New golden generation of Indian batting is here, waiting to shine at international level, while already going places
This embarrassment of riches for Indian batting isn’t an accidental offshoot of an optimistic project. Instead, it’s a tribute to the system which enhances exposure not just through a plethora of matches domestically across age-groups, but also through international games for the U19s to go with more frequent and well-planned India 'A' tours.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday hinted that a contract system will soon be in place for the thousands of first-class cricketers in India, providing them a much needed sense of security.
Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are equally matched, with a formidable batting line-up and a set of quality bowlers, though the presence of R Ashwin gives TN attack more experience and variety.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019 to take place before IPL player auction as BCCI unveils revamped domestic schedule
India's national T20 tournament will be held before the Indian Premier League (IPL) players' auction in a slight revamp of the BCCI's mega domestic season comprising 2,036 matches.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Mumbai overpower Vidarbha by six wickets; Maharashtra win close encounter against Jharkhand
Domestic giants Mumbai defeated Vidarbha by six wickets in their Super League Group B match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament at Indore on Monday.
Hanuma Vihari Friday scripted history by becoming the first player to score a hat-trick of hundreds in the Irani Cup, helping Rest of India rally and set Vidarbha a tricky 280-run target at Nagpur.
Irani Cup 2019: More milestones within Wasim Jaffer's reach as Vidarbha focus on retaining another title
From Vidarbha’s perspective, they have a golden chance to be the third team, after Mumbai who have done it multiple times and Karnataka, to retain Irani Cup.
Ranji Trophy 2018/19 stats review: Champions Vidarbha enter elite club, Wasim Jaffer adds more feathers to his cap and more
Let us look at some of the records broken and created during the 2018-19 edition of the Ranji Trophy, in which Vidarbha emerged winners after their 78-run win over Saurashtra in the final.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Progress of 'smaller' teams into knockouts marks democratisation of Indian cricket
Only one of the eight quarter-finalists — Vidarbha, Saurashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand — of the ongoing Ranji Trophy can be considered a traditional powerhouse.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Shubman Gill's 199 not out puts Punjab in driver's seat against Tamil Nadu; Kerala stare at big win over Delhi
Young Shubman Gill hit a superb unbeaten 199 (234 balls, 21X4, 4X6) Saturday to power Punjab to 308 for 2 in reply to Tamil Nadu's first innings score of 215 on the second day of the Ranji Trophy Elite Group 'B' match in Mohali.
Duleep Trophy: Anmolpreet Singh, Ricky Bhui steer India Blue to safety against India Red on Day 1 of final
Young Punjab batsman Anmolpreet Singh missed out on a well-deserved century by four runs even as it helped India Blue recover from 107 for 4 to 260 for 5 against India Red on the opening day of the Duleep Trophy final Tuesday at NPR College ground in Tamil Nadu's Dindigul.
Mumbai skipper Aditya Tare says BCCI should revert to local curators, sees no harm in home advantage
Mumbai captain Aditya Tare feels the BCCI should revert to the traditional home and away concept in Ranji Trophy even when it comes to preparing pitches as it makes the players better-prepared for the higher levels.
Irani Trophy: Wasim Jaffer misses out on triple ton as Vidarbha post mammoth 702/5 on rain-curtailed Day 3
Wasim Jaffer missed out on a triple hundred but Vidarbha, in their bid to out-bat Rest of India, posted a mammoth 702 for five at stumps on a rain-curtailed third day of the Irani Cup.
Irani Trophy: Wasim Jaffer's heroics for Vidarbha latest chapter in legacy of unwavering passion for cricket
Wasim Jaffer can be called unlucky for not scripting a more memorable journey with India. But instead of brooding over his missed opportunities, he came out to the field, in a different stage, and effortlessly made it his own.
Hanuma Vihari hammered an unbeaten 95 off 76 balls as India B beat India A by eight wickets in the rain-hit opening match of the Deodhar Trophy at Dharamsala on Sunday.
Ravichandran Ashwin ruled out of Deodhar Trophy due to 'niggling issue'; Ankit Bawne made India A captain instead
Senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been ruled out of the upcoming Deodhar Trophy to be held in Dharamsala from 4-8 March.
Mayank Agarwal made a decent Maharashtra attack look pedestrian as he powered Karnataka into the final with a comfortable nine-wicket victory in the Vijay Hazare Trophy in New Delhi on Saturday.