Full Coverage : RANJI TROPHY

Mid-season’s greetings: Hit, wickets and runs
January 2, 2015

A look at the highlights from the Ranji Trophy tournament tournament so far.

Ranji Trophy: Punjab win run marathon
January 1, 2015

After scoring ton, Yuvraj wraps up the tail to secure 100-run lead for visitors.

Ranji Trophy Roundup: Shreyas Iyer smashes maiden ton; Unmukt Chand, Gautam Gambhir give Delhi headstart
December 28, 2014

Discarded Indian all-rounder Yuvraj was batting on 95 alongside Mandeep, who was on 154 off 228 balls.

As light fades Delhi record outright win over Rajasthan
December 25, 2014

Delhi who looked like they were running out of ideas. But the end eventually came for Rajasthan.

Abhimanyu Mithun runs the anchor leg

Having resumed on an overnight score of 131/1, Karnataka on 174/5 to set Railways a target of 251.

Ranji Trophy Group C: Kerala stutter against Hyderabad at Wayanad
December 22, 2014

Hyderabad had Kerala struggling at 179 for six in their first innings after posting 270 on day two.

Ranji Trophy Group B: Virender Sehwag, Unmukt Chand fifties give Delhi upper hand over Rajasthan

The duo helped Delhi accumulate 131 runs in the post-lunch session to take tea at 141 for two in 38 overs.

Ranji Trophy Group A: Abhishek Kaushik fifty gives Railways lifeline against Karnataka

The match is nicely poised but medium pacer Stuart Binny thinks his team has the upper hand.

Ranji Trophy Roundup: Andhra, Punjab, Gujarat post wins; Mumbai, Goa, Services play out draws
December 17, 2014

40-time winners Mumbai haven’t gotten off to the perfect start to their season and are yet to win a game.

Abhimanyu Mithun bouncer cracks Manoj Tiwary’s helmet

Tiwary’s MRI report was normal and is expected to be back in action in two days’ time.

Ranji Trophy 2014: J&K 179 runs away from historic win over Mumbai
December 9, 2014

J&K could start the season with a upset win over Mumbai if they can get 179 on the final day with 9 wickets in hand .

Zaheer Khan, Harmeet Singh called for Mumbai pre-season Ranji Trophy training camp
June 18, 2014

Veteran pacer Zaheer and left arm spinner Harmeet have been included in Mumbai’s pre-season Ranji camp.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka end 15-year title drought
February 3, 2014

Karnataka end 15-year title drought to claim seventh Ranji Trophy with outright win over Maharashtra in final.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka in seventh heaven

Karnataka end 15-year title drought to claim seventh Ranji Trophy with outright win over Maharashtra in final.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka outclass Maharashtra to lift 7th title
R Vinay Kumar
February 2, 2014

Chasing a modest victory target of 157, Karnataka batsmen reached the destination with ease.

Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra shoot themselves in the foot

With Maharashtra leading by 50 runs and having six wickets in hand, the game was slowly transforming into an open contest.

Ranji Trophy: Kedar Jadhav hits ton but Karnataka stay on course for title
Kedar Jadhav
February 1, 2014

R Vinay Kumar was the most successful Karnataka bowler grabbing four for 84 .

Ranji Trophy: Day of the other Rahul
Lokesh Rahul

Lokesh’s 131 helps side end Day Three 169 runs ahead of Maharashtra’s first innings score with 3 wkts in hand.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka extend lead, tighten grip on final
January 31, 2014

Karnataka were successful in their plan to bat Maharashtra out of the contest, as they finished the day at 474/7.

Ranji Trophy: Ganesh Satish trumpets return

Karnataka opener hits 117* to take side within 75 runs of lead after Maharashtra lose last five wickets early.

Ranji Trophy: Ganesh Satish, Lokesh Rahul put Karnataka in command
January 30, 2014

Lokesh Rahul (94) and Ganesh Satish were in complete control as they anchored Karnataka to 230/0 at the end of day’s play.

Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra leave it to Ankit Bawne

Middle-order batsman’s unbeaten 89 invaluable as team finishes Day One 272/5 after being 90/3.

Ranji Trophy: Ankit Bawne holds fort
January 29, 2014

Maharashtra’s Bawne helped his side reach a respectable 272/5 at stumps on Day 1 of the final.

Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra’s Vijay Zol aims to finish his debut season well

Coach Surendra Bhave says that the batsman will benefit from his experience of playing in the Ranji Trophy final.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka hold the edge
The Karnataka team at a practice session ahead of the Ranji Trophy final in Hyderabad on Tuesday.	 Express

With less big match experience, Maharashtra’s ability to deal with the pressure of playing a final will be tested.

First sighting: Brown grass leads to talk of turn for Ranji Trophy final
January 28, 2014

Maharashtra coach Bhave said that this was a wicket where spin might play a ‘huge’ role.

JAK and the art of motorcycle maintenance

How J Arun Kumar, the tattooed and Harley-riding coach, has made this season a memorable journey for Karnataka.

Ranji Trophy: Time of their lives
January 26, 2014

For four Maharashtra players, the game against Karnataka could be their defining moment.

Akshay Darekar turns around fortunes
January 23, 2014

Darekar emerged as Maharashtra’s highest wicket-taker with 32 in 10 matches at an average of 28.40.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka on cloud nine

Karnataka advance to final on 1st innings lead after drizzle forces abandonment of fifth day’s play.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka through after washout
January 22, 2014

Karnataka went through to their first Ranji Trophy final in four seasons.

Karun Nair: An all-weather player

Batsman’s unbeaten century all but assures Karnataka advance to final past Punjab.

Ranji Trophy: Back in final, coach Surendra Bhave keeps it simple

Bhave is the only person in this current Maharashtra group who has played a Ranji final.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka put one foot in final
January 21, 2014

Karnataka have almost sealed their spot in the final of the Ranji Trophy.

Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra outclass Bengal, end two-decade long wait for final berth

Fallah has acquired some amazing skills having bowled on belters for a better part of his career.

Ranji Trophy: Nothing goes Punjab’s way
Karun Nair

Amit Verma, added 110 runs with Nair, the hero of the day with 107*.