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Vinay Kumar

'I handle pressure better now'

Mar 25, 2014: Vinay Kumar talks about Karnataka's historic treble, how his bowling has improved, and his thoughts on making a comeback to the India side

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

Ranji Trophy 2013-14

'It was like winning the World Cup' - KL Rahul

Feb 3, 2014: A day after claiming their seventh Ranji Trophy title, a few Karnataka players elaborate on what the victory meant to them and the relief at redeeming themselves after the heartbreak of 2010

Nagraj Gollapudi in Bangalore

Ranji Trophy 2013-14

Depth, healthy competition clinched it for Karnataka

Feb 2, 2014: The Ranji winners made several changes through the season, and importantly, the players grabbed their opportunities. Team bonding and a sound mentorship system also contributed to their success

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Hyderabad

'One of the ends was a green top, the other a dustbowl'

Jan 28, 2014: The last time Maharashtra made it to the Ranji Trophy final, 21 years ago, things didn't quite go their way. But for everyone involved, it was an unforgettable match

Amol Karhadkar

Ranji Trophy 2013-14

Self-taught Bawne gives Maharashtra solidity

Jan 27, 2014: An age-related incident may have kept Ankit Bawne out of the 2012 Under-19 World Cup, but he has not let that controversy affect his batting. Instead, he is making his presence felt by the weight of his Ranji Trophy runs for Maharashtra

Karthik Krishnaswamy

Ranji Trophy, 2013-14

Trite out, outright in

Jan 24, 2014: There has been a conscious effort from the BCCI to produce sporting pitches in Ranji Trophy; the results have now started to show

Karthik Krishnaswamy

J&K take the step up

Jan 18, 2014: Last season's bottom-dwellers were this season's quarter-finalists in the Ranji Trophy. They now have the belief to compete against the top teams, but they need better preparation

Devashish Fuloria

Ranji Trophy 2013-14, semi-finals

'Wearing the Bengal jersey is my motivation'- Shukla

Jan 17, 2014: Laxmi Shukla hasn't played for India since 1999, but the allrounder doesn't have any regrets. Irrespective of the stage, Shukla has always given his best, and this season, he has led by example to guide a young Bengal team to the Ranji Trophy semi-finals

Rachna Shetty

Ranji Trophy 2013-14

From relegation to semifinals, one pep talk at a time

Jan 15, 2014: He was Maharashtra's captain when they last reached the Ranji Trophy final 21 years ago. As coach, Surendra Bhave has made them dream again

Amol Karhadkar

Bengal v Railways, Ranji Trophy quarter-final, Kolkata, 5th day

'I never used to take cricket seriously'- Anureet

Jan 12, 2014: From not taking cricket seriously and facing fitness issues, to emerging as Railways' leading wicket-taker and a key figure behind the team's journey to the quarter-finals this season, Anureet Singh has come a long way

Rachna Shetty in Kolkata

Mumbai v Maharashtra, Ranji quarter-final, 4th day

Jadhav shows respect for defence

Jan 12, 2014: Maharashtra's Kedar Jadhav has passed 1000 runs for the season. The aggressive batsman has understood the importance of defence, thanks to his coach, and it was his composure that helped him outclass Mumbai

Amol Karhadkar in Mumbai

Mumbai v Maharashtra, Ranji Trophy quarterfinals, Mumbai, 1st day

Restrained aggression works for Suryakumar

Jan 8, 2014: After a solid first season, Suryakumar Yadav's form fell away as he swung between the extremes of over-attacking or going into his shell. His 120 against Maharashtra suggests he might have found the middle ground

Amol Karhadkar at the Wankhede Stadium

Mumbai v Maharashtra, Ranji Trophy quarterfinals, Mumbai

A bullet-maker turned bowler

Jan 7, 2014: When he isn't hurling them at batsmen, Domnic Joseph manufactures bullets at Ammunition Factory Khadki in Pune's cantonment area

Amol Karhadkar in Mumbai

Ranji Trophy 2013-14

How J&K broke new ground

Jan 7, 2014: Jammu & Kashmir had to overcome significant challenges on and off the field to reach the quarter-finals of the Ranji Trophy for the first time

Devashish Fuloria

Mumbai v Maharashtra, Ranji Trophy quarterfinal, Mumbai

Abdulla's silent redemption

Jan 7, 2014: After two poor seasons and repeated axings, Iqbal Abdulla has returned in style for Mumbai

Amol Karhadkar in Mumbai

Karnataka v Uttar Pradesh, Ranji Trophy quarterfinals, Bangalore

Is the old RP back?

Jan 7, 2014: RP Singh's image has suffered since he played a brief and forgettable part in India's infamous 2011 England tour. Leaner and back in rhythm, the Uttar Pradesh left-armer looks to change public perceptions once again

Nagraj Gollapudi in Bangalore

Ranji Trophy 2013-14

'Abhi nahin toh kabhi nahin'

Jan 2, 2014: Rajasthan's fast bowler Pankaj Singh on the desperation to represent India, and the pain of being ignored by national selectors despite consistently strong performances

Nagraj Gollapudi

Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Group A

Gujarat, Mumbai, Punjab and Delhi in two-horse race

Dec 29, 2013: Qualification scenarios for teams in Group A of the Ranji Trophy 2013-14

Abhishek Purohit

Ranji Trophy 2013-14

The most hotly contested Ranji group

Dec 29, 2013: Qualification scenarios for teams in Group B of the Ranji Trophy 2013-14

Kanishkaa Balachandran

Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Group C

Kerala, Goa and J&K brace for big fight

Dec 29, 2013: Qualification scenarios for teams in Group C of the Ranji Trophy 2013-14

Alagappan Muthu
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Tournament Results
Karnataka v Maharashtra at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Jan 29-Feb 2, 2014
Karnataka won by 7 wickets
Punjab v Karnataka at Mohali - Jan 18-22, 2014
Match drawn (Karnataka won on 1st innings)
Bengal v Maharashtra at Indore - Jan 18-20, 2014
Maharashtra won by 10 wickets
Bengal v Railways at Kolkata - Jan 8-12, 2014
Bengal won by 48 runs
Karnataka v U. Pradesh at Bangalore - Jan 8-11, 2014
Karnataka won by 92 runs
Mumbai v Maharashtra at Mumbai - Jan 8-11, 2014
Maharashtra won by 8 wickets
Punjab v J + K at Vadodara - Jan 8-11, 2014
Punjab won by 100 runs
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