DEODHAR TROPHY

  • East Zone defeat West by 24 runs to regain Deodhar title December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: East Zone put up a sterling allround display to defeat West Zone by 24 runs in a keenly contested day-night final of the Deodhar Trophy, regaining the limited-over inter zonal title after a gap of ten seasons. East rode on crucial half century knocks from one-down Virat Singh (54), captain...
  • West hold upper hand over East in Deodhar final December 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Defending champions and hosts West Zone will have a clear edge over strong challengers, East Zone when the two teams meet in the day/night final of the Deodhar Trophy inter-zonal limited over competition at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday. Even though East have scripted a more comfortable victory over...
  • Suryakumar Yadav, Axar Patel guide West Zone to Deodhar Trophy final December 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Riding on belligerent half centuries from Suryakumar Yadav and Axar Patel, defending champions West Zone staged a magnificent fight back to edge past South Zone by 2 wickets and enter the Deodhar Trophy tournament final on Monday. Chasing an imposing 315 for victory in the second semi-final, West were struggling...
  • Manoj Tiwary takes East Zone to Deodhar Trophy final November 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Skipper Manoj Tiwary continued his blazing form in domestic competitions with a magnificent 151 that powered East Zone to a comfortable 52-run win over North in the Deodhar Trophy semi-final on Sunday. Courtesy Manoj's career-best one day knock that came off only 121 balls, East scored 273 for eight in...
  • Gritty East Zone take on formidable North in Deodhar semis November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: A depleted East Zone squad led by Manoj Tiwary will take on a much-fancied North Zone side captained by Harbhajan Singh in the semi-final of the Deodhar Trophy on Saturday. On paper, North certainly are the favorites with bulk of the team comprising of Punjab players, who recently finished runners-up...
  • 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...
  • South Zone face Central Zone in Deodhar opener November 28, 2014

    Mumbai: South Zone have a chance to avenge their loss to Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy final earlier this month when the two teams line up here tomorrow at the Wankhede Stadium in the quarter final of the five-day Deodhar Trophy limited overs tournament. South had lost to Central in...
  • Yusuf Pathan to lead West in Deodhar Trophy November 21, 2014

    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...
  • Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag tell selectors not to pick them November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Veterans Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir's prospects of making an India comeback are all but over as the celebrated opening duo stayed away from selection in the 15-member North Zone squad for the Deodhar Trophy, starting November 29. The team will be led by senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh. The...
  • Sehwag, Gambhir tell NZ selection committee not to consider them November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Veterans Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir's prospects of making an India comeback are all but over as the celebrated opening duo stayed away from selection in the 15-member North Zone squad for the Deodhar Trophy. The team will be led by senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh. The North Zone selection committee,...
  • 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...
  • I don't play IPL for making personal comeback: Gautam Gambhir March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Determined to fight his way back into the national side, Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday said he would be happy grinding it out in the domestic circuit for long rather than using the Indian Premier League as a "platform" to make a "personal comeback". Once considered as Indian batting's mainstay,...
  • Harbhajan to lead North in Deodhar Trophy March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour India spinner Harbhajan Singh will captain the North Zone team in the Deodhar Trophy to be played at Visakhapatnam from March 23. Another player trying to make a comeback to the Indian team, Gautam Gambhir has been named vice captain. North Zone will meet South Zone in a semi-final...
  • 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...
  • Abhishek Nayar bowls 17-ball over, equals world record March 13, 2013

    Guwahati: Abhishek Nayar is known for his mood-swings on the cricket field and that was evident during a Deodhar Trophy match between West Zone and South Zone on Tuesday. Nayar didn't admit that he was angry, but looked disturbed at the call of a wide and he ended bowling 10 wides...
  • West Zone trounce South to enter Deodhar Trophy final March 12, 2013

    Guwahati: Yusuf Pathan continued his fine run in limited overs format as his smashing half-century helped West Zone crush South by five wickets as they entered the final of the Deodhar Trophy. West will now take on North Zone in Wednesday's summit clash. Put into bat, South made a decent 258...
  • Yuvraj, Unmukt propel North Zone to Deodhar Trophy final March 11, 2013

    Guwahati: Half-centuries by senior pro Yuvraj Singh and the talented Unmukt Chand helped North Zone cruise to a comfortable eight-wicket victory over Central Zone to enter the Deodhar Trophy final, here on Monday. North will meet the winner of the second semi-final between South Zone and West Zone scheduled to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Unmukt drafted in North Zone squad for Deodhar Trophy March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi's opening batsman Unmukt Chand has been drafted in as the 16th member of the North Zone side for the Deodhar Trophy inter-zonal limited overs tournament. The U-19 World Cup winning captain wasn't a part of the original 15-member squad led by Gautam Gambhir, but his match-winning century in...
  • South face East in Deodhar Trophy opener in Guwahati March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The 2012-13 edition of the Prof DB Deodhar Trophy will kick start at the Nehru Stadium in Guwahati tomorrow with South Zone taking on East Zone in the only quarter-final of the limited-overs tournament. The first semi-final of the event will be played between Central Zone and North...
  • 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...
  • Karthik to lead South Zone in Deodhar Trophy quarters March 5, 2013

    Bangalore: Tamil Nadu's Dinesh Karthik will lead a 15-member South Zone squad in their quarter-final match against East Zone in the Deodhar Trophy in Guwahati on Sunday. R Vinay Kumar of Karnataka has been named the vice-captain. Six players from Karnataka, including Robin Uthappa and Abhimanyu Mithun, have been included in the...
  • Saha to lead East Zone in Deodhar Trophy March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Bengal's Wriddhiman Saha has been appointed captain of the East Zone team for the upcoming Deodhar Trophy, scheduled to be played in Guwahati from March 10. Besides the wicketkeeper-batsman, promising pacer Shami Ahmed and left-arm spinner Iresh Saxena are the other players to have made the 15-member squad from...
  • 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...
  • Ranji Trophy 201213: New format brings new hope November 1, 2012

    Whisper it, but as a new Ranji Trophy season begins there is reason to believe that Indias premier firstclass tournament could be on the verge of something exciting. Domestic cricket is stagnating, and there is hardly and spectator turnout for Ranji, Deodhar, Duleep, Vijay Hazare and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy...
  • 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...
  • North beat Central to enter Deodhar final March 18, 2012

    Dharamsala: A matchwinning sixfor (6 for 49) by Parvinder Awana and a rollicking 83 off 70 by Yashpal Singh helped the North Zone beat the Central by 22 runs to book their place in the final of the Deodhar Trophy here on Sunday. Chasing a daunting total of 290, Central sprung...