Ranji Trophy: Railways reduce Karnataka to 207/7 on Day 1
Ranji Trophy: Railways reduce Karnataka to 207/7 on Day 1

Medium pacer Krishnakant Upadhyay's inspiring spell on a greenish pitch helped Railways restrict defending champions Karnataka to 207 for seven on day one of their Ranji Trophy Group A cricket match here on Sunday.

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.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu - Preview
Ranji Trophy: Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu - Preview

All eyes will be on Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey and Stuart Binny, the trio who are looking to make the final cut for the 2015 World Cup, as defending champions Karnakata begin their Ranji Trophy campaign against arch-rivals Tamil Nadu at Chinnaswamy Stadium, here on Sunday.

Vijay Hazare: Manish Pandey guides Karnataka to semi-finals with win over Mumbai
Vijay Hazare: Manish Pandey guides Karnataka to semi-finals with win over Mumbai

Talented Manish Pandey continued his good form in limited overs format as his unbeaten 99 helped defending champions Karnataka beat Mumbai by four wickets to enter the semi-final of the National One Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Manish Pandey hits unbeaten ton to register easy win for Karnataka
Manish Pandey hits unbeaten ton to register easy win for Karnataka

Manish Pandey smashed a quickfire unbeaten century before pacer Abhimanyu Mithun scalped four wickets to guide Karnataka to a comfortable 104- run win over Tamil Nadu in a South Zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here on Monday.

Vijay Hazare: Karnataka thrash Andhra Pradesh
Vijay Hazare: Karnataka thrash Andhra Pradesh

 Mayank Agarwal's blazing century was the cornerstone of Karnataka's imposing 163-run triumph over Andhra Pradesh in a South Zone match of the Vijay Hazare National ODI Championships here on Friday.

Rohit Sharma showed he has completely recovered from injury: Sanjay Bangar
Rohit Sharma showed he has completely recovered from injury: Sanjay Bangar

 Rohit Sharma showed no signs of the finger injury that kept him out of action for more than two months as he hammered the visiting Sri Lanka bowlers on Thursday making 142 off 111 balls, said India A coach Sanjay Bangar after his team won the warm-up game here.

Rohit Sharma, Manish Pandey hit tons in India A's win over Sri Lanka
Rohit Sharma, Manish Pandey hit tons in India A's win over Sri Lanka

 A fit-again Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey slammed strokeful centuries as India A feasted on Sri Lanka's mediocre attack before registering a comfortable 88-run victory in a warm-up match for the visitors ahead of their ODI series against India, here on Thursday.

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.

Virat Kohli deserved India cap earlier than me: Manish Pandey

He started his career as an equally talented U-19 cricketer like his illustrious peer Virat Kohli but Manish Pandey believes his former India colts colleague "fully deserved to play for the country" ahead of him.

No place for Robin Uthappa in Team India's limited-overs squad
No place for Robin Uthappa in Team India's limited-overs squad

As the selectors announced Indian cricket team's squad for the remaining two ODIs and the lone T20 against West Indies, one name which surprisingly went missing was of Robin Uthappa.

Akshar Patel included for last two ODIs, T20 against West Indies
Akshar Patel included for last two ODIs, T20 against West Indies

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced a 15-man squad for the remaining two ODIs against West Indies.

CLT20 2014: KKR win 14th consecutive match, beat Hobart Hurricanes to reach final
CLT20 2014: KKR win 14th consecutive match, beat Hobart Hurricanes to reach final

Veteran Jacques Kallis brought his years of experience into play as he guided Kolkata Knight Riders to its maiden Oppo Champions League T20 final having comfortably beaten Australia's Hobart Hurricanes by seven wickets, here today.

CLT20 2014, 2nd semi-final: Hobart Hurricanes vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Preview
CLT20 2014, 2nd semi-final: Hobart Hurricanes vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Preview

The seemingly invincible Kolkata Knight Riders will start outright favourites when they square off against Australia's Hobart Hurricanes in the semifinals of the Oppo Champions League T20 here on Thursday.

We're not complacent going into the match, says Gautam Gambhir
We're not complacent going into the match, says Gautam Gambhir

 Their place in the semifinal already assured ahead of today's encounter, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir said there was no place for complacency in their inconsequential final Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 against Dolphins here.

CLT20 2014: KKR continue unbeaten streak, beat Dolphins by 36 runs
CLT20 2014: KKR continue unbeaten streak, beat Dolphins by 36 runs

 Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey smashed attacking half centuries to keep IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders winning run intact with a convincing 36-run victory over Dolphins in an inconsequential Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, here on Monday.

Manoj Tiwary, Manish Pandey script 70-run win for India `A`

Manoj Tiwary and Manish Pandey missed out on three-figure marks but their contrasting innings were enough to guide India `A` to a comprehensive 70-run win over South Africa `A` in the second match of the quadrangular series here on Tuesday.

India A squad for Australia tour to be picked tomorrow

Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey, who had a stellar run at the Ranji Trophy this season, along with other fringe players are expected to find a berth in the India A squad which will be picked here tomorrow for the tour of Australia in July-August.

IPL 2014 champions KKR given royal felicitation at Eden Gardens

Shah Rukh Khan was delayed by two hours but that did not take any sheen off the felicitation of IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the presence of about one lakh spectators and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday.

IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab pips Kolkata Knight Riders on Twitter battle

The seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) witnessed teams fighting on multiple fronts. If the glittering trophy was captured by Kolkata Knight Riders, the losing finalists – Kings XI Punjab, returned home as the most tweeted team.