ASHOK MENARIA

  • South Zone restrict Central Zone to 237/7 in Duleep Trophy final Yesterday

    New Delhi: South Zone bowlers dished out a decent show to restrict Central Zone to 237 for 7 in 87 overs on the first day of the Duleep Trophy final at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Wednesday. For Central, Robin Bist (79) steadied the ship with contributions from Faiz Fazal (49) and...
  • Rajasthan players in limbo as RCA can't give NOC for interstate transfer August 28, 2014

    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 interstate transfer to play for any...
  • Rajasthan Royals has the best bonding among players: Ashok Menaria October 4, 2013

    Rajasthan Royals allrounder Ashok Menaria believes his team has the advantage of having a strong batting lineup which excels on seaming wickets and they have enough firepower in their bowling to compete with Chennai Super Kings at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Friday. Talking to reporters on the eve of the...
  • Our batsmen have strong basics, they excel on seaming track: Menaria October 3, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals allrounder Ashok Menaria believes his team has the advantage of having a strong batting lineup which excels on seaming wickets and they have enough firepower in their bowling to compete with Chennai Super Kings at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here Friday. Talking to reporters on the eve of...
  • Indian cricket discovers another star in Ashok Menaria September 13, 2013

    Ashok Menaria not only has a demeanor that resembles Yuvraj Singh, he is a cricketer in the same all-round mold as well, as New Zealand A found out in their three back-to-back defeats, two of which were scripted by Menaria. The left-hander from Rajasthan first took his maiden five-wicket haul...
  • Menaria, Jadhav star in India A's win over New Zealand A September 12, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: Counter-attacking half-centuries by Ashok Menaria and Kedar Jadhav and sensible batting at the end by Mandeep Singh helped India A beat New Zealand A by two wickets, thus clean sweeping the three-match limited-overs series. The target of 291 was looking beyond India A's reach when they lost the top four...
  • Menaria's five set up series win for India A September 10, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: A maiden five-wicket haul from part-time left-arm spinner Ashok Menaria set the basis for India A's six-wicket win over New Zealand A on Tuesday, meaning the home team wrapped up the series 2-0 with a game to spare. Menaria's 5 for 38 were his best bowling figures in any...
  • Chance for youngsters as India A take on NZ A in 50-over contest September 7, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: After a string of low scores in List A as well as first-class games, Unmukt Chand will like to make amends as he leads India A against New Zealand A in the opening encounter of the three-match one-day series here on Sunday. The India A's one-day squad is quite different...
  • Afghanistan shock India U23s in ACC tournament August 22, 2013

    Singapore: The India Under23 cricket team suffered a shock upset at the hands of Afghanistan in a limitedovers Group A match of the ACC Emerging Teams Cup at the Kallang Cricket Ground on Thursday. Chasing 185 for victory, India boasting of Ranji Trophy and IPL players could...
  • Spend more time in nets, Rajasthan Ranji coach tells pacers August 17, 2013

    Jaipur: Denouncing the over emphasis on gym training these days, Rajasthan Ranji coach Pradeep Sundaram says the medium fast bowlers should spend more time in the nets to remain fit and injury free. Sundaram, who has the distinction of taking ten wickets in an innings in a Ranji Match, said bowling...
  • Rajput pleased with performance of India A October 9, 2012

    The India A team's recently concluded tour of New Zealand was a fruitful and highly satisfying visit, coach Lalchand Rajput said here on Tuesday. The 'A' team drew the one-day series 1-1 and then dominated the proceedings in the couple of drawn four-day games. "It was a very good tour for all...
  • India 'A' on top in second unofficial Test October 4, 2012

    Lincoln, (New Zealand): India 'A' consolidated their position in the second unofficial Test, amassing over 550 runs and then reducing New Zealand 'A' to 198 for 5 on the second day of the match here on Thursday. After Mandeep Singh and Ashok Menaria's big centuries propelled India 'A' to a mammoth...
  • Mandeep and Menaria shine on day one against NZ A October 3, 2012

    Lincoln: Ashok Menaria and Mandeep Singh scored unbeaten centuries each to put India A in the driver's seat, reaching 433 for four on the opening day of the second unofficial Test against New Zealand A here on Wednesday.. Mandeep and Menaria also put on an unbeaten 294run stand for the fifth...
  • Bowling at the death a worry, admits Dravid April 24, 2012

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid feels that his team's bowling at the death is a cause of concern. Rajasthan were comprehensively beaten by 46runs by Royal Challengers Bangalore in their IPL 5 on Monday, where the home team bowlers got a bit of stick in the last few overs. "We...
  • Rajasthan hero Hodge praises inform Rahane April 17, 2012

    Jaipur: Impressed by Ajinkya Rahane's range of shots, Rajasthan Royals' Australian import Brad Hodge called the Indian youngster a "super talent". "He is batting superbly and has [a] hunger for runs. He reminds me of my own younger days. His shots are majestic and I enjoying watching him bat. To...
  • IPL 5: Rajasthan inflict another defeat on KKR April 8, 2012

    Jaipur: An inspired Rajasthan Royals inflicted a second successive defeat on Kolkata Knight Riders as the Gautam Gambhirled side lost by 22 runs in the seventh match of IPL 5 at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Sunday. Chasing a competitive target of 165, Kolkata were pegged back by a flurry...
  • IPL 5: Dravid upbeat on Rajasthan chances April 5, 2012

    Jaipur: Retired India batsman Rahul Dravid would take the field Friday for the first time since hanging his boots from international cricket but the Rajasthan Royals skipper said there won't be any different feeling and he was more "keen and focused" to do well in IPL 5. Dravid will replace...
  • Kanitkar pulls out, Menaria to lead Rajasthan November 28, 2011

    Jaipur: Defending champions and hosts Rajasthan were dealt a blow ahead of their crucial Ranji Trophy Elite Group A match against Uttar Pradesh when captain Hrishikesh Kanitkar was ruled out due to a shoulder injury. Kanitkar has aggravated the shoulder injury he had sustained while fielding in the last match against...
  • Elite Division: Double tons for Tiwary, Pandey November 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Karnataka's Manish Pandey, Bengal's Manish Tiwary and Rajasthan's Ashok Menaria struck double centuries to put their respective teams in commanding positions on Day Two of the Ranji Trophy matches being played in the Elite Division on Friday. Pandey, who came to bat in the morning after overcoming the cramps...