Faiz Fazal News
Vidarbha has been placed in Elite Group B, along with Andra, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Punjab and Tamil Nadu and will be playing their matches in Indore.
Faiz Fazal also shared his experience of being a captain and how difficult it is to be a captain.
India vs New Zealand: Dark cloud hover over Ishant Sharma's participation in Tests after Delhi bowler hurts ankle during Ranji Trophy match
Spearheading the Delhi attack against Vidarbha, the extent of the 31-year-old's injury is not known, but Ishant looked in real pain as he hobbled off the ground with the help of support staff.
Just when the umpires and the players were walking to the middle, a snake was spotted on the field and it resulted in a few minutes delay.
Vizay Hazare Trophy 2019: Faiz Fazal's fifty helps Vidarbha register easy seven-wicket win over Baroda
Chasing 132 for a win, opener Fazal scored 58 not out from 94 deliveries as he carried his bat through the innings by taking his side home with 15.4 overs to spare. He hit six boundaries and one six during his unbeaten knock.
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Nitish Rana's ton goes in vain as Vidarbha register five-wicket win over Delhi; Uttarakhand thrash Meghalaya
Put in to bat, Delhi openers Shikhar Dhawan (2) and Hiten Dalal (2) fell cheaply to pacer Yash Thakur. Spinner Akshay Karnewar removed captain Dhruv Shorey for just 10 leaving Delhi reeling at 29 for three.
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Priyam Garg's quick-fire fifty guides Uttar Pradesh to victory over Delhi; Vidarbha romp to nine-wicket win over Haryana
Uttar Pradesh recovered from a wobbly start to overhaul the target, scoring 207 for five in 29 overs, riding on Priyam Garg's quickfire 52-ball 79 and a 62-ball 57 by Upendra Yadav.
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
Day 1 – India Green: 308 for 4 in 90 overs (Akshath Reddy 146, Siddhesh Lad 64, Dhruv Shorey 44; Avesh Khan 2/35, Akshay Wakhare 2/78) vs India Red
Duleep Trophy: Day 3 of opening contest between India Blue and India Green called off due to wet outfield
The rain resulted in a wet outfield and the conditions didn't improve through the day, forcing the officials to call off play without a ball being bowled for the second straight day.
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.
Irani Cup: Decision to settle for draw revealed to be mutual decision between captains Ajinkya Rahane, Faiz Fazal
Eyebrows may have been raised when the Irani Cup was called off with Vidarbha needing just 11 runs for an outright win, but one of their senior players Sunday insisted that the decision was mutually taken.
Faiz Fazal's unconditional loyalty towards cricket has made Vidarbha a success story in Indian domestic circuit
In every public interaction, Faiz Fazal deviates the attention towards the team. This basic understanding of human psychology and his stature as a batsman has earned him the trust and respect of the players.
Irani Cup: Vidarbha complete successive season doubles by retaining title; team donates prize money to Pulwama victims
Clinical Ranji champions Vidarbha reasserted their supremacy in domestic arena, beating a star-studded Rest of India to retain the Irani Cup, making it back-to-back seasons of double delight.
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.
Irani Cup: Vidarbha dismiss Rest of India for 330 after Hanuma Vihari's century and Mayank Agarwal's 95
Hanuma Vihari, who had scored a hundred in the last Irani Cup, once again held the innings together scoring 114 off 211 balls with 11 fours and two sixes.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19 season a step towards democratisation of Indian cricket as Vidarbha once again emerge champions
In 2018-19 season of Ranji Trophy, Mumbai, who started the season by winning the Vijay Hazare Trophy, not making it to the knockouts for the first time since 2007-08 got attention, but very few complained because it was another indication of democratisation of Indian cricket.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: The Chandrakant Pandit touch and rise of lesser-known players form backbone of Vidarbha's second consecutive title
Vidarbha coach Chandrakant Pandit, captain Faiz Fazal and Man of the Final Aditya Sarwate talk about the team's journey to two successive Ranji titles.