Ranji Trophy quarter-finals

Faith in players took Hyderabad back to top level

After their 21 all out debacle against Rajasthan last season, Hyderabad dropped several players. This season, new coach Sunil Joshi insisted players be stuck with, and they have earned a quarter-final against Rajasthan

Ranji Trophy Plate League 2011-12

Kerala and HP in semi-final shootout

It's still a tight race to the semi-finals as the Plate League enters the final round. A guide to who needs to do what to qualify

Ranji Trophy Plate League 2011-12

Re-laid Kochi pitch lends Plate division bite

Kerala's surge this Ranji season marks a turnaround in their fortunes, and their thrilling finishes against Services and Andhra on the treacherous pitch at the Nehru Stadium stand out in a season of dull draws

Ranji Trophy Plate League 2011-12

The secret of Laxman's steel: Hyderabad

He may not be able to play for his Ranji side often, but follows them closely even when on tour and is encouraged by the upturn after they hit rock bottom