Ranji Trophy
Sports  /  Published 23.02.20

A foot in semi-finals

Bowlers ensured a crucial first innings lead and then batsmen complemented their efforts as Bengal are all but through to the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy.At stumps on the penultimate day of their ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.08.19

Monty Panesar eyes Ranji pitch

Out of top-tier cricket for a long time, Monty Panesar is eyeing a comeback in this season’s Ranji Trophy.The left-arm spinner, who played 50 Tests and 26 ODIs for England along with one T20I, hopes...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 05.11.18

Gambhir steps down as Delhi Ranji captain

Gautam Gambhir was Monday replaced by Nitish Rana as Delhi’s Ranji captain after the team’s seniormost player decided to make way for someone younger at the top position, a state association offic...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 19.09.19

Ashok Dinda fitness a concern

Ashok Dinda’s fitness is a concern for Bengal ahead of their Vijay Hazare Trophy campaign.The senior pro is still Bengal’s prime and go-to bowler and the team management wants the pacer to be full...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.05.20

Agony & ecstasy of IPL-like Ranji final

Twentynine years ago on this day, the Wankhede was witness to one of the greatest matches in Indian domestic cricket. Sudipto Gupta looks back at that nail-biting May 7 contest.Long before the thrill...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

Bihar  /  Published 28.10.18

After 18 years, Bihar pads up for Ranji innings

After a wait of 18 years, Bihar will play the Ranji Trophy matches starting November 1. Led by former Team India player Pragyan Ojha, the Bihar Ranji team’s first match is against Uttrakhand. Before...
By Roshan Kumar in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.10.18

Dhanbad lad Nadeem upbeat after T20 call

A day after his selection in the India T20 team for the three-match series against West Indies, Dhanbad left-arm spinner and former Jharkhand Ranji skipper Shahbaz Nadeem on Saturday said he had been ...
By V in Jamshedpur

Cricket  /  Published 23.10.18

Our aim is to win Ranji Trophy, says Bengal mentor Arun Lal

Former India opener and Bengal captain Arun Lal will be the mentor of the state Ranji Trophy team for the forthcoming season. After days of uncertainty, there was some respite for captain Manoj Tiwary...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.04.20

Dav bats for rise and rise of Indian cricket

Ever since the time he was appointed as the National Cricket Academy (NCA)’s director of operations in October 2007, Dav Whatmore’s bond with Indian cricket has only grown stronger.The three seaso...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 15.04.20

On forced break, Abhimanyu Easwaran reflects

The ongoing lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic has come as a blessing in disguise for Abhimanyu Easwaran.The Bengal captain is spending precious time with his family at home in Dehradun, especially...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta


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