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.

Batting the key for new look India against Zimbabwe
Batting the key for new look India against Zimbabwe

Ajinkya Rahane led Indian team will hope to bank on their batting line-up to deliver the goods against Zimbabwe in the first ODI of the three-match series starting on Friday.

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.

VVS Laxman's advise to stay in present helped: Manoj Tiwary
VVS Laxman's advise to stay in present helped: Manoj Tiwary

 Being on the fringes of Indian cricket team for years can be a tad frustrating but Manoj Tiwary has learnt to live with it and is now preparing for the upcoming challenge in Zimbabwe with some "great advice" from VVS Laxman.

Sourav Ganguly hails Harbhajan Singh's return to ODI team
Sourav Ganguly hails Harbhajan Singh's return to ODI team

Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday hailed Harbhajan Singh's comeback to the ODI team and said it's a good opportunity for the veteran off-spinner to make a mark following his return to the 50-over format side after a gap of four years.

Not many chances came my way in Daredevils: Manoj Tiwary
Not many chances came my way in Daredevils: Manoj Tiwary

 Bengal batsman Manoj Tiwary on Wednesday rued the lack of chances that came his way in the Indian Premier League (IPL) saying they were insufficient to earn a recall into the national outfit.

Intensity of IPL leaves me more stretched out: Gary Kirsten
Intensity of IPL leaves me more stretched out: Gary Kirsten

He may have coached India to the World Cup title four years back outsmarting several great opponents, but Gary Kirsten feels the intensity of the Indian Premier League leaves him more stretched out, though he enjoys the "fantastic" tournament.

Delhi Daredevils' batting unit needs to fire: Manoj Tiwary
Delhi Daredevils' batting unit needs to fire: Manoj Tiwary

 After the team’s ninth straight loss at home, Delhi Daredevils batsman Manoj Tiwary said on Tuesday their batsmen need to build partnerships and set batters will have to play big innings in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

World T20 selection will be on our minds, says DD's Manoj Tiwary
World T20 selection will be on our minds, says DD's Manoj Tiwary

Once again ready to present his case in front of the Indian selectors, Delhi Daredevils batsman Manoj Tiwary feels that this edition of IPL will be important for him in the context of next year's ICC World T20 which is scheduled to be held in India.

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.

Manoj Tiwary to lead Rest of India in Irani Trophy
Manoj Tiwary to lead Rest of India in Irani Trophy

Batsman Manoj Tiwary was made captain of the Rest Of India XI which will clash with Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka for the Irani Cup, beginning March 17 in Bengaluru.

Ranji Trophy: Manoj Tiwary's all-round show puts Bengal on top against J&K
Ranji Trophy: Manoj Tiwary's all-round show puts Bengal on top against J&K

An all-round show by Manoj Tiwary put Bengal in the driver's seat against Jammu & Kashmir on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy Group A cricket fixture at the Eden Gardens here today.

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: Abhimanyu Easwaran puts Bengal in command against TN
Ranji Trophy: Abhimanyu Easwaran puts Bengal in command against TN

Youngster Abhimanyu Easwaran showed the way with a majestic 150 against Tamil Nadu to take bottom-placed Bengal in sight of their first outright win this season in the Ranji Trophy group A cricket fixture here today.

List of Indian players who could miss out on 15-man World Cup 2015 squad
List of Indian players who could miss out on 15-man World Cup 2015 squad

Indian national selectors will sit on Tuesday to pick up the 15-member World Cup squad, which is scheduled to start from February 14 in Australia and New Zealand.

Ranji Trophy: Bengal to take on Tami Nadu in Eden Gardens on Monday
Ranji Trophy: Bengal to take on Tami Nadu in Eden Gardens on Monday

 After their disastrous show in two consecutive home matches, bottom placed Bengal will have their best chance to turn it around when they face an equally struggling Tamil Nadu in their Ranji Trophy cricket group A fixture here on Monday.

2015 Cricket World Cup trophy tour starts in Kolkata
2015 Cricket World Cup trophy tour starts in Kolkata

The cricket World Cup 2015 trophy was unveiled here Friday amid cheers and celebrations that kickstarted its tour to several cities in the country.

Scare at Chepauk as Railways' player gets hit on the neck

There was yet another scary on-field incident during a Ranji Trophy cricket match which saw Railways fielder Rohan Bhosale being hospitalised after a full-blooded shot by a Tamil Nadu batsman hit on the back of his neck during the third day's play.

Ranji Trophy: Shradul Thakur's five-wicket haul puts Mumbai in command
Ranji Trophy: Shradul Thakur's five-wicket haul puts Mumbai in command

Mumbai pacer Shradul Thakur's third successive five-wicket haul left hosts Bengal staring at another humiliating defeat at home in their Ranji Trophy cricket Group A fixture at Eden Gardens today.