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  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group B wrap: Satish ton takes Vidarbha to 274/6 13 hours 24 minutes ago

    Nagpur: Ganesh Satish scored his second century of the Ranji Trophy season to guide Vidarbha to 274 for six against Delhi on day one of the Group B match on Thursday. The hosts were struggling at 47 for three before Satish shepherded them to recovery with an unbeaten 119 off 252...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group C wrap: Assam bundle out Andhra for 137 13 hours 46 minutes ago

    Guwahati: Assam bundled out Andhra for a paltry 137 with Arup Das snaring four wickets in their Group C Ranji Trophy match on Thursday. When stumps were drawn on the first day that saw only 73 overs bowled out of 90, Assam were 32 for one in their first innings. Arun...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group A wrap: KL Rahul hits unbeaten ton as Karnataka dominate 14 hours 36 minutes ago

    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...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 8, Day 1 23 hours 26 minutes ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) With time running out fast for both the teams, Bengal and Railways will face off in a must-win match to keep themselves in contention for quarters of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament. Bengal will stick to their ploy of three-spin attack...
  • Ranji Trophy: Angry Railways captain speaks to match referee on Eden strip Yesterday

    New Delhi: Unhappy with the Eden Gardens strip, an angry Railways captain Mahesh Rawat spoke to the match referee Prakash J Bhat and expressed his displeasure about the pitch on offer for their do-or-die Ranji Trophy cricket match against Bengal starting tomorrow in Kolkata. "During the mandatory captains' meeting today, Mahesh...
  • Bengal, Railways clash in must win Ranji Trophy Yesterday

    Kolkata: With time running out fast for both the teams, Bengal and Railways will face off on Thursday in a must-win match to keep themselves in contention for quarters of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament. Bengal will stick to their ploy of three-spin attack but more than the team combination it's...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karnataka start favourites against UP Yesterday

    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...
  • Overlooked but not overworked, Pankaj Singh still a romantic figure Yesterday

    When Pankaj Singh stood at the top of his run up at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Test debut against England in July last year, he not only had the experience of having taken 300 first-class wickets from ten hard-toiling seasons to dig into, but also carried the wishes...
  • Irfan Pathan: a veteran India never had 2 days ago

    Mysore: It's no secret that India lacks genuine medium-pace bowling allrounders. "That's one area that makes me a bit nervous," said Duncan Fletcher, the India coach, recently. India have tried Stuart Binny in recent times, but there are few names that crop up when one draws up a list of...
  • Mumbai cricket waiting for fresh harvest 2 days ago

    Last week, Tamil Nadu beat Mumbai by an innings and 44 runs in Chennai in a Ranji Trophy match. A watershed moment. True, Tamil Nadu aren't stragglers (though they haven't been top rung in recent times either), but Mumbai - no, they don't lose so big, not by an innings, not...
  • Suryakumar Kumar steps down as Mumbai Ranji team captain 3 days ago

    Mumbai Ranji team skipper Suryakumar Yadav on Monday stepped down from the top spot following his team's dismal loss by an innings and 44 runs against Tamil Nadu in an away encounter. Mumbai are placed sixth in Group A with 11 points from six games so far this season. Their only...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group B wrap: Sensational Wakhare helps Vidarbha thrash Gujarat 5 days ago

    Off-spinner Akshay Wakhare bagged a career-best seven wickets 7 for 70 to run through Gujarat batting line-up in a sensational bowling display and set up Vidarbha's 120-run victory in their Ranji Trophy Group B match on Saturday. Gujarat were dismissed for just 175 in 70 overs in their second innings at...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group A wrap: Anureet five-for gets vital three points for Railways 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Railways seamer Anureet Singh's five-wicket haul kept them in quarter-final hunt as home team got three crucial points against Jammu and Kashmir by virtue of first innings lead in curtailed group league match of the Ranji Trophy. After losing the entire second day and half of third day, Railways...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group C wrap: Kerala earn three points from drawn tie against Tripura 5 days ago

    Agartala: Kerala grabbed three points owing to their first innings lead over Tripura in a match that ended in a tame draw on the fourth and final day. Kerala on Day 3 had taken a 122-run first essay lead by declaring their innings at 301 for nine in reply to Tripura's...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 7, Day 4 5 days ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Roundup:Rajasthan romped past Odisha by 10 wickets to win with a bonus point on Day 3 on Friday. Odisha, starting the day at 144 for nine, failed to add to their first innings total before being bowled out for...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group A wrap: Tamil Nadu crush Mumbai, virtually qualify for quarters 6 days ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu virtually qualified for the knockout stage of the Ranji Trophy tournament after they crushed Mumbai by an innings and 44 runs on Friday. Tamil Nadu collect seven points, including a bonus point, from the match to take their tally to 23 from seven games. They are now at second...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group C wrap: Kerala take first-innings lead over Tripura 6 days ago

    Agartala: Abhishek Hegde (82) and Rohan Prem (58) struck half-centuries each as Kerala declared their first innings at 301 for nine, taking a 122-run lead before reducing Tripura to 84 for two on Day 3. Starting the day on 96 for one, Kerala rode on overnight batsman Hegde, who resumed on...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group B wrap: Rajasthan run through Odisha for bonus point win 6 days ago

    Balangir: Rajasthan romped past Odisha by 10 wickets to win with a bonus point on Day 3 on Friday. Odisha, starting the day at 144 for nine, failed to add to their first innings total before being bowled out for 199 with Rajasthan enforcing the follow-on. Rajasthan had made 305 in...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 7, Day 3 6 days ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Roundup: Baroda, after making 335 in their first innings, had defending champions Karnataka on the ropes reducing the hosts to 233 for six in reply at stumps on the second day of the Group A Ranji Trophy league...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group A wrap: Baroda well placed to take first-innings lead 1 week ago

    Mysore: Baroda, after making 335 in their first innings, had defending champions Karnataka on the ropes reducing the hosts to 233 for six in reply at stumps on the second day of the Group A Ranji Trophy league match on Thursday. The Karnataka batting, which has been inconsistent through the current...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group C wrap: Jaggi's double ton powers Jharkhand to 556/9 1 week ago

    Ranchi: Ishank Jaggi smashed an unbeaten double hundred as Jharkhand pummelled Hyderabad's bowling to declare at 556 for nine before reducing the visiting side to 55 for one on the second day. Overnight 295 for four, the home team rode Jaggi's 342-ball 201 to post the mammoth score, in which Kaushal...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group B wrap: Gambhir, Sehwag take Delhi to 240/4 on Day 2 1 week ago

    Pune: Gautam Gambhir (93) and Virender Sehwag (66) produced a 102-run partnership as Delhi reached 240 for 4 in reply to Maharashtra's first innings score of 330 on the second day. Opening the innings, Gambhir cracked seven boundaries and one six in his unbeaten 217-ball innings, while Sehwag hit seven fours...
  • Ranji Trophy Live Scores: Round 7, Day 2 January 22, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 1 Roundup: A fighting century by Deepak Hooda (142) lifted Baroda to 320 for eight against champions Karnataka, while left-arm spinner Rahil Shah (seven for 34) helped Tamil Nadu dismiss Mumbai for 141 in the Ranji Trophy league matches...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group A wrap: Hooda century powers Baroda to 320/8 on Day 1 January 21, 2015

    Mysore: Middle-order batsman Deepak Hooda hit a strokeful century to lift Baroda from a precarious position and end the opening day on 320 for eight against table-toppers Karnataka. Electing to bat in the four-day encounter at Srikantadatta Narasimha Raja Wadeyar Ground, the Aditya Waghmode-led side saw a top-order collapse and were...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group C wrap: Assam 69/1 in reply to Goa's 175 all out January 21, 2015

    Porvorim: Swarupam Purkayastha returned impressive figures of five for 69 to help Assam bowl out Goa for 175 in their Group C Ranji Trophy match on Wednesday. At stumps on the first day at the Goa Cricket Association Academy Ground, Assam were 69 for one with Pallavkumar Das batting on 42. Amogh...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group B wrap: Saxena, Bist save Rajasthan blushes with fighting fifties January 21, 2015

    Balangir: Vineet Saxena (87) and Chetan Bist (51) saved the day for Rajasthan by striking fighting unbeaten half-centuries as the visitors ended the day one at 191 for five against Odisha on Wednesday. Put into bat, Rajasthan were off to a poor start as opener Pranay Sharma (0) left without bothering...
  • Ranji Trophy, Round 7, Day 1: Rahil bowls Mumbai out to put Tamil Nadu on top January 21, 2015

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) A rampant Karnataka, strengthened by the return of Test batsman Lokesh Rahul, take on Baroda, in the seventh round of the Ranji Trophy on Wednesday. Uttar Pradesh host Bengal in a Ranji Trophy battle of struggling cricket teams beginning at the Mohan...
  • Ranji Trophy: Uttar Pradesh host Bengal in Round 7 January 20, 2015

    Ghaziabad: Uttar Pradesh host Bengal in a Ranji Trophy battle of struggling cricket teams beginning at the Mohan Meakin ground on Tuesday. Though both teams would have wanted to be placed higher after five matches, Bengal have a better chance of making the quarter-finals. The visitors have 10 points from a loss...
  • 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...
  • Varun Aaron included in 15-member Jharkhand Ranji Trophy squad January 19, 2015

    Jamshedpur: Team India speedster Varun Aaron has been included in the 15-member Jharkhand team that will play against Hyderabad in the Ranji Trophy Group C league match at JSCA International cricket stadium from January 21. Aaron was included in place of medium pacer Jaskaran Singh, said Rajesh Verma, Secretary of Jharkhand...