Senior Mumbai players Aditya Tare and Suryakumar Yadav on Saturday batted for the introduction of DRS in Ranji Trophy matches on the lines of international matches and the Indian Premier League.
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.
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 stats review: Champions Vidarbha enter elite club, Wasim Jaffer adds more feathers to his cap and more
Let us look at some of the records broken and created during the 2018-19 edition of the Ranji Trophy, in which Vidarbha emerged winners after their 78-run win over Saurashtra in the final.
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.
Vidarbha Cricket Association announces Rs 3 crore prize for Ranji Trophy squad's successful title defence
The Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Thursday announced a cash reward of Rs 3 crore for its victorious Ranji Trophy squad, which defended the title by defeating Saurashtra in the final on Thursday.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Vidarbha coach Chandrakant Pandit lauds team's character, says 'there was pressure to maintain reputation'
A strict disciplinarian by his own admission, Chandrakant Pandit is immensely proud that Vidarbha players have made a seamless transition from handling pressure to putting opposition under the pump, during their second successive Ranji Trophy triumph.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Vidarbha crowned domestic champions for second consecutive time, beat Saurashtra by 78 runs
Left-arm spinner Aditya Sarwate was the star for Vidarbha, claiming six wickets in his 24 overs in the second innings. He had picked up 5/98 in the first innings.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Cheteshwar Pujara falls for a duck as Aditya Sarwate takes Vidarbha close to title
Left-arm spinner Aditya Sarwate once again turned out to be Cheteshwar Pujara's nemesis as he was trapped leg before for nought with Saurashtra tottering at 58 for 5 in their pursuit of 206 in Ranji Trophy final.
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: Saurashtra's Harvik Desai says target around 160 would be achievable in final against Vidarbha
With two full days to go in the Ranji Trophy final, Vidarbha are ahead by 60 runs with six wickets in hand and Harvik Desai said bowling them out quickly would be key if they are to win their maiden title.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Vidarbha manage slender lead in final on Day 3 despite gritty fightback from Saurashtra
Resuming Day 3 of the Ranji Trophy final at a precarious 158 for five, Saurashtra's lower order batsmen showed remarkable gumption and grit to take the first innings to 307, just five short of Vidarbha's first innings total.
Pujara remains tentative at the beginning of the innings is a well known fact and Vidarbha bowlers' only aim was to see that he is not allowed to dig his heels in order to score a 'Daddy Hundred'.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Aditya Sarwate weaves spin-web around Saurashtra to stage Vidarbha's comeback on Day 2
After a depressing Sunday, it was an engrossing Monday that entirely belonged to the home team. They first made a remarkable recovery to score 312 in their first innings after resuming at 200 for 7 and then reduced the visitors to 158 for 5 at stumps.
Dav Whatmore reveals how he turned around Kerala's fate in Ranji Trophy and why Sanju Samson is ready for international cricket
Dav Whatmore said that when he joined the Kerala team in 2017 as head coach, he felt that the team had reasonable group of players to make an impression in Ranji Trophy.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Saurashtra on top as Vidarbha struggle to reach 200/7 at stumps on opening day of final
It proved to be a good toss to lose for Saurashtra, who succeeded in removing the most impactful Vidarbha batsmen — Jaffer (23) and captain Faiz Fazal (16) — cheaply.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Final not just about Cheteshwar Pujara, Umesh Yadav but also the collective force of Vidarbha and Saurashtra
The Ranji Trophy final boils down to who between Vidarbha and Saurashtra is willing to hang on for a longer duration over the next few days to have the last laugh in what has been a marathon season.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Jaydev Unadkat says Cheteshwar Pujara has been Saurashtra's pillar for a long time
Pujara, who had an outstanding Test series with the bat in Australia, carried his form into the Ranji Trophy knockout for Saurashtra on his return.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Calmed by Cheteshwar Pujara and backed by exciting talent, Saurashtra are a step away from maiden title glory
Saurashtra have recognised the fine line that separates desperation from eagerness, and that has put them just a step away from fulfilling the dream of winning their maiden Ranji Trophy.
Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Former Mumbai captains to meet and discuss team's dismal performance in tournament
Post the disappointing show, MCA officials, along with CIC members Raju Kulkarni, Kiran Mokashi and Sahil Kukreja, had spoken to senior players like Surya Kumar Yadav, Siddhesh Lad, Akhil Herwadkar and coach Vinayak Samant.