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  • Is no IPL retention beginning of the end for Virender Sehwag? January 11, 2014

    Delhi Daredevils decided not to retain any of their players going into the fresh players' auction for season seven of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Reputations plummeted and the biggest loser in the process turned out to be Virender Sehwag. First a snub from the Indian selectors and now from his...
  • Just to blame Viru for Delhi's ouster not fair: Gambhir January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Putting his weight behind the embattled Virender Sehwag, senior opener and Delhi captain Gautam Gambhir said it is unfair to solely blame the swashbuckler's poor form for the team's early ouster from the Ranji Trophy. Sehwag's wretched form with the bat has been a talking point this Ranji season...
  • Viru puzzle unsolved; De Kock, Corey on IPL teams' wishlist January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag's string of poor scores in domestic cricket is likely to affect his chances of bagging a lucrative deal in the IPL 7 as it looks highly unlikely that he would be retained by his current franchise Delhi Daredevils. The eight existing franchises need to submit their 'Player...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Karnataka beat Delhi; Mumbai defeat Gujarat to enter quarterfinals January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Karnataka dispatched Delhi by eight wickets at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Thursday to comfortably top the Ranji Trophy Group A. Delhi, starting day four at 132 for 6, were bowled out for 201 in their second innings, giving their bowlers a meagre 115 to defend. Karnataka ensured there...
  • With comeback not easy, should Sehwag retire? January 2, 2014

    The Indian team is definitely going through a transition phase after the retirements of senior players. But the youngsters with lot of domestic experience behind them have settled down and so far all is well. Amidst all this, one player is toiling hard at the domestic level for a comeback. Virender...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 201314, Round 9, Day 4 January 2, 2014

    Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir were dismissed cheaply in yet another pathetic batting show by Delhi, who are now staring at a big defeat against table toppers Karnataka. Skipper Perveez Rasool scored 83 while opener Adil Rishi and middleorder batsman Hardeep Rishi scored halfcenturies as Jammu and Kashmir moved a step...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Sehwag, Gambhir flop yet again for Delhi January 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir were dismissed cheaply in yet another pathetic batting show by Delhi, who are now staring at a big defeat against table toppers Karnataka in their final Tanji Trophy group league match on Wednesday. Having conceded a first innings lead of 87 runs after Karnataka...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 201314, Round 9, Day 3 January 1, 2014

    Catch all the Live updates from Day 3 of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 9. Day 2 Roundup: Stuart Binny celebrated his maiden callup into the Indian team with a scintillating 88 as table toppers Karnataka asserted their supremacy with a solid performance reaching 226 for 5 at stumps...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 9, Day 2 December 31, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from Day one of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 9. Manan Vohra cracked a brilliant century, while India's outoffavour batsman Yuvraj Singh chipped in with 39 runs as Punjab posted a massive 380 for four on day one. In Group B, Arindam Ghosh (89) and...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Vohra's 187 take Punjab to 380/4; Gambhir scores fifty December 30, 2013

    Dhanbad: Manan Vohra cracked a brilliant century, while India's outoffavour batsman Yuvraj Singh chipped in with 39 runs as Punjab posted a massive 380 for four on day one of their Group A Ranji Trophy match against Jharkhand on Monday. Manan hit a patient 187 off 273 balls with the help...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 9, Day 1 December 30, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from Day one of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 9. 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. It will...
  • Ranji Trophy: Delhi host Karnataka in mustwin tie at Kotla December 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi face table toppers Karnataka at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday with a slim chance of making the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals. Delhi lie fifth in Group A with 19 points from seven games behind Punjab (23 points), Mumbai (23), Gujarat (26) and Karnataka (32), who have already qualified...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 8, Day 1 December 22, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from Day one of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 8. Saurashtra and Baroda will lock horns in a crucial Ranji Trophy Group B match at Rajkot. Both the teams need an outright win to keep the hopes of entering the knockout stage but Saurashtra...
  • Weather biggest rival as Delhi face Punjab in a mustwin tie December 21, 2013

    New Delhi: More than Yuvraj Singh battling it out with the likes of Virender Sehwag, rival sides Delhi and Punjab are concerned about the foggy conditions which may be the biggest impediment to an outright win in the 7th group league Ranji Trophy game at the Roshanara. The poor visibility during...
  • Ranji Trophy, Round 7, Day 4 December 17, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from day four of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 7. Day three roundup: Delhi thrashed Vidarbha by an innings and 156 runs in a Ranji Trophy group league encounter to get seven points which kept their hopes of making the knockout stages...
  • Delhi waiting for Virendra Sehwag to fire against Vidarbha December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: In their bid to stay on course for a quarterfinal berth, hosts Delhi will come out all guns blazing against Vidarbha for an outright win in a Ranji Trophy group league encounter at the Roshanara ground here Saturday. Delhi who are placed fifth in group A, are on 12...
  • Learnt a lot from Pietersen, Sehwag during IPL: Unmukt December 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Young Indian batsman Unmukt Chand, who led the Under19 team to World Cup victory last year, on Tuesday said he has learnt a lot from the likes of Kevin Pietersen and Virender Sehwag while sharing the dressing room with them during the Indian Premier League. "It is not about scoring...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Awana helps Delhi take 1st innings lead; Karnataka inches towards victory December 8, 2013

    Sambalpur: Delhi pacer Parvinder Awana (5 for 97) took five wickets after a splendid century by Odisha's Natraj Behera (158) as the visitors took a crucial firstinnings lead in their Ranji Trophy group A match here. Led by Awana, Delhi bowled out Odisha for 379, 63 runs behind their first innings...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Virender Sehwag fails again for Delhi; Punjab bowled out for 184 December 6, 2013

    Sambalpur: Virender Sehwag's awful form continued but Mithun Manhas (92) and Rajat Bhatia (unbeaten 71) struck halfcenturies to ensure that Delhi reach a respectable 268 for 6 against Odisha on day one of their Ranji trophy Group A match on Friday. Delhi's toporder came a cropper after being inserted in to...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Ishant bags four as Delhi defeat Haryana by 105 runs November 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Pacer Ishant Sharma bowled an inspired spell in the post lunch session as Delhi beat a dogged Haryana side by 105 runs in their fourth round Ranji Trophy Group A encounter on Sunday. Chasing a target of 376, Haryana were all out for 270 in 70 overs. Sachin Rana...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Gambhir hits 153 as Delhi close in on big win November 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi captain Gautam Gambhir served a timely reminder to the selectors with a potentially matchwinning knock of 153 while Virender Sehwag failed yet again as Delhi closed in on a comprehensive outright win against Haryana in a Ranji Trophy group League encounter at Roshnara club. Starting the day at...
  • Sehwag fails yet again as Delhi struggle at 184/8 against Haryana November 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Haryana bowlers produced a disciplined performance to restrict hosts Delhi to 184 for eight at stumps, on the first day of their group A Ranji Trophy encounter as India discards Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir yet again failed to post a big score. Put into bat on a seamerfriendly...
  • Removal of senior players from central contract questioned November 19, 2013

    The BCCI removed Zaheer Khan, Virender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh from its central contract. ...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 201314: Round 3, Day 4 November 17, 2013

    Catch all the live updates from the fourth day of Round 3 matches played across India in the 201314 Ranji Trophy season. On Day 3, pacer Rishi Dhawan grabbed a fivewicket haul as Himachal Pradesh crushed Jammu & Kashmir to an innings and 192run defeat in their Ranji Trophy group C...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Gambhir scores 64 as Delhi reach 191/3 November 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Seeking to make a comeback to the Indian team, Gautam Gambhir made a patient halfcentury but Virender Sehwag failed again as Delhi reached 191 for 3 in reply to Mumbai's 324 in their Group A Ranji Trophy match here on Friday. At stumps on the second day of the match,...
  • BCCI scraps contracts of Zaheer, Harbhajan and Sehwag November 14, 2013

    Raina in Grade A despite not being part of the Test squad and performing poorly in the ODIs against Australia. ...
  • Zaheer, Sehwag, Harbahajan lose BCCI contract; Tendulkar still there November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Thursday removed veterans Zaheer Khan, Virender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh from its list of contracted players, while Sachin Tendulkar, who will retire after his ongoing 200th Test, continued to be part of Grade A. Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, skipper MS Dhoni and his Chennai Super Kings' teammates...
  • I never sought John Wright's apology: Sourav Ganguly November 14, 2013

    Kolkata: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly Wednesday denied that he had wanted then coach John Wright to apologise to Virender Sehwag for having grabbed the dashing batsman by the scruff of his collar during an ODI match in England in 2002. "I was not even present when the incident took place....
  • Time running out as Sehwag, Gambhir face Mumbai test November 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Outoffavour openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir will be battling against time in their bid to get back to form as Delhi take on archrivals and defending champions Mumbai in a Group A Ranji Trophy match at the Bandra Kurla Complex on Wednesday. Mumbai have 12 points from two games...