RANJI

  • DDCA to host five Ranji Trophy matches November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) will host five Ranji Trophy matches this upcoming season, instead of four. "We were supposed to host four matches but recently there have been some changes. We have been told that Rajasthan will also play their match against Delhi here," DDCA sports...
  • Himachal Pradesh to host 15 Ranji matches October 29, 2014

    Shimla: After hosting the India vs West Indies One-Day International (ODI) earlier this month, the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) is gearing up to hold 15 Ranji Trophy matches at three venues. "Fifteen Ranji Trophy matches will be played at our three venues, including Dharamsala, from Nov 6 to Nov 14,"...
  • Ranji Trophy: Abhay moves to Himachal Pradesh, Harvinder to coach Railways October 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Abhay Sharma, who has served Raiwlays as coach for a long time, has joined Himachal Pradesh Ranji Trophy side for the 2014-15 season. Sharma is also India A fielding coach. Railways will be coached by former India pacer Harvinder Singh. The Railways team will be able to play their home...
  • Gautam Gambhir retained Delhi captain for Ranji Trophy October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir has been retained captain of the Delhi team for the upcoming Ranji season as the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) announced a 15-member squad for the one-day Vijay Hazare trophy to be played in Himachal Pradesh. Gambhir, who ran into a controversy in...
  • Gautam Gambhir targets domestic season for another comeback October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: With his comeback gone wrong in England, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir is targeting the forthcoming domestic cricket season to keep scoring runs to get back into the Test team again. Gambhir's return to the Test side in England, after nearly two and a half years, went wrong after he...
  • Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji Trophy home games shifted to Mohali after floods September 21, 2014

    Mohali: The BCCI has decided to shift Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji Trophy home matches to Mohali, following the devastating floods that hit the state and left the two cricket grounds in deplorable condition. "Recently, we have taken a decision that due to the natural calamity in Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab Cricket...
  • Vijay Dahiya appointed chief coach of Delhi Ranji team September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India wicketkeeperbatsman Vijay Dahiya has been reinstated as the chief coach of the Delhi Ranji Trophy side while former Test batsman Yashpal Sharma will head the selection panel, in a list released by the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA). Dahiya, a member of the KKR coaching staff,...
  • Jaffer, Zaheer in Mumbai probables for 201415 season September 6, 2014

    Speedster Zaheer Khan, who has not played a single game since getting injured in the last IPL season, and veteran batsman Wasim Jaffer, have been included in the 28member strong Mumbai probables for the upcoming season in fourday as well as one day formats of the game. Zaheer had strained his...
  • Restructured Duleep Trophy can help India in Test turnaround September 2, 2014

    Of all the formats, most teams would like to be at number one in Tests. No doubt there is pride and prestige attached to it. It is with such high ambition, Steve Waugh brought his all conquering side to India calling the tour the ultimate frontier, looking for a series win...
  • Rajasthan players in limbo as RCA can't give NOC for interstate transfer August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Indian domestic season set to kick off in another month and a half, the future of top Rajasthan cricketers like Pankaj Singh, Robin Bist and Ashok Menaria hangs in balance as it is difficult for them to even get an interstate transfer to play for any...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association to go ahead with their Ranji team selection August 25, 2014

    Jaipur: The rift between the RCA and BCCI is bound to deepen as the suspended association is all set to go ahead in naming their Ranji Trophy probables claiming that they are the only authorized body to do so. Mehmood Abdi, the Deputy President of RCA has claimed that "BCCI was...
  • Ranji Trophy starts Dec 7; Mumbai, Karnataka in Group A August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The BCCI tournament committee has decided to kick start the current domestic season with the Duleep Trophy starting October 15 while the prestigious Ranji Trophy will start from December 7 and continue till March 12. The Duleep Trophy will be a threeweek affair from October 15 to November 3. With...
  • Mohammad Kaif to lead Andhra in upcoming Ranji Trophy season July 21, 2014

    Ending his 16year association with Uttar Pradesh, veteran Mohammed Kaif will lead Andhra in the upcoming Ranji season after striking a twoyear deal with Andhra Cricket Association (ACA). The Allahabadborn player has accumulated 9277 runs, taken 143 catches and picked up 20 wickets in his firstclass career. "It's the end of the...
  • KSCA honours Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka June 29, 2014

    Bangalore: The R Vinay Kumarled Karnataka team, who won the Ranji Trophy, were felicitated by the state cricket association for their unprecedented achievement of winning three titles in a single year. Also felicitated by Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) were six other state squads which had won Ranji Trophy, beginning from...
  • Gavaskar says club cricket is best form of cricket May 12, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Describing club cricket as the best form of cricket, legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar on Monday said it teaches players the way to carry weaker member of a team. "Club cricket is the best form of cricket. It teaches one to be friends with your rivals even as you compete hard...
  • Pravin Amre reappointed as Mumbai Ranji Trophy coach May 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Former Test batsman Pravin Amre was on Monday reappointed as coach of the Mumbai Ranji Trophy team for the forthcoming season. "Pravin Amre has been appointed as a coach for senior team for a oneyear period," said MCA Joint Secretary and senior selection panel convener Nitin Dalal after the...
  • Happy campers Karnataka cap the cricket season with a treble March 17, 2014

    They swept everything that came in their way. Sunday completed a success story of Tsunamic proportions for Karnataka that did an Inter Milan, not with the haughtiness of a Jose Mourinho but with a yeoman-like service from each member of its squad that brought home the Ranji Trophy, Irani Cup...
  • Ranji champions Karnataka favourites for Irani Cup February 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Riding high on confidence after winning the Ranji Trophy for the seventh time, Karnataka would be looking to add the Irani Cup to their silverware as they take on Rest of India in the traditional fiveday match commencing at the Mangalam Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Sunday. Karnataka enjoyed one of...
  • Young Haryana Ranji wicketkeeper dies in a tragic accident February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In a tragic accident, 25yearold firstclass cricketer Sandeep Singh lost his life after a tractor run over him in his hometown Mundal on Thursday. Sandeep was in the reserves list of the Haryana team this season having already played 15 firstclass, 11 List A and 16 T20 matches for...
  • We aim to dominate Indian cricket for next decade: Vinay Kumar February 3, 2014

    Bangalore: Vinay Kumar, who led Karnataka to their seventh Ranji Trophy title, on Monday said his team's goal is to dominate Indian cricket for the next ten years. "We have a great bunch of guys who are very young and hungry to perform. I feel we have it in us to...
  • Karnataka win their 7th Ranji Trophy title beating Maharashtra February 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Favourites Karnataka deservedly won their seventh Ranji Trophy title after beating a spirited Maharashtra side by seven wickets on the fifth and concluding day of the final match here on Sunday. Chasing a modest victory target of 157 in little over two sessions, Karnataka batsmen reached the destination with...
  • As it happened: Karnataka vs Maharashtra, Ranji Trophy Final Day 5 February 2, 2014

    Catch all the action from the final day as Karnataka look to wrap up the season by lifting the trophy in Uppal. Day 4 Roundup: Kedar Jadhav continued his glorious form in the Ranji Trophy with a sparkling century as Karnataka maintained their upper hand despite a spirited fightback by...
  • Vinay Kumar confident of Karnataka taking four early wickets February 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: Despite a spirited fightback by Maharashtra on the penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy final, Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar expressed confidence of his team taking the rest of the four wickets of their opponents early on Sunday and claim the title. "I would say we are 90 per cent...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Maharashtra 272 for 6, lead Karnataka by 62 on Day 4 February 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kedar Jadhav continued his glorious form in the Ranji Trophy with a sparkling century as Karnataka maintained their upperhand despite a spirited fightback by Maharashtra on the penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy final on Saturday. Karnataka finished their first innings on 515 taking a sizeable 210 run first innings...
  • As it happened: Maharashtra vs Karnataka, Ranji Trophy Final, Day 4 February 1, 2014

    Catch all the action from Ranji Trophy 201314 final being played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Karnataka are well on course to win the Ranji Trophy title after extending their overall lead to 169 runs at stumps on the third day. Karnataka were successful in their plan to bat...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Karnataka 474/7, lead Maharashtra by 169 runs January 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: Favourites Karnataka are well on course to win the Ranji Trophy title after extending their overall lead to 169 runs at stumps on the third day of their summit clash against Maharashtra, here on Friday. Starting the day at 230 for no loss, Karnataka were successful in their plan...
  • As it happened: Karnataka vs Maharashtra, Ranji Final, Day 3 January 31, 2014

    Catch all the action from Ranji Trophy 201314 final being played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. On day two, 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. After bundling...
  • Today was my day, says centurion Ganesh Satish January 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: Karnataka's Ganesh Satish expressed happiness after slamming an unbeaten 117 on day two of the Ranji final against Maharashtra and said he sought to make the most of the opportunity that came his way. "Obviously, I was a little disappointed when I was left out. So, I made up my...
  • 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: Karnataka vs Maharashtra, Ranji Trophy final, Day 2 January 30, 2014

    Catch all the action from Ranji Trophy 201314 final being played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Day 1 roundup: A gutsy unbeaten 89 by middleorder batsman Ankit Bawne and a halfcentury by opener Chirag Khurana helped Maharashtra reach a respectable 272 for 5 at stumps on day one. Opting...