India domestic season 2012-13

Ishwar Pandey makes his own luck

'Height. Speed. Strength. He has everything,' says the MP coach about fast bowler Ishwar Pandey, who is the leading wicket-taker this Ranji season

Mumbai v Saurashtra, Ranji Trophy, final, Mumbai

Mind over matter for Nayar

Abhishek Nayar may not be the most elegant of cricketers on the Indian domestic circuit, but his mental toughness and a burning desire to improve have served him well

Mumbai v Saurashtra, Final, Ranji Trophy 2012-13, Mumbai

The guide behind Saurashtra's rise

Saurashtra's veteran coach Debu Mitra, who has been crucial in the team's rise in the domestic circuit, remains unassuming but proud

Saurashtra v Punjab, Ranji Trophy 2012-13 semi-final, 5th day

Saurashtra revel after a sleepless night

Going into the final day in Rajkot, hardly anyone from both the camps got sound sleep overnight, but the Saurashtra players won't mind as they secured a spot in the Ranji Trophy final - their region's first since 1937-38

Saurashtra v Punjab, Ranji Trophy semifinal, Rajkot, 1st day

Shah unfussed by added pressure

Jaydev Shah has had to overcome various pressures as captain of Saurashtra and his innings today showed why he deserves the leadership