Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Against super consistent Karnataka, Bengal face uphill task to make first final in 13 years
Eight-time winners Karnataka have remained consistent and are appearing in their third semifinals on the trot
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: K Gowtham takes eight wickets to help Karnataka beat Tamil Nadu; wins for Haryana, Mumbai, Punjab, Gujarat
Requiring 181 to post a win after conceding the first innings lead, Tamil Nadu were all out for 154 in the second innings of the Ranji Trophy encounter. K Gowtham finished with 14 wickets in the match
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Mumbai on the verge of lead as Baroda trail by 130 runs; Ravichandran Ashwin takes four-for
Domestic giants Mumbai are on the cusp of getting a first-innings lead in Ranji Trophy after reducing Baroda to 301/9 despite a valiant unbeaten 100 by their opener Kedar Devdhar.
Gowtham, who was bought for Rs 6.2 crore at the 2018 auction from his base price of Rs 20 lakh, played 15 games in 2018 and seven in 2019.
The Deodhar Trophy will be played at Ranchi from 31 October to 4 November and played between India A, B and C
India A vs New Zealand A: Tim Seifert's fifty takes hosts to 121/3 after Karun Nair-led side collapse to 323
Resuming on 248 for four, India lost their remaining six wickets for just 75 with the pace duo of Lockie Ferguson (4/88) and Doug Bracewell (5/78) tormenting the visitors with three wickets each.
"Yes I admit that we rely heavily on Chris Gayle and KL Rahul but that is the case with almost every team. It (middle-order) has been (a concern), for sure," said Hodge after the loss against Rajasthan Royals.
IPL 2018: Shane Watson's hundred propels Chennai Super Kings to 64-run victory over Rajasthan Royals
CSK, forced out of Chennai due to the Cauvery dispute, were shepherded by the 36-year-old Australian, who hammered 106 from 57 balls to lead his side to a challenging 204 for five after being invited to bat.
IPL 2018: Rajasthan Royals overcome league's 'win toss and field first' template by crafty bowling in rain-hit match
Had rain not intervened in Rajasthan Royals' match against Delhi Daredevils, they might still be languishing at the bottom of the table. But unseasonal showers gave them hope, and their bowlers executed their plans brilliantly.
The in-form Mayank Agarwal and Karun Nair slammed centuries to power Karnataka to a crushing 133-run win over Odisha in the Vijay Hazare Trophy Group 'A' League match.
Mayank Agarwal continued his good form, hammering a 90-ball 109 to star in Karnataka's 85-run (via VJD method) against Baroda in the Vijay Hazare Trophy Group 'A' league in Bengaluru on Wednesday.
Ranji Trophy semi-final roundup: Gautam Gambhir puts Delhi in command against Bengal; Karnataka takes lead over Vidarbha
The manner in which Gambhir-Chandela duo batted made a Bengal attack comprising Shami (23.2-3-83-1) and Ashok Dinda (18-2-86-1) look pedestrian