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India 'A' squad named for matches in July against Australia 'A' and South Africa 'A'
India 'A' squad named for matches in July against Australia 'A' and South Africa 'A'

Cheteshwar Pujara The India ‘A’ team, which will participate in a tri-series against Australia 'A' and South Africa 'A' to be held in Chennai and Wayanad from July 19, has been selected by the Sandeep Patil-led selection committee. Cheteshwar Pujara will lead the Indian side in the first class tournament, previous captain Manoj Tiwary being one of the ‘A’ players who have been promoted to the first t

Jun 29 2015
Best second-string Indian XI
Best second-string Indian XI

Pujara is reasonably a successful Indian player The unforeseen humiliation of a series loss to Bangladesh had many rummaging through names in the Indian domestic circuit for possible replacements. The regulars haven’t lived up to expectations, one of the primary reasons put forward being fatigue from the exhausting schedule. To be fair, the core group of players has been playing continually since the New Zealand tour, and their tired

Jun 29 2015
Reports: Senior players to be rested for Zimbabwe tour; Rohit Sharma or Suresh Raina likely to lead
Reports: Senior players to be rested for Zimbabwe tour; Rohit Sharma or Suresh Raina likely to lead

Rohit Sharma and Suresh Raina during a match in the 2015 World Cup Reports say that India are likely to rest a contingent of senior players for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe in July, with the Sandeep Patil-led selection committee set to select the squad on Monday. MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin are the senior players who are to sit out of the tour, which starts from 10 July and comprises three ODIs and two T20s. It had earli

Jun 28 2015
IPL 2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad bank on foreign power
IPL 2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad bank on foreign power

Sunrisers Hyderabad will be led by David Warner this season Hyderabad, April 7 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad have had mixed luck in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after coming into existence in 2013. They impressed by reaching the playoffs in their debut season -- when they replaced Deccan Chargers -- but again took a step back finishing sixth last year. In order to achieve success on the go, they changed four captains in two years and

Apr 7 2015
Bengal have the upper hand against Jammu and Kashmir in Ranji Trophy
Bengal have the upper hand against Jammu and Kashmir in Ranji Trophy

Wriddhiman Saha Kolkata, January 14 (IANS) Bengal were in a slightly advantageous position as they got rid of the Jammu and Kashmir top order on the second day of their Ranji Trophy match at the Eden Gardens here on Wednesday. Responding to Bengal's first innings score of 387, Jammu and Kashmir were 183/5 when stumps were drawn. Resuming at the overnight score of 312/7, the hosts were all out in the pre-lunch session. Century-maker Wr

Ranji Trophy: Wriddhiman Saha and Unmukt Chand star to put Bengal and Delhi in formidable positions
Ranji Trophy: Wriddhiman Saha and Unmukt Chand star to put Bengal and Delhi in formidable positions

Saha made an unbeaten 129 to take Bengal to 312/7 at stumps from a precarious 68/4 at one stage Kolkata, Jan 13: Bengal rode on wicket-keeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha's exquisite 129 and Laxmi Ratan Shukla's 72 to reach 312/7 on day one of the Ranji Trophy game against Jammu and Kashmir here Monday. Less than 48 hours after returning from the gruelling tour to Australia, Saha rescued the Bengal innings after a poor start. In Del

Jan 14 2015
After Ranji Trophy stunner, Jammu and Kashmir cricketers rearing to go
After Ranji Trophy stunner, Jammu and Kashmir cricketers rearing to go

Parvez Rasool Srinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) Brimming with confidence after bettering a formidable Mumbai side in the Ranji Trophy, Jammu and Kashmir's cricket team, in many ways, representative of India's pluralism, is confident of doing even better with proper infrastructure and financial support. The kudos have not stopped even a month after the Jammu and Kashmir team stunned 40-times champions Mumbai with a four-wicket win – and t

Jan 7 2015
Parvez Rasool: Facing tough times have made us stronger
Parvez Rasool: Facing tough times have made us stronger

Jammu&Kashmir celebrate after beating Mumbai at the Wankhede Stadium. Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) pulled off a sensational win against Mumbai, beating them by four wickets at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday. Led by Shubham Khajuria with the bat and Ram Dayal with the ball, the team pulled off a major upset in their very first ever encounter against the 40-time Ranji Trophy champions. Success from adverse situations Off the fiel

Dec 12 2014
Exclusive Interview: No Ranji side can take J&K lightly anymore, says skipper Parvez Rasool
Exclusive Interview: No Ranji side can take J&K lightly anymore, says skipper Parvez Rasool

Parvez Rasool Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) cricket has been steadily clambering up the performance graph over the past few years. The state side had qualified for the knockout phase of the Ranji Trophy last season after a hiatus of twelve years (they last featured in the 2001-02 season). If that ‘quarterfinal entry’ was a ‘serious beginning’, the J&K Ranji side ensured all eyes in the first round games of the 201

Dec 12 2014
J&K pull off historic 4-wicket win over Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy
J&K pull off historic 4-wicket win over Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy

J&K captain Parvez Rasool led his side to a historic win over Mumbai (File Photo) Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) pulled off the biggest upset in the history of Indian domestic cricket, earlier today, by beating domestic giants Mumbai by 4 wickets in the opening round of the 2014-15 Ranji Trophy season.  Well done to the J&K cricket team, beat Mumbai at the Wankhede stadium. — Omar Abdullah (@abdullah_omar) December 10, 2

Dec 10 2014
Parvez Rasool targets selection in the Indian squad for the 2015 ICC World Cup
Parvez Rasool targets selection in the Indian squad for the 2015 ICC World Cup

Parvez Rasool New Delhi, Nov 23 - Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) cricketer Parvez Rasool is targeting a spot in the Indian team for the 2015 ICC World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. "The target now is selection for the World Cup. There are multi-day matches coming up and the aim is to do well in those. I have to do well as a team and individually as well. The target is to get back to the Indian team," Rasool was quoted a

Nov 23 2014
Jammu and Kashmir cricketers turn heroes despite just narrowly escaping death
Jammu and Kashmir cricketers turn heroes despite just narrowly escaping death

Flood victims make their way past submerged houses in Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir cricketers were lucky to survive heavy floods as the state suffers from nature’s fury. Explaining his experience to the Times of India, Parvez Rasool, the first player from his state to represent the Indian cricket team informed that his family was forced out of their home in the search for a dwelling house.&n

Sep 16 2014
I was in a helpless situation for last 11 days - J&K all-rounder Parvez Rasool's harrowing experience during floods
I was in a helpless situation for last 11 days - J&K all-rounder Parvez Rasool's harrowing experience during floods

FILE PHOTO: Parvez Rasool has narrated his harrowing experience during Jammu & Kashmir floods The devastating effects of nature spare no one. Jammu and Kashmir cricketer Parvez Rasool, who had been stranded at his home in Bijbehera in Anantnag district for the past 10-11 days, revealed his harrowing experience to PTI in a phone conversation. “For the last 11 days, I was literally cut off from the society as none of the teleph

Sep 15 2014
India A in Australia: Robin Uthappa's men register 5th consecutive win
India A in Australia: Robin Uthappa's men register 5th consecutive win

Manoj Tiwary In the Quadrangular A Team ODI tournament that is reaching its closing stages in Australia, India registered their fifth straight win on the trot, against Australia A, on Thursday. The loss ended Australia A’s five match unbeaten run that started in the first match of the tournament against the same opponents. Chasing 229 for win, India reached home with 5-wickets to spare. Ambati Rayud

Jul 31 2014
India A secure a one-wicket win against South Africa A
India A secure a one-wicket win against South Africa A

Unmukt Chand top scored for India A with 53 India A’s one-wicket win against South Africa A in the Quadrangular A-Team series at Darwin, Australia, on Saturday, July 26, 2014, has consolidated their position at the top of the table. India A, chasing 275 from 50 overs, got off to a solid start with skipper Robin Uthappa and Unmukt Chand opening the batting. The pair added 84 runs for the first wicket before Uthappa

Jul 26 2014
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