Season 2011 2012

  • I have learnt to get batsman out: Pankaj Singh January 14, 2012

    Jaipur: As Rajasthan rode on a fine bowling display by pace spearhead Pankaj Singh to enter the Ranji Trophy final, the bowler says he has learnt the art of getting a "batsman out" but insists he wants to add another "couple of yards to his pace." "I have learnt to plan...
  • Ranji QFs: Harshal Patel's eight stuns Karnataka January 2, 2012

    Bangalore: A superb bowling performance by Haryana's Harshal Patel gave the visitors the first day's honours over Karnataka at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Monday, while significantly boosting their chances of making the Ranji Trophy semi-finals. On a lively wicket affording the seamers good bounce, Patel, a 21-year-old medium-pacer in...
  • Hyderabad team for Ranji quarters announced December 29, 2011

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad team for the upcoming Ranji Trophy quarter-final match against Rajasthan was announced on Thursday. Hyderabad, who started the tournament in the Plate Division and earned promotion after beating Vidarbha in the semi-finals, will take on Rajasthan at home in the four-day knock-out match beginning on January 2. Squad: DB...
  • Agarkar again unavailable for Ranji December 17, 2011

    Mumbai: Disgruntled former India pacer Ajit Agarkar has made himself unavailable to play for Mumbai for the third match running when the 39-time champions take on Punjab in their concluding Group A Elite Division tie here from December 21-24. "He's informed me that he would tell me in advance whenever he's...
  • Elite Division: Double tons for Tiwary, Pandey November 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Karnataka's Manish Pandey, Bengal's Manish Tiwary and Rajasthan's Ashok Menaria struck double centuries to put their respective teams in commanding positions on Day Two of the Ranji Trophy matches being played in the Elite Division on Friday. Pandey, who came to bat in the morning after overcoming the cramps...
  • Rohit hoping to make most of second chance November 18, 2011

    Mumbai: Mumbai middle-order batsman Rohit Sharma expressed his happiness after being recalled to the Indian squad for the third and final Test against the West Indies, commencing on November 22. The 24-year-old, who has played 67 ODIs for the country but is yet to make his Test debut, said injuries had...
  • Uthappa rues loss of momentum due to cramps November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Robin Uthapa rued the break in momentum after he was forced to retire due to cramps as Karnataka ended the first day of their Ranji Trophy Elite Group match on 284-7 against Railways. The Karnataka batsman brought up his century in the first session of the match but did...
  • Dravid drops in to watch Karnataka Ranji game November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The Karnail Singh Stadium had a surprise guest as star batsman Rahul Dravid dropped in to watch his state Karnataka play against Railways on the opening day of their second-round Ranji Trophy Elite Group match. Clad in a green T-shirt and blue denims, Rahul walked in at half-past 10,...
  • Plate Division: Bowlers reign supreme on Day 1 November 11, 2011

    Kochi: There was plenty of joy for the bowlers on the opening day of the second round of the Ranji Trophy Plate Division matches on Thursday. Akshya Darekar picked up five wickets as Maharashtra bowled out Hyderabad for 124, before the visitors themselves lost four wickets to end the day's...
  • Elite Division: Kanitkar ton guides Rajasthan November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Defending champions Rajasthan put up a strong show against Mumbai on the opening day of the second round of the Ranji Trophy Elite Division on Thursday, while last year's runners-up Baroda bowled out Madhya Pradesh for a paltry 63 to take a sizable first-innings lead. Rajasthan ended day one...