Sony Cheruvathur to lead Kerala Ranji team

Sony Cheruvathur has been named captain of the Kerala team for the upcoming Ranji Trophy season even as India speedster S Sreesanth`s recuperation after a toe surgery continues.

Ranji Plate Divison: Kerala struggles in the first innings

Himachal Pradesh on Thursday virtually dashed Kerala`s hopes of booking a semi-final berth by reducing the hosts to 249 for seven in their first innings at stumps on the penultimate day of their four-day Ranji Trophy Plate Group `A` match here.

Ranji Trophy: Kerala win by an innings and 53 runs

A brilliant all-round display by medium pacer Sony Cheruvathur helped Kerala defeat Tripura by an innings and 53 runs with a day to spare in the Ranji trophy Plate Group `A` match on Saturday.