Laxmi Ratan Shukla keen on job at hand; giving back to Bengal

Bengal captain Laxmi Ratan Shukla in the past 15 years has played a number of match-winning innings, a few match saving knocks, provided important breakthroughs but never earned back the faith of national selection committees after being dumped when he was just 19.

Ranji Trophy: Shukla leads Bengal`s recovery against Railways

Skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla`s valiant unbeaten half-century helped Bengal stage a remarkable fight-back against Railways in their controversy-marred Ranji Trophy quarter-final at the Eden Gardens, here on Friday.

Bengal fritter away advantage after Sudip-Easwaran stand

Youngsters Sudip Chatterjee and Abhimanyu Easwaran, showed maturity beyond years with a brilliant 163-run partnership before another familiar middle-order collapse saw Bengal end the day at 274 for eight against Railways in the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal here Wednesday.

Ranji Trophy: Depleted Bengal look to youngsters against Uttar Pradesh

Bengal is planning to inject young blood in their line-up against Uttar Pradesh on an Eden green top in a group B Ranji Trophy fixture beginning on saturday.