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India A’s success is a stepping stone towards building a confident national team

India A’s victory over South Africa A in the first unofficial Test is laudable.

Manoj Tiwary adjudged `cricketer of the year` by CAB

Manoj Tiwary was on Thursday adjudged the `Cricketer of the Year` while Shami Ahmed was named `Best Bowler` by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB).

Saha to lead East Zone in Deodhar Trophy

Bengal`s Wriddhiman Saha has been appointed captain of the East Zone team for the upcoming Deodhar Trophy, scheduled to be played in Guwahati from March 10.

Shami stars in Bengal`s hard-earned win over Jharkhand

Riding on an all-round show from Shami Ahmed, defending champions Bengal kept themselves in the hunt for a knock-out berth with a narrow three-wicket win over Jharkhand in their East Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy match at Eden Gardens today.

Fit Tiwary wants to cement his place in Team India

A fit-again Manoj Tiwary, who recovered from a side strain, today said he wants to prove a point and cement his place in the side when he gets a chance.

I will never ever compromise on pace, says Shami Ahmed

India`s rising pace sensation Shami Ahmed feels cutting down on pace is one option he will never consider even though line and length, for him, are important aspects of fast bowling.

Shami Ahmed credits Akram, Gambhir for success in debut ODI

Young Indian pacer Shami Ahmed has credited Pakistan bowling legend Wasim Akram and Indian opener Gautam Gambhir for his success.

Coach told Shami to treat ODI debut as Ranji game

Elated with his favourite student making an impressive ODI debut for India, Shami Ahmed`s coach Badruddin Siddique said he advised the young speedster to treat his first international outing as just a Ranji game.

Shami thanks Akram for honing his seam bowling skills

Shami Ahmed is indebted to Pakistan bowling great Wasim Akram who, the Bengal pacer said, played as instrumental role in his progression as a seam bowler.

Bengal beat Hyderabad by 4 wkts to record 1st outright win

Patient half-centuries by Wriddhiman Saha and Rohan Banerjee after an impressive morning spell by Shami Ahmed helped Bengal record their maiden outright win in this edition of Ranji Trophy beating Hyderabad by four wickets on the third day at Eden Gardens.

Shami should play for India regularly from next year: Raman

Former India opener and current Bengal coach W V Raman feels that speedster Shami Ahmed should regularly play for India from middle of next year.

Ranji Trophy 2012-13: Pace trio`s failure rob Bengal chance of an outright win

Bengal`s pace trio of Ashoke Dinda, Sourav Sarkar and Shami Ahmed failed miserably as they weren`t able to get six Gujarat wickets on the final day as home team could manage only three points from the third round Ranji Trophy encounter at the Eden Gardens.