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My first Ranji Trophy match

Teenage Viswanath hits double-ton on debut

Oct 6, 2016: Gundappa Viswanath recalls memories of his first Ranji match in Vijayawada, where he encountered RP Gupta and Venkata Rao, the Hall and Griffith of Andhra, and made 230 as an 18-year-old

Gundappa Viswanath


When Sunny made 438 look gettable

Sep 5, 2015: Had India pulled off a remarkable victory at The Oval in 1979, Sunil Gavaskar's 221 would be up there as the greatest Test innings

Martin Williamson

Karnataka v Tamil Nadu, Ranji Trophy 2014-15, final, Mumbai, 2nd day

'The first time I have batted so long' - Karun

Mar 10, 2015: Karun entered the match on the back of a patchy season, having garnered just 381 runs from 15 innings. He has virtually doubled the tally with his unbeaten 310


Playing hookey for Shorty

Feb 12, 2014: If you were a cricket fan born and raised in Bangalore in the '70s and '80s, chances are you did everything in your power to watch Gundappa Viswanath bat

Sriram Dayanand

No. 14

Imran bowls Vishy

Mar 22, 2009: Pakistan's captain sends a chill down Indian spines in Karachi

Rajan Bala

Gundappa Viswanath

The best-loved player

Mar 5, 2009: The wristy little genius was also among the most universally adored of players

Ramachandra Guha

Former captain to receive lifetime achievement award

Viswanath nominated for CK Nayudu award

Feb 7, 2009: Former Indian captain Gundappa Viswanath has been chosen for the CK Nayudu lifetime achievement award, the highest honour the Indian board can bestow on a former player

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Target acquired

Aug 7, 2008: Eleven impressive efforts that have helped a team home

Andrew McGlashan

India's Test captaincy dilemma

Viswanath backs Dhoni as Test captain

Nov 8, 2007: Former Indian captain Gundappa Viswanath said Mahendra Singh Dhoni should lead the Test side as it would be a long-term decision

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Karnataka State Cricket Association elections

Wadiyar defeats Viswanath in Karnataka elections

Sep 9, 2007: Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, the scion of the Mysore royal family, was elected president of the Karnataka State Cricket Association

Anand Vasu

KSCA elections

Incumbents banking on goodwill for Vishwanath

Sep 8, 2007: The incumbent faction led by Brijesh Patel will be challenged by scion of Mysore royal family with the backing of Vijay Mallya in the KSCA elections on September 8

Anand Vasu

Five Karnataka legends felicitated

Repaying the faith

Mar 11, 2007: Anand Vasu takes in a night of honouring and celebrating five legends from Karnataka

Anand Vasu in Bangalore

Viswanath felicitated in Bangalore

'Viswanath the greatest batsman' - Gavaskar

Mar 11, 2007: Gundappa Viswanath was felicitated at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore

Anand Vasu in Bangalore

Polly Umrigar dies at 80

'A gentleman and a great student of the game'

Nov 7, 2006:

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Gundappa Viswanath

The brave little prince

Oct 1, 2006: With a swivel of the wrists, Gundappa Viswanath reduced giants to clods

Soumya Bhattacharya

England in India, 2006-07

Greig's rant ... and Vishy is cradled

Feb 24, 2006: Ajit Wadekar, the former Indian captain, and Madhav Gothoskar, the former Indian umpire look back at some of their fond memories from India-England encounters

Sriram Veera

Wisden Asia Cricket December 2004

A passage to greatness

Dec 6, 2004: From Viswanath to Gavaskar and the modern masters Tendulkar and Dravid, Mukul Kesavan traces the history of Indian batting and its discrete eras in the light of Wisden Asia Cricket's Greatest Indian Innings list.

A history of India-Pakistan cricket

Hope and fear

Mar 27, 2004: Rahul Bhattacharya looks back at five decades of India-Pakistan cricket - a saga in three parts

Rahul Bhattacharya

A history of India-Pakistan cricket

Hope and fear

Mar 27, 2004: Rahul Bhattacharya looks back at five decades of India-Pakistan cricket - a saga in three parts

Rahul Bhattacharya

ICC's Elite Panel is expanded

Mahanama and Jeff Crowe among new match referees

Mar 5, 2004: Roshan Mahanama and Jeff Crowe are among the four new inductees in ICC's Elite Panel of Referees, while Wasim Raja's contract has not being renewed

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