WASIM JAFFER

  • Delhi beat Mumbai by six wickets in Vijay Hazare Trophy 3 days ago

    Rajkot: Veteran batsman Wasim Jaffer played a perfect innings in a modest chase as Mumbai outclassed Delhi by six wickets to enter quarter-final of the National One Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy, here on Wednesday. Mumbai will meet defending champions Karnataka in the quarter-finals. Mumbai captain Suryakumar Yadav won a...
  • Jaffer, Zaheer in Mumbai probables for 201415 season September 6, 2014

    Speedster Zaheer Khan, who has not played a single game since getting injured in the last IPL season, and veteran batsman Wasim Jaffer, have been included in the 28member strong Mumbai probables for the upcoming season in fourday as well as one day formats of the game. Zaheer had strained his...
  • Should stick to Dhawan and Rohit as openers: Wasim Jaffer January 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Former Test batsman Wasim Jaffer expressed his disappointment at the way India openers performed in the last few overseas tours but said the team should stick to the same combination of Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma. "The kind of start Shikhar and Rohit provided before the start of South Africa...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Maharashtra fight back on Day 3 against Mumbai January 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra fought their way back in their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against Mumbai in brilliant fashion by bundling out the defending champions for a meagre 129 in second innings on a dramatic third day of the fiveday match on Friday. Maharashtra were all out for 280 in their first innings in...
  • Youngsters should learn from Rahane, Pujara and Rohit: Wasim Jaffer January 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran batsman Wasim Jaffer on Monday asked the youngsters to strike a right balance between Twenty20 cricket and the traditional formats of the game for reaping rewards. "If you ask any cricketer, the hardest form is Test cricket because there are no shortcuts. The shorter the game gets, it gets...
  • Zaheer, Nayar back in Mumbai squad for Ranji quarters January 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai got a shot in the arm with senior pacer Zaheer Khan making himself available for leading the defending champions in their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against Maharashtra, to be held at the Wankhede Stadium here from January 812. The 40time champions, who struggled to make the knockout stage before edging...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 8, Day 1 December 22, 2013

    Catch all the Live updates from Day one of matches across India in Ranji Trophy Round 8. Saurashtra and Baroda will lock horns in a crucial Ranji Trophy Group B match at Rajkot. Both the teams need an outright win to keep the hopes of entering the knockout stage but Saurashtra...
  • Hard work helped me bounce back, says Odisha batsman Natraj Behera December 19, 2013

    New Delhi: This Ranji Trophy season was a quiet one for Natraj Behera until the match against Mumbai last week at the Wankhede Stadium, where he slammed hundreds in both the innings to force a draw for Odisha. Natraj scored a 184ball 130 in the first innings and then in the...
  • Ranji Trophy: Wasim Jaffer to continue as Mumbai skipper against Karnataka December 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran Wasim Jaffer will continue to lead Mumbai for their next fourday Ranji Trophy Group A fixture against Karnataka, starting at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on December 22. Opener Sushant Marathe, who scored a pair against Jharkhand and 27 against Odisha, has been dropped from the 15member squad, while Fast bowler...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Jaffer's 125 drives Mumbai against Odisha December 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Wasim Jaffer led from the front and cracked his 35th Ranji century to guide Mumbai to 242 for 2 on day one of their Ranji Trophy, Group A clash against Odisha at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday. The Mumbai captain remained unbeaten on 125 at stumps and his innings...
  • Ranji Trophy: Mumbai aim to earn full points against Odisha December 13, 2013

    Mumbai: After being jolted by laggards Jharkhand in the previous game, a depleted Mumbai would look to regroup and seal their place in the with an outright victory when they take on Odisha in their Group A Ranji Trophy league clash, starting here on Saturday. Tabletoppers and defending champions Mumbai have...
  • Ranji Trophy: Wasim Jaffer to lead Mumbai in place of injured Nayar December 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran Wasim Jaffer was on Wednesday named captain of Mumbai for their fourday Ranji Trophy Group A fixture against Orissa, starting at the Wankhede Stadium on December 14, in place of the injured Abhishek Nayar who is out of the game. "Nayar suffered a hip and ankle injury in the...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Jaffer slams 50th first class ton to rescue Mumbai; Mithun takes sixfor November 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Seasoned opener Wasim Jaffer cracked his 50th century in first class cricket to rally champions Mumbai from a difficult situation on day one of their Ranji Trophy Group A clash against fellowstate rivals Vidarbha at the Wankhede Stadium. The lanky Jaffer remained unbeaten on 133 at stumps after batting right...
  • Wasim Jaffer to lead West Zone in Duleep Trophy, Yusuf named deputy September 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran Mumbai batsman Wasim Jaffer was Tuesday named captain of the West Zone squad for the upcoming Duleep Trophy tournament. Baroda allrounder Yusuf Pathan will be Jaffer's deputy in a 15member squad that has talented Gujarat batsman Manprit Juneja, who recently struck a brilliant 193 against New Zealand A in...
  • BCCI's one time benefit likely for more players September 4, 2013

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board's one-time benefit for players who had turned out for a specific number of domestic and international games before 2003-04 and retired is likely to be extended to a few more players who had played beyond the cut-off date, sources said Wednesday. "The one-time benefit was limited to...
  • BCCI to reward Wasim Jaffer, Amol Muzumdar and other domestic stars September 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Five veteran domestic cricketers, four of whom have represented India, have been included in an extension of the one-time payment the BCCI gave to former players. They are Wasim Jaffer, Sanjay Bangar, Sairaj Bahutule, S Sriram and Amol Muzumdar; the first four represented India while Muzumdar remains the...
  • Nephew Arman in Mumbai Ranji probables list with Uncle Wasim June 25, 2013

    Mumbai: In an interesting move, the Mumbai selection committee decided to include 14yearold Arman Jaffer in the Ranji Trophy probables list along with his uncle and state team stalwart Wasim Jaffer. In what can be termed a rarity in Indian cricket, 'ChachaBhatija' duo will be training together for the same team...
  • Wasim Jaffer pulls out of West Zone Deodhar Trophy team March 7, 2013

    Mumbai: In-form Mumbai opener Wasim Jaffer and Baroda's Aditya Waghmode have pulled out of the West Zone team for the Prof D B Deodhar Trophy matches to be played in Guwahati this month. The duo has been replaced by Sheldon Jackson of Saurashtra and Akshay Darekar of Maharashtra, according the zonal...
  • Assam stun Mumbai to enter semis of Vijay Hazare February 28, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: Assam's dream run in the Vijay Hazare Trophy continued as they stunned Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai by 27 runs to enter the semi-finals of the domestic ODI tournament here on Thursday. Chasing a paltry 179 for win, Mumbai, the last season's runners-up, were in for a shock as their...
  • Wasim Jaffer to lead Mumbai in Vijay Hazare Trophy February 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Wasim Jaffer will lead a 15-member Mumbai squad in the upcoming domestic one-dayer for the Vijay Hazare Trophy, it was announced here Saturady. The Ranji Trophy champions have 12 points from the inter-zonal stage and will play the first match on February 28. The inter-state limited-overs Vijay Hazare Trophy will be...
  • Gujarat thrash heavyweights Mumbai by eight wickets February 15, 2013

    Pune: Gujarat thrashed reigning Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai by eight wickets in a West Zone leg encounter of the Vijay Hazare National One Day Championship. Having won their opening match against Baroda on Friday, Mumbai, who were runnersup in the last edition of the National One Dayers, were bundled out...
  • Jaffer's nephew cracks record 473 in Harris Shield February 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Wasim Jaffer's nephew Arman Jaffer became the highest runscorer in the Harrish Shield history on Friday with a blistering knock of 473 for his school Rizvi Springfield in the tournament's final against IES VN Sule Guruji, who suffered at the hands of the 14yearold's 359ball stay, which produced 65...
  • Jaffer deserved one last chance in the Test arena February 10, 2013

    Whenever there is a team selection prior to a big series, a lot of expectation is in the air, be it the players, the selectors or the fans. With Team India in transition mode, the onus is on the selectors to spot new players who can take the Indian team...
  • Rest of India retain Irani Cup after drawn game against Mumbai February 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai opener Wasim Jaffer notched up his 48th firstclass century while Rest of India retained the Irani Cup by virtue of their first innings lead of 117 runs after their fiveday game against the 40time Ranji Trophy champions ended in a tame draw here on Sunday. Rest, who clinched the...
  • Irani Cup: Jaffer, Rahane lead strong Mumbai reply February 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai's toporder pair of Wasim Jaffer and Ajinky Rahane one a former India opener and the other a hopeful one led a strong reply from the current Ranji Trophy champions after Rest of India (ROI) posted 526 on day two of the Irani Cup here on Thursday....
  • 40th Ranji title is special achievement: Jaffer January 31, 2013

    The Mumbai opener is also proud of winning the final inside three days while playing alongside Sachin Tendulkar. ...
  • Tendulkar praises Mumbai's Ranji win January 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar on Monday lavished praises on his Mumbai teammates for winning the Ranji Trophy title for the record 40th time. "We won for the 40th time. Mumbai has again showed that it is a champion side. We have a good team, nice blend of youngsters and senior players,"...
  • Mumbai clinch their 40th Ranji title January 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai clinched the Ranji Trophy title for the record 40th time as they thrashed Saurashtra in the final by an innings and 125 runs at the Wankhede Stadium here on Monday. Dhawal Kulkarni and Ajit Agarkar, the Mumbai skipper, proved to be the wreckerinchiefs for Saurashtra, picking up 5...
  • Ranji Trophy final, D 3: as it happened January 28, 2013

    Saurashtra were rolled over for 82 in their second innings with only 2 batsmen reaching double figures as the hosts romped home by an innings and 125 runs....
  • Jaffer ecstatic after recordbreaking mi January 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Wasim Jaffer added another feather to his cap on Sunday when he reclaimed Amol Muzumdar's record of most runs scored in the Ranji Trophy and also crossed Ajay Sharma's record of most centuries in the prestigious event. "I was aware of the record because it was printed so much,"...