NAMAN OJHA

  • Duleep Trophy Final: Talented Central zone take on South 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A talented Central Zone team led by Piyush Chawla is aiming to come out firing all cylinders when it squares off with an equally combative South Zone side in the final of the Duleep Trophy, starting here on Wednesday. While South Zone crushed East by an innings and 118...
  • I can play as a batsman while Wriddhiman is a pure keeper: Naman Ojha 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Naman Ojha is certainly back in the national selection committee's radar after four centuries in his last five first-class innings, including two double hundreds but he rules out any competition with Wriddhiman Saha for the second wicketkeeper's slot in the Indian team. "I don't think I am competing with...
  • Duleep Trophy: Central Zone set up final against South 5 days ago

    Mohali: Central Zone proceeded to the Duleep Trophy final with a first innings lead over North Zone as the four-day semi-final ended in a draw at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium here Saturday. Central will now face South Zone, who defeated East Zone Friday, in the five-day final beginning Oct 29...
  • Central Zone reign supreme after Naman Ojha double ton in Duleep Trophy semis 1 week ago

    Mohali: Wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha continued from where he left on the opening day to notch up his second double ton in first-class cricket this year to help Central Zone amass 538 on Day 2 of the four-day Duleep Trophy semi-final match against North Zone on Thursday. In reply, North ended Thursday...
  • Duleep Trophy: Saxena, Naman sent North Zone bowlers on a leatherhunt October 22, 2014

    Mohali: Central Zone's MP duo of Jalaj Saxena and wicketkeeper batsman Naman Ojha took full advantage of dropped catches sending an inexperienced North Zone attack to the cleaners as they posted 344 for three at stumps, on the first day of their Duleep Trophy semi-final, here on Wednesday. Opener Jalaj struck...
  • Naman Ojha replaces injured Wriddhiman Saha in India Test squad August 1, 2014

    Southampton: Wicketkeeper batsman Naman Ojha will replace an injured Wriddhiman Saha in the India squad for remainder of the fivematch Test series in England, the BCCI said on Thursday. "The AllIndia Senior Selection Committee has picked Naman Ojha as his (Saha's) replacement. Ojha will join the squad at the earliest," said...
  • Ojha strikes another ton, India A in the lead against Australia A July 15, 2014

    Brisbane: Inform Naman Ojha struck a brave ton while No. 10 batsman Umesh Yadav made 90 to not only pull India A out of trouble but also give the visitors a valuable lead after the third day's play against Australia A in the second unofficial Test at Allan Border Field,...
  • Ojha, Rayudu slam tons as India A draw fourday game against Australia A July 9, 2014

    Brisbane: Naman Ojha and Ambati Rayudu hit unbeaten centuries each to rescue India A to 285 for five in their second innings on the fourth and final day as the unofficial Test match against Australia A ended in a draw at Allan Border Field on Wednesday. After an unconquered double ton...
  • Naman Ojha puts India A in command Down Under July 7, 2014

    Brisbane: A splendid unbeaten double century from Naman Ojha put India A in a commanding position against Australia A on Day 2 of their first fourday match at the Allan Border Field here on Monday. Wicketkeeperbatsman Ojha guided his team to 475 for 9 declared with an innings of 219 not...
  • Tiwary, Ojha fine show take India A to 304/6 against Australia A July 6, 2014

    Brisbane: Captain Manoj Tiwary (83) and Naman Ojha (82 batting) hit aggressive half centuries to rescue India A from initial wobble and take them to a comfortable 304 for six on the opening day of the first fourday match against Australia A on Sunday. India A lost their three top batsmen...
  • I would love to continue batting at No.3 for SRH, says Naman Ojha May 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) wicketkeeperbatsman Naman Ojha, who hit an unbeaten 36ball 79 against Kings XI Punjab, albeit in a losing cause, says he is enjoying batting at No.3 for Sunrisers Hyderabad and would like to continue at the same position as it gives him an opportunity to build the...
  • IPL 7: Toporder cameos help Punjab chase down Hyderabad's 205 May 14, 2014

    Wriddhiman Saha, Glenn Maxwell and Manan Vohra played out of their skin to script Kings XI Punjab's sixwicket win after their second successful 200plus chase of the season, which outdid a stunning knock from Sunrisers Hyderabad's wicketkeeper batsman Naman Ojha. Ojha, promoted up the order as a pinch hitter, responded with...
  • Naman Ojha blitz one of the best in IPL 7 May 14, 2014

    After Yuvraj Singh's stellar performance on Tuesday night, Indian Premier League witnessed yet another boundary fest on Wednesday, and this time by Sunrisers Hyderabad wicketkeeper batsman Naman Ojha. Ojha bludgeoned his way to an unbeaten 36ball 79 as Hyderabad posted a mammoth 205 against Kings XI Punjab in a mustwin match...
  • IPL 7: De Villiers's 89 off 41 scripts Bangalore's win over Hyderabad May 4, 2014

    AB de Villiers produced one of the most devastating Twenty20 innings as he smashed an unbeaten 89 from just 42 balls as Royal Challengers Bangalore pulled off a sensational fourwicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday. De Villiers butchered Hyderabad bowlers with 6 fours and 8 sixes as he took Bangalore...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Hyderabad bag Rasool, buy 24 players for seventh edition February 13, 2014

    Sunrisers Hyderabad didn't go for big players on day two of auction and rather concentrated on roping in best domestic talents. Parvez Rasool (95 lakh) and Karan Sharma (3.75 crore) became the recent acquisitions on Thursday. Karan Sharma became the highestpaid cricketer to be sold on day two by getting a...
  • We don't get similar treatment in Caribbean: Andre Russell April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: His legs slightly spread and knees somewhat bent, Andre Russell regaled the audience by crossing his arms and breaking into the Gangnamstyle jig, and then won their hearts with a proclamation that West Indians playing in the IPL are treated "better" in India than in the Caribbean. "People in...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A, Round 8, Day 4: Zaheer's fivefor guides Mumbai to victory December 25, 2012

    Indore: Zaheer Khan's incisive spell on Tuesday helped Mumbai pull off a stunning sevenrun win over Madhya Pradesh in what turned out to be the most interesting Ranji Trophy group league encounter of this season. Chasing a victory target of 311 on the final day, MP came tantalisingly close getting...
  • Ranji, Group A, Round 4: Punjab, Railways dominate day one November 24, 2012

    Punjab's mediumpacer Sandeep Sharma grabbed a sevenwicket haul to skittle Saurashtra out for 90 in the first innings on day one of their Group A match at Mohali. Punjab surpassed Saurashtra's total and were 125 for 5 at stumps. Saurashtra were 73 for 1 at one stage and were looking set...
  • Ranji Trophy: MP secure draw against Rajasthan November 20, 2012

    Jaipur: Jalaj Saxena and Udit Birla made halfcenturies as Madhya Pradesh not only averted a loss but also managed to get some brownie points in their drawn Ranji Trophy Group A match against Rajasthan on Tuesday. After declaring their second innings at 466 for 6 and setting Rajasthan an improbable...
  • Ranji Trophy: Naman Ojha wants to make it big this season November 19, 2012

    Jaipur: Having already scored two halfcenturies and a matchsaving century in this season, Madhya Pradesh wicketkeeper batsman Naman Ojha wants to build on to the starts that he has got so far for the remainder of the season. "I wanted to begin my season with good scores and that's what happened,...
  • Ranji Trophy: Naman Ojha's century takes MP to safety November 19, 2012

    Jaipur: Naman Ojha slammed his ninth firstclass century and took Madhya Pradesh to safety on day three of their Ranji Trophy Group A game against hosts Rajasthan on Monday. Ojha, who struck eleven boundaries and three huge sixes one of which went out of the ground, strung 134run partnership for...
  • Ranji Trophy, round 2: Group A Teams look to surpass Punjab November 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The second round of the 201213 Ranji Trophy season gets underway across the country on Friday, after an engaging first round of matches in which there were five outright wins and gripping, hardfought draws at Indore and Nadaun. Round two sees three additional teams open their campaigns ...
  • Consistency in Ranji season the aim for MP's Naman Ojha October 30, 2012

    New Delhi: If there has ever been a list prepared of players who were consistent performers on the Indian domestic circuit but failed to get recognition on the international scene, the name of Madhya Pradesh's wicketkeeperbatsman Naman Ojha would probably figure somewhere up in the top bracket. Though the 29yearold...
  • Chauhan advises Sudhindra to apply for mercy July 2, 2012

    Former India and Madhya Pradesh offspinner Rajesh Chauhan, who once coached T P Sudhindra, has urged the bannedforlife player to appeal for mercy rather than challenge the Board of Control for Cricket in India's decision in court. "I dont know what to tell these youngsters. Once they come into the limelight,...
  • New signings key to Delhi turnaround: Ojha May 22, 2012

    Last season, they finished bottom of the pile. This year, Delhi Daredevils are gearing up to play Kolkata Knight Riders in the playoff on Tuesday as the topranked team of IPL 5. It's a pretty dramatic turnaround for a side that only managed four wins last season (they have 11...
  • Delhi want to remain on top: Warner May 10, 2012

    Hyderabad: Expressing happiness over winning their IPL match against Deccan Chargers here to reclaim the top position, Delhi Daredevils batsman David Warner on Thursday said the team has to keep its good show going to do well in tournament ahead. Warner (109 not out off 54 balls) and Naman Ojha (64...
  • Warner ton buries Deccan Chargers May 10, 2012

    Hyderabad: David Warner scored a brilliant ton and was involved in a record second wicket stand for Delhi Daredevils (189 off 100) to smash the Deccan Chargers all over the park as Delhi chased down Deccan's total in 16.4 overs. Naman Ojha also found his form back as he smashed...
  • Naman Ojha vows to raise his game April 28, 2012

    New Delhi: In his quest to be in the reckoning for selection in India's senior team, wicketkeeperbatsman Naman Ojha on Saturday said that he is trying to raise the bar by performing well in every tournament. "I am satisfied with my keeping, I am trying to improve game by game,...