Vijay Hazare Trophy: Kerala halt Delhi's unbeaten run; Bengal beat Tripura to pick up first win of tournament
Coming into the match with four wins from as many outings, fancied Delhi were shocked by Kerala in the game reduced to 42-over-a-side contest due to wet outfield.
Rishab Pant showed his prodigious talent yet again as he struck an aggressive 64, two days after smashing the second fastest hundred, to help Delhi beat Services by 22 runs in their Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy match in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir began their quest to get fresh IPL contracts in earnest, hitting half-centuries, as Punjab pipped Delhi by two runs in a marquee North Zone encounter of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
The cricketer, whose name has not yet been revealed, will be the second after former India U-19 player Pradeep Sangwan to have tested positive.
Young Shreyas Iyer missed a magnificent century by four runs but that was enough for Delhi Daredevils to edge past Gujarat Lions by two wickets in an inconsequential Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur on Wednesday.
“Jeez, this guy is 19?” That was Delhi teammate Sam Billings’ reaction about Pant when he first saw him in the nets during the 2016 IPL. Thereafter, Pant has grown in stature, and now looks a finished product.
The Gujarat Lions started brilliantly with the ball but Ben Stokes' maiden T20 hundred snatched the match out of their hands.
Ben Stokes hammered an unbeaten 103 under pressure to lead Rising Pune Supergiant to a five-wicket win over Gujarat Lions that consolidated their fourth position in IPL in Pune on Monday
Here is the roundup of all the action from Day 2 of Ranji Trophy matches
Here is the roundup of all matches from new round of matches of the Ranji Trophy
Delhi's senior state team began its training after a four-day break at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium but three selectors Nikhil Chopra, Atul Wassan and Robin Singh Junior were not present to check out on the players with the team set to be selected within two days.
Punjab captain Yuvraj Singh fell cheaply in his Ranji Trophy season opener before Uday Kaul and Gurkeerat Singh led the side's recovery against Railways
The poor drainage facilities at Shahid Vijay Singh Patheek Stadium again came to the fore as a total of four hours and 45 minutes of play was wasted during the fourth day of the Duleep Trophy final.
"The Tribunal has found that the Player has committed an Anti-Doping Violation under Article 2.1 of the Code for the presence of the Prohibited Substance Stanozolol, an Anabolic Steroid," it added.
Sangwan is only the second cricketer in the history of IPL after Pakistani speedster Mohammed Asif to have been found guilty of consuming banned drugs.