Tag: Ranji trophy champion


Irani Cup | Chance to assess players as Madhya Pradesh takes on Rest of India

Golden opportunity: Mayank Agarwal, who has been among the runs will be keen to make this match count as he bides his comeback to the national team. | Photo Credit: SUDHAKARA JAIN Even as India and Australia get ready for the third Test on Wednesday, 500km away from the Holkar Stadium in Indore 22 players will take guard in one of the most prestigious competitions in Indian domestic cricket. Madhya Pradesh, last year’s Ranji Trophy Champions (2021-22), will take on the Rest of India in the 58th Irani Cup tie at the Captain Roop Singh Stadium here.While India will not play a lot of Tests this year after the current series against Australia, the tie allows selectors to assess players like Rest of India skipper Mayank Agarwal, who topped the run charts with 990 runs. The Karnataka opener ...

Saurashtra thrash Bengal by nine wickets to bag second Ranji Trophy title

Saurashtra’s captain Jaydev Unadkat celebrates with teammates during the 4th day of Ranji Trophy final cricket match between Bengal and Saurashtra on February 19th, 2023. | Photo Credit: PTI Left-arm pacer Jaydev Unadkat returned a match haul of nine wickets, including 6/85 in the second innings, as Saurashtra thrashed Bengal by nine wickets in the summit clash to clinch their second Ranji Trophy title on February 19.Having given away a big first innings lead of 230 runs, Bengal, who were overnight 169/4 in their second essay, folded for 241, handing the visitors a mere 12 runs target to win the final.Saurashtra lost their opening batter Jay Gohil (0) off the bowling of Akash Deep but eventually went past the target, reaching 14 for 1 in 2.4 overs, to wrap up the match with one day an...