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  • Ranji Trophy: Rajat Bhatia, a troubleshooter Delhi always have 6 days ago

    Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Unmukt Chand - these are the names one would associate with Delhi cricket. Not as much for the numbers as for the familiarity factor. But beyond the big names, it is usually a Rajat Bhatia or Mithun Manhas that...
  • Ranji Trophy: Mumbai beat Delhi by 204 runs to reach semis February 20, 2015

    Rajat Bhatia is the poor man's Steve Waugh. A domestic stalwart, Bhatia has been Delhi's go-to player for many seasons now. He is a disciplined medium-pacer who lands the ball on the same spot day in and day out. With the bat, Bhatia is like a rock guarding the stumps. Chasing...
  • Ranji Trophy: Hot-headed Gambhir involved in verbal spat with Mumbai player February 20, 2015

    Gautam Gambhir's hot-headed nature has seen him get into altercations with Shahid Afridi, Shane Watson and Virat Kohli on the field. On the fourth day's play of the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal clash between Delhi and Mumbai at the DRIEMS College Ground in Tangi on Thursday (February 19), Shardul Thakur joined...
  • Sehwag and Gambhir talk of the town in Tangi February 18, 2015

    Think Hubli, Mysore and Shimoga in Karnataka, Wayanad in Kerala or Lahli in Haryana, cricket matches in small centres across India have done a great job in bringing fans close to international stars. The 2014-15 Ranji Trophy quarter-final clash between Delhi and Mumbai at DRIEMS College Ground in Tangi, on the...
  • Ranji Trophy: Disciplined Delhi scuttle Mumbai out for 156 February 16, 2015

    Pradeep Sangwan and even Rahul Yadav, Delhi's wicketkeeper, signed autographs, and a boy fell at Gautam Gambhir's feet, but it was the chants of "Viru! Viru!" that reverberated around the DRIEMS College Ground at Tangi on Monday (February 16), where Delhi and Mumbai met for their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal clash. Sehwag's...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 9, Group B, Day 3: Manan's five-for helps Delhi beat Punjab February 8, 2015

    Patiala: Manan Sharma returned with a five-wicket haul as Delhi pulled off a dramatic 90-run win over Punjab following two stunning batting collapses on the third day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match on Sunday. Openers Unmukt Chand (56) and Gautam Gambhir (67) began the day for Delhi at 48...
  • Disappointing to miss out on World Cup berth: Yuvraj, Gambhir February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour batsmen Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir, integral members of India's 2011 World Cup-winning side, on Monday said they were disappointed at being ignored for the team chosen for the 2015 edition of the tournament. Indian selectors decided to favour youngsters while selecting the team at the expense of...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 8, Day 4 February 1, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 3 Round up: Hosts Vidarbha bowled with clinical precision to outclass table toppers Delhi by an innings and 93 runs. Having won the match in less than two and half days, Vidarbha with seven points including a bonus from this...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group B wrap: Vidarbha inflict humiliating innings defeat on Delhi January 31, 2015

    Nagpur: Hosts Vidarbha bowled with clinical precision to outclass table toppers Delhi by an innings and 93 runs in a group league encounter of Ranji Trophy on Saturday. Having won the match in less than two and half days, Vidarbha with seven points including a bonus from this match climbed upto...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 7, Day 3 January 23, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Roundup: Baroda, after making 335 in their first innings, had defending champions Karnataka on the ropes reducing the hosts to 233 for six in reply at stumps on the second day of the Group A Ranji Trophy league...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group B wrap: Gambhir, Sehwag take Delhi to 240/4 on Day 2 January 22, 2015

    Pune: Gautam Gambhir (93) and Virender Sehwag (66) produced a 102-run partnership as Delhi reached 240 for 4 in reply to Maharashtra's first innings score of 330 on the second day. Opening the innings, Gambhir cracked seven boundaries and one six in his unbeaten 217-ball innings, while Sehwag hit seven fours...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 6, Day 1 January 13, 2015

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Preview: Captain Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag have been instrumental in taking Delhi to the top of group B and will once again look to dominate proceedings when the hosts take on a lowly-placed Odisha in their Ranji Trophy match on...
  • Ranji Trophy: Delhi's 'Big Two' eye another dominating show January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Captain Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag have been instrumental in taking Delhi to the top of group B and will once again look to dominate proceedings when the hosts take on a lowly-placed Odisha in their Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Tuesday. Having already pocketed three of their...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Delhi settle for three points against Haryana January 8, 2015

    Lahli: Delhi had to settle for three points and a draw against Haryana after not a single ball was bowled on the fourth and final day of the Ranji Trophy Group B match as dense fog engulfed the Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium here on Thursday. Delhi were to begin the day...
  • No comebacks for Yuvraj, Sehwag and other 2011 World Cup heroes January 7, 2015

    In a clear sign of looking ahead and showing no interest in putting the clock back, the national selection panel led by Sandeep Patil on Tuesday dashed the frail comeback hopes of Player of 2011 World Cup, Yuvraj Singh, by ignoring him for the elite tournament. Media reports have speculated that...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 4, Day 2 December 29, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 1 round-up: Mandeep Singh struck his maiden century of this Ranji Trophy season while Yuvraj Singh was nearing his third successive ton as Punjab reached 327 for three. Odisha won a good toss as their seam trio of Basant Mohanty,...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 4, Day 1 December 28, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) With two convincing outright victories under their belt, a supremely confident Delhi led by their mercurial skipper Gautam Gambhir will take on the gutsy Gujarat in their bid to complete a hat-trick of outright victories in the Ranji Trophy cricket...
  • Ranji Trophy: Confident Delhi look to complete hat-trick of wins December 27, 2014

    New Delhi: With two convincing outright victories under their belt, a supremely confident Delhi led by their mercurial skipper Gautam Gambhir will take on the gutsy Gujarat in their bid to complete a hat-trick of outright victories in the Ranji Trophy tournament on Sunday. After four indifferent seasons in Ranji Trophy,...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 3: Unmukt ton puts Delhi in driver's seat December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Unmukt Chand hit a dominant 146 to put Delhi in the drivers seat against a struggling Rajasthan on Day 3 of the Group B Ranji Trophy match on Tuesday. Responding to Rajasthan's first-innings score of 141, the Gautam Gambhir-led side declared their innings on 380 for six in a...
  • Ranji Trophy: Wary of weather, Gautam Gambhir asks DDCA to make Gujarat away tie December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Worried about the prevailing weather conditions that robbed close to 55 overs of playing time in the past two days, Delhi captain Gautam Gambhir has requested DDCA to shift the next Ranji Trophy cricket match against Gujarat to Ahmedabad in his bid to have a full game. "Gautam Gambhir...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 2 December 22, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) All-rounder Parvez Rasool struck an unbeaten half-century as Jammu and Kashmir put up a decent batting performance to reach 266 for six in their first innings of the Ranji Trophy Group A match against Baroda on Sunday. In another match, in...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 1 December 21, 2014

    (For LIVE updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Preview: A resilient Railways will have to dig deep to stop the onslaught of defending champions Karnataka in their home tie beginning at the Karnail Singh Stadium. Karnataka have continued their imperious form of last season with comprehensive victories over Tamil...
  • Ranji Trophy: Delhi bank on 'Big Two' to pack another punch December 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Riding on their opening win against Saurashtra, Delhi would be banking on skipper Gautam Gambhir and the explosive Virender Sehwag to pack a punch together against Rajasthan in their second Ranji Trophy Group B match at the Feroz Shah Kotla starting here on Sunday. Courtesy a brilliant 147 from...
  • 123 players retained, 5 traded across teams for IPL 8 December 16, 2014

    A total of 123 cricketers, including 79 Indians and 44 overseas, were retained by the franchises for the 2015 edition of the Indian Premier League. Five Indian cricketers have been traded during the trading window this year. The window for the franchises to extend the player contracts on existing terms for...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 1, Day 4 December 10, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: The Group A match between Mumbai and Jammu and Kashmir was evenly poised at the end of the third day's play with the visitors finishing on 58 for one while chasing a modest target of 237 on...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 1: Delhi inch closer towards win; Yuvraj ton puts Punjab on top on Day 3 December 9, 2014

    Skipper Gautam Gambhir's decision to play at Roshanara Club ground is set to be vindicated as his bowlers pushed Delhi to the verge of an outright win over Saurashtra in their Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match on Tuesday. At stumps on the third day, Saurashtra, after being forced to follow-on,...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 1, Day 3 December 9, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Jammu and Kashmir opener Shubham Khajuria compiled his maiden first-class century before former champions Mumbai bounced back to dismiss the visitors for 254 in the first innings. Delhi's new ball bowlers Parvinder Awana and Sumit Narwal wielded their willows to great...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Day 2 December 8, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: Skipper Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a gutsy unbeaten century while the others floundered as Delhi struggled to 260 for six on the first day. Chidambaram Gautam's 94-run knock was the highlight for Karnataka before Tamil...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 1: Gambhir stands tall in Delhi's slump, Yuvraj shines for Punjab on Day 1 December 7, 2014

    Skipper Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a gutsy unbeaten century while the others floundered as Delhi struggled to 260 for six at stumps on the first day of their opening Ranji Trophy fixture against Saurashtra on Sunday. When the stumps were drawn, Gambhir was undefeated on 123 off 270...
  • Srikkanth credits selectors for World Cup probables squad December 4, 2014

    Former Indian captain Krishnamachari Srikkanth said the Indian selectors did a fair job in excluding the senior players like Sehwag, Yuvraj, Gambhir, Harbhajan and Zaheer. ...