West hold upper hand over East in Deodhar final
West hold upper hand over East in Deodhar final

Defending champions and hosts West Zone will have a clear edge over strong challengers, East Zone when the two teams meet in the day/night final of the Deodhar Trophy inter-zonal limited over competition at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday.

I am a batting all-rounder, says Axar Patel
I am a batting all-rounder, says Axar Patel

Axar Patel, who grabbed attention with his effective left-arm spin bowling for India in the recent ODI series against Sri Lanka, on Monday insisted he was a batsman who could bowl.

Didn't know selectors were present: Baba Aparajith
Didn't know selectors were present: Baba Aparajith

After starring in South Zone's comprehensive 116-run victory with plenty of overs to spare over Central Zone in the Deodhar Trophy quarter final here on Saturday, century-maker Baba Aparajith said he was not aware the national selectors were watching the game.

Baba Aparajith ton helps South Zone whip Central to enter Deodhar Trophy semis
Baba Aparajith ton helps South Zone whip Central to enter Deodhar Trophy semis

Riding on Baba Aparajith's splendid century, South Zone crushed a hapless Central Zone by 116 runs with 13.3 overs to spare in the Deodhar Trophy quarter final at the Wankhede Stadium, here on Saturday.

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.

Kerala post 133-run win over Hyderabad in Vijay Hazare Trophy
Kerala post 133-run win over Hyderabad in Vijay Hazare Trophy

K B Pawan's superb century and 96-run knock by Rohan Prem steered Kerala to an imposing 133-run triumph over Hyderabad in a South Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here on Monday.

Mohammed Kaif shines as Andhra thrash Hyderabad
Mohammed Kaif shines as Andhra thrash Hyderabad

Former India batsman Mohammed Kaif scored 88 as minnows Andhra beat a much-fancied Hyderabad by seven wickets in a south Zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, here on Saturday.

Vijay Hazare: Tamil Nadu beat Hyderabad by 47 runs
Vijay Hazare: Tamil Nadu beat Hyderabad by 47 runs

Riding on Abhinav Mukund's superb century, Tamil Nadu got the better of Hyderabad by 47 runs in a South Zone match of the Vijay Hazare National ODI Championships here on Friday.

Vijay Hazare: Karnataka thrash Andhra Pradesh
Vijay Hazare: Karnataka thrash Andhra Pradesh

 Mayank Agarwal's blazing century was the cornerstone of Karnataka's imposing 163-run triumph over Andhra Pradesh in a South Zone match of the Vijay Hazare National ODI Championships here on Friday.

Bishan Singh Bedi meets Pragyan Ojha, terms wearing half sleeves 'brave move'
Bishan Singh Bedi meets Pragyan Ojha, terms wearing half sleeves 'brave move'

Under scanner left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha on Sunday found a surprise visitor in legendary Bishan Singh Bedi, who dropped in at the Feroz Shah Kotla on the final day of the Duleep Trophy final to have an interactive session with him and three others.

Central beat South by 9 runs in exciting Duleep final
Central beat South by 9 runs in exciting Duleep final

Central Zone spinners, led by captain Piyush Chawla, weaved magic on a helpful track to steer the team to the Duleep Trophy title with a thrilling nine-run triumph over South Zone here today.

Duleep Trophy final: Rahul hits another ton as South in firm control
Duleep Trophy final: Rahul hits another ton as South in firm control

Opener K L Rahul continued his dream form as he blazed his way to a brilliant unbeaten 121 after a classy 185 in the first innings as South Zone looked in cruise control in pursuit of 301 against Central in the Duleep Trophy final, here on Saturday.

Duleep Trophy final: Exciting finish on cards as Central make comeback
Duleep Trophy final: Exciting finish on cards as Central make comeback

After two days of shoddy performance, Central Zone finally lifted their game on Friday to grab a crucial lead and ensure that the Duleep Trophy final against South Zone heads for an exciting finish with a couple of days still left.

Duleep Trophy final: Ton-up Lokesh Rahul gives South Zone lead
Duleep Trophy final: Ton-up Lokesh Rahul gives South Zone lead

 Karnataka batsman Lokesh Rahul gave the selectors some food for thought before the upcoming Australia tour after the opener struck a classy century to give South Zone a vital first innings lead against Central Zone on Day 2 of the Duleep Trophy final, here on Thursday.

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.

Mumbai to host Deodhar Trophy next month
Mumbai to host Deodhar Trophy next month

Mumbai would play host to the Deodhar Trophy inter-zonal One-Day domestic tournament from November 29 to December 3, as per the calendar chalked out by the Cricket Board (BCCI).

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.

Kerala team for Santosh Trophy announced

Gean Christian will lead Kerala in the South Zone qualifying round of the 68th Santosh Trophy National Football Championship, starting in Chennai from January 26.

North and South Zone declared joint winners of Duleep Trophy

With unrelenting bad weather playing spoilsport, North Zone and South Zone were declared joint winners of the Duleep Trophy this year after the fifth day`s play of the final match was also called off without a ball being bowled on Monday.

Duleep Trophy final: North Zone reduce South to 33/2 on a curtailed Day 2

Only 10 overs of play was possible on the second day of the Duleep Trophy final as North Zone enjoyed the upperhand reducing South Zone to 33 for two in the brief session post tea.