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  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 9, Group B, Day 1: Mohanty, Mangaraj help Odisha bowl out Saurashtra for 218 February 6, 2015

    Cuttack: Chirag Jani fell one run short of his maiden first-class century as Odisha rode on pacers Basant Mohanty and Alok Mangaraj's superb bowling display to bundle out Saurashtra for 218 in their first innings on Friday. An unlucky Jani remained unbeaten on 99 off 143 balls with the help of...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group B wrap: Sensational Wakhare helps Vidarbha thrash Gujarat January 24, 2015

    Off-spinner Akshay Wakhare bagged a career-best seven wickets 7 for 70 to run through Gujarat batting line-up in a sensational bowling display and set up Vidarbha's 120-run victory in their Ranji Trophy Group B match on Saturday. Gujarat were dismissed for just 175 in 70 overs in their second innings at...
  • 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 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, Group B: Yuvraj hits third successive ton, double for Mandeep December 29, 2014

    Rajkot: Out-of-favour India batsman Yuvraj Singh on Monday completed a hat-trick of centuries in the ongoing Ranji season before Mandeep Singh hit a double ton, which guided Punjab to a formidable 659 for 7. Resuming the second day on overnight 327 for 3 with Mandeep batting on 154 and Yuvraj five...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Yuvraj Singh on the verge of 3rd successive ton December 28, 2014

    Rajkot: Mandeep Singh struck his maiden century of this Ranji Trophy season while Yuvraj Singh was nearing his third successive ton as Punjab reached 327 for three on Day 1 against Saurashtra on Sunday. Yuvraj was batting on 95 alongside Mandeep, who was on 154 off 228 balls. Medium pacer Sudeep...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Gujarat get three points against Saurashtra; Delhi thrash Rajasthan December 24, 2014

    Rajkot: Gujarat on Wednesday secured three points by virtue of their all-important 48-run first innings lead against hosts Saurashtra in their group league match of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, which ended in a tame draw. After bowling out Saurashtra for 207, Gujarat managed 248 in their first essay to ensure...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 1 December 21, 2014

    (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...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 2: Punjab consolidate position, Rajasthan ride on Menaria's ton on Day 3 December 16, 2014

    Paceman Sandeep Sharma claimed three wickets in four balls as Punjab took a 37-run first innings lead against Vidarbha and then consolidated it by ending the day three of their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match at 211 for six. Vidarbha started the day at 149 for six but they failed...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 2: Vineet Saxena ton takes Rajasthan to 264/2 on Day 2 December 15, 2014

    Jaipur: Vineet Saxena (118) hit a fluent century as Rajasthan reached a solid 264 for two against Saurashtra on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match on Monday. The weather, which had allowed only four overs on first day, improved and the hosts made full use of it...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 1, Day 4 December 10, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: The Group A match between Mumbai and Jammu and Kashmir was evenly poised at the end of the third day's play with the visitors finishing on 58 for one while chasing a modest target of 237 on...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 1: Delhi inch closer towards win; Yuvraj ton puts Punjab on top on Day 3 December 9, 2014

    Skipper Gautam Gambhir's decision to play at Roshanara Club ground is set to be vindicated as his bowlers pushed Delhi to the verge of an outright win over Saurashtra in their Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match on Tuesday. At stumps on the third day, Saurashtra, after being forced to follow-on,...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 1: Awana puts Delhi on driver's seat, Haryana ahead of Punjab on Day 2 December 8, 2014

    Delhi's new ball bowlers Parvinder Awana and Sumit Narwal wielded their willows to great effect as the hosts got themselves to an advantageous position against Saurashtra on the second day of their group B Ranji Trophy cricket match on Monday. Courtesy entertaining half-centuries from Awana (61) and Narwal (65), Delhi reached...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Day 1 December 7, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) An upbeat Bengal side led by their gutsy captain Laxmi Ratan Shukla will start as favourites in the Ranji Trophy opener against Baroda, who would be without the services of their batting mainstay Ambati Rayudu, out with a hip injury....
  • All eyes on Virender Sehwag as circumspect Delhi face Saurashtra December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: One of India's finest batsman Virender Sehwag, at the business end of a glorious career, will again be the primary attraction as Delhi host Saurashtra in an opening round encounter of the Ranji Trophy on a Roshanara Club track here from tomorrow. Delhi team management and especially skipper Gautam...
  • We have welcomed Siddharth Trivedi with open arms, says Saurashtra coach December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: It's not always a smooth entry into the system after being tainted but Saurashtra's veteran seamer Siddharth Trivedi has been "accepted" by everyone, says team's coach Shitanshu Kotak. The BCCI banned Trivedi for a year as he broke association's anti-corruption code by not reporting the approaches by bookmakers while...
  • All eyes on Sehwag as circumspect Delhi face Saurashtra in Ranji Trophy December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: One of India's finest batsman Virender Sehwag, at the business end of a glorious career, will again be the primary attraction as Delhi host Saurashtra in an opening round encounter of the Ranji Trophy on a Roshanara Club track from Sunday. Delhi team management and especially skipper Gautam Gambhir's...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Saurashtra thrash Maharashtra by 63 runs November 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Arpit Vasavada missed a century by four runs while Australia-bound Cheteshwar Pujara struck 86 as Saurashtra thrashed Maharashtra by 63 runs in a West Zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here on Friday. Pujara and Vasavada stitched 110 runs for the second wicket as Saurashtra piled up 303...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Baroda pip Saurashtra by 3 runs November 12, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Baroda on Wednesday pipped Saurashtra by three runs with a ball to spare in a thrilling west zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Batting first, Baroda scored 268 for nine in 50 overs with Hardik Pandya scoring 64 and former India U-19 Deepak Hooda contributing 53. In reply, Saurashtra...
  • Seamer Siddarth Trivedi back on the pitch after serving BCCI ban November 9, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Former India A and Rajasthan Royals seamer Siddharth Trivedi was back in the domestic fold as he made a successful comeback for Saurashtra in a Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Mumbai after having served a one-year ban by BCCI for not reporting approach by the bookie. It must be recalled...
  • Gujarat braces for Nilofar as it intensifies into a severe cyclonic storm October 27, 2014

    Gujarat is bracing for cyclone Nilofar which has developed in the Arabian Sea. The Met department says it has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm due to which there will be heavy rainfall in coastal Saurashtra and Kutch on October 30 and 31. The Met department has said that the...
  • Uttar Pradesh's Sudeep Tyagi to play for Saurashtra October 20, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh medium-pacer Sudeep Tyagi has been included in Saurashtra's Ranji Trophy one-day team for the West Zone league starting in Ahmedabad on November 5. Also inducted in the squad is seamer Siddharth Trivedi, who is facing a one-year ban in connection with the IPL 2013 match-fixing scandal. "Jaydev Shah has been...
  • Heavy rains lash Gujarat, MET department issues flood warning September 10, 2014

    Vadodara: With heavy rains lashing many parts of Central and Northern Gujarat and Saurashtra in the last 24 hours, the Met department has issued a flood warning in the state. Nearly five thousand people living along the banks of the Vishwamitri river have been evacuated. The river flowing through Vadodara...
  • Modi reviews Gujarat water supply situation, urges focus on Kutch May 13, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reviewed the ground situation of drinking water supply in the scarcityhit areas of the state in peak summer, a day after polling for the final phase of Lok Sabha elections ended. The main agenda for the meeting was for ensuring adequate water supply...
  • Large parts of Gujarat hit by rain, thunderstorm; one killed April 20, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a sudden change of weather, large parts of Gujarat were hit by rain, thunderstorm and strong winds on Sunday evening, taking people reeling under intense heat by surprise, while one person was killed in a mishap. The climate across the state, except south Gujarat, started changing after 6 pm,...
  • Deodhar Trophy: Suryakumar Yadav replaces Abhishek Nayar in West Zone squad March 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Attacking middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav has replaced his Mumbai teammate Abhishek Nayar in the West Zone squad for the Prof D B Deodhar Trophy tournament starting in Vishakapatnam from Sunday. The replacement was necessitated due to an injury sustained by Nayar, according to Mumbai Cricket Association Joint Secretary P V...
  • Vijay Hazare: Maharashtra beat Saurashtra in last over cliffhanger February 28, 2014

    Rajkot: Thanks to half-centuries by Ankit Bawne and Rahul Tripathi and a splendid final over by Dominic Joseph, Maharashtra beat Saurashtra by four runs in the West Zone Vijay Hazare one-day tournament. Maharashtra made 254 for 8 in 50 overs and then restricted Saurashtra at 250, securing four points in the...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Rajasthan on top against Baroda; Saurashtra post win over Services December 31, 2013

    Jaipur: Vineet Saxena and Suryaprakash Suwalka hit unbeaten half centuries each as Rajasthan made a strong reply after bowling Baroda out for 236 on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match here on Tuesday. Saxena and Suwalka were batting on 54 and 70 respectively as Rajasthan ended the...
  • Ranji Trophy: Saurashtra need win against Services December 29, 2013

    After a defeat at the hands of Baroda in the last match, Saurashtra need a victory against Services in their final group B match starting here on Monday, to secure a quarterfinal place in the Ranji Trophy. Saurashtra have earned 16 points from seven matches so far, and even if they...
  • Ranji Trophy: Saurashtra, Baroda in a doordie match December 21, 2013

    Rajkot: Saurashtra and Baroda will lock horns in a crucial Ranji Trophy Group B match here from Sunday at the Saurashtra Cricket Association's stadium here. Both the teams need an outright win to keep the hopes of entering the knockout stage but Saurashtra will have the home advantage. Saurashtra, who drew...