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  • Ranji Trophy: Quality umpires needed for big games, says Pravin Amre 7 hours 4 minutes ago

    Although Mumbai failed to make it to the final of the 2014-15 Ranji Trophy, Pravin Amre, the coach, felt his young side had shown a lot of character against Karnataka, the defending champions, to bounce back after being bowled out for just 44 in their first innings in their semifinal. Chasing...
  • Karnataka beat Mumbai to enter Ranji Trophy final 12 hours 49 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Defending champions Karnataka completed the formalities to register a 112-run win over Mumbai and enter the final of the Ranji Trophy tournament for the 14th time on Saturday. Mumbai, chasing a victory target of 445, were all out for 332 about an hour into the fourth and penultimate day of...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15: Semi-finals, Day 4 17 hours 16 minutes ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 3 Report: A half-century from opener Swapnil Gugale (56 not out) helped Maharashtra post 110/1 at stumps on Day 3 after Tamil Nadu ended their first innings at 549 at the Eden Gardens. Meanwhile, battling long and hard, Mumbai were...
  • Ranji Trophy semis: Mumbai reach 277/6 on day three against Karnataka Yesterday

    Aditya Tare, the Mumbai captain, led by example, providing the brightest spark on the third day of the Ranji Trophy 2014-15 semifinal on Friday (February 27) to keep Karnataka at bay at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. Although Karnataka were kept to 202 on the opening day, their bowlers had...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Semi-finals, Day 3 Yesterday

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: Half-centuries from Abhimanyu Mithun and R Samarth helped Karnataka end the second day of their Ranji Trophy 2014-15 semifinal against Mumbai in a virtually impregnable position at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. On Thursday (February 26),...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karnataka in control against Mumbai in semis 2 days ago

    Half-centuries from Abhimanyu Mithun and R Samarth helped Karnataka end the second day of their Ranji Trophy 2014-15 semifinal against Mumbai in a virtually impregnable position at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. On Thursday (February 26), Karnataka set their opponents a massive 445-run target for a place in the...
  • Road mishap in Bengaluru, water tanker mows down 2 people 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: Two people have been killed in Bengaluru when a water tanker ploughed through a group of pedestrians. The incident occurred when the brakes of the water tanker failed. Visuals showed the tanker speeding menacingly as the pedestrians were crossing the road at a zebra crossing, knocking down a man pushing...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, semi-finals, Day 2 2 days ago

    (For Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: After being dismissed for a paltry 202 in their first innings, Karnataka hit back strongly with skipper and seamer Vinay Kumar taking six wickets to bundle out Mumbai for 44 in just 15.3 overs on the first...
  • Ranji Trophy: Aditya Tare disappointed with Mumbai performance 3 days ago

    After Karnataka were bowled out for 202 in their first innings of their Ranji Trophy 2014-15 semifinal match against Mumbai at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Wednesday (February 25), a few doubts about the defending champions' supremacy must have cropped up. But their bowlers, led by R Vinay...
  • Abhishek Nayar suffers head injury during Ranji semi-final 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai's Abhishek Nayar "is out of danger" after suffering a head injury while fielding on day one of the Ranji Trophy semi-final cricket match against holders Karnataka at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on Wednesday. He was later admitted to a Bengaluru hospital. "Nayar had lost consciousness for some time and then failed...
  • Ranji Trophy: Vinay Kumar puts Karnataka on top against Mumbai in semis 3 days ago

    A green pitch plants doubts in the minds of batsmen and makes bowlers strive for just that bit more. But, if bowlers ally discipline with verve, they are rewarded and R Vinay Kumar, the Karnataka captain, can vouch for that. At the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Wednesday (February 25), Vinay...
  • Interview: Karnataka captain Vinay Kumar on the team's dream run 3 days ago

    To say that Karnataka are having a dream period in domestic cricket would be an understatement. After winning three major domestic tournaments - the Ranji Trophy, Irani Trophy and the Vijay Hazare Trophy - in the 2013-14 season, Karnataka started this year by defending the one-day championship, and are now...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, semis 3 days ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) An exciting battle is on cards when a resurgent Mumbai lock horns with defending champions Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy semi-final match at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. Sworn enemies on the cricket field, both captains Aditya Tare and R Vinay Kumar, will...
  • Karnataka host Mumbai in Ranji Trophy semis 4 days ago

    Teams are often judged on their ability to deliver in crunch situations. If that were the yardstick to measure the progress of Karnataka and Mumbai in Ranji Trophy 2014-15, the semi-final from February 25 (Wednesday) in Bangalore is very much an even skirmish. Karnataka, the defending champions, have played throughout the...
  • Ranji Trophy Quarter-finals: Uthappa, Thakur lead star performers 1 week ago

    Maharashtra and Mumbai progressed to the 2014-15 Ranji Trophy semifinals with wins over Andhra and Delhi respectively, taking the season's tally of outright results to 54 in 112 games, while Karnataka and Tamil Nadu joined them because of their first-innings leads over Assam and Vidarbha respectively. R Samarth and Akhil...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karnataka advance to semi-finals February 20, 2015

    Indore: Defending champions Karnataka advanced to the Ranji Trophy semifinals after taking the first innings lead against Assam in the last eight match that ended on Friday. Assam ended their second innings at 338 for four after starting day five at 32 for no loss. Karnataka were in full control of the...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Quarter-finals February 20, 2015

    (Scroll down for score updates) With Maharashtra already in the semi-finals, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Mumbai look for outright wins to secure the other three spots. Catch the Day 4 action with live updates below. ...
  • Ranji Trophy: Samarth, Uthappa virtually seal semifinal berth for Karnataka February 19, 2015

    Indore: Karnataka virtually assured themselves a place in the semifinals of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament after setting a near impossible 683 runs target in front of Assam in their second innings on the fourth and penultimate day of the quarterfinal tie, here on Thursday. Resuming their second innings at the...
  • Bengaluru: CJ Priya Varadarajan fight for women's safety February 19, 2015

    With women's safety becoming an important issue, Bengaluru has taken a step to make the city safer for women. Priya Varadarajan turns Citizen Journalist tells about the government buses in the city which will be fitted with an innovative alarm system. ...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Quarter-Finals, Day 4 February 19, 2015

    (Scroll down for live score updates) With Maharashtra already in the semi-finals, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Mumbai look for outright wins to secure the other three spots. Catch the Day 4 action with live updates below. ...
  • Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Quarter-final: Karnataka tighten noose around Assam February 18, 2015

    Indore: Karnataka stamped their authority on the Ranji Trophy quarter-final being held by cleaning up Assam for 185 before taking a 404-run lead at stumps on day three at the Holkar Stadium. Assam, resuming their first innings at 58 for three, folded up for 185 with Gokul Sharma (58) scoring the...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Quarter-Finals, Day 3 February 18, 2015

    For Live Updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page Mumbai look to gain upper hand against Delhi, Mahrashtra-Andhra QF in the balance, Karnataka look to dominate Assam, Vidarbha look to put up a fight against Tamil Nadu on day three. ...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karnataka in drivers' seat against Assam February 17, 2015

    Indore: Karnataka placed themselves in the drivers' seat as they piled on a huge 452 all out in their first innings before reducing Assam to 58 for three on the second day of their Ranji Trophy cricket quarterfinal match here on Tuesday. Resuming the day at 302 for 2, Karnataka added...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Scores: Quarter-finals, Day 2 February 17, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 roundup: Sumit Narwal, Parvinder Awana, Sangwan, Rajat Bhatia and Manan Sharma picked up at least a wicket to dismiss Mumbai for 156 in 81 overs. In reply, Delhi reached 20 for the loss of Chand, with Gambhir unbeaten...
  • Robin Uthappa, KL Rahul put Karnataka in command in Ranji Trophy February 16, 2015

    Indore: Robin Uthappa hit a brilliant 153, while Lokesh Rahul struck a patient 91 as defending champions Karnataka reached 302-2 at stumps on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy quarter-final match against Assam, here on Monday. The 29-year-old Uthappa blasted as many as 21 boundaries and one six en route...
  • Karnataka: BJP attacks Cong government on law and order February 10, 2015

    Bengaluru: Opposition BJP on Tuesday targeted the Congress government on the law and order situation in Karnataka, particularly the "increasing" crime against women. Raising the issue during the discussion on motion of thanks to the Governor for his address in the Assembly, BJP leader Govinda Karajola said crime rate against...
  • Delhi vs Mumbai pick of the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Defending champions Karnataka will take on Assam while Delhi will clash with Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals, starting from February 16. In the other quarter-finals, Vidarbha have been drawn against Tamil Nadu while Andhra Pradesh are set to clash with Maharashtra. According to a BCCI release, the semi-finals will...
  • Ranji Trophy 2014-15 Scores: Round 9, Day 4 February 9, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Left-arm spinner Harmeet Singh claimed six wickets, including that of maiden centurion R Samarth, to help hosts Mumbai take a first-innings lead of 21 runs on Day 3 against Karnataka on Sunday. The defending champions, who have already...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 9, Group A, Day 3: Harmeet claims six to help Mumbai take lead against Karnataka February 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Leftarm spinner Harmeet Singh claimed six wickets, including that of maiden centurion R Samarth, to help hosts Mumbai take a first-innings lead of 21 runs on Day 3 against Karnataka on Sunday. The defending champions, who have already booked their berth in the knockout quarter-finals, looked on course to take...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 9, Day 3 February 8, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Mumbai maintained their ascendancy over Karnataka, with the hosts leading by 261 runs at the end of the second day of a Ranji Trophy match on Saturday. Karnataka, in reply to the home team's first innings score of 436, reached 175...