Ranji Trophy

  • Mohammad Kaif to lead Andhra in upcoming Ranji Trophy season 3 days ago

    Ending his 16-year association with Uttar Pradesh, veteran Mohammed Kaif will lead Andhra in the upcoming Ranji season after striking a two-year deal with Andhra Cricket Association (ACA). The Allahabad-born player has accumulated 9277 runs, taken 143 catches and picked up 20 wickets in his first-class career. "It's the end of the...
  • KSCA honours Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka June 29, 2014

    Bangalore: The R Vinay Kumar-led Karnataka team, who won the Ranji Trophy, were felicitated by the state cricket association for their unprecedented achievement of winning three titles in a single year. Also felicitated by Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) were six other state squads which had won Ranji Trophy, beginning from...
  • Gavaskar says club cricket is best form of cricket May 12, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Describing club cricket as the best form of cricket, legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar on Monday said it teaches players the way to carry weaker member of a team. "Club cricket is the best form of cricket. It teaches one to be friends with your rivals even as you compete hard...
  • Pravin Amre reappointed as Mumbai Ranji Trophy coach May 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Former Test batsman Pravin Amre was on Monday reappointed as coach of the Mumbai Ranji Trophy team for the forthcoming season. "Pravin Amre has been appointed as a coach for senior team for a one-year period," said MCA Joint Secretary and senior selection panel convener Nitin Dalal after the...
  • Happy campers Karnataka cap the cricket season with a treble March 17, 2014

    They swept everything that came in their way. Sunday completed a success story of Tsunamic proportions for Karnataka that did an Inter Milan, not with the haughtiness of a Jose Mourinho but with a yeoman-like service from each member of its squad that brought home the Ranji Trophy, Irani Cup...
  • Ranji champions Karnataka favourites for Irani Cup February 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Riding high on confidence after winning the Ranji Trophy for the seventh time, Karnataka would be looking to add the Irani Cup to their silverware as they take on Rest of India in the traditional five-day match commencing at the Mangalam Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Sunday. Karnataka enjoyed one of...
  • Young Haryana Ranji wicketkeeper dies in a tragic accident February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In a tragic accident, 25-year-old first-class cricketer Sandeep Singh lost his life after a tractor run over him in his hometown Mundal on Thursday. Sandeep was in the reserves list of the Haryana team this season having already played 15 first-class, 11 List A and 16 T20 matches for...
  • We aim to dominate Indian cricket for next decade: Vinay Kumar February 3, 2014

    Bangalore: Vinay Kumar, who led Karnataka to their seventh Ranji Trophy title, on Monday said his team's goal is to dominate Indian cricket for the next ten years. "We have a great bunch of guys who are very young and hungry to perform. I feel we have it in us to...
  • Karnataka win their 7th Ranji Trophy title beating Maharashtra February 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Favourites Karnataka deservedly won their seventh Ranji Trophy title after beating a spirited Maharashtra side by seven wickets on the fifth and concluding day of the final match here on Sunday. Chasing a modest victory target of 157 in little over two sessions, Karnataka batsmen reached the destination with...
  • As it happened: Karnataka vs Maharashtra, Ranji Trophy Final Day 5 February 2, 2014

    Catch all the action from the final day as Karnataka look to wrap up the season by lifting the trophy in Uppal. Day 4 Round-up: Kedar Jadhav continued his glorious form in the Ranji Trophy with a sparkling century as Karnataka maintained their upper hand despite a spirited fightback by...
  • Vinay Kumar confident of Karnataka taking four early wickets February 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: Despite a spirited fightback by Maharashtra on the penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy final, Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar expressed confidence of his team taking the rest of the four wickets of their opponents early on Sunday and claim the title. "I would say we are 90 per cent...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Maharashtra 272 for 6, lead Karnataka by 62 on Day 4 February 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kedar Jadhav continued his glorious form in the Ranji Trophy with a sparkling century as Karnataka maintained their upperhand despite a spirited fightback by Maharashtra on the penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy final on Saturday. Karnataka finished their first innings on 515 taking a sizeable 210 run first innings...
  • As it happened: Maharashtra vs Karnataka, Ranji Trophy Final, Day 4 February 1, 2014

    Catch all the action from Ranji Trophy 2013-14 final being played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Karnataka are well on course to win the Ranji Trophy title after extending their overall lead to 169 runs at stumps on the third day. Karnataka were successful in their plan to bat...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Karnataka 474/7, lead Maharashtra by 169 runs January 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: Favourites Karnataka are well on course to win the Ranji Trophy title after extending their overall lead to 169 runs at stumps on the third day of their summit clash against Maharashtra, here on Friday. Starting the day at 230 for no loss, Karnataka were successful in their plan...
  • As it happened: Karnataka vs Maharashtra, Ranji Final, Day 3 January 31, 2014

    Catch all the action from Ranji Trophy 2013-14 final being played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. On day two, Ganesh Satish slammed an unbeaten 117 and shared 216 runs with opener Lokesh Rahul (94 batting) as Karnataka took control of their Ranji Trophy summit clash against Maharashtra. After bundling...
  • Today was my day, says centurion Ganesh Satish January 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: Karnataka's Ganesh Satish expressed happiness after slamming an unbeaten 117 on day two of the Ranji final against Maharashtra and said he sought to make the most of the opportunity that came his way. "Obviously, I was a little disappointed when I was left out. So, I made up my...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Karnataka 230/0 after bowling Maharashtra out for 305 on Day 2 January 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: Ganesh Satish slammed an unbeaten 117 and shared 216 runs with opener Lokesh Rahul (94 batting) as Karnataka took control of their Ranji Trophy summit clash against Maharashtra on the second day, here on Thursday. After bundling out Maharashtra for 305, an addition of just 33 runs to their overnight...
  • As it happened: Karnataka vs Maharashtra, Ranji Trophy final, Day 2 January 30, 2014

    Catch all the action from Ranji Trophy 2013-14 final being played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Day 1 round-up: A gutsy unbeaten 89 by middle-order batsman Ankit Bawne and a half-century by opener Chirag Khurana helped Maharashtra reach a respectable 272 for 5 at stumps on day one. Opting...
  • Motwani expects Maharashtra to post 400-plus total January 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Maharashtra captain Rohit Motwani expects big knocks from Ankit Bawne and Sangram Atitkar to take his side to a 400-plus total in the Ranji Trophy final against Karnataka being played here. "It looks like an even-stevens proceedings till now. Tomorrow's first session would be important for us. I think a...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Maharashtra reach 272 for 5 on Day 1 against Karnataka January 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: A gutsy unbeaten 89 by middle-order batsman Ankit Bawne and a half-century by opener Chirag Khurana helped Maharashtra reach a respectable 272 for 5 at stumps on day one of their Ranji Trophy final against Karnataka here on Wednesday. Opting to bat, Maharashtra lost in-form opener Harshad Khadiwale (15) early,...
  • Ranji Trophy Final, Day 1: as it happened January 29, 2014

    High on confidence following their fairytale run this season, underdogs Maharashtra would be eyeing to break their 72-year title jinx when they take on favourites Karanataka in the summit clash of the Ranji Trophy. Maharashtra won the Ranji Trophy twice but both the titles came in the pre-Independence era in 1939-40...
  • Maharashtra aiming to end 72-year title drought in Ranji Trophy final January 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: High on confidence following their fairytale run this season, underdogs Maharashtra would be eyeing to break their 72-year title jinx when they take on favourites Karanataka in the summit clash of the Ranji Trophy on Wednesday. Maharashtra won the Ranji Trophy twice but both the titles came in the pre-Independence...
  • Vijay Zol to be released to play Ranji Trophy final for Maharashtra January 24, 2014

    Mumbai: India under-19 skipper Vijay Zol will be released from the ongoing national juniors team's World Cup preparatory camp in Bangalore to play in the Ranji Trophy final for Maharashtra from January 29, Cricket Board sources said on Friday. "Zol would be released to play the Ranji Trophy final [at Hyderabad...
  • Vijay Zol told to skip Ranji Trophy final January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Maharashtra batsman Vijay Zol will not be available for his state side in the Ranji Trophy final match due to Under-19 World Cup preparatory camp in Bangalore. The final preparatory camp of India U-19 squad has started at the National Cricket Academy on Tuesday. Maharashtra coach Surendra Bhave said it...
  • Karnataka into Ranji Trophy final after Day 5 washout vs Punjab January 22, 2014

    Mohali: Karnataka booked their spot in the summit clash of the Ranji Trophy after the final day of their semi-final match against Punjab was washed out on Wednesday. Karnataka, who entered the final by virtue of first innings lead, will take on Maharashtra at Hyderabad from January 29. The match was called...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy semi-finals, Day 5 January 22, 2014

    Catch all the action from day five of the Ranji Trophy semi-final between Karnataka and Punjab with our live blog. Karnataka have almost sealed their spot in the final of the Ranji Trophy after only 36.1 overs of play was possible against Punjab in the penultimate day of their semi-final match...
  • Karnataka extend lead against Punjab on Day 4, inch closer to Ranji Trophy final January 21, 2014

    Mohali: Karnataka have almost sealed their spot in the final of the Ranji Trophy after only 36.1 overs of play was possible against Punjab in the penultimate day of their semi-final match during which they consolidated their lead to 177 runs. At stumps on fourth day, Karnataka were 447 for five...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Semi-finals, Day 4 January 21, 2014

    Catch the updates across the two Ranji Trophy semi-finals being played from January 18 to 22. Day 3 round-up: Young batsman Karun Nair completed a hat-trick of first-class centuries in his debut season as Karnataka seized control on the third day of their Ranji Trophy semi-final against hosts Punjab, taking a...
  • Ranji Trophy: Nair completes hat-trick of tons as Karnataka take lead over Punjab January 20, 2014

    Mohali: Young batsman Karun Nair completed a hat-trick of first-class centuries in his debut season as Karnataka seized control on the third day of their Ranji Trophy semi-final against hosts Punjab, taking a 81-run first innings lead, here on Monday. In reply to Punjab's first innings total of 270, Karnataka ended...
  • Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra crush Bengal to enter final January 20, 2014

    Indore: Wriddhiman Saha's gutsy century went in vain as Maharashtra crushed Bengal by 10 wickets to enter the final of the Ranji Trophy after a gap of two decades. Maharashtra will take on the winner of the other ongoing semi-final between Karnataka and Punjab. Maharashtra last played in the Ranji...