SOUTH ZONE

  • Duleep Trophy: North and South declared joint winners October 21, 2013

    Kochi: With unrelenting bad weather playing spoilsport, North Zone and South Zone were declared joint winners of the Duleep Trophy this year after the fifth day's play of the final match was also called off without a ball being bowled on Monday. Only 10 overs on the second day on...
  • Duleep Trophy final: Fourth day's play called off due to wet outfield October 20, 2013

    Kochi: Rain continued to play spoilsport in the Duleep Trophy final between North Zone and South Zone with the fourth and the regulation final day's play also called off due to a wet ground on Sunday. Umpires Sanjay Hazare and Suresh Shastri inspected the ground this morning and decided that it...
  • North Zone reduce South to 33 for 2 on a curtailed day two October 18, 2013

    Kochi: Only ten overs of play was possible on the second day of the Duleep Trophy final as North Zone enjoyed the upper hand reducing South Zone to 33 for two in the brief session post tea. South Zone opted to bat while North received a setback when India discard Gautam...
  • First day's play in Duleep Trophy final called off due to wet outfield October 17, 2013

    Kochi: The first day's proceedings of the Duleep Trophy final between North Zone and South Zone was called off without a ball being bowled due to heavy outfield which was not conducive for competitive cricket. Umpires Suresh Shastri and Sanjay Hazare decided to call off day's play after their postlunch inspection...
  • Pragyan Ojha scalps six as South Zone enter Duleep Trophy final October 13, 2013

    Chennai: Test specialist Pragyan Ojha's deadly spell (6 for 48) of leftarm spin bowling enabled South Zone record a crushing innings and 38 runs victory over Central Zone to clinch a place in the Duleep Trophy final. South Zone, who had virtually sealed a final berth on the third day itself...
  • Mukund, Aparajith tons give South Zone upper hand October 12, 2013

    Chennai: Skipper Abhinav Mukund and Baba Aparajith smashed hundreds as South Zone took a firm grip of the Duleep trophy semifinal against Central Zone by reaching 479/9, which gave them a 258run lead on the third and penultimate day of the match here Saturday. Resuming at overnight 137/2, Mukund (111) and...
  • South Zone on top against Central Zone in Duleep semis October 11, 2013

    Chennai: South Zone took a commanding position in the Duleep Trophy semifinal as they skittled out Central Zone for a mere 209 before reaching 137 for two in reply on the second day of the match, here Friday. Resuming at the overnight 123 for 5, Central Zone kept losing wickets at...
  • Duleep Trophy semis: Abhimanyu Mithun put South in command vs Central October 11, 2013

    Chennai: An incisive spell of seam bowling by Karnataka's Abhimanyu Mithun helped South Zone reduce Central Zone to 123 for 5 on a raincurtailed first day of the Duleep Trophy semifinal on Thursday. Only 50.2 overs of play was possible on the day with Uttar Pradesh's beefy lefthander Mukul Dagar scoring...
  • South Zone takes on Central Zone in Duleep Trophy October 9, 2013

    Chennai: After notching up a massive win over West Zone last week, South Zone will look for an encore when they clash with last year's finalists, Central Zone in the second semifinal of the Duleep Trophy here Wednesday. The fourday tie promises to be an intriguing contest involving two skippers...
  • South beat Central by 1st innings lead in Duleep Trophy October 6, 2013

    Chennai: Former champions South Zone progressed to the semifinal of the Duleep Trophy cricket tournament by pipping West Zone by virtue of a 313run first innings lead after their fourday quarterfinal match ended in a draw here Sunday. South Zone will now play Central Zone in the last four game here...
  • South Zone put one foot in semis of Duleep Trophy October 5, 2013

    Chennai: Former champions South Zone have virtually qualified for semifinals after reducing West Zone to 156 for 6 in on the penultimate day of their fourday Duleep Trophy match here Saturday. South captain Vinay Kumar declared their innings at 600 for nine in 171.1 overs. Overnight batsman Malolan Rangarajan remained unbeaten...
  • Duleep Trophy: Aparajith, Pandey hit double tons to give South control October 5, 2013

    Chennai: Double centuries by inform Baba Aprajith and Manish Pandey helped South Zone amass 553 for 7 against West Zone on the second day of their fourday quarterfinal match of the Duleep Trophy here on Friday. Aprajith (212) and Pandey (213) added 330 runs in 84.1 overs for the fourth and...
  • Duleep Trophy: Aparajith, Pandey prop up South Zone on Day 1 October 3, 2013

    Chennai: Responsible batting by young Tamil Nadu allrounder Baba Aparajith and Karnataka batsmen Manish Pandey guided South Zone to 213 for 3 at stumps on the first day of their Duleep Trophy quarterfinal match against West Zone at the Chepauk on Thursday. Due to inclement weather, only 54 overs of play...
  • South Zone take on West in Duleep Trophy quarters October 2, 2013

    Chennai: South Zone have their nose slightly ahead as they kick off the Duleep Trophy campaign against West Zone who are missing quite a few key players due to their commitments to the India A squad and the franchise competing in the Champions League Twenty20. West Zone will be without Rohit...
  • Aparajith ton takes South Zone into Deodhar semis March 10, 2013

    Guwahati: Young Baba Aparajith scored his maiden century in limited-overs cricket as South Zone beat East by 11 runs in the Deodhar Trophy quarter-final here on Sunday. South will now take on West Zone in the second semi-final slated on Tuesday. Opting to bat at the Nehru Stadium in Guwahati, South...
  • South face East in Deodhar Trophy opener in Guwahati March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The 2012-13 edition of the Prof DB Deodhar Trophy will kick start at the Nehru Stadium in Guwahati tomorrow with South Zone taking on East Zone in the only quarter-final of the limited-overs tournament. The first semi-final of the event will be played between Central Zone and North...
  • Karthik to lead South Zone in Deodhar Trophy quarters March 5, 2013

    Bangalore: Tamil Nadu's Dinesh Karthik will lead a 15-member South Zone squad in their quarter-final match against East Zone in the Deodhar Trophy in Guwahati on Sunday. R Vinay Kumar of Karnataka has been named the vice-captain. Six players from Karnataka, including Robin Uthappa and Abhimanyu Mithun, have been included in the...
  • Sevenstar Dinda expecting Test callup October 17, 2012

    Bengal and India pace bowler Ashok Dinda on Wednesday recorded the tenthbest innings bowling figures in Duleep Trophy history by taking seven of the eight South Zone wickets to fall on the final day in Visakhapatnam. Speaking to Cricketnext after bagging the ManoftheMatch award as East Zone progressed to the...
  • East enjoy 152run lead over South on Day 3 October 16, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: The first semifinal of the Duleep Trophy between defending champions East Zone and South Zone is interestingly poised with the former scoring 126 for 6 in their second innings to enjoy a slender 152run lead at stumps on Day 3 here on Tuesday. The East bowlers, led by Iresh...
  • East Zone fight back on Day 1 in Duleep Trophy October 14, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: Jharkhand batsman Saurabh Tiwary and Orissa allrounder Basant Mohanty scripted an impressive recovery with an undefeated centuryplus stand as East Zone reached 187 for 6 at stumps on day one of their Duleep Trophy semifinal against South Zone. While Tiwary remained undefeated on 84, Mohanty did well on his part...
  • South Zone favourites against East in Duleep Trophy October 13, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: A formidable South Zone team will start as clear favourites against defending champions East Zone in the semifinal of the Duleep Trophy starting from Sunday at the VDCA ground. The 22yardstrip at the Visakhapatnam Stadium has always assisted the batsmen and it won't be any different this time round. South...
  • Vinay Kumar to lead South Zone in Duleep Trophy October 12, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: Karnataka medium pacer R Vinay Kumar will lead South Zone in their fourday Duleep Trophy semifinal match against East Zone beginning here on Sunday. Vinay Kumar was named skipper of a 16man squad with the likes of Abhinav Mukund, Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey and wicketkeeper C M Gautam in the...
  • Yadav takes 1/35 as Central enter Deodhar SF March 16, 2012

    Mohali: Central Zone comfortably beat South Zone by four wickets to enter the semfinal of the Deodhar Trophy Zonal One Day championship. Opting to field, Central bowlers restricted South to 224 for nine in 50 overs on a batting friendly pitch at the PCA Stadium in Mohali and then surpassed the...
  • Interzonal Deodhar Trophy kicks off on Friday March 15, 2012

    The best cricket talent of the Indian domestic circuit will be on display when five teams battle it out in the interzonal Deodhar Trophy, starting with the quarterfinal between Central Zone and South Zone on Friday in Mohali. The winners of this match will meet North Zone, who are already...
  • Duleep Trophy: Central Zone in command February 6, 2012

    Chennai: Central Zone took a firm grip on the Duleep Trophy semifinal against South Zone by stumps on the second day with an overall lead of 237 runs and nine wickets in hand. Resuming at their overnight score of 292 for eight, Central Zone's first innings ended at 293 and they...
  • Kaif, Chawla rescue Central in Duleep Trophy February 4, 2012

    Chennai: An unbeaten 108 by Mohammad Kaif helped Central Zone recover from a shaky start and post 292 for eight at stumps on the first day of their Duleep Trophy semifinal match against South Zone here on Saturday. It was a patient knock from Kaif, who is also known for scoring...