South Zone face Central Zone in Deodhar Trophy opener
South Zone face Central Zone in Deodhar Trophy opener

South Zone have a chance to avenge their loss to Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy final earlier this month when the two teams line up here tomorrow at the Wankhede Stadium in the quarter final of the five-day Deodhar Trophy limited overs tournament.

Karnataka crush Punjab by 156 runs, defend Vijay Hazare title
Karnataka crush Punjab by 156 runs, defend Vijay Hazare title

 Karnataka defended their title in grand style after their top-order led by centurion Mayank Agarwal rose to the occasion to crush a hapless Punjab by 156 runs in the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament final, here on Tuesday.

Robin Uthappa should be used as limited-overs specialist, not as 'reserve' batsman

If form is anything to go by, Robin Uthappa has by far been the best Indian batsman this year.

India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma becomes first player to hit two double-hundreds in ODI
India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma becomes first player to hit two double-hundreds in ODI

Rohit Sharma on Thursday returns to International cricket with a sublime double hundred against Sri Lanka at Kolkata's historic Eden Gardens. He also becomes the first player to hit 250 and two double hundreds in an One Day International. He scored his first ODI double against Australia last November.

Last two ODIs against Lanka can change Robin Uthappa's fortunes
Last two ODIs against Lanka can change Robin Uthappa's fortunes

Robin Uthappa, who has been in rich vein of form has been given another chance to represent India in the ODIs. After getting an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series against Sri Lanka, selectors have picked the stylish batsman for the remaining two ODIs.

Big chance for Robin Uthappa as race for WC slots heaten
Big chance for Robin Uthappa as race for WC slots heaten

Robin Uthappa has got a big chance to show his mettle once again in the international level, as the star batsman will hope to put up a big show against Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Thursday. The Karnataka batsman's last outing for the national team came against Bangladesh in the three-match ODI series, earlier in June.

4th ODI: India vs Sri Lanka - Preview
4th ODI: India vs Sri Lanka - Preview

Having already pocketed the series, a rampaging India would like to continue their dominance and clinch the number one ODI spot as a hapless Sri Lanka look to salvage some pride during the penultimate game of the five-match Limited over International rubber at the Eden Gardens here Thursday.

Delhi Daredevils ropes in Amre as Kirsten's deputy, Eric Simons removed
Delhi Daredevils ropes in Amre as Kirsten's deputy, Eric Simons removed

 IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils has roped in former India batsman and current Mumbai Ranji Trophy coach Praveen Amre as their assistant coach for the upcoming season, removing South African Eric Simons, who was with the franchise for five editions, starting 2010.

Robin Uthappa returns to India reckoning
Robin Uthappa returns to India reckoning

Flamboyant batsman Robin Uthappa returns to Indian One Day International squad for the two remaining matches against the visiting Sri Lankan team. He replaces wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha.

This Indian World Cup squad has the best chance of retaining the title

When Team India won the most coveted ICC trophy in 2011, for the second time in its history, this time under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, it was full of players who had a reputation of being match-winners.

Robin Uthappa, Ajinkya Rahane can be deadly opening combo for India
Robin Uthappa, Ajinkya Rahane can be deadly opening combo for India

Ajinkya Rahane, one of the most talented batsmen in the current India lot has proved, time and again, that he can bat at any position in any given condition.

Gutsy Central Zone take on fiery South Zone in Duleep Trophy final
Gutsy Central Zone take on fiery South Zone in Duleep Trophy final

A talented Central Zone team led by Piyush Chawla is aiming to come out firing all cylinders when it squares off with an equally combative South Zone side in the final of the Duleep Trophy, starting here on Wednesday.

Can play as a batsman while Wriddhiman Saha is a pure keeper: Naman Ojha
Can play as a batsman while Wriddhiman Saha is a pure keeper: Naman Ojha

Naman Ojha is certainly back in the national selection committee's radar after four centuries in his last five first-class innings, including two double hundreds but he rules out any competition with Wriddhiman Saha for the second wicketkeeper's slot in the Indian team.

Learnt from MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli to play game that suits me, says Robin Uthappa
Learnt from MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli to play game that suits me, says Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa has come out as a completely changed batsman this season and the Karnataka opener attributes his consistent scores on "staying true to his skills" just like India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli.

South storm into Duleep final with crushing win

South Zone took just 40 minutes into the third morning to decimate East Zone by an innings and 118 runs en route their entry into Duleep Trophy final, here.

Duleep Trophy: Laxmi Ratan Shukla rattles South Zone after fighting ton from Robin Uthappa
Duleep Trophy: Laxmi Ratan Shukla rattles South Zone after fighting ton from Robin Uthappa

East Zone bowlers led by the seasoned Laxmi Ratan Shukla rattled South Zone in the final hour reducing them to 236 for nine despite Robin Uthappa scoring a well-crafted hundred on the first day of the Duleep Trophy semi-final here on Wednesday.

No place for Robin Uthappa in Team India's limited-overs squad
No place for Robin Uthappa in Team India's limited-overs squad

As the selectors announced Indian cricket team's squad for the remaining two ODIs and the lone T20 against West Indies, one name which surprisingly went missing was of Robin Uthappa.

CLT20 2014: KKR win 14th consecutive match, beat Hobart Hurricanes to reach final
CLT20 2014: KKR win 14th consecutive match, beat Hobart Hurricanes to reach final

Veteran Jacques Kallis brought his years of experience into play as he guided Kolkata Knight Riders to its maiden Oppo Champions League T20 final having comfortably beaten Australia's Hobart Hurricanes by seven wickets, here today.

CLT20 2014, 1st semi-final: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Hobart Hurricanes – As it happened...
CLT20 2014, 1st semi-final: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Hobart Hurricanes – As it happened...

Live updates from the first semi-final of Champions League Twetnty20 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Hobart Hurricanes at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad.