Vinay Kumar

  • Ranji Trophy starts Dec 7; Mumbai, Karnataka in Group A August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The BCCI tournament committee has decided to kick start the current domestic season with the Duleep Trophy starting October 15 while the prestigious Ranji Trophy will start from December 7 and continue till March 12. The Duleep Trophy will be a threeweek affair from October 15 to November 3. With...
  • KSCA honours Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka June 29, 2014

    Bangalore: The R Vinay Kumarled Karnataka team, who won the Ranji Trophy, were felicitated by the state cricket association for their unprecedented achievement of winning three titles in a single year. Also felicitated by Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) were six other state squads which had won Ranji Trophy, beginning from...
  • Delhi gang rape: Convicts move SC, seeks stay on death sentence June 3, 2014

    The remaining two convicts in the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang rape case Vinay Sharma and Akshay Thakur have moved the Supreme Court, seeking stay on execution of their death sentence. The petition in this regard was filed by Sharma and Thakur on Monday. The two have followed Mukesh...
  • Faulkner changed the match in our favour: Steve Smith April 30, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Rajasthan Royals signed off their UAE leg campaign of IPL 7 with a nailbiting Super Over win over Kolkata Knight Riders and senior batsman Steven Smith credited the Jaipur outfit's success to fellow Australian James Faulkner's triple strike in the penultimate over. Defending 152 for 5, Faulkner (3...
  • IPL 7: I backed myself to defend 9 runs, says Vinay Kumar April 25, 2014

    Vinay Kumar has a knack of pulling it off in the last-over battles. On Thursday, he did it again, this time for his new employers Kolkata Knight Riders against his former bosses at the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Needing 9 off the last over, with AB de Villiers on the crease, people...
  • Happy campers Karnataka cap the cricket season with a treble March 17, 2014

    They swept everything that came in their way. Sunday completed a success story of Tsunamic proportions for Karnataka that did an Inter Milan, not with the haughtiness of a Jose Mourinho but with a yeoman-like service from each member of its squad that brought home the Ranji Trophy, Irani Cup...
  • Karnataka completes hat-trick, wins Vijay Hazare Trophy March 16, 2014

    Kolkata: Karnataka completed a historic treble at domestic level by emerging champions in the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a four-wicket win over Railways in yet another low-scoring affair at Eden Gardens here on Sunday. Chasing 158, the Ranji and Irani Trophy champions had a jittery start after they lost five wickets...
  • Vijay Hazare: Uthappa century sets Karnataka on course against Jharkhand March 14, 2014

    Kolkata: Robin Uthappa slammed a 135-ball 133 to set up Karnataka's 21-run win over a spirited Jharkhand as the Ranji and Irani Trophy champions stormed into the Vijay Hazare Trophy final at the JU second campus ground in Salt Lake on Friday. Ishank Jaggi kept Jharkhand in the hunt with a...
  • Best phase of my career, insists discarded Vinay Kumar March 13, 2014

    Kolkata: R Vinay Kumar holds the ignominy of being the first and only Indian bowler till date to have conceded a whopping 100-plus runs in nine overs in an ODI but the pacer insists that he is in the form his life. Vinay, whose mid 120's kmph pace has been his...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Karnataka look to continue dream run, Bengal renew rivalry March 13, 2014

    Kolkata: Chasing a treble, Ranji champions Karnataka will be eyeing to continue their dream run, while Bengal will be under pressure against Railways in a grudge match in the Vijay Hazare Trophy semi-final double header on Friday. Spearheaded by medium pacer R Vinay Kumar, who has grabbed 50 wickets from the...
  • Karnataka in semi-finals after win over Gujarat in Vijay Hazare Trophy March 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Skipper Vinay Kumar grabbed a five-wicket haul after Robin Uthappa and Karun Nair hit individual centuries to lead Karnataka's recovery and guide the team to a 27-run win over Gujarat in their quarter-final match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Vinay Kumar returned figures of five for 85 in his 12...
  • Karnataka, Tamil Nadu post win in Vijay Hazare Trophy February 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka inflicted a crushing six-wicket defeat on Andhra Pradesh in the south zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Thursday. An allround performance ensured an easy victory for Karnataka as their batsmen and bowlers fired in unison to force Andhra concede the match easily at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. Andhra, sent...
  • Shreyas Gopal's maiden hattrick guides Karnataka to Irani Trophy title February 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Leg spinner Shreyas Gopal claimed the first hattrick of his career to guide Ranji champions Karnataka to a convincing innings and 222 runs win over Rest of India (ROI) to lift the Irani Trophy crown on the fourth and penultimate day on Wednesday. Gopal (5 for 35) also registered his...
  • We relished representing Karnataka in Irani Cup: Vinay Kumar February 9, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar said the opportunity to play for his home side in the Irani Cup after a long wait of 10 years had fired him and his players up for a good show. Karnataka bowled out Rest of India for a mere 201 runs and Vinay...
  • Vinay Kumar scalps six to restrict Rest of India February 9, 2014

    Bangalore: Skipper Vinay Kumar grabbed 6 for 47 and bowled Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka into a sound position against Rest of India, who were all out for 201 despite a valiant 91 by Dinesh Karthik on Day 1 of the Irani Cup here Sunday. In reply, Karnataka were 35 for...
  • Karnataka has advantage over Rest of India: Vinay Kumar February 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar said his side has an advantage over Rest of India in the Irani Cup as it has been been playing as an unit, unlike their opponents who have come together to play this oneoff match. "Rest of India is a good side. But we have...
  • Ranji champions Karnataka favourites for Irani Cup February 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Riding high on confidence after winning the Ranji Trophy for the seventh time, Karnataka would be looking to add the Irani Cup to their silverware as they take on Rest of India in the traditional fiveday match commencing at the Mangalam Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Sunday. Karnataka enjoyed one of...
  • Karnataka win their 7th Ranji Trophy title beating Maharashtra February 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Favourites Karnataka deservedly won their seventh Ranji Trophy title after beating a spirited Maharashtra side by seven wickets on the fifth and concluding day of the final match here on Sunday. Chasing a modest victory target of 157 in little over two sessions, Karnataka batsmen reached the destination with...
  • Vinay Kumar confident of Karnataka taking four early wickets February 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: Despite a spirited fightback by Maharashtra on the penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy final, Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar expressed confidence of his team taking the rest of the four wickets of their opponents early on Sunday and claim the title. "I would say we are 90 per cent...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Maharashtra 272 for 6, lead Karnataka by 62 on Day 4 February 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kedar Jadhav continued his glorious form in the Ranji Trophy with a sparkling century as Karnataka maintained their upperhand despite a spirited fightback by Maharashtra on the penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy final on Saturday. Karnataka finished their first innings on 515 taking a sizeable 210 run first innings...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Maharashtra reach 272 for 5 on Day 1 against Karnataka January 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: A gutsy unbeaten 89 by middleorder batsman Ankit Bawne and a halfcentury by opener Chirag Khurana helped Maharashtra reach a respectable 272 for 5 at stumps on day one of their Ranji Trophy final against Karnataka here on Wednesday. Opting to bat, Maharashtra lost inform opener Harshad Khadiwale (15) early,...
  • Maharashtra aiming to end 72year title drought in Ranji Trophy final January 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: High on confidence following their fairytale run this season, underdogs Maharashtra would be eyeing to break their 72year title jinx when they take on favourites Karanataka in the summit clash of the Ranji Trophy on Wednesday. Maharashtra won the Ranji Trophy twice but both the titles came in the preIndependence...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Semifinals, Day 4 January 21, 2014

    Catch the updates across the two Ranji Trophy semifinals being played from January 18 to 22. Day 3 roundup: Young batsman Karun Nair completed a hattrick of firstclass centuries in his debut season as Karnataka seized control on the third day of their Ranji Trophy semifinal against hosts Punjab, taking a...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Semifinals, Day 3 January 20, 2014

    Catch the updates across the two Ranji Trophy semifinals being played from January 18 to 22. Day 2 roundup: Middleorder batsman Sangram Atitkar hammered a listless Bengal attack into submission with a brilliant 168 as Maharashtra took a mammoth first innings lead to set sights on an innings victory by stumps...
  • Ranji Trophy: Vinay effects Punjab collapse as hosts hit back at the fag end January 19, 2014

    Mohali: Hosts Punjab frittered away the advantage of solid opening stand as they were all out for 270 as Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar ran through the middleorder with a fivewicket haul in the Ranji Trophy semifinal here on Sunday. It was a dramatic collapse for the hosts, who were...
  • Ranji Trophy semis: Rain washes off PunjabKarnataka day one's play January 18, 2014

    Mohali: The opening day of the Ranji Trophy semifinal between Punjab and Karnataka was called off without a ball being bowled due to persistent rain. Rain continued to lash the PCA stadium and even when it stopped, the ground conditions were not suitable for play. The two captains could not even walk...
  • Mithun, Vinay shine as Karnataka sniff first innings lead over UP January 9, 2014

    Bangalore: Seamers Abhimanyu Mithun and R Vinay Kumar wreaked havoc as Karnataka reduced Uttar Pradesh to 221 for 9, giving themselves a good chance to grab first innings lead, on the second day of the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match on Thursday. Mithun was the most successful bowler with figures of 4...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Karnataka beat Delhi; Mumbai defeat Gujarat to enter quarterfinals January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Karnataka dispatched Delhi by eight wickets at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Thursday to comfortably top the Ranji Trophy Group A. Delhi, starting day four at 132 for 6, were bowled out for 201 in their second innings, giving their bowlers a meagre 115 to defend. Karnataka ensured there...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Karnataka score historic win over Mumbai, enter knockout stage December 28, 2013

    Bangalore: R Vinay Kumar (3 for 32) and HS Sharath (3 for 12) shared six wickets between them on the fourth and final day to score a historic 160run win over defending champions Mumbai in their Ranji Trophy Group A match and book a berth in the knockout stage of...
  • Dhawal Kulkarni ruled out of ODI series against West Indies November 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai pace bowler Dhawal Kulkarni, who earned his maiden national limitedovers callup just a couple of days back, was Thursday ruled out of the threematch ODI series against the West Indies after sustaining a foot injury. The selection committee has picked up R Vinay Kumar as Kulkarni's replacement in the...