Ranji Trophy: Raliways run into mighty Karnataka at home
Ranji Trophy: Raliways run into mighty Karnataka at home

A resilient Railways will have to dig deep to stop the onslaught of defending champions Karnataka in their home Ranji Trophy cricket tie beginning at the Karnail Singh Stadium here on Sunday.

Close shave for Manoj Tiwary after he is hit by bouncer
Close shave for Manoj Tiwary after he is hit by bouncer

Bengal's premier batsman Manoj Tiwary, who is one of India's 30 probables for the World Cup, had a close shave after being hit by an Abhimanyu Mithun rising delivery on the final day of his team's Ranji Trophy cricket match against Karnataka at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday.

Wasim Jaffer out with injury for Mumbai's next two Ranji Trophy games
Wasim Jaffer out with injury for Mumbai's next two Ranji Trophy games

Mumbai's premier batsman Wasim Jaffer has suffered an injury and has been ruled out for both the upcoming Ranji trophy matches against Railways and Uttar Pradesh.

India vs Sri Lanka: Still have lots to achieve, says Rohit Sharma after record double ton
India vs Sri Lanka: Still have lots to achieve, says Rohit Sharma after record double ton

He is the first batsman to notch up two double hundreds in ODI cricket but Rohit Sharma says he has a lot more to achieve in the game as expectations and responsibilities are only going to increase as he progresses in his career.

It's embarrassing not to be competing against India: Angelo Mathews
It's embarrassing not to be competing against India: Angelo Mathews

Trounced by team India for the fourth consecutive time in the five-match ODI series, a livid Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews Thursday conceded it was "embarrassing" for the islanders not to have competed at all.

Pleasing to have stayed for 50 overs: Rohit Sharma
Pleasing to have stayed for 50 overs: Rohit Sharma

Having scored a record-breaking ODI double century at the Eden Gardens here against the visiting Sri Lankans, India batting star Rohit Sharma said staying at the crease for the entire 50 overs was the most pleasing thing.

Indian tour has hurt Lanka's World Cup preparation: Arjuna Ranatunga
Indian tour has hurt Lanka's World Cup preparation: Arjuna Ranatunga

Refusing to blame the players for the ODI debacle in India, World Cup winning former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga said the country's administrators are responsible for the fiasco which has disturbed the team's World Cup preparations as well.

India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma becomes first player to hit two double-hundreds in ODI
India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma becomes first player to hit two double-hundreds in ODI

Rohit Sharma on Thursday returns to International cricket with a sublime double hundred against Sri Lanka at Kolkata's historic Eden Gardens. He also becomes the first player to hit 250 and two double hundreds in an One Day International. He scored his first ODI double against Australia last November.

India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma returns to international fold with sublime hundred
India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma returns to international fold with sublime hundred

Rohit Sharma returns to International cricket with a sublime century against Sri Lanka at Kolkata's historic Eden Gardens. The right-handed batsman was batting on run-a-ball 100, helping India compile runs after losing two quick wickets in Ajinkya Rahane and Ambati Rayadu. It's his fifth ODI hundred. India were 177 for two after 31 overs with skipper Virat Kohli unbeaten on 36.

India deserve number one ODI ranking: Sourav Ganguly
India deserve number one ODI ranking: Sourav Ganguly

 With three back-to-back series wins, India deserved to be the number one side in the ICC ODI rankings, said former captain Sourav Ganguly here on Tuesday.

Eden Gardens is only second best to Lord's: Dilip Vengsarkar
Eden Gardens is only second best to Lord's: Dilip Vengsarkar

Paying glowing tribute to Eden Gardens, former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar on Tuesday rated the stadium as only second-best to the iconic Lord's Cricket Ground in London.

BCCI flourished in Eden, but hijacked by TN: Bishan Singh Bedi
BCCI flourished in Eden, but hijacked by TN: Bishan Singh Bedi

 Taking at dig at Indian Cricket Board's president-in-exile N Srinivasan, spin legend Bishan Singh Bedi on Tuesday said it was a mystery to see the BCCI, which was born in Delhi and flourished at the Eden Gardens here, being hijacked by Tamil Nadu.

Hoping to get some purchase from Eden Gardens strip: Ajantha Mendis
Hoping to get some purchase from Eden Gardens strip: Ajantha Mendis

 Hosts India might have outplayed them in the first three ODIs but Sri Lankan team management is keen to include the experienced spinner in the playing XI for the fourth ODI scheduled on Thursday.

India vs Sri Lanka: Indian cricketers arrive in Kolkata for 4th ODI
India vs Sri Lanka: Indian cricketers arrive in Kolkata for 4th ODI

Having clinched the five-match series, a confident Indian team, sans stand-in skipper Virat Kohli, and the Sri Lankan cricketers arrived here late last night for the fourth ODI scheduled to be held at the Eden Gardens on Thursday.

Eden Gardens may host fourth India-Sri Lanka ODI
Eden Gardens may host fourth India-Sri Lanka ODI

It's not official yet, but Eden Gardens is in line to host the fourth one-dayer on November 13 in the upcoming stop gap five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka.

CAB puts 18,000 tickets on public sale for 5th India-West Indies ODI
CAB puts 18,000 tickets on public sale for 5th India-West Indies ODI

Cricket aficionados will have the opportunity to buy about 18,000 tickets, almost double the numbers earlier sold in counters, with lukewarm response from the affiliated units for the India-West Indies fifth and final one-dayer here on October 20.

Sachin Tendulkar the centre of attraction in Indian Super League opening
Sachin Tendulkar the centre of attraction in Indian Super League opening

The presence of biggies from Bollywood, sports and business world notwithstanding, it was Sachin Tendulkar who stole the show at the gala opening ceremony of the Indian Super League.

VVS Laxman to deliver Pataudi lecture at Eden
VVS Laxman to deliver Pataudi lecture at Eden

 VVS Laxman is all set to renew his connection with Eden Gardens as the former middle order batsman has been chosen to deliver the MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture here on October 19.

CAB may invite Asif Iqbal for Eden's 150th year celebrations
CAB may invite Asif Iqbal for Eden's 150th year celebrations

The Cricket Association of Bengal officials are planning to rope in a clutch of former international cricketers including former Pakistan captain Asif Iqbal during an 'International Seminar' in December to commemorate the 150th year of Eden Gardens' inception.

Pataudi Lecture to be held on October 19
Pataudi Lecture to be held on October 19

The third edition of the annual Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture will be held here on October 19, on the eve of the India-West Indies fifth ODI.