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Top 5 performances by India at the Under-19 World Cup
Top 5 performances by India at the Under-19 World Cup

Yet another edition of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup is currently underway in Bangladesh. India has easily been the most successful team in this prestigious tournament, which features the future stars of world cricket, with 3 successful campaigns already. Whether they will be able to add a fourth one to their kitty is something that only time will be able to tell. However, this is the perfect occasion for us to look back at some exceptiona

Jan 29 2016
India A crowned Deodhar Trophy champion through collective team effort
India A crowned Deodhar Trophy champion through collective team effort

Faiz Fazal scored a brilliant hundred in the finalThe final of the Deodhar Trophy 2015/16 was played between India A, led by Ambati Rayudu and India B, led by Unmukt Chand at the Green Park, Kanpur on January 29. India A won the tournament by beating India B by a whopping 87 runs.   It was India A captain Ambati Rayudu who won the toss and elected to bat first. Both the openers Faiz Fazal and Murali Vijay started off really well as

Jan 29 2016
Deodhar Trophy 2016: Thrilling semi-final sees Gujarat's chase come up short against India B
Deodhar Trophy 2016: Thrilling semi-final sees Gujarat's chase come up short against India B

Unmukt Chand added 63 runs for India BThe first semi finals of the Deodhar Trophy between India B and Gujarat saw a thrilling climax as India B successfully defended their score of 280 runs.Gujarat had won the toss and elected to bowl first at Green Park, Kanpur. India B were led by Unmukt Chand who had 63 runs from 70 balls. Stuart Binny was the next leading scorer for India B with 41 runs from 48 balls. Suryakumar Yadav added 47 runs from 51 ba

Jan 26 2016
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Super League Roundup: Pandya steers Baroda to win; UP remain only unbeaten side
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Super League Roundup: Pandya steers Baroda to win; UP remain only unbeaten side

Pandya's all-round effort helped Baroda winAs India were struggling to clear the fence at Brisbane, a member of their T20 squad was smashing the bowlers to all corners of the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Hardik Pandya’s 86 off just 46 balls helped Baroda kick off the Super League stage with a win over Vidarbha.After winning the toss, Baroda captain decided to bowl first. Despite losing a wicket in the third over, Vidarbha got off to a go

Jan 15 2016
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy super league stage decided; Hardik Pandya hits five sixes in an over and takes 3 wickets
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy super league stage decided; Hardik Pandya hits five sixes in an over and takes 3 wickets

Hardik Pandya of Baroda was the man of the day on the final day of Mushtaq Ali league stagesThere was joy in store on the final day of leauge stage action of the Syed Mushtaq Ali 2015/16 Trophy for Vidarbha, Gujarat and Jharkhand, as they completed the super league stage line up of 8 teams. There was heartbreak in store, however, for Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh, Saurashtra and Punjab, all four of whom had entered the last day with a realistic ch

Ambati Rayudu and Unmukt Chand named captains of Deodhar Trophy squads
Ambati Rayudu and Unmukt Chand named captains of Deodhar Trophy squads

Gujarat captain Parthiv Patel and India ‘B’ captain Unmukt Chand with Ricky PontingThe India ‘A’ and India ‘B' teams that will take on Gujarat in the 50-over Deodhar Trophy between January 24 to January 28 have been announced, with the two sides consisting of the best performers from the 2015/16 domestic season. Gujarat, the Vijay Hazare Trophy champions, will be the third team in this historic event which is bei

Jan 5 2016
Axar Patel and Unmukt Chand spearhead Gujarat and Delhi into Vijay Hazare Trophy final
Axar Patel and Unmukt Chand spearhead Gujarat and Delhi into Vijay Hazare Trophy final

Axar Patel’s 6/43 eliminated Tamil Nadu, Unmukt Chand’s 80 took Delhi over Himachal PradeshGujarat’s Axar Patel and Delhi’s Unmukt Chand were the standout performers from the semi-final round of the Vijay Hazare Trophy matches in Bangalore on Saturday, on a day which saw favourites Tamil Nadu knocked out and Himachal Pradesh’s sparkling run brought to an end.Gautam Gambhir won the toss for Delhi against HP and chose

Dec 26 2015
Vijay Hazare quarter finalists decided - Yuvraj Singh masterclass sends Mumbai crashing out in dramatic Group A
Vijay Hazare quarter finalists decided - Yuvraj Singh masterclass sends Mumbai crashing out in dramatic Group A

Yuvraj Singh's highest score of the tournament came when Punjab needed it the most The quarter-final line-up of the 2015 Vijay Hazare Trophy has been decided, with six teams making their way through to the knockout stages as a result of the action on Friday. There were a lot of emotions running through all the matches being played simultaneously across the country on Friday – but at the end, some like Yuvraj Singh got to r

Dec 18 2015
Unmukt Chand misses Vijay Hazare Trophy match to attend hindi exam
Unmukt Chand misses Vijay Hazare Trophy match to attend hindi exam

Unmukt Chand holding the man of the tournament trophy of ICC under-19 world cup 2012 Young Delhi opener Unmukt Chand missed his team's opening game of the Vijay Hazare domestic one-day tournament against Baroda on Thrusday to attend an University exam. Chand had to clear a paper of his graduation course in order to get his final degree.  He missed his Hindi exam during the first semester and hasn’t attempted it eve

Dec 11 2015
Board President XI vs South Africa: Cheteshwar Pujara sinks, KL Rahul rescues and Hardik Pandya blazes
Board President XI vs South Africa: Cheteshwar Pujara sinks, KL Rahul rescues and Hardik Pandya blazes

Naman Ojha hits a shot on way to his 52 against South Africa There were a lot of players who entered the field for South Africa’s tour match against Board President XI on Friday at the Brabourne Stadium with a lot to prove. At stumps on Day 1 of the 2-day match, the practice match being played before the 1st Test at Mohali next Thursday, some like KL Rahul (72 off 132) could walk off with accomplished smiles, while some like Chete

Oct 30 2015
Yuvraj Singh's 187 frustrates Gujarat while Unmukt Chand carries Delhi to victory in Ranji Trophy: Day 4 Roundup
Yuvraj Singh's 187 frustrates Gujarat while Unmukt Chand carries Delhi to victory in Ranji Trophy: Day 4 Roundup

Yuvraj Singh produced a vintage knock against a handy Gujarat bowling attack In an awe-inspiring performance, Yuvraj Singh reminded the selectors of his abilities with a flamboyant century against Gujarat in Mohali. His knock of 187 from 233 balls included 14 fours and 7 sixes, came against a bowling unit which included the likes of RP Singh, Jasprit Bumrah and Ramesh Powar and powered Punjab to a massive score of 608. Bharghav Bh

Oct 18 2015
10 players to watch out for in the 2015-16 Ranji season
10 players to watch out for in the 2015-16 Ranji season

Reigning champions Karnataka have a number of talented players to watch out for The Ranji Trophy caravan for the 2015-2016  season is well and truly underway. The tournament has provided the national team with a number of talented players over the years while it also provides the platform for the young upcoming cricketers to hog the limelight.  The next few months will be crucial for some players in staking their claim for a

Oct 3 2015
Gautam Gambhir retained as captain of Delhi Ranji Team
Gautam Gambhir retained as captain of Delhi Ranji Team

Gautam Gambhir Gautam Gambhir has been formally retained as captain of the Delhi Ranji Team for the 2015-‘16 season, Wisden cricket reports.  A curious confusion had previously prevailed over who would lead the team, as Sportskeeda had reported, and Gambhir was even told not to attend training sessions till the confusion was cleared. The Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA), has decided to retain the former I

Sep 21 2015
Nasir Hossain's all-round heroics help Bangladesh A defeat India A by 65 runs
Nasir Hossain's all-round heroics help Bangladesh A defeat India A by 65 runs

Nasir Hossain was the star of the match following up his unbeaten knock of 102 with a five-wicket haul Bangladesh A defeated India A by 65 runs in the second one-dayer at Bangalore today to equalise the three-match series 1-1. The hero of the match was was all-rounder Nasir Hossain who remained unbeaten on 102 to guide Bangladesh to a healthy total of 252 in their 50 overs before shining with the ball as well picking up five wickets.

Sep 18 2015
5 reasons why the series between India A & Bangladesh A is crucial
5 reasons why the series between India A & Bangladesh A is crucial

Bangladesh has enjoyed remarkable success at home recently including a series win against South Africa There was a time when Bangladesh was considered as mere minnows of cricket. Playing against them was like a walk in the park for the cricketing giants. They produced an odd victory here and there which they used to celebrate for long. Those days are well and truly gone. Bangladesh has recently emerged as a commanding force in the game of c

Sep 15 2015
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