IPL: Dinesh Karthik fined 20 percent of match fees for poor conduct
IPL: Dinesh Karthik fined 20 percent of match fees for poor conduct

 Royal Challengers Bangalore wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik was fined 20 per cent of his match fee for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct during his team's match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, last Friday.

Wriddhiman Saha deserves to be 'keeper in Tests for next 5 years: Virat Kohli
Wriddhiman Saha deserves to be 'keeper in Tests for next 5 years: Virat Kohli

India's Test captain Virat Kohli feels that it will be difficult to replace someone like Mahendra Singh Dhoni but Wriddhiman Saha according to him "deserves" to don the big gloves for the national team for the "next five to six years".

IPL 8: Stars yet to prove their worth this season

Stars yet to prove their worth this season

IPL 8: Big buys Yuvraj Singh, Dinesh Karthik struggling to get going
IPL 8: Big buys Yuvraj Singh, Dinesh Karthik struggling to get going

Two players, who were bought for big money at the Indian Premier League auction are struggling to justify the huge amount spent on them for the eighth edition of the hugely popular Twenty20 tournament.

Classy Karnataka beat Tamil Nadu to clinch eighth Ranji title
Classy Karnataka beat Tamil Nadu to clinch eighth Ranji title

Defending champions Karnataka clinched their eighth Ranji Trophy title today as they thrashed their southern opponents Tamil Nadu by an innings and 217 runs on the last day of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament final at the Wankhede stadium here.

Ranji Trophy final: Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu - Preview
Ranji Trophy final: Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu - Preview

Looking to retain the title, defending champions Karnataka will face an uphill task against the formidable Tamil Nadu in the final of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament at the Wankhede Stadium, here on Sunday.

Dinesh Karthik century puts TN in command in Ranji
Dinesh Karthik century puts TN in command in Ranji

Dinesh Karthik struck a solid 113 as Tamil Nadu put themselves in command against Maharashtra despite their slow-and-steady approach on an innocuous Eden Gardens pitch on day two of their Ranji Trophy cricket semifinal against Maharashtra here.

Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu crawl to 192/3 on day one against Maharashtra
Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu crawl to 192/3 on day one against Maharashtra

Tamil Nadu's Vijay Shankar added a much-needed life into an otherwise boring batting display, with an unbeaten half-century on the opening day of their semifinal against Maharashtra in the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament here on Wednesday.

Ranji Trophy: Karthik, Shankar virually ensure semifinal berth for TN
Ranji Trophy: Karthik, Shankar virually ensure semifinal berth for TN

 Dinesh Karthik (64) and Vijay Shankar (82) hit half-centuries to ward off a scare caused by an inspired spell by S S Bandiwar (3/31), to virtually ensure a semifinal berth for Tamil Nadu on the fourth day of their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal clash against Vidarbha here on Thursday.

IPL 8 auction: List of 10 most expensive players
IPL 8 auction: List of 10 most expensive players

While Yuvraj Singh once again broke all the records at the IPL 8 auction, here is a list of some other players for whom the franchises splurged a lot of money.

IPL 8 auction: Delhi Daredevils buy Yuvraj Singh for 16 crores

In the fresh auction, India discard Yuvraj Singh was bought by Delhi Daredevils for a whopping sum of Rs 16 crores!

IPL 8 auction: Daredevils splurge 16 crores for Yuvraj Singh; no buyers for Kumar Sangakkara, Hashim Amla
IPL 8 auction: Daredevils splurge 16 crores for Yuvraj Singh; no buyers for Kumar Sangakkara, Hashim Amla

In the fresh auction, India discard Yuvraj Singh, England discard Kevin Pietersen and wicketkeeper batsman Dinesh Karthik along with South African cricketer Hashim Amla have attracted the highest base price of Rs 2 crore.

Yuvraj Singh , Hashim Amla among big stars to go under IPL hammer tomorrow
Yuvraj Singh , Hashim Amla among big stars to go under IPL hammer tomorrow

Top cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Hashim Amla will be the star attractions in IPL 8 auctions that will see quite a few Indian and International players going under the hammer here on Monday.

Revitalised Dinesh Karthik looking forward to IPL auction
Revitalised Dinesh Karthik looking forward to IPL auction

Dinesh Karthik's current form makes him a hot buy at the IPL auction on Monday and the revitalised wicket-keeper batsman says he would prefer to be part of a winning team rather than being paid the big bucks in an unsuccessful campaign like the one he endured last season.

Ranji Trophy: Murali Vijay helps Tamil Nadu qualify for quarterfinals
Ranji Trophy: Murali Vijay helps Tamil Nadu qualify for quarterfinals

Opener Murali Vijay's unbeaten 104 on the fourth and final day helped Tamil Nadu trounce Baroda by seven wickets and qualify for the Ranji Trophy cricket quarterfinals, here on Monday.

IPL auction to be held on February 16; Yuvraj Singh, Kevin Pietersen, Hashim Amla attract highest base price
IPL auction to be held on February 16; Yuvraj Singh, Kevin Pietersen, Hashim Amla attract highest base price

The Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction will be held on February 16 in Bangalore.

Ranji Trophy: Rahil Shah slays Mumbai on day one
Ranji Trophy: Rahil Shah slays Mumbai on day one

Tamil Nadu were just six runs short of taking the first innings lead against Mumbai after left arm spinner Rahil Shah ripped through the visitors' batting line-up with a seven-wicket haul on day one of the Ranji Trophy Group A cricket match here today.

Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik rescues Tamil Nadu against Bengal with unbeaten century
Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik rescues Tamil Nadu against Bengal with unbeaten century

Dinesh Karthik followed his first innings 92 with a match-saving 103 not out in the second to help Tamil Nadu walk away with one point against Bengal in their Ranji Trophy Group A cricket fixture here today.

Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik takes TN to 208/5 after Ashok Dinda's initial 3-wkt burst
Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik takes TN to 208/5 after Ashok Dinda's initial 3-wkt burst

Bengal bowlers once again frittered away the advantage as Dinesh Karthik's swift counterattacking knock saw Tamil Nadu finish first day's play at 208 for five in a Ranji Trophy cricket match here today.

Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik scores a ton as Tamil Nadu get a point versus MP

Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik finally found some form going his way as his 20th first-class century helped hosts Tamil Nadu earn a point against Madhya Pradesh in a Ranji Trophy cricket match, here today.