AJAY RATRA

  • Bengal, Assam post wins in Vijay Hazare Trophy February 14, 2013

    Kolkata: A careerbest five wicket haul by skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla helped Bengal clinch a thrilling 11run win over Odisha in their opening match of the East Zone leg of the oneday cricket tournament for the Vijay Hazare Troph whereas Assam trounced Tripura by eight wickets in a lowscoring tie...
  • Ranji Trophy, Round 5: Of comebacks and hallowed company December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The fifth round of the 201213 Ranji Trophy season continued the excitement of the previous phase, with five outright wins in 12 matches to go with two exciting draws. Punjab claimed their fourth outright win in five matches to surge to 29 points, Uttar Pradesh hit back from...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 1, Day 4: Assam hammer Tripura November 5, 2012

    Guwahati: Assam became the second team to claim seven points this season after they beat Tripura by ten wickets during the final session on day four. Though they were made to sweat in dismissing Tripura, whose last four wickets took the score from 93 for 6 to 366, Assam had...
  • Ranji Group C, Round 1, Day 3: Nadeem spins Jharkhand to 7 points November 4, 2012

    Jammu: Jharkhand became the first team this Ranji Trophy season to take all seven points with an inningsand31run win over Jammu & Kashmir on Sunday. Shahbaz Nadeem, the Jharkhand captain, spun out six wickets on day three to finish with 9 for 104 in the match. The visitors resumed the...
  • Ajay Ratra hopes to inspire adopted Tripura November 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Ajay Ratra, the former India wicketkeeper, has moved across the country several times and now finds himself leading Tripura his fourth domestic team in the Ranji Trophy. Ahead of his adopted sides tournament opener against Assam in Guwahati starting on Friday, the domestic veteran spoke to...