R Vinay Kumar holds the ignominy of being the first and only Indian bowler till date to have conceded a whopping 100-plus runs in nine overs in an ODI but the pacer insists that he is in the form his life.
Rahul Shukla grabbed five wickets in an impressive pace bowling display as Jharkhand beat Services by 25 runs to set up a semifinal clash against Ranji champions Karnataka in Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day cricket tournament here today.
A brilliant knock by in-form opener Rameez Nimat (85) and his 91-run first wicket stand with Bhavik Thaker (23) steered hosts Jharkhand to a decent 233 for five on the opening day of their Group A Ranji tie against Vidarbha, here Sunday.
Taking a cue from the national selectors, it seems the new panel of Mumbai selectors are giving youngsters a chance to prove their mettle. The list of Mumbai probables for upcoming Ranji Trophy includes young Arman Jaffer who interestingly might get an opportunity to play with his uncle Wasim Jaffer in the same team.
Skipper Devendra Bundela (100) scored an unbeaten century and shared a match-winning 185-run stand with Jalaj Saxena (72 not out) as Madhya Pradesh spanked Punjab by eight wickets in their Ranji Trophy Group A match, here today.
A formidable Tamil Nadu side showed a lot of professionalism as they convincingly wallopped Bengal by 10 wickets in an Elite Group B match of the Ranji Trophy that concluded at the Eden Gardens on Friday.
Suryakumar Yadav (111) and Hiken Shah (113) scored twin centuries but still could not save Mumbai from following on as they folded for 360 in reply to Saurashtra`s first-innings score of 580 on the third day of their Ranji Trophy Elite division match on Thursday.
A brilliant 67 runs by opener Manish Vardhan and his valuable partnership of 61 runs with S P Gautam (27) helped host Jharkhand to score 204 in their second innings on the penultimate day of the four-day plate group Ranji Trophy match against Goa at Keenan Stadium on Thursday.
Railways team recorded one of their best victories in recent years when they thrashed a formidable Uttar Pradesh by an innings and 94 runs in an Elite Group A Ranji Trophy match at the Mohan Meakin ground on Thursday.