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.
Having vindicated the team management`s decision to promote him to the number three spot, Sunrisers Hyderabad`s young batsman Lokesh Rahul said he was pleased to have played the sheet anchor`s role in his side`s win against Mumbai Indians in the IPL here.
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.
Rest of India captain Harbhajan Singh today doesn`t want to put too much pressure on himself thinking about his national comeback although he termed each and every match as "an opportunity to do well" in order to get back into the national team.
Favourites Karnataka are well on course to win the Ranji Trophy title after extending their overall lead to 169 runs at stumps on the third day of their summit clash against Maharashtra, here on Friday.
Ganesh Satish slammed an unbeaten 117 and shared 216 runs with opener Lokesh Rahul (94 batting) as Karnataka took control of their Ranji Trophy summit clash against Maharashtra on the second day, here today.
Uttar Pradesh came back strongly to keep their hopes alive for an interesting finish as they needed another 278 runs with nine wickets in hand to register an outright victory over Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy quarter-final at Chinnaswamy stadium, here today.
Lokesh Rahul gave ample display of his class by cracking an unbeaten 120 as gritty Karnataka recovered from a mini-collapse to reach 228 for seven against Mumbai in their first innings on the opening day of their Group A Ranji Trophy match here Sunday.
Hosts Karnataka and 40-time champions Mumbai will be hoping to cement their quaterfinal berths when the two teams meet each other in their penultimate Group A Ranji Trophy match beginning at KSCA Stadium here tomorrow.
Manish Pandey (108 batting) scored his 11th first class ton in order to ensure a first innings lead as Karnataka were comfortably placed at 288 for four at stumps on the second of their Ranji Trophy group league encounter against Odisha here today.
Lokesh Rahul cracked a brilliant 158 as Karnataka overhauled Vidarbha`s first innings total of 542, scoring 549 for nine on the final day in their drawn Group A match of the Ranji Trophy here on Sunday.