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Indian domestic calendar set for revamp

Feb 17, 2012: The BCCI's technical committee has recommended a revamp of the domestic calendar,playing the Ranji Trophy knockouts over five days and revising the points system

Nagraj Gollapudi

Rajasthan's old-school marathon man

Feb 4, 2012: Vineet Saxena, who was instrumental in his side's second Ranji Trophy win in two years, is one of those archetypal journeymen who toils far from the limelight, keeping the faith alive

Nagraj Gollapudi

A wayward journey to Ranji Trophy success

Jan 26, 2012: Madhya Pradesh's TP Sudhindra was the highest wicket-taker in the Ranji Trophy. The achievement came after he had given up on cricket, twice

Abhishek Purohit

The boys who believed

Jan 26, 2012: Though they were defending champions, Rajasthan couldn't have started the season any worse. Not that it mattered, since the end was perfect, once again

Nagraj Gollapudi

Tamil Nadu v Rajasthan, Ranji Trophy final, Chennai

Karthik disappointed with pitch for Ranji final

Jan 24, 2012: Dinesh Karthik, the lone centurion for Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy final, has blamed the Chepauk pitch for spoiling his team's chances of winning the title

Nagraj Gollapudi

TN v Rajasthan, Ranji Trophy final, Chennai, 5th day

All-round Rajasthan cruise to title

Jan 23, 2012: Rajasthan became only the fifth team to win the Ranji Trophy in successive seasons, as they beat Tamil Nadu on the first-innings lead in Chennai

The Report by Nagraj Gollapudi in Chennai

TN v Rajasthan, Ranji Trophy final, Chennai

Rajasthan's very own Captain Cool triumphs

Jan 23, 2012: Fastidious in his ways, yet instinctive on the pitch; 37 years old but still hard working, Hrishikesh Kanitkar's biggest asset is his ability to instill calm, and that is what has brought his team consecutive Ranji titles

Nagraj Gollapudi at Chepauk

TN v Rajasthan, Ranji Trophy final, Chennai, 4th day

Rajasthan seal lead, headed for title

Jan 22, 2012: Defending champions Rajasthan have virtually sealed the Ranji Trophy title, after bowling out a Tamil Nadu batting line-up that crumbled under the pressure of big runs

The Report by Nagraj Gollapudi in Chennai

TN v Rajasthan, Ranji Trophy final, Chennai

When seven finals in 10 years wasn't enough

Jan 22, 2012: Rajasthan ran into Bombay seven times in the Ranji Trophy final, and the title continued to elude them

Abhishek Purohit

TN v Rajasthan, Ranji Trophy final, Chennai, 3rd day

Rajasthan make inroads after scoring 621

Jan 21, 2012: Rajasthan's plan was to run Tamil Nadu ragged and then unleash their fresh fast-bowlers on tired batsmen. It worked, as the home side's top order made a quick exit

The Report by Nagraj Gollapudi in Chennai

Tamil Nadu v Rajasthan, Ranji final, Chennai, 2nd day

How to identify the Ranji winner

Jan 20, 2012: With Rajasthan losing just two wickets in as many days, the Ranji final has all the makings of a high-scoring draw

Nagraj Gollapudi in Chennai

TN v Rajasthan, Ranji Trophy final, Chennai, 2nd day

Saxena double ton drives patient Rajasthan

Jan 20, 2012: Vineet Saxena remained unconquered for the second successive day as he notched his career-best score

The Report by Nagraj Gollapudi in Chennai

The case for a 12-team Ranji Trophy

Jan 20, 2012: To revive the Indian team, the board must first reorganise the domestic structure. How about fewer teams and a shorter, better planned season?

Harsha Bhogle

TN v Rajasthan, Ranji Trophy final, Chepauk, 1st day

Rajasthan openers occupy Chepauk

Jan 19, 2012: In an age of sit-ins, Rajasthan were on an Occupy Chepauk drive as their opening pair of Vineet Saxena and Aakash Chopra frustrated Tamil Nadu to return undefeated at stumps

The Report by Nagraj Gollapudi at Chepauk

Tamil Nadu v Rajasthan, Ranji Trophy final, Chennai

The boost to Tamil Nadu's collective strength

Jan 18, 2012: L Balaji, their captain, considers this is the best Tamil Nadu team he's been part of and its progress to the final has been a truly collective effort

Nagraj Gollapudi in Chennai

Tamil Nadu v Rajasthan, Ranji Trophy final, Chennai

Self-belief and adaptability the reasons for Bist's success

Jan 18, 2012: Robin Bist's life is already littered with instances where he has received good advice that has shaped his career. That has helped earn his position as Rajasthan's batting giant this season

Nagraj Gollapudi in Chennai

Tamil Nadu v Rajasthan, Ranji Trophy final, Chennai

Experience against hunger in Ranji final

Jan 18, 2012: ESPNcricinfo previews the Ranji Trophy final for the 2011-12 season, between Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan to be played in Chennai

Nagraj Gollapudi in Chennai

Tamil Nadu v Rajasthan, Ranji Trophy final, Chennai

Pitch takes centrestage in Ranji final

Jan 17, 2012: The Ranji Trophy final, starting Thursday, will be played on the same surface on which Tamil Nadu played two matches last month, which could make the track a little weary

Nagraj Gollapudi in Chennai

Mumbai v Tamil Nadu, 2nd semi-final, Ranji Trophy, 4th day

Kulkarni blames batting for Mumbai's failure

Jan 13, 2012: Sulakshan Kulkarni, Mumbai's coach, has singled out the failure of his senior batsmen and their inability to adapt to the situation in the knockouts as the main reason behind the team not reaching the Ranji final

Nagraj Gollapudi at the Wankhede Stadium

Mumbai v Tamil Nadu, 2nd semi-final, Ranji Trophy, 4th day

Tamil Nadu seal spot in Ranji final

Jan 13, 2012: Tamil Nadu entered the Ranji Trophy final for the first time in eight years after gaining a massive first-innings lead against Mumbai, setting up a summit clash with defending champions Rajasthan

The Report Nagraj Gollapudi at the Wankhede Stadium
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Tournament Results
Tamil Nadu v Rajasthan at Chennai - Jan 19-23, 2012
Match drawn (Rajasthan won on 1st innings)
Mumbai v Tamil Nadu at Mumbai - Jan 10-13, 2012
Match drawn (Tamil Nadu won on 1st innings)
Haryana v Rajasthan at Rohtak - Jan 10-12, 2012
Rajasthan won by 64 runs
Hyderabad v Rajasthan at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Jan 2-5, 2012
Match drawn (Rajasthan won on 1st innings)
M. Pradesh v Mumbai at Indore - Jan 2-5, 2012
Match drawn (Mumbai won on 1st innings)
Tamil Nadu v Maharashtra at Chennai - Jan 2-5, 2012
Match drawn (Tamil Nadu won on 1st innings)
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