The making of Navdeep Saini
The making of Navdeep Saini

After roughing up Bengal in the Ranji Trophy semi-final, the pacer tells us about his tricky passage into the Delhi team, how his tennis-ball experience helps, and what the support of senior pros has meant to him

Tiwary comments 'uncalled for' - KP Bhaskar
Tiwary comments 'uncalled for' - KP Bhaskar

The Delhi coach has said his players were fired up by the Bengal captain needling them about conceding the first-innings lead in their last meeting in 2015

Saini, Khejroliya bowl Delhi into Ranji final
Saini, Khejroliya bowl Delhi into Ranji final

Delhi's bowlers shot out the opposition for 86 within 25 overs to win by an innings and book their team's spot in the title bout

Gambhir, Chandela centuries help Delhi seize control
Gambhir, Chandela centuries help Delhi seize control

The Delhi openers added a massive 232, thereby bringing their deficit down to only 15 runs with seven wickets in hand against Bengal

Bengal squander strong position after Sudip 83
Bengal squander strong position after Sudip 83

Delhi bowlers kept taking wickets on a batting-friendly surface to take the early advantage on the first day of their semi-final in Pune

Abhimanyu Easwaran's pragmatism strengthens cricketing passion
Abhimanyu Easwaran's pragmatism strengthens cricketing passion

The 22-year-old Bengal opener is practical when acknowledging the advantages his father's support allows him but insists the only pressure he takes on is of doing his job well for the side

Jadeja hits six sixes in an over, 154 off 69 in SCA district tournament
Jadeja hits six sixes in an over, 154 off 69 in SCA district tournament

The allrounder struck smashed 15 fours and 10 sixes, six of them in one over, in his assault

Shami, Umesh and Saha to play Ranji Trophy semi-finals
Shami, Umesh and Saha to play Ranji Trophy semi-finals

The participation of Ishant Sharma for Delhi's semi-final against Bengal remains in doubt given his troublesome ankle

Rahul, India quicks to miss Ranji knockouts
Rahul, India quicks to miss Ranji knockouts

While KL Rahul will miss Karnataka's quarter-final due to a niggle, the fast bowlers selected for the South Africa tour have all been rested

Daredevils part ways with Upton, Sekar
Daredevils part ways with Upton, Sekar

Technical director Zubin Bharucha also exits, but franchise retain services of assistant coaches S Sriram and Pravin Amre

Pothas warns SL against being 'infatuated' with India
Pothas warns SL against being 'infatuated' with India

The Sri Lanka coach says his side learnt lessons from the drubbing it got from India at home earlier this year, and comes to visit its in-form neighbour with a refreshed team culture

Friendship, understanding Mumbai's strength - Tendulkar
Friendship, understanding Mumbai's strength - Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar recalls some of his fondest memories with Mumbai on the eve of the side's 500th Ranji Trophy match

Iyer dismantles Ashwin's best-laid plans
Iyer dismantles Ashwin's best-laid plans

Over the course of his 124-ball 138 against Tamil Nadu, India's hottest young batsman took apart the world's best offspinner with a sumptuous combination of skill and calculation

CoA grants Associate membership to Cricket Association of Pondicherry
CoA grants Associate membership to Cricket Association of Pondicherry

Three different bodies were claiming a stake to represent Puducherry but the CAP was awarded membership as it seemed to have a more organised system in place and government support

Was tough missing out  on four years of good time - Yo Mahesh
Was tough missing out on four years of good time - Yo Mahesh

Yo Mahesh had spent most of the last few years tending to his injured knees, but his comeback bore no signs of that

Yo Mahesh heroics helps TN snatch lead
Yo Mahesh heroics helps TN snatch lead

Indrajith's 152 holds middle order before late rescue act pushes TN ahead; Iyer fifty helps Mumbai wipe out deficit

Run-hungry Shaw keeps up the good habit
Run-hungry Shaw keeps up the good habit

His third first-class century in just his fourth match, against a quality Tamil Nadu attack was a mark of the strides the 17-year old has taken since debuting earlier in the year

Mohammed Siraj's swift rise up the Indian ranks
Mohammed Siraj's swift rise up the Indian ranks

Following an impressive showing in the IPL and domestic cricket, a call-up for the T20I series against New Zealand has put fast bowler Mohammed Siraj closer to realising his India dream

Flexibility and adaptability key to succeed in India - Williamson
Flexibility and adaptability key to succeed in India - Williamson

Coach Mike Hesson said while each individual had a different method of tackling the spinners, it was important to not sweat over the "mystery" element

Thakur, Karthik back in India squad for New Zealand ODIs
Thakur, Karthik back in India squad for New Zealand ODIs

While KL Rahul was left out after not playing a single ODI against Australia, Shikhar Dhawan returned after he had sought leave to be with his ill wife