BJP govt's swearing-in at Wankhede costed Rs 98.33 lakh: RTI

The swearing-in ceremony of BJP's first government in Maharashtra at Wankhede stadium here last year costed Rs 98.33 lakh, an RTI query has revealed.

MP gain three points from drawn match against Mumbai
MP gain three points from drawn match against Mumbai

Young Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer notched up his second century in as many Ranji Trophy matches, slamming an unbeaten 142 in the second innings against Madhya Pradesh in a Group A cricket tie that ended in a draw at the Wankhede Stadium here today.

After Ranji stunner, Kashmir cricketers raring to go
After Ranji stunner, Kashmir cricketers raring to go

Brimming with confidence after worsting formidable Mumbai in the premier Ranji tournament, Jammu and Kashmir's cricket team that, in many ways, is representative of India's pluralism, is confident of doing even better with proper infrastructure and financial support.

Ranji Trophy: Suryakumar Yadav hits stroke-filled ton to help Mumbai dominate MP
Ranji Trophy: Suryakumar Yadav hits stroke-filled ton to help Mumbai dominate MP

Skipper Suryakumar Yadav struck a superb century, his sixth in first-class cricket and second of the season, while young opener Akhil Herwadkar missed his ton by just three runs as Mumbai dominated Madhya Pradesh on day one of the four-day Group A Ranji Trophy match here today.

Buoyant Mumbai take on struggling Madhya Pradesh
Buoyant Mumbai take on struggling Madhya Pradesh

Their campaign back on track after a wobbly start, 40-time champions Mumbai take on struggling Madhya Pradesh as marginal favourites in their fifth round Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match commencing at the Wankhede Stadium.

India origin SA umpire Paleker to officiate in Ranji Trophy matches
India origin SA umpire Paleker to officiate in Ranji Trophy matches

South Africa umpire of Indian origin, Allahuddien Paleker, is to officiate in the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match between Mumbai and Madhya Pradesh to be held at the Wankhede Stadium here from January 5-8.

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai replace injured Abhishek Nayar with Javed Khan
Ranji Trophy: Mumbai replace injured Abhishek Nayar with Javed Khan

Mumbai have replaced experienced and injured all-rounder Abhishek Nayar with Javed Khan for their fifth round Group A Ranji Trophy league cricket match against Madhya Pradesh at the Wankhede Stadium here from January 5-8.

J&K Governor to host Rasool-led Team at Raj Bhawan
J&K Governor to host Rasool-led Team at Raj Bhawan

Congratulating the state cricket team on its historic win over Mumbai in Ranji Trophy, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra is set to host the team at the Raj Bhawan here.

Sachin Tendulkar hails Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji win over Mumbai
Sachin Tendulkar hails Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji win over Mumbai

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday hailed Jammu and Kashmir cricket team's victory over 40-time champions Mumbai in their 2014-15 Ranji Trophy opener at the historic Wankhede Stadium.

Omar Abdullah congratulates J&K for Ranji triumph over Mumbai
Omar Abdullah congratulates J&K for Ranji triumph over Mumbai

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today congratulated the state cricket team for its historic win over 40-time Ranji champions Mumbai in a Group A match here.

Sachin Tendulkar talks to vanquished Mumbai players
Sachin Tendulkar talks to vanquished Mumbai players

 Sachin Tendulkar made an appearance at the Wankhede Stadium, scene of his emotional farewell from cricket in November last year, to talk to Mumbai Ranji Trophy team members after they were stunned by Jammu and Kashmir by four wickets in their season opening Group A game.

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai take on J&K in first-ever encounter
Ranji Trophy: Mumbai take on J&K in first-ever encounter

Seeking their 41st Ranji Trophy title, former champions Mumbai are to open their campaign against Group A minnows Jammu and Kashmir in the first-ever meeting between the two teams in 80 years of the tournament, here Sunday.

West hold upper hand over East in Deodhar final
West hold upper hand over East in Deodhar final

Defending champions and hosts West Zone will have a clear edge over strong challengers, East Zone when the two teams meet in the day/night final of the Deodhar Trophy inter-zonal limited over competition at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday.

Suryakumar Yadav-led Mumbai to open Ranji campaign against J&K on Dec 7
Suryakumar Yadav-led Mumbai to open Ranji campaign against J&K on Dec 7

Former champions Mumbai would be led by middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav in their Ranji Trophy season opener against Jammu and Kashmir at the Wankhede Stadium here from December 7-10.

Didn't know selectors were present: Baba Aparajith
Didn't know selectors were present: Baba Aparajith

After starring in South Zone's comprehensive 116-run victory with plenty of overs to spare over Central Zone in the Deodhar Trophy quarter final here on Saturday, century-maker Baba Aparajith said he was not aware the national selectors were watching the game.

Baba Aparajith ton helps South Zone whip Central to enter Deodhar Trophy semis
Baba Aparajith ton helps South Zone whip Central to enter Deodhar Trophy semis

Riding on Baba Aparajith's splendid century, South Zone crushed a hapless Central Zone by 116 runs with 13.3 overs to spare in the Deodhar Trophy quarter final at the Wankhede Stadium, here on Saturday.

Probe ordered into security lapse at Fadnavis swearing-in

Mumbai Police on Saturday ordered an inquiry into major security lapse during the swearing-in of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi inside Wankhede Stadium on October 31.

Man accused of breaching PM's security at Fadnavis oath ceremony arrested

Anil Mishra, the man accused of breaching Prime Minister Narendra Modi's security during the swearing-in ceremony of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was arrested on Friday.

Devendra Fadnavis fulfils Vajpayee's dream, becomes BJP's first CM in Maharashtra-Part 2

Devendra Fadnavis was sworn-in as the chief minister of the first BJP government in Maharashtra at a gala public function at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai.

Devendra Fadnavis fulfils Vajpayee's dream, becomes BJP's first CM in Maharashtra​

Devendra Fadnavis was sworn-in as the chief minister of the first BJP government in Maharashtra at a gala public function at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai.