ICC U-19 World Cup 2018: Prithvi Shaw and Co will 'enter the man's world' after India-Australia final, says Unmukt Chand
He knows the perils and privileges of being a successful young cricketer and Under-19 World Cup-winning captain Unmukt Chand has a message for Prithvi Shaw and Co: "The real journey for all the boys will begin after tomorrow's final."
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Delhi ride on all-round performances to beat Rajasthan and lift maiden title
Chand, playing his 2nd match of the tournament, produced a timely half-century after Rishabh Pant (13) and Gautam Gambhir (27) got out cheaply as Delhi put on board 153 for six
Not just catapulting a performer to stardom, the IPL can help resurrect careers too. Such is the reach, clout and importance of the IPL that a good showing in the tournament can impress the men who matter.
Ranji Trophy: Rajneesh Gurbani's rich haul to Suresh Raina's poor form, a look at season's hits and misses
While Vidarbha players occupied the top half of both batting and bowling statistics tables at the end of the season, there were others who showed sparks of individual brilliance despite their team's failure to make it to the final stages of the tournament. Here's a look at Ranji Trophy's hits and misses.
Ranji Trophy: Manoj Tiwary, Sudeep Chatterjee's dismissals peg Bengal back in semi-final against Delhi on Day 1
Atrocious shot selection from skipper Manoj Tiwary and his deputy Sudeep Chatterjee saw Delhi take control of the proceedings, restricting Bengal to 273 for 7 on day one of the Ranji Trophy semi-finals.
A quality of the students of this academy, be it Gambhir, Mishra, or Rana, is that they all come back here whenever they can to iron out their deficiencies. And a quality of the academy is that a lot of stress is put on steeling its students mentally.
Ranji Trophy roundup: Mumbai on the ropes against Baroda in 500th match; gritty Gautam Gambhir keeps Delhi afloat
Swapnil Singh broke an 11-year jinx as he scored his maiden first-class ton, a knock of 164 without a blemish, to help Baroda take a massive first innings lead of 404 runs against Mumbai on day three of the Ranji Trophy match at vthe Wankhede Stadium.
The Assam bowlers also used time wasting tactics against Delhi to delay the proceedings with the light only getting worse.
The 36-year-old Gambhir, who had captained Delhi in the Ranji Trophy for the past four seasons, expressed his desire to continue as a player.
Veteran Indian opener Gautam Gambhir was on Saturday handed a suspended four-match ban from first-class cricket for his ugly confrontation with Delhi Ranji coach KP Bhaskar earlier this year.
The DDCA administrator Justice Vikramjit Sen has summoned senior player Gautam Gambhir, under-fire coach KP Bhaskar and team manager Shankar Saini to discuss about the recent controversies surrounding the senior state team's dismal show in Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Here is the roundup from all the action in the Vijay Hazare trophy
With an aim of making it to the Indian squad for the Champions Trophy in England, Ashish Nehra is all set to play three matches for the Rishabh Pant-led Delhi in the Vijay Hazare National One Day tournament in Cuttack
Here is the roundup of all matches from new round of matches of the Ranji Trophy
Here is the action from Day Two of matches in the Ranji Trophy
Gambhir kept himself in the hunt for a place in the Indian team's first XI against England in the first Test starting 9 November by hitting patient 147 helping Delhi take a substantial first innings lead.
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 youngest BCCI president in independent India, Anurag Thakur has taken over the reins of the world's richest cricketing body at a time it is fighting an existential battle against a complete restructuring recommended by the Supreme Court.
The ICC Under-19 World Cup is the best place to look for tomorrow's stars of cricket. Featuring the best young talents from all the nations, the competition gives you a glimpse of the future of cricket. From Yuvraj Singh to Michael Clarke, many future cricketing greats were first blooded at the Under-19 World Cup.