Vinay Kumar

  • Happy campers Karnataka cap the cricket season with a treble 17-03-2014 08:15 AM

    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...
  • Karnataka completes hat-trick, wins Vijay Hazare Trophy 16-03-2014 04:52 PM

    Kolkata: Karnataka completed a historic treble at domestic level by emerging champions in the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a four-wicket win over Railways in yet another low-scoring affair at Eden Gardens here on Sunday. Chasing 158, the Ranji and Irani Trophy champions had a jittery start after they lost five...
  • Vijay Hazare: Uthappa century sets Karnataka on course against Jharkhand 14-03-2014 06:51 PM

    Kolkata: Robin Uthappa slammed a 135-ball 133 to set up Karnataka's 21-run win over a spirited Jharkhand as the Ranji and Irani Trophy champions stormed into the Vijay Hazare Trophy final at the JU second campus ground in Salt Lake on Friday. Ishank Jaggi kept Jharkhand in the hunt with...
  • Best phase of my career, insists discarded Vinay Kumar 13-03-2014 10:00 PM

    Kolkata: R Vinay Kumar holds the ignominy of being the first and only Indian bowler till date to have conceded a whopping 100-plus runs in nine overs in an ODI but the pacer insists that he is in the form his life. Vinay, whose mid 120's kmph pace has been...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Karnataka look to continue dream run, Bengal renew rivalry 13-03-2014 07:13 PM

    Kolkata: Chasing a treble, Ranji champions Karnataka will be eyeing to continue their dream run, while Bengal will be under pressure against Railways in a grudge match in the Vijay Hazare Trophy semi-final double header on Friday. Spearheaded by medium pacer R Vinay Kumar, who has grabbed 50 wickets from...
  • Karnataka in semi-finals after win over Gujarat in Vijay Hazare Trophy 11-03-2014 07:39 PM

    Kolkata: Skipper Vinay Kumar grabbed a five-wicket haul after Robin Uthappa and Karun Nair hit individual centuries to lead Karnataka's recovery and guide the team to a 27-run win over Gujarat in their quarter-final match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Vinay Kumar returned figures of five for 85 in his...
  • Karnataka, Tamil Nadu post win in Vijay Hazare Trophy 27-02-2014 07:53 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka inflicted a crushing six-wicket defeat on Andhra Pradesh in the south zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Thursday. An allround performance ensured an easy victory for Karnataka as their batsmen and bowlers fired in unison to force Andhra concede the match easily at the Chinnaswamy Stadium....
  • Shreyas Gopal's maiden hat-trick guides Karnataka to Irani Trophy title 12-02-2014 05:03 PM

    Bangalore: Leg spinner Shreyas Gopal claimed the first hat-trick of his career to guide Ranji champions Karnataka to a convincing innings and 222 runs win over Rest of India (ROI) to lift the Irani Trophy crown on the fourth and penultimate day on Wednesday. Gopal (5 for 35) also registered...
  • We relished representing Karnataka in Irani Cup: Vinay Kumar 09-02-2014 08:34 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar said the opportunity to play for his home side in the Irani Cup after a long wait of 10 years had fired him and his players up for a good show. Karnataka bowled out Rest of India for a mere 201 runs and Vinay...
  • Vinay Kumar scalps six to restrict Rest of India 09-02-2014 06:07 PM

    Bangalore: Skipper Vinay Kumar grabbed 6 for 47 and bowled Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka into a sound position against Rest of India, who were all out for 201 despite a valiant 91 by Dinesh Karthik on Day 1 of the Irani Cup here Sunday. In reply, Karnataka were 35 for...
  • Karnataka has advantage over Rest of India: Vinay Kumar 08-02-2014 05:13 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar said his side has an advantage over Rest of India in the Irani Cup as it has been been playing as an unit, unlike their opponents who have come together to play this one-off match. "Rest of India is a good side. But we...
  • Ranji champions Karnataka favourites for Irani Cup 08-02-2014 02:59 PM

    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...
  • Karnataka win their 7th Ranji Trophy title beating Maharashtra 02-02-2014 05:31 PM

    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...
  • Vinay Kumar confident of Karnataka taking four early wickets 01-02-2014 08:20 PM

    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...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Maharashtra 272 for 6, lead Karnataka by 62 on Day 4 01-02-2014 05:58 PM

    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...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Maharashtra reach 272 for 5 on Day 1 against Karnataka 29-01-2014 06:19 PM

    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)...
  • Maharashtra aiming to end 72-year title drought in Ranji Trophy final 28-01-2014 05:43 PM

    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...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Semi-finals, Day 4 21-01-2014 08:47 AM

    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...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Semi-finals, Day 3 20-01-2014 09:12 AM

    Catch the updates across the two Ranji Trophy semi-finals being played from January 18 to 22. Day 2 round-up: Middle-order batsman Sangram Atitkar hammered a listless Bengal attack into submission with a brilliant 168 as Maharashtra took a mammoth first innings lead to set sights on an innings victory by...
  • Ranji Trophy: Vinay effects Punjab collapse as hosts hit back at the fag end 19-01-2014 07:12 PM

    Mohali: Hosts Punjab frittered away the advantage of solid opening stand as they were all out for 270 as Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar ran through the middle-order with a five-wicket haul in the Ranji Trophy semi-final here on Sunday. It was a dramatic collapse for the hosts, who were...
  • Ranji Trophy semis: Rain washes off Punjab-Karnataka day one's play 18-01-2014 04:23 PM

    Mohali: The opening day of the Ranji Trophy semi-final between Punjab and Karnataka was called off without a ball being bowled due to persistent rain. Rain continued to lash the PCA stadium and even when it stopped, the ground conditions were not suitable for play. The two captains could not...
  • Mithun, Vinay shine as Karnataka sniff first innings lead over UP 09-01-2014 06:39 PM

    Bangalore: Seamers Abhimanyu Mithun and R Vinay Kumar wreaked havoc as Karnataka reduced Uttar Pradesh to 221 for 9, giving themselves a good chance to grab first innings lead, on the second day of the Ranji Trophy quarter-final match on Thursday. Mithun was the most successful bowler with figures of...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Karnataka beat Delhi; Mumbai defeat Gujarat to enter quarter-finals 02-01-2014 02:17 PM

    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...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Karnataka score historic win over Mumbai, enter knockout stage 25-12-2013 06:17 PM

    Bangalore: R Vinay Kumar (3 for 32) and HS Sharath (3 for 12) shared six wickets between them on the fourth and final day to score a historic 160-run win over defending champions Mumbai in their Ranji Trophy Group A match and book a berth in the knockout stage of...
  • Dhawal Kulkarni ruled out of ODI series against West Indies 14-11-2013 03:06 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai pace bowler Dhawal Kulkarni, who earned his maiden national limited-overs call-up just a couple of days back, was Thursday ruled out of the three-match ODI series against the West Indies after sustaining a foot injury. The selection committee has picked up R Vinay Kumar as Kulkarni's replacement in...
  • Vinay Kumar retained Karnataka captain for Ranji Trophy 04-11-2013 09:44 AM

    Bangalore: India fast bowler R Vinay Kumar has been retained as Karnataka captain for their Ranji Trophy 2013-14 season opening game against Jharkhand from November 7 in Mysore. Vinay, who led the team last year, will once again shoulder the responsibility as he takes charge of a young team. Unlike...
  • 6th ODI: India must beat Australia to take series into a decider 29-10-2013 05:42 PM

    Pressure is set to pile up on India's under-fire bowlers who will have to deliver in the sixth ODI against Australia in Nagpur if the hosts were to stay alive in the seven match series, which Australia lead 2-1. Washouts in Ranchi and Cuttack have turned the series into a...
  • 4th ODI: India hope to strike back in MS Dhoni's hometown 22-10-2013 05:27 PM

    After three entertaining run-feast, India and Australia head to MS Dhoni's home town Ranchi to play the fourth one-dayer of the seven-match ODI series on Wednesday. Against the odds, visitors snatched victory in the previous one-dayer thanks to poor bowling by the Indians, especially under-fire Ishant Sharma who gave 30...
  • India vs Australia: India paid the price for repeating mistakes in 1st ODI 13-10-2013 09:56 PM

    After getting a battering in the one-off Twenty20 a few days ago in Rajkot, it was assumed that the Indian bowlers will learn from their mistakes when they take on Australia in the first match of the seven-match ODI series at Pune. But that didn't happen as they were once...
  • One-off T20: Comeback hero Yuvraj drives India to victory over Australia 10-10-2013 10:50 PM

    Rajkot: Riding on a blazing fifty from comeback man Yuvraj Singh, India chased down a massive Australian target of 202 to win the one-off Twenty20 contest by six wickets on Thursday. Yuvraj struck 77 off 35 balls, his highest score in international Twenty20, as India chased down the target with...