BABA APARAJITH

  • Didn't know selectors were present: Baba Aparajith November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: After starring in South Zone's comprehensive 116-run victory with plenty of overs to spare over Central Zone in the Deodhar Trophy quarter final here today, century-maker Baba Aparajith said he was not aware the national selectors were watching the game. "I got a hundred in my debut game of Deodhar...
  • Baba Aparajith ton helps South Zone whip Central to enter semis November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Riding on Baba Aparajith's splendid century, South Zone crushed a hapless Central Zone by 116 runs with 13.3 overs to spare in the Deodhar Trophy quarter final at the Wankhede Stadium, here today. Aparajith, who batted at no.3, compiled a stroke-filled 105-ball 113 runs, laced with 2 sixes and eight...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Chennai buy 15 players over two days February 13, 2014

    A total of 154 players sold, including 50 overseas players, as the twoday IPL auction ended in Bangalore on Thursday, with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the topearner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. Chennai Super Kings, who have already retained five players, brought eight players...
  • Karnataka on top against Rest of India in Irani Trophy February 11, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka inched closer to winning the Irani Trophy crown after Chidambaram Gautam's brilliant 122run knock guided them to a mammoth 606 in their first innings against Rest of India on the third day on Tuesday. The total gave Karnataka a huge first innings lead of 405 runs before they reduced...
  • Prasanna scores ton as Tamil Nadu post 258/7 against UP November 21, 2013

    Meerut: Ramaswamy Prasanna scored an unbeaten century as Tamil Nadu overcame early jitters to reach 258 for seven at the end of the opening day's play in their Group B Ranji Trophy match against Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. Prasanna, who hit 11 boundaries and a six during his unbeaten 104run knock...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Badrinath's double ton takes TN to 532/8 November 8, 2013

    Indore: Subramaniam Badrinath (248) slammed a double hundred as Tamil Nadu piled on the woes of Madhya Pradesh as the visitors reached a massive 532 for eight on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match on Friday. Badrinath added 122 more runs on Friday to his overnight 126...
  • Mukund, Aparajith tons give South Zone upper hand October 12, 2013

    Chennai: Skipper Abhinav Mukund and Baba Aparajith smashed hundreds as South Zone took a firm grip of the Duleep trophy semifinal against Central Zone by reaching 479/9, which gave them a 258run lead on the third and penultimate day of the match here Saturday. Resuming at overnight 137/2, Mukund (111) and...
  • 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...
  • I got out at the wrong time, says Baba Aparajith September 19, 2013

    Bangalore: India 'A' opener Baba Aparajith on Thursday said losing his wicket before the batting powerplay led to the hosts' 45-run defeat in the third unofficial ODI against the West Indies 'A'. Victory for the visitors resulted in a 2-1 series win over the formidable India A side. Aparajith, who scored...
  • India hammer Pakistan by 9 wickets to win U-23 ACC Emerging Teams Cup August 25, 2013

    A skillfull Indian team put up an all-round show to lift the Under-23 Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Emerging Teams Cup as they overwhelmed Pakistan by 9 wickets at the Kallang Ground in Singapore on Sunday. Pakistan, who chose to bat, were bundled out for a paltry 159 thanks to Baba Aparajith's...
  • The IPL 6 Benchwarmers XI May 22, 2013

    The sixth season of the IPL has reached its business end and the big boys are all set to fight it out for the coveted trophy. The likes of Chris Gayle, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Michael Hussey, and Shikhar Dhawan ruled the roost in the league stages with...
  • Aparajith ton takes South Zone into Deodhar semis March 10, 2013

    Guwahati: Young Baba Aparajith scored his maiden century in limited-overs cricket as South Zone beat East by 11 runs in the Deodhar Trophy quarter-final here on Sunday. South will now take on West Zone in the second semi-final slated on Tuesday. Opting to bat at the Nehru Stadium in Guwahati, South...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B, Round 9, Day 2: TN reach 181 for 3 against Haryana December 30, 2012

    Chennai: India batsman Abhinav Mukund hit a patient halfcentury as Tamil Nadu reached 181 for 3 against Haryana at the close of the second day in their Group B Ranji Trophy match on Sunday. At stumps, Arun Karthik (33) and Dinesk Karthik (17) were at the crease. Earlier, opener Mukund...
  • Ranji Trophy blog: Ten centuries and a triple on day two November 10, 2012

    VVS Laxman, Hemang Badani, Dinesh Karthik, Baba Aparajith, Parvez Rassol, Rohit Motwani, Jiwanjot Singh, Mayank Sidana, Manpreet Juneja and Rujul Bhatt reached three figures and Kedar Jadhav made 327....
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 2, Day 1: Maharashtra make UP toil November 9, 2012

    Pune: Maharashtra, last seasons quarterfinalists, made a strong statement of intent against Group B table toppers Uttar Pradesh at the Sahara Stadium here on Friday as they began their 201213 Ranji Trophy season. Having opted to bat, the home team rallied to a daunting 339 for 3 at the close...
  • Sky's the limit for Baba Aparajith August 31, 2012

    It has been a few days since India won the Under19 World Cup in Australia, but just like with some of his other teammates, the feeling of winning the trophy is yet to sink in for Baba Aparajith, the 18yearold from Tamil Nadu who emerged as one the notable bright...
  • India U19 cricketers return to rousing welcome August 28, 2012

    India's Under19 World Cup winners returned from Australia on Tuesday. ...
  • Playing Australia will be tough: Unmukt August 23, 2012

    Townsville: India under19 captain Unmukt Chand on Thursday described Baba Aparajith and Harmeet Singh as the "most important players" of his side after the duo played a crucial role in beating New Zealand to help the team reach the ICC Under19 World Cup final. Riding on Aparajith's allround performance and...
  • U19 WC: India beat NZ to reach final August 23, 2012

    Townsville: Defending 209 in the ICC Under19 World Cup semifinal against New Zealand on Thursday, India's bowlers pulled out all stops after a middleand lateorder batting collapse to win by nine runs. New Zealand's Cam Fletcher played a valiant knock of 53 but it failed to provide a stabilising effect to...
  • Unmukt admits to nervousness after QF win August 20, 2012

    Townsville: The IndiaPakistan games over the years have been tense and India U19 captain Unmukt Chand did admit that he was very "nervous" and "shivering" till the last wicket pair of Harmeet Singh and Sandeep Sharma guided India to a onewicket victory. "I was very nervous, I had goose bumps. I...