Ranji Trophy Season 2011 12

  • Zaheer still has to prove fitness: Ganguly December 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Sourav Ganguly, the former India captain, has sounded a warning ahead of the Australia tour by suggesting that Zaheer Khan has not done enough to prove his fitness for the first Test against Australia starting on the Boxing Day. Zaheer injured his right hamstring on the first day...
  • Bisht wages lone battle for Delhi December 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Delhi were down and out at 74 for 5 in the first innings of their Ranji Trophy match against Baroda on Wednesday when Puneet Bisht came to the crease. Answering his team's call, the stoic-looking batsman set Delhi - who have performed well below par this season -...
  • Yusuf begins knee rehabilitation December 1, 2011

    New Delhi: A lengthy rehabilitation awaits Yusuf Pathan, the India and Baroda allrounder, as he begins strength-training on a knee injury. Yusuf hurt his knee while taking a diving catch off the bowling of his brother Irfan during Baroda’s third-round Ranji Trophy game against Haryana, and he now faces long...
  • Irfan knocking on India's door December 1, 2011

    New Delhi: When Irfan Pathan was dropped thrice (on 4, 8 and 16) during his stay at the crease on the second day of Baroda's Ranji Trophy match against Delhi here on Tuesday, he knew that this would be his day. And though the left-hander could not make use of...
  • 'No action against Agarkar for leaving squad' November 30, 2011

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association will not take any action against India discard Ajit Agarkar for returning home in a huff after being dropped from the Mumbai team for the Ranji Trophy Elite match against Orissa at Cuttack as he had taken permission to do so. "No action is being contemplated...
  • Kanitkar pulls out, Menaria to lead Rajasthan November 28, 2011

    Jaipur: Defending champions and hosts Rajasthan were dealt a blow ahead of their crucial Ranji Trophy Elite Group A match against Uttar Pradesh when captain Hrishikesh Kanitkar was ruled out due to a shoulder injury. Kanitkar has aggravated the shoulder injury he had sustained while fielding in the last match against...
  • Ranji: Ganguly to lead Bengal against Haryana November 26, 2011

    Kolkata: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly will lead Bengal against Haryana in their Ranji Trophy away match from November 29, in the absence of regular captain Manoj Tiwary. Tiwary will be with the national squad for the upcoming one-day series against West Indies. Bengal vice-captain Wriddhiman Saha, who has been picked as...
  • 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 nine-wicket win over Jharkhand on the final day of their Group B match in Nashik. Resuming at 218-6, Jharkhand were all out for 282 in...
  • Elite Division: Punjab lose, TN get 3 points November 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Saurashtra's emphatic win over Punjab by an innings and 144 runs was the lone result in the third round of the Ranji Trophy Elite Division matches that concluded on Sunday. Mumbai's Abhishek Nayar scored a valiant 191 not out but his side could not prevent Karnataka from ending with...
  • Plate Division: Kerala win, Maharashtra on top November 20, 2011

    Kochi: A brilliant all-round 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 9-63 and contributed 77 in 109 balls...
  • Elite Division: Punjab, Baroda face defeats November 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Punjab and last year's runners-up Baroda were facing defeats, while Mumbai's Abhishek Nayar, Madhya Pradesh's Naman Ojha and Mohnish Mishra scored fine hundreds on Day Three of the Ranji Trophy Elite Division matches on Saturday. Punjab, chasing Saurashtra's 542, were struggling at 44-4 after following-on at the PCA Stadium...
  • Plate Division: Kerala lead, Jharkhand struggle November 18, 2011

    Kochi: VA Jagadeesh and Sachin Baby scored half-centuries each to help Kerala reach 223-5 in reply to Tripura's first-innings 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...