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.
Jharkhand became the second team after Bengal to make the main round of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament on net run-rate following their mammoth eight- wicket win over Assam in the East Zone league at the Jadavpur University second campus ground in Saltlake today.
Samar Quadri (6/650 and skipper Shahbaz Nadeem (3/47) displayed fine exhibition of spin bowling to help Jharkhand bundle out Vidarbha for 218 and take 114 runs first innings lead on the penultimate day of the four-day Group A Ranji Trophy match, here today.
Minnows Jharkhand grabbed a handy first innings lead of 86 runs over defending champions Mumbai and then increased it substantially by reaching 176 for 5 in their second innings on day three of their Ranji Trophy Group A match here on sunday.
Jharkhand batsman Saurabh Tiwary compiled his maiden double ton, a swashbuckling 238, before the team`s bowlers stifled Mumbai`s batsmen only to loosen the grip on a rollercoaster second day two of their Group A Ranji Trophy match here on Saturday.
Hard-hitting batsman Saurabh Tiwary rescued Jharkhand with a blistering, career-best 175 not out as holders Mumbai lost the plot and allowed the visitors to escape to 262 for 8 on day one of their four-day Ranji Trophy Group A fixture here on Friday.
Skipper Parthiv Patel is set for another big knock as his unbeaten 75 and a 145-run third wicket partnership with Samit Gohil enabled Gujarat reach 168 for two in reply to Jharkhand`s modest first innings score of 289.
Debutant Mayank Agarwal cracked an unbeaten half-century to lead Karnataka`s fightback against Jharkhand as the hosts ended day two at a solid 123 for one in a Group A Ranji Trophy match, here on Friday.
An unbeaten 110 (205b, 11x4, 1x6) by Saurabh Tiwary of Jharkhand CA provided some cheer on a day that saw all the matches being affected by rain in the Safi Darashah All-India cricket tournament here Friday.
Led by left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem, a 15-member Jharkhand state Ranji team has been announced for the upcoming Inter-state One-day Inter-Zonal cricket league (East Zone), Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) sources said on Saturday.
Saurabh Tiwary scored a magnificent 119 to help Jharkhand post a decent 257 in their first innings before Andhra Pradesh made a good reply in the Ranji Trophy Group C match at Railway stadium, here on Sunday.