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.

Close shave for Manoj Tiwary after he is hit by bouncer
Close shave for Manoj Tiwary after he is hit by bouncer

Bengal's premier batsman Manoj Tiwary, who is one of India's 30 probables for the World Cup, had a close shave after being hit by an Abhimanyu Mithun rising delivery on the final day of his team's Ranji Trophy cricket match against Karnataka at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday.

30-man World Cup probables: In defence of infusing young blood in Indian team
30-man World Cup probables: In defence of infusing young blood in Indian team

In their bid to defend the World Cup title in 2015, Sandeep Patil-led Indian selectors infused young blood and ignored Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir. Inclusion of unheralded players like Axar Patel, Kedar Jadhav, Manoj Tiwary, Sanju Samson, Karn Sharma, etc in the 30-man short-list certainly reflects a new intent.

Change in technique and attitude is key to consistency: Manoj Tiwary
Change in technique and attitude is key to consistency: Manoj Tiwary

Manoj Tiwary is back in national contention with some impressive knocks in domestic cricket and the Bengal batsman attributes his recent form to a "change in technique" along with a "sea change in attitude".

East Zone defeat West by 24 runs to regain Deodhar title
East Zone defeat West by 24 runs to regain Deodhar title

East Zone put up a sterling all-round display to defeat holders West Zone by 24 runs in a keenly contested day/night final of the Deodhar Trophy, regaining the limited-over inter zonal title after a gap of ten seasons.

West hold upper hand over East in Deodhar final
West hold upper hand over East in Deodhar final

Defending champions and hosts West Zone will have a clear edge over strong challengers, East Zone when the two teams meet in the day/night final of the Deodhar Trophy inter-zonal limited over competition at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday.

I wish to get a longer stint in the Indian team: Manoj Tiwary
I wish to get a longer stint in the Indian team: Manoj Tiwary

He has been in and out of the team for some time now but Manoj Tiwary is hopeful that his consistent performances in domestic cricket will help him get a longer rope with the Indian team.