Ranji Trophy

Zonal format for Ranji Trophy unlikely this season

There are plans to have six to eight teams in a group, with league matches of one group scheduled in one or two cities to minimise travel.

published on : 3rd August 2020

Speed breaker: No space for pace in Tamil Nadu’s fortress of spin

Balaji remains the lone Tamil Nadu speedster to play Test cricket in the last 30-odd years.

published on : 29th June 2020

Jaydev Unadkat fires Saurashtra to maiden Ranji Trophy title, delivers on final day yet again

In the second innings, all Saurashtra had to do was to bat time before both captains decided to call off the game and shake hands.

published on : 13th March 2020

Saurashtra set to clinch Ranji Trophy after taking first innings lead against Bengal

Bengal had the upper hand going into day five after Anustup Majumdar (63) and Arnab Nandi (40 not out) shared an unbeaten 91-run stand in the final session Thursday.

published on : 13th March 2020

Saurashtra in control, pitch debate rages

The going has been slow in the Ranji Trophy final in Rajkot. Even on the third day, runs trickled, shots were few and far between, and stroke-making remained a challenge.

published on : 12th March 2020

Arun Lal's very poor pitch comment was ill-timed and error of judgement: SCA curator

Saurashtra, who reached 206 for five on day one, went on to post a formidable 425 on day three.

published on : 11th March 2020

Cheteshwar Pujara not well, nor is Saurashtra

Star batsman walks off with throat pain & fever as bowlers bring Bengal back on Day One of Ranji Trophy final.

published on : 10th March 2020

With home advantange, Saurashtra seek elusive Ranji title

Buried under the achievements of other teams lies this: In the last 10 seasons including this one, Saurashtra have reached the Ranji Trophy final four times.

published on : 9th March 2020

Unadkat leads Saurashtra to second successive Ranji Trophy final

When it looked like Bhargav Merai (14) and skipper Parthiv were steadying Gujarat's ship, Prerak Mankad broke through by trapping Merai in front of the wicket.

published on : 4th March 2020

The Bengal uprising

Underdogs hail work ethic after Mukesh’s six-wicket haul knocks Karnataka out in Ranji Trophy semifinals

published on : 4th March 2020

Ranji Trophy: Batting blues return to haunt Karnataka

Though the bowlers had let Bengal’s tail wag, 312 wasn’t a massive first-innings total or beyond the reach of Karnataka’s batsmen.

published on : 2nd March 2020

Buoyant Bengal: Porel leads ball dance at Eden Gardens in Ranji Trophy semis

When Bengal suspended Ashok Dinda after their first match for disciplinary reasons, there were murmurs in the association as to whether it was a wise call.

published on : 2nd March 2020

Ranji Trophy semifinal preview: Advantage Gujarat in clash of familiar foes

In a clash of opponents familiar with each other in every possible way, Gujarat face Saurashtra in a Ranji Trophy semifinal in Rajkot from Saturday.

published on : 29th February 2020

Ranji Trophy semifinal preview: Green carpet welcome for Karnataka

Bolstered by return of Rahul, Nair & Co expect stiff challenge from Bengal pacers in Ranji Trophy semifinal

published on : 29th February 2020

A first: DRS to be used in Ranji semifinal between Saurashtra and Gujarat

The teams will be given four referrals per innings but the technology will not have Hawk-Eye and Ultra Edge, two key components of the DRS used in international games.

published on : 25th February 2020
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