AIU bans 3 archers for three years for no show in Universiade
AIU bans 3 archers for three years for no show in Universiade

Cracking the whip on the three archers who missed the bronze medal play-off during the recently-concluded World University Games, the Association of Indian Universities has banned them and their coach for three years, besides asking them to return the money spent on them.

Karnataka ​thrash Rest of India to retain Irani Cup
Karnataka ​thrash Rest of India to retain Irani Cup

Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka retained the Irani Cup by defeating Rest of India by 246 runs on the fourth and penultimate day here on Friday.

Players eye impressive show in Irani Cup, revive careers
Players eye impressive show in Irani Cup, revive careers

The likes of Robin Uthappa and Kedar Jadhav will be eyeing to resurrect their international careers, before embarking on high-octane IPL contest, when Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka and Rest of India (RoI) lock horns in the Irani Cup here Tuesday.

Ranji Trophy: Jiwanjot Singh, Uday Kaul half centuries take Punjab to 219/4
Ranji Trophy: Jiwanjot Singh, Uday Kaul half centuries take Punjab to 219/4

Openers Jiwanjot Singh and Uday Kaul hit half centuries as Punjab reached 219 for 4 in their first innings in reply to Gujarat's mammoth 513 for 8 on the third day of their Ranji Trophy cricket match here today.

Ranji Trophy: Haryana take slight lead over Punjab
Ranji Trophy: Haryana take slight lead over Punjab

 Jayant Yadav scored an unbeaten half-century as Haryana managed to take a slender 10-run first-innings lead over Punjab on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match here on Monday.

Tiwary, Ojha fine show take India A to 304/6 against Aus A

Captain Manoj Tiwary (83) and Naman Ojha (82 batting) hit aggressive half centuries to rescue India A from initial wobble and take them to a comfortable 304 for six on the opening day of the first four-day match against Australia A here today.

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.

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.

Ranji Trophy semifinal: Vinay Kumar effects Punjab collapse, as hosts hit back at the fag end

Hosts Punjab frittered away the advantage of solid opening stand as they were all out for 270 as Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar ran through the middle-order with a five-wicket haul in the Ranji Trophy semi-final here on Sunday.

Punjab get slender lead after Parvez Rasool fights back for J&K with sparkling century

Skipper Perveez Rasool led from the front with a scintillating century as Jammu and Kashmir fought back gallantly to leave their Ranji Trophy quarter-final match against strong contenders Punjab evenly poised here on Thursday.

Punjab gain upper hand as Delhi lose three wickets for 60 runs

Three wickets in the final session provided the Punjab team a clear edge over hosts Delhi in a Ranji Trophy group A encounter which looks poised for an exciting finish here on Wednesday.

Punjab make a comeback as Jiwanjot Singh scores a ton

A collective effort by Punjab saw them make an impressive comeback in the Ranji Trophy group league encounter against Delhi on Monday with opener Jiwanjot Singh scoring a century on a lively track where his senior colleague Yuvraj Singh came a cropper for the second time.

Punjab vs Vidarbha Ranji match ends in a draw

Jiwanjot Singh and Uday Kaul notched up a double hundred and century respectively but Punjab had little else to cheer as they had to settle with just one point after their Ranji Trophy Group A match against Vidarbha ended in a draw on Monday.

Jiwanjot`s breezy ton highlight of 3rd day`s play

Opener Jiwanjot Singh smashed an unbeaten century to help Punjab produce a much-improved batting show and score 330 for one in their second innings against Vidarbha at stumps on Day 3 of the Ranji Trophy Group C match, which is heading towards a dull draw, here on sunday.

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.

Punjab fight back through Yuvraj, Jiwanjot

Yuvraj Singh today responded his exclusion from the national side with a timely century as Punjab ended the Day three at 354 for eight following-on, with an overall lead of 179 in their Group A Ranji Trophy match against Madhya Pradesh here.

I want to play like Tendulkar, says Punjab rookie Jiwanjot

Punjab`s opening batsman Jiwanjot Singh, who made an impressive debut in Ranji Trophy against Hyderabad last month by notching a double century, said he would like to play like his role model Sachin Tendulkar.

Punjab crush Rajasthan by 9 wickets for fourth outright win

Young opener Jiwanjot Singh struck his third century in his fifth first-class game as Punjab defeated Rajasthan by nine wickets to register their fourth outright win and remain on top of Group A in the Ranji Trophy.

Ranji Trophy 2012: Kaul`s 96 gives Punjab first innings lead

Punjab rode on Uday Kaul`s unbeaten 96 to take the vital first innings lead against Railways at the end of the second day in a Ranji Trophy Group A match, here on Sunday.

Punjab batsmen humiliate Bengal bowlers to score 579/7 decl

After Jiwanjot Singh and Mayank Sidhana, it was turn of Punjab`s wicketkeeper-batsman Uday Kaul to add insult to Bengal`s injury with a fine 165 not out as home team piled up a massive 579 for seven declared with an eye on another outright win with bonus points.