I want to make a name as an all-rounder, says Karn Sharma

He became a household name when he fetched a whopping Rs 3.75 crore at the IPL auction for domestic players, but 26-year-old Karn Sharma feels that his maiden India call-up will only encourage him to do well at the next level and make a name for himself as an all-rounder.

BCCI congratulates Kartik on end of his career

The Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) today congratulated left-arm spinner Murali Kartik, who retired from all forms of the game recently, and wished his luck for his future.

Murali Kartik bids adieu to cricket

Former India left-arm spinner Murali Kartik announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Saturday. The Tamil Nadu cricketer played 8 Tests and 37 ODIs for India.

Preparing for my role of a lone spinner in Kings XI: Kartik

Veteran spinner Murali Kartik on Friday said he was bracing up to the challenge of being the only specialist spinner in Kings XI Punjab for the upcoming IPL and wants to utilise his vast experience in the shortest format by playing the role of a mentor.

Dhoni takes Mishra to cleaners during net session

There was a feeling of deja vu as Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today took Amit Mishra to the cleaners during a net session here, much like former skipper Sourav Ganguly would do with Murali Kartik a few years ago.

Bengal trump Railways, enter Ranji semis

A spirited Bengal downed bitter foes Railways by 48 runs in their controversy-filled match to set up a Ranji Trophy semifinal clash against Maharashtra, at the Eden Gardens.

Murali Kartik yet again booed by Bengal fans in front of Eden gate

There was no end Murali Kartik`s miseries at the Eden Gardens after yesterday`s fan fury, as the Railways skipper was again booed by Bengal fans who shouted slogans outside the stadium at the end of the fourth day`s play.

Ranji Trophy quarter-final: Railways hold slight edge as they reach 117/3 chasing 271

Railways captain Murali Kartik took the attack back to the opposition camp with a timely half-century as the visitors need another 154 runs with seven wickets in hand as their Ranji Trophy quarter-final against hosts Bengal hangs in balance at the end of the fourth day.

Bengal skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla downplays on-field incidents

Bengal skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla on Friday sought to downplay the acrimonious incidents during the third day of their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match against Railways, saying what happened on the field were within the spirit of the game.

Lack of security at Eden Gardens exposed Murali Kartik heckled by Bengal fans

The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)`s mismanagement again came to the fore as irate Bengal fans heckled Railways skipper Murali Kartik and speedster Anureet Singh taking chance of lack of security arrangements on the third day of the ill-tempered Ranji quarter-final between Railways and Bengal.

Murali Kartik warned by umpires, Bengal allege ball tampering

Veteran spinner and Railways captain Murali Kartik was today embroiled in a controversy once again after he was warned by the umpires for some "issues" with the ball in an acrimonious day three of their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match against Bengal here.

Dinda-Kartik again involved in a verbal spat in Ranji quarters

There was no love lost between Bengal and Railways cricketers as veteran India discard Murali Kartik was involved in another verbal altercation with mercurial Bengal speedster Ashoke Dinda on the first day of their Ranji Trophy quarter-final match here Wednesday.

Confident Bengal face Railways hurdle in Ranji quarters

High on confidence after recording back-to-back wins, hosts Bengal would look to derail the Railways team when they clash in Ranji quarterfinals here from tomorrow, weeks after an ugly `Mankaded` incident marred an earlier rubber between the two teams.

Railways clinch quarters berth, Rawat denied deserving ton

Railways on Wednesday became the first team from group B to qualify for the quarter-final of the Ranji Trophy with a 37-run win over minnows Services on a day when team management led by skipper Murali Kartik`s decision to deny Mahesh Rawat a century surprised one and all.

Railways aim for an outright win vs Services

Having conceded a 46-run first innings lead against minnows Services, the Railways batsmen gave a better account of themselves with vice-captain Mahesh Rawat leading the charge with an impressive unbeaten 67 as Railways extended their overall lead to 178 runs.

Railways struggle to 85-5 against Services in Ranji

Services bowlers produced a disciplined bowling display to reduce Railways to 85 for five in their first innings at stumps on a weather-hit opening day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match here Sunday.

Bengal players refuse handshake after ill-tempered Ranji tie

In one of the most ill-tempered domestic matches of recent times, Bengal and Railway players set a poor example of an on and off-field behaviour with the two umpires hardly being able to control the proceedings during the last two days of their Ranji Trophy encounter.

Tension at Jamia ground after Kartik `Mankaded` Bengal player

Veteran India discard and Railways captain Murali Kartik on Sunday found himself at the centre of a controversy when he `Mankaded` Bengal batsman Sandipan Das leading to an ugly altercation with opposition coach Ashok Malhotra during a Ranji Trophy game.

My wife was sure I was the Fake IPL Player: Murali Kartik

Abhishek Mukherjee interviews Murali Kartik about the ups and downs of his career.

Spinners doing well in T20s: Murali Kartik

Veteran India discard Murali Kartik today said that spinners have come of age and are playing a great role in teams` victories in the Twenty20 format of the game.

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