Karnataka complete hattrick, win Vijay Hazare Trophy

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 today.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Uthappa century sets Karnataka on course for triple crown

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 here today.

Karnataka in control in Irani Trophy match against ROI

Karnataka inched closer to winning the Irani Trophy crown after Chidambaram Gautam`s brilliant 122-run knock guided them to a mammoth 606 in their first innings against Rest of India on the third day here today.

We relished representing Karnataka in Irani Cup: Vinay

Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar on Sunday 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.

IPL 2014: Wasim Akram to be back as KKR bowling adviser

After a one-year hiatus, legendary pacer Wasim Akram will be back as bowling adviser of the Kolkata Knight Riders in the coming season of the Indian Premier League, the franchise announced on Thursday.

Gambhir’s exclusion justified but Jaffer gets a raw deal again

The only reason seems to be that Jaffer does not belong to the city from where current BCCI president hails.

RoI retain Irani Cup after drawn game against Mumbai

Mumbai opener Wasim Jaffer notched up his 48th first-class century while Rest of India retained the Irani Cup by virtue of their first innings lead of 117 runs after their five-day game against the 40-time Ranji Trophy champions ended in a tame draw here on Sunday.

Irani Trophy, Day 4: Rest of India in complete control after Rayudu century

A resolute unbeaten century by Ambati Rayudu helped Rest of India enjoy complete command over Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai at stumps on the fourth day of the Irani Cup match, here on Saturday.

I need to convert fifties into hundreds: Rayudu

Rest of India batsman Ambati Rayudu, who cracked an unbeaten 118 against Mumbai, is happy with the way his batting is shaping up but said he needs to convert the fifties into hundreds.

Irani Trophy, Day 3: RoI take lead despite Tendulkar`s 81st first-class ton

Sachin Tendulkar tuned up brilliantly for the upcoming Test series against Australia by hitting a record equalling 81st first-class century but couldn`t prevent Mumbai from conceding first-innings lead to Rest of India on the third day of the Irani Cup match here today.

I am playing for myself now, says Sreesanth

Eager to make an India comeback after being laid low by injuries and lack of form, temperamental pacer S Sreesanth today said he has adopted a self-centred approach towards the game to reclaim his place in the national side.

Irani Trophy, Mum vs ROI, Day 3: As it happened...

Suresh Raina`s brilliant 134 off 169 balls helped Rest of India (ROI) post a massive first innings score of 526 all out against Mumbai in the Irani Cup here Thursday.

Tendulkar equals Gavaskar`s record of 81 first class centuries

Senior India batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Friday equalled Sunil Gavaskar`s record number of first class hundreds by cracking a superb century against Rest of India on day three of the Irani Cup here.

Irani Trophy, Day 2, Mumbai vs ROI: As it happened...

Opener Murali Vijay stroked his way to his second successive century in the Irani Cup as Rest of India dominated the opening day of their five-day fixture against recently crowned Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday.

Irani Trophy: Murali Vijay slams ton as Rest of India dominate on Day 1

Opener Murali Vijay stroked his way to his second successive century in the Irani Cup as Rest of India dominated the opening day of their five-day fixture against recently crowned Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday.

Nayar hopes help from likes of Tendulkar in leading Mumbai

Handed the captaincy role after injury to Ajit Agarkar, Mumbai skipper Abhishek Nayar said that he would take help from senior players like Sachin Tendulkar in leading the Ranji champion side in the Irani Cup match against Rest of India which begins on Wednesday.

Irani Trophy: Mumbai vs Rest of India-Preview

The five-day Irani Cup match between Mumbai and the Rest of India, commencing at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday, offers a good chance for some India rejects to press for recalls and other aspirants to showcase their talent in front of the national selectors.

Raina keen to utilise Irani game to earn Test recall

Having played a key role in the One-day series against England after being ignored for the four-Test rubber against the same opponents, middle-order batsman Suresh Raina on Monday said he would like to utilise the Irani Cup match here to earn a recall to the Test squad.

Injured Agarkar to miss Irani tie

Newly-crowned Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai will be without their captain Ajit Agarkar for the Irani Cup tie against the Rest of India because of a groin injury.

I have added pace and variations to my bowling: Dhawal

Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai`s pace spearhead Dhawal Kulkarni said, on Monday, ahead of his maiden five-day Irani Cup clash against the Rest of India that he has added a few yards to his pace and a few variations too, which have worked well for him this season.