PRAVEEN KUMAR

  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 1 6 days ago

    (For LIVE updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Preview: A resilient Railways will have to dig deep to stop the onslaught of defending champions Karnataka in their home tie beginning at the Karnail Singh Stadium. Karnataka have continued their imperious form of last season with comprehensive victories over Tamil...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 2, Day 2 December 15, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day one roundup: Uttar Pradesh medium-pacers continuously came back to check Madhya Pradesh on the opening day of the Group A Ranji Trophy match on Sunday. Left-arm spinner Rakesh Dhruv scalped four batsmen as Vidarbha bundled out Punjab for 195 on...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: UP pacers check MP surge on Day 1 December 14, 2014

    Indore: Uttar Pradesh medium-pacers continuously came back to check Madhya Pradesh on the opening day of the Group A Ranji Trophy match on Sunday. Put into bat at the Holkar Stadium, the hosts ended Sunday on 195 for seven in 82 overs with Sanjay Mishra (6) and Puneet Datay (0) fighting...
  • Praveen Kumar's gold chain stolen from dressing room November 11, 2014

    Cricketer Praveen Kumar's gold chain worth around Rs 8 lakh was allegedly stolen from the dressing room of the Vidarbha Cricket Association here during a match, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday evening and the complaint was filed on Tuesday, they said. The Indian medium pacer had left...
  • Praveen Kumar out of CLT20 with injury, Mumbai bring in Pawan Suyal September 15, 2014

    Raipur: India discard Praveen Kumar is out of Champions League T20 after sustaining an injury to his right shoulder during Mumbai Indians' opening qualifying game against Lahore Lions, last Saturday. "Praveen Kumar sustained an injury to his right shoulder during Mumbai Indians first CLT20 qualifier match. He is undergoing a thorough...
  • I stopped stepping out of my house after IPL snub: Praveen Kumar May 11, 2014

    After missing out on initial IPL action, Praveen Kumar made an instant impact against Chennai Super Kings, albeit in a losing cause, but the Mumbai Indians mediumpacer said he still gets the goose bumps when he thinks about his snub during the February auctions. "I was very disappointed when I was...
  • IPL 7: Smith, Ashwin power Chennai to a 4wicket win over Mumbai May 10, 2014

    Opener Dwayne Smith's fine 57 off 51 balls and R Ashwin's 3wicket haul helped Chennai Super Kings clinch a 4wicket victory over Mumbai Indians with 3 balls to spare at the Wankhede Stadium. With the win, Chennai broke Mumbai's impeccable 10match winning record at the Wankhede, the longest winning streak at...
  • IPL 7: Praveen Kumar replaces injured Zaheer Khan in Mumbai Indians squad May 8, 2014

    Defending champions Mumbai Indians have roped in Uttar Pradesh swing bowler Praveen Kumar as the replacement for the injured Zaheer Khan for the remainder of their campaign in the Indian Premier League. MI skipper Rohit Sharma tweeted Kumar's picture in the team's jersey and said, "Welcome mate good to have you!!!" A...
  • AAP seeks Maran's disqualification over poll spending April 20, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday sought disqualification of DMK candidate from Central Chennai Lok Sabha constituency Dayanidhi Maran for allegedly submitting false accounts and exceeding approved election expenditure limit. In a petition to Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Praveen Kumar, AAP candidate in the constituency J Prabhakar alleged that Maran filed...
  • Uttar Pradesh beat Goa by 48 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy April 10, 2014

    Mukar Dagar's 55-run knock and useful contributions by Prashant Gupta and Eklavya Dwivedi helped Uttar Pradesh beat Goa by 48 runs in the Syed Mustaq Ali trophy Group A match on Thursday. In another Group A match on Thursday, riding on Kuldeep Hooda's five-wicket haul, Haryana beat Jharkhand by six wickets. Batting...
  • Two disgruntled boxers warned, third summoned by IBF September 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Two of the three Indian boxers, who had alleged manipulation in the World Championship trials, were on Saturday let off with warnings by the National Federation even as the third was summoned to appear before the disciplinary committee on September 30. Speaking to PTI, Indian Boxing Federation (IBF) Secretary...
  • Actor Praveen Kumar is AAP candidate for Wazirpur seat in Delhi polls September 19, 2013

    Actor Praveen Kumar who played the role of Bheem in BR Chopra's legendary television series 'Mahabharat' will contest the Delhi Assembly elections from Wazirpur on Aam Aadmi Party ticket. Kumar, an Arjuna awardee and star of Indian athletics in the 1960s and the 1970s, had joined the party recently. Kumar had...
  • Injured Irfan, Praveen ruled out of India A squad September 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Irfan Pathan and Praveen Kumar's hopes of impressing the selectors to earn a recall into the senior Indian team suffered a setback on Saturday when the two swing bowlers were ruled out of India A squad that will take on the visiting West Indies a team in a...
  • Dinesh, two other boxers allege bias in World C'ship trials August 29, 2013

    Patiala: The selection of the Indian team for the World Boxing Championships has run into a controversy with three pugilists, including Arjuna awardee Dinesh Kumar, threatening to take the panel to court even as Olympian Akhil Kumar vowed to sue one of them for dragging his name into the furore. Dinesh...
  • Praveen Kumar eyeing India comeback through domestic season July 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Out of the national fold for more than a year, fast bowler Praveen Kumar has set his eyes on the 201314 domestic season to make a comeback to the Indian team. "I am fit. I have fully recovered from my tennis elbow. I am bowling well these days. I...
  • 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...
  • Punjab seamers set up fivewicket win over Delhi April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Normal service was restored for Delhi Daredevils who followed up an excellent runchase two nights ago with another sloppy batting performance that formed the basis of their seventh defeat in eight matches. Given first use of a sluggish Feroz Shah Kotla surface on Tuesday evening, the hosts made...
  • IPL 6: Allround Gony stars in thrilling Punjab win over KKR April 16, 2013

    Mohali: What threatened to be a mismatch between the defending IPL champions and a struggling Kings XI Punjab turned out to a gripping encounter at the PCA Stadium in Mohali on Tuesday. After yesterday's upset win for Pune Warriors over heavyweights Chennai Super Kings, Punjab pulled the ground from...
  • Clinical Kings XI Punjab thrash Pune Warriors by eight wickets April 7, 2013

    Pune: Kings XI Punjab put up a remarkable allround performance to crush Pune Warriors India by eight wickets in their first match of the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League. This is Pune's second consecutive defeat after they lost their opening match by 22 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad on...
  • Wriddhiman Saha leads Bengal to win over UP in Syed Mushtaq Ali March 27, 2013

    Indore: Wriddhiman Saha slammed an unbeaten 35ball 64 as Bengal defeated Uttar Pradesh by 14 runs for their second successive win in the Super League (Group B) match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament here Wednesday. After scoring 176 for two in their stipulated 20 overs, Bengal restricted Uttar Pradesh...
  • I regret what I did, says Praveen Kumar March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Shaken to the core by a BCCI suspension for unruly behaviour during the Corporate Trophy, Indian pacer Praveen Kumar is remorseful and has vowed not to repeat the incident in future. "It was wrong on my part. The episode should not have happened. I regret it now," Praveen...
  • BCCI lifts suspension on Praveen Kumar after stern reprimand March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian medium-pacer Praveen Kumar, who was suspended by the BCCI over the charge of misconduct during the Corporate Trophy, is set to return to the fold. Praveen pleaded guilty after the BCCI issued him a show cause notice in February and now the board's disciplinary committee has decided...
  • Match referee calls pacer Praveen Kumar 'mentally unfit' February 7, 2013

    Raipur: India paceman Praveen Kumar found himself in a fresh controversy after he reportedly abused an opposition player during a match of the BCCI's Corporate Trophy here. The incident happened after Praveen bowled a shortpitched delivery at Ajitesh Argal during the match between ONGC and Income Tax on Monday. When Argal,...
  • Imtiaz fivefor sinks Delhi on Day 1 November 2, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Delhi's muchfancied lineup failed to make an impression as the hosts Uttar Pradesh dismissed them for 235 on day one of their Ranji Trophy match here on Friday. UP's young rookie paceman Imtiaz Ahmed was the chief wrecker, by picking up a 5 for 59 after UP skipper Suresh...
  • Praveen frustrated at lack of opportunities September 14, 2012

    India medium pacer Praveen Kumar is not a happy man after being snubbed by the national selectors, first for the New Zealand series and then for the Irani Cup. In an interview to the Indian Express, the 25yearold vented his angst. "I was hoping to get a call for the New...
  • Punjab dismiss Chennai by 6 wickets to stay afloat May 17, 2012

    Returning after a long layoff, Adam Gilchrist led from the front to take Kings XI Punjab to a comfortable sixwicket win over Chennai Super Kings at the HPCA Stadium on Thursday. Punjabs eighth victory in 15 matches kept alive their hopes of making the IPL playoffs this season, while Chennai,...
  • 'CSK need to bat better in the middle overs' April 29, 2012

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings' opener Faf du Plessis said the defending champions need to bat well in the middle overs to produce better results in the ongoing Indian Premier League. Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men suffered a batting collapse in their chase of 156 as they lost their IPL match against...
  • IPL will help me know Indians better: Dawes April 5, 2012

    New Delhi: India's newlyappointed bowling coach Joe Dawes feels that the IPL would be a good learning experience for him to understand the countrys cricketers, its condition and culture in a better way. Speaking to PTI, Dawes, who replaced fellow Australian and former pacer Jason Gillespie as Kings XI Punjabs...
  • 'Bowling with white ball in subcontinent is hard' April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Having toiled on the flat pitches of Bangladesh in the Asia Cup last month, Praveen Kumar said bowling with the white Kookaburra ball in the subcontinent is a "problem". "There is a problem with the white ball on the flat subcontinent wickets. First few overs it's manageable but if...