VINEET SAXENA

  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 2, Day 4 December 17, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: After humbling big boys Mumbai in their opening encounter, Jammu and Kashmir failed to weave their magic once again as they lost to Tamil Nadu by 277 runs on the third day. Paceman Sandeep Sharma claimed three wickets in...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 2: Vineet Saxena ton takes Rajasthan to 264/2 on Day 2 December 15, 2014

    Jaipur: Vineet Saxena (118) hit a fluent century as Rajasthan reached a solid 264 for two against Saurashtra on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match on Monday. The weather, which had allowed only four overs on first day, improved and the hosts made full use of it...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Rajasthan on top against Baroda; Saurashtra post win over Services December 31, 2013

    Jaipur: Vineet Saxena and Suryaprakash Suwalka hit unbeaten half centuries each as Rajasthan made a strong reply after bowling Baroda out for 236 on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match here on Tuesday. Saxena and Suwalka were batting on 54 and 70 respectively as Rajasthan ended the...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Saxena hits ton for Rajasthan; Anureet stars for Railways November 7, 2013

    Jaipur: Opener Vineet Saxena remained unbeaten on 110 to guide hosts Rajasthan to 222 for the loss of six wickets at stumps on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match against Bengal on Thursday. Saxena found the fence 14 times during his 259ball vigil at the crease. Sent...
  • Ranji Trophy: Rajasthan get three points; Hyderabad relegated January 1, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan opener Vineet Saxena struck an unbeaten 146 on Tuesday as the hosts held onto a draw to fetch three points against Hyderabad. This match was a battle to save the relegation from two teams which were at the bottom of group A points table. The defending champions pipped...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A, Round 9, Day 1: MP bowlers shine against Saurashtra December 29, 2012

    Rajkot: Ishwar Pandey led an impressive bowling effort as Madhya Pradesh left Saurashtra struggling at 212 for nine on the first day of their Group 'A' Ranji Trophy match at Saurashtra Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Pandey returned with impressive figures of three for 37, while Ankeet Sharma and Rameez Khan...
  • Ranji Trophy: Rajasthan, Hyderabad share honours on Day 1 December 29, 2012

    Jaipur: MP Arjun castled Rajasthan skipper Hrishikesh Kanitkar on the last ball of the day as Hyderabad restricted the hosts to 274 for 5, who were cruising at 187 for 2 at one stage, at stumps on day one. Hyderabad captain Akshath Reddy won the toss and opted to bowl...
  • Ranji Trophy, Round 5, Day 2: As it happened December 2, 2012

    A running commentary of UP vs Baroda, Services vs Kerala plus updates from other matches across the country. ...
  • Not having a specialist spinner hurt us: Vineet Saxena November 20, 2012

    Jaipur: Vineet Saxena, who captained Rajasthan in the absence of regular skipper Hrishikesh Kanitkar, has said not having a specialist spinner hurt them in their Ranji Trophy game against Madhya Pradesh, which ended in a draw with Rajasthan securing three points on the basis of getting the first innings lead....
  • Ranji Trophy: MP secure draw against Rajasthan November 20, 2012

    Jaipur: Jalaj Saxena and Udit Birla made halfcenturies as Madhya Pradesh not only averted a loss but also managed to get some brownie points in their drawn Ranji Trophy Group A match against Rajasthan on Tuesday. After declaring their second innings at 466 for 6 and setting Rajasthan an improbable...
  • Ranji Trophy: Kanitkar, Saxena tons power Rajasthan to 269/2 November 9, 2012

    Jaipur: Rajasthan skipper Hrishikesh Kanitkar and opener Vineet Saxena struck fine centuries while adding 220 for the second wicket to power the Ranji Trophy holders to 269 for 2 on day one of their secondround match against Mumbai here on Friday. The day began with Rohit Sharma, leading Mumbai in the...
  • Rajasthan's Saxena aims at another winning season October 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Rajasthan opener Vineet Saxena, whose marathon 15hourandsevenminute 257 in last season's Ranji Trophy final was instrumental in his team retaining the title, is confident of replicating his 201112 form into the current season. Aakash Chopras move to Himachal Pradesh after two successful seasons with Rajasthan has left a...
  • Yuvraj double hundred puts North Zone in command October 15, 2012

    Hyderabad: Yuvraj Singh carried on from where he left on Sunday as he completed a welldeserved double century to put North in a comfortable position at stumps on the second day of their Duleep Trophy semifinal against Central Zone here on Monday. Undefeated on 133 overnight, Yuvraj scored a magnificent 208...
  • Irani Trophy: Rest of India beat Rajasthan by an innings September 24, 2012

    Bangalore: Murali Vijay's recordbreaking 266 proved decisive at the end as Rest of India beat Ranji Trophy champions Rajasthan by an innings and 79 runs to clinch the Irani Trophy in Bangalore on Monday. Resuming their second innings from 44 for 1 on the fourth morning, Rajasthan were bowled out for...
  • Ranji final: Rajasthan retain the trophy January 23, 2012

    Chennai: Rajasthan clinched their second Ranji Trophy title, having taken the firstinnings lead over hosts Tamil Nadu on day four, and with it capped one of the most amazing turnarounds for a team in the tournament's 77year history. They had all but sealed the result on Sunday, with only the...
  • Ranji final: TN slide after Rajasthan's 621 January 21, 2012

    Chennai: Rajasthan pacers struck three quick blows to reduce Tamil Nadu to 66 for 3 after Vineet Saxena's marathon knock of 257 helped the visitors to 621 all out, confirming their grip on the Ranji Trophy final at stumps on day three. Rituraj Singh (2 for 27) and Pankaj Singh (1...
  • Ranji final: Saxena double ton deflates TN January 20, 2012

    Chennai: A maiden firstclass doublecentury from Vineet Saxena, spanning 555 deliveries and six sessions, carried Rajasthan to 404 for 2 at stumps on day two of the 201112 Ranji Trophy final at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Friday. Having added 236 for the opening wicket with Aakash Chopra, who was...
  • Ranji final: Rajasthan 221 for no loss January 19, 2012

    Chennai: It was oneway traffic at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, as Rajasthan openers Aakash Chopra and Vineet Saxena carried the defending champions to 221 for no loss at stumps on day one of the 201112 Ranji Trophy final. You can't blame Tamil Nadu for having a sense of dj vu....