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  • Irani Cup: Abhimanyu Mithun has grown as a bowler, says Vinay Kumar 6 days ago

    Bangalore: "Yes, definitely," said R Vinay Kumar, Karnataka's captain, with a smirk on his face during the post-match press conference on Friday (March 20), on being asked whether he was bored of answering the same set of questions over and over again. Karnataka became only the second state team after Mumbai...
  • Karnataka beat Rest of India to retain the Irani Cup 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka retained the Irani Cup by defeating Rest of India by 246 runs on the fourth and penultimate day here on Friday. Chasing a victory target of 403, Rest of India were bowled out for 156 after opening bowler Abhimanyu Mithun ripped through the top order. The...
  • Irani Cup: Karnataka lead Rest of India by 321 runs 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka tightened their grip on the five-day Irani Cup game against the Rest of India by extending their overall lead to 321 runs by stumps on the third day on Thursday. The home team, resuming their second innings at 39 without loss, was well served by opener...
  • Irani Cup: We are not satisfied with with the lead, says Kedar Jadhav March 18, 2015

    A fractured left wrist that aggravated during India A's tour of Australia last year forced Kedar Jadhav to miss the 2014-15 Duleep Trophy. He recovered in time for the Ranji Trophy, but could not follow up on his performance last year when he had become the competition's best batsman with...
  • Irani Cup: Rest of India snatch small lead against Karnataka March 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: Rest of India managed to eke out a slender 20-run first innings lead against Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka on the second day of the five-day Irani Cup match on Wednesday to put the contest on a knife's edge. A battling 78 (106b, 13x4) by Maharashtra's Kedar Jadhav held the Rest...
  • Irani Trophy: Mayank Agarwal repents missed opportunity with bat March 17, 2015

    That Mayank Agarwal opened Karnataka's innings against Rest of India in the 2014-15 Irani Cup game at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Tuesday (March 17) was because both KL Rahul and Shishir Bhavane were sitting out with injuries. Agarwal was the third-highest run-getter in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, which...
  • Irani Cup: Varun Aaron stars for Rest of India against Karnataka March 17, 2015

    Varun Aaron and Mayank Agarwal attended the same college in Bangalore, but that did not stop Aaron in giving Agarwal a verbal send off after having him caught behind on the first day of the Irani Cup match between Karnataka and Rest of India (RoI) on Tuesday (March 17). Aaron was...
  • Players eye impressive show in Irani Cup, revive careers March 16, 2015

    Bengaluru: The likes of Robin Uthappa and Kedar Jadhav will be eyeing to resurrect their international careers, before embarking on high-octane IPL contest, when Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka and Rest of India (RoI) lock horns in the Irani Cup on Tuesday. Karnataka's Uthappa, who closely missed the World Cup bus in...
  • Manoj Tiwary to lead Rest of India in Irani Trophy March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Batsman Manoj Tiwary was on Thursday made captain of the Rest Of India XI which will clash with Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka for the Irani Cup, beginning March 17 in Bengaluru. The 15-member ROI XI squad includes young batsmen Unmukt Chand, Aparajith Baba and Jiwanjot Singh. According to a BCCI release,...
  • Shreyas Gopal's maiden hattrick guides Karnataka to Irani Trophy title February 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Leg spinner Shreyas Gopal claimed the first hattrick of his career to guide Ranji champions Karnataka to a convincing innings and 222 runs win over Rest of India (ROI) to lift the Irani Trophy crown on the fourth and penultimate day on Wednesday. Gopal (5 for 35) also registered his...
  • Karnataka on top against Rest of India in Irani Trophy February 11, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka inched closer to winning the Irani Trophy crown after Chidambaram Gautam's brilliant 122run knock guided them to a mammoth 606 in their first innings against Rest of India on the third day on Tuesday. The total gave Karnataka a huge first innings lead of 405 runs before they reduced...
  • Stuart Binny took game away from us: Harbhajan Singh February 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Rest of India captain Harbhajan Singh lauded Karnataka allrounder Stuart Binny for virtually taking the game away from his team by scoring a sparkling unbeaten century. "Credit must go to Binny for the manner in which he batted. He took the game away from us," he told reporters at the...
  • Irani Cup: Binny's sparkling unbeaten ton helps Karnataka gain control February 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Allrounder Sturat Binny stamped his class by hitting a sparkling unbeaten century as Karnataka took firm grip of the Irani Trophy match against Rest of India (ROI) with a 189run first innings lead here on Monday. Binny stole the show with his 107ball 115 not out as Karnataka reached a...
  • We relished representing Karnataka in Irani Cup: Vinay Kumar February 9, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar said the opportunity to play for his home side in the Irani Cup after a long wait of 10 years had fired him and his players up for a good show. Karnataka bowled out Rest of India for a mere 201 runs and Vinay...
  • Vinay Kumar scalps six to restrict Rest of India February 9, 2014

    Bangalore: Skipper Vinay Kumar grabbed 6 for 47 and bowled Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka into a sound position against Rest of India, who were all out for 201 despite a valiant 91 by Dinesh Karthik on Day 1 of the Irani Cup here Sunday. In reply, Karnataka were 35 for...
  • Every match is an opportunity to get better, says Harbhajan February 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Rest of India captain Harbhajan Singh doesn't want to put too much pressure on himself thinking about his national comeback although he termed each and every match as "an opportunity to do well" in order to get back into the national team. "I don't think about being dropped. Every match...
  • Karnataka has advantage over Rest of India: Vinay Kumar February 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar said his side has an advantage over Rest of India in the Irani Cup as it has been been playing as an unit, unlike their opponents who have come together to play this oneoff match. "Rest of India is a good side. But we have...
  • India can bounce back in Tests, says Gambhir February 6, 2014

    Chandigarh: With Indian team suffering one of its worst ODI series defeat in New Zealand recently, outoffavour batsman Gautam Gambhir on Thursday said it is important to start a tour well as it becomes difficult to get the momentum back once the chips are down. "One thing is certain when we...
  • Irani Cup: Harbhajan to lead Rest of India, Gambhir included February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior offspinner Harbhajan Singh will get a shot at redemption while leading a 15member Rest of India squad that also includes seasoned opener Gautam Gambhir as they take on Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka in the Irani Cup match in Bangalore from February 9. However, the two other out of...
  • Rest of India retain Irani Cup after drawn game against Mumbai February 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai opener Wasim Jaffer notched up his 48th firstclass century while Rest of India retained the Irani Cup by virtue of their first innings lead of 117 runs after their fiveday game against the 40time Ranji Trophy champions ended in a tame draw here on Sunday. Rest, who clinched the...
  • Irani Cup, Day 5: as it happened February 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai opener Wasim Jaffer scored another first class century on day five of the Irani Cup to force a draw, which saw Rest of India win the trophy for the 25th time based on their first innings lead. Mumbai 160 for 4 in 54 overs: That's the end of...
  • I need to convert fifties into hundreds: Ambati Rayudu February 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Rest of India batsman Ambati Rayudu, who cracked an unbeaten 118 against Mumbai, is happy with the way his batting is shaping up but said he needs to convert the fifties into hundreds. "Rest of my career I need to convert those fifties I think. I have lot more...
  • Irani Cup: Rayudu, Raina take Rest of India closer to trophy February 9, 2013

    Mumbai: A resolute unbeaten century by Ambati Rayudu helped Rest of India enjoy complete command over Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai at stumps on the fourth day of the Irani Cup match, here Saturday. Riding on Rayudu's undefeated knock of 118, Rest of India finished the fourth day's play at 296 for...
  • I am playing for myself now, says S Sreesanth February 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Eager to make an India comeback after being laid low by injuries and lack of form, temperamental pacer S Sreesanth on Friday said he has adopted a selfcentred approach towards the game to reclaim his place in the national side. "I am bowling in very good rhythm and enjoying...
  • Irani Cup: ROI ahead despite Sachin Tendulkar century February 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar defiantly held up one end of Mumbai's innings with an unbeaten 140 but lacked support from his teammates as the current Ranji Trophy champions were bowled out for 409, giving Rest of India (ROI) what could prove a decisive lead of 117. That was extended to 144...
  • Irani Cup, Day 3: as it happened February 8, 2013

    Sachin Tendulkar remained unbeaten for 140 but Mumbai were all out for 409 in their first innings to concede a 117run lead to Rest of India. Rest of India's second innings: Rest of India 4 for 1 in 2 overs: Shikhar Dhawan pulled Dhawal Kulkarni in front of square but Abhishek Nayar...
  • Raina keen to prove himself against Australia February 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Having scored a solid 134 for Rest of India against Mumbai on Thursday, Suresh Raina insisted that he would make it count if he is recalled to the Indian squad against Australia in the upcoming fourTest series, commencing in Chennai later this month. "I'm hitting the ball really well. The...
  • Irani Cup: Jaffer, Rahane lead strong Mumbai reply February 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai's toporder pair of Wasim Jaffer and Ajinky Rahane one a former India opener and the other a hopeful one led a strong reply from the current Ranji Trophy champions after Rest of India (ROI) posted 526 on day two of the Irani Cup here on Thursday....
  • I can't sit thinking why I am not playing Tests: Vijay February 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Despite being a prolific scorer in domestic cricket, Murali Vijay has played only 12 Test for India in the more than four years but the Chennai batsman says it makes sense in moving forward than staying demoralised. Vijay was third opener after Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir in the...
  • Irani Cup: Rest of India close day one on 3305 against Mumbai February 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Opener Murali Vijay stroked his way to his second successive century in the Irani Cup as Rest of India dominated the opening day of their fiveday fixture against recently crowned Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday. With good contributions from onedown batsman Manoj Tiwary (37),...