IPL 8: Upbeat Sunrisers Hyderabad take on hapless Kings XI Punjab
IPL 8: Upbeat Sunrisers Hyderabad take on hapless Kings XI Punjab

Having found a place among the top-four teams in the ongoing IPL T20 tournament, Sunrisers Hyderabad would look to consolidate their gains when they take on beleaguered Kings XI Punjab at the Rajiv Gandhi International cricket stadium here on Monday.

IPL 8: Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody confident of good show
IPL 8: Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody confident of good show

Sunrisers Hyderabad head coach Tom Moody said on Sunday that he is optimistic about his team’s chances in the eighth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as the team regrouped for the first time.

Naman Ojha to lead MP in T20 Mushtaq Ali Trophy
Naman Ojha to lead MP in T20 Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Top order batsman and wicketkeeper Naman Ojha will lead the Madhya Pradesh in the T20 Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

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.

MP score 277-3, Karnataka grab 3 points in drawn Ranji match
MP score 277-3, Karnataka grab 3 points in drawn Ranji match

Defending champions Karnataka grabbed three points, owing to their first innings lead, after Aditya Shrivastava (108) and Naman Ojha (115) came up with contrasting centuries to help Madhya Pradesh score 277-3 in their second innings on the fourth and final day of the drawn Ranji Trophy Group A match, here on Friday.

Ranji Trophy: Leggie Shreyas Gopal brings Karnataka back with quick wickets
Ranji Trophy: Leggie Shreyas Gopal brings Karnataka back with quick wickets

Leg-spinner Shreyas Gopal denied Aditya Shrivastava (91) a hundred in a three-wicket haul as Karnataka reduced Madhya Pradesh to 270 for seven on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy Group A cricket match, here today.

Ranji Trophy: Naman Ojha, Devendra Bundela score tons to help MP take lead over Mumbai
Ranji Trophy: Naman Ojha, Devendra Bundela score tons to help MP take lead over Mumbai

Wicketkeeper Naman Ojha and captain Devendra Bundela cracked hundreds each to help Madhya Pradesh take the crucial first innings lead over Mumbai on day three of their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket tie here today.

Ranji Trophy: Yogesh Singh Rawat bags fifer as MP bounce back against Mumbai
Ranji Trophy: Yogesh Singh Rawat bags fifer as MP bounce back against Mumbai

Young medium pacer Yogesh Singh Rawat returned a sensational five-wicket haul to trigger a batting collapse as Madhya Pradesh shot out Mumbai for 404, allowing the hosts to add just 29 runs to their overnight total.

Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik scores a ton as Tamil Nadu get a point versus MP

Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik finally found some form going his way as his 20th first-class century helped hosts Tamil Nadu earn a point against Madhya Pradesh in a Ranji Trophy cricket match, here today.

It's time for Rohit Sharma to warm the bench!
It's time for Rohit Sharma to warm the bench!

It's too early to judge Rohit Sharma's Test career as he is just nine matches old. After nine Test he has more than a decent average of 40.71, with the help of two centuries and one fifty.

Virat Kohli ready for challenge of leading India against Australia
Virat Kohli ready for challenge of leading India against Australia

Indian star Virat Kohli said Sunday he was ready for the in-your-face pressure in store for his Test captaincy debut against Australia in next month`s opening Gabba Test.

Indian cricket team leaves for Australia Test series
Indian cricket team leaves for Australia Test series

An 18-member Indian team, led by Virat Kohli, on Saturday left for Australia to play in the four-match Test series starting at Brisbane from December 4.

Big chance for Robin Uthappa as race for WC slots heaten
Big chance for Robin Uthappa as race for WC slots heaten

Robin Uthappa has got a big chance to show his mettle once again in the international level, as the star batsman will hope to put up a big show against Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Thursday. The Karnataka batsman's last outing for the national team came against Bangladesh in the three-match ODI series, earlier in June.

Delhi Daredevils ropes in Amre as Kirsten's deputy, Eric Simons removed
Delhi Daredevils ropes in Amre as Kirsten's deputy, Eric Simons removed

 IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils has roped in former India batsman and current Mumbai Ranji Trophy coach Praveen Amre as their assistant coach for the upcoming season, removing South African Eric Simons, who was with the franchise for five editions, starting 2010.

Best phase of my career as far as batting is concerned: Naman Ojha
Best phase of my career as far as batting is concerned: Naman Ojha

Naman Ojha's name has been in contention for a while owing to his stupendous form with the bat in the past 12 months and the Madhya Pradesh wicketkeeper-batsman is therefore "not surprised" at his inclusion in the 19-member Test squad for the Australia tour.

Naman Ojha named for only opening Test in Australia: Sanjay Patel
Naman Ojha named for only opening Test in Australia: Sanjay Patel

 Wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha has been named in the squad for India's Test tour of Australia for just one match and he will return home after the opening game at Brisbane, BCCI Secretary Sanjay Patel said on Monday.

Jalaj Saxena to lead Madhya Pradesh in Vijay Hazare Trophy
Jalaj Saxena to lead Madhya Pradesh in Vijay Hazare Trophy

All-rounder Jalaj Saxena will lead the Madhya Pradesh team in the upcoming Vijay Hazare one-day tournament.

Gutsy Central Zone take on fiery South Zone in Duleep Trophy final
Gutsy Central Zone take on fiery South Zone in Duleep Trophy final

A talented Central Zone team led by Piyush Chawla is aiming to come out firing all cylinders when it squares off with an equally combative South Zone side in the final of the Duleep Trophy, starting here on Wednesday.

Can play as a batsman while Wriddhiman Saha is a pure keeper: Naman Ojha
Can play as a batsman while Wriddhiman Saha is a pure keeper: Naman Ojha

Naman Ojha is certainly back in the national selection committee's radar after four centuries in his last five first-class innings, including two double hundreds but he rules out any competition with Wriddhiman Saha for the second wicketkeeper's slot in the Indian team.

Duleep Trophy: Jalaj Saxena, Naman Ojha sent North Zone bowlers on a leatherhunt
Duleep Trophy: Jalaj Saxena, Naman Ojha sent North Zone bowlers on a leatherhunt

Central Zone's MP duo of Jalaj Saxena and wicketkeeper batsman Naman Ojha took full advantage of dropped catches sending an inexperienced North Zone attack to the cleaners as they posted 344 for three at stumps, on the first day of their Duleep Trophy semi-final, here on Wednesday.