Ranji: Tamil Nadu set up title clash against Karnataka
Ranji: Tamil Nadu set up title clash against Karnataka

Tamil Nadu entered the final of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament getting the better of Maharshtra via a first innings lead in the semifinals at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday.

Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra in commanding position
Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra in commanding position

 Ankit Bawne hit an unbeaten century as Maharashtra scored 342 all out in their first innings before bundling out Vidarbha for a paltry 114 and then enforcing a follow-on on them on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match here on Saturday.

Ranji Trophy: Khurana, Bawne hit tons on a good last day for Maharashtra
Ranji Trophy: Khurana, Bawne hit tons on a good last day for Maharashtra

 Chirag Khurana hit a career-best 130 and Ankit Bawne hit an unbeaten 100 as Maharashtra scored an impressive 429 for three in their second innings following on but Gujarat walked away with three points in the drawn Group B Ranji Trophy cricket contest, here today.

Ranji Trophy: Kedar Jadhav strikes ton before Ankit Bawne gets hit on helmet
Ranji Trophy: Kedar Jadhav strikes ton before Ankit Bawne gets hit on helmet

Kedar Jadhav struck an unbeaten century to lead a rearguard action by Maharashtra in their Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match against Punjab on a day that witnessed a tense moment when visiting side's Ankit Bawne retired hurt after being hit on the helmet here today.

Maharashtra beat Mumbai by six wickets in Vijay Hazare Trophy
Maharashtra beat Mumbai by six wickets in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Maharashtra beat heavyweights Mumbai by six wickets in a west zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here today.

Duleep Trophy: Ankit Bawne ton gives West Zone 1st innings lead, Cheteshwar Pujara fails
Duleep Trophy: Ankit Bawne ton gives West Zone 1st innings lead, Cheteshwar Pujara fails

Maharashtra batsman Ankit Bawne scored a gutsy century under pressure as West Zone took a vital 43-run first innings lead against East Zone on the second day of the Duleep Trophy quarter-final, here today.

Maharashtra beats Saurashtra in last over cliffhanger

Thanks to half-centuries by Ankit Bawne and Rahul Tripathi and a splendid final over by Dominic Joseph, Maharashtra beat Saurashtra by four runs in the West Zone Vijay Hazare One-day Tournament.

Ranji Trophy final: Vinay Kumar confident of Karnataka taking four early wickets

Despite a spirited fightback by Maharashtra on the penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy final, Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar expressed confidence o

Kedar Jadhav hits ton but Karnataka stay on course for Ranji Trophy title

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, here today.

Ranji Trophy: Today was my day, says centurion Ganesh Satish

Karnataka`s Ganesh Satish today expressed happiness after slamming an unbeaten 117 on day two of the Ranji final against Maharashtra and said he sought to make the most of the opportunity that came his way.

Ranji Trophy final: Ankit Bawne takes Maharashtra to 272 for five vs Karnataka

A gutsy unbeaten 89 by middle-order batsman Ankit Bawne and a half century by opener Chirag Khurana helped Maharashtra reach a respectable 272 for five at stumps on the first day of their Ranji Trophy final against Karnataka here on Wednesday.

Ranji Trophy final: Captain Motwani expects Maharashtra to post 400-plus total

Maharashtra captain Rohit Motwani expects big knocks from Ankit Bawne and Sangram Atitkar to take his side to a 400-plus total in the Ranji Trophy final against Karnataka being played here.

Maharashtra`s Sangram Atitkar almost bats Bengal out of Ranji semi-final

Middle-order batsman Sangram Atitkar hammered a listless Bengal attack into submission with an unbeaten 168 as Maharashtra took a mammoth first innings lead to set sights on an innings victory by stumps on the second day of Ranji Trophy semi-final here today.

Shardul Thakur`s four-wicket haul flattens Maharashtra as Mumbai dominate

Young Mumbai pacer Shardul Thakur produced an incisive four-wicket haul after the home team`s tail wagged merrily to put the defending champions in total command of the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against Maharshtra here on Thursday.

Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra face Mumbai in state Derby fight for semis

Group toppers Maharashtra will play defending champions Mumbai, who barely made it to the knock-out stage, in the five-day quater-final of the Ranji Trophy that promises to be a keen fight at the Wankhede Stadium, starting here from Wednesday.

Maharashtra in strong position against HP

Half centuries from Harshad Khadiwale (92) and Ankit Bawne (76 batting) helped Maharashtra reach 319 for four to secure a first-innings lead of 91 against Himachal Pradesh on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group C match on Monday.

Ranji Trophy 2012-13: Karnataka beat Maharashtra to qualify for Ranji quarters

Ankit Bawne`s heroic unbeaten 155 went in vain as Karnataka notched up a thrilling eight-wicket win over Maharashtra on the final day to book a quarterfinal berth in the Ranji Trophy here today.

Maharashtra in command against Goa

Ankit Bawne(67) and Rohit Motwani (91) shared a partnership of 144 to steer Maharashtra to 443 in their first innings on the second day of the Ranji Plate `B` match against Goa on Friday.

Maharashtra post 286-4 as Goa bowlers toil

Solid half-centuries by Ankit Bawne, Rohit Motwane, Sangram Atitkar and Nikhil Paradkar enabled Maharashtra to make a strong start on the first day of their Ranji Trophy Plate League Group B match.

India colts captain Bawne dropped after age fudging

The BCCI was left red-faced after Maharashtra batsman Ankit Bawne, who was named captain of the India U-19 squad for a quadrangular tournament, had to be dropped following revelations that he provided inaccurate information about his age.