LAXMI RATAN SHUKLA

  • Duleep Trophy: Shukla rattles South Zone after fighting ton from Uthappa 12 hours 35 minutes ago

    Lahli: East Zone bowlers led by the seasoned Laxmi Ratan Shukla rattled South Zone in the final hour reducing them to 236 for nine despite Robin Uthappa scoring a well-crafted hundred on the first day of the Duleep Trophy semi-final here on Wednesday. South Zone were cruising along at 211 for...
  • Tiwary's ton takes East Zone to 278 against West Zone in Duleep Trophy quarter-final 1 week ago

    Lahli: Skipper Manoj Tiwary led from the front with an unbeaten century as East Zone managed to score 278 all out against West Zone on the opening day's play of the four-day Duleep Trophy quarter-final on Wednesday. Put into bat, East lost early wickets but Tiwary (100 not out) batted well...
  • Ranji Trophy semis: Fallah rips apart Bengal; Maharashtra in control January 18, 2014

    Indore: Leftarm seamer Samad Fallah exposed the poor technique of Bengal's batsmen with some incisive swing bowling to put Maharashtra in the driver's seat on the first day of their Ranji Trophy semifinal here on Saturday. Fallah wrecked havoc with the new ball claiming seven for 58 in 16.4 overs as...
  • Ranji Trophy: Gutsy Bengal take on confident Maharashtra in semis January 17, 2014

    Indore: It will be a battle between topnotch batting lineup against a quality seam attack when Maharashtra with the likes of Kedar Jadhav and Vijay Zol take on Laxmi Ratan Shuklaled Bengal in the Ranji Trophy semifinals, starting here on Saturday. Bengal, who have been a surprise package in the national...
  • Sourav Ganguly bats for Laxmi Ratan Shukla's India comeback January 15, 2014

    Kolkata: Urging Bengal skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla not to lose hope for a India comeback, Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said the national selectors would surely be noticing the allrounder's sparkling show if they make the Ranji final. "If Bengal make the final, Shukla's performance will be counted by the national selectors,...
  • Laxmi Shukla docked full match fees for Bengal's slow overrate January 12, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal captain Laxmi Ratan Shukla has been docked his full match fees as his team couldn't maintain the required overrate during their quarterfinal win over Railways at the Eden Gardens. Bengal were 11 overs in arrears, including seven in the first innings, something that has happened for the second time...
  • Bengal trump Railways, enter Ranji Trophy semis January 12, 2014

    Kolkata: A spirited Bengal downed bitter foes Railways by 48 runs in their controversyfilled match to set up a Ranji Trophy semifinal clash against Maharashtra at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. Chasing a target of 271, Railways were bundled out for 222 in 83.3 overs with Laxmi Ratan Shukla leading from...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Railways hold edge over Bengal chasing 271 January 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Railways captain Murali Kartik took the attack back to the opposition camp with a timely halfcentury as the visitors need another 154 runs with seven wickets in hand as their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against hosts Bengal hangs in balance at the end of the fourth day. Chasing a target of...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Shukla leads Bengal's recovery against Railways January 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla's valiant unbeaten halfcentury helped Bengal stage a remarkable fightback against Railways in their controversymarred Ranji Trophy quarterfinal at the Eden Gardens on Friday. The third day's proceedings saw both the teams engaged in heated exchange of words as about 2,000odd spectators also played their part in...
  • Ranji Trophy: Confident Bengal face Railways hurdle January 7, 2014

    Kolkata: High on confidence after recording backtoback wins, hosts Bengal would look to derail the Railways team when they clash in Ranji quarterfinals from Wednesday, weeks after an ugly 'Mankaded' incident marred an earlier rubber between the two teams. After being written off in the league stage, twotime champions Bengal brilliantly...
  • Humble Shami enjoys being with Ranji teammates January 4, 2014

    Kolkata:He might have cemented his place in the India team in less than a year's time, but Mohammad Shami is not flying high as the pacer on Saturday cherished returning to his roots and bowled to his Bengal teammates, boosting their morale ahead of their Ranji Trophy quarters against Railways. "It...
  • Bengal bolstered by return of Saha, await BCCI call on Shami January 3, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal will be bolstered by the return of regular wicketkeeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha in their grudge Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match against Railways at the Eden Gardens from January 8 to 12. "He (Saha) is available for the quarters," Bengal skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla said on the sidelines of the team's...
  • Ranji Trophy: Bengal look to sort batting woes against Services November 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bengal team under Laxmi Ratan Shukla will aim to put up a dominant performance against an upbeat Services team, when the two sides will square up for their fifth round Group B Ranji Trophy encounter at the Airforce ground in Palam from Thursday. Bengal are currently placed fifth...
  • Upbeat Rajasthan welcome Bengal on a seamfriendly track November 6, 2013

    Jaipur: It will be a battle of pacers as twotime Ranji Trophy champions Rajasthan led by old warhorse Hrishikesh Kanitkar take on a Laxmi Ratan Shukla's gritty Bengal side in a group B encounter of the Ranji Trophy at a seamerfriendly Sawai Man Singh Stadium on Thursday. Rajasthan suffered an innings...
  • Laxmi Ratan Shukla to lead Bengal Ranji team October 23, 2013

    Kolkata: Allrounder Laxmi Ratan Shukla will lead the 15member Bengal team in the upcoming Ranji Trophy match against Baroda at the Jadavpur University cricket ground here from Sunday. Cricket Association of Bengal Joint secretary Sujan Mukherjee Wednesday announced the team. He said, "Bengal have played many matches this season where both...
  • KKR's Laxmi Shukla ruled out for season with knee injury April 27, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders might have ended their losing streak, but their injury woes have become worse with Laxmi Shukla ruled out for the season, while Manoj Tiwary laid low for at least a week. The team management on Friday confirmed that Tiwary would not be travelling with their side for...
  • Shukla, Mondal power Bengal to 4run win over Baroda March 26, 2013

    Indore: Skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla led from the front with a punishing knock as Bengal beat Baroda by four runs in a Super League (group B) match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20, here on Tuesday. Put into bat at the Holkar Stadium, Bengal made a decent 149 for four...
  • Shukla to lead Bengal in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy March 11, 2013

    Kolkata: All-rounder Laxmi Ratan Shukla was on Monday appointed as Bengal skipper for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy domestic T20 tournament here. Shukla will lead a 15-member Bengal squad who will leave for Agartala for the East Zone leg of the tournament that will begin on March 17. Squad: Laxmi Ratan Shukla...
  • Bengal, Assam post wins in Vijay Hazare Trophy February 14, 2013

    Kolkata: A careerbest five wicket haul by skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla helped Bengal clinch a thrilling 11run win over Odisha in their opening match of the East Zone leg of the oneday cricket tournament for the Vijay Hazare Troph whereas Assam trounced Tripura by eight wickets in a lowscoring tie...
  • Laxmi Ratan Shukla to lead Bengal Ranji squad December 13, 2012

    Kolkata: Allrounder Laxmi Ratan Shukla on Thursday made Bengal skipper for the Ranji Trophy with regular captain Manoj Tiwary ruled out for six weeks for a back injury. The selectors were forced to appoint the 31yearold in the hot seat as vicecaptain Wriddhiman Saha refused to take up the "additional...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A, Round 3, Day 3: Tiwary, Shukla tons put Bengal on top November 19, 2012

    In reply to Gujarat's first innings total of 260, Bengal scored 526 for 7 and declared. Manoj Tiwary (191) and Laxmi Ratan Shukla's unbeaten 113 powered Bengal's innings on day three. Gujarat were reeling at 18 for 4 at stumps and trailing by 248 runs with Venugopal Rao and Rush Kalaria...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2, Day 1: Saha, Shukla revive Bengal November 9, 2012

    Mohali: Wriddhiman Saha scored his third halfcentury in as many innings to keep Bengal fighting at 280 for 7 in testing conditions at the PCA Stadium on Friday. Sahas 124run alliance with Laxmi Ratan Shukla (62) proved vital to the visitors chances on an engaging days play against Group A...
  • KKR's Shukla seeks Webster's advice March 27, 2012

    Kolkata: Buoyed by his good allround show in the current domestic season, Laxmi Ratan Shukla is now looking forward to interacting with Kolkata Kight Riders' [KKR] new sports psychologist Rudi Webster to further improve his performance in the upcoming Indian Premier League [IPL]. Interacting with media persons after the practice session...