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Bengal Ranji Trophy


Manoj Tiwary counts the positives after Ranji Trophy final stumble

March 17, 2020 8:58 am

Manoj Tiwary opens up to The Indian Express about losing the Ranji Trophy final, how he has forgotten about the defeat, his free-scoring form, the unlikely heroes, and the elder-brotherly Arun Lal.

Ranji Trophy Final: Bengal coach Arun Lal fumes at slow, low pitch

March 10, 2020 11:06 am

“It’s a very poor wicket. The board has to look into it, this is very poor. The ball is not coming up, this is not good for cricket. The ball is not getting off the thing, it's dusting the first day."

Ranji Trophy 2020 Final Day 1 Highlights: Saurashtra end on 206/5, Pujara retired hurt

March 09, 2020 5:45 pm

Ranji Trophy 2020 Final, Saurashtra vs Bengal Highlights: Helped by Avi Barot and Vishvaraj Jadeja's fifties, Saurashtra crossed the 200-run mark.

Chance of a lifetime for Bengal, Saurashtra in Ranji Trophy final

March 09, 2020 1:23 pm

While Bengal was last in a final 13 years ago, Saurashtra will be playing their fourth final in eight years. The former possess Saha and Tiwary, who would be playing his 100th Ranji Trophy game, the latter have Pujara.

Bengal know how to get Cheteshwar Pujara out, says Wriddhiman Saha

March 08, 2020 7:47 pm

Akash Deep, Mukesh Kumar, and Ishan Porel will only benefit from Wriddhiman Saha's advice on how to dismiss Cheteshwar Pujara on a track where he has played some of his marathon innings.

Ishan Porel scalps five as Bengal pacers put Karnataka on mat in Ranji semifinal

March 02, 2020 8:43 am

“This has to be my best; a five-wicket haul in a Ranji Trophy semifinal. When we get the new ball, we go for the kill," said Ishan Porel after Day 2 of the semi-final where he bagged five wickets for 39.

At 35, Bengal's Anustup Majumdar gets second wind, hits unbeaten century in Ranji Trophy semis

March 01, 2020 1:06 am

Coming into the season, Anustup Majumdar had seven centuries in 56 first-class matches. Into his 63rd match, he now has nine hundreds, after his match-winning 157 in the quarters and Saturday's unbeaten 120.

Ranji Trophy: Anustup Majumdar's ton revives Bengal, Saurashtra five down on Day 1

February 29, 2020 9:44 pm

Fresh from his career-best 157 from a similar position in the quarters, Anustup Majumdar slammed an unbeaten 120 to revive Bengal innings. Gujarat bowlers restricted Saurashtra to 217/5 on Day 1 of the semi-final.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Bengal, Saurashtra, Karnataka & Gujarat qualify for semis

February 24, 2020 10:01 pm

Karnataka secured an outright win against J&K while Bengal and Saurashtra rode on the first-innings lead against Odisha and Andhra respectively to join Gujarat in the semifinals.

Steve Waugh back at Eden Gardens, as a photographer

January 27, 2020 6:42 pm

Steve Waugh was seen lying flat to take ground-level shots of the bowlers' in action, as he also clicked the batsmen in action, looking like an expert photographer.