East Zone defeat West by 24 runs to regain Deodhar title
East Zone defeat West by 24 runs to regain Deodhar title

East Zone put up a sterling all-round display to defeat holders West Zone by 24 runs in a keenly contested day/night final of the Deodhar Trophy, regaining the limited-over inter zonal title after a gap of ten seasons.

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.

Gujarat get past Baroda in high-scoring affair
Gujarat get past Baroda in high-scoring affair

Smit Patel, Priyank Kirit Panchal and Rujul Bhatt struck fifties to steer Gujarat to a five-wicket win over Baroda in a high-scoring West Zone match of the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament.

Cheteshwar Pujara ton goes in vain as Mumbai pip Saurashtra in a thriller
Cheteshwar Pujara ton goes in vain as Mumbai pip Saurashtra in a thriller

 

Ahmedabad: Cheteshwar Pujara reminded the selectors of his hitting prowess in limited overs format but his brilliant century couldn't stop Mumbai from clinching a two-wicket thriller in the West Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare trophy one day competition here on Saturday.

Upbeat East take on South Zone in the Duleep semi-final
Upbeat East take on South Zone in the Duleep semi-final

 After registering an impressive come-from-behind win in their quarter-final against West Zone, a supremely confident East Zone side will take on a last edition's joint champions South Zone in the Duleep Trophy semi-final, from Wednesday.

Duleep Trophy: Ankit Bawne ton gives West Zone 1st innings lead, Cheteshwar Pujara fails
Duleep Trophy: Ankit Bawne ton gives West Zone 1st innings lead, Cheteshwar Pujara fails

Maharashtra batsman Ankit Bawne scored a gutsy century under pressure as West Zone took a vital 43-run first innings lead against East Zone on the second day of the Duleep Trophy quarter-final, here today.

Zaheer to lead Mumbai in T20 zonals

Pacer Zaheer Khan, who is not part of the India ODI or T20 squads, will lead Mumbai in the West Zone T20 League games to be played at two grounds here from March 30 to April 4.

Mumbai beat Saurashtra by 5 wickets

Mumbai defeated Saurashtra by five wickets in the West Zone Vijay Hazare trophy tie on Sunday, on the back of Sushanth Marathe`s 88 coupled with his 114-run partnership for second wicket with Iqbal Abdullah (55).

Gujarat hold Madhya Pradesh to 2-2 draw in Santosh Trophy

Gujarat survived anxious encounter in the dying minutes to hold Madhya Pradesh to 2-2 draw in the qualifying round match of the Santosh Trophy (West Zone) played at Tilak Stadium, Vasco, here Saturday.

Duleep Trophy: South beat Central by 1st innings lead

Former champions South Zone progressed to the semifinal of the Duleep Trophy cricket tournament by pipping West Zone by virtue of a 313-run first innings lead after their four-day quarterfinal match ended in a draw on Sunday.

Aparajith, Pandey take South Zone to 213/2 vs West on Day 1

Responsible batting by young Tamil Nadu all-rounder Baba Aparajith and talented Karnataka batsmen Manish Pandey to guide South Zone to 213 for three at stumps on the first day of the Duleep Trophy quarterfinal match against West Zone at the Chepauk on Thursday.

Duleep Trophy: Jaffer to lead West Zone, Yusuf named deputy

Veteran Mumbai batsman Wasim Jaffer was on Tuesday named captain of the West Zone squad for the upcoming Duleep Trophy tournament.

Deodhar Trophy in Guwahati from Sunday

The 2012-13 edition of the Prof. D.B. Deodhar Trophy will be played from March 10-13 at the Nehru Stadium, Guwahati.

Wasim Jaffer pulls out of West Zone Deodhar Trophy team

In-form Mumbai opener Wasim Jaffer and Baroda`s Aditya Waghmode have pulled out of the West Zone team for the Prof D B Deodhar Trophy matches to be played in Guwahati this month.

North Zone in semifinals of Duleep Trophy

North Zone on Tuesday advanced to the semifinals of the Duleep Trophy cricket tournament by virtue of their 320-run first innings lead as the inconsequential fourth and final day`s play ended with West Zone losing two wickets in their second essay here.

West enjoy edge over North in Duleep Trophy quarters

The absence of big names from both the teams notwithstanding, West Zone would enjoy a slight edge over North Zone in their four-day quarterfinal match of the Duleep Trophy cricket tournament starting on Saturday.

Jadhav`s quickfire ton powers Maharashtra`s win over Gujarat

A hurricane century by Kedar Jadhav helped Maharashtra start their campaign on a winning note

Mumbai beat Baroda in opening zonal one-day match

Hosts Mumbai kicked off their campaign in the West Zone Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day tournament by defeating Baroda by four wickets.

Agarkar picked to lead Mumbai in one-day tournament

Ajit Agarkar was on Tuesday named the captain of Mumbai`s one-day team for its forthcoming West Zone one-day campaign to be held from here February 22 to 26.