East Zone defeat West by 24 runs to regain Deodhar title
East Zone defeat West by 24 runs to regain Deodhar title

East Zone put up a sterling all-round display to defeat holders West Zone by 24 runs in a keenly contested day/night final of the Deodhar Trophy, regaining the limited-over inter zonal title after a gap of ten seasons.

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.

I wish to get a longer stint in the Indian team: Manoj Tiwary
I wish to get a longer stint in the Indian team: Manoj Tiwary

He has been in and out of the team for some time now but Manoj Tiwary is hopeful that his consistent performances in domestic cricket will help him get a longer rope with the Indian team.

Smashing Manoj Tiwary takes East Zone to Deodhar Trophy final
Smashing Manoj Tiwary takes East Zone to Deodhar Trophy final

Skipper Manoj Tiwary continued his blazing form in domestic competitions with a magnificent 151 that powered East Zone to a comfortable 52-run win over North in the Deodhar Trophy semi-final, here on Sunday.

Gritty East Zone take on formidable North in Deodhar Trophy semis
Gritty East Zone take on formidable North in Deodhar Trophy semis

A depleted East Zone squad led by Manoj Tiwary will take on a much-fancied North Zone side captained by Harbhajan Singh in the semi-final of the Deodhar Trophy here on Sunday.

Dalmiya extends support to Srinivasan ahead of BCCI elections
Dalmiya extends support to Srinivasan ahead of BCCI elections

In what would come as a shot in the arm for N Srinivasan, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President Jagmohan Dalmiya has extended East Zone's support to the embattled BCCI President, who is seeking a third term as the Board chief, by signing the nomination papers for the December 17 elections.

Bengal beat Assam by 18 runs in Vijay Hazare Trophy
Bengal beat Assam by 18 runs in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Already assured of a place in the knock-out stage, Bengal rode on opener Shreevats Goswami's fluent 133 to beat Assam by 18 runs in a high-scoring East Zone match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, here on Friday.

Tripura lose to Odisha by 3 runs in Vijay Hazare
Tripura lose to Odisha by 3 runs in Vijay Hazare

 Tripura saw four run outs in their innings as the Yogesh Takawale-led side fell short by 3 runs in a low-scoring thriller against Odisha in an East Zone Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day match, here on Tuesday.

Assam beat Tripura by seven wickets as opener Aziz shines
Assam beat Tripura by seven wickets as opener Aziz shines

 Opener Parvez Aziz scored 72 as Assam notched up a comfortable seven-wicket win over minnows Tripura in an East Zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, here on Friday.

Shreevats, Veer Pratap shine as Bengal beat Odisha by 25 runs
Shreevats, Veer Pratap shine as Bengal beat Odisha by 25 runs

Pint-sized opener Shreevats Goswami and new ball bowler Veer Pratap Singh produced impressive performances as Bengal comfortably beat Odisha by 25 runs to kick-start their campaign in the East Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Laxmi Ratan Shukla retained as Bengal captain for Vijay Hazare Trophy
Laxmi Ratan Shukla retained as Bengal captain for Vijay Hazare Trophy

 Bengal on Monday picked a 16-member squad led by Laxmi Ratan Shukla for the first two matches in the East Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here.

Bishan Singh Bedi meets Pragyan Ojha, terms wearing half sleeves 'brave move'
Bishan Singh Bedi meets Pragyan Ojha, terms wearing half sleeves 'brave move'

Under scanner left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha on Sunday found a surprise visitor in legendary Bishan Singh Bedi, who dropped in at the Feroz Shah Kotla on the final day of the Duleep Trophy final to have an interactive session with him and three others.

Wriddhiman Saha's fitness report awaited
Wriddhiman Saha's fitness report awaited

The Indian selectors will be awaiting Wriddhiman Saha's fitness report before searching for a replacement after the East Zone wicketkeeper-batsman injured his thumb during the Duleep Trophy semi-final, here on Friday.

South storm into Duleep final with crushing win

South Zone took just 40 minutes into the third morning to decimate East Zone by an innings and 118 runs en route their entry into Duleep Trophy final, here.

Upbeat East take on South Zone in the Duleep semi-final
Upbeat East take on South Zone in the Duleep semi-final

 After registering an impressive come-from-behind win in their quarter-final against West Zone, a supremely confident East Zone side will take on a last edition's joint champions South Zone in the Duleep Trophy semi-final, from Wednesday.

Duleep Trophy: Ankit Bawne ton gives West Zone 1st innings lead, Cheteshwar Pujara fails
Duleep Trophy: Ankit Bawne ton gives West Zone 1st innings lead, Cheteshwar Pujara fails

Maharashtra batsman Ankit Bawne scored a gutsy century under pressure as West Zone took a vital 43-run first innings lead against East Zone on the second day of the Duleep Trophy quarter-final, here today.

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.