Duleep Trophy 2019-20: Shubman Gill, Priyank Panchal and Faiz Fazal named captains as domestic cricket's curtain-raiser begins on 17 August
India Blue will be led by 19-year-old Shubman Gill, considered by many as the next big thing in Indian cricket. India Green will be led by Faiz Fazal, while Priyank Panchal will captain the Reds.
Wasim Jaffer interview: Majority of the states in India need a coach like Chandrakant Pandit to achieve success
Firstpost sat down with Wasim Jaffer to talk about Vidarbha's success, Mumbai cricket's struggles, the importance of having homegrown players, the importance of domestic cricket and much more.
Ranji Trophy 2018: Baba Indrajith named Tamil Nadu for upcoming season; squad to be picked on 24 October
The state senior selection committee met and named Indrajith as captain for the domestic season 2018-2019, a media release from Tamil Nadu Cricket Association here said.
Duleep Trophy: Spinners Saurabh Kumar, Deepak Hooda dismantle India Red as India Blue register innings win in final
India Blue thrashed defending champion India Red by an innings and 187 runs in the final on Friday to win the Duleep Trophy at NPR College ground in Dindigul.
India Blue dominated proceedings against India Red on the third day of the Duleep Trophy final at NPR College ground in Dindigul on Thursday, needing five more wickets to wrap up a win.
A superb ton by Himachal Pradesh's Nikhil Gangta (136) and Dhawal Kulkarni's dismissal of India Red captain Abhinav Mukund put India Blue in the driver's seat on the second day of the Duleep Trophy final
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.
Duleep Trophy: Rain spoils Aditya Sarwate's five-for as India Blue advance to final after holding India Green to draw
India Blue booked a spot in the Duleep Trophy final after the final league game against India Green ended in a draw at the NPR College ground in Dindigul on Saturday.
Duleep Trophy: Saurabh Kumar's five-for helps India Green secure 83-run lead over India Blue on rain-truncated Day 3
Uttar Pradesh left-arm spinner Saurabh Kumar's five-wicket haul helped India Blue secure a vital 83-run lead against India Green on a truncated third day of the final Duleep Trophy league match at Dindigul on Friday, virtually sealing a spot in the final.
Duleep Trophy: Dhruv Shorey falls short of ton as India Blue gain control of proceedings on Day 2 against India Green
India Blue (340) held an advantage over India Green (151 for 4) at the end of day two in the final league match of the Duleep Trophy at the NPR College ground at Dindigul on Thursday.
Duleep Trophy: India Blue ride on fifties from four of top five batsmen to reach 263/3 against India Green on Day 1
Half-centuries by four of the top five batsmen helped India Blue reach 263 for 3 against India Green at stumps on the first day of the final round robin match in the Duleep Trophy at NPR College ground in Dindigul, Tamil Nadu.
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.
Bengal are all set to be dealt with a telling blow as one of their premier batsmen Sudip Chatterjee is unlikely to get No Objection Certificate (NOC) from his employers, Indian Railways for the upcoming season.
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
Duleep Trophy: India Red's Sanjay Ramaswamy, Baba Aparajith hit tons in drawn match against India Green
Opener Sanjay Ramaswamy (123 not out) and Baba Aparajith (101 not out) lit up the final day with twin centuries as the opening match of the Duleep Trophy between India Red and India Green ended in a tame draw
Duleep Trophy: Rajneesh Gurbani's seven-wicket haul helps India Red secure 28-run lead against India Green
Rajneesh Gurbani produced a seven-wicket haul as India Red secured a 28-run first innings lead over India Greens on the third day of the opening match of the Duleep Trophy tournament in Dindigul on Sunday.
The 2018-19 domestic season begins on Friday with the Duleep Trophy, which will provide a platform to the aspirants to shine and challenge the established names, who are away on national duties
Resource crunch, more cricket matches make upcoming Indian domestic season a logistical disaster waiting to happen
This year, 37 affiliates are to take part in BCCI’s cricket tournaments — nine more than the previous year. However, limited resources means Board is staring at a logistical nightmare.
Duleep Trophy: BCCI names Akshay Wadkar as replacement for tainted Abhishek Gupta in India Red squad
The selectors had picked Abhishek Gupta in the Indian Red squad for Duleep Trophy, scheduled to take place from 17 August to 8 September.
BCCI names Punjab wicket-keeper Abhishek Gupta in India Red squad for Duleep Trophy despite latter serving doping ban
In a faux pas, the BCCI has named Punjab wicket-keeper batsman Abhishek Gupta in the India Red squad for Duleep Trophy despite the fact that he is serving a doping ban till 14 September.