LOKESH RAHUL

  • 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...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group A wrap: KL Rahul hits unbeaten ton as Karnataka dominate January 29, 2015

    Bangalore: Lokesh Rahul's good run of form continued as the young batsman struck an unbeaten 150 to guide Karnataka to a comfortable position in their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match against Uttar Pradesh here on Thursday. At stumps on the first day, hosts Karnataka were strongly placed at 326 for...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karnataka start favourites against UP January 28, 2015

    Bengaluru: Champions Karnataka go up against Uttar Pradesh in their eight round of the Group A Ranji Trophy league match commencing on Thursday with an opportunity to get back to winning ways after two consecutive draws. With 29 points after six matches, Karnataka are virtually assured of a berth in the...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karnataka favourites to roll over Baroda January 20, 2015

    Mysuru: A rampant Karnataka, strengthened by the return of Test batsman Lokesh Rahul, take on Baroda, in the sixth round of the Ranji Trophy starting here on Wednesday, in what should be another comfortable outing for the hosts. They currently lead Group A table with 28 points. With four wins and...
  • 'Big relief!' says KL Rahul after burying Melbourne ghosts January 8, 2015

    Sydney: Criticised for failing in his debut Test in Melbourne, young Indian batsman Lokesh Rahul was relieved to score his maiden century in his second game to help India stay afloat on the third day of the fourth and final cricket Test against Australia on Thursday. The 22-year-old Karnataka batsman could...
  • Disappointing fielding for second Test in a row: Darren Lehmann January 8, 2015

    Sydney: Australian coach Darren Lehmann said he is disappointed with the fielding efforts put by his team in the last two matches after skipper Steve Smith today dropped two crucial catches to let India off the hook on the third day of the final cricket Test here. Smith on Thursday put...
  • 4th Test: Kohli, Rahul tons lead India's fightback, still trail by 230 on Day 3 January 8, 2015

    KL Rahul scored his maiden Test century and Virat Kohli his fourth of the series as India reached 342 for 5 at stumps on Day 3 of the fourth and final Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground. India were still trailing by 230 runs with Kohli (140) and Wriddhiman Saha (14)...
  • Steven Smith blames 'Spidercam' after dropping KL Rahul January 8, 2015

    What is a bird's-eye view worth? That's the question television executives and cricket officials were confronted with after a camera suspended above the field distracted Australia captain Steve Smith as he attempted to take a catch during the fourth Test against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground. India opener Lokesh...
  • Duleep Trophy: Lokesh Rahul hits another ton as South in firm control November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Opener K L Rahul continued his dream form as he blazed his way to a brilliant unbeaten 121 after a classy 185 in the first innings as South Zone looked in cruise control in pursuit of 301 against Central in the Duleep Trophy final, here on Saturday. At stumps,...
  • I have learnt a lot from AB de Villiers: Lokesh Rahul October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Batsman Lokesh Rahul is sure not making comparisons with his namesake, Rahul Dravid, seriously but the talented Karnataka opener is keen to emulate South African ODI captain AB de Villiers in style of play. "I would be proud if I can score as many runs as Rahul Dravid by...
  • My role was to lay a solid foundation for team: Lokesh Rahul May 1, 2014

    Having vindicated the team management's decision to promote him to the number three spot, Sunrisers Hyderabad's young batsman Lokesh Rahul said he was pleased to have played the sheet anchor's role in his side's win against Mumbai Indians in the IPL here. Rahul played his part, scoring 46 off 40...
  • Karnataka completes hat-trick, wins Vijay Hazare Trophy March 16, 2014

    Kolkata: Karnataka completed a historic treble at domestic level by emerging champions in the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a four-wicket win over Railways in yet another low-scoring affair at Eden Gardens here on Sunday. Chasing 158, the Ranji and Irani Trophy champions had a jittery start after they lost five wickets...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Karnataka 230/0 after bowling Maharashtra out for 305 on Day 2 January 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: Ganesh Satish slammed an unbeaten 117 and shared 216 runs with opener Lokesh Rahul (94 batting) as Karnataka took control of their Ranji Trophy summit clash against Maharashtra on the second day, here on Thursday. After bundling out Maharashtra for 305, an addition of just 33 runs to their overnight...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 8, Day 3 December 24, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from Day three matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 8. Day 2 roundup A collective effort by Punjab saw them make an impressive comeback in the Ranji Trophy group league encounter against Delhi with opener Jiwanjot Singh scoring a century on a lively track where...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 8, Day 2 December 23, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from Day one of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 8. Delhi captain Gautam Gambhir's dogged insistence of playing on a seaming track was vindicated once again as the hosts bowled out Punjab for just 74 runs. At stumps, Delhi were 46 for two with...
  • India hammer Pakistan by 9 wickets to win U-23 ACC Emerging Teams Cup August 25, 2013

    A skillfull Indian team put up an all-round show to lift the Under-23 Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Emerging Teams Cup as they overwhelmed Pakistan by 9 wickets at the Kallang Ground in Singapore on Sunday. Pakistan, who chose to bat, were bundled out for a paltry 159 thanks to Baba Aparajith's...
  • Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu win in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy March 18, 2013

    Shimoga: Wicketkeeper-batsman Kannaur Lokesh Rahul's hurricane 62 off 37 balls helped Karnataka trounce Kerala by 83 runs in their South Zone T20 cricket match for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy here Monday. Batting first, Karnataka amassed 185 for five in their 20 overs with one-drop Rahul (62, 5x4, 2x6) top...