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  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 6, Day 1 January 13, 2015

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Preview: Captain Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag have been instrumental in taking Delhi to the top of group B and will once again look to dominate proceedings when the hosts take on a lowly-placed Odisha in their Ranji Trophy match on...
  • Ranji Trophy: Delhi's 'Big Two' eye another dominating show January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Captain Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag have been instrumental in taking Delhi to the top of group B and will once again look to dominate proceedings when the hosts take on a lowly-placed Odisha in their Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Tuesday. Having already pocketed three of their...
  • Cricket World Cup trophy tour reaches Gurgaon January 9, 2015

    Gurgaon: The cricket World Cup 2015 trophy was unveiled here on Friday amid cheers and celebrations that continued on its tour to several cities in the country. Virender Sehwag, member of the 2011 World Cup winning Indian squad, was also present during the event. While viewing the prestigious trophy, people marked their...
  • Virender Sehwag wishes Team India ahead of World Cup title defence January 9, 2015

    Gurgaon: With the International Cricket Council Cricket World Cup just a little over a month away, out-of-favour batsman Virender Sehwag on Friday wished the Indian team and hoped that the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side would be able to defend its title in Australia and New Zealand. "We are going to play...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Delhi settle for three points against Haryana January 8, 2015

    Lahli: Delhi had to settle for three points and a draw against Haryana after not a single ball was bowled on the fourth and final day of the Ranji Trophy Group B match as dense fog engulfed the Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium here on Thursday. Delhi were to begin the day...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 5, Day 4 January 8, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Wicketkeeper Naman Ojha and captain Devendra Bundela cracked hundreds each to help Madhya Pradesh take the crucial first innings lead over Mumbai. Punjab were fighting with their back to the wall against a fine bowling by Rajasthan, who...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 5, Day 3 January 7, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Robin Uthappa slammed a brilliant 156 as defending champions Karnataka took command of their Group A Ranji Trophy league match against Jammu and Kashmir who, trailing by 243 runs in the first innings, were 37 for one in their second...
  • No comebacks for Yuvraj, Sehwag and other 2011 World Cup heroes January 7, 2015

    In a clear sign of looking ahead and showing no interest in putting the clock back, the national selection panel led by Sandeep Patil on Tuesday dashed the frail comeback hopes of Player of 2011 World Cup, Yuvraj Singh, by ignoring him for the elite tournament. Media reports have speculated that...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 5, Day 2 January 6, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Virender Sehwag's second consecutive century (not out 147) lifted Delhi to 278 for seven on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy encounter against Haryana at Lahli, Rohtak, while Jammu and Kashmir, after being dismissed for 160 in their first...
  • Ranji Trophy: Upbeat Delhi take on hosts Haryana January 4, 2015

    Rohtak: Title contenders Delhi will start as firm favourites against an inconsistent Haryana side dogged by injuries in their fourth group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, here on Monday. If one goes by the form, Delhi with three facile victories will have their tail up against Haryana, who...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 4, Day 4 December 31, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Gujarat were on the brink of a defeat against Delhi thanks to left-arm spinner Varun Sood's exploits in both the innings of their Ranji Trophy match, while S Badrinath cracked 152 to help Vidarbha set a 405-run target for Rajasthan. Varun's four...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 4, Day 3 December 30, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Mandeep Singh (235), Yuvraj Singh (182) and Gurkeerat Singh (101) powered Punjab to 659 for seven declared during their Ranji Trophy match against Saurashtra in Rajkot while centuries from Virender Sehwag (105) and Unmukt Chand helped Delhi reach 425 for...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 4, Day 2 December 29, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 1 round-up: Mandeep Singh struck his maiden century of this Ranji Trophy season while Yuvraj Singh was nearing his third successive ton as Punjab reached 327 for three. Odisha won a good toss as their seam trio of Basant Mohanty,...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 4, Day 1 December 28, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) With two convincing outright victories under their belt, a supremely confident Delhi led by their mercurial skipper Gautam Gambhir will take on the gutsy Gujarat in their bid to complete a hat-trick of outright victories in the Ranji Trophy cricket...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 3 December 23, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Medium pacer Shardul Thakur took six wickets to help Mumbai bowl out Uttar Pradesh for 206 in their first innings on the second day of the Ranji Trophy match at the Green Park stadium in Kanpur on Monday while Yuvraj...
  • Bhuvneshwar given Grade A contract, Yuvraj denied despite Ranji ton December 22, 2014

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Monday announced a list of 32 contracted players for the year 2014-15. The list is divided into three categories as was the case in previous years with no major changes except the expected exclusion of the seniors who have also been left...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 2 December 22, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) All-rounder Parvez Rasool struck an unbeaten half-century as Jammu and Kashmir put up a decent batting performance to reach 266 for six in their first innings of the Ranji Trophy Group A match against Baroda on Sunday. In another match, in...
  • Ranji Trophy: Delhi bank on 'Big Two' to pack another punch December 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Riding on their opening win against Saurashtra, Delhi would be banking on skipper Gautam Gambhir and the explosive Virender Sehwag to pack a punch together against Rajasthan in their second Ranji Trophy Group B match at the Feroz Shah Kotla starting here on Sunday. Courtesy a brilliant 147 from...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 1, Day 4 December 10, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: The Group A match between Mumbai and Jammu and Kashmir was evenly poised at the end of the third day's play with the visitors finishing on 58 for one while chasing a modest target of 237 on...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 1, Day 3 December 9, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Jammu and Kashmir opener Shubham Khajuria compiled his maiden first-class century before former champions Mumbai bounced back to dismiss the visitors for 254 in the first innings. Delhi's new ball bowlers Parvinder Awana and Sumit Narwal wielded their willows to great...
  • All eyes on Virender Sehwag as circumspect Delhi face Saurashtra December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: One of India's finest batsman Virender Sehwag, at the business end of a glorious career, will again be the primary attraction as Delhi host Saurashtra in an opening round encounter of the Ranji Trophy on a Roshanara Club track here from tomorrow. Delhi team management and especially skipper Gautam...
  • All eyes on Sehwag as circumspect Delhi face Saurashtra in Ranji Trophy December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: One of India's finest batsman Virender Sehwag, at the business end of a glorious career, will again be the primary attraction as Delhi host Saurashtra in an opening round encounter of the Ranji Trophy on a Roshanara Club track from Sunday. Delhi team management and especially skipper Gautam Gambhir's...
  • Srikkanth credits selectors for World Cup probables squad December 4, 2014

    Former Indian captain Krishnamachari Srikkanth said the Indian selectors did a fair job in excluding the senior players like Sehwag, Yuvraj, Gambhir, Harbhajan and Zaheer. ...
  • End of the road for India's 2011 World Cup heroes? December 4, 2014

    Only three players from India's 2011 World Cup-winning eleven will be part of the nation's title-defence in Australia and New Zealand. In unequivocal earnest, the selectors have doused the flickering flame that kept hopes of Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer Khan alive. BCCI selectors have picked...
  • Sehwag, Gambhir, Yuvraj, Harbhajan not among India's World Cup 2015 probables December 4, 2014

    The BCCI selectors ended hopes of its 2011 World Cup winners Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Gautam Gambhir and Zaheer Khan to be part of India's title defence in Australia next month - leaving them out of the list of 30 probables announced on Thursday. Eleven players from the 2011...
  • India's World Cup 2015 probables squad to be picked today December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The preliminary list of 30 Indian probables for the upcoming World Cup in Australia and New Zealand is to be finalised on Thursday by the national selectors, which may include a few proven but currently out-of-form cricketers. The meeting of the five-member selection panel headed by Sandeep Patil is scheduled...
  • Virender Sehwag hopeful of playing in 2015 World Cup December 2, 2014

    It's been close to two years that he has been out of the national team, but mercurial opener Virender Sehwag is still hopeful of making a cut in the 30-member probables list for the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Despite not exactly setting the domestic stage on fire,...
  • Banning bouncers will take fun out of cricket, says Virender Sehwag December 2, 2014

    Out-of-favour Indian opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday said that ICC should not consider banning bouncers from the game in the wake of the tragic death of Australian cricketer Philip Hughes, as it will take the "fun" out of the system. "It was very sad that Phil Hughes died in such a...
  • Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag tell selectors not to pick them November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Veterans Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir's prospects of making an India comeback are all but over as the celebrated opening duo stayed away from selection in the 15-member North Zone squad for the Deodhar Trophy, starting November 29. The team will be led by senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh. The...
  • Vijay Hazare: Gambhir retained captain as Delhi name squad for knockouts November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi's senior selection committee headed by Yashpal Sharma predictably retained Gautam Gambhir as the captain of the Delhi one day side that will take on arch-rivals Mumbai in the pre-quarter finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy in Rajkot on November 19. The team have all the big names including...