Karun, Rahul's triple tons were special: Vinay Kumar
Karun, Rahul's triple tons were special: Vinay Kumar

Victorious Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar on Friday said besides his own bowling performances, batsmen Karun Nair and KL Rahul played a "special" role in his side's title defence of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament this year.

Ranji Trophy final: KL Rahul will play tomorrow, says Vinay Kumar
Ranji Trophy final: KL Rahul will play tomorrow, says Vinay Kumar

Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar on Sunday said that opener K L Rahul, who retired hurt on day one of the Ranji Trophy final cricket match against Tamil Nadu, will be fit to play tomorrow.

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai all out for 44 as 21 wickets fall on day 1
Ranji Trophy: Mumbai all out for 44 as 21 wickets fall on day 1

Mumbai on Wednesday touched a new low as they were bundled out for 44, their second lowest innings total in the history of Ranji Trophy cricket, in the semifinal against Karnataka that saw a staggering 21 wickets fall by the wayside on the first day here.

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai to take on holders Karnataka in semis
Ranji Trophy: Mumbai to take on holders Karnataka in semis

An exciting battle is on cards when a resurgent Mumbai lock horns with defending champions Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy semifinal cricket match at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here tomorrow.

Ranji Trophy: Bowlers guide Karnataka to big win over J&K
Ranji Trophy: Bowlers guide Karnataka to big win over J&K

Ian Dev Singh fought gallantly with his 94-run knock but other batsmen went without resistance as Karnataka spanked Jammu and Kashmir by an innings and 30 runs on the third day of their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here.

India vs Sri Lanka: Suresh Raina rested for final ODI
India vs Sri Lanka: Suresh Raina rested for final ODI

With the series already in pocket, the Indian team management has decided to rest senior batsman Suresh Raina for the fifth and final ODI, here Sunday.

KSCA honours Ranji champions Karnataka

The R Vinay Kumar-led Karnataka team, which won the Ranji Trophy, was felicitated by the state cricket association for its unprecendented achievement of winning three titles in a single year.

Karnataka lift Hazare Trophy, talk of bigger goal

It is due to Karnataka`s "bigger goal" of having as many representatives as possible in the Indian that the southern side is presently reaping the benefits at the domestic level.

Shreyas Gopal`s maiden hat-trick guides Karnataka to Irani title

Leg spinner Shreyas Gopal claimed the first hat-trick of his career to guide Ranji champions Karnataka to a convincing innings and 222 runs win over Rest of India (ROI) to lift the Irani Trophy crown on the fourth and penultimate day, here Wednesday.

IPL auction: This kind of price never crossed my mind, says Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik was sulking in the pavilion after being clean bowled by Karnataka skipper R Vinay Kumar during the Rest of India`s second innings in the Irani Trophy game when he got the news of Delhi Daredevils buying him for a whopping Rs 12.5 crore at the IPL auction.

We relished representing Karnataka in Irani Cup: Vinay

Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar on Sunday said the opportunity to play for his home side in the Irani Cup after a long wait of 10 years had fired him and his players up for a good show.

Karnataka has advantage over Rest of India: Vinay Kumar

Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar today said his side has an advantage over Rest of India in the Irani Cup as it has been been playing as an unit, unlike their opponents who have come together to play this one-off match.

Ranji Trophy final: Maharashtra aiming to end 72-year title drought

High on confidence following their fairytale run this season, underdogs Maharashtra would be eyeing to break their 72-year title jinx when they take on favourites Karanataka in the summit clash of the Ranji Trophy, here tomorrow.

Karnataka score historic win over Mumbai, enter knockout stage

R Vinay Kumar (3/32) and HS Sharath (3/12) shared six wickets between them on the fourth and final day to score a historic 160-run win over defending champions Mumbai in their Ranji Trophy Group A match and book a berth in the knockout stage of the tournament.

Easy wins for Delhi, Bengal, Baroda in Ranji Trophy

Delhi, Bengal and Baroda romped to easy victories on day three of Ranji Trophy round seven Monday.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka snif victory against Punjab

A rare century by skipper R Vinay Kumar followed by purposeful bowling led by Abhimanyu Mithun had Karnataka on the verge of victory over Punjab in their Group A Ranji Trophy match on Sunday.

India vs West Indies: Ishant, Vinay dropped from Indian ODI squad

Out-of-form pacers Ishant Sharma and R Vinay Kumar on Tuesday were dropped from India`s 15-member squad for the three-match ODI series against the West Indies, starting at Kochi on November 21.

Having Zak, Murali in RCB will make my job easier: Vinay Kumar

R Vinay says having Zaheer, Praveen, Muralitharan and Vettori in their ranks would make his job easier in the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League.

Vinay makes a difference in ODIs

India medium pacer R Vinay Kumar is not on anyone`s mind and he would just like it the way it is as long as his skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni keeps turning to him and batsmen keep nibbling at his swinging deliveries.

IPL 5 auction: Ravindra Jadeja pockets over USD 2 million

Latest action from the IPL 5 auction on Saturday.