Know how Durga Puja is celebrated in East India

It's that time of the year for the Bengali Hindus and Assamese, who wake up to the `Dhak`(drum) beats every morning, following the ten-day long festival of Durga Puja. One is lost in worship, and in life and soul. A deep sense of pride and enthusiasm takes over you.

BCCI Constitution amended for Jaitley not Srinivasan: Shashank Manohar
BCCI Constitution amended for Jaitley not Srinivasan: Shashank Manohar

Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar on Saturday said that the amendment of the BCCI constituition in 2012 regarding president's post was done to ensure that BJP heavyweight Arun Jaitley became board chief in 2014 instead of N Srinivasan going for a second term.

N Srinivasan will contest for BCCI's President post this year too
N Srinivasan will contest for BCCI's President post this year too

International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan will contest for Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)'s President post this year as well. As per the rotation policy of the board, currently it's East Zone turn to nominate their representative for BCCI's president.

Bengal beat Odisha, emerge East Zone league toppers

Bengal recorded a facile nine-run victory over Odisha to emerge as East Zone league toppers and enter the main round of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament, at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday.

Bengal beat Assam by 44 runs

Skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla struck an unbeaten 53 to set up former champions Bengal`s 44-run win over Assam in the East Zone league match for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament at Eden Gardens today.

In-form Bengal favourites in T20 East Zone

Former champions Bengal will take on Assam, while Odisha will face Tripura to begin the East Zone leg of the T20 tournament for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, here on Tuesday.

North Zone post 591-8 decl; East Zone reach 32/1 on day 3

Ian Dev Singh posted a scintillating 145, while Rajat Paliwal and Nitin Saini also scored unbeaten centuries as North Zone amassed a mamoth 591 for eight declared in their first innings against East Zone on the third day of the Duleep Trophy on Saturday.

Assam, Jharkhand register big wins

Rajesh Boro and Rituraj Boro scored a hat-trick each as Assam raced to a 16-0 win over Tripura in their opening Pool B league game of the 3rd Hockey India Sub-Junior Men`s National Championship (East Zone) at Nagaon on Wednesday.

Odisha, Bengal qualify for knockout stage from East Zone

Rookie left-arm pacer Suryakant Pradhan claimed three wickets to help Odisha beat Bengal by 34 runs and top the table in the East Zone leg of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament on Thursday.

Aparajith hits a ton as South Zone enter Deodhar semis

Young Baba Aparajith scored his maiden century in limited overs cricket as South Zone beat East by 11 runs in the Deodhar Trophy quarter-final, here on Sunday.

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.

Former East Zone speedster Sekhar Sinha dies of cancer

Former East Zone fast bowler Sekhar Sinha has died of cancer at a hospital in Mumbai, family sources said on Friday.

Tanmay keeps Central Zone`s hopes alive

Opener Tanmay Srivastava kept Central Zone`s hopes of Duleep Trophy title alive with a patient 46 not out as his side ended the fourth day of the summit clash against East Zone at 74 for two in their first innings here today.

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.

Seven-star Dinda takes East to Duleep Trophy final

Bengal speedster Ashok Dinda`s hostile spell of fast bowling helped defending champions East Zone reach the final of the Duleep Trophy for the second successive time after beating South by virtue of 23-run first innings lead.

East enjoys 152-run lead over South on day 3 in Duleep Trophy

The first semifinal of the Duleep Trophy between defnding champions East Zone and South Zone is interestingly poised with the former scoring 126 for six in their second innings to enjoy a slender 152-run lead at stumps on day 3 here today.

Saurabh Tiwary keeps East in hunt for Duleep final berth

Orissa all-rounder Biplab Samantray`s fine spell kept defending champions East Zone in hunt for a berth in Duleep Trophy final as South were precariously placed at 134 for five at stumps on the second day after bowling out their opponents for 267.

Saba Karim looks forward to `big challenge`

Terming his new job as a selector from East Zone as a "big challenge", former India stumper Saba Karim Thursday expressed happiness over his appointment and said he is looking forward to the new challenge.