Ranji Trophy

BCCI announces return of domestic cricket, check full schedule for 2021-22 season

The coveted Ranji Trophy, which was cancelled last season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be played in a three-month window from November 16 to February 19, 2022.

Jul 03, 2021, 17:42 PM IST

Jaydev Unadkat pens emotional note after repeated snubs from Indian selectors, check out

After not even finding a place even in the reserves for the UK tour, Unadkat was not picked for a second-string India squad for the limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka next month. The pacer had taken a record-breaking 67 wickets in the 2020 Ranji Trophy season, leading Saurashtra to their maiden triumph.

Jun 13, 2021, 13:15 PM IST

BCCI SGM: Board to officially lock in IPL 2021 window; T20 World Cup plans to be discussed

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly is expected to chair Saturday’s meeting from Mumbai. The IPL is expected to restart between September 18 and 20 and end on October 10 with three venues in the UAE, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah hosting the matches.

May 29, 2021, 07:11 AM IST

Ranji Trophy: Year after compensation promise, disbursement plan yet to be worked out for players

Earlier, it came to light that the BCCI is yet to share the T20 World Cup runners-up prize money of USD 550,000 with the Indian women's team.

May 24, 2021, 21:11 PM IST

Rahul Tewatia justifies India selection with blistering knock in Vijay Hazare

Rahul Tewatia's carnage finally came to end in the final over of the innings but by the time he had already left an impact on the game. His innings included four boundaries and six maximums and apart from the all-rounder, Haryana opener Himanshu Rana also had a good day at the pitch.

Feb 21, 2021, 19:09 PM IST

No Ranji Trophy for first time in 87 years: Why is it cancelled and what about other domestic tournaments

For the first time in 87 years, the BCCI on Saturday decided that it won't be conducting country's premier first-class domestic tournament Ranji Trophy. In an attempt to meet the wishes of majority of state units, the cricket body decided to conduct the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Jan 31, 2021, 10:27 AM IST

Former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman's coach Ashok Singh dies aged 64

Ashok Singh, who had coached cricketers VVS Laxman and Andhra wicketkeeper MSK Prasad died on Monday due to illness, a family member said.

Nov 09, 2020, 22:38 PM IST

Hope to carry domestic form into IPL 2020, says Kings XI Punjab's Mandeep Singh

Mandeep Singh, who is also looking to break into the Indian team again, in an exclusive interview with WION’s Subhayan Chakraborty talked about IPL 2020, Anil Kumble-led Kings XI Punjab coaching staff, KL Rahul, his stint with Royal Challengers Bangalore, Virat Kohli, his ambitions to play Test cricket and much more. 

Sep 14, 2020, 20:14 PM IST

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