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West Bengal: For Laxmi Ratan, the pitch has changed, not the plot

An active sportsperson working as a sports minister in Mamata Banerjee’s cabinet would have been a novelty in Indian politics.

From cricketer to cabinet minister: Laxmi Ratan Shukla 'ready' for 2nd innings

Laxmi Ratan Shukla is one of the youngest ministers in Mamata Banerjee's newly-sworn-in cabinet.


Ranji Trophy: Sangram Atitkar almost bats Bengal out of semis

Maharashtra bowlers came out all guns blazing as they reduced Bengal to 16 for one.

Ranji Trophy: Samad Fallah rips apart Bengal as Maharashtra take firm control

Fallah wrecked havoc with the new ball claiming seven for 58 in 16.4 overs.

Ranji Trophy: Bengal trump Railways, enter semis

Set a target of 271, Railways were bundled out for 222 in 83.3 over.

Ranji Trophy: Murali Kartik stumps Bengal by opening

Kartik is no mug with the bat, having made over 4,000 runs in first-class cricket.


Ranji Trophy: Railways hold slight edge over Bengal

Chasing a target of 271, Railways were 117 for three at stumps.

Laxmi Ratan Shukla fights for Bengal

Shukla's valiant unbeaten half-century helped Bengal stage a remarkable fight-back.

Ashok Dinda bags seven,Bengal six

Medium-pacer helps Bengal beat Uttar Pradesh by eight wickets to register first win.

Ashok Dinda bowls Bengal to emphatic win

Dinda returned to his elements with a magnificent seven for 82,and a match haul of 10.