Monday, Mar 02, 2015

SHAMIK CHAKRABARTY

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Ranji Trophy: Wait of expectations, Maharashtra stumble as Tamil Nadu make the final
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

TN make final after wearing down Maharashtra; will attempt to break run of five successive losses at last stage.

From outcast to unopposed BCCI chief, Jagmohan Dalmiya rises from the east
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Jagmohan Dalmiya is back with a vengeance, the plan was in place.

Ranji Trophy: Swapnil Gugale, Chirag Khurana’s tons raise Maharashtra hopes
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

Swapnil Gugale and Chirag Khurana kept Maharashtra in the hunt against a wary Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy.

Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu crawl to mammoth total
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Maharashtra had their opportunities though in the first session on Friday.

Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu consolidate after Dinesh Karthik’s century
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

A 190-run partnership between Karthik and Shankar laid the platform for a late assault, but TN remained circumspect.

Ranji Trophy: Pace battery strong, Maharashtra hope batters spark
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Collectively Maharashtra’s pacers have accounted for 114 opposition scalps this season. Tamil Nadu’s fast bowlers have only taken 38 between them.

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai rise from ashes
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

Thakur, Sandhu inspire 40-time champions to 204-run win over Delhi and a place in semis.

Ranji Trophy: A Fight to the finish
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

Day marred by incident between players as Mumbai, Delhi go into final day of QF with game in the balance.

Ranji Trophy: Delhi sleep, Mumbai make merry
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Herwadkar (161) survives two dropped catches, combines with Iyer to put team on firm footing on Day 3.

Ranji trophy: Mumbai stay in the fight
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Bowl Delhi out for 166 to restrict first innings lead to just 10 runs, then finish Day 2 at 87/1.

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai throw in the towel
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Poor shot selection sees side bowled out for 156 in first innings of quarterfinal against Delhi.

Ranji Trophy Quarter-final: Showstoppers in Cuttack
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Delhi's Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir will play against Mumbai in Ranji Trophy quarters in Cuttack.

N Srinivasan may return to BCCI as soon as March
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

Srinivasan chaired a BCCI working committee meeting in Chennai and decided that the AGM would be held in his backyard.

World Cup 2015: Ishant Sharma flunks fitness test, to fly back home; Bhuvneshwar Kumar under watch
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

Mohit had stayed back in Australia as a cover for his injured team mate.

Ranji Trophy: Anureet Singh presents his case for Railways
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

Anureet made biggest impact with 4 wickets for 45 runs on a pitch that offered very little to the seamers.

Ranji Trophy: Karn Sharma-Anureet Singh mix spice up Railways attack
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Starting on Thursday, will be Karan Sharma's second Ranji Trophy outing since returning from Australia.

‘Srinivasan may sell stake in Chennai Super Kings’
Sun, Jan 25, 2015

Srinivasan has also informed the IPL governing council about CSK’s demerger from India Cements.

Post SC judgement, BCCI waiting for Arun Jaitley, watching N Srinivasan
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Sharad Pawar who has been critical of Srinivasan the last few days, staked claims to bringing about a change.

The flipside: Rolling Stones, tennis and slick humour
Sun, Jan 18, 2015

Grandmaster Surya Shekhar Ganguly has been working as one of Viswanathan Anand's seconds since 2008.

Ranji Trophy: Manoj Tiwary raises Bengal hope with quickfire 52
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

Earlier, resuming on overnight score of 183 for five, J&K lost Subham Pundir on the second ball of the day.

Ranji Trophy: Mountain to climb for Jammu & Kashmir
Thu, Jan 15, 2015

Newly promoted J&K show inexperience as they let initiative slip against Bengal.

Wridhhiman Saha: Back in India, back among runs
Wed, Jan 14, 2015

Without his ton, and his 144-run fifth wicket partnership with Laxmi Ratan Shukla (72), Bengal would have been in deep trouble.

Ranji Trophy: On Eden Gardens debut, Samiullah Beigh and Jammu & Kashmir dare to dream big
Tue, Jan 13, 2015

Samiullah Beigh was J&K’s leading wicket taker last season with 35 wickets.

Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik comes calling for Tamil Nadu against Bengal
Fri, Jan 09, 2015

With the chips down, wicketkeeper-batsman comes to TN’s rescue with a ton against Bengal.

Ranji Trophy: Abhimanyu Easwaran finds his feet
Thu, Jan 08, 2015

19-year-old scores maiden First-Class century in only his fourth game as Bengal declare at 454 for nine.

Axar Patel, Stuart Binny handed 2015 World Cup tickets
Wed, Jan 14, 2015

It took less than an hour to pick the squad suggested that almost all players were automatic choices.

Ranji Trophy: Dinesh Karthik’s 92 keeps Tamil Nadu in the game
Tue, Jan 06, 2015

For the hosts, Dinda bowled his heart out but lacked support from his partners against Tamil Nadu.

Murali Vijay, dark horse in the race for World Cup selection
Tue, Jan 06, 2015

Good form in Tests may see opener bag World Cup spot; Shoulder injury leaves Jadeja in doubt.

Ranji Trophy: Stuttering Tamil Nadu look to iron out a few creases
Mon, Jan 05, 2015

Abhinav Mukund with 483 runs in four matches is the team’s highest scorer this season.

Openers lead Bengal fight back after following on
Wed, Dec 31, 2014

Das and Banerjee have so far added 129 runs for the first wicket.

Six overseas series loss on the trot, maybe MS Dhoni’s retirement was a bit overdue
Wed, Dec 31, 2014

MS Dhoni has been a series loser in Test cricket and his retirement was overdue.

Ranji Trophy: Shardul Thakur adds to his tally, now Bengal suffer
Tue, Dec 30, 2014

Thakur (5/37) triggered the collapse as Bengal, despite playing with eight batsmen, found themselves in tatters at 130/6.

Ranji Trophy: Bengal face Shreyas Iyer ire at Eden Gardens
Mon, Dec 29, 2014

Maiden ton by Shreyas powers Mumbai to a commanding total against Bengal.

Ranji Trophy: In Mumbai’s darkest hour, Suryakumar Yadav the bright spot
Sun, Dec 28, 2014

Yadav has scored 243 runs at 60.75 in 3 games. Mumbai will hope his purple patch continues against Bengal.

Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh fail to make the BCCI grade
Tue, Dec 23, 2014

Both names don’t figure in Indian cricket board’s latest player-contract lists; Bhuvneshwar in ‘A’ list.

Ranji Trophy 2014: Champs Karnataka take cake, floor cherry
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Karnataka beat Bengal by nine wickets to record second straight win but fail to take bonus point.