After helping West Zone clinch Duleep Trophy, pacer eager to put up strong show in Irani Trophy
Domestic season to begin with Duleep Trophy, Irani Cup also back on schedule.
On the final day, Mumbai could only manage 269 in their second innings, leaving MP with a paltry target of 108, and they did it in style as Pandit won a record sixth national title as a coach.
MP left-hand batter helps Madhya Pradesh take 162-run lead; Mumbai 113/2 at stumps on Day 4.
The batter made the most of the opportunity as he hammered 289, his highest first-class score so far, to help the team declare after posting a mammoth 585/9.
The day belonged to none other than Sarfaraz, who has now scored an astounding 937 runs in Ranji Trophy in just six games and could make it 1000 for the season if Mumbai bats again in this match.
While in the Ranji Trophy, Pujara scored an 83-ball 91 against Mumbai, he hit four centuries, including two double centuries for Sussex in Division Two County Championships.
Leading domestic powerhouse Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy final against a gutsy Madhya Pradesh team is Shaw's current assignment.
MP head coach Chandrakant Pandit won't let his team settle for anything less than a championship but Amol Muzumdar's men have dominated the proceedings since the start.
From 405 camps to players' dossiers to sessions at Army Infantry School: MP's journey to Ranji final.
When a team achieves a milestone like that, it would be normal for them to be ecstatic. But when the last wicket fell, apart from the initial roar from the pacer, there was little else.
Kartikeya actually played with the opposition batters' minds and even their top-scoring skipper, Abhimanyu Easwaran (78), looked beaten from the start.
On a day where the television and digital rights were sold for record sum, for a board that has been criticised in the past for not showing sensitivity, BCCI's reaction was rather muted.
He exchanged his thoughts with the GVMC Commissioner and assured him to extend his support to the municipal corporation in its efforts to make the city plastic-free.
Parkar's stroke-filed 252 and Sarfaraz Khan's aggressive 153 have put the 41-time Ranji Trophy winners in the driver's seat.
Looking to accelerate the scoring rate, the 23-year-old Gharami's stay in the middle ended with a contentious decision after which Bengal looked to nudge the ball around for ones and twos.
Two youngsters Mumbai’s Suved Parkar and Bengal’s Sudip Gharami hogged the limelight on Day 1 of the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals that got underway in Bengaluru.
In an internal communication circulated by the BCCI to its state units, the two semifinals will now begin from June 14, instead of June 12.
The knockout phase of the Ranji Trophy will be held in Bengaluru from June 4 to 24, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Thursday.
With the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association resuming the B Somasundaram Trophy for the U-14 city schools, there is an air of of excitement and anxiety among the parents, coaches and players.