Ranji Trophy starts from Dec 7, Karnataka, Mumbai in Group A

The BCCI tournament committee has decided to kick start the current domestic season with the Duleep Trophy starting October 15 while the prestigious Ranji Trophy will start from December 7 and continue till March 12.

BCCI aims to double title sponsorship earnings from 2015

The Cricket Board (BCCI) has decided to invite title sponsorship bids for its international and domestic matches for six months only as it expects to earn considerably more from 2015 when the new Future Tours Programme of the ICC kicks in.

BCCI invites bids for title sponsorship

With another season of hectic cricket in progress, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today invited title sponsorship bids for its international and domestic matches.

Rahane`s debut ton extremely important for his career: Amre

Ajinkya Rahane`s maiden Test century in the ongoing second Test against New Zealand is a crucial milestone in his fledgling Test career, feels his former coach Pravin Amre.

Vinay scalps six to restrict Rest of India

Skipper R. Vinay Kumar grabbed 6/47 and bowled Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka into a sound position against Rest of India, who were all out for 201 despite a valiant 91 by Dinesh Karthik on Day 1 of the Irani Cup here on Sunday.

Every match is an opportunity to get better, says Harbhajan Singh

Rest of India captain Harbhajan Singh today doesn`t want to put too much pressure on himself thinking about his national comeback although he termed each and every match as "an opportunity to do well" in order to get back into the national team.

Karnataka has advantage over Rest of India: Vinay Kumar

Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar today said his side has an advantage over Rest of India in the Irani Cup as it has been been playing as an unit, unlike their opponents who have come together to play this one-off match.

Irani Cup: Karnataka vs ROI - Preview

Riding high on confidence after winning the Ranji Trophy for the seventh time, Karnataka would be looking to add the Irani Cup to their silverware as they take on Rest of India in the traditional five-day match commencing at the Mangalam Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Sunday.

Harbhajan, Gambhir face acid test as ROI face Karnataka

Veterans Harbhajan Singh and Gautam Gambhir face a stern test as the duo will aim at resurrecting their international careers when Rest of India take on Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka in the Irani Cup, here tomorrow.

Indian squad for ICC World T20, Asia Cup to be picked in Bangalore

The Indian squad for next month`s ICC World T20 Championship and the Asia Cup starting later this month, both to be held in Bangladesh, will be picked during the upcoming Irani Cup clash in Bangalore.

Irani Cup: A golden opportunity for Harbhajan to make a comeback

As the Indian spinners are under scrutiny for their poor show overseas, it`s an excellent opportunity for `The Turbanator` to knock the doors of the selectors.

I`ll prove myself if I get chance against Australia: Raina

Having scored a solid 134 for Rest of India against Mumbai today, Suresh Raina insisted that he would make it count if he is recalled to the Indian squad against Australia in the upcoming four-Test series, commencing in Chennai later this month.

Irani Cup: Raina`s century puts RoI in driving seat

Suresh Raina`s brilliant 134 off 169 balls helped Rest of India (ROI) post a massive first innings score of 526 all out against Mumbai in the Irani Cup here Thursday.

I can`t sit thinking why I am not playing Tests: Vijay

Despite being a prolific scorer in domestic cricket, Murali Vijay has played only 12 Test for India in the more than four years but the Chennai batsman says it makes sense in moving forward than staying demoralised.

Virender Sehwag out of Irani Cup due to upset stomach

The Rest of India cricket team suffered a massive blow just before the start of its Irani Cup match against Mumbai as skipper Virender Sehwag was ruled out due to an upset stomach.

I want to do something special, says Harbhajan

Harbhajan Singh termed the Irani Cup match as the "biggest" he could have got in recent times as the off-spinner intends to stage a comeback to the Indian cricket team for the upcoming four-match Test series against Australia.

Unfit Zaheer to miss Irani Cup tie

Zaheer Khan was on Wednesday not picked by newly crowned Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai for their five-day Irani Cup match against the Rest of India.

Irani Cup: Sehwag to captain Rest of India; Bhajji, Sreesanth in

Out-of-favour in ODIs, Virender Sehwag was today named the captain of the Rest of India (ROI) squad for the Airtel Irani Cup match against Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai to be held at the Wankhede Stadium from February 6 to 10.

Kanitkar blames batsmen for a dismal show against ROI

Having lost to Rest of India in the Irani Cup match, Rajasthan skipper Hrishikesh Kanitkar today said that his batsmen failed to spend time in the middle and that proved to be costly for the team.

Big win for Rest of India in Irani Cup

Rest of India notched up a comprehensive innings and 75 runs victory over Ranji Trophy champion Rajasthan on the fourth day of the Irani Cup match on Monday.