IPL: I could not sleep after my shot against MI, says Ajinkya Rahane
IPL: I could not sleep after my shot against MI, says Ajinkya Rahane

 Left sleepless the last time he played a bad shot against Mumbai Indians, in-form Rajasthan Royals batsman Ajinkya Rahane he was desperate to set the record straight which helped him notch up the sublime 91-run knock in an IPL match here.

Irani Trophy: Karnataka stretch their lead to 321 runs
Irani Trophy: Karnataka stretch their lead to 321 runs

Karnataka put up a much improved batting effort in their second innings to lead Rest of India by 321 runs on day three of Irani Cup here on Thursday.

Corporate espionage: Court to hear arguments on bail on March 18

The arguments on the bail pleas of three corporate executives, arrested for their alleged roles in the Petroleum Ministry documents leak case, was on Monday deferred for two days by a Delhi court in view of the lawyers' strike.

Classy Karnataka beat Tamil Nadu to clinch eighth Ranji title
Classy Karnataka beat Tamil Nadu to clinch eighth Ranji title

Defending champions Karnataka clinched their eighth Ranji Trophy title today as they thrashed their southern opponents Tamil Nadu by an innings and 217 runs on the last day of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament final at the Wankhede stadium here.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka close in on outright win
Ranji Trophy: Karnataka close in on outright win

Having already retained the title by virtue of their huge first innings lead, defending champions Karnataka are now looking to post an outright win over Tamil Nadu after reducing them to 113 for three in their second essay on day four of Ranji Trophy cricket final here today.

Ranji Trophy final: Tamil Nadu all out for 134 as Vinay Kumar takes 5/34
Ranji Trophy final: Tamil Nadu all out for 134 as Vinay Kumar takes 5/34

Skipper Vinay Kumar took five for 34 as defending champions Karnataka skittled out Tamil Nadu for 134 on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament final, which saw 14 wickets tumble at the Wankhede stadium here on Sunday.

Karnataka beat Mumbai by 112 runs to enter Ranji Trophy final
Karnataka beat Mumbai by 112 runs to enter Ranji Trophy final

Karnataka on Saturday showed why they are a champion side as they outplayed a young Mumbai team by 112 runs to enter the final of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament here today.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka eye four wickets, Mumbai need 168 runs
Ranji Trophy: Karnataka eye four wickets, Mumbai need 168 runs

Defending champion Karnataka need just four wickets to book their second consecutive berth in the final of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament as Mumbai are struggling at 277 for six in their second innings at stumps on the third day, here today.

Corporate espionage case gets murkier; 5 energy firms officials among 7 more arrested
Corporate espionage case gets murkier; 5 energy firms officials among 7 more arrested

 Five senior executives from top energy firms and two consultants were among seven more people arrested today in the sensational corporate espionage scandal in which classified documents including an input for upcoming Finance Minister's budget speech were allegedly leaked.

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai take on holders Karnataka in must-win tie
Ranji Trophy: Mumbai take on holders Karnataka in must-win tie

A battle royal is on the cards when under pressure Mumbai, gunning for an outright victory to seal a quarter final berth, clash with high-flying defending champions Karnataka in a Ranji Trophy Group A match commencing at the Wankhede Stadium on Friday.

Bihar honours police officer who arrested IM chief Yasin Bhatkal

The Bihar government Monday awarded Police Medal to Indian Police Service officer Vinay Kumar for his gallantry in arresting Yasin Bhatkal, chief of the banned Indian Mujahideen, in 2013, an official said.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka's India hopefuls decimate Railways by 136 runs

Karnataka reaffirmed their status as the giants of domestic cricket outclassing Railways by 136 runs to record their third successive outright victory in this year's Ranji Trophy Cricket Tournament.

Ranji Trophy: Railways reduce Karnataka to 207/7 on Day 1
Ranji Trophy: Railways reduce Karnataka to 207/7 on Day 1

Medium pacer Krishnakant Upadhyay's inspiring spell on a greenish pitch helped Railways restrict defending champions Karnataka to 207 for seven on day one of their Ranji Trophy Group A cricket match here on Sunday.

Ranji Trophy: Raliways run into mighty Karnataka at home
Ranji Trophy: Raliways run into mighty Karnataka at home

A resilient Railways will have to dig deep to stop the onslaught of defending champions Karnataka in their home Ranji Trophy cricket tie beginning at the Karnail Singh Stadium here on Sunday.

Close shave for Manoj Tiwary after he is hit by bouncer
Close shave for Manoj Tiwary after he is hit by bouncer

Bengal's premier batsman Manoj Tiwary, who is one of India's 30 probables for the World Cup, had a close shave after being hit by an Abhimanyu Mithun rising delivery on the final day of his team's Ranji Trophy cricket match against Karnataka at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday.

All eyes on young Sudeep Chatterjee as Bengal seek revenge against Karnataka
All eyes on young Sudeep Chatterjee as Bengal seek revenge against Karnataka

All eyes will be on Bengal's newest batting sensation Sudeep Chatterjee as the hosts will have revenge on mind as they take on defending champions Karnataka in a second round group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, here on Sunday.

Karnataka beat Tamil Nadu in Ranji opener
Karnataka beat Tamil Nadu in Ranji opener

 Aravind Sreenath and Vinay Kumar's incisive spells on Wednesday helped Karnataka pull off a stunning 285-run win over arch-rivals Tamil Nadu in what turned out to be a thrilling Ranji Trophy A Group encounter here.

India vs Sri Lanka: Indian cricketers arrive in Kolkata for 4th ODI
India vs Sri Lanka: Indian cricketers arrive in Kolkata for 4th ODI

Having clinched the five-match series, a confident Indian team, sans stand-in skipper Virat Kohli, and the Sri Lankan cricketers arrived here late last night for the fourth ODI scheduled to be held at the Eden Gardens on Thursday.

IPL 2015 to be played between April 8-May 24; MI sign Unmukt Chand, Vinay Kumar
IPL 2015 to be played between April 8-May 24; MI sign Unmukt Chand, Vinay Kumar

The IPL Governing Council on Tuesday announced the dates of the next year's cash-rich tournament, which will be held from April 8 to May 24.

Duleep Trophy final: Central fritter away good start to end at 237/7
Duleep Trophy final: Central fritter away good start to end at 237/7

Central Zone batsmen led by Robin Bist were guilty of poor shot selection as they finished at 237 for seven against South Zone on day one of their Duleep Trophy final here today.