With domestic season set to kick off in another month and a half's time, the future of top Rajasthan cricketers like Pankaj Singh, Robin Bist and Ashok Menaria hangs in balance as it is difficult for them to even get an inter-state transfer to play for any other state.
Australia captain Michael Clarke batted with a broken shoulder on the recent tour of South Africa and has been advised to rest, ruling him out of the domestic first class final later this week, Cricket Australia said on Monday.
Australia will play a number of first-class matches in the domestic Sheffield Shield competition under lights next week as a trial for playing day-night test cricket, Cricket Australia said on Saturday.
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.
Youngsters Sudip Chatterjee and Abhimanyu Easwaran, showed maturity beyond years with a brilliant 163-run partnership before another familiar middle-order collapse saw Bengal end the day at 274 for eight against Railways in the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal here Wednesday.
Out-of-form Suryakumar Yadav notched up a timely, counter-attacking hundred to steer defending champions Mumbai to 306 for seven against Maharashtra in their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match at Wankhede Stadium here Wednesday.
Punjab captain Harbhajan Singh made a superb return to competitive cricket as he smashed 92 off only 80 balls to rescue his team from a precarious position against an impressive Jammu and Kashmir bowling attack on the first day of the Ranji Trophy quarter-final here Wednesday.
Virender Sehwag`s string of poor scores in domestic cricket is likely to affect his chances of bagging a lucrative deal in the IPL VII as it looks highly unlikely that he would be retained by his current franchise Delhi Daredevils.
Stuart Binny celebrated his maiden call-up to the Indian ODI squad by scoring a fluent 88 on a slow and low Ferozeshah Kotla wicket here Tuesday, pushing Karnataka past Delhi’s 202 on day two of the Group A match in Ranji Trophy.
Medium pacers Paidikalva Vijaykumar and Kakani Harish shared seven wickets between them as Andhra reduced Tripura to 165 for 9 in the first innings on the opening day of their Group C Ranji Trophy match, here Sunday.