Rajat Bhatia

  • IPL 7: Clinical Rajasthan Royals thump Delhi Daredevils by 62 runs May 16, 2014

    Rajasthan Royals consolidated their chances of making it to the play-offs of the seventh edition of IPL on Thursday with a magnificent 62-run victory over a listless Delhi Daredevils, who are already out of the play-off contention. Chasing a mammoth target of 202, Delhi Daredevils kept on losing wickets at regular...
  • IPL 7: Beleaguered Delhi look to redeem pride against Rajasthan May 15, 2014

    An out-of-sorts Delhi Daredevils will be playing for pride when they take on Rajasthan Royals, who will look to consolidate their top-four spot in the points table on Thursday. Delhi are staring down the barrel after losing all five matches since the tournament returned to India and now they can only...
  • Rajasthan Royals focus on 'smart cricket' May 2, 2014

    Rajasthan Royals ended their desert safari in the UAE with a thrilling Super-Over win against Kolkata Knight Riders and have done fairly well winning three of their five games in IPL 7 so far under new skipper Shane Watson. Now, back in India, they will continue with their philosophy of...
  • IPL 2014: Kolkata Knight Riders messed up in Super Over, says Rajat Bhatia May 1, 2014

    Rajasthan Royals allrounder Rajat Bhatia on Thursday took a mild dig at Kolkata Knight Riders by stating that every member of Rajasthan Royals was aware about the equation of the the Super Over but he was unsure whether KKR knew that two runs off last ball would have clinched the...
  • IPL 7: Learning a lot from mentor Rahul Dravid, says Rajat Bhatia April 19, 2014

    Having played a key part in Rajasthan Royals' opening win in the seventh edition of IPL, allrounder Rajat Bhatia says he is relishing the prospect of shouldering a "more responsible" role with his new franchise, and team mentor Rahul Dravid has told him that he should help younger players. "Rahul...
  • Delhi beat J&K by 6 wickets in Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament April 2, 2014

    Chandigarh: Delhi produced a clinical performance to comfortably beat Jammu and Kashmir by six wickets and register their second consecutive win in a North Zone Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match, here on Wednesday. Left-arm spinner Varun Sood (3 for 14) and seasoned Rajat Bhatia (2 for 26) shared five wickets between...
  • Happy my performance has been acknowledged at last: Rajat Bhatia January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: He was indeed "shocked" when he heard the news of his inclusion in the 30-member probables for the World T20 in Bangladesh but Rajat Bhatia's expectations from life and cricket are very "realistic". "I am happy that I have been included in the 30-member probables list. Finally, my 15...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Bhatia's ton puts Delhi on top; Tiwary smashes double century for Jharkhand December 7, 2013

    Sambalpur: Experienced campaigner Rajat Bhatia hit an unbeaten 158 and combined with lower-order batsmen to propel Delhi to a huge 442 all out against Odisha, who were trailing by 321 runs at the end of second day in their Ranji Trophy Group A match on Saturday. Bhatia, who resumed at 71,...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Gambhir hits 153 as Delhi close in on big win November 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi captain Gautam Gambhir served a timely reminder to the selectors with a potentially match-winning knock of 153 while Virender Sehwag failed yet again as Delhi closed in on a comprehensive outright win against Haryana in a Ranji Trophy group League encounter at Roshnara club. Starting the day at...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Ishant's five puts Delhi on top against Haryana November 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Ishant Sharma showed some signs of returning to form with a five-wicket haul as Delhi gained the upperhand against Haryana at stumps on the second day of the Ranji Trophy Group A match here on Friday. Ishant bowled with a lot of fire as he grabbed 5 for 29...
  • Sehwag fails yet again as Delhi struggle at 184/8 against Haryana November 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Haryana bowlers produced a disciplined performance to restrict hosts Delhi to 184 for eight at stumps, on the first day of their group A Ranji Trophy encounter as India discards Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir yet again failed to post a big score. Put into bat on a seamer-friendly...
  • Confident Gujarat to clash against star-studded Delhi November 6, 2013

    Surat: Buoyed by their comprehensive innings win over Vidarbha at Nagpur, Gujarat will take on a formidable Delhi team led by Gautam Gambhir, hoping for a similar performance to consolidate their position in Group A of Ranji Trophy. Delhi will also have Virender Sehwag, Ashish Nehra, Unmukt Chand, Mithun Manhas and...
  • Virender Sehwag's flop show continues in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy March 20, 2013

    Gurgaon: Virender Sehwag's poor run of form continued on Wednesday as he was back to pavilion for four runs, but his Delhi team beat Jammu and Kashmir by 17 runs in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Twenty20 tournament here. Delhi won the toss and chose to bat. Cricket lovers expected some...
  • Gambhir named in Delhi squad for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: After featuring in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, struggling opener Gautam Gambhir will now play for Delhi in the Inter-state Twenty20 league for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy as the selectors named him in the 15-member squad on Thursday. The squad, to be led by Rajat Bhatia, includes under-19 World...
  • Bhatia shines in Delhi's 4-wicket win over Jammu and Kashmir February 13, 2013

    Bilaspur: Skipper Rajat Bhatia led from the front with a superb all-round show as favourites Delhi overcame a spirited challenge from Jammu and Kashmir winning by four wickets in their opening North Zone leg encounter of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Put into bat, Jammu and Kashmir scored 245 for 4 in...
  • Ranji Trophy, round 3: Delhi, UP aim to extend leads November 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The third round of the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season gets underway across the country on Saturday, with eight teams having posted outrights wins so far. With several others languishing at the bottom of their respective groups, the onus will be on senior players to try and inspire their...
  • Duleep Trophy: Dinda puts East on brink of final February 6, 2012

    New Delhi: East Zone are all but through to the final of the Duleep Trophy as Ashok Dinda's fiery spell ensured an all-important first-innings lead of 28 runs against North Zone on the penultimate day at the Feroz Shah Kotla. The India-hopeful had career-best figures of eight for 123 to show...
  • Delhi's Bhatia dedicates ton to fire victims December 14, 2011

    Kolkata: Delhi batsman Rajat Bhatia, who struck a gritty 163 not out on day two of the Ranji Trophy game against Bengal on Wednesday, dedicated his ton to the victims of the AMRI tragedy fire. The 32-year-old batsman played a key role in the visitors making a challenging 392 in their...