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.
Brimming with confidence after worsting formidable Mumbai in the premier Ranji tournament, Jammu and Kashmir's cricket team that, in many ways, is representative of India's pluralism, is confident of doing even better with proper infrastructure and financial support.
Aiming to continue their imperious form which has fetched them three comprehensive victories in the new season, defending champions Karnataka would take on giant-killers Jammu and Kashmir in their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match at the KSCA Stadium here.
After humbling big boys Mumbai in their opening encounter, Jammu and Kashmir failed to weave their magic once again as they lost to Tamil Nadu by 277 runs on the third day of the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Tuesday.
They had all been affected by the deadly floods in the valley last September but Jammu and Kashmir cricket captain Parveez Rasool feels that it is the "adversities" that have made their team "mentally strong" to beat a champion side like Mumbai.
Chief of Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association and former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday congratulated Parvez Rasool-led state cricket team for their historic win over 40-times Ranji champions Mumbai in a league match.
Seeking their 41st Ranji Trophy title, former champions Mumbai are to open their campaign against Group A minnows Jammu and Kashmir in the first-ever meeting between the two teams in 80 years of the tournament, here Sunday.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) felicitated former Indian skipper Dilip Vengsarkar on Friday by honouring him with the C K Nayudu Lifetime achievement award, for his contribution to Indian cricket.
Medium-pacer Rishi Dhawan bagged a fifer to help Himachal Pradesh trounce Jammu and Kashmir, who saw five ducks in their innings, by nine wickets in the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament, here on Wednesday.
Veterans Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir failed yet again as Jammu and Kashmir powered by their skipper Parveez Rasool shocked Delhi by two wickets in the opening match of the North Zone leg of the National One Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
In a big setback for North Zone ahead of the Duleep Trophy semi-final against Central Zone, captain Harbhajan Singh has been forced to sit out due to viral fever as Gautam Gambhir will step in as the leader, here on Tuesday.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah congratulated Parvez Rasool for becoming the first cricketer from the state to play for India when the off-spinner took the field in the opening ODI of the three-match series against Bangladesh Sunday.
After becoming the first Jammu and Kashmir player to be selected in an IPL team in 2013, Parvez Rasool is now ready for his second stint in the T20 league and reckons that the presence of star players in his team will help him grow as a cricketer.