashmir in their first meeting against Mumbai convincingly...
  • Dhawal Kulkarni flying to Australia as cover for injured Bhuvneshwar Kumar December 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai pace spearhead Dhawal Kulkarni is being sent to Australia on an urgent basis as replacement for injured Indian seamer Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, according to Cricket Board secretary Sanjay Patel. "Dhawal will be flying to Australia on Saturday and we are in the process of getting his visa done. He is...
  • Virat Kohli powers India to 5-0 series whitewash November 16, 2014

    Ranchi: Virat Kohli (139 off 126) played a captain's knock by taking his side home when the chips were down as India won the 5th and final ODI against Sri Lanka in Ranchi by three wickets. The Indian innings got off to a poor start as the team lost both their...
  • 4th ODI: Rampant Rohit Sharma powers India to a 153-run win over Sri Lanka November 13, 2014

    Kolkata: India rode on Rohit Sharma's great double-century in the fourth ODI to get past a hapless Sri Lanka, who were found wanting all throughout the match. Virat Kohli won the toss and made some changes which were pretty much expected in the line-up after Team India pocketed the series...
  • Dhawal Kulkarni ruled out of ODI series against West Indies November 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai pace bowler Dhawal Kulkarni, who earned his maiden national limitedovers callup just a couple of days back, was Thursday ruled out of the threematch ODI series against the West Indies after sustaining a foot injury. The selection committee has picked up R Vinay Kumar as Kulkarni's replacement in the...
  • Ishant dropped for Dhawal as India name squad for West Indies ODIs November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Dhawal Kulkarni has been given a maiden callup to the Indian squad as the selection committee on Tuesday named 15 players for the threeODI series against the touring West Indies. Another young pacer Mohit Sharama has also been recalled after missing out from the ODI series against Australia that India...
  • Tendulkar asked me to stay relaxed: Dhawal Kulkarni October 30, 2013

    Lahli: Lost in the crowd surrounding Sachin Tendulkar following his matchwinning knock in his last Ranji Trophy game, Mumbai's Dhawal Kulkarni on Wednesday said it was the retiring legend's guidance that helped him hang around after being hit on the face by a sharp bouncer. Tendulkar's farewell game ended in a...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Day 2 October 28, 2013

    Catch all the live action from Ranji Trophy 201213 as Sachin Tendulkar plays last match for Mumbai against Haryana. The 201314 Ranji Trophy season opened to a rousing reception at the sleepy town of Lahli where Mumbai took on Haryana. Mumbai's Sachin Tendulkar and Saurashtra's Sitanshu Kotak will quit Ranji Trophy after...
  • 3rd Unofficial Test: India A bowl out West Indies A for 268 on Day 1 October 9, 2013

    Hubli: On a day of fluctuating fortunes, West Indies A batted brilliantly in first two sessions before India A bowlers fought back strongly in the last session of the first day's play to share the honours in the third unofficial Test at the KSCA Stadium on Wednesday. Put in to bat,...
  • Pujarainspired India A take on West Indies A in first unofficial Test September 24, 2013

    Mysore: Led by an inform Cheteshwar Pujara, India A would eye revenge for the ODI series loss when they take on a confident West Indies A in the unofficial threeTest series starting Wednesday. Saurashtra runmachine Pujara has had a good series with the bat against South Africa A and will...
  • Kulkarni ranks performance against RCB as his best April 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians pacer Dhawal Kulkarni feels his 3/19 against a rampaging Royal Challengers Bangalore in Mumbai's 58run win is one of his best in the Indian Premier League. Playing his first match of the season, Kulkarni picked up three wickets giving away just 19 runs as Mumbai pulled off a...
  • Dhawal Kulkarni: An asset in the making for Mumbai April 28, 2013

    Playing just his first match for Mumbai Indians, Dhawal Kulkarni showed what an asset he could be for his side. The seam bowler played a key role in restricting Royal Challengers Bangalore to 136, which were 58 short of the mammoth 194 posted by Mumbai Indians on Saturday. Kulkarni thrived on...
  • Allround Mumbai thrash Bangalore by 58 runs April 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Medium pacer Dhawal Kulkarni removed Royal Challengers Bangalore's top order in the blink of an eye to help Mumbai Indians to a thumping 58run win here at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday night. This was Mumbai's fifth win in eight matches, while Bangalore suffered their third defeat in nine...
  • Mumbai Indians begin training camp at Wankhede March 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians players on Friday underwent a training session ahead of the IPL season beginning next week with captain Ricky Ponting having a feel of the team environment though he did not take part in the practice. Ponting joined the team after arriving last night and was present at...
  • Injured Rohit, Dhawal out of Deodhar Trophy March 10, 2013

    Mumbai: West Zone will be without key players Rohit Sharma and Dhawal Kulkarni in their DB Deodhar Trophy campaign after injuries ruled them out of the one-day tournament, which started on Sunday in Guwahati. The Mumbai duo has been replaced by Siddesh Lad, also from the same city, and Saurashtra's...
  • I need to convert fifties into hundreds: Ambati Rayudu February 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Rest of India batsman Ambati Rayudu, who cracked an unbeaten 118 against Mumbai, is happy with the way his batting is shaping up but said he needs to convert the fifties into hundreds. "Rest of my career I need to convert those fifties I think. I have lot more...
  • Mr. Consistent Kulkarni shines again January 26, 2013

    Mumbai: There are not many seam bowlers around in India who could bowl all six deliveries at one spot if asked to do so and Dhawal Kulkarni, the Mumbai medium pacer, fits well in that category. The 24yearold proved to be the wreckerinchief on day one of their Ranji Trophy...
  • Mumbai stamp superiority on day 1 January 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai put the first step towards clinching their record 40th Ranji Trophy title as they bowled Saurashtra out for just 148 on day one of the final at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. It was a case of an abject surrender by Saurashtras batsmen, who couldnt have the measure...
  • Sachin's presence makes Mum favourites January 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar's presence in the upcoming 201213 Ranji Trophy final at the Wankhede Stadium gives hosts and 39time tournament winners Mumbai a huge advantage, a fact acknowledged by players on both sides. Ahead of what will be Tendulkar's 36th appearance for Mumbai and his sixth Ranji Trophy final, the...
  • Mood upbeat ahead of Ranji final, says Kulkarni January 21, 2013

    Dhawal Kulkarni says that they have an added advantage to have Tendulkar in the side. ...
  • Ranji Trophy: Mumbai edge out Services to reach final January 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai bowlers, led by Dhawal Kulkarni, ran riot on Monday and skittled Services for 240 to take the first innings lead of 214 runs and advance to the Ranji Trophy final for the record 44th time. Resuming from their overnight score of 164 for 3, the hosts capitulated...
  • Ranji Trophy: Mumbai openers reply well to Rajasthan November 10, 2012

    Jaipur: Mumbai openers Aditya Tare and Kaustubh Pawar gave a solid riposte to Rajasthan's mammoth firstinnings total of 478 by taking the score to 76 for 0 at stumps on day two of the big Group A encounter here on Saturday. Starting from their overnight total of 269 for 2, Rajasthan...
  • Ranji Trophy: Kanitkar, Saxena tons power Rajasthan to 269/2 November 9, 2012

    Jaipur: Rajasthan skipper Hrishikesh Kanitkar and opener Vineet Saxena struck fine centuries while adding 220 for the second wicket to power the Ranji Trophy holders to 269 for 2 on day one of their secondround match against Mumbai here on Friday. The day began with Rohit Sharma, leading Mumbai in the...
  • MCA to crack whip on players' indiscipline September 15, 2012

    Mumbai: There was a time when almost half the Indian Test team was made up of Mumbai cricketers, but the numbers have dwindled and Mumbai Cricket Association's (MCA) new president Ravi Savant has identified the problem as lack of discipline and fitness. "Over the years the scene has changed and we...
  • MCA takes action against Nayar, Dhawal September 14, 2012

    Mumbai: ODI discard Abhishek Nayar and medium pacer Dhawal Kulkarni have been reprimanded by the Mumbai Cricket Association and dropped for a preseason tournament in Nagpur later this month on disciplinary grounds. Nayar (28), who has played in three ODIs, and Kulkarni, 23, have been punished for using abusive language with...
  • Agarkar again unavailable for Ranji December 17, 2011

    Mumbai: Disgruntled former India pacer Ajit Agarkar has made himself unavailable to play for Mumbai for the third match running when the 39time champions take on Punjab in their concluding Group A Elite Division tie here from December 2124. "He's informed me that he would tell me in advance whenever he's...
  • Elite Division: Kanitkar ton guides Rajasthan November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Defending champions Rajasthan put up a strong show against Mumbai on the opening day of the second round of the Ranji Trophy Elite Division on Thursday, while last year's runnersup Baroda bowled out Madhya Pradesh for a paltry 63 to take a sizable firstinnings lead. Rajasthan ended day one...