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Rest of India favourites to defend Irani Cup (Preview)


September 20th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) With the cricketing attention firmly on the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka, a truncated Rajasthan, the reigning Ranji Trophy champions, take on Rest of India ... Read more...

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Hyderabad stadium’s pavilion named after Laxman


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) has named the north- end of the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium at Uppal after V.V.S. Laxman, who announced his retirement ... Read more...

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Centre must decide on Telangana soon: Andhra Pradesh CM (Interview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kondruprolu (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 22 (IANS) The union government must take a call soon on the issue of statehood for the Telangana region, says Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy format tweaked a second time in 10 years


July 16th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday put its seal on restructuring domestic cricket as recommended by its technical committee headed by Sourav Ganguly.The Board of Control ... Read more...

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Yuvraj eyes return against Kiwis before T20 World Cup


July 7th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who has recovered from a rare germ cell cancer, says it is crucial for him to play in the T20 Internationals against ... Read more...

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Bengal exults at Pranab’s candidature


June 15th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Having missed the bus 17 years ago when Jyoti Basu could not become the prime minister following objections form his own party, West Bengal Friday ... Read more...

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Ganguly-led technical committee calls for Ranji overhaul


June 12th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The Sourav Ganguly-led technical committee of the Indian cricket board Tuesday called for overhauling the Ranji Trophy and recommended doing away with the Elite and Plate ... Read more...

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Promising domestic players are excelling in IPL


May 5th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Players like Parvinder Awana (Kings XI Punjab), Shahbaz Nadeem (Delhi Daredevils), Debabrata Das (Kolkata Knight Riders) and Mandeep Singh (Kings XI Punjab) have done reasonably ... Read more...

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Irfan stars as Baroda beat Punjab in Mushtaq Ali final


March 27th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) All-rounder Irfan Pathan played a cameo with the bat and then starred with the ball to help Baroda beat Punjab by eight runs in the ... Read more...

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Change of pace and variation crucial in Twenty20: Umesh Yadav


March 27th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' young fast bowler Umesh Yadav feels that variation and change of pace will be crucial in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Umesh, who was ... Read more...

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Ganguly eager to end losing streak in finals


March 11th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Bengal have lost their three previous one-day finals and Sourav Ganguly, who has been part of one of them, looks determined to set the ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Sourav-led technical body differs with working committee


February 17th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The Sourav Ganguly-led technical committee of the Indian cricket board is not in favour of either fiddling with the Ranji Trophy format or of playing the ... Read more...

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Rajasthan set to win second consecutive Ranji Trophy title


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Rajasthan have all but won the Ranji Trophy for the second season running as they took a match-winning first innings lead of 326 after dismissing Tamil ... Read more...

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Rajasthan in driver’s seat in Ranji Trophy final


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Holders Rajasthan took three quick wickets to exert control over the Ranji Trophy final against Tamil Nadu, who were struggling at 66 for three at stumps ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy Final: Saxena strikes double ton as Rajasthan crawl


January 20th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) Riding on Vineet Saxena's double century, holders Rajasthan showed their intent to wear down Tamil Nadu, piling up 404 for two in the first innings on ... Read more...

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Dharamsala to host international cricket matches


January 20th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 20 (IANS) The picturesque stadium in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamsala town is all set to host international cricket matches with the International Cricket Council (ICC) giving it clearance, an ... Read more...

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Rajasthan openers make merry in Ranji final


January 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) On a rather docile pitch, the highly experienced Rajasthan openers Akash Chopra and Vineet Saxena made the best of the conditions to pile on 221 for ... Read more...

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Balaji confident of success in Ranji Trophy final


January 18th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu skipper Lakshmipathy Balaji Wednesday struck a note of confidence as he felt he has the team to win the Ranji Trophy final against holders ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu geared up for Ranji Trophy final against Rajasthan (Preview)


January 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu appear primed and ready to win their third Ranji Trophy title and their optimism stems not just from the obvious home advantage, but also ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Zaheer back in ODI fold, Irfan retained (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar and pace spearhead Zaheer Khan were picked for the ODIs for the first time since the 2011 World Cup while ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu beat Mumbai to set up final date with Rajasthan


January 13th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Friday entered the Ranji Trophy final by virtue of their big first-innings lead against Mumbai and they now meet Rajasthan at home in ... Read more...

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Chennai to host Ranji Trophy final


January 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will host defending champions Rajasthan in the Ranji Trophy final at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium Jan 19-23.Tamil Nadu have entered their first Ranji Trophy ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Rituraj bowls Rajasthan into final; TN virtually through


January 12th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Defending champions Rajasthan Thursday entered the Ranji Trophy final defeating Haryana by 64 runs at the Bansi Lal Stadium at Lahli, near Rohtak.In the other ... Read more...

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Haryana need 170 runs, Rajasthan eight wickets; Mumbai in trouble


January 11th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) A seven-wicket haul by medium-pacer Rituraj Singh brought defending champions Rajasthan right back into their Ranji Trophy semi-final against Haryana at the Bansi Lal Stadium ... Read more...

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Rajasthan play Haryana and Mumbai meet TN in Ranji semis


January 5th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Mumbai Thursday joined Haryana to complete the Ranji Trophy semifinals line-up after winning their respective matches on the first-innings lead.Haryana won ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy quarters: Haryana’s Harshal Patel takes eight wickets


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Haryana medium-pacer Harshal Patel ran through the Karnataka first-innings for 151 taking eight wickets while another fast bowler Mumbai's Dhawal Kulkarni claimed a fifer against ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: TN begin favourites


January 1st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) With their frontline batsmen and bowlers in good form this season, Tamil Nadu, winners in 1986-87 and twice runners-up thereafter, would be looking to roll over ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Saurashtra, Rajasthan win big


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Saurashtra beat Railways while defending champions Rajasthan thrashed Orissa in the Ranji Trophy Elite Division matches Friday.Saurashtra defeated Railways by 97 runs at the Karnail ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Saurashtra well placed against Railways


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Saurashtra were well placed to win their Ranji Trophy Elite Division Group A match against hosts Railways as 18 more wickets tumbled on the second ... Read more...

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18 wickets crash in Railways-Saurashtra Ranji match


December 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Saurashtra claimed eight Railways wickets for 71 runs after being dismissed for 175 in their first innings as 18 wickets crashed in 86.1 overs on ... Read more...

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Sudhindra’s seven-wicket haul puts Madhya Pradesh on top


December 15th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh fast bowler T.P. Sudhindra's seven-wicket haul in the first innings demolished Haryana as the hosts were bundled out for 126 and made to ... Read more...

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India will rely on swing: Zaheer


December 15th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 15 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan says the bowling unit will depend on swing against the struggling Australian batting that has proved vulnerable to the moving ball ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Bhatia dedicates ton to Kolkata’s hospital fire victims


December 14th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Delhi batsman Rajat Bhatia, who struck a gritty 163 not out on day two of the Ranji Trophy game against Bengal Wednesday, dedicated his ton to ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Mukund’s double ton takes Tamil Nadu to 693/8


December 14th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Abhinav Mukund smashed a double century (220) as Tamil Nadu piled up 693/8 against Gujarat on the third day of their Ranji Trophy Elite League ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Mukund puts Tamil Nadu in strong position


December 13th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Centuries by Abhinav Mukund and Subramaniam Badrinath have put Tamil Nadu in the driver's seat against hosts Gujarat on the opening day of the Ranji ... Read more...

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