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  • Restructured Duleep Trophy can help India in Test turnaround 22 hours 43 minutes ago

    Of all the formats, most teams would like to be at number one in Tests. No doubt there is pride and prestige attached to it. It is with such high ambition, Steve Waugh brought his all- conquering side to India calling the tour the ultimate frontier, looking for a series win...
  • Rajasthan players in limbo as RCA can't give NOC for inter-state transfer 6 days ago

    New Delhi: With the Indian domestic season set to kick off in another month and a half, the future of top Rajasthan cricketers like Pankaj Singh, Robin Bist and Ashok Menaria hangs in balance as it is difficult for them to even get an inter-state transfer to play for any...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association to go ahead with their Ranji team selection August 25, 2014

    Jaipur: The rift between the RCA and BCCI is bound to deepen as the suspended association is all set to go ahead in naming their Ranji Trophy probables claiming that they are the only authorized body to do so. Mehmood Abdi, the Deputy President of RCA has claimed that "BCCI was...
  • Ranji Trophy starts Dec 7; Mumbai, Karnataka in Group A August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The BCCI tournament committee has decided to kick start the current domestic season with the Duleep Trophy starting October 15 while the prestigious Ranji Trophy will start from December 7 and continue till March 12. The Duleep Trophy will be a three-week affair from October 15 to November 3. With...
  • Mohammad Kaif to lead Andhra in upcoming Ranji Trophy season July 21, 2014

    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...
  • ECB invites Tiger Pataudi's wife for trophy presentation July 15, 2014

    The England and Wales Cricket Board has sent a formal invitation to late Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi's wife Sharmila Tagore for the prize distribution ceremony after completion of the fifth and final Test between India and England scheduled from August 15-19 at the Oval. Since the India versus England Test series...
  • Photos: Mother Nature's World Cup trophy: there's a rock in Thailand that looks exactly like the 2014 FIFA World Cup trophy! July 14, 2014

    Germany may have carried the FIFA World Cup 2014 trophy home, but there are not the only ones who've won. Nature had already handed the 2014 World Cup trophy to Thailand! The Pa Hin Ngam national park in Thailand is famous for weird shaped rocks and it was recently noticed...
  • 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...
  • Grigor Dimitrov wins final in Bucharest April 27, 2014

    Bucharest: Top-seeded Grigor Dimitrov defeated defending champion Lukas Rosol 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Sunday to win the Nastase Tiriac Trophy for his third ATP title. The 22-year-old Bulgarian needed 55 minutes to take the first set from Rosol who broke Dimitrov's service in the third game. Dimitrov got into his stride to...
  • Dimitrov to play Rosol in Bucharest final April 26, 2014

    Bucharest: Top-seeded Grigor Dimitrov advanced to the final of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Saturday when Gael Monfils had to retire with an ankle injury in the first set. Monfils twisted his right ankle when walking onto the court before the match and had to quit when trailing 5-1 after just...
  • Defending champ Rosol into Bucharest semis April 25, 2014

    Bucharest: Defending champion Lukas Rosol won his eighth successive match at the Nastase Tiriac Trophy by eliminating fourth-seeded Gilles Simon 706 (2), 6-2 in the quarter-finals on Friday. The unseeded Czech defeated Simon, Bucharest's only three-time champion, for the second year in a row. Rosol won last year in the semifinals...
  • Bucharest defending champ Rosol reaches quarters April 23, 2014

    Bucharest: Defending champion Lukas Rosol reached the Nastase Tiriac Trophy quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over eighth-seeded Jarkko Nieminen of Finland on Wednesday. The Czech saved seven of the eight break points he faced on the clay at BNR Arenas. Rosol moved the defense of his first ATP title to home...
  • Andreas Seppi and Nicolas Mahut make early exits in Bucharest April 23, 2014

    Bucharest: Sixth-seeded Andreas Seppi was knocked out of the first round of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Tuesday, along with seventh-seeded Nicolas Mahut. Carlos Berlocq of Argentina ousted Italy's Seppi 6-0, 2-6, 7-6 (4) on the outdoor clay at the BNR Arenas, while qualifier Paul-Henri Mathieu defeated Mahut 6-3, 6-1 in...
  • Nieminen makes second round in Bucharest April 22, 2014

    Bucharest: Finnish veteran Jarkko Nieminen's first match against Leonardo Mayer of Argentina took more than two hours to win in the first round of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Monday. Eighth-seeded Nieminen prevailed 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (4) on the outdoor clay at BNR Arenas against the Vina del Mar finalist. Also, Czech...
  • Baroda beat UP by three runs to win Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 title April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Baroda pipped Uttar Pradesh by three runs to regain the National T20 title for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in a thrilling last ball finish at the Wankhede stadium on Monday. Chasing a challenging target of 145, the Venkatesh Prasad-coached Uttar Pradesh team needed 11 runs off 7 balls but...
  • Baroda, Uttar Pradesh to clash in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 final April 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Uttar Pradesh and Baroda on Saturday qualified for the Syed Mushtaq Ali All India T20 final by topping their respective groups on the basis of better net run rate after finishing equal on points with Goa and Kerala. UP defeated Haryana by six wickets by riding on Prashant Gupta's maiden...
  • Baroda qualify despite losing to Kerala in Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament April 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Kerala shocked Baroda by 22 runs but failed to progress to the final from Group B as the latter went through on the last ball by virtue of a better net run rate after the two teams finished level on points in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament on...
  • Prashant's ton leads UP's win over Haryana in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy April 12, 2014

    Rajkot: Opener Prashant Gupta's struck his maiden T20 century to guide Uttar Pradesh to a commanding six-wicket win over Haryana in a Group A match of the Syed Mustaq Ali Trophy on Saturday. Chasing a stiff 179-run target set by Haryana, Prashant all and sundry with a whirlwind unbeaten 102 off...
  • Gujarat beat UP by 34 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy April 11, 2014

    Rajkot: Priyank Panchal's all-round performance helped Gujarat beat Uttar Pradesh by 34 runs in the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy Group A match here on Friday. Electing to bat first, Gujarat made 184 runs for the loss of four wickets and then bundled out Uttar Pradesh for 150 at the Saurashtra Cricket...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Baroda, Kerala win low-scoring ties to stay in hunt April 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Baroda and Kerala kept themselves in the hunt for a berth in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 All India tournament final by defeating Rajasthan and Bengal respectively in low-scoring Group B matches on Friday. Baroda chased the meagre total of 103 all out put up by Rajasthan successfully to win...
  • Uttar Pradesh beat Goa by 48 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy April 10, 2014

    Mukar Dagar's 55-run knock and useful contributions by Prashant Gupta and Eklavya Dwivedi helped Uttar Pradesh beat Goa by 48 runs in the Syed Mustaq Ali trophy Group A match on Thursday. In another Group A match on Thursday, riding on Kuldeep Hooda's five-wicket haul, Haryana beat Jharkhand by six wickets. Batting...
  • Bishnoi powers Rajasthan to thrilling win over Kerala in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy April 10, 2014

    Led by skipper Rajesh Bishnoi's blistering 75 off 36 balls, Rajasthan rallied brilliantly from a difficult situation to beat Kerala by three wickets with a ball to spare for their second straight victory in the Syed Mushtaq Ali All India T20 Group B game on Thursday. In another Group B...
  • Uttar Pradesh beat Jharkhand by 8 wickets in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy April 9, 2014

    Rajkot: A fine bowling show by Akshdeep Nath and Mukul Dagar's cracking 63 helped Uttar Pradesh thrash Jharkhand by eight wickets in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy. Jharkhand scored 114. However, Uttar Pradesh chased down the target in 14.4 overs, losing only two wickets. After being invited to bat first, Jharkhand openers...
  • Rajasthan defeat Bengal by 14 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament April 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Rajasthan staged a good come back through some incisive bowling to overcome Bengal by 14 runs in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament Group B game at the Sharad Pawar indoor academy at Bandra Kurla Complex on Wednesday. Put in to bat, Rajasthan posted 137 for 9, riding on skipper...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament sans big names April 7, 2014

    Mumbai: The inter zonal round of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament commences on Tuesday at Rajkot and Mumbai sans big names who are to start preparations with their respective teams for the Indian Premier League starting on April 16 in the UAE. Group A games featuring Haryana, Goa, Jharkhand,...
  • Delhi top North Zone with five wins in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy April 5, 2014

    Chandigarh: Delhi breezed into the Super League of the Syed Mustaq Ali T20 Trophy (North Zone) beating Services by five wickets at the Sector 16 stadium on Saturday. The team topped the zone with five victories in as many games. Services, opting to bat, made 144 for six with skipper Yashpal Singh...
  • Bengal beat Odisha, emerge East Zone league toppers April 5, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal recorded a facile nine-run victory over Odisha to emerge as East Zone league toppers and enter the main round of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament, at the Eden Gardens here on Saturady. In a must-win match to make the main round, Odisha were set a modest 122...
  • Gambhir, Sehwag star again to power Delhi to 4th straight win in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy April 4, 2014

    Chandigarh: Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a breezy unbeaten 75 as Delhi cruised to a nine-wicket win over Haryana to record their fourth straight victory in a North Zone leg match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy, here on Friday. Set a target of 141 runs by Haryana,...