Ranji Trophy: Angry Railways captain speaks to match referee on Eden strip
Ranji Trophy: Angry Railways captain speaks to match referee on Eden strip

Unhappy with the Eden Gardens strip, an angry Railways captain Mahesh Rawat spoke to the match referee Prakash J Bhat and expressed his displeasure about the pitch on offer for their do-or-die Ranji Trophy cricket match against Bengal starting tomorrow in Kolkata.

Bengal, Railways clash in must-win Ranji Trophy match
Bengal, Railways clash in must-win Ranji Trophy match

With time running out fast for both the teams, Bengal and Railways will face off tomorrow in a must-win match to keep themselves in contention for quarters of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament.

UP host Bengal in Ranji Trophy
UP host Bengal in Ranji Trophy

Uttar Pradesh host Bengal in a Ranji Trophy battle of struggling cricket teams beginning at the Mohan Meakin ground here on Wednesday.

Oz-returned Wriddhiman Saha slams unbeaten ton to lift Bengal from trouble in Ranji Trophy
Oz-returned Wriddhiman Saha slams unbeaten ton to lift Bengal from trouble in Ranji Trophy

Not less than 48 hours after returning from the gruelling tour to Australia, wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha slammed an unbeaten century to script Bengal's stunning comeback against Jammu and Kashmir on the opening day of a Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match here today.

Ranji Trophy: Bengal look to bounce back against struggling J&K in Ranji
Ranji Trophy: Bengal look to bounce back against struggling J&K in Ranji

Boosted by Sourav Ganguly's pep talk and the return of Wriddhiman Saha, Bengal will look to bounce back by logging six points against a struggling Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in their Ranji Trophy cricket Group A match here on Tuesday.

Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik takes TN to 208/5 after Ashok Dinda's initial 3-wkt burst
Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik takes TN to 208/5 after Ashok Dinda's initial 3-wkt burst

Bengal bowlers once again frittered away the advantage as Dinesh Karthik's swift counterattacking knock saw Tamil Nadu finish first day's play at 208 for five in a Ranji Trophy cricket match here today.

Upbeat Mumbai take on off-colour Bengal in Ranji tie
Upbeat Mumbai take on off-colour Bengal in Ranji tie

Having put their campaign back on track with a convincing win against Uttar Pradesh, 40-time champions Mumbai will take on an out-of-sorts Bengal in a group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, here on Sunday.

All eyes on young Sudeep Chatterjee as Bengal seek revenge against Karnataka
All eyes on young Sudeep Chatterjee as Bengal seek revenge against Karnataka

All eyes will be on Bengal's newest batting sensation Sudeep Chatterjee as the hosts will have revenge on mind as they take on defending champions Karnataka in a second round group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, here on Sunday.

Ranji Trophy: Skipper's knock by Laxmi Ratan Shukla gives Bengal three points vs Baroda
Ranji Trophy: Skipper's knock by Laxmi Ratan Shukla gives Bengal three points vs Baroda

Skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla (105 no) scored his ninth century in first-class cricket as Bengal started their campaign on a positive note logging three points in an away game against Baroda in the opening round fixture of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament.

Ranji Trophy: Upbeat Bengal face Rayudu-less Baroda in opening fixture
Ranji Trophy: Upbeat Bengal face Rayudu-less Baroda in opening fixture

An upbeat Bengal side led by their gutsy captain Laxmi Ratan Shukla will start as favourites in the Ranji Trophy opener against Baroda, who would be without the services of their batting mainstay Ambati Rayudu, out with a hip injury.

Wriddhiman Saha shines with willow as Bengal crush Jharkhand
Wriddhiman Saha shines with willow as Bengal crush Jharkhand

 Wriddhiman Saha showed his prowess with the willow as his unbeaten 69-ball-84 was key to Bengal's crushing 163-run win in the east zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, here on Tuesday.

Shreevats, Veer Pratap shine as Bengal beat Odisha by 25 runs
Shreevats, Veer Pratap shine as Bengal beat Odisha by 25 runs

Pint-sized opener Shreevats Goswami and new ball bowler Veer Pratap Singh produced impressive performances as Bengal comfortably beat Odisha by 25 runs to kick-start their campaign in the East Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Laxmi Ratan Shukla retained as Bengal captain for Vijay Hazare Trophy
Laxmi Ratan Shukla retained as Bengal captain for Vijay Hazare Trophy

 Bengal on Monday picked a 16-member squad led by Laxmi Ratan Shukla for the first two matches in the East Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here.

Laxmi Ratan Shukla to lead Bengal one-day tourney
Laxmi Ratan Shukla to lead Bengal one-day tourney

Laxmi Ratan Shukla was on Friday named Bengal skipper for the four-team SK Acharya Challenger invitational meet starting next Sunday.

Duleep Trophy: Laxmi Ratan Shukla rattles South Zone after fighting ton from Robin Uthappa
Duleep Trophy: Laxmi Ratan Shukla rattles South Zone after fighting ton from Robin Uthappa

East Zone bowlers led by the seasoned Laxmi Ratan Shukla rattled South Zone in the final hour reducing them to 236 for nine despite Robin Uthappa scoring a well-crafted hundred on the first day of the Duleep Trophy semi-final here on Wednesday.

Duleep Trophy: Manoj Tiwary's ton gives East opening day honours
Duleep Trophy: Manoj Tiwary's ton gives East opening day honours

Skipper Manoj Tiwary led from the front with an unbeaten century as East Zone managed to score 278 all out against West Zone on the opening day's play of the four-day Duleep Trophy quarter-final, here on Wednesday.

Manoj Tiwary to lead East Zone in Duleep Trophy
Manoj Tiwary to lead East Zone in Duleep Trophy

Bengal middle-order batsman Manoj Tiwary will lead the 15-member East Zone cricket team in the Duleep Trophy tournament scheduled from October 15 to 18 in Lahli, Haryana.

Bengal beat Assam by 44 runs

Skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla struck an unbeaten 53 to set up former champions Bengal`s 44-run win over Assam in the East Zone league match for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament at Eden Gardens today.

In-form Bengal favourites in T20 East Zone

Former champions Bengal will take on Assam, while Odisha will face Tripura to begin the East Zone leg of the T20 tournament for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, here on Tuesday.

Manoj Tiwary back in Bengal team for Vijay Hazare Trophy

A fit-again Manoj Tiwary was on Sunday named in the Bengal`s Vijay Hazare Trophy One-day team, which will be led by Laxmi Ratan Shukla.