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Remembering Ranjitsinhji on his birth anniversary

The Ranji Trophy is named after him and was started by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 1934 after his death in 1933.

Small state sides not taken seriously: Sheldon Jackson questions Indian cricket selections

Saurashtra wicketkeeper-batsman Sheldon Jackson has directed a series of tweets to Indian cricket selectors, alleging that "small state sides" are discriminated against.


Abhimanyu Easwaran replaces Manoj Tiwary as Bengal captain

Manoj Tiwary was reportedly given the option to lead Bengal in the shorter formats while promoting Abhimanyu for the Ranji Trophy, but the 33-year-old Tiwary declined the proposal and instead wanted to focus on his batting.

Sairaj Bahutule to coach Gujarat in domestic cricket

The 46-year-old, who had been involved with teams like Kerala, Bengal and Rajasthan Royals in a coaching capacity earlier, had wished to coach Mumbai and applied for the job.

BCCI Domestic Cricket Conclave: Proposal to do away with coin toss

Doing away with toss, neutral venues for knock-out games were some of the suggestions at the BCCI conclave for captains and coaches.

Ranji captains conclave: Introduction of DRS, dropping coin toss among suggestions made

The introduction of DRS in Ranji Trophy and doing away with the concept of coin toss were among the proposals made by the captains and coaches of the domestic teams during a BCCI conclave here Friday.


Citing health issues, Vidarbha coach Chandrakant Pandit steps down

Chandrakant Pandit, 57, had informed the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) top brass at the end of the season about his decision.

Mumbai selectors face clubs’ ire after Ranji Trophy debacle

Around 25 players played for the Mumbai Ranji Trophy team and seven players had their debut domestic season as the team saw a lot of chopping and changing.

Chandrakant Pandit: A taskmaster with no-ball fines, olive-oil dishes to lead Vidarbha to glory

Chandrakant Pandit was coaching Mumbai then and Prashant Vaidya, who is vice-president of Vidarbha Cricket Association, was looking for a coach who can show way to his team to glory.

Ranji Trophy Final, Vidarbha vs Saurashtra: Vidarbha twice as good

Vidarbha clinch second successive Ranji Trophy crown as Aditya Sarwate seals deal with six-wicket haul and 11 wickets in total.

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Gautam Gambhir felicitated at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium after farewell match

Gautam Gambhir was honoured on Sunday after his final competitive match. He marked his final innings by scoring a hundred for Delhi in their Ranji Trophy match against Andhra Pradesh

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka end 15-year title drought

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