VINAY KUMAR

  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: Uttar Pradesh beat Madhya Pradesh by 4 wickets 4 days ago

    After their bowlers had set up the trap, Uttar Pradesh batsmen held their nerves on the fourth and final day's play to beat Madhya Pradesh by four wickets in the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, on Wednesday. Chasing 180 for a win at the Holkar Stadium, the Piyush Chawla-led side...
  • Ranji Trophy: Close shave for Manoj Tiwary after he is hit by bouncer 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Bengal's premier batsman Manoj Tiwary, who is one of India's 30 probables for the World Cup, had a close shave after being hit by an Abhimanyu Mithun rising delivery on the final day of his team's Ranji Trophy cricket match against Karnataka at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday. It was...
  • Ranji Trophy: All eyes on young Sudeep Chatterjee as Bengal seek revenge December 13, 2014

    Kolkata: All eyes will be on Bengal's newest batting sensation Sudeep Chatterjee as the hosts will have revenge on mind as they take on defending champions Karnataka in a second round group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, on Sunday. While people are waking up to Sudeep's talent after...
  • 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...
  • South Zone face Central Zone in Deodhar opener November 28, 2014

    Mumbai: South Zone have a chance to avenge their loss to Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy final earlier this month when the two teams line up here tomorrow at the Wankhede Stadium in the quarter final of the five-day Deodhar Trophy limited overs tournament. South had lost to Central in...
  • Pandey, Nair half centuries help Karnataka crush Goa by 7 wickets November 8, 2014

    Secunderabad: Manish Pandey and Karun Nair struck unbeaten half centuries as Karnataka cantered to an easy seven-wicket victory over Goa in a South Zone leg of the Vizay Hazare Trpohy on Saturday. Pandey (69 not out) and Nair (78 not out) stitched 142 runs for the unbroken fourth-wicket stand as Karnataka...
  • 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...
  • Skipper Vinay Kumar rues poor batting by South Zone November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: South Zone skipper Vinay Kumar blamed his batsmen for the Duleep Trophy final defeat to Central Zone at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Sunday. With nine wickets in hand, South needed only 117 runs to win the final on the fifth and final day but Central bowlers triggered a dramatic...
  • 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...