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  • Yusuf Pathan to lead West in Deodhar Trophy 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Baroda all-rounder Yusuf Pathan will lead West Zone in the Deodhar Trophy inter zonal one-day knock out tournament to be played from November 29 to December 3. West are drawn to meet the winners of the quarter-final match between South vs Central in one of the two semi-finals on December...
  • Vijay Hazare: Cheteshwar Pujara ton goes in vain as Mumbai pip Saurashtra in a thriller November 8, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Cheteshwar Pujara reminded the selectors of his hitting prowess in limited overs format but his brilliant century couldn't stop Mumbai from clinching a two-wicket thriller in the West Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare trophy one day competition on Saturday. Put into bat, Pujara smashed his way to 138 off...
  • East Zone thrash West Zone by 102 runs to enter Duleep Trophy semis October 18, 2014

    Lahli, Haryana: Pacers Ashok Dinda and Basant Mohanty shared seven wickets between them as East Zone thrashed West Zone by 102 runs on the fourth and final day to enter the semi-finals of the Duleep Trophy, here on Saturday. If Dinda (3/40) ripped through the top order, Mohanty (4/44) took care...
  • Duleep Trophy: Saurabh Tiwary slams ton as East Zone set 238-run target for West October 18, 2014

    Lahli: Jharkhand left-hander Saurabh Tiwary notched up a well-made century as East Zone came up with a sporting declaration to hand a 238-run target for West Zone on the third day of the Duleep Trophy four-day quarterfinal on Friday. Saurabh's 109, laced with 9 fours and 3 sixes, helped East rise...
  • Tiwary's ton takes East Zone to 278 against West Zone in Duleep Trophy quarter-final October 15, 2014

    Lahli: Skipper Manoj Tiwary led from the front with an unbeaten century as East Zone managed to score 278 all out against West Zone on the opening day's play of the four-day Duleep Trophy quarter-final on Wednesday. Put into bat, East lost early wickets but Tiwary (100 not out) batted well...
  • Pujara to lead West Zone in Duleep Trophy quarter-final against East Zone October 14, 2014

    Cheteshwar Pujara would like to continue his good form during a short English county stint as he leads a formidable West Zone side against a gutsy East Zone in the quarter-final of the Duleep Trophy, which incidentally, will be India's domestic season-opener. Pujara, who scored a century and a 90 in...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Yusuf Pathan powers Baroda to fourth straight win April 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Riding on skipper Yusuf Pathan's brilliant unbeaten half-century, Baroda registered their fourth successive win by thrashing Maharashtra by six wickets in a West Zone leg match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy on Friday. Opting to bat, Maharashtra posted a modest 139 for seven, which Baroda chased down with...
  • West Zone lifts third consecutive Deodhar Trophy March 27, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: A clinical all-round performance took West Zone to their third successive Deodhar Trophy as they registered a comprehensive 133-run win over North Zone in the final on Thursday. Riding on Kedar Devdhar's 94 and skipper Cheteshwar Pujara's patient half-century, West Zone posted a challenging 281 for three in 50 overs....
  • 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...
  • South Zone put one foot in semis of Duleep Trophy October 5, 2013

    Chennai: Former champions South Zone have virtually qualified for semifinals after reducing West Zone to 156 for 6 in on the penultimate day of their fourday Duleep Trophy match here Saturday. South captain Vinay Kumar declared their innings at 600 for nine in 171.1 overs. Overnight batsman Malolan Rangarajan remained unbeaten...
  • Duleep Trophy: Aparajith, Pandey hit double tons to give South control October 5, 2013

    Chennai: Double centuries by inform Baba Aprajith and Manish Pandey helped South Zone amass 553 for 7 against West Zone on the second day of their fourday quarterfinal match of the Duleep Trophy here on Friday. Aprajith (212) and Pandey (213) added 330 runs in 84.1 overs for the fourth and...
  • Duleep Trophy: Aparajith, Pandey prop up South Zone on Day 1 October 3, 2013

    Chennai: Responsible batting by young Tamil Nadu allrounder Baba Aparajith and Karnataka batsmen Manish Pandey guided South Zone to 213 for 3 at stumps on the first day of their Duleep Trophy quarterfinal match against West Zone at the Chepauk on Thursday. Due to inclement weather, only 54 overs of play...
  • South Zone take on West in Duleep Trophy quarters October 2, 2013

    Chennai: South Zone have their nose slightly ahead as they kick off the Duleep Trophy campaign against West Zone who are missing quite a few key players due to their commitments to the India A squad and the franchise competing in the Champions League Twenty20. West Zone will be without Rohit...
  • Wasim Jaffer to lead West Zone in Duleep Trophy, Yusuf named deputy September 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran Mumbai batsman Wasim Jaffer was Tuesday named captain of the West Zone squad for the upcoming Duleep Trophy tournament. Baroda allrounder Yusuf Pathan will be Jaffer's deputy in a 15member squad that has talented Gujarat batsman Manprit Juneja, who recently struck a brilliant 193 against New Zealand A in...
  • Abhishek Nayar to captain Mumbai in domestic T20 matches March 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Abhishek Nayar will lead a 15-member Mumbai squad in the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (West Zone League), it was announced here on Thursday. The T20 tournament that will be played in Ahmedabad commences on March 17 and will conclude on March 21. Team: Abhishek Nayar (captain), Praful Waghela, Bravish Shetty,...
  • Rayudu leads West Zone to Deodhar Trophy title March 13, 2013

    Guwahati: A professional batting performance by West Zone helped them clinch the Deodhar Trophy as they cruised to a comfortable five-wicket victory over North Zone in the final here on Wednesday. Put into bat, North Zone made a commendable 289 for 8 in 50 overs courtesy Unmukt Chand's scratchy 88...
  • Injured Rohit, Dhawal out of Deodhar Trophy March 10, 2013

    Mumbai: West Zone will be without key players Rohit Sharma and Dhawal Kulkarni in their DB Deodhar Trophy campaign after injuries ruled them out of the one-day tournament, which started on Sunday in Guwahati. The Mumbai duo has been replaced by Siddesh Lad, also from the same city, and Saurashtra's...
  • Wasim Jaffer pulls out of West Zone Deodhar Trophy team March 7, 2013

    Mumbai: In-form Mumbai opener Wasim Jaffer and Baroda's Aditya Waghmode have pulled out of the West Zone team for the Prof D B Deodhar Trophy matches to be played in Guwahati this month. The duo has been replaced by Sheldon Jackson of Saurashtra and Akshay Darekar of Maharashtra, according the zonal...
  • Munaf patel to play for West Zone in Deodhar Trophy February 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Baroda pacer Munaf Patel has been selected in the West Zone squad led by Parthiv Patel for the upcoming Deodhar Trophy interzonal oneday tournament to be held in Guwahati from March 1013. West, have got a bye into the semifinal on March 12 and would take on the winners of...
  • Let Arjun enjoy the game, urges Sachin Tendulkar January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: It was a proud moment for Sachin Tendulkar the father on Thursday when he witnessed son Arjun take another step in his cricket career by getting selected for the Mumbai under14 squad. However, the batting legend urged people to let the youngster "enjoy this beautiful game," reported the...
  • North Zone in Duleep Trophy semi-finals October 9, 2012

    Chennai: North Zone on Tuesday advanced to the semi-finals of the Duleep Trophy tournament by virtue of their 320-run first innings lead as the inconsequential fourth and final day's play ended with West Zone losing two wickets in their second essay here. North's qualification to the last-four stage was virtually sealed...
  • North Zone virtually in Duleep Trophy semi-final October 8, 2012

    Chennai: Ishant Sharma and Amit Mishra grabbed three wickets each as North Zone shot out West Zone for a mere 164 in their first innings on the third and penultimate day to virtually seal a semi-final berth in the Duleep Trophy here on Monday. Ishant (4 for 29), who had dismissed...
  • North in driver's seat in Duleep Trophy October 7, 2012

    Chennai: Paras Dogra struck a strokeful halfcentury as North Zone piled on a big total of 484 in their first innings to place themselves in a commanding position on the second day of the fourday Duleep Trophy quarterfinal match against West Zone here on Sunday. Dogra's 77 pushed North's overnight score...
  • Duleep Trophy: North Zone reach 251/3 on Day 1 October 6, 2012

    Chennai: Captain Shikhar Dhawan scored a superb 101 to help North Zone reach 251 for 3 against West Zone on the opening day of the fourday Duleep Trophy quarterfinal cricket match here on Saturday. On all counts the day belonged to a depleted North Zone, who are playing without the services...
  • West beat North to clinch Deodhar Trophy March 19, 2012

    Dharamsala: West Zone stamped their supremacy once again in a domestic competition as they thrashed North by a massive 113 runs to win the Deodhar Trophy here on Monday. In a onesided contest at the HPCA ground, North's decision to send the opposition in on a good batting track backfired as...
  • Parthiv to captain West Zone in Deodhar Trophy March 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Gujarat's Parthiv Patel will lead West Zone in the D B Deodhar Trophy oneday limited overs inter zonal knockout cricket tournament to be played from March 16 to 19 at Mohali and Dharamsala. Mumbai's Ajinkya Rahane would be his deputy, said zonal selection panel convener Nitin Dalal Tuesday. West would clash...
  • Vijay Hazare: Mumbai, Gujarat win nailbiters February 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Hosts Mumbai recovered from a precarious position to notch up a thrilling onewicket victory over Saurashtra with two balls to spare and book their berth in the knockout rounds of the Vijay Hazare oneday tournament at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday. Shoaib Sheikh, who came in when Mumbai were...
  • Pujara's focus on domestic ODIs and India berth February 24, 2012

    Mumbai: Cheteshwar Pujara will take it step by step to reclaim his lost berth in the Indian squad, focusing on first helping Saurashtra qualify for the oneday Inter Zonals for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. "First thing is the (West Zone) Ranji onedayers that we are playing. We want to qualify for...
  • Parmar back with Gujarat with new bowling action February 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Having spent a long time in the wilderness after being called for chucking, young Gujarat offspinner Mohnish Parmar is all set to start afresh with a new bowling action. The 23yearold, who had modelled his bowling action on Sri Lankan great Muttiah Muralitharan, had taken 92 wickets in 20 firstclass...