RANJI TROPHY

  • Ranji Trophy: Uttar Pradesh host Bengal in Round 7 January 20, 2015

    Ghaziabad: Uttar Pradesh host Bengal in a Ranji Trophy battle of struggling cricket teams beginning at the Mohan Meakin ground on Tuesday. Though both teams would have wanted to be placed higher after five matches, Bengal have a better chance of making the quarter-finals. The visitors have 10 points from a loss...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karnataka favourites to roll over Baroda January 20, 2015

    Mysuru: A rampant Karnataka, strengthened by the return of Test batsman Lokesh Rahul, take on Baroda, in the sixth round of the Ranji Trophy starting here on Wednesday, in what should be another comfortable outing for the hosts. They currently lead Group A table with 28 points. With four wins and...
  • Varun Aaron included in 15-member Jharkhand Ranji Trophy squad January 19, 2015

    Jamshedpur: Team India speedster Varun Aaron has been included in the 15-member Jharkhand team that will play against Hyderabad in the Ranji Trophy Group C league match at JSCA International cricket stadium from January 21. Aaron was included in place of medium pacer Jaskaran Singh, said Rajesh Verma, Secretary of Jharkhand...
  • Fit-again Wasim Jaffer included in Mumbai squad against Tamil Nadu January 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Veteran opener Wasim Jaffer, out of action from Mumbai's Ranji Trophy cricket campaign after suffering a finger injury in their season opener against J&K, has regained his fitness will play against Tamil Nadu in their group league match against Chennai from January 21-24. The squad led by Suryakumar Yadav has...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group B wrap: Punjab manage a point vs Gujarat, stay in 2nd position January 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Title contenders Punjab maintained their second position in the group table despite managing a single point against Gujarat in a Ranji Trophy cricket match. A match which turned out to be a first innings contest saw Punjab get all out for 362 in reply to Gujarat's mammoth first innings total...
  • I am close to bowling at my best, says fit-again Irfan Pathan January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: A fit-again Irfan Pathan feels that he is close to bowling at his best and it's just a matter of time before he is again back in contention for the seam bowling allrounder's slot in the Indian cricket team that has been up for grabs for some time. Thirty-year-old...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group C wrap: Himachal earn 3 points against Jharkhand January 16, 2015

    Dharamsala: Pacer Rishi Dhawan took a five-wicket haul as Himachal Pradesh bundled out Jharkhand for 232 to earn a 72-run first innings lead and three points from the tie that ended in a tame draw on the fourth and final day of their Group C Ranji Trophy. Resuming on 94 for...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group A wrap: Bengal bowlers toil hard as J&K get a point January 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Bengal bowlers again failed to provide decisive blows as debutant Imran Haroon's century helped Jammu and Kashmir get a point to remain in hunt for a quarter-final berth in the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, here on Friday. Set a stiff target of 337 from 76 overs after Bengal declared their...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 6, Day 4 January 16, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 3 roundup: Firing on all cylinders, four big guns - Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Maharastra and Tamil Nadu - won their Ranji trophy engagements inside three days Thursday. Manan Sharma spun Delhi to an innings and 150 run victory with a...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group C wrap: Anshul Gupta ton takes Services to 219/4 against Goa January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Anshul Gupta struck an unbeaten century to guide Services to 219/4 in their Group C Ranji Trophy match against Goa here on Thursday. Responding to Goa's first-innings total of 304 all out, Services trailed by 85 runs with six wickets remaining when stumps were drawn on the third day...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group A wrap: Manoj Tiwary's all-round show puts Bengal on top January 15, 2015

    Kolkata: An all-round show by Manoj Tiwary put Bengal in the driver's seat against Jammu & Kashmir on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy Group A cricket fixture at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. The part-time legspinner Tiwary (2/19) claimed two wickets including that of J&K top...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group B wrap: Maharashtra outplay Rajasthan, Pujara stikes ton on return January 15, 2015

    Pune: Pacer Shrikant Mundhe ripped through Rajasthan's line-up as Maharashtra thrashed the visiting side by nine wickets on an eventful third day of their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match here on Thursday. Overnight 274 for nine in their first innings, Maharashtra folded without adding anything to their tally before bowling...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 6, Day 3 January 15, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 2 Roundup: Bengal were in a slightly advantageous position as they got rid of the Jammu and Kashmir top order on the second day of their Ranji trophy match at the Eden Gardens. Responding to Bengal's first innings score of...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group B wrap: Vidarbha on top, Delhi ride on Unmukt's ton January 14, 2015

    Having posted a massive first innings total of 583 for nine declared, Vidarbha reduced Saurashtra to 20 for two at the end of the second day's play of their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match on Wednesday. Resuming on 352 for three, overnight batsman S Badrinath, who started the day on...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group C wrap: Andhra on top against Tripura; No play in Dharamsala January 14, 2015

    Ongole: Riding on a superb ton by skipper Mohammad Kaif and a half-century by Ricky Bhui, Andhra took a solid 159-run first innings lead before reducing Tripura to 13 for three in their second innings on day two of their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match here on Wednesday. Starting the...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group A wrap: Mukund ton puts Tamil Nadu in command January 14, 2015

    Chennai: Skipper Abhinav Mukund led from the front with a patient century to help Tamil Nadu reach a strong position on the second day of their Group A Ranji Trophy match against Uttar Pradesh. At stumps, Tamil Nadu were 360 for 7 in reply to Uttar Pradesh's first-innings score of 182...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 6, Day 2 January 14, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 1 Roundup: Bengal rode on wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha's exquisite 129 and Laxmi Ratan Shukla's 72 to reach 312/7 on day one of the Ranji Trophy game against Jammu amnd Kashmir on Monday. In Delhi, Unmukt Chand scored 117 to take...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C wrap: Goa reach 253/5 against Services on Day 1 January 13, 2015

    Skipper Sagun Kamat (81), Darshan Misal (65 not out) and Saurabh Bandekar (55 not out) scored a half-century each to guide Goa to 253 for five on the opening day on Tuesday. Kamat scored his runs off 117 balls during which he struck 14 fours and one six at the Palam...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A wrap: Saha hits unbeaten ton to lift Bengal from trouble January 13, 2015

    Kolkata: Not less than 48 hours after returning from the gruelling tour to Australia, wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha slammed an unbeaten century to script Bengal's stunning comeback against Jammu and Kashmir on the opening day on Tuesday. Having just returned from Australia on late Sunday night, Saha was quick to adjust to...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B wrap: Gujarat on top against Punjab on Day 1 January 13, 2015

    Ahmedabad: A solid performance by the top half helped Gujarat reach 284 for four in their first innings on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match against Punjab. Electing to bat after winning the toss, Gujarat recovered from the early loss of opener Smit Patel (14) to be...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 6, Day 1 January 13, 2015

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Preview: Captain Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag have been instrumental in taking Delhi to the top of group B and will once again look to dominate proceedings when the hosts take on a lowly-placed Odisha in their Ranji Trophy match on...
  • Ranji Trophy: Bengal look to bounce back against Jammu and Kashmir January 12, 2015

    Kolkata: Boosted by Sourav Ganguly's pep talk and the return of Wriddhiman Saha, Bengal will look to bounce back by logging six points against a struggling Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in their Ranji Trophy cricket Group A match at Eden Gardens. The former India captain and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)...
  • 'Pathan Power' on display as Baroda take on Railways January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The spotlight will be on Yusuf and Irfan Pathan when the brothers from Baroda take the field against Railways in a group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Tuesday. Placed second behind leaders Karnataka, Baroda showed good form in their last match against Uttar Pradesh in Lucknow when...
  • Ranji Trophy: Delhi's 'Big Two' eye another dominating show January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Captain Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag have been instrumental in taking Delhi to the top of group B and will once again look to dominate proceedings when the hosts take on a lowly-placed Odisha in their Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Tuesday. Having already pocketed three of their...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Delhi settle for three points against Haryana January 8, 2015

    Lahli: Delhi had to settle for three points and a draw against Haryana after not a single ball was bowled on the fourth and final day of the Ranji Trophy Group B match as dense fog engulfed the Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium here on Thursday. Delhi were to begin the day...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A, Rd 5: Mumbai concede points to MP, Baroda beat UP January 8, 2015

    Round 5 of the 2014-15 Ranji Trophy concluded on Wednesday, where Karnataka extended their lead at top of Group A by beating Jammu and Kashmir, while Mumbai conceded three points and gained just one after a draw at home against Madhya Pradesh. Here's a brief round-up of the final day's...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Hyderabad clinch easy win over Tripura January 8, 2015

    Agartala: Hyderabad romped home to a facile nine-wicket triumph over Tripura after the home team's batting collapsed on Thursday and left the visitors with a meagre 45-run target in their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match here. Overnight 240 for four, Tripura collapsed to 351, leaving Hyderabad with a target of...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 5, Day 4 January 8, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Wicketkeeper Naman Ojha and captain Devendra Bundela cracked hundreds each to help Madhya Pradesh take the crucial first innings lead over Mumbai. Punjab were fighting with their back to the wall against a fine bowling by Rajasthan, who...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Stephen's 6-wicket haul takes Andhra on verge of victory January 7, 2015

    Vizianagaram: Pacer Cheepurapalli Stephen's six wicket haul took Andhra on the verge of an outright victory after they bundled out Jharkhand for 104 on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy cricket match here on Wednesday. Resuming the day 179 for four, Andhra scored 304 all out in their...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Ojha, Bundela score tons to help MP take lead over Mumbai January 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Wicketkeeper Naman Ojha and captain Devendra Bundela cracked hundreds each to help Madhya Pradesh take the crucial first innings lead over Mumbai on day three of their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket tie here on Wednesday. Ojha, who was the reserve wicketkeeper in the opening India-Australia Test at Adelaide when...