PLATE DIVISION

  • Hyderabad team for Ranji quarters announced December 29, 2011

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad team for the upcoming Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match against Rajasthan was announced on Thursday. Hyderabad, who started the tournament in the Plate Division and earned promotion after beating Vidarbha in the semifinals, will take on Rajasthan at home in the fourday knockout match beginning on January 2. Squad: DB...
  • Plate Div: Hyderabad, Maharashtra go through December 24, 2011

    Nagpur: After playing out draws in their respective Plate division matches against Vidarbha and Himachal Pradesh, Hyderabad and Maharashtra have booked their places in this year's knockout stage of the Ranji Trophy and have also ensured of playing with the other Elite teams in the next season. Hyderabad pipped Vidarbha by...
  • Plate Div: Jungade puts Vidarbha in command December 22, 2011

    Nagpur: An undefeated 125run stand for the ninth wicket between tailenders Amol Jungade (92) and Akshay Wakhare (50) helped Vidarbha score 467 for eight against Hyderabad, while Maharashtra were dismissed for 415 and then grabbed three quick Himachal wickets for 68 on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Plate...
  • Plate Div: Deserving lastfour eye finals December 20, 2011

    The battle to secure a place in the Ranji Trophy Plate Division final kicks off on Wednesday as Maharashtra take on Himachal Pradesh in Pune and Vidharbha face Hyderabad in Nagpur. The winners of these two semifinals will progress to the final and earn the right to play among the...
  • Goa association lifts ban on Asnodkar November 22, 2011

    Panaji: Swapnil Asnodkar's plea for forgiveness after his decision to go for a draw against Maharashta, opposing the advice of the team management and coach, has been accepted by the Goa Cricket Association (GCA), which has decided to lift the ban imposed on him. "Swapnil has accepted his mistake and his...
  • Plate Division: Maharashtra, Hyderabad earn wins November 21, 2011

    Nashik: Goa, Maharashtra and Hyderabad registered wins in the Ranji Trophy Plate Division, defeating Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand and Assam respectively on Sunday. Maharashtra registered a comprehensive ninewicket win over Jharkhand on the final day of their Group B match in Nashik. Resuming at 2186, Jharkhand were all out for 282 in...
  • Plate Division: Kerala win, Maharashtra on top November 20, 2011

    Kochi: A brilliant allround display by medium pacer Sony Cheruvathur helped Kerala defeat Tripura by an innings and 53 runs with a day to spare in their Ranji Trophy Plate Division Group A match on Saturday. Former captain Cheruvathur returned with match figures of 963 and contributed 77 in 109 balls...
  • Plate Division: Kerala lead, Jharkhand struggle November 18, 2011

    Kochi: VA Jagadeesh and Sachin Baby scored halfcenturies each to help Kerala reach 2235 in reply to Tripura's firstinnings total of 139 on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Plate Group A match on Friday. At stumps, Kerala were in command with a healthy lead of 84, with Sachin Baby...
  • Plate Div: Services, Kerala tie evenly balanced November 12, 2011

    Kochi: Kerala were struggling at 121 for four in their first innings after restricting Services to 253 on the second day of their Ranji trophy Plate Division Group 'A' match at the Jawaharlal Nehru International stadium here on Friday. Replying to Services' modest total, Kerala got off to a good start...
  • Plate Division: Bowlers reign supreme on Day 1 November 11, 2011

    Kochi: There was plenty of joy for the bowlers on the opening day of the second round of the Ranji Trophy Plate Division matches on Thursday. Akshya Darekar picked up five wickets as Maharashtra bowled out Hyderabad for 124, before the visitors themselves lost four wickets to end the day's...