Saurashtra

  • Deodhar Trophy: Suryakumar Yadav replaces Abhishek Nayar in West Zone squad 22-03-2014 05:21 PM

    Mumbai: Attacking middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav has replaced his Mumbai teammate Abhishek Nayar in the West Zone squad for the Prof D B Deodhar Trophy tournament starting in Vishakapatnam from Sunday. The replacement was necessitated due to an injury sustained by Nayar, according to Mumbai Cricket Association Joint Secretary P...
  • Vijay Hazare: Maharashtra beat Saurashtra in last over cliffhanger 28-02-2014 10:06 PM

    Rajkot: Thanks to half-centuries by Ankit Bawne and Rahul Tripathi and a splendid final over by Dominic Joseph, Maharashtra beat Saurashtra by four runs in the West Zone Vijay Hazare one-day tournament. Maharashtra made 254 for 8 in 50 overs and then restricted Saurashtra at 250, securing four points in...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Rajasthan on top against Baroda; Saurashtra post win over Services 31-12-2013 07:53 PM

    Jaipur: Vineet Saxena and Suryaprakash Suwalka hit unbeaten half centuries each as Rajasthan made a strong reply after bowling Baroda out for 236 on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match here on Tuesday. Saxena and Suwalka were batting on 54 and 70 respectively as Rajasthan ended...
  • Ranji Trophy: Saurashtra need win against Services 29-12-2013 03:54 PM

    After a defeat at the hands of Baroda in the last match, Saurashtra need a victory against Services in their final group B match starting here on Monday, to secure a quarter-final place in the Ranji Trophy. Saurashtra have earned 16 points from seven matches so far, and even if...
  • Ranji Trophy: Saurashtra, Baroda in a do-or-die match 21-12-2013 03:18 PM

    Rajkot: Saurashtra and Baroda will lock horns in a crucial Ranji Trophy Group B match here from Sunday at the Saurashtra Cricket Association's stadium here. Both the teams need an outright win to keep the hopes of entering the knockout stage but Saurashtra will have the home advantage. Saurashtra, who...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: MP take 1st innings lead over Saurashtra 17-12-2013 08:58 PM

    Indore: Madhya Pradesh rode on pacer Ishwar Pandey's five-wicket haul and Jalaj Saxena's all-rounnd show to take a vital first innings lead of 127 runs over Saurashtra after bowling out the visitors for 492. Pandey scalped four wickets to return with figures of five for 144, while after hitting 194...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Pujara strikes 269 for Saurashtra; Bengal manage three points 01-12-2013 06:28 PM

    Chennai: Cheteshwar Pujara got some much-needed batting practice ahead of India's tour of South Africa making 269 while skipper Jaydev Shah missed a double ton by five runs as Saurashtra grabbed the first-innings lead against Tamil Nadu in their Ranji Trophy match on Sunday. Pujara faced 461 balls and hit...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Round 5, Day 4 01-12-2013 09:10 AM

    Catch all the live action from day four of the Ranji Trophy round five matches with our live blog. Punjab produced a fine bowling effort before their batsmen just about held their nerve to carve out a three-wicket win against Haryana on the third day of their low-scoring Group A...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: TN in strong position after Mukund's double ton 29-11-2013 06:38 PM

    Chennai: Abhinav Mukund notched up a monumental double century while Dinesh Karthik struck a ton as Tamil Nadu declared after piling up a mammoth 565 for 8 in their Group B Ranji Trophy match against Saurashtra here on Friday. At stumps on the second day at the MA Chidambaram Stadium,...
  • Scratchy TN take on confident Saurashtra 27-11-2013 08:28 PM

    Chennai: Former Ranji Trophy champions Tamil Nadu will hold a slight edge over Saurashtra when the teams lock horns in their Ranji Trophy group B league encounter starting at the Chepauk on Thursday. Right from the commencement of the season, last year's finalists Tamil Nadu have been in the wrong...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Round 4, Day 2 22-11-2013 09:00 AM

    Catch all the live action from day two of Ranji Trophy, round four, as Bengal take on Saurashtra and Delhi face Haryana. Haryana bowlers produced a disciplined performance to restrict hosts Delhi on day one as Virender Sehwag once again failed to score a big knock. Ramaswamy Prasanna scored an...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Round 4, Day 1 21-11-2013 08:37 AM

    Catch all the live action from day one of Ranji Trophy, round four, as Bengal take on Saurashtra and Delhi face Haryana. Struggling to get their acts together, Bengal's task is cut out when they face group B leaders Saurashtra, who will be boosted by the return of India international...
  • Bengal's task cut out against Cheteshwar Pujara-fortified Saurashtra 20-11-2013 03:32 PM

    Kolkata: Struggling to get their acts together, Bengal's task is cut out when they face group B leaders Saurashtra, who will be boosted by the return of India international Cheteshwar Pujara, in their Ranji Trophy match beginning on Thursday. Pujara, who featured against Rajasthan in the only match of the...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: UP in trouble; Rajasthan in strong position 16-11-2013 07:25 PM

    Rajkot: Saurashtra on Saturday took complete control of their group B Ranji Trophy match against Uttar Pradesh by first amassing 632 and then sending four batsmen of the rival team to pavilion. Replying to Saurashtra's 632 for 7, the visitors were 226 for 4, losing among others the in-form captain...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Vasavada scores double ton; Bengal stage fightback 15-11-2013 07:45 PM

    Rajkot: Arpit Vasavada struck his maiden double century as Saurashtra piled up a huge 570 for 7 against Uttar Pradesh on the second day of their group B Ranji Trophy match on Friday. Apart from Vasavad, Kamlesh Makwana (63 batting) Chirag Jani (35) contributed in the hosts cause. Resuming at...
  • Saurashtra to take on UP in Ranji Trophy Group B match 13-11-2013 03:30 PM

    Rajkot: Saurashtra will take on the Suresh Raina-led strong Uttar Pradesh in their Ranji Trophy Group 'B' match at Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) stadium, Khandheri here, starting here on Thursday. The hosts, who started the season on an ideal note by beating Rajasthan by an innings and 31 runs to...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: UP in sight of outright win; TN hold edge vs MP 09-11-2013 07:08 PM

    Vadodara: Opener Tanmay Srivastava made an unbeaten century before pace spearhead RP Singh struck twice at the fag end to put Uttar Pradesh in sight of an outright win against Baroda in their Group B Ranji Trophy match on Saturday. Chasing a stiff target of 369, Baroda were reeling at...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Saurashtra beat Rajasthan; MP grab three points 30-10-2013 05:21 PM

    Rajkot: A fighting century by Rajesh Bishnoi went in vain as Saurashtra thrashed Rajasthan by an innings and 31 runs to win with a bonus point on the fourth and final day of their Group B Ranji Trophy match here on Wednesday. Having declared their first innings on 475 for...
  • Ranji Trophy: Aparajith, Choudhary crack double tons on day two 28-10-2013 06:32 PM

    Indore: Opener Satyam Choudhary scored an unbeaten 239 to put Madhya Pradesh in command as they posted a mammoth 510 for 6 declared in their first innings against Railways on day two of a Group B Ranji Trophy match here on Monday. Madhya Pradesh then came back to take one...
  • Ranji Trophy: Sagar Jogiyani hits century on Day 1 against Rajasthan 27-10-2013 06:12 PM

    Rajkot: An unbeaten century from Sagar Jogiyani enabled Saurashtra reach 226 for 2 at the end of the first day's play of their Ranji Trophy Group B match against Rajasthan on Sunday. At stumps, Jogiyani was not out on 114 (288b, 15X4) and giving him company at the other end...
  • Saurashtra to take on Rajasthan in Ranji opener 26-10-2013 05:51 PM

    Rajkot: Saurashtra, last year's runners up, will play against Rajasthan in the opening match of the current season of Ranji Trophy starting here Sunday at the Saurashtra Cricket Association stadium at Khandheri. Despite the absence of Ravindra Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara and Jaydev Unadkat, Saurashtra skipper Jaydev Shah is hopeful of...
  • A dream which never came true for Saurashtra batsman Kotak 26-10-2013 04:31 PM

    Rajkot: Retiring Saurashtra batsman Sitanshu Kotak is disappointed over not representing India at the international level and thinks luck did not favour him. The left-handed batsman, who will be playing his last Ranji match against Rajasthan starting here on Sunday, said destiny did not favour him despite being a consistent...
  • Harbhajan to lead Punjab; Jaydev Shah to captain Saurashtra 25-10-2013 06:25 PM

    Mohali: Out-of-favour Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh will lead Punjab in the Ranji Trophy match against Odisha here. Punjab play their season's opening Group A league match against Odisha at Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium from October 27 to 30, a PCA spokesman said here Friday. Vikram Rathore, National Selector, will...
  • Saurashtra veteran Shitanshu Kotak to quit first-class cricket 18-10-2013 07:49 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Saurashtra batsman Shitanshu Kotak has decided to call time on his two-decade long first-class career following his side's Ranji Trophy opener against Rajasthan in Rajkot later this month. Kotak, who begun his career against Bombay in December 1992, has played 129 matches so far, scoring 7996 runs...
  • Run feast, rain on menu in India-Australia T20 09-10-2013 05:23 PM

    The lone Twenty20 between India and Australia at Rajkot on Thursday will serve as a perfect appetizer before the main course - the seven-match ODI series, starting on Sunday. And choice of the venue to kick off a much-awaited tour couldn't have been better as the spectators will throng Rajkot's...
  • Rain wreaks havoc in Gujarat; rail, road traffic hit 27-09-2013 11:37 AM

    Ahmedabad: Torrential rains have pounded Rajkot in Gujarat and turned the city resembled a huge water body. So far 50,000 people have been evacuated to safer areas while 12 people have died due to floods in the state. Rajkot received more than 15 inches of rain on Thursday night. Trikon...
  • Mumbai open Ranji campaign with away game against Haryana 09-07-2013 04:46 PM

    Mumbai: Defending champions Mumbai will open their Ranji Trophy campaign in the 2013-14 season with an away Group A game against former champions Haryana from October 27-30. Last year's losing finalists, Saurashtra, will open their bid in Group B against two-time champions Rajasthan at home in Rajkot on the same...
  • Gujarat: Danger of flood looms after heavy rains 18-06-2013 12:41 PM

    Ahmedabad: Just a few weeks ago several districts of Gujarat were reeling under the affect of drought and facing severe water crisis. But with heavy monsoon rains they are now facing the threat of floods. Nine people have died due to cloud burst in Saurashtra and many villages have been...
  • Surat: Ten bus passengers dead in collision with container 14-04-2013 08:35 AM

    Surat: Ten passengers of a luxury bus returning from Mumbai to Amreli in Saurashtra were killed when the bus dashed into a container on Saturday night on National Highway 8. Eyewitnesses said that there were 45 people onboard the bus when the incident happened. While ten people died immediately on...
  • Water shortage plagues Gujarat even before peak summer sets in 13-04-2013 09:05 AM

    Ahmedabad: Through this summer, CNN-IBN will focus on the acute water shortage that is gripping large parts of the country. In areas like North Gujarat, where those who were promised water from the Narmada canals are still waiting for relief. Even as Chief Minister Narendra Modi talks of his Gujarat...