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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.

Ranji Trophy 2014: Bengal go to sleep after lunch
Wed, Dec 17, 2014

Hosts lose seven wickets for 79 runs after break on Day Three to concede follow-on to champs Karnataka.

Ranji Trophy: Shreyas Gopal’s maiden ton rescues Karnataka
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

Karnataka’s No.9 Gopal strikes maiden ton to help side recover from 178/7 to 408.

Dinda puts champs on back foot
Mon, Dec 15, 2014

With trauma of Pakistan loss still fresh in their minds, India lose 2-1 in bronze-medal playoff

Sub-plot: A race to grab a WC spot
Sun, Dec 14, 2014

It might sound a little strange for Ranji trophy is a four-day affair but considering this is the only tournament Tiwary, Uthappa and Pandey will play before the World Cup.

Final culling before the World Cup will be tougher task
Fri, Dec 05, 2014

Odds still favour Jadeja getting a World Cup berth ahead of Patel, but things can become tricky in the end.

Will Yuvraj Singh make 30 India probables for the 2015 World Cup?
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

Yuvraj, Harbhajan — out of favour at the moment but still harbouring hopes of returning to the fold.

India squad lands in Australia, minus Ravi Shastri and Duncan Fletcher
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

The rest of the support staff, assistant coaches Bangar and Arun and fielding coach R Sridhar, are with the team.

BCCI throws weight behind N Srinivasan, Sundar Raman; postpones AGM to December 17
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

Board members conclude there is 'no taint on conduct of N Srinivasan; back Raman too.

For Sri Lanka, only Angelo Mathews rose above mediocrity
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

Even before this game, the captain was Sri Lanka’s highest scorer in this series with 200 runs from four matches.

Virat Kohli: The 21st century great
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

Kohli’s 139* trumps Mathews’ 139* as India beat SL by three wickets in final ODI to complete 5-0 sweep.

Playing Sri Lanka, eyeing Australia
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

With the series already in pocket, India are now focused on the next task at hand, the tour Down Under.

Rohit Sharma: First man, over the moon
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Rohit Sharma posts the highest ODI individual score of 264, to becoming the only man to strike two double hundreds.

Full Speed Ahead
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Captain Virat Kohli says India will bank on pace bowlers to deliver the goods in Australia.

Robin Uthappa gets a foothold
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

Inclusion in team for last two ODIs hands wicketkeeper batsman opportunity to impress.