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.
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.
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: 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.
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.