East Zone

  • Manoj Tiwary to lead East Zone in Duleep Trophy 3 days ago

    Jamshedpur: Bengal middle-order batsman Manoj Tiwary will lead the 15-member East Zone cricket team in the Duleep Trophy tournament scheduled from October 15 to 18 in Lahli, Haryana. Four players from Jharkhand, including southpaw Saurabh Tiwary, who has been named vice-captain, were part of the East Zone team, said Rajesh Verma,...
  • North Zone in final after spin of coin decides rainmarred semifinal October 14, 2013

    Kochi: A spin of coin sent the Harbhajan Singhled North Zone into the Duleep trophy final after their semifinal match against East Zone ended in a draw due to bad weather and soggy field conditions on the fifth and reserve day on Monday. With no first innings lead to look at...
  • East Zone lose early wicket after North Zone post a massive 591 on Day 3 October 12, 2013

    Kochi: Ian Dev Singh posted a scintillating 145, while Rajat Paliwal and Nitin Saini also scored unbeaten centuries as North Zone amassed a mammoth 591 for 8 declared in their first innings against East Zone on the third day of the Duleep Trophy on Saturday. Dev, who came at the fall...
  • Tonup Unmukt Chand, Ian Dev shine for North Zone October 11, 2013

    Kochi: Young opener Unmukt Chand led the way with a patient century as North Zone posted a formidable 329 for two in their Duleep Trophy semifinal against East Zone here Friday. While the 20yearold Chand made 116 off 230 balls, Ian Dev Singh was unfortunate to have missed his century...
  • Duleep Trophy semis: North Zone make cautious start against East October 11, 2013

    Kochi: North Zone openers Jiwanjot Singh and Unmukt Chand made a cautious start as they reached 33 for no loss against East Zone with only 17 overs of play possible on a raincurtailed first day of the Duleep Trophy semifinal here on Thursday. North Zone skipper Harbhajan Singh opted to bat...
  • Harbhajan gears up for 'long spell' against East Zone in Duleep semis October 9, 2013

    Kochi: Fresh from his exploits that helped Mumbai Indians clinch the Champions League Twenty20, Harbhajan Singh is confident of carrying his good form into the longer format as he leads North Zone against defending champions East Zone in Duleep Trophy semifinal, starting here Thursday. "Obviously, you need to make some adjustments...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Former East Zone pacer Sekhar Sinha passes away January 4, 2013

    Patna: Former East Zone fast bowler Sekhar Sinha has died of cancer at a hospital in Mumbai, family sources said on Friday. Sinha, who had claimed 115 wickets in first class cricket playing in Ranji for undivided Bihar, breathed his last at a private hospital last night. He was 60. He made...
  • East Zone captain Behra praised Dinda October 26, 2012

    Kolkata: Natraj Behera, who led East Zone to the Duleep Trophy title, on Friday, credited Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda's sevenwicket haul in their semifinal against South as the turning point of their triumph in tournament. East Zone was adjudged the Duleep Trophy champions on basis of their first innings...
  • Iresh Saxena basks in Duleep Trophy success October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Iresh Saxena, one half of the East Zone spin pair that delivered victory in the Duleep Trophy final (by virtue of a 43run firstinnings lead) in a rainhit final in Chennai on Thursday, has credited a healthy team environment for his success. The leftarm spinner took five wickets...
  • Duleep Trophy: East clinch 2nd successive title October 25, 2012

    Chennai: Bengal's leftarm spinner Iresh Saxena and parttime legbreak bowler Anustup Majumdar shared nine wickets between them as East Zone won their second successive Duleep Trophy title beating Central Zone by virtue of 43run first innings lead. In reply to East Zone's first innings score of 232, almost all the Central...
  • Tanmay keeps Central Zone's hopes alive October 24, 2012

    Chennai: Opener Tanmay Srivastava kept Central Zone's hopes of Duleep Trophy title alive with a patient 46 not out as his side ended the fourth day of the summit clash against East Zone at 74 for 2 in their first innings here on Wednesday. Srivastava had already consumed 126 balls in...
  • Jaggi's century takes East to 232 in 1st innings October 23, 2012

    Chennai: Jharkhand batsman Ishank Jaggi scored a gutsy century to bail his team out of a precarious situation as East Zone finished their first innings at a respectable 232 against Central Zone on the third day of Duleep Trophy final. At stumps, Central were 12 for no loss after two overs...
  • East stutter at 64 for 3 on Day 1 against Central October 22, 2012

    Chennai: East Zone lost their top order batsmen after a cautious start, managing to reach 64 for 3 at stumps against Central Zone on the curtailed second day of the Duleep Trophy final here. After the first day's play was called off without a single delivery being bowled, 31.2 overs of...
  • Duleep Trophy: First day's play washed out October 21, 2012

    Chennai: Persistent rain has washed out the opening day's play of the Duleep Trophy final match between Central Zone and East Zone without a ball being bowled here on Sunday. The conditions were so bad that even the toss could not take place. The umpires, C Shamsuddin and Vineet Kulkarni,...
  • Central Zone wary of Ashok Dinda: Kaif October 20, 2012

    Chennai: Central Zone skipper Mohammad Kaif Saturday conceded that pacer Ashok Dinda will be the "biggest threat" for his team going into the Duleep trophy final against East Zone here Sunday. East Zone spearhead Dinda had claimed seven for 26 in their drawn match against South Zone in the semifinals last...
  • Duleep Trophy final: East Zone eye an encore October 20, 2012

    Chennai: Defending champions East Zone will seek to do an encore when they meet an upbeat Central Zone in Duleep Trophy final which is a virtual replay of last edition played in Indore. While Central will like to take revenge after being humiliated by an innings and 20 runs in the...
  • Sevenstar Dinda expecting Test callup October 17, 2012

    Bengal and India pace bowler Ashok Dinda on Wednesday recorded the tenthbest innings bowling figures in Duleep Trophy history by taking seven of the eight South Zone wickets to fall on the final day in Visakhapatnam. Speaking to Cricketnext after bagging the ManoftheMatch award as East Zone progressed to the...
  • East enjoy 152run lead over South on Day 3 October 16, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: The first semifinal of the Duleep Trophy between defending champions East Zone and South Zone is interestingly poised with the former scoring 126 for 6 in their second innings to enjoy a slender 152run lead at stumps on Day 3 here on Tuesday. The East bowlers, led by Iresh...
  • Samantray keeps East in hunt for final berth October 15, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: Orissa allrounder Biplab Samantray's fine spell kept defending champions East Zone in hunt for a berth in Duleep Trophy final as South were precariously placed at 134 for five at stumps on the second day after bowling out their opponents for 267. Samantray took 3 for 22 in 14.1 overs...
  • East Zone fight back on Day 1 in Duleep Trophy October 14, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: Jharkhand batsman Saurabh Tiwary and Orissa allrounder Basant Mohanty scripted an impressive recovery with an undefeated centuryplus stand as East Zone reached 187 for 6 at stumps on day one of their Duleep Trophy semifinal against South Zone. While Tiwary remained undefeated on 84, Mohanty did well on his part...
  • South Zone favourites against East in Duleep Trophy October 13, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: A formidable South Zone team will start as clear favourites against defending champions East Zone in the semifinal of the Duleep Trophy starting from Sunday at the VDCA ground. The 22yardstrip at the Visakhapatnam Stadium has always assisted the batsmen and it won't be any different this time round. South...
  • Nataraj Behera to lead East Zone in Duleep Trophy October 8, 2012

    Ranchi: Orissa's Nataraj Behera will lead East Zone against South Zone in the Duleep Trophy tie at Visakhapatanam, starting on October 14. Jharkhand's SP Goutam will be the wicketkeeper of the side, according to Jharkhand State Cricket Association sources. Opening batsman M Bardhan, middle-order batsmen Saurav Tiwari and Ishank Jaggi and...
  • Saba Karim all gratitude after BCCI post September 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Newly appointed national selector from East Zone, Saba Karim was pleasantly surprised and excited after he got the news from the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai on Thursday. "Frankly, I wasn't even aware that I am in content_cnion for selector's post. Only a couple of days ago did I start...
  • Mohanty could be the next East Zone selector September 25, 2012

    Kolkata: Former India fast bowler Debasish Mohanty has emerged as the dark horse for the national selectors post from East Zone. In the wake of clear division over Bengal's choice of littleknown Arup Bhattacharya, the Orissa Cricket Association [OCA] has written to all the remaining five affiliated units of the BCCI,...
  • 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...
  • East win maiden Duleep Trophy title February 14, 2012

    Indore: East Zone kept their date with history as they crushed Central Zone by an innings and 20 runs to win their maiden Duleep Trophy title in an emphatic manner on Tuesday. Enjoying a commanding firstinnings lead of 237, East Zone pace duo of Ashok Dinda (3/94) and Mohammed Shami Ahmed...
  • Wriddhiman puts East in driver's seat February 13, 2012

    Indore: Wriddhiman Saha carried his rich vein of form and struck a fantastic 170 to put East Zone in a commanding position against Central Zone at stumps, on the second day of their Duleep Trophy final on Monday. In reply to Central's meagre 133, East Zone scored 370, thereby managing a...