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
No matter what the final outcome of Ranji Trophy final is, Aditya Sarwate has secured his place among an elite Vidarbha bowling club consisting of stalwarts like Pritam Gandhe, Umesh Yadav and Sandeep Singh
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Red-hot Umesh Yadav tears Kerala apart as defending champions Vidarbha storm into final
Umesh Yadav starred with a match haul of 12 for 79 as defending champions Vidarbha routed Kerala by an innings and 11 runs on the second day of the Ranji Trophy semi-final at Wayanad on Friday to reach the final for the second year running.
With 346 players enrolled for the event set to take place on December 18th at Jaipur, we scan through some highly talented domestic guns in India who have set themselves up for a big haul courtesy some promising performances in domestic leagues.
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The three India A pacers – Rajneesh Gurbani (2/36), Mohammed Siraj (2/26) and Navdeep Saini (1/66) – shared the five wickets amongst themselves.
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.
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: 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.
Mayank Agarwal smashes double century, Prithvi Shaw slams ton as India ‘A’ dominate South Africa ‘A’ on Day 2 of 1st unofficial Test
India A now enjoy a 165-run lead after Mohammed Siraj took five for 56 to bowl out South Africa A for 246.
Vidarbha fast bowler Rajneesh Gurbani says he is waiting to learn new things from India A coach Rahul Dravid
Gurbani got his maiden call to the Indian A squad for the England tour following an impressive 2017-28 Ranji Trophy season in which he picked up 39 wickets to emerge as Vidarbha's leading wicket-taker.
BCCI’s strategy to send India 'A' squad ahead of long England tour will provide invaluable insights in English conditions that could come handy when some of them get called to the main national team.
Reigning Ranji Trophy champions Vidarbha completed a coveted double crown by winning the Irani Cup beating Rest of India by virtue of massive first innings lead.
Vidarbha ended up with a record 800 for seven before pacer Rajneesh Gurbani tore through the Rest of India batting to put the reigning Ranji champions on the cusp of securing the Irani Cup in Nagpur.
A bunch of domestic performers such as Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw along with likes of Ravichandran Ashwin will be eager to add some context to Irani Cup when Rest of India clashes with Ranji Trophy champions Vidarbha
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Sheldon Jackson, Cheteshwar Pujara star in Saurashtra's victory; Vidarbha win thriller against Jharkhand
Saurashtra rode on Jackson's impressive 107-ball 106 and Pujara's 60 off 92 balls to post 286/7 and then restricted Chattisgarh for 254/9 to run away with all four points from the Group D match.
Ranji Trophy: Belief, consistency, wisdom from grizzled veterans did the trick for champions Vidarbha
While it was the self-belief of youngsters Rajneesh Gurbaani, Ramaswamy Sanjay, Akshay Karnewar and others, it was the positivity imbibed by the veterans such as Wasim Jaffer and Faiz Fazal that worked wonders for Vidarbha this season.
Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) vice-president Prashant Vaidya recalled the time when Pandit, after being signed up last season, asked what they would do with the prize money.
"The win is no less than a fairytale. This feeling can't be described," said the Vidarbha captain.
Ranji Trophy final: Vidarbha pacer Rajneesh Gurbani's hat-trick shows why he could be next big thing in Indian cricket
With a scintillating spell of 6/59 in the first innings of the Ranji Trophy final against Delhi, Rajneesh Gurbani has further drawn the spotlight on himself.