Ranji Trophy

BCCI Apex Council discusses holding Ranji games in respective zones

The BCCI had its all-important Apex Council meeting on Friday and as expected, domestic cricket dominated the discussion as the fate of the domestic players in the country needs to be given priority with an eye on the coronavirus and its impact.

Jul 17, 2020, 23:19 PM IST

BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly mourns former leg-spinner Rajinder Goel's demise

In a career spanning 27 years, Goel represented Patiala, Delhi, Southern Punjab and Haryana and bagged a total of 750 first-class wickets at an average of 18.58. 

Jun 22, 2020, 10:24 AM IST

Kerala ready to welcome S. Sreesanth into Ranji team if he proves fitness

Sreesanth, 37, has so far played 27 Tests, 53 ODIs and 10 T20Is in which he scalped 87, 75 and 7 wickets respectively.

Jun 18, 2020, 14:23 PM IST

Playing IPL 2020 behind closed doors a smarter option: Hardik Pandya

The season has been postponed indefinitely after the Indian government extended the ongoing lockdown in the country to May 3 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Apr 26, 2020, 17:45 PM IST

'6 hours, 2 meals and 1 shared mud cake later': Jaydev Unadkat announces engagement

Two days after guiding Saurashtra to their maiden Ranji Trophy title with a win over Bengal, pacer Jaydev Unadkat on Sunday announced his engagement.

Mar 15, 2020, 18:51 PM IST

Jaydev Unadkat snaps 21-year-old Ranji Trophy record, becomes pacer with most wickets in single season

Saurashtra left-arm fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat recently broke a 21-year-old record of Ranji Trophy as he became a fast bowler with most wickets in a single season of the premier domestic tournament in India.

Mar 13, 2020, 14:01 PM IST

Ranji Trophy final: Saurashtra lift maiden trophy after beating Bengal on 1st innings lead

Saurashtra are all set to clinch their maiden title at Ranji Trophy after taking a first-innings lead against Bengal on the fifth day of the final clash at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Friday.

Mar 13, 2020, 11:46 AM IST

Ranji Trophy final: Bengal counter-attack back but Saurashtra maintain upper hand

Saurashtra maintained their grip over the Ranji Trophy final on day three despite a fighting stand between Bengal veteran Manoj Tiwary and Sudip Chatterjee on a deteriorating pitch here on Wednesday. Chatterjee (47 not out off 145) and Tiwary (35 off 116) took a leaf out of Cheteshwar Pujara's book to share a gritty 89-run partnership off 226 balls after Bengal were in a spot of bother at 35 for two at lunch.

Mar 12, 2020, 12:45 PM IST

Ranji Trophy final: Cheteshwar Pujara-Arpit Vasavada partnership gives Saurashtra the edge over Bengal

Saurashtra have the edge in their Ranji Trophy final against Bengal in Rajkot courtesy Cheteshwar Pujara and Arpit Vasavada's defensive batting which saw the two batsmen hold the fort for a five-hour partnership on day two on Tuesday (March 10, 2020). The Pujara-Vasavada partnership of 142 runs off 380 balls took Saurashtra to a strong position after Bengal had put  Saurashtra on the back foot by taking five wickets for to 206 runs on the opening day on Monday.

Mar 11, 2020, 10:56 AM IST

Ranji Trophy final: Saurashtra start as favourites against Bengal

Saurashtra beat Gujarat in a tense semifinal to reach here while Bengal stunned Karnataka in the last-four clash.

Mar 09, 2020, 10:05 AM IST

Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer announces retirement from cricket

Former India opener Wasim Jaffer on Saturday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, putting a hold on his two-decade-long cricketing career.

Mar 07, 2020, 17:31 PM IST

Jaydev Unadkat breaks 21-year-old Ranji Trophy record, leads Saurashtra to final

former India fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat broke a 21-year-old Ranji record and came up with a match-winning spell to help Saurashtra beat Gujarat in the semi-final on Wednesday (March 4).

Mar 04, 2020, 18:46 PM IST

Bengal beat Karnataka to play Ranji final after 13 years

Bengal will now play either Gujarat or Saurashtra in the final to be played from March 9.

Mar 03, 2020, 15:10 PM IST

Ishant Sharma advised six-week rest, out of New Zealand Tests

Ishant suffered a Grade 3 tear on his right ankle while playing for Delhi in their Ranji Trophy encounter against Vidarbha at the Arun Jaitley Stadium.

Jan 21, 2020, 18:34 PM IST

Ishant Sharma suffers ankle injury before India's squad announcement for New Zealand Tests

Playing for Delhi against Vidarbha, the 31-year-old picked up the injury in the fifth over of Vidarbha's second innings. 

Jan 20, 2020, 19:42 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar questions MS Dhoni's long absence from Team India

Speaking after giving the 26th Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial lecture, Gavaskar said that he can`t speak on Dhoni`s fitness, he added that Dhoni has not made himself available to play for India since July 10. which is an important point.

Jan 11, 2020, 21:55 PM IST

Ranji Trophy: Andhra pacers put Delhi on back foot

As Sasikanth rattled half of the Delhi batting line-up, it was skipper Nitish Rana (51) and Lalit Yadav (50) who showed some fight to help their side put up a moderate total on board when all other batsmen failed to perform. In return, Navdeep Saini and Pawan Suyal picked up a wicket each to reduce the hosts to 16/2 when stumps were drawn for the day.

Dec 17, 2019, 23:30 PM IST

Ranji Trophy: Delhi on back foot against Kerala

Delhi openers Anuj Rawat was batting on 9 while Kunal Chandela was yet to open his account. Earlier, Kerala added 2249 runs to their overnight score of 276 runs as Robin Uthappa (102), skipper Sachin Baby (155), Ponnam Rahul (97) and Salman Nizar (77) were the main contributors.  

Dec 11, 2019, 00:00 AM IST

Watch: Rain... no, 'snake stops play' in Andhra vs Vidarbha Ranji Trophy match in Vijaywada

A video on Twitter shows the snake invading the field just when the match was about to start and the players watched on with puzzled faces. The groundstaff was soon called to chase the reptile away. 

Dec 09, 2019, 13:49 PM IST