Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Against super consistent Karnataka, Bengal face uphill task to make first final in 13 years
Eight-time winners Karnataka have remained consistent and are appearing in their third semifinals on the trot
Sourav Ganguly says 'a bookie had approached a player' during Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy; KPL is on hold
Ganguly made the revelation when asked about the fixing scandals that rocked the Tamil Nadu Premier League and Karnataka Premier League.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Abhimanyu Mithun’s five-wicket haul helps Karnataka thrash Haryana; Tamil Nadu beat Rajasthan to enter final
Pacer Abhimanyu Mithun, openers Devdutt Padikkal and KL Rahul starred as Karnataka romped into the final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy after thrashing Haryana by 8 wickets in the first semi-final while in the second semi-final, Washington Sundar powered Tamil Nadu to victory over Rajasthan.
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Abhimanyu Mithun's hat-trick, KL Rahul and Mayan Agarwal's fifties help Karnataka beat Tamil Nadu in rain-hit final
Karnataka were declared winners in the final on the V Jayadevan (VJD) method giving the hosts their fourth Vijay Hazare title, having won previously in 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2017-18
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019: Karnataka, Tamil Nadu register contrasting wins in semis to set up final clash on 25 October
KL Rahul hit 88 (111 balls, 6 fours, 1 six) and shared a century partnership with fellow opener Devdutt Padikkal (92) to power Karnataka to a nine wicket over Chhattisgarh and into the final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy where it will face Tamil Nadu, which beat Gujarat by five wickets in the other semi-final
A blazing 100 by all-rounder Shivam Dube went in vain, as defending champions Mumbai suffered a heartbreaking nine-run defeat against Karnataka in their Elite Group A match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Thursday.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: It's not Cheteshwar Pujara’s fault that BCCI does not have enough quality umpires
The standard of umpiring in Indian domestic cricket has been poor for many seasons now. The most popular quote that captures the state of affairs possibly came from Parthiv Patel. Wrongly given out during Gujarat’s Irani Cup clash against Rest of India in 2017-18, the stump microphone caught him saying, “Umpiring karte kyon ho? – why do you even umpire?”
Cheteshwar Pujara hit his 49th first class hundred and shared an unconquered 201-run fourth-wicket stand with Sheldon Jackson (90) to help his side end the fourth day at 224 for three, just 55 runs away from the victory.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Karantaka bag three points against Mumbai; Jammu and Kashmir register first win of season
Find all the action that unfolded on the final day of the second round of Ranji Trophy 2018-19.
India Blue's Dhawal Kulkarni (4 off 33 balls) and B Ayyappa (15 off 28 ball) survived some anxious moments to deny India Red a win.
Duleep Trophy: Dhruv Shorey misses ton as Parvez Rasool's inspiring spell helps India Red seize advantage on Day 3
Talented Delhi batsman Dhruv Shorey missed out on a well-deserved ton, falling on 97 to Rasool as India Blue let slip the initiative after resuming at the overnight score of 183 for 5, losing three wickets in the space of 20 runs.
Shorey, who played for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL earlier this year, showed he could grind it out in the longer version too as he negotiated a hard-working India Red bowling attack to lead the Blue's fightback
Ranji Trophy: Rajneesh Gurbani's 7-wicket haul helps Vidarbha beat Karnataka by 5 runs in thrilling semi-final
Gurbani's two wickets in the space of 10 balls snatched the victory for Vidarbha.
Ranji Trophy: Karnataka's Abhimanyu Mithun confident of playing for India once again if he keeps bowling well
Karnataka skipper R Vinay Kumar also hoped for Mithun's return to the Indian side if he kept getting wickets as he did in the last two games.
Ranji Trophy roundup: Siddhesh Lad saves Mumbai from blushes against Baroda in 500th match; Vidarbha hammer Bengal
While Siddhesh Lad's resolute knock saved Mumbai from the prospect of an innings loss at the hands of Baroda, Vidarbha maintained themselves at the top of Group D with a 10-wicket win over Bengal.
Karnataka, with 20 points from three games, are currently at the top of the table while Delhi, with 16 points, are in second place.
Ravindra Jadeja spiced up an otherwise uneventful final day with another lethal spell of left-arm spin as India Blue notched up a crushing 355-run win over Reds to clinch the inaugural day/night Duleep Trophy tournament here this evening.
Seeking to shrug off the defeat in their IPL campaign opener against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad would look to put their best foot forward in Saturday's match against Kolkata Knight Riders, coach Tom Moody said on Friday
India A bowlers ripped through the Bangladesh A line-up in a superb combined effort as the home team thrashed the visitors by an innings and 36 runs to win the only unofficial cricket Test here today.
Kedhar Jadhav struck a timely 78 and the tail wagged to help Rest of India take a slender first innings lead against Karnataka on day two of the Irani Cup cricket match today.