Murali Kartik warned by umpires, Bengal allege ball tampering

Veteran spinner and Railways captain Murali Kartik was today embroiled in a controversy once again after he was warned by the umpires for some "issues" with the ball in an acrimonious day three of their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match against Bengal here.

Bengal selectors name Saha, Tiwary in squad for Ranji QF

The selectors on Friday named Wriddhiman Saha and Manoj Tiwary in Bengal`s 17-member squad for its Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against Railways beginning January 8.

Difficult to concentrate with father in hospital: Jaffer

Mumbai batsman Wasim Jaffer went into his side`s Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match against Baroda here with his father critically ill but managed to score an unbeaten 137 and he said he had to switch his mind off the personal problem to concentrate on the game.

MP likely to provide stiff challenge for Karnataka

It took Madhya Pradesh nearly five years to get back their Elite Status after being relegated during the 2004-05 season and they would like to make it count when they meet Karnataka in a Ranji Trophy quarterfinal.