Ranji Trophy 2022/23

Ajinkya Rahane calls for five-day games all through Ranji Trophy

Mumbai captain also wants points docked for slow over rates instead of just financial penalties
January 28, 2023

Ranji Trophy round-up: Andhra qualify after rare first-innings tie

The last round of group matches helped us go from 38 teams to only eight, with the quarterfinalists identified
January 28, 2023

Manipur's homegrown heroes prepare for life in the Elite lane

The northeastern state has barely any cricket infrastructure, but its players have fought their way to promotion
January 23, 2023

Ranji Trophy scenarios: Mumbai, Maharashtra in virtual knockout as quarter-finals race heats up

Bengal, Saurashtra, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh are already through, leaving 11 teams jostling for the other four spots
January 28, 2023

Ranji Trophy 6th round: Vidarbha make history, double for Mayank, ten for Akash Deep

Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka have entered the quarter-finals with one round to go, while Bihar and Manipur will contest the Plate final
January 20, 2023

Aditya Sarwate takes six as Gujarat collapse for 54 chasing 73

Vidarbha defend the lowest score in a first-class match in India to go joint-second in Group D
January 20, 2023

Sarfaraz's job is to 'keep scoring runs, all the time', and he hasn't stopped doing it

Not being picked in the Test team despite his monster first-class numbers upset him, but he isn't about to give up
January 18, 2023

Nadeem wants to keep playing, keep knocking on the door that seems to have been shut on him

"You feel proud when you realise that you have achieved something that not many are able to," Nadeem says after reaching the landmark of 500 first-class wickets
January 17, 2023

Ranji Trophy 5th round: Shaw's 379, Punjab's Bazball, Shorey's golden run

Mukesh Kumar's match haul of seven wickets helped Bengal script a win despite conceding a first-innings lead
January 14, 2023

Himachal Pradesh fast bowler Sidharth Sharma dies aged 28

He had been hospitalised after complaining of breathing trouble during a Ranji Trophy practice session in Vadodara
January 13, 2023

'It feels really nice' - Prithvi Shaw after cracking 383-ball 379

He scored 139 runs off 99 balls on the day to add to his overnight score of 240 before getting dismissed for 379
January 11, 2023

Prithvi Shaw slams career-best score at rapid pace

Mumbai opener finishes day one against Assam unbeaten on 240 off 283 balls
January 10, 2023

Women umpires Rathi, Janani and Gayathri make history in Ranji Trophy

The trio, already well-respected on the women's circuit, became the first female umpires to officiate in the tournament
January 10, 2023

Ranji Trophy fourth round: Sarfaraz's hunger, Agarwal's drought-ending ton

Unadkat, Abhimanyu, Jadhav also shone in a round where nine of the 19 games ended in a draw
January 24, 2023

DDCA chief sacks senior selection committee after selection chaos

"Therefore, these committees are not only doing disservice to the DDCA but also to the game of cricket," Rohan Jaitley wrote in an email to some of the officials
January 06, 2023

Debatable selections, 'unfair practices', 10 for 7 - Delhi cricket is in a mess, again

Even as Delhi struggled to stay afloat against Saurashtra, selectors Khoda and Sidhana had a war of words, which ended with Sidhana walking out of the meeting
January 04, 2023

Jaydev Unadkat rocks Delhi with first-over hat-trick

Saurashtra captain completes a five-wicket haul in his first two overs in Rajkot
January 03, 2023

Ranji Trophy: Abhimanyu Easwaran to play at Abhimanyu Cricket Academy Stadium

The stadium in Dehradun, where the Uttarakhand vs Bengal game will be played, is owned by Abhimanyu's father
January 02, 2023

Delhi out of first-choice pace-bowling options as injury list grows

"No pre-season camp, no proper training session, fast bowlers highly under-cooked," a Delhi cricket official says
December 27, 2022

Shams Mulani aces the left-arm spinner vs left-hand batter challenge

Last season's highest wicket-taker is focused on doing well year after year so that he is not called a one-season wonder
January 28, 2023

Ajinkya Rahane not giving up hope of an India comeback

Fresh off a double-century in the Ranji Trophy, the Mumbai captain says, 'I don't want to run after anything… just want to back my game'
January 23, 2023

Railways vs Punjab game to start afresh after Karnail Singh pitch is deemed 'dangerous and unfit for play'

"Some balls hit the gloves, others scooted low at shoe-height from the same spot," a player who was involved in the game told ESPNcricinfo
December 21, 2022

Fearless Sai Sudharsan hopes to emulate childhood friend Washington Sundar

Young Tamil Nadu batter says he has "no stage fright" after scoring a century on Ranji Trophy debut
January 23, 2023

Ranji Trophy first-round highlights: Nagaland's shocker, Tendulkar's ton, and Tamil Nadu's Bazball

N Jagadeesan and Ishan Kishan continue their form as the 19 games in the round produced 12 results
January 28, 2023

Manoj Tiwary hints at retirement at the end of ongoing season

Leading Bengal in Abhimanyu Easwaran's absence, Tiwary wants his team to take their game to "the next level" to try and win the Ranji Trophy
December 16, 2022

Arjun Tendulkar scores century on Ranji Trophy debut, emulates father Sachin

The 23-year-old, turning out for Goa this season, recorded the feat against Rajasthan
December 14, 2022

Mayank Agarwal hits the reset button to focus firmly on Karnataka

New captain says India selection will take care of itself if he can score loads of Ranji Trophy runs like he did in 2017-18
December 12, 2022

Dhull named captain of Delhi Ranji team, Ishant also in squad for first two games

Dhull, who led India U-19 to World Cup glory earlier this year, has played only eight first-class games
December 10, 2022