UNMUKT CHAND

  • IPL 8: Unmukt Chand praises MI coach Ricky Ponting for support 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: Mumbai Indians batsman Unmukt Chand on Monday heaped praise on team coach Ricky Ponting saying "if he believes in you, he backs you to the hilt". Unmukt played a match-winning knock (58 off 38 balls) against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday to steer his team to an 18-run victory, their...
  • Ranji Trophy: Disciplined Delhi scuttle Mumbai out for 156 February 16, 2015

    Pradeep Sangwan and even Rahul Yadav, Delhi's wicketkeeper, signed autographs, and a boy fell at Gautam Gambhir's feet, but it was the chants of "Viru! Viru!" that reverberated around the DRIEMS College Ground at Tangi on Monday (February 16), where Delhi and Mumbai met for their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal clash. Sehwag's...
  • Unmukt, Harmeet making the best use of this Ranji season February 16, 2015

    It is unlikely that either of Unmukt Chand or Harmeet Singh, who have both had a topsy-turvy rides since lifting the Under-19 World Cup together in Townsville in 2012, would admit in public that success at an early age has hung around their necks like an albatross. But a look...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 9, Group B, Day 3: Manan's five-for helps Delhi beat Punjab February 8, 2015

    Patiala: Manan Sharma returned with a five-wicket haul as Delhi pulled off a dramatic 90-run win over Punjab following two stunning batting collapses on the third day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match on Sunday. Openers Unmukt Chand (56) and Gautam Gambhir (67) began the day for Delhi at 48...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 6, Day 2 January 14, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 1 Roundup: Bengal rode on wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha's exquisite 129 and Laxmi Ratan Shukla's 72 to reach 312/7 on day one of the Ranji Trophy game against Jammu amnd Kashmir on Monday. In Delhi, Unmukt Chand scored 117 to take...
  • 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 3, Day 4 December 24, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Unmukt Chand hit his fifth first-class century (146 runs) and half-centuries from Mithun Manhas (53) and Sumit Narwal (59) helped Delhi declare their innings at 380 for six, building up a first-innings lead of 239 before reducing Rajasthan to 78 for...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 3: Unmukt ton puts Delhi in driver's seat December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Unmukt Chand hit a dominant 146 to put Delhi in the drivers seat against a struggling Rajasthan on Day 3 of the Group B Ranji Trophy match on Tuesday. Responding to Rajasthan's first-innings score of 141, the Gautam Gambhir-led side declared their innings on 380 for six in a...
  • Wary batsmen want better helmets after Phil Hughes' tragedy November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Phil Hughes' tragic death has shocked the cricket world so much that even young Indian first-class players are demanding better equipped helmets in the coming days to minimise the possibility of head injury. Delhi's Ranji Trophy probables today practised at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground and former India U-19...
  • Dravid to mentor Rajasthan Royals for another IPL season November 5, 2014

    Indian batting great Rahul Dravid continues to have a lot on his plate post retirement but he has agreed to mentor Rajasthan Royals for another IPL season, said team CEO Raghu Iyer on Wednesday. "He continues being a mentor for another season. He has got various other commitments but I'm glad...
  • IPL 2015 to commence April 8; Mumbai Indians acquire Unmukt, Vinay November 4, 2014

    The Indian Premier League Governing Council on Tuesday announced the dates of the next year's cash-rich tournament, which will be held from April 8 to May 24. The Governing Council has also decided on the windows for the 2016 and 2017 seasons of the tournament. While IPL 2016 will be played...
  • Denesh Ramdin's ton goes in vain as India A beat WI by 16 runs October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin's century went in vain as West Indies slumped to a 16-run loss against India A in their second and final warm-up 50-over match ahead of the five-match ODI series against India at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday. Chasing an imposing target of 283, Ramdin smashed a run-a-ball...
  • Unmukt Chand, Amit Mishra shine as India A crush WI in warm-up opener October 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran leg-spinner Amit Mishra and talented youngster Unmukt Chand put up impressive performances as India A made short work of the touring West Indies side in the first of the two warm-up one dayers here on Friday. It wasn't the ideal practice session for the visitors as they were bundled...
  • Manoj Tiwary to lead India A against West Indies September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Manoj Tiwary will lead the India A team against West Indies in the two limited overs warmup ties to be played in Mumbai ahead of the fivematch ODI series, which begins in Kochi on October 8. Tiwary had earlier led India A in the two firstclass matches against Australia...
  • Manoj Tiwary to lead India A against West Indies September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Manoj Tiwary will lead the India A team against West Indies in the two limited overs warmup ties to be played in Mumbai ahead of the fivematch ODI series, which begins in Kochi on October 8. Tiwary had earlier led India A in the two firstclass matches against Australia...
  • Twenty20 is just a platform, Test cricket is the ultimate dream: Unmukt August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Indian Premier League (IPL) being blamed for India's humiliating Tests series loss in England, Unmukt Chand, skipper of the 2012 U19 World Cup winning team, feels that Twenty20 just remains a platform but playing Tests still remains the dream of every young cricketer. The 21yearold Delhi cricketer,...
  • Gautam Gambhir to lead Delhi in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy March 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir will lead a 15-member Delhi side in the North Zone league of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 domestic tournament starting on March 28. The squad also includes Virender Sehwag despite his poor show with the bat in the domestic season so far, lanky right-arm...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Delhi, Punjab, Services in knock-out battle March 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The battle for Vijay Hazare Trophy knock-out berths from North Zone has gone down to the wire with Punjab and Delhi winning their penultimate league games on Wednesday. Delhi outplayed Haryana by six wickets at the Ferozeshah Kotla while Punjab trounced Services by 98 runs at the Palam Ground....
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Sehwag's poor show continues but Delhi defeat J&K by 38 runs February 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag's decision to continue batting at No 3 didn't make much of a difference to his poor form but defending champions Delhi did enough to beat Jammu and Kashmir by 38 runs in the opening fixture of the north zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Delhi scored...
  • Getting Rahul Dravid as mentor is big thing for me: Unmukt Chand February 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Talented Delhi opener Unmukt Chand will be donning the Rajasthan Royals jersey in IPL this season but he has another reason to celebrate as he will be getting former India skipper Rahul Dravid as a "mentor'. "Interacting with Rahul bhai is always a privilege as you become a better...
  • Unmukt Chand buoyed by Tendulkar's advice February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India Under19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand has revealed that it was a gentle gesture from legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar that inspired him to work harder and dream bigger. Talking about his recent meeting with Tendulkar, Unmukt, who tasted U19 World Cup glory in 2012 as captain,...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Rajasthan Royals buy 14 players on day two February 13, 2014

    Rajasthan Royals under the mentorship of Rahul Dravid made some smart buys as they bought 14 players on day two of auction. Rajasthan also bought back Kevon Cooper, Dishant Yagnik. On day one of auctions, Rajasthan decided to buy only six players, which included Brad Hodge (2.4 crore), Steven Smith (4...
  • Uncapped players to feature in IPL auction for first time January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Some of India's up and coming talents, including Unmukt Chand and Rishi Dhawan, are expected to feature in the IPL auction for the first time as they feature in the 651strong list of uncapped players to be put under the hammer on February 12 and 13 in Bangalore. The...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to mentor Parvez Rasool, Unmukt Chand January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar will mentor eleven emerging players, including Parvez Rasool and Unmukt Chand, as part of an initiative by sports apparel giant Adidas. Adidas, which has already signed up Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Suresh Raina added some more names to its roster. Tendulkar welcomed the newest...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 201314, Round 9, Day 4 January 2, 2014

    Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir were dismissed cheaply in yet another pathetic batting show by Delhi, who are now staring at a big defeat against table toppers Karnataka. Skipper Perveez Rasool scored 83 while opener Adil Rishi and middleorder batsman Hardeep Rishi scored halfcenturies as Jammu and Kashmir moved a step...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 201314, Round 9, Day 3 January 1, 2014

    Catch all the Live updates from Day 3 of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 9. Day 2 Roundup: Stuart Binny celebrated his maiden callup into the Indian team with a scintillating 88 as table toppers Karnataka asserted their supremacy with a solid performance reaching 226 for 5 at stumps...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 9, Day 2 December 31, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from Day one of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 9. Manan Vohra cracked a brilliant century, while India's outoffavour batsman Yuvraj Singh chipped in with 39 runs as Punjab posted a massive 380 for four on day one. In Group B, Arindam Ghosh (89) and...