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How to win Ranji? Ashwin finds out

Off-spinner’s new show picks the brains of First Class stalwarts He has been a part of teams that have won the World Cup, the Champions Trophy and the IPL. But for R. Ashwin, the Ranji Trophy title has remained elusive. The India off-spinner has been vocal in recent times about the need for things to […]

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Ranji Trophy | Odisha — keeping the momentum going

Coach Parida wants his boys to target semi first, then final Odisha has qualified for the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals after a gap of three years following a draw against Jharkhand. It was a remarkable outing for the Subhranshu Senapati-led side which finished second in Group C (38 points) behind Jammu & Kashmir. This achievement wouldn’t […]

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Bengal, Andhra set for an interesting tussle

Andhra, led by India campaigner Hanuma Vihari, also stressed on the importance of pacers on the Eden wicket. Bengal will look to cash in on the gains of the big away win against Kerala when it takes on Andhra in its first home outing of the current Ranji Trophy season, at the Eden Gardens here […]

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Taking things one at a time

Cheteshwar Pujara says winning the Ranji Trophy match for Saurashtra against Railways is top on his mind right now A batting maestro with 18 Test centuries and over 5,700 runs in 75 Test matches to his name, Cheteshwar Pujara brings to first-class cricket the same level of focus and commitment which he shows in international […]

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South Africa Women in India: India crushes South Africa

The bowlers, backed by agile fielders, restrict visitors to 98 They fielded like tigresses. They bowled like misers. They batted like pros. The Women in Blue are getting better and better in the shortest format. The South Africans made them look even better as they slid to their third defeat in as many matches at […]

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Sanju Samson stars in India-A’s convincing win

The visitors come up with a timid show in a truncated contest Sanju Samson made atonement in front of his home crowd and his splendid knock of 91 set up India-A’s fourth win against South Africa-A in the fifth unofficial one-day match here on Thursday. Heavy rain in the morning and wet outfield turned the […]