Madhya Pradesh openers Aditya Srivastava and Jalaj Saxena struck patient centuries as the home team reach 274 for one against Bengal on the first day of the final round encounter of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, here today.
Left-arm spinner Ankit Sharma returned with career best match and innings bowling figures as Madhya Pradesh handed Jammu and Kashmir a crushing innings and 97-run defeat in under three days in their Ranji Trophy cricket match here on Saturday.
Young medium pacer Yogesh Singh Rawat returned a sensational five-wicket haul to trigger a batting collapse as Madhya Pradesh shot out Mumbai for 404, allowing the hosts to add just 29 runs to their overnight total.
Opener K L Rahul continued his dream form as he blazed his way to a brilliant unbeaten 121 after a classy 185 in the first innings as South Zone looked in cruise control in pursuit of 301 against Central in the Duleep Trophy final, here on Saturday.
After two days of shoddy performance, Central Zone finally lifted their game on Friday to grab a crucial lead and ensure that the Duleep Trophy final against South Zone heads for an exciting finish with a couple of days still left.
Central Zone's MP duo of Jalaj Saxena and wicketkeeper batsman Naman Ojha took full advantage of dropped catches sending an inexperienced North Zone attack to the cleaners as they posted 344 for three at stumps, on the first day of their Duleep Trophy semi-final, here on Wednesday.
The West Indian cricketer, Lendl Simmons reached the three-figure mark on Wednesday night. Riding on the blistering knock by the opener, Mumbai Indians comprehensively beat table toppers Kings XI Punjab in the 48th match of League.
Madhya Pradesh rode on pacer Ishwar Pandey`s five-wicket haul and Jalaj Saxena`s all-rounnd show to take a vital first innings lead of 127 runs over Saurashtra after bowling out the visitors for 492 on the final day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match, here Tuesday.
Opening batsman Jalaj Saxena missed out on what could have been his maiden first-class double ton by just six runs as Madhya Pradesh piled on a massive 619 for 8 declared in their first innings on the second day of their Ranji Trophy match against Saurashtra on Sunday.
Naman Ojha struck his second successive hundred while Jalaj Saxena scored an unbeaten 157 as Madhya Pradesh piled on 342 for two against Saurashtra on the opening day of their Group `B` Ranji Trophy match, here Saturday.
Seam bowler Pankaj Singh returned with a five-wicket haul to lead a disciplined bowling attack as Rajasthan dismissed Madhya Pradesh for a mere 115 in their first innings before themselves reaching 115 for three on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy Group B match here today.
A staggering 20 wickets fell on the first day of the Group B Ranji Trophy match between Baroda and Madhya Pradesh here today, with the 2000-01 season winners having already started their second innings by close of play.
Steered by Wriddhiman Saha`s stroke-filled half-century, Bengal today put up an improved batting show to salvage a draw and settle for one point against Madhya Pradesh who logged three in their Ranji Trophy group B league here.
Bengal stared at a humiliating defeat on home soil after off-spinner Jalaj Saxena returned with a career-best six wicket haul to put Madhya Pradesh on course for an outright win in the Ranji Trophy Group B league match here today.
Skipper Devendra Bundela (100) scored an unbeaten century and shared a match-winning 185-run stand with Jalaj Saxena (72 not out) as Madhya Pradesh spanked Punjab by eight wickets in their Ranji Trophy Group A match, here today.
Skipper Devendra Bundela scored an unbeaten 92 while opener Jalaj Saxena struck a fluent half-century to help Madhya Pradesh post 281 for five against Punjab on the first day of their Ranji Trophy Group A match here today.