Duleep Trophy: Jalaj Saxena, Naman Ojha sent North Zone bowlers on a leatherhunt
Duleep Trophy: Jalaj Saxena, Naman Ojha sent North Zone bowlers on a leatherhunt

Central Zone's MP duo of Jalaj Saxena and wicketkeeper batsman Naman Ojha took full advantage of dropped catches sending an inexperienced North Zone attack to the cleaners as they posted 344 for three at stumps, on the first day of their Duleep Trophy semi-final, here on Wednesday.

Rajasthan under-19 player slams record 18 sixes in double ton
Rajasthan under-19 player slams record 18 sixes in double ton

 A Rajasthan under-19 player named Aditya Garwal on Tuesday hit 18 sixes and 22 fours en route to a record brilliant unbeaten 263 off 151 balls against Railways in a Vinoo Mankad Trophy central zone one-day match here.

Harbhajan Singh to miss Duleep semi-final, Gautam Gambhir to captain North
Harbhajan Singh to miss Duleep semi-final, Gautam Gambhir to captain North

In a big setback for North Zone ahead of the Duleep Trophy semi-final against Central Zone, captain Harbhajan Singh has been forced to sit out due to viral fever as Gautam Gambhir will step in as the leader, here on Tuesday.

One held for betting in current India-England test series

A businessman was arrested here today for allegedly accepting betting from punters for the ongoing fourth Test Cricket Match between India and England, and Rs 92,000 cash and other material used in betting was seized from him, police said.

Ojha scalps six as South enter Duleep final with crushing win

Test specialist Pragyan Ojha`s deadly spell (6/48) of left-arm spin bowling enabled South Zone record a crushing innings and 38 runs victory over Central Zone to clinch a place in the Duleep Trophy final.

Duleep Trophy: Mukund, Aparajith`s ton give South Zone upperhand

Skipper Abhinav Mukund and Baba Aparajith smashed hundreds as South Zone took a firm grip of the Duleep trophy semifinal against Central Zone by reaching 479/9, which gave them a 258-run lead on the third and penultimate day of the match on Saturday.

South Zone on top against Central Zone in Duleep semis

South Zone took a commanding position in the Duleep Trophy semifinal as they skittled out Central Zone for a mere 209 before reaching 137 for two in reply on the second day of the match, on Friday.

South Zone takes on Central Zone in Duleep Trophy

After notching up a massive win over West Zone last week, South Zone will look for an encore when they clash with last year`s finalists, Central Zone in the second semifinal of the Duleep Trophy here on Thursday.

Yuvraj, Unmukt power North Zone to Deodhar Trophy final

Half-centuries by senior pro Yuvraj Singh and the talented Unmukt Chand helped North Zone cruise to a comfortable eight-wicket victory over Central Zone to enter the Deodhar Trophy final, here on Monday.

Deodhar Trophy in Guwahati from Sunday

The 2012-13 edition of the Prof. D.B. Deodhar Trophy will be played from March 10-13 at the Nehru Stadium, Guwahati.

Iresh, Anustup guide East to 2nd successive Duleep title

Bengal`s left-arm spinner Iresh Saxena and part-time leg-break bowler Anustup Majumdar shared nine wickets amongst themselves as East Zone won their second successive Duleep Trophy title beating Central Zone by virtue of 43-run first innings lead.

Central make early inroads as East crawl to 64/3 on Day 2

East Zone lost their top order batsmen after a cautious start, managing to reach 64 for three at stumps against Central Zone on the curtailed second day of the Duleep Trophy final here.

First day of final Duleep Trophy match washed out

Persistent rain has washed out the opening day`s play of the Duleep Trophy final match between Central Zone and East Zone without a ball being bowled here on Sunday.

Dinda is our biggest threat, says Central skipper Kaif

Central Zone skipper Mohammad Kaif today conceded that pacer Ashok Dinda will be the "biggest threat" for his team going into the Duleep trophy final against East Zone here tomorrow.

Rain may be a factor as East eye an encore in Duleep final

Defending champions East Zone will seek to do an encore when they meet an upbeat Central Zone in Duleep Trophy cricket tournament final which is a virtual replay of last edition played in Indore.

Bhuvneshwar, Rituraj take Central to Duleep Trophy

Bhuvneshwar Kumar played the innings of his first-class career as Central Zone made it to the Duleep Trophy final for the second successive year as they beat North Zone by virtue of 18-run first innings lead.

I wasn`t trying to prove a point to anyone, says Yuvraj

A lot of experts including former India captain Sourav Ganguly had questioned his early return to national team but Yuvraj Singh maintains that his double century in the Duleep Trophy match against Central Zone was not an answer to his critics.

Rajasthan beat Vidarbha by three wickets

Wicketkeeper-batsman Dishant Yagnik scored a fifty as Rajasthan eked out a narrow three-wicket win over hosts Vidarbha in the Central Zone leg of Vijay Hazare Trophy on Monday.

East create history to win maiden Duleep Trophy title

East Zone kept their date with history as they crushed Central Zone by an innings and 20 runs to win their maiden Duleep Trophy title in an emphatic manner on Tuesday.

Brilliant Wriddhiman puts East in driver`s seat

Wriddhiman Saha carried his rich vein of form and struck a fantastic 170 to put East Zone in a commanding position against Central Zone at stumps, on the second day of their Duleep Trophy final on Monday.