Ranji Trophy

Like home-away format, bring back local curators in Ranji Trophy: Aditya Tare

Like home-away format, bring back local curators in Ranji Trophy: Aditya Tare

Mumbai captain Aditya Tare feels the BCCI should revert to the traditional home and away concept in Ranji Trophy even when it comes to preparing pitches as it makes the players better-prepared for the higher levels.

Jun 07, 2018, 17:02 PM IST
Former Test cricketer Rajinder Pal passes away

Former Test cricketer Rajinder Pal passes away

Former Delhi cricketer Rajinder Pal, who had represented the country in one Test match, passed away at his Dehradun residence on Wednesday, family sources confirmed.

May 10, 2018, 18:32 PM IST
Bihar and north-eastern states recommended for Ranji Trophy

Bihar and north-eastern states recommended for Ranji Trophy

The Sourav Ganguly-led technical committee of the BCCI has unanimously recommended the reinstatement of Bihar and inclusion of northeastern states in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy.

Apr 17, 2018, 21:49 PM IST
Domestic season to start with Hazare Trophy, pre-quarters for Ranji Trophy

Domestic season to start with Hazare Trophy, pre-quarters for Ranji Trophy

The BCCI technical committee on Monday proposed a slew of recommendations including starting the 2018-19 domestic season with the national one- day championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy and incorporating an extra round of matches in the Ranji Trophy.

Apr 16, 2018, 21:08 PM IST
Vidarbha complete double after Irani Cup triumph against Rest of India

Vidarbha complete double after Irani Cup triumph against Rest of India

Reigning Ranji Trophy champions Vidarbha completed a coveted double crown by winning the Irani Cup on Sunday.

Mar 18, 2018, 19:24 PM IST
Wasim Jaffer, India's top domestic cricket batsman, going strong at 40

Wasim Jaffer, India's top domestic cricket batsman, going strong at 40

This was Jaffer's eighth score of 200 or more, and first since 2009.

Mar 16, 2018, 14:30 PM IST
Suggestions for Ranji Trophy to be played in three groups

Suggestions for Ranji Trophy to be played in three groups

Some of the state cricket associations have suggested that the teams in the Ranji Trophy be split into three groups instead of the present four.

Mar 12, 2018, 19:22 PM IST
Mayank Agarwal's 2141 runs highest ever in India's domestic season

Mayank Agarwal's 2141 runs highest ever in India's domestic season

Agarwal is also the first to score 2000 runs in a single domestic season, while he broke the aggregate record that earlier stood in the name of Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer, who scored 1947 runs in the 2015-16 season.

Feb 27, 2018, 15:34 PM IST
After maiden Ranji Trophy title, Vidarbha win 1st Cooch Behar Trophy

After maiden Ranji Trophy title, Vidarbha win 1st Cooch Behar Trophy

Emulating the impressive performance of the senior side, the U-19 team beat Madhya Pradesh on the basis of first innings lead in the final.

Jan 31, 2018, 21:37 PM IST
Irfan Pathan to play for Jammu & Kashmir?

Irfan Pathan to play for Jammu & Kashmir?

Irfan Pathan and Kapil Dev could soon be helping to develop cricket in Jammu & Kashmir as the state's association has sought the services of the duo, according to The Hindu. 

Jan 26, 2018, 15:01 PM IST

Mix Ambedkarism with Ranji Trophy, filter out Maratha pride: It is time to grant statehood to Vidarbha

Vidarbha's Ranji Trophy win is symbolic of the spirit of smaller states fired with a new shot of ambition to find the inspiration for growth and development.

Jan 10, 2018, 12:06 PM IST
WATCH: Vidarbha batsman lies in pain after being hit by a bouncer, Delhi players walk past him during Ranji Trophy final

WATCH: Vidarbha batsman lies in pain after being hit by a bouncer, Delhi players walk past him during Ranji Trophy final

One incident which took place during the final may once again raises questions on cricket being a gentleman's game.

Jan 02, 2018, 20:00 PM IST
Vidarbha's Wasim Jaffer, more than a first-class player for first-class cricket

Vidarbha's Wasim Jaffer, more than a first-class player for first-class cricket

The years of experience Jaffer gained representing Mumbai benefitted Vidarbha greatly and he willingly played mentor to the young players besides scoring nearly 600 runs.

Jan 02, 2018, 16:15 PM IST
Ranji Trophy Final: Vidarbha beat Delhi by nine wickets to win maiden title

Ranji Trophy Final: Vidarbha beat Delhi by nine wickets to win maiden title

Vidarbha chased down the 29-run target with a day to spare at the Holkar Stadium, which hosted the title clash of the tournament for the second successive time.

Jan 01, 2018, 17:24 PM IST
Ranji Trophy Final: Rajneesh Gurbani - the civil engineer who triggered Delhi's collapse

Ranji Trophy Final: Rajneesh Gurbani - the civil engineer who triggered Delhi's collapse

The Vidarbha pacer's 6/59 in Delhi's first-innings total of 295 included a hat-trick, which made him only the second bowler to achieve the feat in a Ranji Trophy final. 

Dec 30, 2017, 19:33 PM IST
Ranji Trophy 2017 Final: Seasoned Wasim Jaffer steadies Vidarbha after Delhi's 295

Ranji Trophy 2017 Final: Seasoned Wasim Jaffer steadies Vidarbha after Delhi's 295

Wasim Jaffer brought into play his years of experience as he guided Vidarbha to 206/4 with an unbeaten half-century after seamer Rajneesh Gurbani scythed through Delhi's lower-order for a rare hat-trick in a Ranji Trophy final here on Saturday.

Dec 30, 2017, 17:51 PM IST
Vidarbha pacer Rajneesh Gurbani becomes only second bowler to take hat-trick in Ranji Trophy Final

Vidarbha pacer Rajneesh Gurbani becomes only second bowler to take hat-trick in Ranji Trophy Final

Vidarbha medium-pacer Rajneesh Gurbani repeated rare history in a Ranji Trophy final by becoming only the second bowler to take a hat-trick in the summit clash of the premier domestic first-class tournament, as the feat helped his side bowl out Delhi for 295 in their first innings on Saturday. 

Dec 30, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
Ranji Trophy: Vidarbha dominate Karnataka on Day 4, inch closer to maiden final

Ranji Trophy: Vidarbha dominate Karnataka on Day 4, inch closer to maiden final

At Stumps on the penultimate day, Karnataka skipper R Vinay Kumar (19) and Shreyas Gopal (1) were batting at the Eden Gardens.

Dec 20, 2017, 19:45 PM IST
I don't lack motivation, won't call it quits: Gautam Gambhir

I don't lack motivation, won't call it quits: Gautam Gambhir

Gambhir continues to turn up for Delhi, which made it to the final of the premier Ranji Trophy this season after 10 years.

Dec 20, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
This Delhi youngster says 'I owe my life to Gautam Gambhir'

This Delhi youngster says 'I owe my life to Gautam Gambhir'

Soon after his decimation of Bengal in the Ranji Trophy semifinal on Tuesday, Delhi pacer Navdeep Saini said he owes his "life and success" to former India opener Gautam Gambhir.

Dec 20, 2017, 09:24 AM IST

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