Murali Kartik

  • Veteran spinner Murali Kartik retires from competitive cricket June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran left-arm spinner Murali Kartik on Saturday retired from competitive cricket having played eight Tests and 37 ODIs for India between 1999 and 2007, taking 24 and 37 wickets respectively. However, it was first-class cricket where Kartik was always a force to reckon with, taking 644 wickets in 203...
  • Preparing for my role of a lone spinner in Kings XI: Murali Kartik March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Spinner Murali Kartik said on Friday that he was bracing up to the challenge of being the only specialist spinner in the Kings XI Punjab for the upcoming IPL and wants to utilise his vast experience in the shortest format by playing the role of a mentor. "I have...
  • Kartik yet again booed by Bengal fans at Eden January 11, 2014

    Kolkata: There was no end to Murali Kartik's miseries at the Eden Gardens after Friday's fan fury, as the Railways skipper was again booed by Bengal fans who shouted slogans outside the stadium at the end of the fourth day's play. About a 100-odd Bengal fans, shouting slogans of "Go Back...
  • 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 half-century as the visitors need another 154 runs with seven wickets in hand as their Ranji Trophy quarter-final against hosts Bengal hangs in balance at the end of the fourth day. Chasing a target of...
  • Murali Kartik warned by umpires, Bengal allege ball tampering January 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Veteran spinner and Railways captain Murali Kartik was on Friday embroiled in a controversy once again after he was warned by the umpires for some "issues" with the ball in an acrimonious day three of their Ranji Trophy quarter-final match against Bengal. Match referee Rajendra Jadeja said that he has...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Shukla leads Bengal's recovery against Railways January 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla's valiant unbeaten half-century helped Bengal stage a remarkable fight-back against Railways in their controversy-marred Ranji Trophy quarter-final at the Eden Gardens on Friday. The third day's proceedings saw both the teams engaged in heated exchange of words as about 2,000-odd spectators also played their part in...
  • Dinda-Kartik involved in a verbal spat in Ranji quarters January 8, 2014

    Kolkata: There was no love lost between Bengal and Railways cricketers as veteran spinner Murali Kartik was involved in another verbal altercation with Bengal speedster Ashoke Dinda on the first day of their Ranji Trophy quarter-final match on Wednesday. A day after both teams termed it all past and captains Laxmi...
  • Ranji Trophy: Confident Bengal face Railways hurdle January 7, 2014

    Kolkata: High on confidence after recording back-to-back wins, hosts Bengal would look to derail the Railways team when they clash in Ranji quarter-finals from Wednesday, weeks after an ugly 'Mankaded' incident marred an earlier rubber between the two teams. After being written off in the league stage, two-time champions Bengal brilliantly...
  • Bengal players refuse handshake after ill-tempered Ranji tie December 9, 2013

    New Delhi: In one of the most ill-tempered domestic matches of recent times, Bengal and Railway players set a poor example of an on and off-field behaviour with the two umpires hardly being able to control the proceedings during the last two days of their Ranji Trophy encounter. If tension started...
  • Tension at Jamia ground after Kartik 'Mankaded' Bengal player December 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Veteran India discard and Railways captain Murali Kartik found himself at the centre of a controversy when he 'Mankaded' Bengal batsman Sandipan Das leading to an ugly altercation with opposition coach Ashok Malhotra during a Ranji Trophy game on Sunday. This is not the first time that Kartik has...
  • Ranji Trophy: Bengal aim for six against Railways December 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A depleted Bengal side will be eager to change its dismal away track record against table toppers Railways when the two teams square off in a group B Ranji Trophy encounter on a seamer-friendly track at the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University Sports Complex on Friday. Railways, who will...
  • IPL 6 has been outstanding, says Murali Kartik May 27, 2013

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts Murali Kartik and Shishir Hattangadi review the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League. ...
  • Pietersen return good news for world cricket: Kartik October 19, 2012

    Kevin Pietersen's team-mate at Surrey, Murali Kartik says the England batsman's return to the national team is a big boost to world cricket. ...
  • Kartik wants India to play with three spinners September 26, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket expert Murali Kartik discusses the possibility of India playing three spinners against Australia in their first World T20 Super Eight game on Friday. ...
  • Kartik sparks row by backing-up run out August 31, 2012

    London: Former India spinner Murali Kartik caused controversy in the English County Championship on Thursday when he ran out a batsman who had backed up too far down the pitch. Kartik, playing for Surrey against Somerset -- the county he left at the end of last season -- ran out...
  • 'Fail to capitalise on crucial moments' May 5, 2012

    Kolkata: After slumping to their fifth consecutive defeat in the ongoing Indian Premier League, Pune Warriors wicket-keeping coach Deep Dasgupta on Saturday said the Sourav Ganguly-led side was failing to capitalise on crucial moments which was harming their cause. "There have been a lot of close matches. It was always 50-50...
  • I'm still India's second best spinner: Kartik April 29, 2012

    Pune: He is one of the most experienced spinners playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL). And going by his own reckoning, Murali Kartik is still "the second best spinner in India after Harbhajan Singh.” The Pune Warriors India's left-arm spinner has had a decent run in the IPL so far,...
  • IPL 5: Dinda and Kartik star in Pune win April 6, 2012

    The CNN-IBN experts discuss the reasons for Mumbai Indians failing to chase a meagre target of 130 set by Pune Warriors. ...
  • IPL 5: Pune stun fancied Mumbai by 29 runs April 7, 2012

    Mumbai: An under-strength Pune Warriors India stunned fancied Mumbai Indians by 29 runs to kick-start their second Indian Premier League season with a win after Ashok Dinda's 4 for 17 helped Sourav Ganguly's team defend a total of 129 for 9. Dinesh Karthik and James Franklin revived Mumbai from 5...
  • Pleased with the final outcome: Murali Kartik February 16, 2012

    Kartik, who played for the Pune Warriors in IPL-4, says the truce between the BCCI and Sahara Group is a good news for the players. ...