Ranji Trophy 2019-20 takeaways: Jaydev Unadkat inspires Saurashtra, campaign to forget for past champions and more
The bridesmaids have their own hour, at long last. Saurashtra – thrice runners-up in the previous seven seasons – were crowned Ranji Trophy champions for the first time in independent India.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: From Pujara vs Porel to Unadkat vs Easwaran, battles which can define the final
In what is expected to be a closely fought Ranji Trophy final, the individual player battles could play a defining role and we identify a few of them that could hog headlines over the next few days.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Arpit Vasavada's gritty century hands advantage to Saurashtra in semi-final clash against Gujarat
Arpit Vasavada's gritty 139 propelled Saurashtra to set a challenging 327-run target for Gujarat on the fourth day of their Ranji Trophy semi-final on Tuesday.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Sheldon Jackson scores century as Saurashtra take control on Day 2 of semi-final against Gujarat
Jackson's knock of 103 helped Saurashtra post 304 and then the home team bowlers wreaked havoc on Gujarat's batting line-up to reduce them to 119 for six
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Despite defeats in final group game Andhra, Jammu and Kashmir secure spots in quarter-final
All the scores and updates of all the action from the final round of Ranji Trophy 2019-20 group games
Mumbai, the most successful team in the history of Ranji Trophy with 41 titles, still have a game left against Madhya Pradesh, but their campaign is over as they have only 14 points and even an outright win won't help them to make the knock-outs.
India vs South Africa: Rohit Sharma looks to make strong case for opener's slot in Test series with good performance in warm-up match
With the national selection committee and the team management deciding to promote Rohit as an opener the next five Tests could be a make or break for him
Duleep Trophy 2019: Akshay Wakhare, Abhimanyu Easwaran star in India Red's title victory over India Green
Wakhare (5/13) spun the web around India Green batsmen to bowl them out for 119 in 39.5 overs in the second innings on the fourth day.
Duleep Trophy: After good performances for India 'A', all eyes on Ishan Kishan who joins India Red for summit clash against 'Green'
Kishan's performance will be watched with interest, especially after the national selectors have hinted at managing Rishabh Pant's workload
Vijay Rupani to expand Gujarat cabinet; three, including ex-Congress leader Jawahar Chavda, to be inducted
Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani will expand his cabinet on Saturday and may induct three members including a Congress turncoat, Jawahar Chavda, official sources said.
Irani Cup: Akshay Karnewar's maiden century helps Vidarbha gain crucial lead but Rest of India fight back on day three
Akshay Karnewar struck his maiden first-class century to hand Vidarbha a crucial 95-run first-innings lead before Rest of India, riding on a fighting partnership, erased first-innings the deficit
Irani Cup: Akshay Wadkar's unbeaten half-century provides Vidarbha hope for first innings lead on Day 2
Wicketkeeper Akshay Wadkar led Vidarbha's fightback with an unbeaten half-century as the Ranji champions remained in hunt for a first innings lead after the second day of their Irani Cup match against Rest of India.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Cheteshwar Pujara falls for a duck as Aditya Sarwate takes Vidarbha close to title
Left-arm spinner Aditya Sarwate once again turned out to be Cheteshwar Pujara's nemesis as he was trapped leg before for nought with Saurashtra tottering at 58 for 5 in their pursuit of 206 in Ranji Trophy final.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Calmed by Cheteshwar Pujara and backed by exciting talent, Saurashtra are a step away from maiden title glory
Saurashtra have recognised the fine line that separates desperation from eagerness, and that has put them just a step away from fulfilling the dream of winning their maiden Ranji Trophy.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Jay Bista's century holds Mumbai in good stead; Himachal Pradesh dismiss Tamil Nadu on opening day
Mumbai opener Jay Bista rediscovered his form with a splendid century to lay a solid foundation before Saurashtra fought back on day one of their Ranji Trophy.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Abhinav Mukund's hundred leads Tamil Nadu's reply; Delhi close in on win after Dhruv Shorey's century
Follow all the action that took place on Day 3 of the second round of Ranji Trophy 2018/19.
Of the 10 MLAs, eight including Vaghela and his son, who had voted for the BJP candidates in the Rajya Sabha poll, were expelled by the Congress on Wednesday.