Shukla to lead Bengal in Sri Lanka
Shukla to lead Bengal in Sri Lanka

Kolkata, Aug 10 (Bengal will warm up for the upcoming Ranji Trophy cricket season with a fortnight long tour of Sri Lanka comprising two four-day and three one-day fixtures against SL Combined XI from August 30-September 13.

In the red, Cricket Association of Bengal to check on spending
In the red, Cricket Association of Bengal to check on spending

Stumped by a deficit of Rs 3.70 crore in the last financial year, the Cricket Association of Bengal will now have budget in place for all its sub-committees to check on its spending.

IPL 8: Bipul Sharma replaces Laxmi Ratan Shukla in Sunrisers Hyderabad squad
IPL 8: Bipul Sharma replaces Laxmi Ratan Shukla in Sunrisers Hyderabad squad

 Bipul Sharma has replaced an 'ill' Laxmi Ratan Shukla in the Sunrisers Hyderabad squad for the ongoing Indian Premier League.

Bengal's Ashok Dinda rested for Mushtaq Ali T20
Bengal's Ashok Dinda rested for Mushtaq Ali T20

Bengal pace spearhead Ashok Dinda was rested for the upcoming East Zone leg of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 cricket tournament to be held in Odisha.

India Post rolls out Cricket World Cup souvenir sheets
India Post rolls out Cricket World Cup souvenir sheets

In order to celebrate the ongoing cricket World Cup where India is the defending champion, India Post has come up with something cricket enthusiasts can treasure for life - souvenir sheets on the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

Ranji Trophy: Angry Railways captain speaks to match referee on Eden strip
Ranji Trophy: Angry Railways captain speaks to match referee on Eden strip

Unhappy with the Eden Gardens strip, an angry Railways captain Mahesh Rawat spoke to the match referee Prakash J Bhat and expressed his displeasure about the pitch on offer for their do-or-die Ranji Trophy cricket match against Bengal starting tomorrow in Kolkata.

Bengal, Railways clash in must-win Ranji Trophy match
Bengal, Railways clash in must-win Ranji Trophy match

With time running out fast for both the teams, Bengal and Railways will face off tomorrow in a must-win match to keep themselves in contention for quarters of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament.

UP host Bengal in Ranji Trophy
UP host Bengal in Ranji Trophy

Uttar Pradesh host Bengal in a Ranji Trophy battle of struggling cricket teams beginning at the Mohan Meakin ground here on Wednesday.

Oz-returned Wriddhiman Saha slams unbeaten ton to lift Bengal from trouble in Ranji Trophy
Oz-returned Wriddhiman Saha slams unbeaten ton to lift Bengal from trouble in Ranji Trophy

Not less than 48 hours after returning from the gruelling tour to Australia, wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha slammed an unbeaten century to script Bengal's stunning comeback against Jammu and Kashmir on the opening day of a Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match here today.

Ranji Trophy: Bengal look to bounce back against struggling J&K in Ranji
Ranji Trophy: Bengal look to bounce back against struggling J&K in Ranji

Boosted by Sourav Ganguly's pep talk and the return of Wriddhiman Saha, Bengal will look to bounce back by logging six points against a struggling Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in their Ranji Trophy cricket Group A match here on Tuesday.

Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik takes TN to 208/5 after Ashok Dinda's initial 3-wkt burst
Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik takes TN to 208/5 after Ashok Dinda's initial 3-wkt burst

Bengal bowlers once again frittered away the advantage as Dinesh Karthik's swift counterattacking knock saw Tamil Nadu finish first day's play at 208 for five in a Ranji Trophy cricket match here today.

Upbeat Mumbai take on off-colour Bengal in Ranji tie
Upbeat Mumbai take on off-colour Bengal in Ranji tie

Having put their campaign back on track with a convincing win against Uttar Pradesh, 40-time champions Mumbai will take on an out-of-sorts Bengal in a group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, here on Sunday.

All eyes on young Sudeep Chatterjee as Bengal seek revenge against Karnataka
All eyes on young Sudeep Chatterjee as Bengal seek revenge against Karnataka

All eyes will be on Bengal's newest batting sensation Sudeep Chatterjee as the hosts will have revenge on mind as they take on defending champions Karnataka in a second round group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, here on Sunday.

Ranji Trophy: Skipper's knock by Laxmi Ratan Shukla gives Bengal three points vs Baroda
Ranji Trophy: Skipper's knock by Laxmi Ratan Shukla gives Bengal three points vs Baroda

Skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla (105 no) scored his ninth century in first-class cricket as Bengal started their campaign on a positive note logging three points in an away game against Baroda in the opening round fixture of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament.

Ranji Trophy: Upbeat Bengal face Rayudu-less Baroda in opening fixture
Ranji Trophy: Upbeat Bengal face Rayudu-less Baroda in opening fixture

An upbeat Bengal side led by their gutsy captain Laxmi Ratan Shukla will start as favourites in the Ranji Trophy opener against Baroda, who would be without the services of their batting mainstay Ambati Rayudu, out with a hip injury.

Wriddhiman Saha shines with willow as Bengal crush Jharkhand
Wriddhiman Saha shines with willow as Bengal crush Jharkhand

 Wriddhiman Saha showed his prowess with the willow as his unbeaten 69-ball-84 was key to Bengal's crushing 163-run win in the east zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, here on Tuesday.

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.

Laxmi Ratan Shukla to lead Bengal one-day tourney
Laxmi Ratan Shukla to lead Bengal one-day tourney

Laxmi Ratan Shukla was on Friday named Bengal skipper for the four-team SK Acharya Challenger invitational meet starting next Sunday.

Duleep Trophy: Laxmi Ratan Shukla rattles South Zone after fighting ton from Robin Uthappa
Duleep Trophy: Laxmi Ratan Shukla rattles South Zone after fighting ton from Robin Uthappa

East Zone bowlers led by the seasoned Laxmi Ratan Shukla rattled South Zone in the final hour reducing them to 236 for nine despite Robin Uthappa scoring a well-crafted hundred on the first day of the Duleep Trophy semi-final here on Wednesday.